MJ Angel The official numbers aren't yet in but it's estimated that Aussies spent more than $600 million last year on non-invasive cosmetic procedures such as Botox, fillers and other skin rejuvenation...
Cassy Small Most popular for its age defying benefits, botox was originally developed to correct cross-eyes and uncontrolled blinking.
Julia Teen Meet the women who opt for cosmetic surgery to enhance not their love lives but their careers.
Renae Leith-Manos Metabolic or hormonal changes in the body brought on by excessive regular exercise could eliminate the thousands of dollars you've spent on cosmetic changes to your face.
Natasha Hughes We hate wrinkles but anti-wrinkle treatments involve multiple injections. Is this a deal-breaker?
Jacqueline Maley The face matters, as does the decolletage, although the critic will generally deploy a far less polite term when referring to it.
Beverly Parungao In the US, cosmetic procedures for men increased by 22 per cent from 2002 to the end of 2012, the American Society of Plastic Surgeons says.
Beauty beat up
Winnie Salamon Behind the scenes, in bedrooms, bathrooms and salons across the globe, women and men work tirelessly to look as though they just happened to be born this way.
Poppy King has emerged as the new face of feminism, Lisa Armstrong writes.
Vogue's schools initiative
Victoria Lambert Alexandra Shulman becomes a little brusque when explaining the magazine’s new schools initiative that gives teen girls a 'more realistic' view of the fashion world.
Natasha Hughes Meal suggestions for people who don't like soggy cereal and spongy toast.
Natasha Silva-Jelly The latest beauty trends can be summed up with "good things come in small doses".
Julia Teen Beauty fact or fiction? We talk to the experts about separating hard truths from common misconceptions.
What's behind the trend for Asian people to have their faces "Westernised", wonders Benjamin Law.
Cosmetic augmentation, à la The Shire, is on the rise and it's coming to lips, breasts and foreheads near you.
Natasha Hughes Overnight beauty treatments can be hideous but very effective.
Sarah Berry Surgery is on the wane as celebrities embrace "natural" beauty fixes.
Sarah Berry Books and diets are based on it. But, is this just one red hot beauty myth?
12 months of beauty
Natasha Hughes They say it's all in the eye of the beholder...