Kathleen Lee Joe

Kathleen Lee Joe

Kathleen Lee-Joe is Daily Life's Fashion Writer

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.)

Alexa interviews Tavi

Tavi’s advice on dealing with a breakup

TORONTO, ON - SEPTEMBER 07:  Actress Tavi Gevinson attends the Fox Searchlight TIFF party during the 2013 Toronto International Film Festival at Spice Route on September 7, 2013 in Toronto, Canada.  (Photo by Aaron Harris/Getty Images)

Kathleen Lee Joe Grab a pink Sharpie and some graph paper, you guys.

Final word

Are hand dryers unhygienic?

Kathleen Lee Joe Let's clear this up once and for all.

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.

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 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.

Movie makeup

Movies that deserve their own makeup collections


Kathleen Lee Joe The possibilities are endless!

Chanel sues

Chanel is suing salon owner Chanel for using her own name

PARIS, FRANCE - JULY 08:  A model walks the runway during the Chanel show as part of Paris Fashion Week - Haute Couture Fall/Winter 2014-2015 at  on July 8, 2014 in Paris, France.  (Photo by Dominique Charriau/WireImage)

Kathleen Lee Joe Feels threatened by bridal updos.

Gluten-free beauty

Are gluten-free beauty products only for the gullible?

Kathleen Lee Joe There may be more to a gluten-free lifestyle than just cutting bread out of your diet.

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?

Cult classic

When scrunchies actually work

Kathleen Lee Joe Reconsidering our position on the much-maligned hair adornment.

Soak it up

Your guide to taking a (proper) bath

Kathleen Lee Joe With dimmed lights, your most zen playlist and these relaxing do-it-yourself soaks, you’ll soon emerge a relaxed, delicately scented, better you.

Lupita's way

Lupita Nyong'o's beauty tips for dark skin and natural hair

Kathleen Lee Joe And despite looking stunningly, shiningly, well-put-together on the regular, her approach to beauty is refreshingly low-maintenance.

Must-watch beauty

The only beauty tutorials you need to watch on YouTube

Kathleen Lee Joe Anyone with a laptop, internet connection and face can make a YouTube beauty tutorial, but these keen vloggers have well and truly earned their clicks.

Famous faces

Get excited about these celebrity makeup lines

Kathleen Lee Joe We’ve just caught word that two of our favourite beauty icons are making makeup now.

Beauty secrets

How to master this Korean beauty secret

SEOUL, SOUTH KOREA - APRIL 10:  Soo-Young of Girls' Generation poses for photographs during the Raum flagship store renewal opening housewarming party on April 10, 2014 in Seoul, South Korea.  (Photo by The Chosunilbo JNS/Multi-Bits via Getty Images)

Kathleen Lee Joe Watch Korean dramas or tune into SBS PopAsia on any given Sunday morning and you’ll know the look I’m talking about.

Manly makeup

This video of men putting on makeup for the first time is surprisingly sweet

Kathleen Lee Joe "I feel so f--king beautiful right now."

Trend alert

Japan's delicious new beauty trend: sushi nail art


Kathleen Lee Joe Try not to eat your fingers while wearing these yummy-looking nail art designs.

Beauty horrors

When contouring goes horribly wrong

MIAMI BEACH, FL - MARCH 12:  Kim Kardashian, Khloe Kardashian and Kourtney Kardashian attend the Grand Opening of DASH Miami Beach at Dash Miami Beach on March 12, 2014 in Miami Beach, Florida.  (Photo by Gustavo Caballero/Getty Images)

Kathleen Lee Joe The art of contouring is some complicated beauty business.

Ideal-Woman Rubber Mask

The Onion pokes fun at the beauty industry, is spot-on

the onion

Kathleen Lee Joe Are you sick and tired of slapping on a full face of makeup before you go to work every morning?