Prevent

  • 1 Seven new ways to battle breakouts
    * Wash pillowcases regularly to help keep spots to a minimum. * And don’t use fabric conditioner – some experts think it can clog pores. * If you keep getting spots on the side of your face...

  • 2 Summer loving for your skin
    Beautiful sunny days lift the spirits and make us all feel happier and more positive. But the downside is the risk to skin of ageing and skin cancer – we now have more new cases than in Australia....

  • 3 Skin cancer: how to spot the signs and protect yourself
    At last the sun is here, but the temptation to make the most of the rays puts us all in danger. More than 2,300 people die from skin cancer in the UK each year – more than in Australia. We asked...

  • 4 Get the look: Summer smudge control
    Eyeliner smudges even more than usual during hot weather. To keep yours in place, blend a tiny dab of your normal concealer over lids, using an eyeshadow brush to get it in close to lashes, and brush a...

  • 5 Blot out shine for oil-free look
    If you don't like the feel or look of powder on your face, but want to preserve an oil-free, matte complexion over the summer - a la Christina Aguilera, who always looks pristine - use powdered papers...

  • 6 Nails hands and feet: Keep nails stain-free
    The dark shades of nail polish that are so popular this autumn look spectacular, but are practically guaranteed to stain the natural nail beneath. Help prevent discolouration by coating nails with clear...

  • 7 De-puff eyes
    Apparently, taking in lots of fluid before bedtime when you don't have the chance to get rid of it til morning means water is retained, causing puffy eyes. So leave a few hours before your last few glasses...

  • 8 Health: Catch out coldsores
    If you're prone to coldsores, steer clear of chocolate and nuts when you're vulnerable - they contain an amino acid, L-arginine, that feeds the virus. Should one still erupt, treat it with Bio-Propolis,...



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