Kathleen Lee Joe

Kathleen Lee Joe

Kathleen Lee-Joe is Daily Life's Fashion Writer

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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


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

New age attitude

Study reveals our anti-ageing attitudes are changing

Kathleen Lee Joe Women no longer want to eradicate every wrinkle from their face, according to a new study.

Gifting scents

How to buy fragrance for someone else

Kathleen Lee Joe Buying perfume is pretty intimate business, but you needn’t be intimidated.

Beauty taboo

Getting over adult chickenpox

Kathleen Lee Joe Yes, adult chickenpox is as bad as they say it is.

Beauty history

Watch 100 years of beauty fly by in a minute

Kathleen Lee Joe What is your favourite beauty decade? This video ought to give you an idea.

Mixed race skin

Thandie Newton tackles foundation for mixed race skin

Kathleen Lee Joe As a mixed-race teenager who searched in vain for make-up for her skin, Thandie Newton felt like 'the mistake that can't be provided for'. How far we've come, she says...

Redheads rejoice!

The best beauty products for redheads

LONDON, ENGLAND - JULY 01:  Lily Cole attends The Serpentine Gallery Summer Party co-hosted by Brioni at The Serpentine Gallery on July 1, 2014 in London, England.  (Photo by David M. Benett/Getty Images for The Serpentine)

Kathleen Lee Joe Just because redheads account for only one to two per cent of the world's population doesn't mean they should be neglected. Enter the How To Be A Redhead blog.

Pastel pits

Would you dye your pits bright blue?


Kathleen Lee Joe Or is pink more your style? Dyeing your armpit hair could just be the next big thing in beauty.

Full frontal beauty

The pornification of beauty language

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

Survive Sephora

10 tips for shopping at Sephora

Various shades of lipstick sit on display during the opening of a Sephora SA store at the Riosul shopping mall in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, on Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2012. Sephora SA, a French beauty product retail chain, opened its first Brazil location earlier this year in July. Photographer: Dado Galdieri/Bloomberg via Getty Images

Kathleen Lee Joe Ten minutes in and you’ve already gone through an array of emotions – overwhelmed, scared, enraged, elated, broke. Don’t let this happen to you.

Advanced nail art

This Advanced Style nail art is simply the best

Kathleen Lee Joe We spotted the fancy mani over on Instagram and thought it too good not to share.

Tired eyes?

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


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

Storage hacks

Nifty makeup storage hacks for messy girls

Kathleen Lee Joe We may not ever be that impossibly organised person who stacks her shoeboxes and labels them with Polaroids, but these 20 hacks are one step closer …

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.

Cutest claws

5 Sanrio-inspired nail art tutorials

Kathleen Lee Joe Anyone obsessed with Hello Kitty as much as we are will flip when they see these super kawaii manicures by Masako Kojima.

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.

Ew ew ew

The only way to pop a pimple

Kathleen Lee Joe Though our usual zit be-gone remedy is squeezing until our eyes flood with tears, this is so, so wrong.

Beauty news

Transgender model Lea T is breaking the beauty mould

Kathleen Lee Joe The gorgeous Brazilian model has been made ‘the face’ of Redken’s Chromatic colour range.