Category Archives: HEALTH

Q&A | Kate Montgomery: Crohn’s took my bowel, but have you seen my abs?

Kate Montgomery was diagnosed with Crohn’s disease, an often aggressive inflammatory bowel disease that attacks the lining of a person’s gut, 11 years ago. She spent most of her 20s exhausted, researching and testing any possible cure – and dealing with the more mortifying aspects of having to wear an ostomy bag. She tells Sarah her story, and why she’s feeling better than ever.

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Jess Wilby: Cosmo’s right, you can’t always trust beauty bloggers

A couple of days ago it all kicked off on Twitter because Cosmopolitan dared to ask: ‘Beauty Bloggers: Can we trust anything they say?’ Since then we’ve had an anonymous blogger burn book and Lush Cosmetics were accused of fat shaming, so the conversation was somewhat derailed. I do however think it’s important to go back and admit our faults – something our beauty blogger community doesn’t like doing, it seems…

Now I’m not being edgy for the clickbait, I genuinely believe we should take all blogger advice with a pinch of salt. Whilst this may seem like common sense to some, when you’re online looking for advice and desperate for answers you can find yourself taking words of wisdom from even the most questionable corners of the internet.

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