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How do beauty pageants sit in the #MeToo era?

How do beauty pageants sit in the #MeToo era?

Much of the turmoil hinges on the elimination of swimsuits, a lack of transparency in decision-making, and the pressure to find relevance for a nearly 100-year-old institution in a particular cultural moment.

  • by Jessica Bennett and Sara Simon

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The greatest hits of cult beauty buys, all you need (and nothing more)
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The greatest hits of cult beauty buys, all you need (and nothing more)

Twenty five years after she wrote her first Top Beauty Buys list, Stephanie Darling spills on her ultimate must-have kit.

  • by Stephanie Darling
Taking care of your skin this spring

Taking care of your skin this spring

Stephanie Darling hunts down some next-level exfoliators and has a custom-blended facial.

  • by Stephanie Darling
'You don't have to have a filler injection in the eye to go blind'
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'You don't have to have a filler injection in the eye to go blind'

The under-30s are lining up for wrinkle-busting jabs – but things don't always go smoothly.

  • by Greg Callaghan
Beauty is more diverse than ever. But is it just a fad?
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Beauty is more diverse than ever. But is it just a fad?

Compared with fashion, beauty has been quicker to act on matters of inclusivity.

  • by Bee Shapiro
Coca-Cola shampoo and olive oil cleanser: beauty hacks to the stars
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Coca-Cola shampoo and olive oil cleanser: beauty hacks to the stars

You'd be surprised how many handy beauty hacks celebrities are finding right there in the kitchen cupboard.

  • by Stephanie Darling
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How effective are non-invasive lid lifts?

How effective are non-invasive lid lifts?

Stephanie Darling tracks down three great hair tonics and has a non-invasive eyelid lift.

  • by Stephanie Darling
Women are not as high maintenance as 'influencers' make you think
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Women are not as high maintenance as 'influencers' make you think

'Few women admitted to lavish beauty regimes, and most described themselves as reasonably basic.'

  • by Kerri Sackville
Colour up your spring with these luxe eye palettes
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Colour up your spring with these luxe eye palettes

Stephanie Darling rounds up some luxe eye palettes and has an uplifting facial in London.

  • by Stephanie Darling
Why short hair is the way of the future
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Why short hair is the way of the future

It changed my life.

  • by Clem Bastow
The new ways to wear the 'power lip'
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The new ways to wear the 'power lip'

Elizabeth Taylor’s take on the power of lipstick says it all: "Pour yourself a drink, put on some lipstick, and pull yourself together."

  • by Stephanie Darling