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Meet Miss Universe NZ: Rachel Millns

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The pageant queen from Waikanae is ready to take on the world, nay, universe.

The world's sexiest criminal? Stephanie Beaudoin

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Move over Jeremy Meeks, Ms Beaudoin now has the world's attention for being really, really good looking.

Being 44 means it's finally OK to be ugly

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OPINION: When I was in my 20s and 30s, there were times when I was beautiful. Now I aim for 'inoffensive'.

Botox could 'stunt emotional growth'

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New research has found that "frozen face" prevents young people from learning how to fully express their emotions.

Beyonce accused of photoshopping her thigh gap

Beyonce

Beyonce's latest bikini snaps aren't quite what they seem ... and fans aren't happy.

Beautyheaven's top 10 beauty products

MAC eye shadow

Beautyheaven's top beauty products of all time include a fruity fragrance, a hand sanitiser and a premium skin serum.

Waist trainers: hourglass shape minus the workout

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Women in search of hourglass shapes are foregoing personal comfort and donning corset-like devices to whittle their waists.

In pictures: Miss America 2015

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Tears were shed, bikinis were worn and a wardrobe malfunction occurred. All in a day's pageantry.

Unconventional beauty lands fashion campaign (spoiler)

Chantelle Brown-Young

Top model contestant Chantelle Brown-Young's unique look has helped her land a fashion campaign.

Celebrity swimsuit selfies: what we can learn

Lara Bingle

Don't be fooled by the perfect curves and artful angles - when it come to celeb bikini shots, it's all smoke and mirrors.

Lorde is all-natural on the cover of Elle

Lorde

It's not strictly makeup-free, but Lorde's latest mag cover is refreshingly natural - and we love it.

Top model gets bacon tattoo... say what?

Cara Delevingne

We all know Cara Delevingne isn't afraid to express herself, but her latest ink gives 'salty' a whole new meaning.

'I'd rather be fat than shallow' - Lady Gaga

Gaga

She's previously admitted to suffering from eating disorders, and now Gaga has responded to the haters.

Joan Rivers' passion for plastic surgery lives on

Joan Rivers

"I've had so much plastic surgery, when I die, they'll donate my body to Tupperware," Joan Rivers once joked.

In my beauty bag: Jenene Crossan

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She runs a spa booking service and so knows a thing or two about pampering, here are her secrets.

Gluten-free beauty products... say what?

Beauty

There may be more to a gluten-free lifestyle than just cutting bread out of your diet.

Will back hair ever be sexy?

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Society has embraced beards and chest hair, but why is getting rid of back hair still seen as a manscaping must?

Beauty queen on the run with crown

Beauty queen on the run with crown

She was her country's first 'beauty queen' in over 50 years, until she absconded with her crown.

Charlize Theron calls BS on beauty standards

Charlize Theron

Charlize Theron says it's strange the industry links beauty with youth when women are at their most sensual in their 40s.

Rosie H-W spills her beauty secrets

Rosie Huntington-Whiteley

She of the glorious mane and flawless skin shares her health, beauty and lifestyle tips - you don't want to miss this.

Model blasts brand for 'drastic' Photoshopping

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A swimwear model has just taken a very public stand against Photoshopped pictures of her body.

Butts are back in a big way

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From the popularity of squat challenges to the rise and rise of Kim K and Iggy - the curvy behind is here to stay.

In My Beauty Bag: Emily Trenberth

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How does she manage to look so fabulous while backpacking with haste? We find out.

Lupita Nyong'o reveals her beauty tips

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Lupita Nyong'o has dished her beauty secrets. Two words: avocado oil.

One man's heartwarming random acts of kindness

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Mark Bustos spends every Sunday - his only day off - doing his part to help the less fortunate.

Is this the future of beauty?

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Watch this model's face magically transform, fusing modern technology with the art of makeup.

There's no 'right' kind of bikini body

Fatkini

Women shouldn't be forced to waste time staging rebellions over how much space our bodies are entitled to take up.

When lips become cartoon characters

Cartoon

Most of us struggle to master even the simplest makeup, but this artist takes statement lips to a whole new level.

Jennifer Aniston slams plastic surgery

Jennifer Aniston

The 45-year-old actress says there's no way she would 'inject s--t into her face' or go under the knife.

Things just get weirder: Chest hair bikinis

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Lads across the globe are shaving their chest hairs into itsy witsy, teensy weensy ...

Fatkini hashtag inspires sexiness at any size

Swimsuits

More and more women are getting on board with a new hashtag which celebrates swimsuit sexiness at any size.

Cristiano Ronaldo's bizarre new gig

Cristiano Ronaldo

Cristiano Ronaldo spruiks a creepy facial contraption in the most bizarre celebrity endorsement yet.

Matching ink: the ultimate symbol of friendship?

Tattoos

Model BFFs Cara Delevingne and Jourdan Dunn have kicked off a new fashion trend, but is it a bit much?

In my beauty bag: Azra Kujovic

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She's surrounded by luxury beauty products and knows how to use them. Here are her top tricks and tips.

The newest human Ken doll

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A 20-year-old Brazilian is the latest person to spend thousands to look plastic, quite literally.

We judge attractiveness in 13 milliseconds

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We do it fast, we do it instinctively and sometimes our first impressions are correct.

The lowdown on beauty buzzwords

Makeup

These days deciphering labels on beauty products practically requires a science degree. Here's all you need to know...

Chinese women share unshaven armpit selfies

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The selfies-for-empowerment technique spreads to China, where women are embracing their hairy pits.

Kim Kardashian posts makeup free selfie

Kim Kardashian

Rarer than the bikini selfie and far, far rarer than the duckface selfie - behold Kim Kardashian minus the warpaint.

Sabina Altynbekova's beauty causes a storm

Her beauty caused a storm

This young woman just wants to play volleyball. Her many, many new online fans won't let that happen.

Have we reached 'peak brow'?

Lily Collins

After meticulously crafting hairy caterpillars onto our face, the trend is about to do a 180.

Gisele goes makeup free in new campaign

Gisele

Gisele has pulled the ultimate cosmetic humble brag - going makeup free in a high fashion campaign.

How to fix that jolly red nose

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Sun lover: probably. Christmas elf: maybe annually. Bit of a drinker: most likely. Not a good look: definitely.

The rise of the 'designer vagina'

Underwear

A recent study suggests one in five women are interested in having cosmetic vaginal surgery.

Sexy fireman calendar stars first woman

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The now truly famous annual New York Fire Department calendar has its first female pinup: all for a good cause.

One woman's obsession with Kim Kardashian

Kim K

This woman has shelled out thousands in a quest to emulate her idol: as if one Kim Kardashian wasn't enough.

Yes, the 'hairy legs club' is a thing

Hairy legs

Behold, a forum for females who refuse to be slaves to the razor... don't say we didn't warn you.

World Cup beauty loses modelling contract

Axelle

L’Oreal cuts ties with World Cup fan after a flood of criticism over pics of her hunting.

World Cup model fan in hunting controversy

Axelle

The teen model talent-spotted at the World Cup is now embroiled in a hunting scandal.

World Cup fan gets major modelling deal

Axelle

Belgian fan was just a face in the World Cup crowd; now she's scored a major modelling gig.
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