Skin

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Can you tell a smoker by their skin?

Sarah Berry A new study suggests you can you pick a smoker by the condition of their skin.

Celebrity bad skin

Cameron Diaz

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.

Beauty misconceptions

Skin myths

Skin Myths: dry skin needs more moisturiser

Julia Teen Beauty fact or fiction? We talk to the experts about separating hard truths from common misconceptions.

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New research

Want wrinkle-free skin? Here's how

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Forget expensive creams, here's a low-cost wrinkle treatment that works.

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Killer cosmetics

Skin cream: killing you softly?

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Sarah Berry Scientists raise the alarm over use of banned toxins in Australian cosmetics.

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Skin care beats surgery

Surgery or skin care?

Natasha Hughes Cosmetic treatments are a waste of time if the home beauty regime's patchy, says a plastic surgeon.

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Sun sense

Nanoparticles don't penetrate skin, study finds

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Sarah Berry "Breakthrough" claims by cosmetic companies aren't all they're cracked up to be, according to a new study.

Inner glow

The beautiful skin diet

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What to eat - and what to avoid - for a radiant, youthful complexion.

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Unretouched images of Lady Gaga's Versace campaign leaked online

Olivia Bergin Donatella Versace doppelganger Lady Gaga is laid bare in new images that reveal what her campaign looked like before retouchers got their hands on it

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.

Age is not the full picture

Age is not the full picture: our health cannot be measured in years

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Livia Gamble Australian women might not be ageing as gracefully as they think.

Beauty: Is it worth it?

Is it worth it? This week, the Dermapen

Nedahl Stelio It hits me when I'm going to see a gig for the first time in years (Phoenix at the Hordern, they were brilliant).

Selfie-obsessed: teen attempts suicide over 'perfect' selfie

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Sarah Berry A British teen has tried to kill himself after becoming obsessed with taking the "perfect" selfie.

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Beauty bag must-haves

The products beauty editors really use

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

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.

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.

Snail mucus, anyone?

The latest bizarre beauty ingredients

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Eleanor Pendleton From bee venom to snail mucus, we look at some of the weird and wonderful ingredients appearing in beauty products.

How make-up changes us

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Sarah Berry New research shows how make-up influences how we are perceived and how we perceive ourselves. It also highlights some concerning aspects of our culture.

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Skin secret

Ultimate beauty tool: The $2 wonder 'drug'

Debra D. Bass The latest beauty 'wonder drug' is probably already a resident in your kitchen cupboard.