Tip

  • Kitchen tip: Fire and ice

    We all have the same problem when buying chillies - they come in such bigs bags and we usually only need a whole one. So what to do with the...

  • Beauty secrets from the Soap Awards

    It was a night of glitz and glamour at the Soap Awards so we asked celebrity make-up artist Cassie Lomas to share with us her favourite trick for transforming the...

  • How to… make small lips look fuller

    1. ExaggerateMake your lips look larger than they are by slightly extending the natural lip line. Use a lip pencil to create a new line just outside the real one...

  • Wedding flowers made easy

    What with the bridal bouquet, reception centerpieces and ceremony decorations, the list floral requirements for a wedding can be daunting. A little help from your florist and our easy-to-follow guide...

  • How to… make small eyes appear bigger

    Cassie reckons you can't make small eyes look big, but you can accentuate them so they become a more prominent feature within your face as as a whole, which draws...

  • How to… correct a prominent nose

    Clever contouring with darker shades of base and powder can make a wide nose appear slimmer…1 Back to baseTo play down a wide or prominent nose, contour using a darker...

  • Handy hints for choosing a bridal bag

    Worrying about must-have items tucked away under her wedding gown is not the way a bride wants to spend of her special day. Savvy brides-to-be ensure they’ve added a bridal...

  • Quick tip for top tootsies

    Now that British summer-time has finally arrived, we'll be pulling out those strappy sandals – a la Courtney Cox Arquette and Victoria Beckham - from the back of the wardrobe...

  • Make more of your mascara

    Tara Palmer-Tomkinson has been pictured with her face au naturel – and we think she looks amazing. But in these straitened times, you don't have to do without make-up to...

  • Zesting up a risotto

    To enhance the flavour of a risotto and give it a zingy lift, try adding a splash of vinegar after the cheese and butter have gone and the cooking's almost...
  • Want to make your legs look longer?

    Keep a continuous line of colour the whole way down the leg to draw the eye up and down in one smooth movement. If you're going out bare-legged, that means...
  • Keep a steady hand for perfect lines

    It's a simple trick, but one we often forget when fiddling with liquid eyeliner – keep your elbows on a flat surface while applying. It keeps hands steady for a...