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Sam Berns: Teenager whose struggle with disease became the subject of

Sam Berns, who has died at the age of 17, was a teenager whose struggle with a rare genetic condition that accelerates the aging process became the subject of a television documentary. He died from complications of Hutchinson-Gilford progeria syndrome, commonly known as progeria. The Progeria Research Foundation was founded by his parents.

The 10 Best face masks

Whether you want to draw out impurities or plump skin to appear more youthful, pick a product that packs a punch

iStyle: Fancy facial

Pots and potions to perfect your skin aren’t just for ladies. There’s an array of solutions for men too, says Lee Holmes

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How To Be Beautiful: The best supplements for skin, hair and nails

Supplements. Note the name. They're not handy replacements for a healthy diet and lifestyle; they're a nice top-up of the nutrients you need to keep skin, hair and nails in good nick – usual suspects such as vitamins A, C and E plus minerals such as zinc, iron and silica.

On the fast track to happiness

For one crew represented at this year's London Marathon, running is about so much more than keeping fit, discovers Ian Burrell