Tune into the Highlights podcast to hear the SL team delve deeper into the stories that have everyone talking, from fashion and beauty to culture and lifestyle.

Recent Episodes

Doctor Google, Non-Boozy Fun & Wedding Food

Mar 21, 2019 -
39 min

First up TV is on the cards, as the team swoon over the latest series of Queer Eye. Then chat takes a medical turn; from how often they visit the doctor to those impulses to Google your symptoms, the team share their experiences with the NHS. From interiors tips to how to have a booze-free night out, plus an all-important a Wedding Diaries update, there's something for everyone this week.

Articles Discussed:

22 Health Niggles You Shouldn’t Ignore

Where To Go In London For A Non-Boozy Night Out

12 Of The Best Male Fragrances For Women To Try

How To Maximise A Small Space, According To The Experts

The Wedding Diaries: The Food

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Inspiring Reads, Sex Ed & 30-Second Beauty Hacks

Mar 14, 2019 -
50 min

This week, Charlotte Collins, Astrid Carter and Rebecca Hull are joined by journalist and author Emily Dean. Former Deputy Editor of InStyle magazine, Emily co-hosts Frank Skinner’s Absolute Radio Show and hosts a podcast for The Timescalled Walking The Dog. Her new book, Everybody Died So I Got A Dog, tells of her sudden loss of her sister and both parents, and how Raymond the Shit-Zu gave her a new lease of life. International Women’s Day is high on the agenda – from the women who inspire us to the best feminist books we’ve read, the team discuss their idols. Then there’s beauty chat, with tips for how to recreate the coolest runway hair and make-up looks. Plus, there’s a new sex education curriculum set to hit the UK – find out what the team think about the changes coming into play.

 

Articles Discussed:

9 Inspiring Women Share Their Advice For International Women's Day

16 Books To Read This International Women’s Day

A New Sex Education Curriculum Is Coming Into Schools

30-Second Beauty Hacks Every Woman Should Know

The AW19 Beauty Looks You Can Wear In Real Life

How To Be Original, Bargain Supermarket Beauty & Should You Be Sleeping Apart?

Mar 7, 2019 -
40 min

The team chat what they’ve been watching this week; from Oscar nominated film Can You Ever Forgive Me to hot new BBC series Endeavour, plus a must-see West End show, get their latest recommendations. Then, chat turns to intermittent fasting – from the 5,2 to the 16,8 and the new Warrior diet, the team discuss how they feel about going hungry. Plus, supermarket beauty is on the agenda; Becky talks through her favourite bargain beauty buys. Finally, fashion gets some air time, with white handbags and rucksacks the hot style topics of the week.

Articles Discussed:

A Beginner’s Guide To Intermittent Fasting

Should You Be Sleeping Apart?

Tested: 10 Handbag-Friendly Healthy Treats

20 Supermarket Beauty Bargain Buys Too Good To Miss

The Midlife With Clover Stroud: How To Be Original

White Bags To Buy For Spring

15 Practical Rucksacks To Buy Now

Taboo Of Not Wanting Children, Truth About Gossiping, Are Vagina Beauty Buys A Fad?

Feb 28, 2019 -
54 min

First up, entertainment is on the agenda as the team reveal recommend the TV shows and films they’ve enjoyed over the weekend.

They discuss the Theranos scandal before talk turns to babies – both Pascale’s decision to not have children and the importance of having a routine with a baby who struggles to sleep. Next, they debate the social media you need to curate in order to impress employers and whether gossiping is good for you. Plus, the best ways to improve your IQ, the best feminine hygiene products, how to keep your eye make-up on all day, and the best suitcases to step up your travel game…

 

Articles Discussed:

This New Podcast Takes A Closer Look At The Theranos Scandal

#MillennialProblems: The Taboo Of Not Wanting Children

Parenting 101: Sleep Training

How To Curate Your Social Media For Employers

The Truth About Gossiping

How To Improve Your IQ

Beauty Buys For Your Vagina: Fad, or Fact?

Top Hacks For Long-Lasting Eye Make-Up

The Best & Coolest Suitcase Brands To Buy

Relationship Between Mums & Sons, Managing Bills, Do Aphrodisiacs Really Work?

