Whatsthebest.co.uk is a website from Bauer Media UK an entertainment network of amazing brands. In the UK we reach 25 million consumers in magazines, online and radio. Our portfolio includes Heat, Grazia, Empire, Today’s Golfer, CAR Magazine, Mother & Baby, Closer, TV Choice, Trail Running, Magic Radio, Jazz FM, Absolute Radio, and many more.

Across the whole of our portfolio there are hundreds of editorial staff who are passionate about the brand they work for and the market it is in. These journalists are trusted by their readers to provide enjoyment, advice and inspiration and they know what’s best for their readers to ensure that they can make the most of their hobbies, free time and above all their money.

Our editorial team are living their chosen specialism day in day out and spend their working (and often rest) time testing hundreds of products and then writing about them in their specific Bauer publication. Bauer’s portfolio of titles is huge, we have well over 100 brands that range from Fashion to Fishkeeping and from Model Railways to Motorcycling, with such a big portfolio there is a lot of best product to buy content created that we want to share with a wider audience, and that’s why we have created Whatsthebest.co.uk.

Over the coming months the Whatsthebest.co.uk site will be sharing hundreds of product recommendations across the Beauty, Parenting, Fitness, and Technology categories. We will be adding to the topics and categories as the site grows, with so many brands there is so much content to share.

The products that we list on Whatsthebest.co.uk were tested by journalists who write for Bauer’s highly respected and trusted titles. Sales people or computers don’t pick the products that the journalists write about it, our product recommendations are chosen by real people who are specialists in their fields.  



Grazia delivers all the need-to-know news in the world of celebrity, fashion, beauty and culture.



Delivering the expert advice mums expect, the site is packed with advice for every stage of motherhood.



heat is the brand that sets popular culture alight and fuels conversation about the celebrity world.



Trail Running is the UK’s only magazine devoted to the exciting, adventurous and muddy world of off-road running.



EMPIRE is the world’s most influential film and entertainment brand. 



Combining the news, gossip and glamour of the celebrity world with extraordinary and compelling real-life content.



With extensive equipment tests as well as guides to great courses, Today’s Golfer helps golf enthusiasts be better golfers.


Paul Larkins

Paul has been testing shoes for more than 30 years now and as Editor of Trail Running Magazine he has been putting them through their paces everywhere from the Grand Canyon to the local park. He’s no stranger to running himself, having represented his country at the World Champs.


Curtis Moldrich

Curtis has worked in the technology sector for the last few years, reviewing and testing the best audio gear, laptops and gadgets at titles including the Telegraph, Mixmag and Expert Reviews. Now the online editor of CAR magazine, he’s a keen sim-racer, too.