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The festive season's a busy and tiring time which can take its toll on your skin. Cover up dark circles and blemishes with these clever concealers

Carola Long: To pluck or not to pluck? I must admit I'm divided...

At the risk of sounding like someone who's spent too much time in therapy, I'm "conflicted" about the latest rise of the bushy brow.

Kurt Cobain's favourites The Vaselines' kiss and make up

It almost feels like the subtitle for our band should be 'The Vaselines: As Endorsed By Nirvana'," says Eugene Kelly. "But we can't avoid that, it's part of our history. If it wasn't for Kurt Cobain we'd be just another group who released a couple of singles and an album, then disappeared into obscurity."

The ten best make-up palettes

Chosen by Carola Long

The ten best mascaras

Chosen by Harriet Walker

Amazon tribes block hydroelectric plant

About 300 Amazon Indians have prevented workers from entering or leaving the construction site of a hydroelectric plant that protesters say is on an ancient burial ground, according to reports from Brazil's official news agency.

Changing faces: Beauty trends from the catwalk

Bronzed skin, sultry eyes and a tangerine pout. Revamp your look for summer with beauty trends straight from the catwalk, says Harriet Walker

Mitch Griffiths - The Promised Land

The latest exhibition by BP Portrait Award winner Mitch Griffiths uses a painting style reminiscent of the Old Masters to illustrate social issues in contemporary Britain.

The ten best lipsticks

Chosen by Beth Dadswell

Caught by the fuzz: Moustaches are back

After years in the fashion wilderness, moustaches are back. But what's a chap to do if he can't actually grow one? Archie Bland goes on a face odyssey

Dress code: Beverley Knight, Singer

What are you wearing right now?

A pair of black Vera Moda jeggings with ankle zips, and an ASOS grey long-sleeved jersey padded shoulder top. And a pair of Diesel Black Gold platform wedge heeled lace-up boots.

The ten best sci-fi films

From joyful space operas to philosophical epics, and gritty dramas set in futuristic dysptopias to heart-rending family fables, the diversity of the sci-fi genre has generated and sustained a massive fan base for decades. But what films make up the best of this ever expanding genre?

As chosen by the experts of totalscifionline.com, we present a guide to the ten best sci-fi movies of all time.

Please click on the image (right) to launch the guide.

The full list of top 100 films can be found at totalscifionline.com/features/3809

LHC 'atom smasher' restart delayed yet again

Repairs to two small helium leaks in the world's largest atom smasher will delay the restart of the giant machine another month until November, a spokesman for the operator said.

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