Feb 21, 2019 -
36 min

Exhausted your Netflix and Amazon Prime repertoire? The SL team offer up their top recommendations of the week, from new and shocking true crime to some old favourites. They also share their tips on saving and managing bills, plus, in light of last week's Valentine's Day Pascale reports back on what it was like eating all the aphrodisiacs she could find in one day. Expect some giggles. 

Articles Discussed:

The Two Ways to Get on Top of Your Bills

Do Aphrodisiacs Really Work?

10 Quirky Kitchen Utensils You Didn’t Know You Needed

Do You Have Social Jetlag?

The Relationship Between Mums & Their Sons

Where To Eat & Drink This London Fashion Week

Giving Your Make-Up The Marie Kondo Treatment, Hen Do Problems & Millennial Etiquette

Feb 14, 2019 -
38 min

First up entertainment is on the agenda, with a new Fyre documentary to watch (no, not the Netflix one) and some live shows worth booking. Then the chat turns to beauty, with Lisa and Becky offering their expert tips on cleaning your brushes, ditching your products and organising your make-up. Then, millennial etiquette is on the cards; from announcing your IBS at a dinner party and who to tell when a hen is too expensive, the team mull over some of this generation's biggest social issues. Plus, from hair bows to blazers, fashion gets some love this week.

No Make-Up Challenge, Horoscopes & Guess What's Back On TV?

Feb 7, 2019 -
41 min

First up the team chat new TV, from the 90s revival they’re tuning out of to the surprising Netflix series they love. Plus, there’s a must-listen podcast worth having on your radar. ext up is horoscopes – from their personality traits to their fortunes this month, they share what’s in their stars right now. Becky fills the team in on what happened when she went make-up free for 10 days and the team share their make-up regimes, before chat turns to making decisions and how to get better at it.

Articles Discussed:

SheerLuxe Horoscopes

The Best New Fitness Classes To Try In 2019

The Wedding Diaries: The Outfits

Are You A Highly Sensitive Person?

How To Improve Your Decision-Making

What I Learnt From Going Make-Up Free

Oscar Predictions, New Foodie Trends & Cleaning Hacks

Jan 31, 2019 -
41 min

First up, the Oscars are on the cards – the team share the films they think deserve to win the gongs, from Netflix's Roma to quirky hit The Favourite. Plus they chat radio, from the downloadable shows they love to what they never miss live. Then, chat turns to cleaning; the ladies discuss their recommendations for the best hacks out there to get your house spick and span. From borrowing their boyfriend's clothes to the new foodie movements they'll be trying this year, trends are also on the agenda.

Articles Discussed:

Everything You Need To Know About This Year’s Oscar Nominations

13 Food Trends We’ll Be Trying This Year

12 Ways You Can Learn To Enjoy Running

10 Handy Cleaning Gadgets You Didn’t Know You Needed

The Return Of The Tub

11 Best Radio Shows For The Old-School Listener

What To Buy From The Menswear Department

No-Plane Holidays, Decluttering Hacks & January Beauty New-Ins

Jan 24, 2019 -
49 min

First up the team chat entertainment, from the tv shows to the documentaries they're loving right now. Then holidays are on the agenda, as they share their recommendations for the trips you can take without getting on a plane - perfect for those with a fear of flying. They also discuss their decluttering tactics and tricks for making a house feel like a home for less. Plus, is your home burglar-proof? Find out how the team safeguard against crime.

Articles Discussed:

This Is How To Protect Your Home From A Burglary

The Best New Beauty Buys For January

12 Unexpected Uses Of Vinegar

How To Travel The World If You’re Terrified Of Flying

Social Media Detox, New Netflix, NYC & Stories From A Fashion Insider

Jan 17, 2019 -
56 min

From social media detoxes to learning to say no, being kinder to the environment and top interiors tips, find out what's on the SL team's agenda this week. Plus, they chat through Elizabeth’s little black book, filled with her expert recommendations from London to New York. She also shares her insider tips on how to make it in the fashion industry, and what life is really like on the journalism front line.

Articles Discussed:

What I Learned In My Year Off Social Media

Coolest Lampshade Brands To Transform Your Rooms

What's In My Ocado Order

How To Reduce Your Waste This Year

How To Say No More

Healthy Snack Swaps

Elizabeth Parons Little Black Book

 

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