My skin by zone

My skin by zone

We all have to deal with problem areas – eyes, forehead, cheeks, neck… – that can show age and affect the beauty of our skin. Why do I have dark circles? How can I smooth the wrinkles on my forehead? Can I reduce my frown lines? My Skin by Zone is about finding solutions to all these skin problems.

Anti ageing: which eye contour treatment should you use?
How to choose the right eye contour treatment
The skin around our eyes is extremely thin - it's the most fragile part of the face. It's easily damaged, quickly dries out and is often the first to show signs of ageing. Which is why eye contour treatments are a life-saver!
Lip masks, the latest beauty trend
Perfect your pout with a lip mask!
Lips are often overlooked... And seeing as their skin is so thin, they really deserve some extra-loving care. We've invested in face, hand and foot masks - now its time to pamper to our pouts!
5 minutes to tone up your arms
Fight the flab with these easy arm-toning exercises!
Sleeveless dresses, T-shirts, skimpy tops. It's mucho scorchio and our arms are out on show. So here are some simple arm-toning exercises to sculpt them to perfection. And banish bat wings for good!
How to get a gorgeous toned back
How to get a caressable, smooth back
So, your front looks great. But what about your back? Is it ready for low cut dresses and skimpy tops? Here are our tips for getting it silky-soft and summer-ready.
Eyebrow tips to look younger
Get perfect eyebrows and knock years off your face!
The key to seductive, youthful Bambi eyes? Perfectly plucked brows! Here's how to knock years off your face. Just read on...
How to firm up your turkey neck
Help me get rid of my turkey neck!
Gravity's kicking in and your neck's beginning to head south. Time to attack the droop and tighten your skin!
Eyelash care: beauty tips to look after your lashes (cleansing, creams)
How to get long, luscious lashes!
Smouldering eyes need smouldering lashes. They frame our eyes and there's nothing sexier than a flutter to snare our heart's desire! Here are some beauty tips on pampering your lashes for Kardashian-esque appeal, without an extension in sight.
Hand care with homemade hand treatments
Pamper your mitts with these 8 homemade hand treatments
We may religiously mollycoddle our face and body, but we often forget about our hands. So here are 8 natural treatments to pamper your paws from the comfort of your own home!
Eye rejuvenation through acupressure
Eye contour acupressure: the solution for younger looking eyes
Drawn features, tired eyes, dark circles and bags... these unfortunate signs pile years on our eye contour area. But never fear: a simple massage can have a real eye rejuvenation effect. We take a look at acupressure for more rested, younger looking eyes!
Anti-ageing treatments for fine lines and wrinkles on the forehead
Why SS17 is the time to tackle forehead wrinkles
Swept-back hair trends were all over the spring catwalks and that can only mean one thing: exposed foreheads (gulp). Time to look up and switch your attention to smoothing out that furrowed brow.
5 beauty routine changes for young eyes
5 beauty routine changes to brighten up your eyes
As tired eyes pile on the years, let’s wake them up with some beauty routine changes for young eyes!
New next-generation lip plumpers: the non-invasive route to fuller lips
The next-gen lip plumpers make creating a fuller pout easy
Looking for a non-invasive way to plump up your lips? The new wave of lip plumpers will give you a pout to shout about.
How to get rid of dark circles and bags?
Dark circles and bags under eyes: time to Chop Kick our panda eyes to the curb!
Puffy eyes, bluey-violet circles, tired lines... We're worn out and, boy oh boy, does it show! But don't panic, we're here to tell you how you can get rid of pesky dark circles and bags.
5 homemade treatments to soothe chapped lips
Protect your pout with these 5 homemade treatments
We expect chapped lips during winter, but they can also suffer during hot, summer weather. Our lips don't have an epidermal layer or hydrolipidic film: they have to bear the brunt of everything the weather throws at them. So, here are 5 homemade treatments for ultra-kissable lips!
Tips to make your eye contours look younger
Top tips for a youthful look!
Smooth, lift, plump up... Here are two sure-fire ways to get back your Bambi eyes.
Laughter lines: how to zap wrinkles around your mouth
Dimples are cute, but we're not so keen on our laughter lines!
A smile is worth a thousand words... But years of smiling leave us with pesky lines around our mouths. Fortunately, they're pesky lines that can we can treat!
