Kathleen Lee Joe

Kathleen Lee Joe

Kathleen Lee-Joe is Daily Life's Fashion Writer

Get shorty

20 awesome hairstyles for short hair

NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 30:  Recording artist Rita Ora visits 106 & Park at BET studio on April 30, 2014 in New York City.  (Photo by Bennett Raglin/BET/Getty Images for BET)

Kathleen Lee Joe Who says Rapunzel should have all the fun? We asked the internet for cool styling tricks for the short-haired set and, as always, the internet delivered.

Beauty buzzwords

Your guide to reading beauty labels

Kathleen Lee Joe You try to avoid foods with preservatives, flavour enhancers and other nasty E-numbers, but how about your beauty products? When it comes to reading labels on eye creams and makeup, things get very...

Online beauty

Why you shouldn't buy makeup on eBay

Kathleen Lee Joe Here's what you should know if you're searching the WWW for a beauty bargain.

Brow weary

Have we reached 'peak brow'?

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Kathleen Lee Joe After spending the last year meticulously crafting hairy caterpillars onto our face, the trend is about to do a 180.

Heel and toe

Christian Louboutin matches your nails to your shoe soles

Kathleen Lee Joe The standout shade is, of course, Rouge Louboutin.

90s throwback

Are you ready for the return of this beauty trend?

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Kathleen Lee Joe It's about to hit the runway, red carpet, and your local supermarket aisle.

Trend alert

Visible bobby pins are happening

DUBAI, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES - APRIL 13:  Models pose on the runway at the House Of Ronald show during Fashion Forward at Madinat Jumeirah on April 13, 2014 in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.  (Photo by Ian Gavan/Getty Images for Fashion Forward)

Kathleen Lee Joe The accessory no one used to notice is having a beauty moment right now.

Beard gardens

Are flowers in beards a trend now?

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Kathleen Lee Joe This isn’t some skit we pulled from an episode of Portlandia – beard gardens are actually a thing.

Style a la French

10 French fashion bloggers worth bookmarking

Kathleen Lee Joe What’s the secret to achieving that certain je ne sais quoi? Click forth, take notes, right-click and Save As to your desktop …

Beauty hacks

25 amazing beauty hacks for lazy-broke gals

Kathleen Lee Joe There are plenty of beauty tips that we care not to listen to. Who actually throws out their mascara after six months? We ain’t got time for that.

Hair inspiration

Seven hair-obsessed Instagram accounts to follow

Kathleen Lee Joe Abound in beauty inspo, you’ll find accounts by social-media-savvy salons, bloggers and brands, guaranteed to capture your attention and get you calling your colourist.

Beauty vloggers

The alternative beauty vloggers you should be following

Kathleen Lee Joe Though many would quickly brush off fashion and beauty vlogging as frivolous pastimes - what with so many "better things to do" - we plainly disagree.

Beautiful bacteria

Have you ever tried not washing?

Kathleen Lee Joe Could the secret to healthy skin be a friendly coating of bacteria?

Size diversity

This Australian start-up wants to make clothes shopping less hellish

Kathleen Lee Joe Sizable, an online shopping site, lets you choose the model that best matches your body type.

Kissed by the sun

Reasons to embrace your beauty spots

Kathleen Lee Joe As our definition of beauty becomes ever more elastic, freckles and moles have become features worth highlighting, not concealing. All ye fair maidens, rejoice!


5 Korean beauty trends to try

SEOUL, SOUTH KOREA - OCTOBER 24:  Song Hye-Kyo poses for photographs on October 24, 2011 in Seoul, South Korea.  (Photo by Ten Asia/Multi-Bits via Getty Images)

Kathleen Lee Joe South Korea, the home of eyelash extensions, blotting tissues, super-concentrated serums and BB and CC cream, is said to be 12 years ahead of the rest of the world in terms of beauty.

MBFWA beauty

Backstage beauty cheat sheet

Kathleen Lee Joe What tips, tricks and wonder products were responsible for those stunning faces you saw on the runway?

Expert tips

MBFWA makeup tips for when you're running out the door

Kathleen Lee Joe What to slap on when you’re running out the door (or in between work drinks and your last meeting for the day)? MBFWA makeup artists have the answers.

Serious Nail Art

The one beauty regime women do purely for themselves


Kathleen Lee-Joe Is nail art the "last bastion of female-centric beauty?"


Beauty Tips My Mother Taught Me

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Kathleen Lee-Joe Watching our mothers in front of the mirror, there were bound to be a few things we’d pick up. We spoke to seven women about their mum’s best tips, from reapplying sunscreen to rinsing hair in Coca...

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