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Things just get weirder: Chest hair bikinis

bikini

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

azra

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

celso

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

We judge attractiveness in 13 milliseconds

julia

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

armpits

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

nose

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

fire

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.

The most awkward Photoshop fails of 2014

Photoshop fails

We're only about halfway through the year, but already the internet's thrown out some insane digital makeovers.

In my beauty bag: Zoe Foster-Blake

Zoe Foster-Blake

Former beauty editor, hilarious author and new mum Zoe Foster-Blake gives us the lowdown on all things beauty.

Best & worst: Haircuts of the World Cup

Hair

From super short and stylish to a dreaded nightmare, we break down the most talked about manes from Brazil 2014.

What has she done to her hair?!

kristen

Kristen Stewart looks like she's been the victim of a tragic Sun-In accident.

Extra credit for hairy pits

hair

Students in the US are being encouraged to defy body hair norms, resulting in revulsion from their peers.

Life in plastic, it's fantastic

Human Barbie

Known for her tiny waist, huge breasts and alien-like eyes - the 'Human Barbie' now has some creepy competition.

What's with all the superfood beauty collabs?

Alexa Chung

Health-food aisle ingredients are popping up in beauty products, so are superfoods actually effective externally?

In my beauty bag: Nikki Lovrich

Nikki Lovrich

As you'd expect, the beauty bag of a makeup pro is full of expertly curated products - but which ones are her faves?

'Real men' versus underwear models

Freddie

There are plenty of 'real women' campaigns around, but what about the men? Well...

Miss America crowns wrong winners, twice

The gaffes continue in the quest to find Miss America 2014.

The gaffes continue in the quest to find Miss America 2014, with two ladies stripped of their crown.

An open letter to fancy beauty salons

magda

OPINION: I'm paying good money, so please stop pointing out that I look like Magda in There's Something About Mary.

Freaky and frightening Japanese beauty trends

Beauty treatments

From the 'F Cup Cookie' to various non-surgical nose jobs, these Japanese gizmos take things way too far.

Chemo for the body, makeup for the soul

Carolyn Wall

Six months after being diagnosed with cancer, Carolyn found out 'how to look like a normal person again'.

Well this is just freaky ...

hair

How do they get 'more air in their hair'? Well, by using creepy green-screen ninjas of course!

Lorde: 'I've grown a lot'

Lorde

The 17-year-old singer talks on bossing up, her badass mum and being the new face of Mac.

9 images that will make you rethink beauty

9 images that will make you rethink beauty

The woman had a simple request. How the artists responded showed a lot about the world.

What girls hear when they're called pretty

Girl

This powerful ad reminds us what happens when girls are always told they're pretty.

Perfumes causing aggressive allergies

perfume

Are there more chemicals being used in perfumes and sprays that are hurting more people than 10 or 20 years ago? Yes.

The sexiest people in the world come from...

Adriana Lima

South American beauties and Australian brawn have come out on top of a poll on geographical hotness.

Beauty: How to avoid red nose day

Beauty

Find yourself constantly re-applying foundation to combat tissue use? Here's how to keep Rudolph at bay...

What has Katy done to herself?!

eyebrow

Slicked down hair, strange braids and those eyebrows! Beauty trends are moving in a strange direction.

Top five beauty pageant fails

beauty

Bad grammar, bumbling, odd role models: here's some next-level model awkwardness.

Why we love watching beauty queens blunder

Beauty queen

People love to jump on the bandwagon, mocking the women who, let’s face it, aren't vying for Mensa membership.

In my beauty bag: Charlotte Devereux

beauty

The always polished woman behind Egg maternity spills on her biggest beauty mistake and her key products.

Miss USA's geography gaffe

nevada

Nia Sanchez, aka Miss Nevada, can't recall the capital city of the very state she represents.

Symmetry isn't always more seductive

Symmetry

A new project by a US fashion photographer challenges the belief that balance is more beautiful.

The art of choosing the right foundation

Foundation

Finding that dream match can be a mission – especially if your complexion is at either extreme of the spectrum.

This week we're obsessed with ...

nicki

Nicki Minaj ditching Barbie-chic, a woman in heels falling over and Christian Bale's secret father.

In my beauty bag: Kati Kasza

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Kati Kasza says keeping a beauty routine simple will make it more achievable.
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