Sun protection

  • 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....

  • 2 Three summer essentials
    Even if you are careful to apply your sun cream regularly, it may not actually be enough in the sunny days of high summer. There are several reasons it may fail: maybe you've skimped or skipped an area...

  • 3 Liver spots and other pigmentation problems
    Freckles, solar lentigo, liver spots... whatever you call them, these alterations in skin pigmentation are likely to affect us all as we get older. Studies indicate that pigmentation problems are up there...

  • 4 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...

  • 5 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: ...

  • 6 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...

  • 7 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...

  • 8 Does sun tan protect your skin?
    The summer brings with it strappy tops, sleeveless dresses and chic swimsuits, and you're probably already at work on your tan. Hopefully you haven't forgotten the importance of starting off gradually...

  • 9 Does sun tan protect your skin?
    The summer brings with it strappy tops, sleeveless dresses and chic swimsuits, and you're probably already at work on your tan. Hopefully you haven't forgotten the importance of starting off gradually...

  • 10 Sun cream know-how
    Did you know that nearly everyone uses less sun cream than they should? But a lick and a promise just isn't enough when it comes to applying sun protection. Particularly early on in the season, when your...

  • 11 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...



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