Skincare and Anti-aging

Beauty lingo

What beauty labels are really telling us

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Tracey Strange It can sometimes feel as though it would take a science degree to understand what you're really putting on your skin.

Cheap and simple

Get skin like Cate Blanchett, without spending all of your money

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RACHEL CLUN Yes they earn bajillions of dollars but that doesn't mean celebrities don't have their favourite budget beauty buys.

Healthy skin

What to eat for healthy skin

HOLLYWOOD, CA - MARCH 02:  Actress Cate Blanchett attends the 86th Oscars held at Hollywood & Highland Center on March 2, 2014 in Hollywood, California.  (Photo by Jeff Vespa/WireImage)

Casey Seidenberg If you are struggling with skin problems, pay attention to these nutrients...

Summer skin

Refresh your summer skin

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NICOLE ELPHICK After the sweat, sunscreen and sea salt, your skin needs a little TLC.

Beauty beat

Have you tried blue mascara?


Stephanie Darling Stephanie Darling finds joy in being blue, discovers a concentrate with a feel-good factor and takes a whole heap of weight off her feet.

Skin secret

Have you tried this simple beauty trick?

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Debra D. Bass The latest beauty 'wonder drug' is probably already a resident in your kitchen cupboard.

Beauty ingredients

What exactly are you rubbing on your face?

Keeping my skin clean

ELEANOR PENDLETON From bee venom to snail mucus, we look at some of the weird and wonderful ingredients appearing in beauty products.

Skin check

You need to know about MoleMapping


NICOLE ELPHICK We go road testing to find out exactly how they let you know whether that mole is just a cute freckle or a cause for grave concern.


Learning to love my freckles

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STEPHANIE WOOD "When I was a freckled kid, suffering through an Australian summer, the internet was barely a twinkle in a computer scientist's eye."

Beauty recovery

Hey party animal, do you have a recovery plan?


Lisa Haynes When party hangovers strike, follow these tricks to camouflage the evidence.

Organic beauty

Is organic beauty essential or indulgent?

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Cassy Small The secret to glowing skin and luscious locks or an overpriced gimmick?

Beauty sleep

Do we really need our 'beauty sleep'?

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Tom Valeo Researchers in Sweden studied photographs of people before and after sleep deprivation to find out.

Expert advice

How does a dermatologist look after their own skin?


NICOLE ELPHICK You actually don’t need drawers full of products for great skin.

Eye creams

Do eye creams really work?

Marion Cotilard and her stunning skin.

NICOLE ELPHICK Or are they just glorified moisturisers in tiny containers?

Skincare spending

Why do we spend so much on skincare products?


Winnie Salamon Perhaps, despite the lack of tangible results, these rituals simply make us feel better.

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Face oils

Don't be scared to rub oil on your face

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NICOLE ELPHICK They're making a comeback as way of balancing complexions.

Beauty tips

The products that take years off your age


Shonagh Walker The secret little wonder products to know about.

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A day in the life on an Ella Baché owner

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Advertorial Samantha Doolan, owner of Ella Baché Mordialloc in Victoria, reveals what it’s like to own her own beauty salon.

Beauty rules

Ten things to know about beauty

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Cassy Small Some of Australia's leading beauty experts share the ultimate list of beauty rules to abide by.


He's on a horse

Beauty advice from the Old Spice Guy

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NICOLE ELPHICK While he's here in Australia we asked the Old Spice Guy about his small towel collection and other pressing questions.

Banish blackheads

A handy manual for banishing blackheads


NICOLE ELPHICK Getting them under control in a few simple steps.

Even skin tone

How to get even skin tone

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NICOLE ELPHICK With a little help from your new friend, CC cream.

Tips and tricks

What to do about sensitive skin


NICOLE ELPHICK Skin on red alert? You're not the only one, but there is help at hand.

Beauty fixes

How to deal with trouble zones

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ELIZA ASHE Many women find spider veins or facial hair a problem – but no one talks about them much.

Beauty mistake

You're probably not applying sunscreen properly

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NICOLE ELPHICK And you should be! It's your ultimate anti-ageing weapon.

3 best travel kits

Jet set beauty


NICOLE ELPHICK Here are the top three best travel kits to see you through the flight and beyond.

Skincare mistakes

How to get beautiful skin

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NICOLE ELPHICK What are the cardinal skincare sins and are you accidentally doing them? Fear not, we have an expert to help.

Winter skin care

Routine check


ELIZA ASHE Improve your daily wrinkle-fighting, moisture-boosting skin routine with this step-by-step guide.

No rinse skin care

Luxury facial wipes

Emma Stone and her incredible skin.

NICOLE ELPHICK The new breed of eco-friendly, luxe cleansing towelette is a step-up for your visage.

organic skincare

Natural wonders

Gwyneth Paltrow has long been a proponent of organic skin care ranges.

ELIZA ASHE Thinking of a switch to organic skincare, but not sure where to start? Here's a quick guide to going green.

Healing dry skin

Handle with care

Pink Lady

ELIZA ASHE Fed up with your skin feeling dry and irritated? Here's how to stay out of the red for good.

The big chill

The only beauty products you need this winter

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ELIZA ASHE A roundup of tried-and-tested beauty tips and products to help you beat the cold..

Winter skin care

Winter skin care

Pore patrol Beauty Eliza Ashe

ELIZA ASHE Forget about steaming and squeezing if you want to take care of enlarged pores.

look your age

Skincare superstars

NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 22:  Actress Julie Delpy attends the

ELIZA ASHE The 3 skin-saving ingredients you need to get a handle on.

Skin routine

A spot of bother

Cameron Diaz

ELIZA ASHE How to treat adult acne.

skin myths

Skin myths - debunked

Cate Blanchett

Julia Teen Beauty fact or fiction? We talk to the experts about separating hard truths from common misconceptions.