Make-up tips and trends

All the latest news and photos of cosmetic tips, trends and make-up advice

  • 61 Get the look: Kim Kardashian
    A thriving businesswoman and a self-confessed workaholic, Kim Kardashian is also busy preparing for her wedding to basketball ace Kris Humphries. But the reality TV star always finds...

  • 62 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 make up lighter. Whether you're...

  • 63 Improving the look of drooping eyes
    Eyes come in all shapes and sizes, and very few are perfect. A little make-up can help disguise any failings, though, so take time to learn what works for you, and practise different effects until you...

  • 64 Get the look: Jennifer Aniston
    If there’s one A lister who knows how to stay looking fab after 40, it’s former Friends star Jennifer Aniston. The youthful star never puts a foot wrong in the beauty stakes – and...

  • 65 Cosmetic care
    We're always talking about taking care of your health with exercise and diet, and about which products to use to look after your skin and your hair etc., but here we're going to turn the tables: do you...

  • 66 Seasonal makeup tips: make it a natural winter
    Season after season we watch the catwalks for the latest trends in fabrics, colours and styles, but it's not just the clothing designers we need to watch: cosmetics brands are also keen to showcase their...

  • 67 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...

  • 68 Beauty question: Should I buy good make-up brushes?
    It's true that many cosmetics come packaged complete with a small brush or applicator, but to be quite honest, these aren't usually top quality; the bristles may be harsh or of uneven lengths, and they...

  • 69 Alexa Chung shock: she leaves her make-up on at night!
    It's meant to be the cardinal sin of skincare, leaving your make-up on at night. That didn't stop Alexa Chung happily owning up to it as she attended the launch of Lacoste Joy Of Pink...

  • 70 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...

  • 71 Revealed: how to achieve Serena Williams' glam new look
    She's floored us all with her champion skills on the tennis court, but it looks like Serena Williams is preparing to move onto the red carpet with the glamorous new image she's been presenting lately....

  • 72 British beauty Gemma Arterton shows us how it's done, naturally
    It takes a brave woman to step out on the red carpet with a barely made-up face. But for British actress Gemma Arterton, the decision only highlighted her natural beauty (pictured). But how can the rest...

  • 73 Lovely lips for perfect pouts
    Wishing you had fuller lips? There's no need for surgery or injections to perfect your pout: it's amazing how much you can achieve with simple make-up techniques. Choose the right colour... Avoid tones...

  • 74 Fearne Cotton to become make-up maestro
    TV presenter and professional rock chick Fearne Cotton is taking her first step into the world of beauty, launching a new make-up range, called simply 'Fearne', for Boots, that comes out in September....

  • 75 The best beauty launches for summer
    It's the start of July and we’ve had a long enough period of sunshine to be able safely to say it’s finally summer. So let’s have a look at the most useful inventions hitting the shelves...

  • 76 Blushing beauties
    It's time to turn the clock back to a youthful, natural look. Strip off the layers of makeup that don't let the real beauty of your skin shine through and just add a touch of pink to highlight your facial...

  • 77 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...

  • 78 Quick fix make-up tips for tired new mums
    From Coleen Rooney to Gisele Bundchen, it’s hard to find a celebrity who doesn’t take years to get back into shape and whose complexion bears the telltale signs of sleep deprivation. But...

  • 79 And the Oscar for the best dressed hair/skin/lips goes to...
    Glamour was particularly sophisticated, if a little subdued, on the red carpet at the Oscars, with pared down make-up and simple hairstyles allowing those dresses to do all the talking. Take a look...

  • 80 Beauty without cruelty – to yourself
    It’s been revealed that half of women have cut back on spending on their make-up during the recession, with more than a third hanging on to their cosmetics for longer in order to make the pennies...



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