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UV levels of the UK’s 50 most popular holiday destinations

How do you choose where you go on holiday? Most people will think about the weather, what there is to do and maybe how family-friendly the place is. But few will think about UV levels, despite the potential harm they can do to our health. Our latest research revealed the UV levels of the 50 countries Brits visited the most in 2019. The scale runs from 1 to 12, with anything over six meaning that your skin and eyes can be damaged if you’re not wearing the correct sun cream... Read More

25/06/2020
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Holiday hounds – 20 summer-loving pets wearing sunglasses

With summer officially here and a heatwave sweeping across the country, many of us will be reaching for our sunglasses, but it appears that pets are getting in on action too. That’s why we ran a competition to find the most brilliant and hilarious photos of our furry friends wearing shades. Claire Burke, from Skipton, was crowned the winner of the competition for an adorable photo of Lily, her nine-year-old Whippet. For taking top spot, we’re sending Claire a brand new Tommy Hilfiger watch. Here are the top 20 entries... Read More

16/06/2020

Find the Perfect Men’s Sunglasses – Quiz

Sunglasses can complete any outfit, but finding the right pair can be difficult, especially when purchasing online. Fortunately, we’ve got you covered. Tell us some key things about your style and look and we’ll recommend the perfect features to look for in your next pair of mens sunglasses.

16/06/2020
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Find the Perfect Women’s Sunglasses – Quiz

Sunglasses can complete any outfit, but finding the right pair can be difficult, especially when purchasing online. Fortunately, we’ve got you covered. Tell us some key things about your style and look and we’ll recommend the perfect features to look for in your next pair of women’s sunglasses.

16/06/2020
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Quiz: discover the perfect sunglasses style for your face type

There’s lots to consider when choosing your next pair of sunglasses – brand, price, colour, for example. But have you thought about the best frame shape for your face type? Certain styles suit different face shapes, whether that is oval, square or diamond, and the right pair of sunglasses can really accentuate your best features. So which frame goes best with your style and shape? We’ve created a handy quiz that matches you with your perfect pair of sunglasses. Simply answer a few quick questions and we’ll show you the... Read More

Holiday Hounds – Competition Time

Holliday Hounds competition from Tic Watches, your chance to win a Tommy Hilfiger Watch, Tommy are insanely popular watches, the prize is subject to availability, all our watches shown on the tic watches website are in stock and included terms and conditions apply. View all our Tommy Hilfiger watches in stock here

14/05/2020

Asked and answered: 15 of the most Googled questions about time

Thanks to Google, we can find the answer to most questions at our fingertips, and for a lot of people, that includes finding out how long something will take. We’ve conducted research into some of the most searched for queries on time, and to help you find what you’re looking for, here are the answers: 1. How long does it take to get to the moon? It can take anywhere from several hours to over a year for spacecraft to travel the 380,000km to reach the moon1. This depends on... Read More

01/05/2020

How Brits are spending their time online in lockdown

It can be difficult to know how to spend all this extra time since the lockdown began, and it seems many are naturally turning to our old friend, the internet, for help – but how exactly are we spending that time online in comparison to before? We’ve conducted research using Google Trends data to reveal the online habits of the nation since the lockdown, to indicate how we’re all choosing to pass the time while staying home.  Online shopping With many people out of work or furloughed across the nation,... Read More

22/04/2020

Eight tips for co-parenting during lockdown

Data shows 2.4million families across the UK are split¹, meaning many are co-parenting through the lockdown period – a challenge nobody expected to face.  To help you co-parent effectively and get the most out of your virtual time with your children during lockdown, we have worked with experts to reveal some top tips for success. 1. Be consistent Dr. Michele McDowell, child psychologist, says: “Try and keep to your previous schedule as much as possible. Admittedly this won’t always be possible, as you may need to provide more support or... Read More

15/04/2020

8 useful things to do with your time

Before lockdown, our research showed Brits spent an average of over four hours on their phone every day, adding up to a whopping 1,522 hours a year or 63 days – and new research shows screen time has only increased amid UK’s current lockdown restrictions¹. To help Brits put their time into bettering their skillset or learning something new, we’ve looked at 8 aspirational new skills or useful tasks and how long it typically takes to complete them, showing that this extra time could be used for good. 1. Learn... Read More