During the Ming Dynasty, pearl powder was prized for making skin glow; fast forward to 2017, and beauty secrets from Japan, Taiwan and China are all in the news, says Lisa Tristram. Read more
Lack of sleep really does make you less attractive, according to scientists studying the "negative effects of restricted sleep on facial appearance and social appeal".
Looking for basics on a budget? Look no further than Katie Roberts' green and ethically-minded picks.
Making your own soap is incredibly gratifying. It is lovely knowing that each time you have a shower or bath the lathery bar is filled with herbs and flowers of your choosing.
What you put in and on your skin can dramatically change the way you look (not to mention how you feel). Nutritionist Diana Robinson reports.
The mindfulness movement has worked its way thoroughly into our busy lives - now you can even apply its principles to your wardrobe.
As we age arousal ebbs and flows, but sexy scents can inflame intimacy and deepen desire, says naturopath Caroline Robertson.
Need a quick fix? Anything is possible with these get-gorgeous-in-a-hurry goodies from Beauty Editor Lisa Tristram.
You can't turn back the clock, but you can help your natural beauty shine brighter, no matter how many candles are on your cake this year. Jane Carstens reports.
A bath melt is a lovely way to add essential oils and skin-softening coconut oil to your bath - we just love this rose petal recipe from Laura Agar Wilson.
You already know that smoothies are quick, convenient, and nutritious - but did you know they can also be your skin's best friend? Margaux J. Lewis shows you how.
Get cosy with these stylish and eco-conscious fashion ideas from sustainable fashion expert Katie Roberts.
The word is out - organic is in, with the market increasing 15 percent in just 12 months. But how do you ensure you are buying the best? Lisa Tristram reports
Looking after your skin is something that can easily be done at home. With a little time and a few well-chosen essential oils, everyone can benefit from these four simple and effective recipes.
This nourishing oil's superpower is to fight dry skin and it even has anti-ageing properties - what's not to like? Life's coming up roses!