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The Dry Skin Heroes: Bioderma

As the winter season is coming along in full swing, it is important to look after our skin considering it isn’t uncommon to suffer from dry skin during the winter.

Bioderma’s Atoderm’ range is a range of luxurious skincare products devoted to keeping the skin hydrated and soft throughout the cold winter months. Each product in the range contains dermo-patented formulas, which deliver wonderful results when it comes to the skin lasting in moisture.» >

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Two Door Cinema Club Smash the O2 Arena

Two Door Cinema Club are an indie rock band from Ireland. Having recently released their newest album ‘False Alarm’ in June, the band has certainly stepped up their game with an incredibly theme-devoted album; the band revolve their tracklist around with lyrics to do with the internet. To complement this lyrical theme, their tour this year consists of a fabulous set up at each concert venue. Their use of lighting, stage backdrop, instruments and the outfits the bandmembers wore reflects their bold album art colour scheme: red, blue and yellow.» >

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A Writer’s Best Friend: Pen Heaven’s Travel Essentials

Luxury gift hub, Pen Heaven, say that ‘travelling might not seem like the time to put pen to paper, but for many of the world’s most notable writers, a journey just about anywhere – accompanied with a pen and journal – was exactly what they needed to set the creative juices flowing’. If you are a writer, you’ll know that your best ideas come around when you’re least expecting them. I’ve found that when I’m travelling, I always think of article ideas whether I’m sat on a train, walking along the beach, or waiting hours on end at the airport.» >

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Do You Want a Mouth-Watering Burger with an Amazing Discount? Try Honest Burgers.

I have been to Honest Burgers in Reading twice now and I’ve had an exceptional experience. If you go on a Saturday night, you can indulge in a mouth-watering burger with your friends whilst listening to a DJ set- could a restaurant get any more fun?

Honest Burgers has sites across the UK and offers a brilliant student discount. With your student ID, you can get 30% off food every Monday to Thursday between 14:00 and 17:30.» >

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Weight Loss: The Most Effective Ways to Lose fat

Words by Mariyan Voykov, a third-year student studying Bsc Biomedical Science.

According to science…

What you should be doing: 


  1. Research shows that dietary fibre helps manage weight by promoting satiation, decreasing absorption of macronutrients and altering secretion of gut hormones [Slavin 2005]. However, counting calories is still imperative in maintaining caloric deficit for weight loss.   
  2. DON’T reduce your sleep- sleeping5.5 hours instead of 7.5 hours a night makes you lose up to 60% less fat [Nedeltcheva 2010]. 
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Struggling with Acne-Prone Skin? Try Bioderma.

Bioderma’s skincare range has so much variety that you will be able to find the perfect skincare product to suit you.

I do not consider myself to have acne-prone skin, although I have certainly experienced the struggle with finding the right skincare products when I was 14 to treat my hormonal breakouts. I have normal to combination skin, yet I still get a few spots now and again and I am a big fan of finding the right products to treat them.» >

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