Kathleen Lee Joe

Kathleen Lee Joe

Kathleen Lee-Joe is Daily Life's Fashion Writer

Hair Hacks

5 steps to determining your hair type

Kathleen Lee Joe Choosing styling products and knowing what to do with them is a confusing state of affairs.

Lupita's way

Lupita Nyong'o's beauty tips for dark skin and natural hair

Kathleen Lee Joe And despite looking stunningly, shiningly, well-put-together on the regular, her approach to beauty is refreshingly low-maintenance.

The new bush?

Will we ever learn to love back hair?

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Kathleen Lee Joe Could back have surpassed chest and pubic as the most political of body hairs?

Frizz fest

Could frizzy hair be enjoying a renaissance?

Kathleen Lee Joe You know the old saying – you always want what you don’t have.

Sustainable Beauty

How sustainable is H&M's new beauty range?

Kathleen Lee-Joe The Swedish retailer has worked to cultivate a certain consumer assumption with its annual sustainability reports, ethics awards and choice of celebrity spokesmodels, while feeding our insatiable...

In-Flight Beauty

Beauty tips for your next long-haul flight

Kathleen Lee-Joe Step out at your destination looking revived and refreshed, and like you haven't spent the past 14 hours beside a sick child in a tin can.

Donald Trump

This 30-second beauty tutorial proves anyone can look like Donald Trump

Masterpiece

Kathleen Lee-Joe Don't forget the signature scowl.

New in beauty

10 beauty products to try in 2015

Kathleen Lee Joe These products are to 2015 what organic coconut oil was to 2014. Clear space in your medicine cabinet ...

Cosmetics cull

Five beauty products you definitely do not need

MU.

Kathleen Lee Joe Seriously, who invented "leg makeup" and why is it a thing?

Ideal-Woman Rubber Mask

The Onion pokes fun at the beauty industry, is spot-on

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Kathleen Lee Joe Are you sick and tired of slapping on a full face of makeup before you go to work every morning?

Soak it up

Your guide to taking a (proper) bath

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.

Gluten-free beauty

Are gluten-free beauty products only for the gullible?

Kathleen Lee Joe There may be more to a gluten-free lifestyle than just cutting bread out of your diet.

Movie makeup

Movies that deserve their own makeup collections

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Kathleen Lee Joe The possibilities are endless!

Beauty PSA

Stop everything and clean your makeup brushes now

Kathleen Lee Joe A ten-minute cleanup could save you from all sorts of unspeakable horrors.

Runway to reality

15 Fashion Week beauty trends that work IRL

Kathleen Lee Joe Sure, it’s exciting to see faux freckles, powder-blue brows and words spelt out with hair on the runway – but those looks probably aren’t going to work for Sunday brunch or that Monday morning...

French beauties

25 French beauty icons to make your muse

Kathleen Lee Joe We raise our Champers to the Gallic gals doing effortless Franco-sophistication in 2014. (And yes, the list goes beyond Jane Birkin’s daughters.)

TV style icons

Which Twin Peaks character is your style match?

Kathleen Lee Joe Beyond the cinematography and David Lynch’s trippy meta-narratives, the thing that had us spellbound was Twin Peak’s femme fatales and their retro-kitsch style.

Fade to blonde

What's the difference between ombre, sombre and balayage?

Kathleen Lee Joe Trends come and go, but it looks like gradient hair is here to stay.

Head & shoulders

12 natural remedies to cure your dandruff

Kathleen Lee Joe Though filed away in that category of embarrassing beauty problems most people don’t like to talk about dandruff is actually very common.

Mo mani, mo problems

How do you spot a dodgy manicure?

Kathleen Lee Joe Your in-salon mani could be doing you more harm than good. Here are a few things to look out for...