Two weeks after the Democrats’ historic, 26-hour sit-in demanding House votes on gun control legislation, Democrats have kept their drumbeat alive on the House floor, while advocates have held parallel...

I attended a close friend’s funeral last week. I’d taken some times off at the end of her life, when working my way through a pile of product testers was the last thing I felt like doing, but she unknowingly...

It’s funny to think of Jenny Saville in her studio at 1am, music blaring, with vacuum cleaner in hand as she approaches one of her canvases and starts sucking great lines through her work. That it should...

Hallo, my darlings. You’ve heard it all before. Downplay the eye makeup if lips are bold and red. Or play up the eyes and keep the lips nude. Nude? I say: “Never!” Your lips should be blood-red and...

While the shops sell off the dregs of the Christmas sparkle and prepare to re-rack with slightly weird pastels few of us know what to do with, it seems a good time to look back at my best – or favourite...

Aloe Vera is considered by many to be a miracle plant, it has a huge range of skin, health and hair benefits; Aloe Vera juice is used in foods, energy drinks, as well as for medicinal purposes. Used since...

Summer is here! All you lovely ladies must be excited to put on your summer dress and have some fun outdoors. But all the fun goes away as you get the ugly tan not only in your face but also hands and...

Can you give me some easy makeup advice for the party season? Jane, by email Ah, Jane, what a flatterer you are. For you to imagine I possess in-depth knowledge about makeup is very sweet indeed, especially...

Few things are more infuriating to a beauty nerd than the discontinuation of a beloved product. Such is the case with Dior’s Glow Maximiser (£29), a golden, light-reflecting primer balm that gives all...

The hugely popular YSL foundation Le Teint Touche Eclat (£32.50) has been reformulated to make it longer-lasting. That’s great news if your skin is oily, or if you’re experiencing hot flashes; it’s...