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National Burns Awareness Day: Parents Warned About Danger Of Hair Straighteners Around Children

Parents are being warned that their hair straightening habits could pose a potential risk to children. According the latest UK figures, 392 children were admitted to specialist burns units as a result of hair straighteners in 2015. This accounts for 5% of all admissions to paediatric burns units. In a survey of more than 2,000 parents…

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Mum Gives Birth To Second Set Of Identical Twins In Four Years

A mum has given birth to her second set of identical twins in four years. Simone Burstow, 32, from Australia, who has four-year-old twins Oliver and Harrison with her husband John Burstow, gave birth to girls Evie and Georgia in September 2016. According to the NHS, all pregnant women have approximately the same chance of having identical…

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Charlotte Olympia’s Kitty Slippers Just Got An Emoji-Makeover

Charlotte Olympia has given her iconic kitty flats an Emoji-inspired makeover, and you’re going to lose your mind over how cute they all are. Her new line, aptly titled ‘Emoticats’, features six new styles including ‘LOL’ kitties, ‘Cheeky’ kitties and ‘Flirty’ kitties. Fun facial expressions are embroidered onto the British shoe designer’s signature velvet uppers…

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Anniesa Hasibuan Brought Hijabs To The New York Fashion Week Catwalk In The Most Beautiful Way

Wednesday 14 September was a big day in the history of New York Fashion Week. Not only was it the first time an Indonesian designer had been included in the line-up, it was also the first time the hijab appeared on the catwalk. At just 28-years-old, it’s an impressive feat from designer Anniesa Hasibuan – whose…

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Boy Born With 2% Brain Function Dubbed ‘Medical Miracle’ As He Defies Odds To Start School

A boy who was born with 2% brain function has been called a “medical miracle” as he started school.  Noah Wall’s parents – Shelly and Rob Wall – were told by medics their son wouldn’t survive birth. But now the four-year-old’s brain has developed and grown to almost that of a typical four-year-old. “Noah is really…

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Dad Hits Back After School Told Him To ‘Moderate’ His Son’s ‘Extreme’ Blonde Hair

A boarding school has told parents to “moderate” their eight-year-old son’s blonde hair.  Logan Taylor-Johnstone, from Reigate, Surrey, began Year 4 with a similar hairstyle to the one he had last year, except his hair was lighter and a bit longer.  Teachers at Royal Alexandra and Albert boarding school said his hair was too “extreme” and didn’t fit…

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Can You Really Wear Victoria’s Secret Underwear As Outerwear?

Victoria’s Secret tried to sell underwear as outerwear with its new ‘(Un)Dress Code’ collection, but people weren’t having any of it. Following a Facebook backlash to the adverts (which resulted in them being pulled), BuzzFeed staff writer Nina Mohan decided to give it the range a try, wearing three outfits to work for the day. Mohan wore…

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Graphic: Midwife Shares Intimate Birth Photos Featuring Beautiful Heart-Shaped Placenta In ‘Birth In Focus’

A midwife has shared a selection of intimate and poignant photographs to inform, educate and inspire others about how different births can be. Becky Reed, from Peckham in London, said she found photographs of birth invaluable as visual aids in preparing women and their families for labour. She has collated stories from women who have…

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