Our hands are often the first part of our bodies to really look their age – and a large part of the problem is how poorly we treat them, says Kirsten Carriol, founder of the Lanolips brand.
‘The skin on the back of the hand is much thinner than the skin on the face or the rest of the body, and there is little fat on the backs of our hands,’ Kirsten explains.
‘As we grow older and the collagen begins to break down, the hands are the first to show the signs of ageing. Couple this with constant sun exposure –... Read more
Gentlemen may have preferred blondes in Marilyn Monroe’s era, but these days they prefer brunettes – in fact, Australian men think blondes are the most likely group to cheat! A new study from Head and Shoulders reveals that if you have brown hair you’re considered sexier, by both men and women.
The study was commissioned by Procter & Gamble to mark the release of the new Head & Shoulders for Men anti-dandruff collection.
The survey showed that men believed brunettes to be sexier – and 60% of women... Read more
Don’t like the shape of your eyes, the sparseness of your lashes or the monotony of your look? There’s one very easy way to make a change: wing it with eyeliner, the ‘it’ cosmetic of the moment.
Dramatic eyeliner might be very 2013, but it has a rock-solid pedigree, says Bronwyn Fraser, L’Oréal Paris national education manager: it’s been around since times BC.
‘When black kohl was first used in ancient times, its primary purpose was to intensify the look of the lashes,’ Bronwyn told postscript.com.au. ‘Since... Read more
Ever wondered what your hair says about you? New research from Pantene has examined what Australian men and women think your hair is saying!
The survey, commissioned by Pantene to explore the influence of hair care and style on men and women to mark the release of six new styling treatments, shows that a whopping 91% of Australians believe people’s hair is key to their overall sex appeal – proving that when it comes to love, it pays off to pay attention to your hair.
The survey showed nine in 10 people aged... Read more
Dry shampoo: once marketed as a necessity for hospital stays and a way to keep hair from getting too oily between washes, it’s now back with a vengeance as an easy way to bring hair to life and give it volume.
‘The first dry shampoo was invented in the 70s; before that and even to this day, people use talc or baby powder,’ says Joey Scandizzo, creative director of ELEVEN Australia. ‘It’s making a comeback for many reasons: these days women have a very busy schedule, and dry shampoo allows them to have a great style... Read more