Cosmetics

  • 1 It's a love match for Benefit Cosmetics as they sign UK tennis star Heather Watson
    What a year it's been for the young Heather Watson as the sporting sensation recently tweeted that she was more than "pleased to announce my new partnership with Benefit Cosmetics!"One...

  • 2 Pop princess Alexandra Burke makes move into make-up
    She is one of the hottest popstars in the UK. But Alexandra Burke has put her microphone down briefly to make her foray into the world of cosmetics. The 2008...

  • 3 Marc Jacobs: making first foray into make-up
    If you’re a fan of his clothing, accessories and fragrances, you’ll be delighted to know that Marc Jacobs will soon have an entire collection of cosmetics to gush over too...

  • 4 Key beauty tips for effective eye make up removal
    After a hard night of partying, when you're just about ready to crawl into bed, the last thing you feel like doing if taking your make-up off. But skipping your...

  • 5 No time to titivate? Tips for looking your best in an instant
    At this busy time of year, you may find yourself rushing out with only a moment's notice - leaving next to no time for sprucing up.But however unexpected the invitation...

  • 6 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...

  • 7 Practical beauty: Makeup allergies
    If you have sensitive skin, it can be an expensive business trying out different brands and products to find out which work best for you. So we've put together a...

  • 8 Cinema smiles
    It just takes a little skill with makeup if you want your lips to be the centre of attention. Take note of these four tips to help you make the...

  • 9 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...

  • 10 All you ever wanted to know about cosmetic serum
    Maybe you're not really quite sure what it is, or maybe you're happy enough with your usual moisturiser and haven't felt the need to change. But even if you haven't...

  • 11

    Choosing the right mascara

    For most women, mascara is a beauty basic: eyes are a major focus point and a quick slick of mascara can change your whole look in an instant. But there...

  • 12

    Looking after your perfumes

    Did you know that the better you treat your perfumes, the better they will keep? There's no magic recipe to make that favourite scent last for ever without losing its...

  • 13

    Lovely lips whatever their shape

    When you apply your lipstick, you need to take into account the natural shape of your lips. Both the colour you choose and the way you apply it can help...

  • 14

    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...

  • 15

    Improving the look of drooping eyes

    Eyes come in all shapes and sizes, and very few are perfect. A little make-up can help disguise any failings, though, so take time to learn what works for you...

  • 16

    Cosmetic care

    We're always talking about taking care of your health with exercise and diet, and about which products to use to look after your skin and your hair etc., but here...

  • 17

    Seasonal makeup tips: make it a natural winter

    Season after season we watch the catwalks for the latest trends in fabrics, colours and styles, but it's not just the clothing designers we need to watch: cosmetics brands are...

  • 18

    Beauty question: is water enough?

    Water has always been the most accessible and natural cleanser, and there's no doubt that there's a place for it in your beauty routine. But, simply put, on its own...

  • 19

    Beauty question: Should I buy good make-up brushes?

    It's true that many cosmetics come packaged complete with a small brush or applicator, but to be quite honest, these aren't usually top quality; the bristles may be harsh or...

  • 20

    Beauty question: does make-up stifle your skin?

    Have you ever worried that using make-up every day may have a bad effect on your skin? Many people believe that the daily use of foundation creams and powders can...



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