Mascara

  • 1 The top 10 best mascaras
    In our eternal quest for the perfect wand, we can end up sacrificing time, effort and expense. There are hundreds of different brands all claiming to super-power your lashes – where to start? HELLO!...

  • 2 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 nightly beauty routine is damaging - your...

  • 3 A guide to getting luscious lashes for the festive season
    Cheryl Cole, Adele and Glee's Lea Michele all have gorgeous flutters thanks to a bit of extra attention to the eye area. And long, luscious lashes are the perfect party accessory for the festive season....

  • 4 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...

  • 5 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 are so many types of mascara on the market...

  • 6 Know your allies and enemies in the fight for youthful eyes
    The skin around the eyes is fine and delicate and almost entirely lacking in sebaceous glands. This makes it a very delicate and vulnerable area and it's here that wrinkles and signs of ageing begin to...

  • 7 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 we're going to turn the tables: do you...

  • 8 Mascara magic: the best new lash lengtheners on test
    There's been an explosion in the market for mascara lately, with more hitting – or about to hit - the shelves than at any point we can remember in the past five years. And they're all promising...

  • 9 Rachel's sultry-eyed secret
    Rachel Stevens looked striking at the Moet & Chandon Tribute To Cinema party, in a fashionable harem-pants all-in-one, with slicked back hair that let her eyes do all the talking. And we've discovered...

  • 10 Make more of your mascara
    Tara Palmer-Tomkinson has been pictured with her face au naturel – and we think she looks amazing. But in these straitened times, you don't have to do without make-up to make it go further;...

  • 11 Give yourself a New Year image boost
    It's not just films that score highly with the viewing public. We all appreciate looking ready for our close-up and there are some products that seem to go straight to the top of the charts when it comes...

  • 12 Complexion perfection: Make expensive cleanser go further
    If you use cleanser and cotton wool to remove your make-up, you'll find that more cleanser goes on teasing off your mascara than anything else – a waste of expensive skincare. To make it go further,...

  • 13 Eyes and brows: The key to long lashes
    To really lengthen lashes, it's key to work right into the root with mascara and then layer on as many coats as you can before lashes turn spiky. Focus on one eye at a time so the mascara doesn't have...

  • 14 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...



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