When it comes to clothing, going green is the new black says editor of Sew magazine, Lucy Jobber
Can't keep up with the latest beauty buzzwords? No fear – these are the only ingredients you need to look out for this year...
A move to make beauty products using as many locally-sourced ingredients as possible is paying dividends for Angus farmer’s wife Michelle Porter.
A Scottish make-up college is expanding into Aberdeen and creating 12 jobs as part of a £350,000 investment in the city.
I’ve never been particularly good at running – I can still recall my PE teacher bellowing at me to pick up my knees.
You might have had your palm read at some point, or maybe just heard of someone who has. But what about having your feet read?
For reality star, entrepreneur and fitness enthusiast Lucy Mecklenburgh, what she puts on to her body is just as important as what’s in her diet.
Spring is finally in the air so there are plenty of Easter deals springing up.
We all love a little advent calendar action, don’t we?
The Three Sisters Mountains in the Scottish Highlands has been named one of the top 3 views across Britain.
A Torry Sports Centre regular who is thought to be one of Sport Aberdeen's oldest participants has offered up her secrets to readers for a long, healthy and active life.
Choccy-wock may be off the menu as the 'new year, new you' mantra kicks in, but you can still satisfy those cravings with these chocolate beauty products.
From luxurious sets to sweet stocking fillers, whatever your budget and whoever it's for, there's a beauty gift to suit this Christmas.
A young woman who was almost killed by a life-threatening skin condition is teaching other sufferers how to handle their symptoms through a series of inspirational videos.
An offer to review a spa treatment brings out a queue of willing volunteers in the P&J office but this time I managed to fight to the front to experience an Aveda Body Wise treatment at James Dun's House in Aberdeen city centre.
A flirty fragrance makes the perfect gift on Valentine’s Day. Claire Spreadbury sniffs out the best Flowers and chocolates are all very well, but receiving a beautiful bottle of perfume or cologne on February 14 (ideally paired with underwear) is always better. So why not opt for a different sort of bouquet this year, and frolic with fragrance instead?
Stuck for gift ideas? You’ll be all ’set’ for Christmas with a fab pampering pack. Katie Wright unveils her favourites. A prettily-packaged beauty bundle can make a fine festive gift for everyone, from your octogenarian Nana to your pre-teen niece - but choosing from the vast array that hit the shelves in December is half the battle. Fear not, however, as we’ve waded through the mountains of make-up, skincare and smellies to bring you the definitive dozen. From budget to blowout, these are the kits that will delight your nearest and dearest this Christmas...
She’s amassed millions of video views and become a font of beauty knowledge, now Fleur de Force has launched her own make-up range. Katie Wright chats to the vlogging star about beauty tips, bargains and making it big in the digital age She may not be a household name (yet), but on the internet, the girl known as Fleur de Force is nothing short of a megastar.
A Highland hotel's hopes of adding a health and beauty spa to its attractions were dashed yesterday by local councillors.
The schools might have gone back and summer holidays may well be at an end, but we are a nation that loves to travel so it won’t be long before we are looking out our passport and charging up our Kindle once more. Travel trade body ABTA found that in 2014 80% of Brits enjoyed a holiday.
If you can’t get away anywhere exotic this summer, let the exotic come to you - via your make-up bag. Katie Wright explores the holiday-inspired collections Morocco, Rio, the French Riviera... the words alone are enough to conjure images of endless beaches, sultry sunsets and the clink of cocktail glasses. These are just some of the glamorous destinations that have inspired the latest wave of beauty launches, bringing sumptuous colours and equatorial sunshine to even the palest of complexions. So even if you’re not leaving on a jet plane any time soon, turn your staycation into an exotic escape with the help of these globe-trotting goodies...
Unmask your potential with one of these purifying face creams...
It was the trend story that eclipsed all others in the spring/summer collections.
Catwalk outfits may be out of reach, but copying models’ hair and make-up is much easier. Katie Wright reveals the SS15 beauty trends you can try at home Make-up artists at fashion shows have a tendency to get a bit, well, experimental - resulting in catwalk looks that you wouldn’t dream of wearing in real life.
One of the biggest beauty trends of last year, the next generation of oils has arrived. We reveal the slickest products.
“Plastic surgery is not just for Christmas – it’s for life.”
If you’re looking for exclusive beauty treatments in Aberdeen, look no further. The Chester Hotel’s IX Beauty features two beauty rooms and nail bars offering indulgent treatments for both guests and non-guests.
The runways have spoken: summer’s biggest hair trends are all about effortless flirty femininity. With festival season almost upon us, celebrity hairstylist and style director at the Daniel Galvin salon (Mayfair) Asgar Saboo shares with us his favourite no-fuss festival hairstyles to keep it cool and chic during this bustling season.
Kick off the World Cup carnival spirit via your cosmetics. Lisa Haynes unveils the Brazilian-inspired star players
Quotes of the Day from Actress Sophia Loren and theatre director Sir Richard Eyre. “Beauty is not important. You have to be interesting, someone who is different to other people. Otherwise, you just turn up and look beautiful and there is nothing more in you.” Actress Sophia Loren, 79.
Is your summer holiday looming scarily near? Looking into ways to get your body ready for that teeny weeny bikini you have had your eye on? Well look no further! Laurence Beeken, Food Information Executive at Weight Loss Resources shares his top, achievable tips.