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Plus Size Model Tess Holliday Urges Users To Boycott Fat-Shaming Facebook Page

If fat-shaming, body-slamming internet trolls make you lose your sh*t then you probably shouldn't read on, unless you have a large bottle of vino to hand. Project Harpoon, we're...

The Hottest Makeup Trends For Spring Summer 2015

From unkempt, Cara Delevingne eat your heart out brows to bold black eyeliner Alexa Chung would be proud of, what SS15 trends can we steal for ourselves this season? Here's the...

#YouLookDisgusting This Vlogger Has A Powerful Message About Beauty Ideals

Three months ago beauty vlogger, Em Ford, decided to do something a little different on her social media. She started posting makeup free selfies in a bid to empower women to...

Hyaluronic acid injections

Along with collagen, hyaluronic acid is the other big product used in the fight against wrinkles. It makes signs of ageing disappear, but lasts longer than collagen and causes...

How to conceal spots

On the odd (or frequent) occasion, a monstrous spot in a particularly prominent place can make you want to run away and hide. You want to get rid of it as fast as possible, but...

Choosing and applying the right foundation

Foundation is essential for flawless-looking skin. Find out how to choose the right foundation for your face among the different types out there, and learn how to apply it perfectly...

Miranda Kerr: Her body brushing habit explained

There's not much in the way of beauty we wouldn't buy or try to get skin as flawless as Miranda Kerr's, so you can imagine the excitement when A) she shares her top shower secret...

Win! Three MICRO pedi kits to be won

Want to win? Follow us on twitter @sofeminineUK – that’s where we’re running this competition - so get involved! Win! Three MICRO pedi kits to be won! Sandal...

Pulling your hair out? Stop!

It's National No Pulling Week. And no that doesn't mean no kissing - this week is actually dedicated to not pulling out one's hair (quite appropriate seeing as it's the whirlwind...

Naomi Campbell's hair: What she should be doing...

We know she's a bit of a diva, and not everyone's favourite supermodel, but we couldn't help but feel for poor Naomi Campbell when her shocking hairline was revealed. Damn it...

Kim Kardashian dyes her hair blonde for new mum make-over!

Hold the phone! Kim Kardashian has gone blonde! Yep, the dark haired beauty has recently ditched her raven tresses for golden highlights and a blonde bombshell overhaul in a new...

Beauty buy: GOSH volume lip shine

Mwah! This is just what we need for a Friday night pick-me-up before the weekend hits - brand new gorgeous lippie shades from GOSH. Beauty buy: GOSH volume lip shine There are...

How to blow-dry your hair

Smooth, tamed locks are the key to looking glam and chic, and if you want perfect results you can't skip blow-drying! Here’s our easy guide to getting a perfect result with not...

Thread lifts

A thread lift (also called a feather, silk, contour or Russian lift) is a non-evasive surgical procedure that reduces wrinkles and sagging but isn't a face lift and doesn't require...

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...

Celebrities Get Bang On Trend With Full-Frontal Fringes

Hold the front page there's a bang-tastic trend kicking off in celeb land. Kelly Osbourne and Hayden Panettiere are the latest A-list recruits to update their tresses with a fab...

Essential beauty rituals for gorgeous skin

True beauty may come from the inside, but for beauty on the outside you do need to take care of your skin! If you want to look gorgeous, you have to take care of yourself every...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Palmer's lip balm: Cocoa butter and chocolate lip balms

Protect your lips with Palmer’s latest delectable invention: chocolate lip balm! Palmer's lip balm: Cocoa butter and chocolate lip balms That’s right ladies, the clever...

Miranda Kerr reveals her flawless skin secrets

If her iccle dimples aren't enough to have you prodding at your face, then her flawless complexion will definitely have you pining for her pores. There are many celebrities whose...

Tone Up with Fake Tan! Contouring Tips from Harrod's Leading Tanning Expert, Amanda Harrington

Did you know that fake-tanning the clever way can help slim your pins, tone up those abs and give the illusion of a svelter, slimmer you? We spoke to fake-tan expert Amanda Harrington...

