Beauty news

Big beauty brand opens in Auckland

This is one boutique we'd like to linger in.

Elizabeth Arden's luxurious new Queen Street boutique features spa services - and a spectrophotometer.

Why she got 11 tattoos in a week video

Casey Lubin only had two small tattoos before signing up to the project.

US woman transforms her body into a exhibition of the evolution of permanent body art - in just seven days.

Her shocking hair dye reaction

Yep, we think we'd probably be going to the emergency room too.

If ever you wondered why you should always do a patch test, take heed of this woman's horrific experience.

Cosmetic treatments get ice cold

We have a feeling it wasn't just the cryotherapy that got Gigi Hadid that body.

Want shinier hair, smoother skin, or a more toned body? The answer might be ice.

How Gigi faked a bob

We wonder how itchy that half-wig was on a warm LA afternoon.

On the red carpet she just said it was "tricks of the trade", however her stylist has revealed what really went on.

Miss World NZ to do haka video

Deborah Lambie, centre, celebrates her birthday with other Miss World contestants.

Miss World New Zealand is set to unveil her secret weapon - a haka.

$175k of freebies for selfies

Sophie, Lucy and Stacie Brooks have legions of fans online.

Three sisters in the UK get thousands of dollars worth of gifts from men who follow their social media accounts.

Fight the frizz this summer

Make like Solange Knowles and embrace your curls (with the help of a few frizz-free products).

Hot weather requires a whole new plan of attack for curly hair. These tips and tricks will get you started.

Should we worry about parabens?

Parabens can be found in a variety of  body lotions, sunscreens and shampoos.

Once in a while, new research pops up that makes you wonder about your body lotion.

More men are getting Botox

More men are going under the needle, if not the knife, in hopes of looking better.

It looks like men are catching up to women in one area they've traditionally lagged behind - cosmetic procedures.

Sticky toys ruining kids' hair video

bunchems in hair

An innocent toy... or a "mass of pure evil" that's destroying children's hair and parents' sanity?

Digital beauty store hits the street

Toni Barrett of make-up business Beauty Bliss has opened her first store, following her website's success.

Beauty Bliss is taking its internet fan base to the street.

Tricks to keep you glowing in summer

With good preparation, one can still look properly glamorous even while sweating profusely.

With good preparation, one can still look properly glamorous even while sweating profusely.

New 'oily' hairstyle takes off video

It's known as the "oil slick" affect.

A brand new hair style giving brunettes multi-coloured tones is finding fans online.

'I was addicted to cosmetic surgery'

Reid Ewing plays Dylan, a recurring character on ABC comedy Modern Family.

Modern Family actor Reid Ewing reveals he suffers from body dysmorphic disorder.

Barbers thinning in numbers

Barber Wayne Newman cutting the hair of Sam Fellows at Custom Cutz barbershop.

Some Wellington barber shops are spending up to two years hunting for new staff.

In pics: Barbie's beauty evolution gallery

One constant in Barbie's first few years: a whole lot of fringe.

She's been the same age since 1959, so it makes sense that Barbie's style has changed a little bit.

In photos: Sexiest men in history

Johnny Depp won the accolade in 2003, left, and in 2009, centre. Depp today, left, is showing his years.

As Beckham scores People's title in its 30th year, we look back at past winners to see if their appeal has endured.

'No Muslims' post on salon page

The posts on the Blinks of Bicester's Facebook page have since been deleted.

UK woman arrested after "racially abusive" post on her business Facebook page.

How to copy JLaw's beachy lob

Has Jennifer Lawrence brought her own wind machine along on the red carpet?

She may trip on the red carpet, but she never puts a foot wrong when it comes to her hair and makeup.

Miley's eyelash curler mishap

Who would have guessed we'd ever have something in common with Miley Cyrus?

She snapped off some lashes with the cosmetic tool, and taught us all a valuable lesson.

Laser it or leave it? The body hair debate

Julia Roberts showing off hairy pits at the Notting Hill premiere.

Whether it's gone for good or making a feminist statement, the latest body hair trends are pretty extreme.

In my beauty bag

Lauren Boyle rates sunscreen and a good hair mask as her beauty essentials.

Olympian Lauren Boyle knows her stuff out of the pool too. Here are her picks.

Nail art gets wild

Believe it or not, this is one of the more low-key looks from the event.

These looks are impressive, sure, but do they come with a personal assistant?

In-flight beauty tricks

Make sure to remove your makeup during your flight.

Flying can really take its toll on your skin. Here are our top tips and tricks for happy, post flight skin.

Spray-on nail polish is here

They're calling it the world's fastest manicure.

Throw away your bottles of lacquer, because the future is now.

How to age like an Uptown Girl

With this face, we're taking notes. Looking good, Christie.

Christie Brinkley says she gets Botox in her neck, but never in her forehead.

How to get 'skin fit' this summer

Exercise, healthy eating and plenty of sleep are essential if you want to get glowing skin.

Nothing says healthy like beautiful glowing skin. These seven steps will help you get it.

Always wished you had freckles?

We're wondering if you're meant to apply these over or under makeup.

If you're never going to get the youth-giving specks from the sun, there is another way.

Kim K's cheap skincare pick

What does Kim K have in common with Kiwi women? A Bio-Oil addiction.

It's the top selling item in NZ pharmacies, and it gets the Kardashian tick too.

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