Off with her pinky! How high heel-obsessed women are removing their toes with "stiletto surgery" for a comfier fit

Off with her pinky! How high heel-obsessed women are removing their toes with 'stiletto surgery' for a comfier fit | UPDATED: 23:49 GMT, 20 November 2012 While foot surgery has been common place for a few years, where women alter their feet to make wearing heels more comfortable, a growing number of women are now cutting off their pinky toes altogether. The shortening of toes and foot injections are similar surgeries that are popular with stiletto-obsessed women who find it too painful for her to wear heels for more than a few minutes

Baking fanatic Claire Alsop wins Slimming World"s Woman of the Year after "eating herself slim"

31-year-old baking fanatic crowned Slimming World's Woman of the Year after 'eating herself slim' and losing over 11 stone on a diet of cakes and cottage pie Claire Alsop has lost 11st 7.5 lbs since joining Slimming World in 2011 At her heaviest she weighed in at 21st 9lb and was a dress size 26/28 Mother-of-two is now a healthy size 10/12 | UPDATED: 16:12 GMT, 13 November 2012 A mother-of-two who feared she would not live to see her children grow up has lost more than half her body weight to be named Slimming World’s Woman of the Year 2012. Claire Alsop, 31, from Rotherham, South Yorkshire, ballooned to 21st 9lb and a dress size 26/28 after having her two children, Noah, six, and four-year-old Ruby

A weeper, peak-too-sooner or a dancer? Which office party character are YOU?

A weeper, a peak-too-sooner or a dancer: Which office party character are YOU Experts have identified the 10 party personalities at every staff bash | UPDATED: 12:53 GMT, 12 November 2012 Are you a Houdini, a Dark Horse or a Limpet at the office Christmas party Or maybe you're a Weeper, who can't leave their personal problems at the door, a Peak-too-sooner or a Dancer. Experts claim they've identified exactly 10 party 'characters' who will turn up at every single staff party, regardless of where it is, which industry or trade throws the bash, or how many people attend. Experts claim that there are ten types of office party character…

Dannii Minogue reveals her beauty secret… she uses her baby as a weight

Dannii Minogue reveals her beauty secret… she tones up by using her baby as a weight Speaking on Lorraine's ITV show she claimed she doesn't exercise and that she uses her son as a weights workout She said son Ethan, two, is already speaking Chinese and Italian | UPDATED: 14:49 GMT, 9 November 2012 With her toned physique and glowing skin, Dannii Minogue regularly tops lists of the world's sexiest women. And now the former X Factor judge has revealed her unusual beauty secret

Sleep your way to the top: No, not like that! The key to success is getting loads of kip

Sleep your way to the top: No, not like that! The key to success is getting loads of kip | UPDATED: 23:58 GMT, 4 November 2012 When I was growing up, my mother had a magic cure for any situation. Failed an exam No problem. Had your heart broken Relief was at hand.

"We"re not prostitutes": The sex surrogates helping real life 40-year-old virgins overcome crippling inexperience with one-on-one…

'We're not prostitutes': The sex surrogates helping real life 40-year-old virgins overcome crippling inexperience with one-on-one coaching | UPDATED: 22:31 GMT, 25 October 2012 After the recent award-winning film release of The Sessions, a true story about a sex therapist who helps a polio-crippled man experience sex before he dies, several real-life 'sex surrogates' are now opening up about their controversial profession. Fern Arden, the founder of a private clinic close to Manhattan's Central Park West, is a sex therapist who provides treatment for psychosexual problems

How to clean your home with VODKA and OLIVE OIL: Our guide to housekeeping without unhealthy chemicals

Clean your home (and your hair) with vodka, olive oil and raw egg yolk: Our guide to housekeeping without unhealthy chemicals | UPDATED: 23:30 GMT, 24 October 2012 Recent research shows that household products contain a shocking cocktail of damaging chemicals, many of them linked to fertility problems in women, including contributing to an early menopause. Mandy Francis using natural products such as lemon, salt and bicarbonate of soda to clean her house So what are the alternatives Health-conscious mother-of-two Mandy Francis enrolled the help of housekeeping expert Janey Lee Grace, who promotes the natural alternatives to almost everything, and made her own products – with very surprising results…

BetterYou highlights vitamin D deficiency epidemic in UK for National Vitamin D Awareness Week

Bring us sunshine! Nine out of ten of Brits are deficient in vitamin D (and it's not even winter yet!) Vitamin D, dubbed the sunshine vitamin, is generated by sunlightOver 70% of people in the UK spend most of their day indoorsDeficiency can cause rickets, migraines, depression and joint pain | UPDATED: 16:24 GMT, 15 October 2012 Feeling sniffly A bit down in the dumps Low on energy If so, you could be suffering from a deficiency from the sunshine vitamin – vitamin D. New figures have revealed the true extent of what the UK's so-called vitamin D deficiency 'epidemic', with one in nine people classed as 'deficient' and two thirds as 'severely lacking'.

Addicted to Viagra: They should be at their most virile, but a growing number of young men cant cope without those little blue pills

Addicted to Viagra: They should be at their most virile, but a growing number of young men can’t cope without those little blue pills | UPDATED: 00:31 GMT, 4 October 2012 To the casual observer, bachelor Daniel Atkinson looks like any other healthy, athletic young man in the prime of his life. Six foot tall with chiselled cheekbones and a trim physique, Daniel admits he never has any difficulty attracting the opposite sex. But Daniel, 32, has a very intimate secret.