New fragrance alert: Katie Price launches Kissable

Katie Price has been pretty quiet of late - and now we know why. The expecting reality star has been busy devising a brand new fragrance to add to her growing collection! Hitting...

New hair trend: Miranda Kerr and Jennifer Aniston's faux-bob style

There’s so much you can do with your hair when you’re an A-lister. The possibilities are endless, but right now the celebs just can’t get enough of the wig! Forget getting the...

One Direction fragrance hits shelves just in time for the weekend!

With the launch of their tell-all 'This Is Us' film, One Direction-mania is everywhere right now (sofeminine HQ included, celebrity team we're looking at you). But if a boyband...

Cheryl Cole goes foundation free for her first skincare campaign for L'Oreal Paris

She's famed for her gorgeous Geordie smile and perfect pores so it's no wonder Cheryl Cole has landed her first ever skincare campaign for L'Oreal Paris. We're used to seeing...

Wow! Pamela Anderson's pixie haircut! Star reveals transformative new look

A fearless Pamela Anderson has been strutting the streets of LA debuting her new pixie cut makeover for the first time. Like everyone, we were shocked to see her without her flowing...

The Best Makeup Tutorials To Win At Halloween This Year

It's Halloween - the perfect excuse to embrace your inner make-up artist with some experimental looks. Forget the lacklustre vampire make-up with a splash of fake blood - these...

Caroline Flack swaps ombre hair for platinum blonde

Caroline Flack is that you? The X Factor host is barely recognisable since she's traded in her iconic dip-dyed hairstyle for a bleach blonde do. The Gwen Stefani style is a bold...

Pain-free bikini waxing? At Harrods Urban Retreat of course!

They say that beauty is pain but imagine if that wasn't the case. Imagine if you could have your 'bits' waxed to perfection without so much as a 'youch'. Luckily, that's now possible...

Rihanna debuts New York Fashion Week mullet

Another month, another fashion show, another hairstyle - Rihanna rarely starts the week without a few essential adjustments to her ever changing tresses and New York Fashion Week...

How to Prepare for Your First Tattoo

Getting a tattoo is a major life milestone and more and more people are taking the plunge into the world of body art. However, it's important to take the necessary steps, meaning...

The Beauty Brands You're Gonna Be Low-key Addicted To This Year

Oh no. Just when we thought our addiction to beauty products had reached maximum capacity, we go and find a whole website dedicated to bringing the best rising stars of the beauty...

From Kim Kardashian to Natural Highlighting: 10 Contouring Tutorials For Every Face and Skintone

Kim K reigns as Hollywood's Contouring Queen and the rest of us make-up fanatics are her devoted minions. Even without a glam squad, with a little patience and a steady hand,...

How To Wear Emma Watson's Orange Lip For Summer

Ever since Emma Watson and Keira Knightley stepped out with their hot tomato pouts, celebrities and trend setters alike have been embracing a modern take on the statement lip...

These Customisable Bath Bombs Are About To Change Bath Time As We Know It

Second to sippin' on a glass of the fizzy stuff, soaking our bods in a tub full of fizzy fragrant water is the next best thing. We are of course talking about bath bombs, those...

15 Budget Beauty Products That Are Actually Really Good

Budget beauty buys are hard to come by and budget beauty buys that actually work are an even rarer breed. With that in mind, we've rounded up our top pick of purse-friendly beauty...

You Can Now Buy Blusher For Your Vagina To Stop It Going Grey

I don't know if you know but your labia - the most visible bit of your bits - loses its fleshy-pink shade as we get older. Good news then that one make-up brand is here to do...

Tried & Tested: The Essential Body Cream for Temperamental Skin

For some bizarre, unknown reason, body care always seems to be an afterthought when it comes to our skincare routines. We spend so much time researching the best products guaranteed...

