• How and why to exfoliate: rejuvenate your skin for spring

    Regular face exfoliation is the best way to keep your skin clear and healthy looking. Exfoliating removes the dead surface skin cells and the oil that causes pores to plug and lead to problems like blemishes and acne. As the cells rise to the surface they gradually die and become filled with keratin. These keratinized skin cells are essential because they give our skin its protective quality.   As we age the process of cell turnover slows down. Cells start to pile up unevenly on the skin's surface, giving it a dry, dull appearance. Exfoliation removes those cells that are clinging

  • The secrets behind Christina Aguilera's fresh new look

    She has always favoured Hollywood glamour. But Christina Aguilera seems to have toned down the look of late, opting for more soft and subtle. The 31-year-old debuted her new style on The Voice in the US, taking to her judging chair with wavy blonde tresses and a marigold Roland Mouret frock.   On her website, Christina explained that the “glam look all revolved around the colour of my dress. “I thought it was fresh and bright and I wanted to be sure my hair and makeup complemented the colour, rather than clashed with it.” And her make-up artist Jake Bailey went