Beauty

Matt Damon's new hair is 100 per cent hipster

9:34 AM   Matt Damon has done a Thor. Or is it a hipster man-bun?

Contouring is dead, long live strobing

Amy Schumer knows what a joke contouring is.

Mary Ward   Makeup lovers are done with two-toned monstrocities.

Utterly ridiculous belly button challenge goes viral

Weibo user DJ Lou snow.

Sarah Berry   In the age of the internet, really where would we be without a weekly, ever-more ridiculous challenge?

The next Hawko?

Bosnian refugee Monika Radulovic crowned Miss Universe Australia

Monika Radulovic celebrates after being crowned Miss Universe Australia 2015.

Daisy Dumas   A Bosnian refugee whose parents arrived in Australia with little more than "the shirts on their backs" has been crowned Miss Universe Australia.

Indigenous culture captures beauty on a world scale

Beautiful traditions: Indigenous-inspired treatments are worth knowing about.

Sarah Berry   We don't know the beauty of Aboriginal culture. But we should.

Weird science

3D printed human skin is L'Oreal's next big thing

Since the EU banned animal testing for cosmetics, L'Oreal is branching out developing it's own "skin".

Abby Phillip   And it's not creepy at all.

H&M moves into makeup

The new H&M beauty collection.

Mary Ward   But, as always, don't get too excited, Australia.

Stubborn resolve

Miss Japan Ariana Miyamoto's fights racial discrimination

Ariana Miyamoto.

First biracial Miss Universe Japan winner wants to help create a Japan where anyone can make things happen.

Plumped

Kylie Jenner admits plumped lips are enhanced

Kylie Jenner at the American Music Awards last year has, after months of denial, admitted her lips have been surgically enhanced.

Justin Wm. Moyer   You can all stop sucking on bottle caps.

Snap-happy models find fame and fortune on Instagram

Stephanie Smith posts a photo of herself at a photo shoot for Exs and Ohs lingerie

Lucy Battersby   Models who opt for an online instant profile are proving major drawcards for advertisers.

Pietro Boselli: 'world's hottest maths teacher' too good looking to be taken seriously

Seriously wants to be taken seriously: Pietro Boselli.

Pietro Boselli knows looks do matter but also says they won't last and that it's important to build something that will.

Not trying

Why it's significant that Sandra Bullock is People's oldest 'most beautiful' woman

Rebranding? Sandra Bullock.

Soraya Nadia McDonald   People has named Sandra Bullock the world's most beautiful woman of 2015. But why did she win?

Beauty blunder

Sephora's bestsellers not available in Australia

Crowds at the opening of Sephora in Pitt St Mall, Sydney, on December 5.

Mary Ward   Sephora has revealed exactly what its devotees are buying in their stores.

Seven beauty products you can find in your kitchen

Avocados can make a great hair mask.

Swap your bathroom cabinet for your kitchen one with these substitutes.

Dr Fredric Brandt: 'The Baron of Botox' who pioneered a whole new look

Injected himself: Dr Frederic Brandt.

Dr Fredric Brandt, who has died aged 65, was an American dermatologist known as "the Baron of Botox" who owed his exhaustive knowledge of fillers to repeated experiments on himself.

Is our pursuit of beauty all in vain?

Harry Styles (One Direction) is a devotee of using animal afterbirth as part of his beauty routine.

Andrew Masterson   It may seem surprising to suggest that One Direction poppet Harry Styles upholds any tradition more ancient than that of blue-eyed boy bands. Last month, however, it was revealed that he practices a ritual that stretches back millennia.

Cosmopolitan editor responds to claims of racism

Taken out of context? Cosmo editor responds to racist accusations.

Cosmopolitan magazine has respnded to accusations of racism in a feature called 21 Beauty Trends that need to Die in 2015. 

The eyeliner technique that could lead to eye disease

Just how much of your eyeliner stays outside your eye?

Mary Ward   Could tightlining, in which make-up is applied to the inner rim of the eyelids, damage your eyes?

The world's 'most beautiful faces'

The most beautiful faces according to some.

Robert Dex   A computer program usually used to draw up e-fits of wanted criminals is being used to create the faces of the most beautiful man and woman in the world.