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 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.

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.

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.

Pastel power

Spring racing beauty made easy

Stephanie Darling Stephanie Darling welcomes the latest pastel eye shadows, has a make-up lesson and gets a brow tip from the experts.

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.)

Faux tan trial

Prep your skin for summer's best fake-tanners

Stephanie Darling Stephanie Darling enjoys a skin-sloughing body treatment and unveils the latest in fake tanning.

Beauty nostalgia

Which beauty products make you feel nostalgic?

Kate Moss

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.

Hair tutorial

Learn these three new hairstyles in time for the weekend


Christina Butcher An easy step-by-step guide to magical new hair.

Beauty PSA

Stop everything and clean your makeup brushes now

Kathleen Lee Joe A ten-minute cleanup could save you from all sorts of unspeakable horrors.

Hey blondie

15 iconic blondes to inspire your summer 'do

1968, Modelling, A picture of British model Twiggy wearing a red patterned jumper  (Photo by Popperfoto/Getty Images)

And yes, bottled blondes do have just as much fun.

Greying gracefully

How one in four women find their first grey hair by age 25

Katy Young A new survey has revealed that 20 per cent of British women will find their first grey before they reach the age of 25, so it's no wonder growing old gracefully is becoming de rigeur.

Beauty beat

Get summer ready with glossy hair and moisture-packed skin

Stephanie Darling Stephanie Darling tries a hair-gloss treatment and tracks down the latest skincare boosters.

Emmys Beauty

Hairstyles from the Emmys red carpet to inspire your new 'do

LOS ANGELES, CA - AUGUST 25:  Actress Laura Prepon attends the 66th annual Primetime Emmy Awards at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live on August 25, 2014 in Los Angeles, California.  (Photo by Jason LaVeris/FilmMagic)

Loose, beachy waves, romantic curls and soft, elegant up-dos dominated the fussy-free red carpet.

Beauty Q&A

Rosie Huntington-Whiteley spills her beauty secrets

Even RHW wasn't immune to 90s beauty mistakes.

The new bush?

Will we ever learn to love back hair?


Kathleen Lee Joe Could back have surpassed chest and pubic as the most political of body hairs?