Skincare

  • 41 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 tried it, cosmetic serum is becoming...

  • 42 Keeping baby nappy-rash free
    Nappy rash – that reddening of baby's delicate skin around the bottom, thighs and tummy – is the first sign that your little one could be suffering from discomfort and irritation from wearing...

  • 43 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 and metabolism, a lot of women...

  • 44 Healthy skin is well hydrated skin
    Depending on where you're living, you may well be wondering if we are actually going to have a summer this year. Wherever you are, though, the chances are that the sun will suddenly appear and take you...

  • 45 Don't hide your knees!
    With the imminent arrival of the good weather, we'll be donning our summer skirts and dresses and knees will 'come to light' again. But if they've spent the winter covered by woolly tights or trousers,...

  • 46 Self-tanning: good colour without the risk
    We all know that too much sun is bad for us, and we're well aware we should cover up and use high-factor creams to protect our skin from premature ageing. But that doesn't stop us thinking that sun-kissed...

  • 47 Don't neglect your neck
    It's human nature to leave things till the last minute, to forget about taking care of our health until the day we feel sick, and to forget about skin ageing until it starts to become a problem. And that's...

  • 48 Nightly cleansing – essential for healthy skin
    Sometimes you're so tired at the end of the day that you just want to go to bed and forget about your cleansing routine. It's a big temptation – after all, can one day make that much difference?...

  • 49 Three keys to combat stress
    Did you know that stress can add years to your complexion? Tension and worry provoke a veritable avalanche of free radicals, as well as generating natural irritants that cause damage to even the healthiest...

  • 50 Broccoli: good for you, good for your skin
    The terms 'fresh', 'green', 'organic' and 'natural' are frequent when referring to the 'gastro-cosmetics' movement which harmonises beauty treatments and gastronomy, and cares for both inner health and...

  • 51 Spring into the new season
    We've had the spring equinox and spring is officially with us; the days are getting longer, the birds are nesting, gardens are bursting with life, and everywhere is brighter and lighter. Maybe you'd like...

  • 52 Acne: adolescent angst and beyond
    When you're an adolescent and your skin erupts in pimples just before a big date, it can be tempting to reassure yourself that at least you'll grow out of in a few years. Sadly, it isn't quite as simple...

  • 53 New Year skin care
    Hopefully you enjoyed a wonderful Christmas season with friends and family; sadly, though, all that festive fun won't have done your complexion any favours. And it isn't just your face that will have suffered:...

  • 54 Get into good habits
    Sometimes, although we know we shouldn't, it's tempting to skimp on our beauty routines. But the start of the year is a great time to take stock, so bear with us as we remind you of the benefits of four...

  • 55 Feed your skin
    Have you ever stopped to consider that the health of your skin depends on many factors, not just your skin-care routine? One of the most important influences is your diet, and different foods have good...

  • 56 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 it isn't enough. Oil and water don't...

  • 57 Weathering the winter: tips for radiant skin
    However chic your hat and scarf set, the cold weather can really take it out of your skin. Alternating between central heating and raw winter weather affects even the healthiest skin, which tends to...

  • 58 Audrey Hepburn named most iconic beauty of all time in Big British Beauty Poll
    It’s one of the biggest beauty polls ever conducted in the UK. More than 20,000 women, aged between 18 and 65, jumped at the chance to air their views on everything - from Botox and cosmetic surgery...

  • 59 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 block pores and have a detrimental effect...

  • 60 Interview with girl-next-door Joanna Page as she lands her first modelling gig
    She was the epitome of the girl-next-door in Gavin and Stacey, but beneath the cheery smile and bubbly persona hid cheekbones like a pair of chicken fillets and the smooth, clear skin of a child. Which...



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