Skincare

Super foods and beauty

Super foods in skincare - what's all the hype?

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Julia Teen Is what’s good for the body really good for the skin? That’s the question dermatologists are asking with the rise of trendy super foods turning up in our beauty products.

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Skincare habit is all about the feel of things

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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.

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Future trend

Bespoke beauty: tailored skincare

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Julia Teen The future of beauty seems to be in product customisation

Spring clean

Skincare that works

Skin cream, lotion, cosmetics, skincare, sun screen.

Natasha Hughes What to look for in a skin cream and what to avoid.

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Bargain bin

Best budget beauty buys: SKINCARE

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Natasha Silva-Jelly We've trawled supermarkets and chemists for the 50 top value-for-money beauty products. This week: skincare.

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Diagnostics

Fact v Fiction: DNA in skincare

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Natasha Silva Jelly Can a DNA profile help to prevent the signs of ageing?

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America's Next Top Model

Model with rare skin disease lets her quirks shine

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Livia Gamble America's Next Top Model contestant Chantelle Brown-Young was four years old when white patches appeared on her skin but that hasn't stopped her from taking on the modelling world.

On age

Charlize Theron on getting older, 'It's like we wilt or something'

Beauty and grit: Actress Charlize Theron and actor Sean Penn arrive at the Los Angeles Premiere 'A Million Ways To Die In The West'.

Livia Gamble Charlize Theron expressed her views on the beauty industry, womanhood and becoming a mum in a recent interview.

Jennifer Aniston is a fan of natural ageing, and shuns cosmetic surgery

Jennifer Aniston believes natural ageing is best.

Rachel Clun Jennifer Aniston has spoken candidly about her dislike for cosmetic surgery, saying there’s no way she would go under the knife.

'I smoke, I drink, I sunbathe'

Jerry Hall: I smoke, I drink, I sunbathe... and I look pretty good

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Anita Singh Jerry Hall says she looks "pretty good" for her age despite doing everything health experts say we must avoid.

Wind back the clock

How to look 10 years younger

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Elizabeth Clarke The key to a good youthful makeup is finding the balance between too much makeup and not enough.

Sephora shows off beauty products coming to Australia

Sephora Australia will open in December in Sydney's Pitt Street Mall.

Jenna Clarke Sephora has given beauty fans a sneak preview of what to expect from its first Australian store.

How the rays damage our skin

Under our skin: our faces in ultraviolet light

Black light: A shot from the video as a subject applies sunscreen.

Sarah Berry An artist has captured how ultraviolet rays really damage skin, and how sunscreen should never be foresaken.

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Hair styling hits a purple patch as kooky becomes cool

Lavender tresses: Ms Mazzon shows off her new purple look.

Michael Koziol It is all about pastels, possums! In what is chalked up as a throwback to the 1950s, purple hair has re-entered the zeitgeist with more gusto than the twist at a sock hop.

Trend of elfin nails

Stephanie Darling Stephanie Darling finds a new cult serum in the making and shows how it's easy being green with the latest nail polish hit colour

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”.

Restricted ad

Rihanna's ad isn't just 'sexual' - it's 'unattainable sexual '

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Radhika Sanghani Rihanna's latest perfume advert has been restricted by the UK ad watchdog because it's so 'provocative', but that's not why Radhika Sanghani is so grateful for this ruling.

Foundation-free skin at fashion week

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Eleanor Pendleton At recent fashion shows make-up artists were calling foundation a dirty word. Find out why.

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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.

Is it worth it? Botox alternative

Nedahl Stelio Imagine a serum that could erase the lines under your eyes in 20 minutes. That would have to be magic, right? It's the holy grail of skincare: something that smoothes, softens and gives wrinkles the...