Colour

  • 1 Spotlight on streaks
    Streaks and highlights are a great way to give your hair a colour make-over without resorting to a radical dye job, which is why they are one of the most popular treatments at the hair salon. Besides...

  • 2 Red hot: The lip colour of the season
    This season, red lipstick is high on the list of hot trends for the fashion-conscious. If you're prepared to give this daring lip colour – considered by many to be one of the most feminine...

  • 3 New season, new makeup trends
    Autumn is with us, so why not turn over a new leaf with your makeup and take some inspiration from the looks that were seen strutting their stuff on the autumn catwalks? Get on-trend with the latest looks...

  • 4 The heat's on, so lighten up
    We all know that make up fashions change with the season, but beyond the latest trends there's a basic rule of thumb for summer cosmetics: when the sun's brighter, keep make up lighter. Whether you're...

  • 5 Blusher beauty
    “A touch of colour will make your skin look alive and pretty” – that's what international makeup expert Bobbi Brown thinks. Of course she isn't talking here about the painted doll effect,...

  • 6 Lipstick know-how
    If you've found your lip colour bleeds, or doesn't last as long as you'd like it to, you're not alone. It's a sad fact that lipstick sometimes seems to be more of a 'slipstick', as the colour creeps along...

  • 7 Caring for blonde barnets
    However much hairstyles change over the years and 'dos follow seasonal trends, it seems as if blonde hair will never go out of fashion. So much so, that lots of women are tempted to lighten up their natural...

  • 8 Are Katy Perry and Rihanna starting a new hair colour trend?
    Katy Perry has taken to experimenting with her hair colour, wearing a selection of wigs in bright hues and, most recently, sporting streaks of vivid colour flashing through her hair (pictured). Rihanna,...

  • 9 All the colours of the rainbow!
    For a lot of people, hands are right up there with eyes and mouths when it comes to being attracted to someone, and, along with the voice and facial expression, body language and the way we use our hands...

  • 10 British beauty Tess Daly finds the perfect blonde with her new signing
    "Think less 'block' and more 'tones'," urges session stylist Duffy as he takes on the role of working with Tess Daly for her new position as Clairol’s nice’n easy ambassador –...

  • 11 Tie-dye your hair for a hot summer look
    Elements of Seventies fashion will apparently be making a comeback in the summer. But we never thought for a moment that staple of those hippy chick halcyon days, tie-dye, would return, this time to decorate...

  • 12 Get glowing into autumn with instant radiance boosters
    Your summer glow may be starting to fade, but there are plenty of ways to give your skin an instant boost without booking an autumn break in St Tropez… Start with Soap & Glory Glow Job, £7.99. Squeeze...

  • 13 Get glowing into autumn with instant radiance boosters
    Your summer glow may be starting to fade, but there are plenty of ways to give your skin an instant boost without booking an autumn break in St Tropez… Start with Soap & Glory Glow Job, £7.99. Squeeze...

  • 14 Bold nails are back
    It’s going to be a riot of colour for nails this spring/summer, according to one of our best-known nail experts, Marian Newman, who’s been working with Emma Watson and Kylie lately –...

  • 15 Fergie joins the dark side
    As a survey reports that one in three fair-haired female workers has dyed their hair darker in order to be taken more seriously by their employers in these straitened times, Black Eyed Pea Fergie has added...

  • 16 Want to make your legs look longer?
    Keep a continuous line of colour the whole way down the leg to draw the eye up and down in one smooth movement. If you're going out bare-legged, that means nude-coloured footwear. Otherwise match your...

  • 17 Simple suggestions for the perfect makeup
    Ask any make-up professional what look you should go for on your big day and they'll invariably say: You want to look like you – just the most beautiful you possibly can.  Which means no surprises....

  • 18 Get Keira's natural looking summer glow with cheeky blusher
    We're loving the cheeky bursts of colour coming out of MeMeMe's CheekE Blushers range, £4.99 each, especially PinkE, which brings a quick blush to the skin, with a slightly retro feel, a la Keira...

  • 19 Colour and care: Single shampoo
    Want to hold on to your hair colour for longer? Shampoo only once when you wash, says Boots' haircare adviser Stewart Long. Each shampoo removes a little more colour so halve your shampoos and you'll increase...

  • 20 Get the Look: A nose for foundation
    Want to know how to find the perfect texture of foundation? Test it on your nose, says Tess Daly make-up artist Aimee Adams, because it's where skin can be oily, dry, have broken veins, blackheads and...



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