Health

Studies show HRT can reduce women's risk of Alzheimer’s – could it have saved my mum?

Kate Muir discovered that menopause doesn't just affect our bodies, it affects our minds.

The Friday Five: Ambitious products for lazy people

Beauty Director Beatrice Aidin chooses five great products that achieve maximum results with minimum effort.

The Friday Five: Eco-friendly beauty products

Beauty Director Beatrice Aidin reveals eco-friendly products that are sustainable...and effective!

The Friday Five: Hydrating, smoothing, radiance-giving products

Beauty Director Beatrice Aidin reveals products for sensitive skin, to highlight, calm skin and more.

Zoom: Understanding hair loss in midlife

Find out the facts about midlife hair loss, from thinning, patchy loss, hormone-related loss to other changes, from a panel of experts.

How learning to surf at 50-plus changed me

Danielle Cass began surfing age 50 plus and turned from invisible to strong and beautiful

The Friday Five: Stand-out products I love now

There are so many beauty products out there. Which ones are really worth buying? Our Beauty Director shares some picks

What hair loss in midlife was like for me

Chrissy Iley started to experience hair loss...and went on a journey to figure out what was happening to her locks.

5 of the best concealers for mature skin

Our Beauty Director Beatrice Aidin shares her top affordable concealers for midlife

Join us: Catherine Mayer on bereavement and re-embracing life

Journalist Catherine Mayer and Anne Mayer Bird, her mother and co-author, discuss the loss of their husbands and coping with bereavement with Eleanor Mills.

To Botox or not to Botox: Why I needed the needle

Beatrice Aidin, an award-winning beauty journalist, gave up Botox. Then something happened and she found herself yearning for it again.

Catherine Mayer on the physicality of grief

Catherine Mayer’s beloved husband Andy died at the beginning of the pandemic, only weeks after her stepfather. Since then she and her mother have been sharing their bereavement journey together, culminating in writing Good Grief, a book which is searing about loss but optimistic on how to re-embrace life. Here is an edited extract of a brand-new chapter about how grief affects body as well as soul.