Beauty Beat on Skincare

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When you don't even notice

Natasha Hughes If a radical hair cut doesn't get noticed is there any point worrying about chipped nails or smudged eyeliner?

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Eye know how to do it (theoretically)

Model Aurelie wearing winter make-up.



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Natasha Hughes Makeup supremo Rae Morris has a surprising tip that will give you eyes worthy of the runway.

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Melting in the sun

A generic heat wave photo of a man walking silouetted by the setting sun in Darwin.
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Natasha Hughes Even heat lovers have had enough. How do you look fresh as a daisy in this weather? Or even vaguely reasonable?

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At what age did you get old?

Happy woman.

Natasha Hughes Turning 40 may be no big deal any more but feeling your age has got to happen one day.

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Coming clean

Hot stuff ... is soothing your skin the key to anti-ageing?

Natasha Hughes It's a given you do it but how do you do it? What do you cleanse with?

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When you don't make the effort

Relaxed about beauty.

Natasha Hughes There are some places where there's no point caring how you look. And that's OK.

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Why we love shopping online for beauty

MAKE UP

Natasha Hughes Clueless sales assistants - and they're just the ones we manage to find - are keeping us away from the department store beauty halls in droves.

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What's the big stink?

Baby

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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You look your oldest at 3.30pm on a Wednesday

Stressed ... Midweek beauty slump?

Natasha Hughes Diet, exercise and sleep habits and - most significantly - stress levels converge to make Wednesday the time we look our most ghastly.

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Just a normal young Australian guy

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Natasha Hughes He wasn't after a tan but skin cancer killed Wes Bonny at 26. Young girls know the harmful effects of the sun but still seek a tan. What's going on?

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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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A year of beauty lessons

Nail art

Natasha Hughes As 2013 kicks off, get out there and get as gorgeous as you possibly can.

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Tattoos are given a bit of pluck

Eyebrow tattoos

Natasha Hughes Suddenly, tatts make sense.

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Are primers worth using?

Best beauty buys

Natasha Hughes Foundation should do for a flawless party face, shouldn't it?

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Evil under the sun

Sun Sense SPF 50+

Natasha Hughes The sun is even worse for us than we thought, the new SPF50+ notwithstanding.

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Best before others

Best beauty buys

Natasha Hughes BB creams are - at long last - the latest sensation for beautiful complexions.

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All things bright and beautiful

Decolleatge chest breasts model

Natasha Hughes It's time to get something off my chest - with skin brighteners.

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Time for a sunscreen rethink?

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Natasha Hughes Could there be a way of getting away with not wearing sunscreen?

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The good oil

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Natasha Hughes The oils we use on our faces have changed as often as the oils we use on our food.

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Perfect pouts

Luscious ways with lips

Lips

Natasha Hughes The trout pout's been superseded by the soft and tender lip, thanks to improved products.

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