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Women's Lifestyle
Prima UK

Prima UK February 2020

Prima delivers real life guidance, inspiration & ideas to simplify the lives of modern woman today. In Prima Magazine there is something for everyone - advice on how to look and feel your best, time and money saving solutions, quick and easy food, beautiful homes and gardens, and above all everything you need to get the most out of life. Prima addresses the emotional needs of everyday women, covering issues relevant to every life stage, through shared experiences and real life inspiration and advice. Its tone is supportive, warm, helpful and fun, with a positive approach to life and a modern point of view.

Country:
United Kingdom
Language:
English
Publisher:
Hearst Magazines UK
Frequency:
Monthly
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12 Issues

in this issue

1 min.
let’s get set, go!

The great thing about this time of year is that it’s a chance to push the reset button on your life. There’s a whole 12 months stretching ahead; a clean slate, where you can take stock and think about how you’d like to change things, improve them or try something new. That’s why we’ve made this issue all about easy ways to do just that, starting with the most important thing – you! If you want to lose a few pounds, there’s a super-easy diet (page 48), must-have wellbeing buys to keep you feeling tip-top (page 74), plus TV’s Dr Rangan Chatterjee’s five-minute health fixes (page 68). Yes, five minutes to boost your mind, body and heart – fantastic! I hope we can inspire you in other ways, too. Sara Davies from…

2 min.
prima loves

All £20 OR LESS! BE SQUARE Add colour to every outfit with these bold geometric earrings. KNIT’S ALL RIGHT Be cosy and colourful in this bright jumper. ORANGE CRUSH Pick a bright bag for an easy way to add a burst of colour to your wardrobe. MELLOW YELLOW Slip into these bright knit trainers for comfy style. PUCKER UP Nourishing with a vivid tint. JUST COASTING Protect your tabletop with these stylish coasters. PURPLE RAIN A stand-out mani to beat even the greyest of days. FUDGE IT Treat a friend or enjoy by yourself! BRIGHT SPARK Keep your best ideas in this cool notebook. LUSCIOUS LIPS Exfoliate and soothe chapped lips on-the-go. SALTY SWEET The pink salt perfectly cuts through the rich caramel. OUT OF THE BOX Get organised with this fun box. BOOZY BITES Cocktails in gummy form. COLOUR-POP TOP This cheerful knit is a bargain. TASTE THE RAINBOW Just add a couple of ingredients from the fridge to…

10 min.
‘getting older is a privilege isn’t it?’

Tamzin, 49, lives in London and the Cotswolds with her daughters Flo, 11, and Marnie, seven, and her boyfriend, personal trainer Tom Child, 28. MY BIG YEAR For me, this feels like a year of new beginnings. I turn 50 in November, and I’d like to go away for my birthday and wake up on a different adventure in a different place so it feels like a new and fresh start. There are so many things I want to do – write a children’s book, a play, a female-led TV pilot; learn to teach yoga, learn a bit more Italian… all those ridiculous things that all my life I’ve been saying ‘I want to do’. Turning 50, it feels like it’s now or never. I’ve always told myself that you should try to celebrate…

3 min.
day tripper

SOFT TOUCH Layer up in chunky knitwear and this amazingly soft (and affordable) faux shearling coat. Keep the look pale and interesting by pairing it with wintry white denim. WINTER BLUES Add a bomber jacket to your collection for a smarter off-duty look. Perfect for layering over knitwear and blouses, this will also work worn under an oversized wool coat. SUNDAY BEST It’s all in the details: gold hoop earrings and a silk scarf worn as a hair tie will elevate a beautiful jumper, just pop on your favourite pair of jeans. A fuss-free outfit for relaxed weekends. FISHERMAN’S FRIEND Add feminine frills to slouchy knits with a pretty silk blouse. Ramp up the luxe appeal with the addition of a butter-soft suede skirt; we love this A-line version from M&S. SHORE THING Wrap up for a winter walk…

3 min.
try it, buy it, wear it… denim

SHAPE UP Finding a pair of jeans that fit perfectly can be a mission. Here are a few of our go-to brands… TOP NOTCH Add emphasis to your waist with a belt. CATWALK COOL Designers showed a lot of love for denim this season. We’ve picked the most wearable looks from the catwalks. THE PRETTY BLOUSE SUPERMARKET DENIM Look at these amazing pieces you can pick up on your weekly shop GO GREEN WITH YOUR BLUES Gap is developing its Washwell™ programme. Compared with normal wash methods used in the production of denim, Washwell™ has saved over 229m litres of water since 2016 – enough to fill 412m standard water bottles! DETAILS Don’t forget how jeans sit on your waist. These key styles will make sure you’re bang up to date BELT UP You can’t go wrong with a classic denim jacket, but these…

2 min.
20% off cosmetics à la carte

Now is the perfect time to update and edit your beauty essentials – consider it a make-up bag spring clean. Look no further than Cosmetics à la Carte when it comes to treating yourself to new pieces to freshen up your routine and beauty look. Packed with hardworking skincare (we’re obsessed with its Superglow Serum, £59), luxe lip colours, complexion enhancers and so much more, we know you’re going to adore this range. Complexion perfection Do you prefer liquid foundations or powder versions? Well, the good news is that Cosmetics à la Carte offers an array of ready-to-wear face bases; from easy-to-apply tinted moisturisers to lightweight liquid foundations and creamy compact formulas, from £40. Whichever you opt for, you’ll simply love how easily they blend over skin to leave it looking smooth,…