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Evil under the sun

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

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Melting in the sun

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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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How the rays damage our skin

Under our skin: our faces in ultraviolet light

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

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#Fatkini

Fatkini: The hashtag inspiring women of all shapes to plunge into swimwear

#fatkini: Gabi Fresh (second from right) models her new range of bikinis.

Rachel Clun 'Fat activists' have been using the fatkini hashtag to show that everyone can look good in a swimsuit, and more and more women are getting on board.

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.

'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.

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

Expert advice

Hair products you really need

Too many hair products? With these tips from hairdressers, you'll narrow down your collection in no time.

Rachel Clun Trying new hair products can be scary.

Fish, snails, beer and vampires

Fish, snails, beer and vampires: 10 bizarre beauty treatments

Not all beauty treatments sound relaxing or comfortable.

Rachel Clun People, it has been shown, will do the strangest things for beauty.

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.

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.

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).

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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Sun smart

Cancer Council launches its own make-up range

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Eleanor Pendleton Cancer Council Australia launches its latest range of sun protection cosmetics in a bid to make applying sunscreen easy, practical and fashionable.

Ask the expert

Do even the most expensive anti-ageing products help tired skin?

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Eleanor Pendleton New research has emerged on "skin-cell fatigue" and how it may – or may not – be tackled by beauty products.

The future of beauty

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Cassy Small While our desire to defy age and improve our appearance will not change, the methods in which we do this will.

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Better beauty

New year beauty resolutions

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Cassy Small Make 2014 your most beautiful year yet. Here are our suggestions for some beauty resolutions you're going to want to keep.

Beauty trends

It's Japan for beauty and the best

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Julia Teen For the next big thing in skincare, look to the east

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Permanent make-up

The day I got a face tattoo

Cara Delevingne is famous for her eyebrows.

Shelly Horton ‘‘You should get your eyebrows tattooed.’’ Wait. What?

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Global good looks

Beauty secrets from around the world

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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.