Beauty

For people of a certain age, these are the wonder years — the years when you look in the mirror and wonder, “What happened to my face?” If the children’s story “The Saggy Baggy Elephant” is starting to hit a little too close to home, you might want to...
Now that Strictly and Bake Off are back on our screens, the countdown to Christmas is officially on – and what better way to celebrate than deciding which advent calendar you want to treat yourself to? Year after year, beauty brands manage to continually blow our minds with their...
La Prairie, Chanel, Dior, Gucci, La Mer -- what do all these beauty brands have in common? Each one offers high-end beauty products with price tags that can break the bank. And when you can't really afford to spend an amount that rivals your weekly grocery bill on a...
The sun-scorched desert terrain of Joshua Tree is striking, stunning and glorious. But local beauty isn’t confined to the national park. In this small high-desert community, Jeff Hafler has created an oasis of style that’s part salon, part museum and all roadside attraction. Welcome to the Beauty Bubble Salon and...
People who live in cities and do most of their traveling by foot know that you can’t wear just any shoes. Whether you’re looking to up your daily step count or you’re traveling to a walking city, you may assume this means you have to wear chunky sneakers and carry...
Our make-up products can quickly take up space as we replace the old and try out the new. And there’s nothing worse than rooting around a tatty old bag or coat pocket for your favourite lipstick, foundation brush or contour stick in a blind panic. Instead, stay organised in...
The early 2000s were a wild, arguably tragic time for fashion: Some of the “greatest” hits of the era included embroidered low-rise jeans, Von Dutch hats, cowl-neck tops, dresses over jeans and Ugg boots in every color of the rainbow. Anything went in the early aughts ― and the chill...
In tandem with the relentless reports of higher temperatures, extreme weather, natural disasters and depleted resources saturating your newsfeed, you may find yourself experiencing an uptick in anxiety, depression and existential dread — better known as eco-anxiety. A 2020 poll by the American Psychiatric Association found that more than two-thirds...
Boots is helping savvy shoppers prepare for Christmas early by kickstarting three months of festive deals with the return of its popular “star gifts”. The high street retailer nails Christmas presents year after year and is home to a number of brands that are likely to appear on your loved...
When it comes to saving the planet, beauty and skin care brands are realizing that vanity and sanity aren’t mutually exclusive. Consumers and companies alike are subscribing to the idea of going green in an effort to create a cleaner and safer environment, and the beauty industry isn’t new...

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