Make-up tips and trends

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

  • 61 Inside Christian Dior's rose-filled garden party
    Christian Dior’s garden in Graville, Normandy, stood on the edge of a cliff, buffeted by wind and surrounded by inhospitable terrain for any kind of vegetation. But, with a great deal of determination...

  • 62 Get the look: Blake Lively
    She may play one of New York's elite in hit TV show Gossip GIrl, but Blake Lively channelled pure Californian chic at the Teen Choice Awards back in August. Her blonde, semi-swept back locks perfectly...

  • 63 Celeb inspired make-up tips for brides abroad Part II
    Celeb inspired make-up tips for brides abroad Part II

  • 64 Cinema smiles
    It just takes a little skill with makeup if you want your lips to be the centre of attention. Take note of these four tips to help you make the most of your mouth, and you'll be ready to smile for the...

  • 65 New season, new makeup trends
    Autumn is with us, so why not turn over a new leaf with your makeup and take some inspiration from the looks that were seen strutting their stuff on the autumn catwalks? Get on-trend with the latest looks...

  • 66 Choosing the right mascara
    For most women, mascara is a beauty basic: eyes are a major focus point and a quick slick of mascara can change your whole look in an instant. But there are so many types of mascara on the market...

  • 67 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...

  • 68 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...

  • 69 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...

  • 70 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...

  • 71 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...

  • 72 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...

  • 73 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...

  • 74 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...

  • 75 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...

  • 76 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...

  • 77 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....

  • 78 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...

  • 79 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...

  • 80 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....



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