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Marilyn Monroe’s lips and Cheryl Cole smoky eyes – most iconic beauty trends of all time

Marilyn Monroe’s siren red lips have been voted the most iconic beauty trend of all time. The Hollywood sex symbol sported the striking bright pout during the 1950s and 1960s, but most famously in the 1955 film The Seven Year Itch. Her look was later copied by Robert Palmer’s backing singers in the 1980s Addicted [...]


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Mums-to-be planning conception – around weather, weddings and work

Half of modern mums are meticulously planning the timing of their new arrival around weather, weddings and work commitments, a study has found. Researchers found the excitement of discovering a new baby is on the way has been replaced by an operation reminiscent of a military manoeuvre, involving times, dates and even locations. Among the [...]


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Men increasingly self-conscious about image and appearance

Women feel twice as much pressure to look good as men do, a new study has shown. A detailed look into the body confidence of 2,000 men and women also documented a dramatic overall rise in appearance-related anxiety. Results showed two thirds of the women polled felt under too much pressure to look good, citing [...]


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The Mum-line – women spend two months of their life chatting to mum on the phone

The average woman will spend the equivalent of two months of her life chatting on the phone – to her mum, a new study and infographic has revealed. Researchers found that women make an average of three calls a week to their mum, with each conversation lasting just over 16 minutes. That’s a total of [...]


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Two thirds of women tidy the house – after other half has already ‘cleaned’

Men only do ‘half a job’ when tackling household chores, the nation’s women revealed. Research, carried out among 2,000 females, found around two thirds regularly have to go round and clean or tidy up AFTER their husbands have already ‘done it’. The study also found around six in ten women wish their partner wouldn’t bother [...]


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Women feel ‘invisible’ to opposite sex by 51

Women feel invisible to the opposite sex at the age of 51, it has been revealed. A detailed study of 2,000 women revealed a large percentage felt once they reached 51 they no longer received the level of attention they once used to. Many even went as far as to admit they felt ‘ignored’. The [...]


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One in four women are dieting – with their dog

One in four women have gone on a diet – with their DOG, according to new research. Six in ten dog owners have put their precious pooch on a diet, giving them portion control, exercise routines and even ‘flex days’ to help them shift the pounds. In fact, almost one in five women will have [...]


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‘Fakebooking’ – one third of a woman’s Facebook page is ‘spun’

One third of the content on the average woman’s Facebook page is ‘spun’, a new survey has revealed.  Millions of women now admit to editing and de-tagging pictures, changing ‘check-ins’ and sharing links that make them look intelligent or funny – even if they haven’t read them – to appear more interesting online. The results [...]


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SatNav, Facebook and hair straighteners – the modern day Wonders of the World for women

Facebook, hair straighteners and parking sensors have been hailed among the seven wonders of the modern world – by women. The weird and wonderful list, which contained everything from beauty items, food, gadgets and famous faces, was compiled following a poll carried out among 2,000 British women and men. Other modern day ‘wonders’ for women [...]


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Half of married football fans put sport ahead of wife

One in two football fans admits to putting their love of the sport above their wife, it has been revealed. The true extent to which passion for the game impacts upon wedded bliss was unveiled in the study of 1,000 football fans – and 1,000 suffering wives. When asked to choose the biggest source of [...]


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