Working mums spend more time on childcare

A new study has revealed that while most of the couples believe in sharing parenting responsibilities, mothers still bear significantly more of the child care load.

The study of 182 dual-earner couples found that the mothers' additional parenting burden started early, when their first child was less than a year old.

The research showed when their children were 9 months old, mothers spent nearly 70 per cent of their time on an average workday (when they weren't working or sleeping) on some type of child care, compared to less than 50 per cent of time for fathers.

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Weekly Beauty Tip

This week’s beauty tip is on ‘Kiernan Shipka’s Pretty Pink Lip’. Take your makeup box and try…

Kiernan Shipka’s Pretty Pink Lip

Who Kiernan Shipka

The Expert Celebrity Makeup Artist Robert Sesnek (Instagram @robertsesnek)

The Look Glowing skin and pink lips

The Tip

1. Create a flawless canvas with a weightless foundation, like Armani Luminous Silk Foundation.

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What happy couples know

Couples from across the globe share four basic rules of a happy marriage. And guess what? Love and understanding aren't top criteria on that list!

In a world of instant gratification and quick-fix so lutions, when someone talks about the `secret to a successful, happy marriage', one is bound to snigger. After all, isn't `happily married' an oxymoron today? However, when relationship expert and author of Happy Wives Club, Fawn Weaver, interviewed 10,000 happily-married couples from 110 countries across the world, she was quite surprised to find that love and understanding weren't topmost on a couple's list to keep a marriage going strong.

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Weekly Beauty Tip

This week’s beauty tip is on ‘Peyton List’s Undone Waves’. Take your makeup box and try…

Peyton List’s Undone Waves

Who Peyton List

The Expert Celebrity hairstylist Lizzy Arneson

The Look Messy-chic waves

The Tip

1. While hair is still damp, apply a texturizing spray, like John Masters Organics Sea Mist Salt Spray, at the roots.

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Drinking Earl Grey tea helps prevent heart disease

A new study has revealed that drinking Earl Grey tea could help tackle heart disease .

According to the researchers, the key ingredient in Earl Grey tea, bergamot extract, was found to lower cholesterol and guard against a disease that causes more than a quarter of all deaths in the UK.

The study revealed that the fragrant Mediterranean fruit, which gives Earl Grey its unique flavour, contains enzymes known as HMGF (hydroxy methyl glutaryl flavonones), which can attack proteins in the body known to contribute to cardiovascular disease.

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