10 years since the launch of his iconic Black Orchid scent, Tom Ford is celebrating with a limited edition collection, writes Emma Akbareian
Keep your pout in tip-top shape from day to night with beauty’s most tenacious lippie yet, writes Sarah Young
While the occasional spree can be forgiven, for most of us forking out on lust-worthy cosmetics isn’t something we can afford to do all the time. Olivia O’Grady investigates which high street beauty bargains measure up to their cult-classic counterparts
The Asian-inspired trend is a quick fix for every beauty need, writes Emma Akbareian
Cosmetics giant Revlon is hoping to revive the fortunes of unprofitable Elizabeth Arden
The nail polish is sourced from natural ingredients in two classic KFC flavours: hot and spicy and original
It amazes me that it has taken all my life for British men to enter this self-transformation game.
The models, who are also employees at the cosmetics company, said they also received a hugely positive response
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."
Charlotte Tilbury Lip Lustre Red Vixen, £17, net-a-porter.com
(From left to right) 1. Lipstick in neon orange, £15, maccosmetics.co.uk
Beauty rules dictate that strong eyes call for a subtle lip, and as bright shadows tend to come into their own in the summer, it makes sense that now is perhaps the time to step away from the matte lipstick.
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.
Beauty, like fashion, feeds on novelty only to a certain extent. Cosmetics' shades and textures change seasonally with the clothes they accompany on the catwalks, but in the same way that there are some things in your wardrobe that thankfully stay pretty much the same year-in, year-out (the classic white tee, a trench coat, your pants… that kind of thing), there are a few essentials in your make-up bag that rarely alter.
Sometimes it seems that the world can be divided into two types of people – those who can live without lip balm and those who can't. I'm firmly in the second camp – and never more so than in the deep midwinter, when icy winds and drying central heating conspire to shred my lips.