The best moisturiser boosters

In Clinique ID we see effective innovation, as well as the answer to a problem that needed fixingBeauty icon Clinique, having got things frustratingly wrong for about five years on the trot, has,...

Can’t deal with the cold? It’s time to rediscover your busy bathing schedule

It’s far too freezing to go out, so instead stay in and indulge yourself with a daily regime this winterI cannot deal with the cold weather. Please, save me.Me, my deskI don’t know if...

Birmingham brought to standstill by YouTuber James Charles

Teenage makeup vlogger’s appearance at shopping centre causes gridlock in cityBirmingham was brought to a standstill on Saturday, with motorists abandoning cars and the city gridlocked for hours after thousands of teenagers flooded the city...

Lose the blues, it’s time to make a new start

Embrace uncertainty and stride forward; begin with a nail polish rebootI’ve succeeded in my first attempt at ‘dry Jan’, which has included staying off social media, too. And, brilliantly, I’m back to singing to...

It’s a lie that beauty is power. So why did I let my parents...

When life hurts, I blame my face. And also my body. My skin, hair, nails – it’s all fair game. That’s how women are conditionedIt’s the summer of 2016 and things aren’t going well....

Beauty tips: how to shine without looking ‘sweaty’

There is now an array of potions and powders that will give you that authentic dewy lookWe don’t call it shiny, we call it “dewy”, we call it “fresh”, we call it any word,...

The best new jelly moisturisers

These Korean skincare-inspired cooling gels are great for hormonal skin both young and olderI confess I was initially snippy about the craze for jelly-textured moisturisers, mainly because I felt I’d been here before. The...

Seven ways to tackle dry skin in winter

Cold weather is the nemesis of silky skin – but ditching the hot showers, exfoliants and woolly jumpers might helpWrap up against the coldColder, drier air during the winter months means the water in your...

The best products for fabulous feet

I enjoy the foot challenge – thorough and robust exfoliation yields satisfying resultsPeople often tell me they are repulsed by feet. They’re gross and repellent, apparently. And while I can see where they’re coming...

Does the ‘foreskin facial’ mark the end of the world?

Kate Beckinsale is the latest celebrity to try the treatment, which uses a serum derived from babies’ circumcised penises. Has anti-ageing finally gone too far?Name: The foreskin facial.Age: At least a week old.Appearance: A serum cloned from...