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.

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.

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?

Donald Trump

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

Masterpiece

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

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.

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...

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.

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...

Best match

The best makeup for darker skin tones

Kathleen Lee Joe ‘Mocha’ and ‘Cocoa’ should be more than just an afterthought.

Beauty match-maker

Get face-matched with a beauty blogger

Kathleen Lee Joe This online search tool allows users to find beauty bloggers and vloggers who share similar features to themselves.

Full frontal beauty

The pornification of beauty language

Kathleen Lee Joe Apparently, post-coital skin is now the end goal of our beauty routines.

Micro fringes

Can anyone pull off micro bangs?

LONDON, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 17:  Beyonce sighting at Harry's Bar in Mayfair on October 17, 2014 in London, England.  (Photo by Keith Hewitt/GC Images)

Kathleen Lee Joe There was a phase in the ‘90s where everyone wanted bangs like Winona Ryder in Beetlejuice – choppy, slicked and super short. Of course, it took a face like Winona’s to pull them off.

Pastel pits

Would you dye your pits bright blue?

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Kathleen Lee Joe Or is pink more your style? Dyeing your armpit hair could just be the next big thing in beauty.

Cosmetics cull

Five beauty products you definitely do not need

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

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 ...

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.

Serious Nail Art

The one beauty regime women do purely for themselves

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Kathleen Lee-Joe Is nail art the "last bastion of female-centric beauty?"