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...

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Ideal-Woman Rubber Mask

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

the onion

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

Beauty horrors

When contouring goes horribly wrong

MIAMI BEACH, FL - MARCH 12:  Kim Kardashian, Khloe Kardashian and Kourtney Kardashian attend the Grand Opening of DASH Miami Beach at Dash Miami Beach on March 12, 2014 in Miami Beach, Florida.  (Photo by Gustavo Caballero/Getty Images)

Kathleen Lee Joe The art of contouring is some complicated beauty business.

Final word

Are hand dryers unhygienic?

Kathleen Lee Joe Let's clear this up once and for all.

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.

Tilda x NARS

Tilda Swinton as the new face of NARS

Kathleen Lee Joe Why, we don’t think we’ve been this excited about a spokesmodel announcement since Jessica Lange for Marc Jacobs.

Sun smart

The new forms of sun protection you didn’t know you needed

Kathleen Lee Joe You’ve heard it before, but here it is again: The most important thing you can do to prevent premature ageing is to wear sunscreen. Every. Single. Day.

Tired eyes?

Here's how to get rid of those nasty eye bags

beauty

Kathleen Lee Joe So, the Christmas party came and went and it was swell, but now you have to deal with the aftermath.

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.

Beauty

Beauty Tips My Mother Taught Me

Camilla Freeman-Topper

Kathleen Lee-Joe Watching our mothers in front of the mirror, there were bound to be a few things we’d pick up. We spoke to seven women about their mum’s best tips, from reapplying sunscreen to rinsing hair in Coca...

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