Ingredients to look for in cosmetics and toiletries, and ones to avoidMany personal care products are designed to penetrate the skin, but few have been evaluated for safety. So it pays to take a little time to check what’s in those lotions and potions you use every day. With a little knowledge and a bit of patience, your grooming needn’t cost the earth – nor affect your health.
What to look for when buying cosmeticsMany cosmetics and personal care products contain petroleum derivatives, preservatives, synthetic fragrances and genetically modified ingredients, and other potentially harmful chemicals.
How to look fabulous in photosWith digital cameras and Facebook here to stay, it’s important to know how to find your best angles when the cameras flash
How to apply tinted moisturisersThe biggest mistake most women make when using a tinted moisturiser is to take the name too literally. Tinted moisturisers are a form of light foundation with added hydration. Always use a regular moisturiser, too, unless you have oily skin.
How to achieve the "nude" make-up lookUsing a tinted moisturiser as the base for a classic “nude” make-up look may be no-fuss, but it isn’t care-free. You want to look healthy, radiant and polished, so good pre-make-up grooming is crucial.