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Our upfront section gives our reader all the news she needs to live her best life each month. From restaurant and bar openings, theatre shows, live music and events, to quick fire fashion and beauty shopping, through to the latest movie, book and TV releases, we help busy women take control of their limited downtime.



Each month we’ll hear from the country’s brightest voices in the form of Hood’s columnists and contributors. Sometimes controversial, often witty and always entertaining, prepare for thought-provoking viewpoints and water cooler laughs, alongside intelligent interviews with women our readers want to spend time with, and articles covering everything from wellbeing and happiness to health and relationships. The common thread? Our content always celebrates women. And for what it’s worth, if we can’t lose a stone in a week anymore, you’ll certainly never catch us suggesting our readers should...



Intelligent real fashion and beauty solutions to help you look and feel your best, whatever the day has in store for you. Produced inhouse by our top styling and photography team, our shoots feature fashion and beauty products readily available in Scotland and designed to meet the needs of a demanding diary.



From work life balance to money matters, we know our readers’ careers are important to them. Our livelihood section aims to help them turbo-charge the hours they spend at their desks, so they can make the very most of their precious out-of-office time.



We understand Scotland’s property market and we want to help our readers make the most of their environment. That’s why each month we’ll introduce you to the joys of our favourite Scottish neighbourhoods, as well as the real homes and trends that can help inspire your interiors. Looking to escape? We’ll take you to someone else’s neighbourhood, with our inspirational city break features packed with local knowledge. Give us 72-hours, we’ll show you how to fill it properly…

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From bar and restaurant openings to the best places to eat and drink on your next date night, girls’ catch up or family weekend, we’re across Scotland’s food scene with enthusiasm. Our recipes, meanwhile, are easy to prepare and suitable for the whole family – because noone needs to spend an hour of their day searching for obscure ingredients.