Skin

  • 21 A baker's dozen of dry skin secrets
    We don't think we'll be revealing any secrets by reminding you that moisturising is the key to dealing with dry skin: no doubt you found that out long ago. But we do think we've got a few tips you might...

  • 22 Give your skin the winter wow factor
    Have you ever noticed that your skin begins to look dull and lacklustre as the winter months close in? A combination of cold, wintry weather and central heating can play havoc with your natural glow,...

  • 23 Health is a laughing matter
    If you think back to an occasion when something made you laugh out loud, you'll probably find your lips starting to twitch again and that same positive feeling invading your body. What you may not realise,...

  • 24 The time is right... for a facial
    Even if you don't generally class your skin as 'sensitive', you may have noticed that there are times when it seems to be more easily irritated. Of course, hormones play a great part in this, and most...

  • 25 Your skin's worst enemies
    Internal and external, personal and social, a range of factors affects how your skin ages. But many of these factors are lifestyle choices and in at least some of the cases you can take control: ...

  • 26 What to do about sunburn
    We all know we should use sun screen lotion in the summer, but sometimes things don't go quite as they should. Maybe it was a cloudy day when you sat outside in a sleeveless top and didn't notice your...

  • 27 What to do about sunburn
    We all know we should use sun screen lotion in the summer, but sometimes things don't go quite as they should. Maybe it was a cloudy day when you sat outside in a sleeveless top and didn't notice your...

  • 28 Fresh ideas for hot days
    Even Jane Austen, that most genteel of English ladies, complained that the hot weather kept her “in a continual state of inelegance.” It's certainly true that when temperatures rise, tempers...

  • 29 Flying beauty tips
    If you're lucky enough to be heading off for an exotic holiday this summer, the chances are that it's preceded by a plane journey, maybe even quite a long fight. So, you've treated yourself to some new...

  • 30 Five simple summer beauty tips
    We've all been looking forward to the summer - not least because it brings the holidays! Not only does it give us a chance to break with the routine of the rest of the year, but it's a season replete with...

  • 31 Five simple summer beauty tips
    We've all been looking forward to the summer - not least because it brings the holidays! Not only does it give us a chance to break with the routine of the rest of the year, but it's a season replete with...

  • 32 More power to your elbows!
    As soon as the mercury starts to creep up, we all start stripping off. But after spending the winter under wraps, are your elbows ready to face up to summer? 
 Here are three keys to soft, smooth elbows: ...

  • 33 Drawing the line at wrinkles
    We all start to get wrinkles as we get older, but some people seem to maintain remarkable smooth skins for their age. Recently Kylie Minogue claimed that Ponds Cream was the only defence she uses against...

  • 34 Does Kylie’s cream hold the key to eternal youth?
    Sales of Ponds cream have shot through the roof since Kylie Minogue said in an interview that it’s the only defence she uses against the visible signs of ageing since she stopped having Botox. Manufacturers...

  • 35 Karen Gillan finds her deadliest foe in daylight, not daleks
    Dr Who’s new assistant, Karen Gillan, had better look after her golden looks with summer approaching. News has emerged this week that redheads are the most likely people to use sunbeds in a desperate...

  • 36 Strictly’s secrets for shimmering sexiness
    They may be coming in for criticism for their skimpy costumes, but having recently met up with one of the Strictly stalwarts, professional dancer Lilia Kopylova, it’s no wonder the show's stars have...

  • 37 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...

  • 38 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...

  • 39 You don't have to be a Calendar Girl to look good at any age
    Joining the cast of Calendar Girls to appear in the West End from the end of the month, June Brown, 82, Anita Dobson, 60, and Jerry Hall, 53, prove you don’t have to be in the first bloom of youth...

  • 40 Get summer-ready skin with the best smoothing, softening moisturisers
    Baring your bod when the sun comes out means your skin needs to look soft and smooth, so we’ve tested a variety of moisturiser for different needs to see which best do the job… For intensive...



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