Tip Of The Day

Tip of the Day: 31.07.2015

If your hair has a lot of static, the worst thing can be to brush it.  Try one of those 'drier sheets' used in the...

Tip of the Day: 30.07.2015

Make-up artist Vincent Longo loves liquid eyeliner, but advises: the key is to apply the liner after you've finished...

Tip of the Day: 29.07.2015

If you've nicked your nail polish and the nail's showing, fill the spot with a tiny drop of matching colour and let it...

Tip of the Day: 27.07.2015

Make sure nails are completely dry before cutting:  wet nails are more prone to...

Tip of the Day: 24.07.2015

More eightysomething wisdom from the glorious Daphne Selfe, on how to stay slender and healthy: 'Cook from scratch and...

Tip of the Day: 23.07.2015

Another great fake tan tip from Scott Barnes: 'If you hate the way fake tan wears off, soak in a tub until you prune...

Tip of the Day: 22.07.2015

From fake-tan man to the stars Scott Barnes: 'Streaks and dark patches on elbows or knees - we've all had that...

Tip of the Day: 21.07.2015

From the fabulous Daphne Selfe - still modelling in her 80s - 'I have always exercised: I think too many people today...

Tip of the Day: 20.07.2015

If you've touchy skin, look for rose as an ingredient: it naturally soothes and reduces redness, explaining why it's...

Tip of the Day: 17.07.2015

We find that ‘dual-phase’ eye make-up removers tend to work best, even if you aren’t wearing waterproof...

Tip of the Day: 16.07.2015

If you've zero time to do your make-up, simply focus on your brows - fill them in and brush them, and just add a sweep...

Tip of the Day: 15.07.2015

Pluckers witha a low pain threshold can apply a dab of babies' teething gel beforehand to slightly numb the...

Tip of the Day: 14.07.2015

Blink often!  We spend so many hours in front of screens these days, we can forget to blink.  Flutter your eyelashes...

Tip of the Day: 11.07.2015

If you suffer from sweaty palms, wipe hands on rice paper tissues (face blotting tissues) before an important meeting....

Tip of the Day: 10.07.15

Lots of brands make oil-blotting tissues, but you can use regular tissues to get shine-defying results.  Peel the two...

Tip of the Day: 09.07.2015

Does your compact foundation have air holes which allow the sponge applicator to dry between uses? If not, store it...

Tip of the Day: 08.07.2015

When using an exfoliator, never rub the fragile eye zone or any of the lines around eyes. Exfoliating particles can...

Tip of the Day: 07.07.2015

From manicurist Midge Killen: 'The best way to use nail polish is to apply it to cold hands.  If hands are hot, rinse...

Tip of the Day: 06.07.2015

To save time, Bobbi Brown keeps her body oil in the shower and sloshes it on while skin's still damp.  Then simply pat...

Tip of the Day: 03.07.2015

Your second step after foundation should be to apply blusher or bronzer:  it’s amazing how it brightens the face, so...

Tip of the Day 02.07.2015

When taking supplements, do always read the instructions carefully and follow them, and give supplements time to...

Tip of the Day: 01.07.2015

To avoid streakiness, try cream blusher (which we LOVE) – but for the best effect, work it into skin with a...

Tip of the Day 30.06.2015

Applying make-up after sunset?  Barbara Daly takes the lampshade off a lamp with a high-wattage lightbulb and applies...

Tip of the Day 29.06.2015

Tinted under–bases – designed to colour-correct skin - are super–tricky for non-professionals to use.  Rule of...

Tip of the Day: 26.06.2015

If you suffer from facial puffiness, try yoga – it’s great for dispensing fluids that have pooled around the eyes...

Tip of the Day: 25.06.2015

If your lashers are super-straight, Charlotte Tilbury recommends using waterproof mascara, after lash-curlers.  ‘It...

Tip of the Day: 24.06.2015

To prevent a brightly-coloured lipstick from ‘cracking’, apply a generous coat of lip balm first.  Cracks are more...

Tip of the Day: 23.06.2015

Greasy roots?  No dry shampoo?  The alcohol in hair sprays can dry hair:  spritz the roots, blast with a blow-dryer,...

Tip of the Day: 22.06.2015

To ensure liquid eyeliner doesn’t do a disappearing act, trace over it with a stiff, stubby eyeshadow brush dipped in...

Tip of the Day: 18.06.2015

'Always rinse your hair with clean water before swimming in the sea or pool,' advises Rebecca Counsell, Hare &...