How to fix that jolly red nose


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

Taming your mane

Bad hair day

It's easy to think of summer as the time of the year that's toughest on hair but winter also plays havoc.

Beauty turns back the clock

Cara Delevigne

In case you missed the memo: 80s beauty is back.

Anna Paquin's shock new look


Sick of her once contractually-obliged blonde, the Kiwi actress has gone for a very different 'do.

The rise of the 'designer vagina'


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

In my beauty bag: Yvonne Bennetti

Yvonne Bennetti

She's known for dressing some of NZ's most glam women - so which products are on her must-have list?

Sexy fireman calendar stars first woman


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

25 beauty hacks for lazy-broke girls


Who actually throws their mascara out after six months? We ain't got time for that.

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.

In pics: Men with flowers in their beards


Lads are now adorning their chins with daisies: wow, facial hair has really jumped the shark.

This week we're obsessed with

obsessed with

Tom Hanks' finest moment, some sexy clubbers, a new top model and elephants having some down time.

We love this makeup-free video


This made us so happy we thought we'd share.

We love: Body oils


This Sunday we look at some of the best body oils on the market.

Beauty: New arrivals

new arrivals

This week's new arrivals in the beauty world.

Beauty: Lid primers and no-brows


Prefer it if your eye makeup didn’t look like a smudged mess by lunchtime? We’ve found the solution.

World Cup beauty loses modelling contract


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


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

World Cup fan gets major modelling deal


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


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

Extra credit for hairy pits


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

Beauty: After glow


Anti-pigmentation products may be just the thing to get you closer to complexion perfection.

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?

Shaaanxo at a million, and rising

Shannon Harris

What does a million YouTube subscribers do for your confidence? Just ask Shannnon Harris.

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


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


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 ...


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

Lorde: 'I've grown a lot'


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.

Beauty: Alphabet Soup

Angelina Jolie

Learn the difference between BB and CC cream, before the new DD cream arrives - and yes, they are coming.

What girls hear when they're called pretty


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

Perfumes causing aggressive allergies


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

Men: This is your new style icon


In the nineties ladies requested 'The Rachel', well now men are asking their barber for 'The Ricki'.

Beauty: Take it all off

eye makeup

Not all makeup removers are up to the job. The superior stand out.

15-year-old signs with Kate Moss' agency

juliette perkins

Juliette Perkins has landed a modelling contract with one of the biggest agencies in the world.

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


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

What has Katy done to herself?!


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

Top five beauty pageant fails


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


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

Four tips to tame winter hair

	 winter hair

Cold air, indoor heating and hot tools team up in winter to create the perfect storm for dry hair and sensitive scalps.
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