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Our Queenager Christmas Survival Guide

As you plunge into your Christmas celebrations, here are our tried and tested top tips for surviving the festive season. Happy Christmas from all of us at Noon!

’We had drifted apart, but I never forgot her. How could I? 

Was it chance or serendipity that led Jane Corry to an unexpected and moving reunion? 

We need to do this to save the planet

Fashion is one of the worst contributors to climate change and the industry is set to double emissions by 2030. If we are going to have any chance of achieving the drastic reduction in global warming that we need to, we HAVE to stop consuming so much. Former fashion editor Tiffanie Darke has a solution and a challenge. 

Tensions in my body that have been there for years are released in a flush of emotions, tears, laughter and relief

Beatrice Aidin experiences a unique weekend retreat trying out the Human Method technique developed by Nahid de Belgeonne, aka the nervous system whisperer. 

Our family and friends think we're incredible for actually doing something so bold

When Kathinka Horn and her husband Kirstan decided they wanted to shake things up in their lives, they made the decision to go on the sort of trip that most of us only dream of.

Why Queenagers need to embrace 'soft life'

I first heard of the phrase Soft Life on Instagram. I posted a picture of myself on a solo trip to the Maldives, and my cousin commented that I was enjoying the ‘soft life’. Soon after I started to see black girls and women all over my feed using the soft life hashtag to describe the lifestyle shift, they were making.

Queenagers - a new way of looking at midlife!

Why is it that men in our society are seen to get better with age, like fine wine – while women are seen more like peaches; one wrinkle and we’re done? Noon has paired up with Vision Express and Jo Whiley to challenge this stereotype, and to change the way that the world sees older women.

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The transformative power of beauty in midlife

There's more to beauty than mere pleasure and satisfaction, says Sue Peart.

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What I learned about hair, makeup and myself by going grey

For years Kate Spicer coloured her hair. When she stopped, she suddenly learned there were some secrets to going grey.

Would you rather be thin, or happy?

After dieting and purging for years, Daisy Buchanan asks what really matters

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How to improve the way we age

Small regular habits can make a big difference in how we age...and feel. The Age Well Project tells us how.