Hand Aid: preservation treatments for your hands

What always works best for overtaxed hands is some simple TLC like this >>

QUINTESSENTIAL HEALTH: the power of aromatherapy

Using aromatherapy oils to boost your health is something learned with experience.  >>

THE SKINNY: On Cellulite

The bottom line on cellulite, so to speak, is that if there was a way to shift it completely and forever obviously none of us would have it.  >>

SHAPE UP: get real about your body shape

Isn't it time we got over this mania with the ideal body be it size 00 or a manufactured idea of perfection?  >>

Lilac Therapy: The Potency Of Lavender

Many pharmacological studies have been done on lavender to isolate its valuable active compounds and demonstrate its physical and psychological bonuses. >>

The Art Of Subtlety: Why The Best Surgery Is Invisible

"The average person can learn from fashion models", says cosmetic surgeon Prof Kirwan. "Getting cosmetic surgery done isn't getting branded with a scarlet letter.  >>

Multi-Tasking: Only Possible In Beautyland?

A professor at Warwick Business School, Nick Chater reveals that when doing something routine and well-practised humans can do two things at once, like driving and talking. But when anything non-routine is introduced then multi-tasking is just not possible for the human mind.  >>

The Language Of Flowers

Floral extracts are increasingly part of the beauty firmament - and not just for natural brands. >>

IN THE BUFF: reveal yourself!

Why bother exfoliating? Because this simple chore makes a huge difference to the look of your body. Read on >> >>

SUPER SMOOTHIES: delicious beauty blends

We're firm believers in the saying 'you are what you eat (and drink)': your shape and skin is only as good as the nutrition it gets (or doesn't). When it comes to skin in particular certain 'super foods' can genuinely help to enhance its beauty and help preserve it.  >>

SUN'S OUT (SORT-OF)! Legs ready to bare?

It's about to be that major MARMITE MOMENT where LEGS go: you're either someone who can't wait to slip into a short, floaty skirt or dress without tights for a month or so. >>