Five apps specially designed for women
Whether you want to track your period, up your fitness levels or book some last-minute pampering, these apps have been specially designed with women in mind. about your period and informs you when your period is due, and also records sex, pain, moods, cervical fluid and birth control pills.
Get to grips with the menopause and understand more about what your body is going through with this calendar-based tool. Created by Ciara Polikretis, alongside chief medical advisor Dr Richard Buyalos (a Fellow of the ACOG), this app aims to educate women on the changes and allows users to track symptoms, document what’s happening, and keep on top of weight and blood pressure changes.
If you use the contraceptive pill, you’ll no doubt be familiar with that feeling of dread if you’ve forgotten to take your daily dose, but myPill® aims to be a contraception game-changer to help you keep track of your medication. The app reminds you to take the pill – and even knows when you’re on a break. It also tracks your history and any symptoms you might have.
Whether you’re after a manicure or a massage, Treatwell allows users to book their treatments day or night. The app has more than 12,000 salons, spas, hairdressers and massage clinics across the UK and Ireland and is the easiest way to book a last-minute spray tan whether you’re at home or somewhere new.
Workout for Women claims you can apparently burn fat and lose weight by doing their exercises just seven minutes a day, so see if this programme works for you with these cardio and body weight workouts aimed at women. It’s beginner-friendly, plus you don’t need a gym to get started.