Laser

Think before you ink

Laser tattoo removal: not for the faint-hearted

Jessica Martin 34 per cent of tattooed Australians wish they hadn't been permanently stamped.

Plastic disaster

Jennifer Aniston's extreme laser peel

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"Horrifying" laser treatment left Jennifer Aniston looking like a "burn victim".

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Bad beauty

Laser danger and botched Brazilians

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Natasha Hughes How to tell a qualified beautician from a "butcher.

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Beauty: Is it worth it?

Is it worth it? This week, the Dermapen

Nedahl Stelio It hits me when I'm going to see a gig for the first time in years (Phoenix at the Hordern, they were brilliant).

Is it worth it? Teeth whitening

Nedahl Stelio The fastest way to look younger, experts say, is to whiten your smile. Yellowing teeth is one of the most obvious signs of aging.

Wax off

The full bush Brazilian

Bikini Bottom

Nedahl Stelio It starts out, like most bizarre, women's-nether-region-hair-trends tend to, with whispers among friends. Or blatant statements even.

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Beauty roadtest

Facial rejuvenation: is it worth it?

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Nedahl Stelio Is there a way to erase the "tired" from your face?

On the rise

On the rise: Lunch hour facelift treatments

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Eleanor Pendleton Forget going under the knife in the quest for younger looking skin. Now, the bulk of non-surgical procedures available are designed to restore a youthful appearance to the skin on an outpatient basis.

New technology

Teens to be offered DNA test in bid to prevent hair loss

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Caroline Zielinski Teenage boys will be able to take measures to prevent hair loss using a new genetic test that predicts if a person will lose their hair, a hair treatment group says.

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...

I gave my daughter liposuction

Dr Ashley Granot

Beverley Hadgraft Ashley Granot, 65, is a Melbourne-based cosmetic surgeon and father of five, including four girls. He has carried out procedures on three of them.

Bare down there

Confessions of a Brazilian waxing queen

Brazilian waxing specialist Svetlana Burckhardt.

Cassy Small Seeking the perfect wax ... down there? Consult the Brazilian Whisperer.

The future of beauty

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Cassy Small While our desire to defy age and improve our appearance will not change, the methods in which we do this will.

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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.

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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Sun sense

Nanoparticles don't penetrate skin, study finds

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Sarah Berry "Breakthrough" claims by cosmetic companies aren't all they're cracked up to be, according to a new study.

Beauty Beat

All things bright and beautiful

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Natasha Hughes It's time to get something off my chest - with skin brighteners.

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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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Fresh look

Beauty trends 2013

Falsies are in fashion.

Natasha Hughes Customised hair, flexible hours and falsies. Natasha Hughes looks at the what's set to be big in beauty this year.

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Beauty trends

Make mine a beauty 'Lite'

Gwyneth Paltrow: pulled back on the botox.

Natasha Silva-Jelly The latest beauty trends can be summed up with "good things come in small doses".

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