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Beauty beat

Beyond Botox: the cosmetic trends of 2014

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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...

Unusual uses

It's botox but not as we know it

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Cassy Small Most popular for its age defying benefits, botox was originally developed to correct cross-eyes and uncontrolled blinking.

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Career enhancement

Botox gets me ahead at work

Julia Teen Meet the women who opt for cosmetic surgery to enhance not their love lives but their careers.

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Exercise effect

Your body vs your Botox

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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.

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Is Botox worth the pain?

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Natasha Hughes We hate wrinkles but anti-wrinkle treatments involve multiple injections. Is this a deal-breaker?

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'Botox misadventure'

Cameron Diaz on infidelity and ageing

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Rachel Clun Cameron Diaz says everyone will experience infidelity in their lifetime.

Hair-brained critics offer stars free advice

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Jacqueline Maley The face matters, as does the decolletage, although the critic will generally deploy a far less polite term when referring to it.

Body beautiful

Are men becoming too metrosexual?

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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

Effortless beauty? There's no such thing

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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.

Lipstick Queen's crusade

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Poppy King has emerged as the new face of feminism, Lisa Armstrong writes.

Vogue's schools initiative

Vogue UK editor defends her 'fashion fakery' film

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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.

Beauty misconceptions

Skin myths

Skin Myths: dry skin needs more moisturiser

Julia Teen Beauty fact or fiction? We talk to the experts about separating hard truths from common misconceptions.

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Eyes wide open

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What's behind the trend for Asian people to have their faces "Westernised", wonders Benjamin Law.

Beach bodies?

The push for plastic

<i>The Shire</i>.

Cosmetic augmentation, à la The Shire, is on the rise and it's coming to lips, breasts and foreheads near you.

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Ugly to be beautiful

Face mask beauty treatment, complexion, skin.

Natasha Hughes Overnight beauty treatments can be hideous but very effective.

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Forever young

How to be a 'natural' beauty

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Sarah Berry Surgery is on the wane as celebrities embrace "natural" beauty fixes.

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Hot stuff

You flaming beauty

Hot stuff ... is soothing your skin the key to anti-ageing?

Sarah Berry Books and diets are based on it. But, is this just one red hot beauty myth?

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Beauty beat

Tattoos are given a bit of pluck

Eyebrow tattoos

Natasha Hughes Suddenly, tatts make sense.

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12 months of beauty

A year in beauty: best and worst of 2012

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Natasha Hughes They say it's all in the eye of the beholder...

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Beauty Beat

A year of beauty lessons

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Natasha Hughes As 2013 kicks off, get out there and get as gorgeous as you possibly can.

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