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Meet the Thor of football

Is Iceland's Birkir Bjarnason causing global warming?

Young Brad Pitt, or Norse god? Either way, it's Icelandic footballer Birkir Bjarnason.

This woman can turn herself into anyone

Her transformation into The Queen takes the cake.

This master of makeup artists is at it again with some incredible transformations.

Banish blackheads with glue? video

Save time and money with this beauty shortcut.

Try this cheap beauty hack for those pesky blackheads.

Five beauty myths busted

Feel the serenity that comes along with not wasting your money on treatments that don't do anything.

There's a lot of tiger balm, snake oil and half-truths in the beauty industry.

Miranda Kerr's miracle 'divorce tonic'

Miranda Kerr says she suffered from depression after the breakdown of her marriage to actor Orlando Bloom.

The Aussie model shares a potion she used for depression with the Australia's Next Top Model cast.

'Modelling enabled my depression'

Former model Ainsley McWha, 38, now has a much happier life in Idaho.

The life of a model may sound glamorous but it left one woman stuck in a cycle of crippling darkness.

Glamour model Zilda dissected

Zilda Williams is hoping to land a TV presenting or acting role.

She graced the pages of raunchy lads mags in her underwear. Now, Kiwi model Zilda Williams wants to change all that.

'Lipstick strikes fear in all men'

Olivia Wilde is convinced her fiance's aversion to a vibrant makeup mouth is something every male shares.

Actress Olivia Wilde says her partner's hatred of bright lippy is common to all men.

New industry wedding awards

Louise Campbell is eager to start planning for next year's Taranaki Wedding Industry Awards.

"It's a night to appreciate those who make someone else's day a special memory."

A tear-jerking makeup tutorial

Christa's contouring tutorial is much more than just a makeup look.

"Your experiences, your bad and your good, are you... It makes you powerful."

Makeup or optical illusion?

These makeup effects are like something out of The Ring.

Prepare to have your mind blown by this clever face artistry.

$14,000 to look like a human Barbie

Alicia Amira enjoys life as a human Barbie.

Alicia Amira has quite literally turned herself into a Barbie girl.

Why the long face?

Ruby Hamad, right, flashes her gummy smile.

Hard to believe, but long face syndrome is actually a thing.

Katy reignites feud with Taylor

Katy Perry and Taylor Swift were friends, once upon a time...

Katy Perry's new fragrance just happens to be called "Mad Love". Sound familiar?

Make a lip stain from glue? video

These beauty bloggers create their very own lip stain using glue.

We know long-lasting lipsticks are sticky, but this is a whole new level.

Backlash over 'mom hair'

Lara Bingle Worthington made headlines in 2015 when she cut of her long locks after giving birth to her son.

New York Times draws the ire of the internet for comparing mothers' hair styles to the frumpy fashion equivalent of "mom jeans".

Daisy Ridley's facial disaster video

Daisy Ridley's homemade face mask.

British actor's face turns yellow after a mishap with a homemade turmeric mask.

In my beauty bag

Esther Stephens keeps things a bit more pared back

Esther Stephens plays Rita West's nemesis, Ngaire Munroe on TV3's Westside.

Luxury facials we love

Relax in Elizabeth Arden's treatment room at its new boutique on Queen Street.

No tropical holiday planned? Escape to the salon for a relaxing facial instead.

Hairdressers shape up to compete

Kellie-Ann Lester of Vie Salon has made the final cut for the 2016 Wella TrendVision competition in Australia.

"My inspiration was from a mink coat."

World's highest hairdo lives on

Singer Amy Winehouse made the Beehive her signature.

Big hair, don't care - the beehive's popularity has endured for more than 50 years.

10 things nails can tell you

Even the rate of growth of our nails can tell us that all is not well with the rest of the body.

You can learn a lot about your overall health from the state of your nails.

Camel's milk for your skin?

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Camel's milk is the latest trend promising to deliver amazing skincare results.

Gluten free beauty is a thing

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Some people skip the bread basket for their gut health, others are now doing it for their skin.

She creates curls with a bamboo skewer

Valjermayne's hair is naturally very straight, but not after this technique.

Check out this clever beauty hack for getting perfectly tiny spiral curls.

Pink lippy for every woman

L'Oreal's La Vie en Rose collection celebrates the colour pink, with a shade available for every woman.

How to wear different shades of pink lipstick for every moment and every skin tone.

#PinkObsession video

Doutzen Kroes and Eva Longoria are part of the new L'Oreal Paris campaign for the La Vie en Rose pink lipstick collection.

What do Eva, Doutzen, Naomi, Julianne and Natasha have in common?

Israel's transgender beauty pageant video

Talin Abu-Hana is announced as the winner.

Winner says historic event helps trans people "be accepted and seen as humans".

Colouring your hair at home

Adding highlights is not only a great way to frame your face and boost skin but is also incredibly easy to do at home.

Four tips to ensure you get the best result every time you do a home colour treatment.

A ruler to contour your face?

Making sure the cheekbone contouring is perfectly symmetrical.

Who knew geometry could make you so glamorous.

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