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...

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Fashion week beauty trends to get behind

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

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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.

On Trend

Top Beauty Trends From New York Fashion Week

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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

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

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The 5 Biggest Beauty Trends From Fashion Week

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

Young at heart

Young at heart? It could help you live longer

It might be a cliche as old as they come, but feeling young at heart really can make you live longer.

Sarah Knapton It might be a cliche as old as they come, but feeling young at heart really can make you live longer.

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.

Summer beauty

Does your hair need a 'discipline treatment'?

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Stephanie Darling Stephanie Darling test drives a hair treatment and hunts down some pretty Christmas palettes.

Summer beauty

Does your hair need a 'discipline treatment'?

Stephanie Darling Stephanie Darling test drives a hair treatment and hunts down some pretty Christmas palettes.

Full frontal beauty

The pornification of beauty language

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

Tired eyes?

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

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

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.

Best match

The best makeup for darker skin tones

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

Tracey Spicer: This is what I look like without make-up

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Tracey Spicer When the daily grooming ritual became too much of a burden for Tracey Spicer, she decided to go cold turkey.

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Cosmetic surgery

'My mother's facelift upset the family'

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Anna van Praagh Cosmetic surgery doesn't affect only the patient, as Anna van Praagh recalls.

Beauty nostalgia

Which beauty products make you feel nostalgic?

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Kathleen Lee Joe Return to a period when half-up, half-down hairstyles fixed with a thousand claw clips, cloyingly sweet vanilla-scented body spray and multiple shades of mascara were the height of sophistication.

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.

Everything you need to know about the imminent launch of Sephora in Australia

Jenna Clarke Sephora – or a make-up Mecca as many call it – is planning on democratising beauty for Australians.

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.)