Esther Han The Body Shop's long-standing commitment to cruelty-free products is under question after an investigation by consumer group Choice found the beauty brand's products are being sold in mainland China...
Danielle Demetriou They have long been regarded as garden pests. But snails, it seems, have a use after all - crawling across faces as part of a new beauty treatment in Japan.
Beauty bag must-haves
Eleanor Pendleton Eleanor Pendleton reveals the must-haves beauty editors favour.
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...
'Humiliated and mocked'
Mex Cooper A Melbourne waxing salon owner is demanding an apology from ABC breakfast radio host Red Symons after she said he humiliated and mocked her staff and clients.
Sarah Berry "In my head, I am always thin," writes Daphne Merkin. This is "alarming [given the] number on the scale".
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.
Cassy Small If you're guilty of green hair, orange skin or suffered a make-up malfunction, listen up. Some of Australia's leading beauty experts share the ultimate list of beauty rules to abide by.
Shelly Horton There are plenty of weird and wonderful beauty treatments out there - nightingale poo facials, tiny fish that eat the dead skin off your feet, but this latest craze is fang-tastic.
Global good looks
Cassy Small Take inspiration from some of the world's most beautiful women and learn some unique beauty secrets to add to your own tool kit.
Winnie Salamon In computers they call it "waving a dead chicken", a ritual that makes a person feel better even though they know it's not going to lead to any tangible results.
Erin O'Dwyer Zooey Deschanel may be fed up with the "adorkable" and "quirky" tags she's often labelled with, but this talented actor and singer (with the impeccable bangs) still guards her image closely.
Cassy Small While our desire to defy age and improve our appearance will not change, the methods in which we do this will.
Think before you ink
Jessica Martin 34 per cent of tattooed Australians wish they hadn't been permanently stamped.
Caroline Zielinski Thai face slapping massages, vampire facials and toe-besity plastic surgery. The wacky beauty treatments people were getting this year.
Renae Leith-Manos Are stem cells about to change the way we think about in anti-ageing creams?
Aisha Dow A Melbourne hair-growth company that glued Chinese wigs onto men's bald spots has been ordered to refund one of its disgruntled clients, as questions are raised about the company's links to a new...
Cassy Small Most popular for its age defying benefits, botox was originally developed to correct cross-eyes and uncontrolled blinking.
Acne is the most common skin problem in Australia. It often strikes when body image matters most, but there are effective treatments and ways to manage acne yourself.
Julia Teen The future of beauty seems to be in product customisation