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Reuters

Beware those skin lighteners!

Nearly 80 percent of skin lighteners tested in a UCT study have been found to contain illegal or banned ingredients.

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REUTERS

Are expensive face creams worth it?

Alice Smellie wonders why women are prepared to pay thousands for a pot of moisturiser.

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INDEPENDENT MEDIA

Pics: From journo to model

Liam Joyce decided to go behind the scenes at a model casting and got more than he bargained for...

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Body shame now part of men's lives
July 30 2015 at 07:07

Why aren’t we worried about the beach body message we’re sending to men, asks Matthew Hall.

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Out with contouring, in with strobing
July 27 2015 at 12:01

Local make-up artist Zogra Cox shares the secret to achieving healthy, glowing skin with Omeshnie Naidoo.

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Spa treatments just got really cool
July 21 2015 at 12:01

Claire Coleman tries out the latest fad in the quest for beauty...

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Perfume: Spray it on your back
July 17 2015 at 12:43

Whether you're a Chanel No 5 woman or a Miss Dior kind of girl, we all want our perfume to last. Here's how...

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How to keep long locks healthy
July 14 2015 at 11:37

Elsa McAlonan talks us through the latest beauty trends for long hair.

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"Keep hair short to look young'
July 8 2015 at 13:33

Queen Elizabeth's hairdresser has a top anti-ageing tip: cut your hair.

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How coconut oil keeps me young
July 8 2015 at 12:07

A woman who looks half her age says the secret is... coconut oil.

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The A-Z guide to hair jargon
July 7 2015 at 12:33

Deni Kirkova got together with hair salons and online site Hairtrade.com to compile a definitive A-Z jargon buster guide to hair.

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DIY beetroot beauty boosts
July 3 2015 at 11:56

You can turn humble beetroot into face masks, lipsticks - and even a cellulite buster

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Of course I’m a natural blonde, honey!
July 3 2015 at 11:59

There's some secrets that women keep to themselves, and that includes their natural hair colour.

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