Byline: WITH BARBARA DALEY
| WHILE most celebs serve up the latest hair trends on a plate, Charlize Theron is giving it to us in a bowl - a bowl haircut. The award-winning actress has a new hair style that looks fresh and is bound to be in demand. She's made it even stronger by adding some chunky highlights and her new look is killing it on the red carpet.
| At last we have an alcoholic drink with benefits. "CollaGin" is said to be infused with collagen, which the makers claim helps skin rejuvenation. Unfortunately, they fail to mention that one of the biggest causes of wrinkles is too much alcohol. We'll just have to gin and bare it ...
| Nike's latest sports shoe has laces with voice control. A built-in motor can be activated by telling your shoes to either tighten or loosen the laces ...
| Great news - the couple that watches "trash TV" together stays together. Yes, apparently watching reality shows like Love Island or Strictly with your partner is good for your relationship. Experts say it helps build bonds. With the Bake-Off, Strictly, X-Factor and I'm a Celeb all coming up, if you want to reignite the romance in your relationships, then get some trash on.
Ring the changes and stay in touch | A new study suggests that making a phone call can make you happier. Apparently, the modern reliance on social media texts and emojis make us more introverted and less able to express our emotions. What it says is that you feel better when you hear someone's voice. Maybe those old BT ads were right, it is good to talk!
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