Posts By Thomas Gorton

Sexual orientation is fluid until your late 20s

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They say your 20s are the best years of your life – few commitments, miraculous ability to bypass a hangover, and, as it turns out, fluid sexuality. A new study in The Journal of Sex Research has found that sexual orientation continues to develop between the late teens and late 20s.

Researchers analysed surveys from 12,000 students conducted between 1995 and 2009, following participants from the…

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Report to the dancefloor in Alexander Wang’s latest adidas collection

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If the closest you get to a rigorous workout is flailing about wildly on a dancefloor on a Saturday night, Alexander Wang’s latest adidas Originals offering was designed with you in mind. This time around, the New York-based designer decided clubbing was the ultimate form of exercise and set about creating a collection to fit.  

When it comes to inspiration, though, Wang was thinking less dingy Peckham basement and more…

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An introduction to ASMR

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Welcome to the Dazed Beauty Digital Spa, a space where you can come to escape the stresses of everyday life. From ASMR to chanting, in this section, we'll be hosting a series of interactive podcasts that explore the role of sound in wellness. 

In the latest episode of our wellness podcasts, we're looking at ASMR which stands for “Autonomous Sensory Meridian Response” - a term coined in 2010 by Jennifer Allen. ASMR is generally categorised as…

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Are minority spaces the key to making wellness more inclusive?

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Welcome to the Dazed Beauty Digital Spa. From the role of placebo in extreme wellness to the problem with our cannabis obsession, here we explore the complexities of the wellness industry and how it might evolve.

Wellness spaces. They’re supposedly for everyone, and yet with their one-size-fits-all approach and often prohibitive prices, for many people they can feel inaccessible and unwelcoming. This is particularly the case for marginalised…

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A lesson with Do.omYoga

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Welcome to the Dazed Beauty Digital Spa, a space where you can come to escape the stresses of everyday life. In this section, we'll be hosting a series of interactive classes designed to make you feel calmer, happier and more at peace.

Soundtracked to the unlikely beats of metal, drone and electronic music, Do.omyoga is the yoga practice bringing together music and movement to create an immersive, meditative…

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Extreme wellness: how much is just placebo?

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Welcome to the Dazed Beauty Digital Spa. From the role of placebo in extreme wellness to the problem with our cannabis obsession, here we explore the complexities of the wellness industry and how it might evolve.

What happens when we’re forced to choose between accepting hard facts and the freedom to dream a little? For many, self-care and mindfulness have arrived at the perfect time for our generation: when the hard-to-decipher nature of…

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What’s the next step for hallucinogens as a health cure?

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Welcome to the Dazed Beauty Digital Spa. From the role of placebo in extreme wellness to the problem with our cannabis obsession, here we explore the complexities of the wellness industry and how it might evolve.

When Anna Choutova, a fine art student and founder of curatorial project Bad Art, first walked through the white doors of an…

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Quiz: How can you improve your sexual wellness?

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Welcome to the Dazed Beauty Digital Spa, a space where you can come to escape the stresses of everyday life. From crystals to colour therapy, in this section, we'll be hosting a series of interactive quizzes designed to help you on your way to reaching ultimate wellness.

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