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.
Julia Teen The future of beauty seems to be in product customisation
Natasha Silva-Jelly We've trawled supermarkets and chemists for the 50 top value-for-money beauty products. This week: skincare.
Natasha Hughes What to look for in a skin cream and what to avoid.
Natasha Silva Jelly Can a DNA profile help to prevent the signs of ageing?
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.
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.
Going too far
There is now a new cosmetic surgery trend in Hollywood, which is being dubbed the Clone Face.
Watch and learn
Cassy Small Among the cat videos and clips of kids falling over on YouTube there is a goldmine of beauty advice.
Sarah Berry They might have been a bit of a rough looking bunch, but Neanderthals were smarter than they seemed.
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.
Shelly Horton ‘‘You should get your eyebrows tattooed.’’ Wait. What?
They might be amongst the most beautiful people alive, but that doesn't prevent problem skin. These stars have all battled acne and bad breakouts.
An 18-year-old, who suffers from cystic acne, starts by revealing her bare scarred skin. She then takes viewers through a step-by-step guide to disguising the marks.
Sarah Berry The way we nourish ourselves internally with food, behaviours and beliefs has an undeniable knock-on effect externally.
Mutton vs lamb
Shelly Horton Women of any age should be able to wear their hair as they damn well please.
Poppy King has emerged as the new face of feminism, Lisa Armstrong writes.
Leah McLennan Using old fashioned make-up techniques can be one of the fastest ways to ensure you look older than you are.