Rebecca Gonsalves works on The Independent's Fashion Desk.
30 August 2014 12:00 AM
Something swish in gorgeous packaging and chock-full of rare ingredients will no doubt make you feel glamorous, but that's not to say that you have to spend a king's ransom on every item in your make-up bag.
30 August 2014 12:00 AM
23 August 2014 12:00 AM
When heading off for another day at the coalface, it can be tempting to lug around half the contents of a beauty counter in your handbag just in case, but a subtle flush of colour on cheeks and lips is usually all you need to keep things perky when you feel yourself beginning to flag.
19 August 2014 12:00 AM
A new collaboration by jeans brand Current/Elliot with Charlotte Gainsbourg introduces her trademark Anglo-French style to the American denim label, writes Rebecca Gonsalves
16 August 2014 12:00 AM
The restrictions on carrying liquids on planes may be a pain, but they're hardly new which is why I'm always astounded by those who moan about the expensive perfume they've just had to sacrifice at security.
10 August 2014 06:22 PM
After winning plaudits for his innovative use of colour, the Scottish designer is lending his talents to Lyle & Scott – proving that the heritage brand has much more to offer than golfing attire
09 August 2014 12:00 AM
Taking care of our skin seems to come naturally in the winter, but it's just as important in the summer when the heat can lead to dehydration and exposure to sun can leave lasting damage.
04 August 2014 12:34 AM
The summer sales may have been and gone, but don’t panic, says Rebecca Gonsalves – there's still plenty left in the shops for your holiday wardrobe
02 August 2014 12:00 AM
It's no secret that the summer can wreak havoc with your locks – if it's not all the heat-induced extra shampooing while at home, the joys of a holiday can wane when strong sunshine, salt water and chlorine turn your barnet into a bird's nest.
31 July 2014 12:00 AM
Christian Louboutin’s signature flash of red is the inspiration for the designer’s first foray into the world of cosmetics, writes Rebecca Gonsalves
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