A brand new look

Stay-at-home mum Shannon undergoes a glamourous makeover, that makes her completely rethink her style.

Why is looking 'mumsy' a bad thing?

Why is it that the word 'mumsy' has connotations of such a negative nature – but seems to be the only other option apart from 'yummy'?

Beauty tips for tired mums

Beauty sleep might be a thing of the past in your post-kids world, but these simple tricks could help brighten your look.

Bath + mask = bliss

Is there anything more restorative than a steaming hot bath? Try throwing in a spa-worthy face mask too.

Makeover follow-up

We catch up with the winner of our makeover competition, to see if the changes have stuck a few months down the track.


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A mummy makeover

A busy mum of three, Penny felt like she'd been in a haze for eight years. Then she had this amazing makeover.


Eye creams to love

We have gathered together three creams that help the appearance of the delicate skin around the eyes.


Beauty secrets from an expert

Cult product curator Marianne Welch gives us the low-down on the best products for those with sensitive skin.

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16 ways to tie a scarf

Scarfs are the perfect winter accessory, but to really embrace them, it helps to know how to tie one.


In my beauty bag: Azra Kujovic

She's surrounded by luxury beauty products and knows how to use them. Here are her top tricks and tips.

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Spanx launch jeans

Spanx - the makers of the sucky-inny underwear - have released a line of jeans.

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Dita Von Teese lingerie

Dita Von Teese has designed a range of lingerie for new mums with Destination Maternity.

Bobbi Brown

Face scrubs are back

From fine powders to electrical gadgets... here's all you need to know about facial scrubs.


Beauty: Cover up

Liquid, cream, or stick? We’re in a conundrum over concealer.


Pregnancy skincare tips

What we put on our skin is important, no more so than during pregnancy.


Finding the right bra

One of the easiest ways to enhance your body is to wear a good-fitting bra.

Zoe Foster-Blake

Zoe spills her secrets

Former beauty editor, hilarious author and new mum Zoe Foster-Blake gives us the lowdown on all things beauty.


5 beauty buys for under $10

These beauty scores are cheap as chips but come with better bells and whistles than their pricier counterparts.


Cleaning out your closet

When deciding whether to keep an article of clothing, the "what if" monster strikes me hard.

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Treating rosacea

An estimated one in 10 New Zealanders will develop rosacea at some point their lives.

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