Life & Style

Shimmer makeup for age 40+

A glittery look isn't just for teens - watch how The Style Insider pulls it off.

6 tips for dealing with dandruff

Ah, the dreaded 'd' word. Sure, it's not the sexiest of topics, but those tiny white flecks are a pervasive problem.

Miss Universe NZ bags show

Beauty queen blasts "cold" and "loud" Canterbury Fashion Week show.

The pressures of blooming early

There is time in a long life to try many different things. It's OK to take your time.

Botox is the latest must-have accessory

Welcome to beauty, 2016. Thin lips? Injectables can fix that. Patchy eyebrows? Brow tattoos are an option.

Arnott's Shapes: taste test

There was outrage when Arnott's changed its Shapes biscuits - but how bad are they really?

Lamb with 40 garlic cloves

France's famous 'chicken with 40 garlic cloves' is even better done with lamb.

Creamy chicken soup

When sweet and citrus meet

Lea Seydoux joins Louis Vuitton's campaign

French actress Lea Seydoux is the latest star to spruik fashion label Louis Vuitton.

Fashion show's 'faux pas'

The group of mums expected a VIP experience. Instead, they say they got third-row seats and a goodie bag full of "spam"

'I want to change the world'

Gisele gives a catwalk lesson

Vogue's latest Royal cover girl

Unafraid of links to her husband's late mother, Kate fronts fashion magazine's centenary.

Prince's bike a 'Purple Rain' icon

Prince Rogers Nelson, the Grammy-winning pop star who died April 21, loved music - and motorcycles.

Jaguar SUV races roads well travelled

We put Jaguar's top handling claims for its first-ever SUV to the test in Europe ahead of its NZ launch.

This Jaguar is a powerful 'Predator'

Introducing the i-Cockpit

Monster McLaren price predicted

Deep pockets will be needed if you want this gem from McLaren.

Book returned... 68 years late

She borrowed the book as a child and returned it as a grandmother - but avoids a $7,300 fine.

The next chapter

"I have an ultimate faith that there will always be a market for books, for stories, for information, for something produced beautifully," Rachel Pope says.

Review: The Drowned Detective

Suzanne McFadden: Best Books I Never Wrote

"I knock on wood every day"

Think you're not superstitious? You'd be surprised at the everyday habits that began life as superstitions.

Afternoon trivia quiz: May 1

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