FROM THE EDITOR
As much I love the warm weather, I don’t relish what summer does to my hair. Sweat, swimming and sunlight can all play havoc with your tresses – not to forget the humidity – which is why we’ve called on the experts to guide you through the warmer seasons for a seriously Instagram-worthy do. Check out all the tips and product recommendations on page 8.
Speaking of weather, if you’ve ever suspected it affects your moods, you’d be correct. On page 12, we dissect the science behind this phenomenon. Did you know that with higher temps, people become more likely to ask someone out or leave bigger tips?
Changing gear entirely, the science of wellness is evolving so rapidly, we can hardly keep up, and it can be difficult to tell genuine breakthroughs from well-marketed gimmicks. On page 4, we examine the new trend of sequencing the DNA of your gut microbes – an area which is receiving increasing amounts of attention as it impacts on so many areas of your wellbeing. We look at the new generation of gut tests and what they can offer you.
On page 16, we’re excited to debut our new advice column, Off the Record. This week, it’s all about sex and we’ll have a rotating line-up of experts to answer your intimate and embarrassing questions. Go on, we know you’re curious!