Health & Beauty tips

Tips, tricks and advice for exercise, make-up and general well-being to keep you happy and healthy

  • 41 Lipstick know-how
    If you've found your lip colour bleeds, or doesn't last as long as you'd like it to, you're not alone. It's a sad fact that lipstick sometimes seems to be more of a 'slipstick', as the colour creeps along...

  • 42 Ageless beauty: Anti-ageing make-up tips
    Skin, and therefore your features, soften as you grow older. So a few changes to your make-up routine might be required to keep you looking your very best…     * Hormonal...

  • 43 Five ways to prolong your blowdry
    * Don’t just shove hair under a cap in the shower, wrap it in a towel first to prevent steam dampening the hairline which can make the style collapse. * Sleep on a silk pillow to keep hair smooth....

  • 44 Kimberley Walsh: Girl allows beauty secrets to be revealed
    Kimberley Walsh is our only current fix of Girls Aloud, with Cheryl still recuperating, Nadine in the States, Sarah supporting her DJ boyfriend abroad and Nicola taking a break from the social scene. So...

  • 45 Conquering picky eaters: mealtime tricks for parents and children
    There's no doubt that in some homes, dinnertime can be a real nightmare. Meats, fruits and vegetables often become little ones' archenemies, leaving mum and dad trying all kinds of tricks to get them eat....

  • 46 Hayfever help: top tips to stop you sneezing this summer
    The sun is out, the temperature’s up, but, unfortunately so’s the grass pollen count. Which means that as we try to make the most of the beautiful weather, the hayfever sufferers among us will...

  • 47 Top tips to banish beer bellies that raise health risks
    There are plenty of stars who let it all hang out as they grow older, including Jack Nicholson, who always seems proud of his expanding girth, never mind those such as James Corden and Peter Kay who don’t...

  • 48 Hit the streets in style, with Princess Beatrice
    The London Marathon attracts hundreds of celebrities, including, this year, Princess Beatrice. But if you’re taking part – or even if you run regularly to keep fit – there are basic...

  • 49 Figure flattering tips from the A-list
    Making the most of your body obviously isn’t as easy as making sure it’s soft and smooth or we’d all feel like supermodels with just a regular wax and a bit of body butter. But it’s...

  • 50 The best pregnancy tips ever
    If they’re not announcing pregnancies, like Dannii Minogue, they’re busy being new mums in celeb land lately. So we asked one of our favourite make-up artists, Chase Aston, who is chief beauty...

  • 51 Simple weight loss tips: Start on the road to weight loss with these simple tips
    Working in the fitness industry I find I am asked the same questions every day, and one of the most common is "how do I lose weight?". You can give long answers or short answers to this question,...

  • 52 Back to beauty school: quick tips for getting ready in a rush
    It’s back to school time for children, with consternation for some London parents facing bumping into celebrity mothers Claudia Schiffer, Elle Macpherson and Stella McCartney at the school gates....

  • 53 The hottest hair trends for the new season
    Sorry, folks. It looks like summer has slunk away, tail between its legs. But at least there’s a new season of trends to be played around with on those long, dark nights that beckon. And you’ll...

  • 54 Enjoy your hols and build a Britney-style bikini body
    Britney Spears looks to be back to her best with a successful tour behind her and her body looking fighting fit as she relaxes by the pool. Not all of us, however, have the benefit of a world tour to...

  • 55 Ageing mistakes the stars don’t make: A-list tips for a more youthful face
    With teams of stylists and beauty experts, it’s easy for celebs to look ever youthful. But there are plenty of tips we can pinch from their make-up routines to help us all hold back the years… Scarlett...

  • 56 Post-holiday skin rescue plan
    You've just arrived back from that holiday in the sun! You're looking good and feeling relaxed, but what with the drying effects of the sea and exposure to the sun, your skin could be dryer than normal....

  • 57 She’s got perfect skin: how to achieve a flawless complexion
    Slapping on a bit of base is only the first step to achieving a flawless complexion; the rest depends on hiding imperfections and making sure your make-up stays exactly where it should throughout the day,...

  • 58 Beauty secrets from the Soap Awards
    It was a night of glitz and glamour at the Soap Awards so we asked celebrity make-up artist Cassie Lomas to share with us her favourite trick for transforming the stars… “I loved the way...

  • 59 How to… make small lips look fuller
    1. Exaggerate Make your lips look larger than they are by slightly extending the natural lip line. Use a lip pencil to create a new line just outside the real one, but stick fairly close – within 2mm...

  • 60 How to… make small eyes appear bigger
    Cassie reckons you can't make small eyes look big, but you can accentuate them so they become a more prominent feature within your face as as a whole, which draws attention away from their actual size....



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