Beauty Trends

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...

Beauty trends

Fashion week beauty trends to get behind

Nicole Elphick Fashion week offered up some approachable beauty trends. Hurrah.

On Trend

Top Beauty Trends From New York Fashion Week

Derek Lam

Eliza Ashe If you only try one new beauty look this summer, make it one of these.

Japanese beauty

Five Japanese beauty trends we won't be trying soon


Sarah Berry The cartoon-loving culture has also created an array of, shall we say, animated 'beauty' trends.


The 5 Biggest Beauty Trends From Fashion Week

Michael Lo Sordo

Eliza Ashe Plus clever backstage beauty tips to help you pull them off.

Beauty trends 2013

Beauty trends for 2013

Fresh looks ... Falsies are in fashion.

Natasha Hughes Customised hair, flexible hours and falsies are among the fads set to be big in beauty this year.

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?

Perfect fringe

How to get the perfect fringe

Fringe dweller: Alexa Chung is as on-trend as ever with her new hairstyle.

Stephanie Darling Want perfect brow-sweeping bangs like Alexa? All you need is a brush, a blow-dryer, and a dream.

Edible spas

Would you try an 'edible spa treatment'?


Amanda Hooton A relaxing - and tasty - mango and rice rub leaves Amanda Hooton hungry for more.

Beauty beat: Naomi Watts

Best dressed: Naomi Watts is noted for her red-carpet style.

Stephanie Darling Stephanie Darling heads to Paris to talk beauty with Naomi Watts and gets the lowdown on applying perfume.

Cosmetics cull

Five beauty products you definitely do not need


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

Beauty tricks

How to get rid of a pimple, fast

Tracey Strange When it comes to pimples, a little violence is sometimes called for.

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 ...

Competitive beauty

What exactly goes on at the Nail Art Olympics?

Kathleen Lee Joe The Nail Olympics (‘Nailympia’) happened in London last week. And we think we just died and went to nail-art heaven.

Summer skincare

Everything you need to know about dry skin...

Aileen Nakhle ... and what you can do about it.

Sleep study

This is the exact amount of sleep your body needs, scientists say

Katy Young A new study may have the answer to that big burning question: how much sleep do we really need?

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.

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.

Girls on film

Are mean girls the only ones allowed good hair and outfits in Hollywood?

Lisa Armstrong Rosamund Pike's Gone Girl bob: so sharp, it could be a murder weapon.

Effortless beauty

You basically don't have to do your hair at all to be on trend now

Michelle Hurley Normcore reaches our tresses.