It’s time to retire the foundation bottle because sponge filled compacts are in. Sarah Young discusses why the beauty industry’s latest trend is here for keeps
Autumn/Winter’s must-have make-up trend is moody and intense. Sarah Young investigates the beauty industry’s new take on a nostalgic favourite
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
Cosmetics giant Revlon is hoping to revive the fortunes of unprofitable Elizabeth Arden
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
Get a little helping hand when it comes to complexion perfection with our pick of the best bases
Sunset Stripped Party Lashes £7.99, Katy Perry for Eylure, eylure.co.uk
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."
Fashion favourite Sophia Webster’s new range of lipsticks for Revlon come with an added kick, says Rebecca Gonsalves
Whatever the formulation, a flush of colour will ensure you look in rude health, even when you're not feeling your best
Some women can do lipstick – the ones you never see without their signature shade; morning, noon or night, it's still in place, no fading or feathering.
Chanel make-up, which in the past has included the sort of coveted treats that inspire waiting lists (see their nail polishes Jade and Particulière), has some rather daring new products in their summer 2013 collection, out next month.
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
Take inspiration from Sir Cliff for your beauty look this season, with berry lips that are as bold as you like, says Rebecca Gonsalves
Cheap and cheerful or a luxurious treat, there are perfectly packaged stocking fillers to suit every budget and age
Bright colour on the eyes is tricky, even for the committed cosmetics-wearer.