• From dull to dazzling without the cost: How to brighten your smile at home

    Everybody wants a set of pearly whites. And some pay a small fortune at the dentist in their quest for a whiter, brighter smile. But for those of us who just don't have the budget, here are some natural, cost-effective ways to take your teeth from dull to dazzling.     Feel the crunch Foods high in cellulose – the strong starchlike compound found in celery, carrots, and apples – act as natural abrasives, cleansing teeth and removing surface stains naturally. And greens such as spinach, broccoli, and lettuce contain mineral compounds that form a film over the teeth, so pigments

  • Minty fresh weddings: Ideas for a colour-coordinated event to impress your guests

    Cool and flirty, mint green has had overwhelming success this season. Quickly making its way from catwalks to our wardrobes why not take this style sensation and incorporate it in your special day? Selecting a central colour scheme to coordinate your wedding gives you freedom to choose from a whole range of options. But remember to respect the rules of the colour wheel by combining the main theme with either adjacent or complementary tones.     CLICK ON PHOTO FOR FULL GALLERY   By choosing mint as the principal hue of the day, you have a whole palette of pastel shades to play with, from

  • Super natural beauty: Kirsten Dunst talks taking care of her body with HELLO!

    Award-winning actress Kirsten Dunst is a low-maintenance movie star – but one who loves to dress up and look her best.  HELLO!'s beauty editor Nadine Baggott asked her to reveal the health and beauty secrets that keep her looking leading-lady lovely…       Kirsten, you have great skin. What's your secret? "First, I stay out of the sun. I like how it looks when someone is tanned, but it doesn't work with my skin, it’s too sensitive. And I do like natural products. I use Dr Hauschka and when I was in London I tried Eve Lom, which I really like." As an advocate of

  • Exclusive: Mo Farah presents his golden girls in HELLO!

    Double Olympic gold medalist Mo Farah has proudly introduced his newborn twin daughters exclusively in HELLO! magazine, revealing the little girls' names for the first time and speaking about his "incredible" year. "I dreamt of becoming an Olympic champion and to do it twice in your country with a stadium of 80,000 people shouting your name, it doesn't get better than that," he told HELLO!.   "Then for my wife to have two healthy little girls, well there's no way to describe it." His wife Tania, agrees: "It's like a fairy tale. We couldn't ask for anything more. They explain

  • 'Emmerdale' star Natalie Anderson introduces her baby son Freddie

    Trim Emmerdale star Natalie Anderson has revealed for the first time all the details of her son's dramatic birth. Introducing one-month-old baby Frederic George James – known as Freddie - in an exclusive interview and photoshoot with HELLO! magazine, the actress also tells of how she managed to lose almost all her baby weight within just four weeks of his birth.   Freddie, who is Natalie's first child with husband James Shepherd, was born amid much drama, when his heart-rate dropped alarmingly low because the umbilical cord was wrapped around his neck. "Every time I was having a really intense

  • The girl with the golden touch: Kate helps make discus thrower 'happiest man on earth'

    Receiving his medal from Paralympic GB's lucky talisman, the Duchess of Cambridge was the icing on the cake for one champion. Discus thrower Aled Davies was overwhelmed with emotion at the ceremony as Kate hung the gold around his neck to the cheers of an 80,000-strong crowd in the stadium. CLICK ON PHOTOS FOR GALLERY Afterwards, the 21-year-old athlete – who was born with a condition that means he has limited movement and no muscle growth in his right leg – described having her presiding as "an honour". "Such as a lovely person. Crazy to think I am a Paralympic champion," he tweeted. The

  • Queen and Prince Charles all smiles despite Prince Harry controversy

    It seems that nothing puts a dampener on the Queen and Prince Philip's annual pilgrimage to the Highland Games at Braemar. This year was no exception as they laughed and smiled through the event – with their son Prince Charles also getting in on the act. The bonhomie is a clear indicator that senior royals aren't too fazed by the controversy that has surrounded Prince Harry recently.   CLICK ON PHOTO FOR GALLERY Eyebrows were raised during the third in line's high jinks in Las Vegas – where he partied with bikini-clad girls, and was photographed naked. The Prince also sparked privacy

  • Seal speaks out as Heidi Klum becomes close to bodyguard

    One of the most surprising splits in Hollywood took an interesting turn when it was claimed that Heidi Klum has become close to her bodyguard following her break up from Seal in January. Friends of the German beauty apparently told US website TMZ that Martin Kristen, who has worked for the famous pair for several years, had been helping her get over their separation. This appeared to be confirmed by pictures of 39-year-old Heidi on holiday with her family in Sardinia, looking extremely relaxed with her arms slung casually around a man believed to be the bodyguard. CLICK ON PHOTOS TO ENLARGE News of the relationship initially

  • Girl Power! The new leading ladies of children's cinema

    We all remember Disney classics from our childhood with fondness.  But where the plot once revolved around a gallant male coming to the rescue of a damsel in distress, girls are now triumphantly raising their bow and arrows, waving that magic wand or wielding a sword. And now a feisty redhead stars in Disney's newest release Brave. The Pixar collaboration premieres this summer and tells the story of Merida, a Scottish princess who decides to compete against the kingdom's rivalling first-born sons for her own hand in marriage, in the hope of avoiding tying the knot. CLICK ON PHOTO FOR FULL GALLERY A

