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?

beach

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.

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...

Taco Tuesday

The 'taco cleanse' is the only way to detox in 2016

Kathleen Lee-Joe Unfortunately, this doesn't mean heading down to your nearest Mad Mex to get your three squares a day.

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

Bill Nye

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.

About Face

The most thought-provoking 5-minute beauty tutorial you'll watch today

Oon Shu An

Kathleen Lee Joe What begins as a stock-standard beauty tutorial quickly goes deeper under the skin.

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?

Cosmetic comedy

The beauty industry has run out of makeup names

Kathleen Lee Joe The 'Out of Makeup Names' video by The Punch sheds light on how beauty products get given such bizarre monikers.

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?

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.