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Kylie's sexy calendar sneak peek

Kylie Jenner calendar

The reality star shares pics from her risque calendar shot by controversial photographer Terry Richardson.

How to rock a faux fringe

Kendall Jenner led the faux-fringe charge last year, with a complimenting top-knot at the American Music Awards.

Want a commitment-free fringe for the party season? Here's how to do it right.

Auckland mum creates sunscreen

Sarah Studd at her Takapuna home with her three children from left: Lulu, Mac and Scarlett.

Auckland mum of three creates sunscreen with fewer synthetic chemicals after fertility challenges.

Who's this new model?

What a beauty. Here's Staz Lindes.

You've likely heard of her dad, but this musician - and new YSL face - is making her own name now.

Sephora customers fume

French cosmetics chain Sephora started delivering to New Zealand earlier this year, but there are no signs of Sephora ...

Kiwi fans of the popular cosmetics retailer are disgruntled at the lack of communication about the whereabouts of their orders.

This week we're obsessed with... gallery

Beau Coops Beale heels, $569, from – Karlya Smith

From the shoe of the week to our most-loved beauty products, this is what our fashion and beauty editors are coveting this week.

Bikini star in photoshop outrage

Tash Oakley opens up about those retouching accusations.

Instagram's A-Bikini-a-Day star opens up about those retouching accusations.

Xmas party beauty essentials gallery

Arm yourself with the products to help you get ready at your desk this festive season.

Go from straight from your desk to any festive-season shindig with this arsenal of makeup tools.

3 uses for out-of-date sunscreen

Don't toss your old sunblock - find other uses for it.

If you've found a bottle of old suncream that's past its best, don't head straight for the bin.

Bra insert as a makeup sponge?

The Molly Cosmetics Silisponge sells for $14, though it's currently out of stock.

People will truly try anything with makeup these days. We're not convinced on this one.

Tested: Float pod therapy

The float pod therapy room at Tory Urban Retreat.

You remember that one episode of The Simpsons? We've tried out a salt float tank.

The best Xmas nail art gallery

These cute Jamberry designs are wraps that you simply heat and press onto your nails.

Get inspired with these festive manicures.

Men are getting botox downstairs

Smooth testicles might be the newest trend in men's health.

At least 15 men have had their scrota injected this year.

Is this haircut hipster or Nazi?

Brad Pitt, high and tight at the 2014 Oscars.

It's time to talk about the haircut known colloquially as the "Hitler Youth".

Most bizarre travel accessory yet video

The Travel Bra has pockets for cash, cards, and passports - just don't try whipping them out at the airport.

With pockets for your passport, cash and credit cards, the Travel Bra is strangely practical.

In my beauty bag

Danijela Unkovich is a nutritionist and blogs about food at

Nutritionist and food blogger Danijela Unkovich knows good skin comes from within.

Blow dry your hair like a pro video

Phoebe Tims demonstrates the perfect form she learned from Matt Forsman.

If life was fair, we'd wake up with perfect hair. It's not, though, so here's how to DIY.

Charcoal, a hot beauty trend

Activated charcoal has been embraced as an unconventional and natural alternative to many products on the market.

Activated charcoal is has been used for years to treat drug overdoses and poisoning. It also has numerous alternative beauty benefits.

New Pirelli calendar revealed

The Pirelli calendar goes makeup-free featuring an interesting mix of actresses, including Nicole Kidman, Jessica ...

Forget the airbrushed glamour models. This year, top actresses went makeup-free for the famous shoot.

First US contestant in hijab

Halima Aden, the 19-year-old Somali-American teen is breaking down barriers in the pageant community.

A 19-year-old Somali-American teen is breaking down barriers in the pageant community.

2016's beauty pageant scandals

The top five from Miss Teen USA this year. Winner Karlie Hay, of Texas, is in the centre.

Lawsuits, lost crowns and mistaken identity - it's been a big year. Then there's Donald Trump.

'Makeup to hide abuse' shocker video

The host taught viewers how to cover up signs of domestic violence with makeup.

A Moroccan TV station taught viewers techniques to cover up signs of domestic violence with cosmetics.

The dumbest beauty trend of 2016 video

Some of our favourite challenges throughout the year.

This was the year of the '100 layer' makeup challenges - pile it on, and rake in the You Tube views.

Tested: Maternity massage

Spa Ayurda adheres to principles of Ayurvedic medicine.

You can't lie on your stomach whilst pregnant, but you can enjoy a very special mum-to-be treatment.

Teen's $1040 makeup spend

At least if you're shopping in a physical Sephora you can't make this mistake.

"So I texted my mother, and now we wait. Either for my death, or a really good makeup haul."

Kylie Jenner apologises to sister

Kylie Jenner has apologised to her sister Kendall after speculation she had undergone lip injections.

After speculation that sister Kendall had undergone lip injections, Kylie revealed it was all just make-up.

This week we're obsessed with...

SHOE OF THE WEEK: Vans men’s Old Skool Reissue DX Green, $199.90, from Clash Boutique Paint from ...

From the shoe of the week to our most-loved beauty products, this is what our fashion and beauty editors are coveting this week.

My Sunday routine: Kylie Bax

Kylie Bax savours her relaxing Sundays.

The Kiwi model loves getting some exercise, scouring flea markets and indulging in some online shopping.

Backstage at Victoria's Secret video

Victoria's Secret Angel Doutzen Kroes spreads her wings.

Go behind the scenes with the Angels as they prep for the world's wildest catwalk show.

5 things damaging your skin

Is it time to switch to a silk pillow case?

Five everyday things that could be ruining your skin without you even realising it.

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