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Beauty: how makeup can help at the hardest times

I attended a close friend’s funeral last week. I’d taken some time off at the end of her life when working my way through...

Jenny Saville: ‘I used to be anti-beauty’

It’s funny to think of Jenny Saville in her studio at 1 am, music blaring, with a vacuum cleaner in hand as she approaches...

Your Beauty Mark: The Ultimate Guide to Eccentric Glamour by Dita Von Teese – digested read

Hello, my darlings. You’ve heard it all before. Downplay the eye makeup if lips are bold and red. Or play up the eyes and...

Beauty: my 2015 winners

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...

Aloe Vera Face Pack for All Skin Type

Aloe Vera is considered by many to be a miracle plant; it has a huge range of skin, health, and hair benefits; Aloe Vera...

Amazing Home Remedies to Remove Sun Tan From Your Body

Summer is here! All you lovely ladies must be excited to put on your summer dress and have some fun outdoors. But all the...

What I learned from online makeup tutorials

Can you give me some easy makeup advice for the party season? Jane, by email Ah, Jane, what a flatterer you are. For you...

Beauty: the best illuminating primers

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...

Beauty: the best new light-reflecting foundations

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...

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Trains, buses and automobiles

Londoners have a tempestuous relationship with transport, and Ken Livingstone will be an outlet for their anger or gratitude come May 1. Whatever you...

The Automobile Club of Egypt by Alaa al-Aswany review – a country on the brink of violent change

In the days before Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak was ousted in February 2011, Alaa al-Aswany, dentist, novelist, and founder member of the democratic movement...

5 Places to Visit that will make you fall in love with Utah

Utah is the apple-of-the-eye of outdoor freaks, with more than 80% of the state set aside for public use. This means lots and lots...