Makeup

Help! What makeup is essential?

Natasha Hughes Beauty expert Natasha Hughes answers your questions.

Expert advice

The most common makeup mistakes

Leah McLennan Using old fashioned make-up techniques can be one of the fastest ways to ensure you look older than you are.

Beauty rule

Liz Hurley: I always wear makeup

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"I don't see the point in looking less than your best," says actress.

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Cosmetic enhancement

Makeup tips from Kate Moss

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After 20 years of supermodelling, she's picked up a trick or two.

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Are you ever too old for makeup?

Hillary Clinton

Natasha Hughes Yes, says Hillary Clinton. She just can't be bothered any more.

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Facial foliage

Have we reached 'peak beard'? Good, because I'm not trying to be trendy

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Christopher Howse As a lifelong beardie, I am longing for these furry newcomers to shave

Seasonally adjusted makeup

Natalie Portman

Natasha Hughes Summer's over - it's time for a new look.

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Makeup slip-ups

Natasha Hughes Even the beauty insiders still get it wrong.

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Eyebrow-raising beauty trends

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Cassy Small "If u have nice eyebrows u literally have everything u need in life."

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When to throw out your beauty products

Give your makeup bag a spring clean.

Rachel Clun We are all guilty of hoarding old beauty products. From the dozens of different shampoos, conditioners and moisturisers we've tried and abandoned, to eye shadows and nail polishes bought years ago...

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Cheyenne Tozzi: Beauty + body secrets

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

Bare-faced chic

Nigella Lawson's 'no make-up' Vogue look

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Hannah Betts Nigella Lawson's magazine cover just underlines the amount of artifice required to pull off the 'natural' look.

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.

Cheap and simple

Stars share their budget beauty tips

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Rachel Clun They might earn millions of dollars a year, but celebrities are no strangers to cheap beauty fixes.

Older women: the new faces in beauty

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Eleanor Pendleton We reveal this season's most striking models. It just so happens they're 50-plus.

Beauty bag must-haves

The products beauty editors really use

Eleanor Pendleton Eleanor Pendleton reveals the must-haves beauty editors favour.

Notebook mag controversy

Kardashian curves caught up in Notebook Photoshop row

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Livia Gamble Khloe, Kim and Kourtney have had their natural figures downsized for a magazine.

NYC Fashion Week

New York Fashion Week make-up artists reveal their top beauty tips

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camera to produce this image.) A model prepares backstage in an alternative view of Pamella Roland during Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Fall 2014 on February 11, 2014 in New York City.  (Photo by Bryan Bedder/Getty Images for Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week)

Eleanor Pendleton We went backstage at NYFW to discover the tricks of the beauty trade.

Photoshop strikes again

Dita Von Teese, beach babe

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Livia Gamble Burlesque queen Dita Von Teese is the latest celebrity to go under Photoshop's metaphorical knife.

Make-up free

Vanity bare: Kate Winslet and Scarlett Johansson go make-up free for photo shoot

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Livia Gamble Kate Winslet and Scarlett Johansson are the latest A-listers to be photographed without make-up, in a series of raw photographs for the 20th annual Vanity Fair Hollywood edition.