  • Tom Cruise mobbed by fans during first solo break

    Following the strain of his recent split from Katie Holmes, Tom Cruise is perhaps in need of a spot of tender loving care. For his first break as a single man, the actor chose a sailing holiday based off the island of Hvar, Croatia. And since arriving, Tom has been a magnet for adoring fans, who have flocked in their droves to be snapped with Hollywood's highest paid actor.   CLICK ON PHOTO FOR FULL GALLERY The attention will no doubt be a boost for the star, who looked more than happy to pose alongside thrilled locals and tourists. As well as taking time out

  • Venice Film Festival: Charlotte Casiraghi is electric in dramatic blue maxi-gown

    She had wowed Venice earlier in the day, bringing high-octane glamour to the red carpet in a gorgeous pale pink miniskirt ensemble. And Charlotte Casiraghi showed off an equally stunning night-time look at the weekend, showcasing her athletic figure in a dramatic, floor-sweeping electric blue Gucci gown.   CLICK ON PHOTO FOR FULL GALLERY Fresh from a Mediterranean cruise with her boyfriend, actor Gad Elmaleh, the 26-year-old looked radiant and sun-kissed as she attended the Gucci Award for Women in Cinema in the Italian city. She was joined by actress Salma Hayek, who was equally glamorous, showing off her hourglass curves in a black,

  • Pierce Brosnan as suave as ever at 59

    He may be 59, but Pierce Brosnan is the master of timeless elegance. Looking impossibly debonair in a sharp black tuxedo that set off his salt-and-pepper hair, the former James Bond star outshone his younger counterparts at the Venice Film Festival.   CLICK ON PHOTO FOR FULL GALLERY The actor showcased his youthful appearance as he hammed it up for cameras at the premiere of his new movie, Love is All You Need. He walked the red carpet with his two co-stars, Trine Dyrholm and Susan Bier. Elsewhere, High School Musical star Zac Efron smouldered at the premiere of his new film,

  • Off-duty Kate identifies herself as 'Mrs Cambridge'

    She probably has one of the most recognisable faces in the UK. But when the Duchess of Cambridge went shopping in her local town of Anglesey recently, she found out that not everyone is familiar with Prince William's wife, or her royal title.   When Kate popped into beachside shop Funsport to buy a wetsuit, owner Dave Buckland didn't recognise his famous customer and asked her name. The Duchess eschewed her full title, simply identifying herself as "Mrs Cambridge". Speaking of Dave's misunderstanding, a source said: "He was looking straight at her and actually commented that it was quite an unusual surname. He

  • Summer days drift away as Belgian youngsters head back to school

    Going back to school after the summer holidays is a challenge for most youngsters, and the young Belgian royals are no exception. But Crown Princess Mathilde helped ease her children – Elisabeth, Eleonore and Gabriel – back into term time as she grabbed hold of their hands for the school run.   CLICK ON PHOTOS FOR GALLERY Onlookers must have noticed a slight air of apprehension about the little ones, although the trio put on a brave face for waiting photographers and well-wishers. And their mum's beaming smile was enough to spur on the young royals, who got back into their routine after a

  • Blake and Salma look lively at Gucci fragrance launch

    New celebrity sweetheart Blake Lively oozed glamour at a star-studded bash in Venice this weekend. Scintillating in a purple-sequined mini by Gucci, The Town actress showed off her shapely figure, revealing her highly-envied pins. The blonde bombshell teamed the outfit with purple stilleto sandals of the same colour, and completed the look with a simple gold bracelet, smoky eye make-up and a tousled updo.   CLICK ON PHOTO FOR FULL GALLERY Blake was attending the Gucci Premiere fragrance launch at Hotel Cipriani, in the Italian city. The Gossip Girl also fronts a new ad for the scent. Filmed by acclaimed Drive director Nicholas Winding

  • Prince Andrew abseils down the Shard to raise £290,000 for charity

    Prince Andrew took charity fundraising to new heights when he abseiled down Europe's tallest building.  Starting at 87th floor of the Shard, just below the top of the 1,016ft structure, the Queen's second son took 30 minutes to make his way down to floor 20 – and said he would never do it again. By the time he'd finished his descent, the war veteran, who served as a pilot in the Falklands, had raised £290,000 for the Outward Bound Trust and the Royal Marines Charitable Trust Fund. CLICK ON PHOTOS FOR GALLERY Donors included his daugher Princess Eugenie, who gave £500, saying: "Well done papa! I'm

  • Help curb your appetite with Skinny Sprinkles

    No thanks to festive-overindulgence, the HELLO! Online girls are all on a big, fat diet. But we've discovered a little something that's helped perk us up during our starvation – Skinny Sprinkles. A food supplement that helps to curb attention and cut cravings, it's a very helpful diet aid.   And the science behind it? It contains glucomannan, a dietary fibre scientifically-proven to aid weight reduction by delayed the absorption of glocuse by the stomach and thus slowing the digestive process. It absorbs up to 200 times its weight in water – swelling when it mixes with water in your

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