The World's First Plus-Size-Only Salon Is Open And It Looks Amazing

The beauty salon is the one place where you are allowed to feel at your most fabulous. You treat yo'self to the max and come out the other side looking like a million dollars...

Peel-off Makeup Now Exists And It's SO Satisfying

There's just something about scratching and peeling off stringy bits that's insanely satisfying, no? iMHO if you've not coated your finger tips in candle wax or PVA glue and peeled...

ASOS Is Now Selling Makeup For Men Because It's 2017 & Guys Deserve To Glow Too

Men have been wearing makeup for years and now we're in 2017, it's about time we catered to their needs because, let's face it, some of these guys are better at makeup than we'll...

Penis Brows Is The Latest NSFW Makeup Trend Blowing Up Instagram

Make sure you've finished your breakfast because nothing is sure to make you spit out your avo on toast quite like a phallus to the face. Yep, the Internet glam gang is back with...

'My Fanny Looks Like A Bright Pink Newborn Panda': Woman's Waxing Horror Story Is Hilariously Relatable

Tidying up our bikini lines is not a task many, if any, women enjoy. You have two options: growing it longer than is publicly acceptable and having a qualified beautician painlessly...

Tried & Tested: The Calming Pillow Spray That Will Give You Perfect Night's Sleep

Is there anything more frustrating then putting on your favourite PJs ready for a nice early night only to stare into the darkness for what feels like an eternity as you struggle...

This Model Recovered From Severe Alopecia To Become Rapunzel IRL

With hair being such a huge part of our identities, the thought of our precious lengths falling out and balding is a scary one, but with our stress and anxiety levels rising alopecia...

This Make-Up Artist Creates Trippy AF Face And Body Art Illusions And We're Shook

While the majority of us are still yet to master the humble eyeliner flick, this fierce female is taking the term 'transformation' to trippy new heights, using her body as a canvas...

These LED Pierced Disco Nails Will Guarantee You Slay All Day

It's a known fact that everything is better lit up and sparkly. Case in point? The Eiffel Tower. And birthday cakes, of course! But can the same be said for our nails? The answer...

Believable blonde celebrities

Hair colours trend: Celebs with beige blonde hair Good bye platinum, hello beige - that’s our blonde hair mantra for 2013! We’ve had enough of the constant upkeep that white blonde...

This Sunset Eye Makeup Is Guaranteed To Cure Your Summer Blues

I don't know about you but I'm seriously struggling to come to terms with the fact summer is done for another year when it barely even arrived. But one thing that never fails...

MAC Is Giving Away FREE Lipsticks This Weekend

Mac is the holy grail of lipsticks and anyone who's ever tried (and failed) to remember to keep and count six empties in exchange for a free lipstick will understand just how...

Korean Beauty Secrets: Asian Beauty Tips Every Girl Needs To Know!

Maybe she's born with it, or maybe it's her beauty routine? We all idolize the flawless, radiant skin Korean women possess - their poreless, smooth complexions are nothing short...

Snoop Dogg, Jay Z, Drake?! This Woman Uses Make-Up To Turn Herself Into Male Celebrities!

Never compete with this woman for Best Halloween Costume. You WILL lose. Magali Beauvue is an incredibly talented make-up artist who uses her face as a blank canvas to create...

In Case You Missed It, A Man's Spent £95K To Look Like Kim Kardashian

We all get wanting to look like a celebrity, we'd be lying if we said we didn't have dreams about sugarplum fairies and having legs like Naomi Campbell. That doesn't mean we are...

13 Stages Girls Go Through Before Going To Bed

Going to bed should be the most relaxing part of the day, getting into your comfy PJs, snuggling under your duvet and nodding off to a sound sleep. But it doesn’t quite work like...

I'm A Plastic Surgeon: What It's Like To Be Responsible For Someone's Looks

Being a cosmetic surgeon has got to be one of the most intimidating jobs out there right? Not only do you have to be extremely intelligent, an excellent surgeon, have great personal...