Author: Holly Benning

Attention all coffee lovers

Students are renown for their love of good coffee and their habit of sitting in quirky little coffee shops for hours. But what is our fascination with this tasty and slightly addictive drink fuelled by? It might be the city lifestyle; the cosy comforts of a warm beverage or maybe even the fine coffee art that are becoming more and more impressive everyday. So much so, that now there is an official World Latte Championships. Who knows, in your spare time at University you could pick up this new hobby and enter 2018’s competitive Championship (although you may need a little...

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National Ice-Cream Month

July is a favourite month for many – the long sunny days, beach trips and exotic holidays; but who knew it was also the month to celebrate all things ice-cream! Our love for ice-cream falls on most days of the year, but for the month of July we can devote ourselves to the appreciation of such a deliciously dreamy invention. National Ice-Cream Month was established by former President of the United States Ronald Reagan and the American Dairy association, showing just how important this frozen favourite really is to us all. It is the perfect time of year to gorge in whatever flavour takes...

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This season’s beauty wish list

Every summer we are treated to a delight of bright lipsticks, shimmering highlighters and standout lashes. So here at The Sphinx we imagine everyone’s beauty wish lists are slowly expanding, leading to inevitable unnecessary beauty spending. We have searched high and low to round up the top ten beauty favourites of the summer season to help you lot out! Whether it’s to add a little sass to your summer outfits, smooth out your sun kissed skin or make your cheeks sparkle with shimmering illuminators, look no further than your trusty beauty guide found right here. Benefit’s ‘High Beam’ is an absolute...

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The Great British Bake Off’s latest news and gossip

The Great British Bake Off is to take over our screens once again as it settles into its new home on Channel 4. Fans of the nation’s favourite show are eagerly awaiting the upcoming series, which attracts viewers from the age of 18 to 80. This article will offer you all you need to know about the fabulous new presenters, the long-awaited judges and start date of the show. Filming for the new series started in April, but Channel 4 hasn’t released the official start date yet, although it’s rumoured to be aired in Autumn. The only judge from the original...

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Hottest Bikini Trends of 2017

Summer has finally arrived and we all need that statement piece in our suitcases for the hot holidays. Relaxing and chilling by the pool requires an upgrade from the simple bikinis we normally whip out for the vacations. And with the sun finally here what better time to refresh your wardrobe? Here is a breakdown of the summer bikini trends of 2017, whether you want to stand out from the crowd or enhance your figure. From skin-revealing materials to sky-high leg silhouettes, the summer of 2017 is predicting to be a hot and saucy one to remember. The one-piece...

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