An interesting way to spend the time is to compare the way science is reported in the media to what the actual published research states. There is often quite a mismatch. So when I saw some online comment about an article in Time that said that men preferred woman with less makeup, I didn’t […]
Don’t worry, I haven’t gone all political. I sometimes set myself the goal to write a blog post based on whatever the first tweet I find on my Twitter feed is. I read the tweet, set the clock running for ten minutes, and see what comes out. This time I found someone was asking if
Lovers of taste and decorum will of course be aware that this year’s Eurovision Song Contest was won by Conchita Wurst. Whilst her success was no doubt largely due to musicality and creative artistry, it may have caught some people’s attention that she sports a beard. I wonder if this had anything to do with
Nobody knows exactly why we age. One popular theory is that staying alive is simply too hard to keep it up for long. We have large and complicated bodies full of intricate chemicals, all of which are under constant attack from oxygen in the atmosphere. It is a bit like a ship in the middle
I have only heard about the Beauty Bible compiled by the redoubtable Jo Fairley recently and I haven’t read it yet. In fact I haven’t actually even seen it for sale anywhere. A quick check on Amazon reveals that like the actual Bible, there are various versions so I am not sure where to start.
A thought popped into my head one day late last year. What products are beauty bloggers talking about? I read about a dozen beauty blogs and I know what they cover, but are they representative of the overall beautisphere? I decided to apply a bit of science to it and carry out some research.
Height is the one of the key factors in selecting a partner.
The credit crunch is affecting the way we buy our personal care products.
I have already posted about the features of an attractive female face. But what lies behind these observations? Could it be that your hormones make you beautiful? A few years ago scientists at the University of St Andrews took photos of 59 women aged between 18 and 25 every week for six weeks. They also
This is a product that takes itself very seriously. It comes with a CD with videos that explain what it is all about and show you how to use it. There is also a website with an impressive amount of information. The bit that interested me most was the clinical data. This has been done