Skin

  • 1 10 ways to achieve radiant skin in the summer months
    It is important to protect your skin against the sun and hot weather during these coming summer months, when the risks increase for the skin. The fact that the heat dehydrates the epidermis more rapidly...

  • 2 Flaunt silky skin all year long
    Smooth and silky skin is the dream of many women tired of seeing their epidermis become dry and rough. The solution? Hydration is key. Nichola Joss, beauty expert, has worked with Gillete Venus in order...

  • 3 Clean skin: Caring for your epidermis
    It is often said that too much of something is just as bad as too little. And with skincare, it is no different. We aren’t saying that good hygiene is bad and that you shouldn’t use...

  • 4 Helping hands against the cold
    The calendar may not yet say it's winter, but the cold is beginning to nip, and, along with our faces, our hands are one of the first places we notice the lower temperatures. It's not just the discomfort...

  • 5 Top fake tanning tips to perfect your summer glow in the winter months
    For those of us who love a bit of colour all year round, à la Tulisa and Tess Daly to name but a few tan-loving celebs, we face some big challenges come winter time. Finding a healthy glow...

  • 6 Foundation: the basics
    When it comes to foundation, the two keys to success are to choose the right shade and to apply it correctly. Both these fundamentals hide a number of other factors, though, so take a look at these simple...

  • 7 Make bath time your time
    In the summer we tend to hop in and out of the shower to cool down and freshen up, but as the evenings get darker, there's nothing quite like a relaxing bath to soak away the stress. Slipping into the...

  • 8 Practical beauty: Makeup allergies
    If you have sensitive skin, it can be an expensive business trying out different brands and products to find out which work best for you. So we've put together a few basic guidelines that should...

  • 9 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...

  • 10 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...

  • 11 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...

  • 12 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?...

  • 13 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...

  • 14 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 doll effect,...

  • 15 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...

  • 16 Tread softly
    Not only are calluses and patches of hard skin on the feet unsightly, they can also be incredibly painful. What makes this worse for sufferers is the tendency to think it's their own fault. In fact, there...

  • 17 Stretch marks: is weight gain the only cause?
    Did you think that stretch marks – known by dermatologists as striae – only happened to pregnant women, or when the skin undergoes rapid stretching? Most people tend to believe that these streaks...

  • 18 The answer's a lemon
    We all know the lemon is high in vitamin C, and that taken with honey it's a traditional home remedy to soothe sore throats. It's also an essential ingredient in lots of sweet desserts, and adds a zing...

  • 19 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...

  • 20 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...



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