Health & Beauty tips

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

  • 41 The heat's on, so lighten up
    We all know that make up fashions change with the season, but beyond the latest trends there's a basic rule of thumb for summer cosmetics: when the sun's brighter, keep...

  • 42 Brilliant hair basics
    A long mane of healthy, shiny hair: it's most women's dream. And it shouldn't be hard to achieve if you follow our four simple guidelines: Wash frequently If you leave...

  • 43 Blusher beauty
    “A touch of colour will make your skin look alive and pretty” – that's what international makeup expert Bobbi Brown thinks. Of course she isn't talking here about the painted...

  • 44 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...

  • 45 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...

  • 46 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. *...

  • 47 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...

  • 48 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...

  • 49 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...

  • 50 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...

  • 51 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...

  • 52 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...

  • 53 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...

  • 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...

  • 55 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...

  • 56 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...

  • 57 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...

  • 58 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...

  • 59 How to… correct a prominent nose
    Clever contouring with darker shades of base and powder can make a wide nose appear slimmer…1 Back to baseTo play down a wide or prominent nose, contour using a darker...

  • 60 Make a date with DIY colour
    As the credit downturn continues to make itself felt in all aspects of our lives, the latest area to fall prey to the crunch is our monthly visit to the...



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