Shampoo

'I haven't used shampoo in 2 years and my hair has never looked better.' Welcome to the 'no poo' movement

Cathy Bussey Could ditching shampoo make your hair look the best it ever has? There’s an underground movement of beauty aficionados and environmentalists who swear by the ‘no-poo’ method.

Purple lips and dirty hair

Purple-lipped, dirty haired Lorde becomes a beauty queen

Lorde on the cover of Billboard magazine.

Jenna Clarke Once upon a time purple-tinged lips were a sign of hypothermia, now they are a symptom of the “Lorde effect”.

Expert advice

Hair products you really need

Too many hair products? With these tips from hairdressers, you'll narrow down your collection in no time.

Rachel Clun Trying new hair products can be scary.

Beauty in a flash

Tips for the lazy girl to look good

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Cassy Small Looking good needn't take long. From top to toe, there's a range of products and slick manoeuvres that can have you out the door and looking great in no time.

Cheyenne Tozzi: Beauty + body secrets

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Nedahl Stelio The Face star lets us in on all her look-good tricks.

DIY updo's

Five YouTube tutorials that show you how to do great updo's

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With a bit of hairspray, a lot of bobby pins and a trip down the YouTube crumb trail, a fancy updo might just be possible at home.

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.

Bargain bin

Best budget beauty buys: Hair

50 best budget beauty buys - hair.

Natasha Silva-Jelly Part four of our good value beauty series focuses on hair products. Lovely locks without hair-raising prices...

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Beauty Beat

The beauty of the bathroom edit

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Natasha Hughes If you want to simplify your life in 2013, sorting out your make-up and skincare is a good place to start.

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Potty pourri

Eau de enfant is just scentless

Baby

Bryony Gordon What do you get for the baby who has everything, from the Bugaboo Donkey pram (about $1700) to the Christian Dior dummy holder (about $110)?

Beauty Beat

What's the big stink?

Natasha Hughes Child care experts are up in arms about the new perfumes for babies but haven't we been using them for years?

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Violets are blonde

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Emma Macdonald It takes commitment and courage to pour a dollop of dark-purple shampoo into one's hand and apply it to over-bleached hair.

Expert tips

Genius beauty tips

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Natasha Silva-Jelly We asked the experts to reveal their favourite beauty tips, from perfecting a fake tan to finding the perfect shade of lipstick.

How to get the most beauty from sleep

Beauty expert Natasha Hughes answers your questions.

Exercise takes its toll on looks

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Natasha Hughes Health and fitness might make you feel and look good but you can end up with bad hair and skin.

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Makeup slip-ups

Natasha Hughes Even the beauty insiders still get it wrong.

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Mane event

Miranda Kerr

Natasha Silva-Jelly Just like your skin, your locks need extra attention when the mercury rises. To ensure you have a glossy mane to rival the A-list stars, commit these top hair tips to memory.

What it means to be clean

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Natasha Hughes Is your morning shower actually cleaning your body?

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Itching to eradicate nits

Head lice, nits.

Natasha Are head lice really a fact of life or have parents just got slack?

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Smelling assaults

Recipe for conflict: perfume v BO

Woman wearing a face mask, surgical mask, with Oink written on it.

Natasha Hughes The earthy-chemical cocktail that's causing a very modern workplace dilemma.

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