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What we wish sex education actually taught us

What we wish sex education actually taught us

5 days ago
Ahh, the sex talk – awkward parent chats and weird leaflets. But seriously, diagrams of vaginas a...
7 ways to make your period happier in 2021

7 ways to make your period happier in 2021

7 days ago
Much as we’re all for being positive about your period, sometimes it’s just a little… annoying. P...
9 Christmas movies to binge on now

9 Christmas movies to binge on now

7 days ago
It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas, which means you can now officially spend your Sunday...
Is the weather making my period worse?

Is the weather making my period worse?

9 days ago
Winter can be a tricky season to get through, what with the freezing temperatures, constant sickn...

7 reasons why lip balm is totally underrated

14 days ago
There are some things that are totally underrated in life: blankets, non-awkward silences, bagels...
23 thoughts you have when you cut your ankle in the shower

23 thoughts you have when you cut your ankle in the shower

14 days ago
Every. Single. Time. RIP, best white towel. I really cba to shower. Fine I’ll shower. I ...
SOS! One of my boobs is bigger than the other

SOS! One of my boobs is bigger than the other

14 days ago
Oh hey there. Can you just do something real quick? Put your hands together. Are they exactly the...
Things you thought were weird about your boobs (that totally aren’t)

Things you thought were weird about your boobs (that totally aren’t)

14 days ago
Boobs can be seriously confusing. Aside from the fact there’s a million different types of bra to...
Why does my weight fluctuate so much?

Why does my weight fluctuate so much?

November 3 2020
Whether you’re conscious of your diet and exercise regime or not, weight fluctuations happen to m...
How to check your boobs and why it’s super important to start early

How to check your boobs and why it’s super important to start early

October 28 2020
We talk about boobs a lot here at betty, but we haven’t actually spoken about how to do one of th...
13 group Halloween costumes to do with your squad

13 group Halloween costumes to do with your squad

October 24 2020
The best part of Halloween (apart from the day after, obviously, when all of the sweets in the su...
What's a hysterectomy and why do women get them?

What's a hysterectomy and why do women get them?

October 21 2020
Back in February 2018, Girls star Lena Dunham shared her decision to get a hysterectomy at age 31...
Six perks of being flat-chested

Six perks of being flat-chested

October 21 2020
Ever feel like your best friend’s bra could sling watermelons across the school playing field or ...
“I always knew!” and 9 other things NOT to say when your friend comes out

“I always knew!” and 9 other things NOT to say when your friend comes out

October 20 2020
No two coming out stories are alike. Some people have a pretty stress-free experience letting peo...
A timeline of all my very worst surprise periods

A timeline of all my very worst surprise periods

October 20 2020
My period catches me off guard every month. Maybe it’s because I’m one of the unlucky ones whose ...
Why do I ache so much after exercise?

Why do I ache so much after exercise?

October 14 2020
Aah January. At this time of year, we feel our love/hate relationship with exercise more than eve...
How do I know if I have bad breath?

How do I know if I have bad breath?

October 10 2020
Along with farting in a lift and picking your nose in public, having stinky breath is right up th...
Why plants are actually amazing for us

Why plants are actually amazing for us

October 5 2020
Gardening used to have a fogey-ish reputation and the only excitement was swooning over Alan Titc...
Why you need to stop comparing yourself to others RN

Why you need to stop comparing yourself to others RN

October 5 2020
When was the last time you compared yourself with someone else? Perhaps it was when you scrolled ...
What is Polycystic Ovary Syndrome?

What is Polycystic Ovary Syndrome?

October 5 2020
You might know Polycystic Ovary Syndrome as PCOS. Although it might sound scary and complicated –...
9 kinda mystical things that can affect your period

9 kinda mystical things that can affect your period

October 3 2020
When your period’s got you feeling blue, it’s tempting to think that only paracetamol and chocola...
Things you only know if you’re an extrovert with anxiety

Things you only know if you’re an extrovert with anxiety

September 30 2020
Anxiety. We’ve all had it at some point. It could be pre-exam nerves, those jitters you get when ...
11 of the worst times your period decides to arrive

11 of the worst times your period decides to arrive

September 30 2020
The only thing worse than a late period is an early one, amiright ladies? An unexpected visit fro...
How to talk about embarrassing stuff with your doctor

How to talk about embarrassing stuff with your doctor

September 30 2020
A lot of advice we give here at betty involves going to see your doctor. Worried about your perio...
How I learned to love my big boobs

How I learned to love my big boobs

September 30 2020
Everyone has a thing that people use to describe them in lieu of a last name. “You know, Jake wit...
Erm, how do I know if I’ve got an iron deficiency?

Erm, how do I know if I’ve got an iron deficiency?

September 30 2020
Wondering what it means to have an iron deficiency? Turns out it’s quite common and not as compli...
10 reasons small boobs are really NBD

10 reasons small boobs are really NBD

September 30 2020
Have you ever been really excited for Christmas or a birthday because you think you’re getting a ...
Why do I get diarrhoea when I'm on my period?

Why do I get diarrhoea when I'm on my period?

September 23 2020
If you’ve never had diarrhoea during your period then we truly salute you. Those double cramps, a...
Things you only know if you have dry skin

Things you only know if you have dry skin

September 17 2020
It starts with a prickle: a tingling, tightening sensation that contracts under your skin, like a...
That time of the munch? Let’s talk about period cravings

That time of the munch? Let’s talk about period cravings

September 16 2020
Every month or so, I start eating like an uncontrollable beast who has just awoken from 100 year...
The weirdest questions about periods, answered

The weirdest questions about periods, answered

September 10 2020
Periods bring up questions. A lot of questions. Some are practical, some are things everyone need...
How do kickass women handle periods?

How do kickass women handle periods?

August 6 2020
It can feel like simply getting through your period without having a mega meltdown is a challenge...
10 questions you want to ask a spot

10 questions you want to ask a spot

July 27 2020
Oh, spots. You enigmas. We can squeeze you, prod you and ignore you – but we just wish we could u...
Five awesome breakfast recipes to help boost your brain power

Five awesome breakfast recipes to help boost your brain power

July 27 2020
They (whoever ‘they’ are) say that breakfast is the most important meal of the day, but sometimes...
are my veins normal?

are my veins normal?

July 27 2020
Veins are funny things, eh? Marvellous blood carriers, rarely thought about, until they look a bi...
what actually is period pain and how do I deal?

what actually is period pain and how do I deal?

July 27 2020
Cramps. Gnawing dull pain, sharp aches or rolling spasms, they come in all kinds of annoying vari...