Skin types

  • 1 Who is the fairest of them all: Beauty tips for pale skin
    Claudia Schiffer, Nicole Kidman, Anne Hathaway…three gorgeous women with fair, beautiful skin and radiant complexions. But their skin is also extremely delicate and suffers the effects of sunlight. If you...

  • 2 Treat your skin to a good night's sleep
    Skin care isn't something that's reserved for day time. In fact, the night, and the time you spend asleep, are fundamental for skin regeneration and healing. There's an awful lot...

  • 3 Mission: younger-looking skin
    The passing years will inevitably leave their mark on the skin. But there are a number of things we can do to slow down the process and lessen the signs...

  • 4 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...

  • 5 How menopause affects your skin
    When menopause is mentioned, we tend to think of hot flushes as the most common symptom, but they certainly aren't the only one. Along with changes to blood vessels, bones...

  • 6 Sleeping beauty
    Do you know just how much the hours of sleep can contribute to your beauty regime? We're all aware that sleeping well is essential for both physical and mental health...

  • 7 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...

  • 8 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...

  • 9 Beauty question: Just how important is a night cream?
    Have you ever wondered whether you really need to use a night cream? Most of us are fairly well informed about day-time moisturising care and the need to protect our...

  • 10 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...

  • 11

    How to care for combination skin

    The first step in looking after your skin is to understand it and to recognise what type it is. Pay attention and see how it reacts and you'll be able...

  • 12

    Steamy solutions? Is steam good or bad for the skin?

    Most of us enjoy soaking in a hot bath, and find the moist atmosphere the water vapour creates both relaxing and enjoyable. Certainly steam is a simple enough beauty aid...



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