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Beauty buy: Lily Lolo natural lipsticks

Lily Lolo has long been on our radar as a go-to brand for all-natural gloss, so we're thrilled they're now launching a new lipstick range. Beauty buy: Lily Lolo natural lipsticks As...

Beauty buy: Sunjunkie sunless bodymist

If you want a tan this summer, you're gonna have to fake it. The British sun just isn't a reliable source of skin bronzing rays. Beauty buy: Sunjunkie sunless bodymist This sunless...

Beauty buy: Glam Republic Illusion Eyes eyeliner appliqués

When it comes to eyeliner, we're all about a glam lash line and a flirty cat flick - but it's so hard to get a perfect straight finish with a pencil or liquid liner. Beauty buy...

Beauty buy: Body Shop scents of the world

We love the Body Shop for its promise to keep things natural and planet friendly - and for the amazing scents that waft out of their stores! Beauty buy: Body Shop scents of the...

Beauty Buy: Pixi Tinted Brilliance Balm

If you're going for natural beauty, you can't beat one of these clever tinted balms by Pixi. Beauty Buy: Pixi Tinted Brilliance Balm The soft crayon glides on to give a smooth...

Skin tightening: Ultherapy

Want tighter, smoother skin? Then try the latest innovation in skin tightening - Ultherapy. Skin tightening Ultherapy No one likes skin that sags, so if your face is feeling a...

National No Make-Up Day: Could you go bare faced?

It's National No Make-Up Day - but would you dare to go bare-faced for a day? National No Make-Up Day: Could you go bare faced? According to a survey by The Vitality Show, 70%...

Beauty buy: Dior Eau Fraiche Fragrance

We fall in love on a daily basis in the beauty team at sofeminine (usually with a new mascara or lipgloss) - but the latest thing to really steal our hearts is Dior's latest fragrance...

Beauty buy: Dr Bronner's Magic Soap

We're always on the look out for a quirky beauty buy that will confound us and our bathroom guests while giving untold pleasure. Beauty buy: Dr Bronner's Magic Soap We've found...

Beauty buy: Arbonne Makeup Primer Review

Everyone wants to a be natural beauty but with products like Arbonne's Vitamin-rich Make-up primer you can get one step closer. Beauty buy: Arbonne Primer Review Nominated in...

Fashion week essential: Compeed Blister pack

With all the stomping and strutting to catwalk shows, we really couldn't survive London Fashion Week without the wonder that is Compeed's Blister packs. Fashion week essential...

Fashion week essential: Unite Smoothing Repair

Fashion Week, as glam as it may be, does involve queueing in the cold weather, meaning our hair can be exposed to colder temperatures, for longer than we'd like. Fashion week...

Fashion week essential: Creme de la mer lip balm

With Fashion Week kicking off today we're well equipped to weather the waiting outside queuing for fashion shows and general running around, without looking run down. Fashion...

Beauty lust-have: OPI Holland collection

Sometimes all we need to brighten our day is a good play on words and a cute nail varnish. Beauty lust-have: OPI Holland collection Which is why we're smitten with the OPI Holland...

How to apply eyeliner: applying eyeliner

How to apply eyeliner correctly remains something of a mystery to a lot of women. Read on to find out more about the techniques for applying eyeliner. What is an eyeliner? Eyeliner...

Beauty lust-have: Elemis Pro Radiance Hand Cream

First to age and all that - our hands get given a pretty rough time - always active, we spend most of our working days looking down at them - and if you're like me, trying to...

How To Use Makeup Brushes Like A Pro

Brushes sure make applying your face base easier, but without the faintest idea on how to use 'em, we're missing out on tools that could make a world of difference to our look...

Breast Implant Rupture: How To Tell If Your Implants Have Split

You may have heard that implants need to be replaced after a few years because of the risk of rupture. Implant rupture | How to tell if your implants have split The great silicone...

What To Do When Cosmetic Surgery Goes Wrong

No surgery is ever 100% risk free. From time to time things go wrong and the results don't turn out to be what you expected. Although no surgeon can guarantee results, they shouldn't...

