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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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The new alarming trend, selfie anorexics
June 10 2015 at 11:28

Psychiatrists say young girls are becoming obsessed with achieving perfectly toned bodies after sharing selfies online.

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Crayons as beauty aids 'not safe'
June 4 2015 at 11:47

A popular beauty trend sees young girls using coloured pencils dipped in warm water to create bright and bold eyeliner.

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Zeta-Jones and the Joker smile
May 28 2015 at 12:11

Sophie Haslett looks at how lips plumped up with filler don't necessarily make for a good look.

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How to give flat hair some bounce
May 25 2015 at 12:21

Frances Childs gets some expert tips on what to do about flat, limp hair...

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Blue Monday? No, it's beauty Monday
May 22 2015 at 13:19

Women think they look their best at 10.06 on Monday morning and it's all downhill for the rest of the week, a survey has found.

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3D-printed human skin next big thing
May 20 2015 at 13:19

L'Oreal announced recently that it is partnering with a 3D human tissue company to print tons of human skin. [VIDEO]

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Plastic surgery led to trouble - Fonda
May 20 2015 at 11:42

Jane Fonda has admitted that she is 'not proud' of having had plastic surgery.

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Human urine found in fake makeup
May 18 2015 at 16:14

Be warned: if you’re using imitation perfumes, you could be dousing yourself in someone’s urine.

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Top model hails Africa’s diversity
May 18 2015 at 11:50

Aminat Ayinde wants to unearth potential in others, writes Nontando Mposo.

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GoBeauty has your beauty needs covered
May 18 2015 at 11:48

A service has launched that will give women a central point of control to manage their offline beauty needs, online.

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