Catherine Zeta-Jones may have been blessed with thick hair full of natural movement, but for the rest of us it's hard enough making sure our crowning glory looks glorious without old wives' tales getting in the way. So it's time to debunk the ones we believe the most...
Washing hair strips it of its natural oils
Hair needs cleansing just as skin does. It's the damage that can be caused by drying – rubbing hair too vigorously with a towel roughens the cuticle, while drying on high heat and speeds suck out moisture, as do heated appliances – that started this
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 changes make skin drier, meaning it grabs moisture from foundation and leaves it looking dull and dry. Apply a light moisturiser before your base to counteract the problem.
* Flat, matte make-up absorbs light. And using it on ageing skin that might already be losing its light-reflecting tautness and starting to look duller is an unnecessary double hit of ageing. Add moisturiser to foundation or go for more liquidy formulations.
There really aren't that many luxury hotels around at 1,850 metres, and still fewer that are right at the foot of a high-class ski slope, which is one of the things that makes Andorra's Sport Hotel Hermitage & Spa so unique. Just a few steps from the cable car to the pistes, it's the perfect place for snow lovers, but also offers a full range of activities so any guest can enjoy that mountain top experience whatever time of year they visit.
When you step across the threshold of the Sport Hotel Hermitage & Spa you will find a haven
Having famously admitted to fancying Prince William, Fearne Cotton has been swept off her feet by her own Prince Charming.
The Radio 1 DJ is engaged to her on-off skater boyfriend Jesse Jenkins after he popped the question on Friday – her 29th birthday.
Romantic Jesse, 24, reportedly led his blindfolded girlfriend to Richmond Park where he got down on one knee and proposed.
"It was a big shock for everyone but Fearne immediately accepted," a source told the Sunday People.
"It was the last thing she was expecting but she didn’t hesitate to say yes… Fearne was so touched at how
It's something of an understatement to say that the next few weeks and months will be difficult for Coleen Rooney.
But as the down-to-earth footballer's wife contemplates which way to turn following allegations concerning her husband, she will be able to rely on support from those who love her most – her family.
The 24-year-old has retreated to the Liverpool home of her parents, Tony and Colette.
A £1.3 milion mansion, it is just a few miles from the terraced house where the staunch Catholics raised Coleen and her siblings - Joe and Anthony and Rosie, who is adopted and
She might not have been the star of the show, but all eyes were on Lily Allen at the London premiere of Tamara Drewe.
The expectant singer proudly displayed her growing baby bump on the red carpet for the very first time, leaving no doubt that she has mastered the art of maternity style.
Lily, who was joined at the screening by her boyfriend Sam Cooper (pictured below), looked radiant in a Sixties-style maxi dress embellished with floral detailing.
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And, ever the consummate fashionista, she chose vertiginous black heels to complete the outfit.
The 25-year-old is now four
Familiar faces from the small screen were out in force at the
Royal nuptials, secret weddings, beach ceremonies - the summer of 2010 will remain in many people's memories for the sheer number of famous faces who tied the knot.
The summer of love got of to a spectacular start with the royal wedding of Victoria of Sweden and Daniel Wrestling, which took place on July 19. It was the day all of Sweden had been waiting for. Crown Princess Victoria - the nation's future queen - married her long-term love Daniel Westling in a beautiful ceremony held at Stockholm's Cathedral.
It wasn't the only royal wedding, however. Prince Nikolaos of Greece
From royalty and rock stars to red-carpet A-listers, the baby bumps are blooming all over
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This week, the Prince of Wales has allowed cameras onboard the Royal Train, giving the public a chance to see the interior of the train for the first time since it was