• Hair loss: We look at the causes and treatment options

    Actress Neve Campbell and TV presenter Gail Porter have both spoken about experiencing sudden hair loss due to the autoimmune disease alopecia, while stars including Lady Gaga have revealed that constant colouring, bleaching and extensions are causing their locks to fall out. Once thought of as a solely male condition, hair loss is a growing problem among women and it’s estimated that a quarter of us will suffer at some point in our lives. On average, we all shed between 50 and 100 hairs every day. It is when this natural rate of loss speeds up significantly that it

  • Lily Cole is The Body Shop's first ever brand ambassador

    Actress, model and television presenter Lily Cole is now adding brand ambassador to her lengthy CV. In what marks their first ever collaboration, The Body Shop has chosen the redhead to be spokesperson for their upcoming advertising campaign Beauty With Heart. Set to launch from May 15 with the tag line: “Look good, feel good and do good”, the movement aims to inspire individuals and expand the boundaries of beauty.   “I have long been an advocate of the potential of using business and consumer power to cause positive change,” Lily said. “The Body Shop takes a responsible attitude to people and the environment,

  • Katy Perry glows in new ProActiv campaign shots

    She was named as their brand ambassador two years ago after admitting she suffered from acne. And gorgeous shots of Katy Perry fronting another campaign for top US blemish lotion ProActiv have been released.   The quirky pop singer’s complexion is flawless as she poses for the camera in uncharacteristically pared-down clothing. Her hair is a bright shade of blonde, in lieu of the bright blue hue she has been sporting of late.   The 27-year-old is currently dating French model Baptiste Giabiconi. The handsome 22-year-old, who is a close friend of designer Karl Lagerfeld, confirmed their romance via a statement from his

  • Back to black: the Yves Saint Laurent Heritage Collection for Men

    In celebration of their 50th year of perfumes and fragrance, Yves Saint Laurent have launched their Heritage Collection – a selection of 8 iconic perfumes and aftershaves especially chosen to represent the brand’s history. The full collection is made up of four perfumes, Y, Yvresse, In Love Again and Nu, which are echoed by four cult fragrances for men: Pour Homme, Jazz, M7 and Rive Gauche Pour Homme. The House of Yves Saint Laurent are showcasing the four fragrances presented in smart classic black square boxes – perfect for a gift. Created in 1971 by Raymond Chaillan, Pour Homme was the brand's first