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Beauty: Serums


Three years ago, facial serums were about as sophisticated and spendy as beauty got. Nowadays, they've replaced toner as a more useful skincare basic (cleanser for clarity, serum for problem-solving, SPF moisturiser for comfort and protection – the rest is detail), and something you can pick up in the nappy and toothpaste aisle of Asda.


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Will Uganda really ban the miniskirt?

If a bill passed by the Ugandan parliament in December becomes law, women wearing miniskirts in public will face arrest – and some commentators believe this is just the start of a wholesale erosion of women's rights in the country