In my beauty bag: Lisa Matson

LISA MATSON: The makeup artist's beauty philosophy is to focus on the things you love about yourself, not the things you don't.

The makeup artist has worked her magic on everyone from supermodels to the TVNZ news team. Here's what products she uses on herself.

What's in our beauty bags gallery

THIS HAIR CREME: If we could afford it, all our hair products would be Kevin Murphy, if just for the fresh, botanical scent. For a starting point, though, we love the anti-frizz power of Easy Rider. Our hairdresser (Hi Matt) says it's a cross between a styling product and a treatment, which can only be good, and we've found it's great for working into damp hair so it dries nicely. It doesn't weigh our hair down, and a little does a long way. Good stuff.

Here's the hair, makeup and skincare products the Stuff team can't put down this month.

Do you raid her beauty products?

LIGHT FINGERED: You know you shouldn't, but it's easy and convenient to steal your partner's beauty products.

Men nicking fancy creams and shampoos cost their partners about $300 a year.

Lip enhancer has disastrous effects

Brittany Forster

She just wanted to look like Kylie Jenner. But this gadget left her bruised and temporarily disfigured.

Cara and Cindy look a bit ... different video

BRITAIN'S NEXT TOP MODEL? David Walliams takes on Cara Delevingne and Cindy Crawford in a new advert for Rimmel's Red Nose Day campaign.

David Walliams gives world's supermodels a bit of a makeunder for beauty brand's charity ad.

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Stay cool, calm and well-coiffed

CARE FOR YOUR HAIR: Overdrying, overconditioning, over-straightening - your hair beauty regime may need some work.

Three summer hair mistakes - and how to fix them.

Get the look: Gugu Mbatha-Raw

Want gorgeous fluttery lashes but don't want to look too Kardashian like? Here's how.

Get the look: Emily Ratajkowski

Why she smears red lippie on her face

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Orlando Bloom's manbun, Taylor Swift conspiracy theories and Fifty Shades-themed nails.

10 Xmas gifts for beauty junkies gallery

From pamper time to primping tools, these are our 10 favourite beauty buys of 2014.

Want to keep up with the beauty times? These products are to 2015 what organic coconut oil was to 2014.

10 beauty products to try in 2015

These products are to 2015 what organic coconut oil was to 2014. Clear space in your medicine cabinet ...

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