Kathleen Lee Joe

Kathleen Lee Joe

Kathleen Lee-Joe is Daily Life's Fashion Writer

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...

Dollars and scents

Base notes, top dollar: what makes perfume expensive

Scent memory and personal taste play a role in favourite perfumes.

Kathleen Lee-Joe What separates a costly scent from a cheaper one?

Hello Kitty

Watch: The ‘100 years of beauty’ spoof starring kittens

Kathleen Lee-Joe Makeup trends may come and go, but kittens are forever.

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.

Bill Nye

'Science Guy' Bill Nye shares his secret to flawless skin

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Kathleen Lee-Joe Bill may not be known for his looks, but we – and every other '90s kid – know to listen to his advice whenever he puts it out there.

Body Image

The Honest Body Project is the photo series every new mum needs to see

Kathleen Lee-Joe Natalie McCain's real and relatable portraits urge mothers to stand up against the pressure to look perfect.

Chill factor

10 cooling beauty products to beat the heat

Dr. Jart.

Kathleen Lee-Joe Take your head out of the freezer and turn to these products to cut through the heat, stickiness and provide your sweat-slicked skin some refreshing reprieve.

Alcohol flush

Is the 'Asian glow' real?

Kathleen Lee-Joe Around 540 million people in the world are afflicted with that anxiety-inducing condition known as Asian flush. I am one of them.

Donald Trump

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

Masterpiece

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

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.

Perfume test

Is there actually a difference between cheap and expensive perfume?

Kathleen Lee Joe What makes one type of smelly water better than another?

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

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

Expert tips

MBFWA makeup tips for when you're running out the door

Kathleen Lee Joe What to slap on when you’re running out the door (or in between work drinks and your last meeting for the day)? MBFWA makeup artists have the answers.

Kissed by the sun

Reasons to embrace your beauty spots

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!

Style a la French

10 French fashion bloggers worth bookmarking

Kathleen Lee Joe What’s the secret to achieving that certain je ne sais quoi? Click forth, take notes, right-click and Save As to your desktop …

90s throwback

Are you ready for the return of this beauty trend?

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Kathleen Lee Joe It's about to hit the runway, red carpet, and your local supermarket aisle.

Online beauty

Why you shouldn't buy makeup on eBay

Kathleen Lee Joe Here's what you should know if you're searching the WWW for a beauty bargain.

Brow weary

Have we reached 'peak brow'?

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Kathleen Lee Joe After spending the last year meticulously crafting hairy caterpillars onto our face, the trend is about to do a 180.