Biba lipgloss ring review

Sometimes the best things in life come in small packages - just like Biba's retro lipgloss Biba lipgloss ring review ring. It's this kind of limited edition beauty invention that...

DKNY Perfume - DKNY Women Gold perfume

From Be Delicious to PureDKNY you can always rely on DKNY perfume to make you smell utterly delectable! DKNY perfume However it's DKNY Women Gold that's won our hearts this month...

Semi-permanent mascara by Flutter - Review

Flutter Eyes 01372 386 312 Semi-permanent mascara by Flutter - Review Cost: from £60 in Surrey/Kent, £80 in London Time: 30-45 minutes Get perfect mascara for 2-4 weeks with semi-...

Ultra Sparkle Diamond Polish

Ultrasmile 127a Basin Approach London E14 7JG Ultra Sparkle Diamond Polish review Cost: £95 Time: 45-60minutes A cheaper teeth whitening option with Ultra Sparkle Diamond Polish...

Universal Contour Wrap Elite review

Universal Contour Wrap Elite sounds almost too good to be true; promising to shrink your body by 5 or 6 inches, detox your skin and leave you feeling toned and tightened in only...

Clinique bonus time: Gift with purchase

It’s Clinique Bonus Time again – and another great gift with purchase opportunity! From March 17th to April 2nd when you buy one Clinique skincare products and one...

New beauty brand for Valentines - Black Chicken Remedies

This Valentine’s day, wouldn’t you like to be rocking a beach-ready body for the occasion? Well here’s the next best thing. Straight from sunny shores of Bondi...

Best instant fake tan

It may be October making fake tan not quite so high on our beauty agenda but this instant fake tan is the best we've ever used and it'll be a beauty ritual in our lives until...

Celebrity beauty secret: Sudocrem Skin Care

Sudocrem launch handbag friendly tube Sudocrem is one of those well known beauty secrets which everyone knows about but never mentions, because, well it's nappy cream at the end...

The 10 Rules of Plastic Surgery You Need To Know Before Going Through With It

If you've been thinking long and hard about going under the knife, then it's time to get clued up on the facts. We can't stress enough how important it is to be well informed...

Can a cream really boost your boobs?

Italy’s no.1 selling beauty product has just launched in the UK, and if it lives up to its promise we think it could be a big hit over here too. Pupa Multivitamin AEF Breast...

Superdrug's new vegan-friendly skincare range

Superdrug have just launched a brand new skincare collection and it's dedicated to sensitive types. The Simply Pure range has been developed to be mild, gentle, fragrance free...

Win a Philips Lumea - Intense Pulsed Light (IPL) hair removal system

Soft, smooth legs, fuzz-free underarms, a neat, bare bikini line - we invest a good deal of time and money to make sure our body hair is kept at bay... But up unitl now it was...

Prepare your hair: how to get ready for the big day

You want to look your best for your big day but if you're not careful wedding hair can take it's toll on your locks. Anita Cox salon franchise owner, Skye Norman, tells us how...

No7 Party Purse

It's party season so equip yourself with No7's Party Purse, containing all you'll need for potential beauty emergencies! Gift set includes limited edition smoky brown and gold...

FCUK vanity case

This sleek FCUK carry case is ideal for holding all the beauty must-haves from FCUK's latest range. It features a make-up brush kit; a collection of eye shadows and lip glosses...

Bobbypin nail collection

An ideal gift for the girl who takes pride in painting her digits. With four nail polishes in pink, mauve, red and coral; two toe separators plus a nail file, this gift set will...

Urban Decay glide-on eye pencils

Urban Decay's miniature glide-on eye pencils not only fit in the palm of your hand, they also moisturise and condition the eye area with their added Vitamin E and jojoba oil. The...

Eyelash eye mask

For the lady who can't get enough beauty sleep, treat her to this eye-catching eye mask. With embroidered lashes and cute bow detail, she can get her 40 winks in style! Satin...

Rose-fragranced gift set by Ren

This Rose Duo gift set contains a Moroccan rose body wash and a damask rose body cream, ideal for hydrating skin over the harsh winter months. As well as giving someone sweet-smelling...

