This is what perfect looks like?


If you ask men and women what they think the perfect body is, you're going to get two very different answers.

Beauty of the mature woman Lupita's moving speech about beauty

On the Brazilian mullet

bikini Yes, there's a new hair-down-there trend and, well, we're struggling to get our heads around it.

When someone calls you ugly...

Leandra Medine Since when did opting out of wearing make-up give people free reign to judge?

Feel-good fragrances

Benedicte Foucart OPINION: Fragrance has a huge psychological effect, but until recently evidence was anecdotal, not scientific.

Bikini models told to tone up

Scales Outcry from pageant 'haters' when director and judge told finalists to "tone up".

This is a bit misguided ...

The ad that tricks women into thinking a 'beauty patch' can solve low self-esteem. The ad that tricks women into thinking a 'beauty patch' can solve low self-esteem.

Runway model's beauty secrets

Which products do top models actually use? One of the stars of iD Dunedin Fashion Week fills us in...

When to throw out products

Well this is insulting

On trend: Marvellous matte

matte Glossy lips be gone, the pendulum is swinging back the other way as matte textures come back into fashion.

Beauty buys: Purple reign

Pinky-purple has been crowned colour of the year, why not incorporate it into your beauty routine?

Date night appeal

NYE beauty inspiration

How to get Downton's hairdos

Were you glued to Downton last night? Here's how to get the sort of 20s-inspired hair Lady Edith would kill for.

Splurge or steal? CC Creams

CC The latest skin perfecting product is taking over. So should you fork out or stick to a budget?

Our fave celeb hair products

Sure, they've got damn good locks - but should you actually give Katie, Jen and Claudia's haircare brands a go?

Nail this season's hottest shades

Pencil-case beauty tools

The secret to perfect falsies

The funny little tool that makes power-lash application all the easier.

See her secret confession

beauty People reveal the things they go to great effort to cover up, and show there's nothing wrong with a bit of camo.

Get your glitz on all night long

Got a glitzy evening planned? We have the knowledge to help you glow in the dark.

An honest makeup tutorial

Lost in translation

Next season's most-wanted

Gilded gold shadows, molten chocolate enamel, luxurious multitaskers and more.

Pump up the volume

Kate Beckinsale We put the latest hair thickening product to the test, because who doesn't want fuller, bouncier tresses?

Face-off: Automated curlers

Moving your arm to curl your hair - so outdated! These days the new hair tools take care of the motion for you.

This will change your life

A new way of colouring hair

Celeb fave brands we can buy

Three cult A-list beauty must-haves we've just discovered we can get shipped to NZ!

Hair how-to video: The quiff

Hair Nothing to fashion-forward in less than five minutes? Deal.

Beauty how-to video: 20s waves

Feeling inspired by Great Gatsby? Learn how to fingerwave your hair in this video tutorial.

How to get a scarf updo

Let your lips do the talking

Hair how-to: The French roll

Roll it like Bardot with this sexy yet sophisticated up-do.

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