Makeup

  • 61 Beauty routines get a touch of tradition
    In such straitened times, it's comforting to feel a touch of olde-worlde charm in our lives. But vintage clothes – as favoured by Kate Moss, who uses them for inspiration for her TopShop collection...

  • 62 Get the personal touch with Clinique
    Get down to your nearest Clinique counter at John Lewis between now and September 27 and you'll be able to bag a 3.6g pot of Blended Face Powder in Invisible Blend plus a mini brush when you have a consultation...

  • 63 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....

  • 64 Plan ahead for perfect bridal beauty
    From Cheryl Cole to Coleen McLoughlin, many brides choose to entrust their bridal make-up to the experts, investing in a professional make-up artist to ensure they look their best. As Kylie's make-up artist...

  • 65 Plan ahead for perfect bridal beauty
    From Cheryl Cole to Coleen McLoughlin, many brides choose to entrust their bridal make-up to the experts, investing in a professional make-up artist to ensure they look their best. As Kylie's make-up artist...

  • 66 Radiant cheeks: Which shade of blush is right for you?
    The darker your skin tone, the richer the colour your blush can be. A beige-rose works well on average skin tones while black skin can get away with a blood-red shade. Apply it quite high up for a lifting...

  • 67 Complexion perfection: Give concealer the perfect, lasting finish
    Whether you want to disguise spots, blemishes or undereye bags, you also want the confidence to know the result will last. The best way is to apply concealer with a brush after foundation and powder and...

  • 68 Skincare: Exfoliate to help make-up look great
    Make sure you exfoliate regularly in the run-up to an important event – not simply because it gives skin a clean-looking glow, but because it ensures make-up is absorbed into the skin, rather than...

  • 69 Eyes and brows: Use waterproof mascara with caution
    Waterproof mascara is the sensible choice if you're in the heat, going swimming or your lashes brush against your skin (meaning natural oils can pass on to the lashes and smudge mascara). But beware the...

  • 70 A gorgeous smile: A neat trick to keep lips looking defined
    It may have been an essential in the hard-edged Eighties, but lip liner's fallen out of fashion. Still it's great for evening out the lip line and creating a more defined shape – though use it after...

  • 71 Radiant cheeks: Give a lift to skinny cheeks
    If you've lost weight and look a bit gaunt, use a luminescent product such as the ubiquitous Yves Saint Laurent Touche Eclat in the hollows of your cheeks. It grabs the light to make dark spaces look more...

  • 72 How to sculpt chiselled cheekbones
    Who doesn't want cheekbones like Jennifer Connelly? But while the star of Hulk and Blood Diamond has been naturally blessed, it's still possible for those of us with more rounded cheeks to create the illusion...

  • 73 Eyes and brows: Keep it smooth for younger-looking eyes
    Try not to use too much foundation and powder where there are fine lines around the eyes. If you've overdone it and they're accentuating wrinkles, dab on a tiny amount of moisturiser or primer to soften...

  • 74 Complexion perfection: Choosing the right highlighter for your skin
    They've been the biggest cosmetic success story of the past ten years, adding glimmer and glow to celebrity faces on red carpets everywhere, from Katherine Heigl to Jennifer Hudson. But how do you know...

  • 75 Complexion perfection: Looks that last – sweat-proof your make-up
    Be careful with your textures if you want make-up to last. Use cosmetics that claim to be matte, oil-free and non-shiny to help ensure they stay on. Also look out for silicone-based products, which glide...

  • 76 Skincare: Prep well to keep that just-applied look
    Whatever the weather, everyone wants make-up that appears fresh throughout the day. That means avoiding an oily or sweaty face and retaining that Nicole Kidman just-applied look. Part of the key is preparation....

  • 77 Gems and jewels give skin a precious glow
    This autumn sees a plethora of mineral make-up launches by most of the big beauty houses. And there's a sneak preview of Prescriptives' at Selfridges from July 19, 2008, with a special offer, too,...

  • 78 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...

  • 79 Get the look: Pro eye-opening tip
    Estee Lauder's make-up artist Kay Mantano let us in on a little tip to brighten eyes – apply a tiny dab of concealer at the outer corners, too, and blend it with a sponge. "Skin around eyes...

  • 80 Eyes and brows: Conceal those circles
    Normally, we match our concealer to our foundation and skin tone. However, on holiday for the Christmas break, we mistakenly packed our normal solid concealer (Barbara Daly make-up for Tesco) but in a...



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