When deciding whether to keep an article of clothing, the "what if" monster strikes me hard.
Scarfs are the perfect winter accessory, but to really embrace them, it helps to know how to tie one.
She's surrounded by luxury beauty products and knows how to use them. Here are her top tricks and tips.
Spanx - the makers of the sucky-inny underwear - have released a line of jeans.
Dita Von Teese has designed a range of lingerie for new mums with Destination Maternity.
what's in this section?
From fine powders to electrical gadgets... here's all you need to know about facial scrubs.
Liquid, cream, or stick? We’re in a conundrum over concealer.
What we put on our skin is important, no more so than during pregnancy.
One of the easiest ways to enhance your body is to wear a good-fitting bra.
Former beauty editor, hilarious author and new mum Zoe Foster-Blake gives us the lowdown on all things beauty.
These beauty scores are cheap as chips but come with better bells and whistles than their pricier counterparts.
An estimated one in 10 New Zealanders will develop rosacea at some point their lives.
The always polished woman behind Egg maternity spills on her biggest beauty mistake and her key products.
Move over Sports Illustrated, here's a swimwear calendar that champions many different body sizes.
From an at-home ear wax remedy to a natural makeup remover - olive oil really is the ultimate multi-tasker.
"My hair is falling out!" my friend Liz wailed. "The plughole is full of it, my brush is full of it ... at this rate I won't have any left at all!"
Here's Kelly before her Gorgeous Me makeover, check out her transformation...
You might have found a great outfit, but if the colour is wrong it will do you no favours.
Meet the winner of Essential Mums' and Gorgeous Me's makeover competition.
The finalists in the Essential Mums and Gorgeous Me makeover competition have been chosen, Vote for who you think should win.
- Discussions on our forums
- Comments on our stories
- Newsletter guides to pregnancy, babies and toddlers
- A personal profile and the chance to connect with other mums
- Newsletter updates from the Essential Mums team
- Competitions and the chance to win great prizes.