Bath & shower gel for grumpy cows

An ideal gift for that friend who's frequently got a grump on but who has enough of a sense of humour to handle you giving her a Grumpy Cow bath and shower gel! A blend of essential...

Vegan-friendly lip glosses in super yummy shades

It’s not very easy to buy cosmetics which are vegan and vegetarian friendly, so it’s really good to hear that Kitten Vixen Cosmetics has awarded the vegan stamp for...

Soap & Glory launch range for men

Long have we loved Soap and Glory’s quirky fun beauty products – they make us laugh and they make us pretty! So we’re thrilled to see that the brand has finally launched...

How to look photogenic on holiday

Impress in your holiday photo album with beauty advice from celebrity make-up artist KRISTINA THEODORIS and photography tips courtesy of Windows Live Photo Gallery. Holiday beauty...

Weave hair extensions

The stylist attaches extensions directly to your existing hair to lengthen and thicken it. How do weave hair extenions work? The most difficult part is choosing extensions that...

Vibrating mascaras

Ordinary mascara just doesn't make the cut any more. The cosmetics brands are plying us with these magic buzzing wands that don't require you to 'zig-zag' to get full lash coverage...

Sir Alan Sugar inspires body scrub

After hopefuls on last week's The Appentice were set the task of creating new beauty products with the help of ethical brand Lush, their boss Sir Alan Sugar has become the inspiration...

Uma Thurman to front Givenchy

Kill Bill star Uma Thurman has taken on a new, more feminine role - as the new face of Givenchy. The actress joins existing spokesmodels Justin Timberlake, who fronts the Play...

Fringes

The fringe has evolved but never gone out of fashion, and changing your fringe gives an instant update. Here's our guide to the different types of fringes and how to cut your own...

Using hair straighteners

Hair straighteners are the quickest way to smooth, straight locks. Use them wisely, and not excessively: here's a user guide. Straighteners Straighteners come in all shapes, sizes...

Hair loss

Hair loss is caused by several factors and can be temporary or serious depending on the case. Here's our guide to dealing with it. Our hair renews itself constantly throughout...

Going grey: what to do?

Our hair changes over time, and whether you're blonde, brunette or ginger, your hair will fade to grey and even turn to white eventually. It's totally natural, but going grey...

UV rays: how do they work?

The sun is a drug for many but overexposure is very dangerous. Before you buy your sun block, find out how UV and IR rays work... Sunlight The solar spectrum is made up of electro...

Tips for white teeth

Tobacco, coffee and wine all stain teeth, and yellow gnashers are pretty unsightly. Here are our tips for a sparkly white smile. Why do we get yellow teeth?Enamel is a mineral...

Travel-sized toiletries set

This cute set features the earthy and sensual fragrance of Champaca, a feminine floral scent sprinkled with cardamom, vanilla musk and amber crystals. The collection contains...

Bobbi Brown's Party Collection

Bobbi Brown knows how to get a girl ready for the party season! Her new limited edition shades of Metallic Eye Shadow and Glitter Lip Gloss will add glitz to eyes and lips in...

Illuminate skin with Givenchy's sensual powder

Kick off the party season in style with Givenchy's Poudre du Soir, a sensual loose powder that illuminates the skin. It melts into the skin as it's swept over shoulders, breasts...

Think eco-chic with Origins!

In these environmentally-aware times, think about giving a gift that's good for the planet... think eco-chic! Origins have released Extremely Green, a limited edition organic...

Divine! Jo Malone set of six bath oils

The Bath Oil collection from Jo Malone is an invitation to pure relaxation. Luxuriously presented in glass decanters, the six fragrances can be used on their own or combined with...

Indulgent gift ideas by Bronnley

Bronnley, makers of the finest British soaps and toiletries, has created a stunning range of Christmas gifts to pamper and indulge your nearest and dearest (don't worry, we won't...

We love: Ted Baker handbag-sized beauty kits

Ted Baker has launched four fabulous handbag-sized beauty kits, all featuring this season's must-have shades. They're a perfect present for glamorous girls on the go! Choose from...