This website uses cookies to improve your experience. Continue if you are OK with this or find out more in our Privacy Policy.

Beauty Features

The latest in-depth features on beauty, makeup, skin care, hair care and all things cosmetic. Browse here for longer reads on your favourite beauty topics

essences.jpgSkin

What is a skin essence and why it's actually really useful

May 11th 2020

Already widely used in Korea, this antioxidant-rich, anti-pollution liquid is still something of a niche buy mainly because we're confused about what it actually does. We wouldn't be without it and here's why >>>

best-candles-listing-image.jpgWellbeing

Long-lasting scented candles that are worth every penny

May 9th 2020 / Melanie Macleod

glossy-picks-08-05-20.jpgBeauty

Glossy picks: The new arrivals we love this week

May 7th 2020

We've been waiting a long time for some of these hotly tipped launches >>>

lead-micellar-water.jpgSkin

The best micellar waters for every budget

May 7th 2020 / Melanie Macleod

We tested dozens of micellar waters to discover which of these quick but thorough cleansers and makeup removers deserve our time and money >>>

hair-type.jpgHair

Why you've probably got your hair type wrong, according to this top stylist

May 6th 2020 / Victoria Woodhall

Nothing in a bottle will improve your hair until you know your real hair type, says Luke Hersheson. But the problem is most of us don't. Here’s how to recognise yours and give it what it truly needs >>>

eyebrows-2.jpgBeauty

DIY brows: the treatments to try at home - and the ones to avoid

May 6th 2020 / Melanie Macleod

Brows getting a little out of hand? From tinting to laminating and shaping, here's what to do >>>

curlyhair_mainimage-2.pngHair

Do you know your curl type? It could be the key to your healthiest curls yet

May 5th 2020 / Jessica Morgan

Knowing your curl type is (almost) as much of a revelation as finally finding out your true bra size. Don't know if you're a 3A or a 4C? Real women who've found their curl fit share what's worked for them >>>

sarah-vine-lockdown-beauty.jpgBeauty

Sarah Vine: beauty classics I've rediscovered in lockdown

May 1st 2020 / Sarah Vine

Tidying as a distraction from worrying has brought a timeless eye palette, a perfect black eyeliner and a failsafe foundation back into Sarah Vine's life >>>

nail-varnishes.jpgSense and Sensitivity

The best non-toxic nail polishes for sensitive skin

April 30th 2020 / Judy Johnson

These free-from and natural nail varnishes are both good for sensitive skin and kinder to the planet >>>

best-bath-oils.jpgBeauty

The best bath oils to relax, soothe and lift your spirits

April 29th 2020 / Melanie Macleod

Whatever your mood or bodily need, there's a bath oil for that >>>

glopro-2.jpgSkin

The skincare to use when you’re microneedling (and what to avoid)

April 28th 2020 / Anna Hunter

It’s the collagen-boosting treatment that derms swear by, but the skincare you use before after microneedling could make all the difference between smooth and sore. Here’s what you need and what you really don’t… >>>

nicola-bonn-4.jpgBeauty

Nicola Bonn's not quite so beautiful life

April 28th 2020 / Nicola Bonn

In her new column, the beauty podcaster describes the challenges of working from home, homeschooling two young children and not locking the bathroom door. From period dramas to life-saving beauty tools, it's all here >>>

the-best-body-oils.pngReview

The best body oils for silky soft skin

April 28th 2020

With options for all budgets, we're letting it all sink in in >>>

dry-body-oils-2.jpgReview

Dry body oils - the fastest way to moisturise in the morning

April 27th 2020 / Melanie Macleod

More lightweight and fast-absorbing than rich body creams, a dry body oil is the perfect fix for dry skin when short on time. Here’s our ultimate edit >>>

mary-greenwell-lead-2-1.jpgMakeup

Mary Greenwell's favourite luxury foundations for all your coverage needs

April 23rd 2020

We took to Instagram Live with Mary Greenwell to discuss all things base - from the best the foundation for mature skin to the most natural light finish – and the one to sell your granny for >>>

nail-polish-1.jpgEco

Can you recycle nail polish bottles?

April 22nd 2020 / Melanie Macleod

How do you dispose of all those half-used nail varnishes in your bathroom - and what happens to those millions of salon empties? We found out >>>

eco-swaps.jpgEco

10 sustainable beauty habits you can easily start right now

April 22nd 2020 / Victoria Woodhall

Including the actually very sensible reason to keep pliers in your bathroom and put a bar of soap in a blender. Nothing is off-limits to save the planet as we celebrate World Earth Day... >>>

lash-extensions-3.jpgBeauty

How to remove eyelash extensions at home without sacrificing your lashes

April 17th 2020

Whatever you do, don't use DIY removers. Read our expert guide >>>

fake-tan-3.jpgBeauty

10 fake tan tips everyone needs to know

April 15th 2020

From pre-tan prep to finding your perfect formulation, here's your expert's guide for creating a gorgeous faux glow and how to apply fake tan properly >>>

cleaning-brushes.jpgBeauty

How to clean your makeup brushes

April 14th 2020

Come clean - how often do you wash yours? Here are the best ways to clean makeup brushes and tools and shower them in the ultimate TLC… >>>

jodie-comer.jpgSkin

How Jodie Comer gets her killer glow

April 14th 2020 / Emma North

Killing Eve returned to screens this week. We spoke to the woman behind that butter-wouldn't-melt assassin's glow, facialist Jasmina Vico >>>

pastel-edit-1.jpgMakeup

How to wear pastel makeup and not look like you’re in primary school

April 9th 2020 / Melanie Macleod

Pastel makeup has always seemed a bit twee but could 2020 be the year it becomes cool? >>>

spf-inside.jpgSkin

Why you need to wear an SPF even when you’re indoors

April 4th 2020 / Melanie Macleod

Even though you won't burn, those damaging rays can affect you even when you're not leaving the house. Here's how to protect against them and the sunscreens you need >>>

remove-gels-2.jpgBeauty

A nail industry pro tells us how to safely remove gel nail polish at home

April 2nd 2020

Whatever you do, don’t peel it off! And if you need to remove your acrylic nails, read on... >>>

lash-extensions-2.jpgThe Makeup Maniac

Your post-eyelash extension rehab plan

April 1st 2020 / Anna Hunter

During this enforced break from the lash bar, we’ve got coping strategies for you. From how to deal with brittle, stubby eyelashes to primers and mascaras to ‘grow your own’, extension addicts pay attention… >>>

Showing 101-125 of 2460

Agile web development by Byte9