Beauty stories

Here get beauty, make-up and skincare tips from Marie Claire's experts, plus see all the latest celebrity hairstyles and read our daily hair & beauty news

Face contouring

Contouring: So Much Easier Than You Think (Honest)

Contouring make-up techniques can go oh-so wrong. But fear not, with the help of Terry Barber, MAC’s Director of Make-up Artistry and the Michelangelo of face-sculpting, anyone can create the chiselled cheekbones of a supermodel. Here’s how to join the sculpture club...

Photo of a model applying mascara

The Best Mascara For Bigger, Longer Lashes

The best mascara for you is out there, you just don't know about it yet. Discover lash-lengthening, curling and volumising wonder wands, tried and tested by the Marie Claire beauty team

Hair Plaits - two models wearing plaits

Plaits Are Back, People. Get Inspired...

Plaits are one of 2014's most coveted hairstyles. Take your inspiration straight from the red carpet with our pick of the best halo braids, fishtail plaits and intricate updos.

Suki Waterhouse with a medium mid length hairstyle

How To Maximise Your Medium Hairstyle

Medium hairstyles are HUGE this season, so we've rounded up the coolest medium cuts to inspire you. Gone are the days of an awkward in-between stage...


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