Kathleen Lee Joe

Kathleen Lee Joe

Kathleen Lee-Joe is Daily Life's Fashion Writer

Bollywood beauty

The ban on female makeup artists in India has finally been lifted

Kathleen Lee Joe Women in India are finally being allowed to work as makeup artists in the film industry after sixty years of being excluded.

Mo mani, mo problems

How do you spot a dodgy manicure?

Kathleen Lee Joe Your in-salon mani could be doing you more harm than good. Here are a few things to look out for...

Cat-eye hacks

20 hacks for the perfect cat-eye

Kathleen Lee Joe Now you too can be the girl who's somehow mastered the art of cat-eye liner, rather than the one who's resigned to looking like a panda.

Thrifty beauty

This makeup tutorial only uses kitchen pantry products

Kathleen Lee Joe Delicious, natural and cheap, what more could you want?

Mature makeup

A handy guide to menopausal makeup


Kathleen Lee Joe While there’s an abundance of information on what foods to eat and what herbal supplements to take during menopause, there’s not a whole lot dedicated to looking gorgeous for a Saturday night out.

TV nails

Nails inspired by OITNB, Broad City and more

Kathleen Lee Joe Combining our two favourite things.

Nasty Gal x MAC

Girl bosses rejoice, MAC is teaming up with Nasty Gal

Kathleen Lee Joe MAC Cosmetics and #GIRLBOSS Nasty Gal are collaborating for a four-piece beauty collection.

Bathroom etiquette

A reason to pee in the shower

Kathleen Lee Joe There are two types of people in this world -- those who pee in the shower and those who don’t.

Head & shoulders

12 natural remedies to cure your dandruff

Kathleen Lee Joe Though filed away in that category of embarrassing beauty problems most people don’t like to talk about dandruff is actually very common.


The Downton Abbey makeup tutorial starring Lady Edith

Kathleen Lee Joe Lisa Eldridge, top makeup artist and YouTube star, teamed up with actress Laura Carmichael to create a makeup tutorial based on her Downton Abbey character.

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.

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.

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.

Flip manicure

Undernail art is the new nail art


Kathleen Lee Joe Here comes ‘undernail’, the newest nail art trend you never knew you wanted.

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.

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.

Pigtail resurgence

Can grown women wear pigtails?

Kathleen Lee Joe Like rompers and overalls, this particular look sits in that curious category of trends that are tricky to pull off past the age of 10.

Organic beauty

Why organic skincare may not be better for you

Kathleen Lee Joe Going organic certainly sounds more holistic and Goop-approved, but are the products as effective as their mainstream counterparts? And what exactly makes a product organic anyway?

Halloween how-tos

10 makeup tutorials that’ll have you winning Halloween

Kathleen Lee Joe ‘Tis the season to experiment with makeup and let your inner freak flag fly!

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.