December is nearly upon us and so some of you will be opening the first door of your advent calendar this week. But what will you find behind it?
Posts tagged with "beauty"
Last week, actress Helen Mirren was quoted saying moisturisers probably do nothing. Do you agree? (more on moisturisers…)
How did you sleep last night? Did you give your pearly whites the best possible clean this morning? Did you splash a drop of milk into your morning brew without realising it had turned? And will you remember to pick up some more from the shops later today? (more on CES 2017…)
Here’s hoping we get some good weather over the weekend. In this guest post, Sarah Williams, a health information manager at Cancer Research, looks at how to enjoy the sun safely.
Drinkable sunscreen – it sounds great and has had quite a bit of publicity, but when we took a closer look at its ingredients we found a big surprise. Have you seen a product you think will struggle to live up to its claims?
Today’s the day moustachioed men up and down the country (and their better halves) have been looking forward to. Movember’s over and thousands of men are saying ta ta to their taches for another year.
Adverts for injectable cosmetic treatments are an uncertain area, but advertising Botox® through group buying sites is a no-no. That’s why we contacted new site Wowcher and got them to remove an offending deal…
What if we could challenge the scientific and medical claims made on products, adverts and websites? That’s exactly what the charity Sense About Science wants us to do – will you join them in asking for evidence?
The beauty world was abuzz yesterday with news that a L’Oreal foundation ad has been banned for retouching images. But doesn’t this just highlight cracks in the industry that we already know are there?
Check out deals on group buying sites and you’ll find many bargains for cosmetic treatments. But should we make snap decisions about these treatments – or are these sites tempting us to buy before we think?
Do you use anti-wrinkle creams in the belief that all that collagen is smoothing away the signs of age? If so, it might be time to rethink what goes into your cabinet, because scientists say they just aren’t worth it.
Claims of targeting ‘limp, lifeless hair’, or gaining ‘up to 60% longer looking lashes’ aren’t unusual in beauty ads. But is the cosmetics industry playing fair or are we falling for clever marketing?
Beauty-seekers beware – a new regulatory scheme for the cosmetic treatment industry is leaving it up to clinics to decide whether they register or not.