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Prima UK August 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.

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in this issue

2 min.
let’s spark some joy!

Remember the classic TV ad from 1988? Maureen Lipman playing granny Beattie on the phone to her grandson who tells her he’s failed all his exams except pottery and sociology, and she declares: ‘You get an ’ology, you’re a scientist.’ Now, more than 30 years later, Maureen is delighting us again playing another granny – this time it’s sharp-tongued Evelyn in Coronation Street. In her interview as Prima cover star, she talks openly about the dark days after losing her beloved husband Jack Rosenthal and how she’s found unexpected joy at the bleakest of times. It’s a powerful message that resonates in other features in this August issue. On page 38, we look at how animals have helped our wellbeing in lockdown, while on page 34, mum Alexis reveals that,…

2 min.
prima loves


12 min.
‘hard times can bring the most unexpected joys!’

Maureen, 74, has two grown-up children, Amy and Adam, and two grandchildren, Ava, eight, and Sacha, five. She divides her time between London and Manchester, and is in a relationship with Guido Castro. MY RETURN TO THE COBBLES It sounds ridiculous, but I’ve always regarded Coronation Street as high art. I’ll never forget the first time I was offered a part [as Lillian Spencer]. It was 2002 and I’d gone on a little cruise with my late husband, Jack Rosenthal, who was a writer on the show. Halfway through, we got a call to the ship’s cabin to say Julie Goodyear [who played Bet Lynch] wanted a break from the show and would I come and take over the Rovers Return Inn. I couldn’t say yes quick enough. In fact, I got…

2 min.
20% off vita liberata

Recreate a holiday glow wherever you are with Vita Liberata’s foolproof tanning products. Aside from giving seamless finishes, the odourless formulas are also infused with organic botanicals to give skin extra nourishment. Use this offer to discover your new favourite self-tanner. FOR A CUSTOMISABLE GLOW… The lightweight Fabulous Self Tanning Mist (£15) develops within four to six hours and dries quickly with no greasy residue. Tanning novices will love the buildable formula – apply once for sheer colour and repeat immediately or the next day for a darker hue. It’s handy for topping up faded areas, too. FOR LASTING COLOUR… Try pHenomenal 2-3 Week Tan Mousse (£37.50). The silky foam adds a radiant bronze glow to the face and limbs for up to three weeks. Simply apply to clean, unmoisturised skin with a tanning…

3 min.
sunshine state

FEEL THE HEAT A cool white linen shirt is a great multitasker for your summer wish list. From giving a smart edge to utility style chinos to making the most chic pool cover-up, it’s a must-have in every wardrobe. LOW KEY LINEN Take a laid-back approach to tailoring with lightweight, linen-rich suiting. Slouchy styles are ideal for summer and look great with a simple white tee and some slides. FINE LINES Yes, you can wear shorts – and this stripey M&Co pair will be your ideal warm weather companion. Great for days by the sea, but why not pair with a pretty cardigan and sunhat for a more uptown look? GO NAUTICAL You can’t beat a stripey tee and a pair of white wide-leg trousers for an elegant off-duty look. Finish with a pair of espadrilles and…

1 min.
20 % off foster grant sunglasses

We’re delighted to be teaming up with Foster Grant®, The Original American Sunglasses Brand, to offer Prima readers a 20% discount on all sunglasses purchased at fostergrant.co.uk*. Whatever your style, Foster Grant® sunglasses has a collection to suit your mood and your outfit. From the classical and traditional to the whimsical and floral, or the sporty and nautical through to colourful frames in vibrant shades, we’ve got you covered. TERMS & CONDITIONS *20% off valid on all full-priced sunglasses purchased online at fostergrant.co.uk. Offer starts 00:00:01 on 23 June and is valid until 23:59:59 on 31 August 2020. Offer can be redeemed against all sunglasses brands on fostergrant.co.uk (Foster Grant®, Ironman® by Foster Grant, Suuna®, Freedom Polarised® and Monkey Monkey®), subject to stock availability. Offer excludes sale items. The discount code cannot…