How to colour correct: A cheat sheet

Thanks to a new spin on concealer multi-coloured hues are your answer to skin tone perfection. Sarah Young investigates why it’s time to master colour correcting formulas 

10 best foundations

Get a little helping hand when it comes to complexion perfection with our pick of the best bases

Ruth Patrick: Campaigner whose work galvanised the environmental

Ruth Patrick's studies of freshwater ecology in the 1930s helped galvanise the later environmental movement, and her success in a profession dominated by men charted a course for other female scientists. She began focusing on ecology at a time when the dangers of pollution barely pierced the public consciousness; her husband, the entomologist Charles Hodge IV, described life with her as "like being married to the tail of a comet."

Pucker Up

Fashion favourite Sophia Webster’s new range of lipsticks for Revlon come with an added kick, says Rebecca Gonsalves

The 10 best blushers

Whatever the formulation, a flush of colour will ensure you look in rude health, even when you're not feeling your best

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The 10 Best beauty under £10

We’re all feeling the pinch at this time of year, but that doesn’t mean you can’t reboot the contents of your beauty bag

Mistletoe and wine

Take inspiration from Sir Cliff for your beauty look this season, with berry lips that are as bold as you like, says Rebecca Gonsalves

The 10 best beauty gift sets

Cheap and cheerful or a luxurious treat, there are perfectly packaged stocking fillers to suit every budget and age