Skincare and Anti-aging
Soak it up
KATHLEEN LEE JOE With dimmed lights, your most zen playlist and these relaxing do-it-yourself soaks, you’ll soon emerge a relaxed, delicately scented, better you.
How sun sees you
Laura Vitto Our mums weren't kidding around when they demanded we slather on the sunscreen.
Effie Mann Now, this is an empowerment project we can get behind.
KATHLEEN LEE JOE Watch Korean dramas or tune into SBS PopAsia on any given Sunday morning and you’ll know the look I’m talking about.
Ideal-Woman Rubber Mask
KATHLEEN LEE JOE Are you sick and tired of slapping on a full face of makeup before you go to work every morning?
KATHLEEN LEE JOE You try to avoid foods with preservatives, flavour enhancers and other nasty E-numbers, but how about your beauty products? When it comes to reading labels on eye creams and makeup, things get very complex indeed.
Stephanie Darling Stephanie Darling finds the secret ingredient for glowing winter skin.
Christina Ianzito Gross alert: you may need a pedicure, but you really don’t need it to be a risky event.
Leoni Barlow While the decade did include the odd beauty blunder (perms, for one) there are a few key looks that are making a stylish comeback.
Three of the best
Add some super hydration and glorious scent to your winter moisturising routine.
That's right, I discovered the truth about microbeads.
Leonie Barlow Combat winter's drying chill with these tried and true products for smooth skin and healthy nails.
Leonie Barlow We thought it was about time we cleared up any confusion.
JULIA TEEN More frequently, cosmetic developers are using health-food aisle ingredients in their products. But are these super foods as effective externally as they are internally?
Stephanie Darling Stephanie Darling's weekly beauty round-up.
KATHLEEN LEE JOE Could the secret to healthy skin be a friendly coating of bacteria?
Stephanie Darling Stephanie Darling becomes a willing guinea pig, with uplifting results – and discovers life's little travel essentials.
Kissed by the sun
KATHLEEN LEE JOE As our definition of beauty becomes ever more elastic, freckles and moles have become features worth highlighting, not concealing. All ye fair maidens, rejoice!
KATHLEEN LEE JOE South Korea, the home of eyelash extensions, blotting tissues, super-concentrated serums and BB and CC cream, is said to be 12 years ahead of the rest of the world in terms of beauty.
GENEVIEVE ROSEN Eye drops and paper towels might not be glamorous, but at least they’re hard-working.
DOM KNIGHT Dom Knight investigates.
Gretchen Reynolds Exercise not only appears to keep skin younger, it may also even reverse skin ageing in people who start exercising late in life, according to surprising new research.
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
RACHEL CLUN Yes they earn bajillions of dollars but that doesn't mean celebrities don't have their favourite budget beauty buys.
Casey Seidenberg If you are struggling with skin problems, pay attention to these nutrients...
NICOLE ELPHICK After the sweat, sunscreen and sea salt, your skin needs a little TLC.
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.
Debra D. Bass The latest beauty 'wonder drug' is probably already a resident in your kitchen cupboard.
ELEANOR PENDLETON From bee venom to snail mucus, we look at some of the weird and wonderful ingredients appearing in beauty products.
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.
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."
Lisa Haynes When party hangovers strike, follow these tricks to camouflage the evidence.
Cassy Small The secret to glowing skin and luscious locks or an overpriced gimmick?
Tom Valeo Researchers in Sweden studied photographs of people before and after sleep deprivation to find out.
NICOLE ELPHICK You actually don’t need drawers full of products for great skin.
NICOLE ELPHICK Or are they just glorified moisturisers in tiny containers?
Winnie Salamon Perhaps, despite the lack of tangible results, these rituals simply make us feel better.
NICOLE ELPHICK They're making a comeback as way of balancing complexions.
Shonagh Walker The secret little wonder products to know about.
Advertorial Samantha Doolan, owner of Ella Baché Mordialloc in Victoria, reveals what it’s like to own her own beauty salon.
Cassy Small Some of Australia's leading beauty experts share the ultimate list of beauty rules to abide by.
He's on a horse
NICOLE ELPHICK While he's here in Australia we asked the Old Spice Guy about his small towel collection and other pressing questions.