Tips for foot care in winter
10 ways to pamper your dry feet during winter
Winter = cold, wind, damp, tight shoes and sore, aching, dry feet. Here are our 10 foot-reviving tips for foot care in winter, to help your tootsies deal with chilly weather!
Eye contours: 5 ways to banish dark circles and stop looking tired
5 ways to look bright-eyed and bushy-tailed!
You look weary and it's added years to your face. The skin around our eye contours is particularly fragile and quick to show any signs of fatigue. So, if there's one part of the face that needs extra loving care, it's our eyes. But we need to go gently!
Hyaluronic acid for the cleavage, stomach, neck, legs, hands
Hyaluronic acid's more than just a face-friendly active ingredient!
We all know that hyaluronic acid is THE plumping superhero of the facial world. What you may not know is that its magic powers can be used elsewhere on the body!
Non-invasive eye lift
Beauty tips for a scalpel-free eye lift
You want to get back your bambi-eyed look. You also don't fancy injections or surgery... You'll be pleased to know that effective, gentle solutions exist. Read on for some eye-opening alternatives!
Bags and dark circles - how to wake up tired eyes
Puffy panda eyes? Check out these 4 complementary therapies!
You slept like a baby, but have still woken up looking like Hell: bags, pillow marks, puffy face... Here are 4 ways to get back your wide-eyed, fresh-faced self!
How to solve winter skin problems including dry hands, flaky skin and a red nose
Weird Winter Skin Issues, Solved
Flaking skin under brows, dry hands and a permanently red nose: winter can be a pretty unpleasant season if you suffer from niche skin problems.
10 traps to avoid if you want to keep your perfect smile
10 things that may be dimming your perfect smile
Several seemingly harmless lifestyle factors or habits can damage our teeth and ruin our perfect pout. Here are 10 traps to avoid to keep your gnashers in good nick and preserve your gorgeous grin!
5 tips to combat crow's feet
5 tips to combat crow's feet
The eye contour zone is the first to show the passage of time and eye wrinkles can start to crop up in our twenties. Time to act quickly, before crow's feet and fine lines under the eyes dig in their heels! Here are five tips to zap eye wrinkles and get back your youthful gaze.
How to get rid of bags under the eyes.
If only the bags under my eyes were Prada…
Lack of sleep, a heartfelt sob, soreness... We've all suffered from puffy, bloodshot eye syndrome. Thankfully there are several easy, natural ways to restore a bright-eyed look!
An eye contour without crow's feet
Kiss goodbye to crow's feet!
Eye contour skin is thinner than the rest of the face and suffers from the first tell-tale signs of ageing. But don't panic, where there's a will, there's a way!
Lifting : parts of the body that can be surgically operated
Face, arms, boobs... Help, they're all heading south!
Our skin suffers with the passage of time. It begins to sag and wrinkles appear. And it's not just our faces... The solution? Lifting!
5 ways to hide lip wrinkles
5 ways to hide lip wrinkles
They're laughter lines, a result of smiling and being happy... But lip wrinkles can be bothersome when they become too apparent. Here's how you can disguise them.
lips and sunshine: beware of this fragile area
SOS sensitive lips - beware of the sun
Anyone who's suffered from sunburnt lips knows the pain. Our lips are fragile and need just as much protection as our nose, neck and forehead. Sunscreen sticks to the ready!
How to get rid of deep wrinkles on the nasolabial fold?
Time to work on our smiles and get rid of nasolabial folds.
They may be referred to as 'laughter lines', but when our nasolabial folds deepen we look older - and grumpier! Why does this happen? And what's the solution? We can't avoid them but there are ways we can cheer up our face.
Mature skin: how to keep your skin plump and firm
How to keep my skin plump and firm!
As we get older, our features become less defined. Sagging skin, loss of tone and firmness... we all know the score. Both our bodies and faces bear the brunt.
How to prevent wrinkles and lines around your mouth
Banish your barcode and perfect your pout
There's nothing more seductive than a dazzling smile. Pearly whites and kissable lips are every woman's secret weapon! Until we notice that an unwelcome, ageing barcode has been sneaking up on us...
5 tips to fight against frown lines
5 brilliant tips to fight against frown lines
Some people call it the lion wrinkle – it’s the ugly line that appears between your eyebrows when you frown and gives you an ultra-stern appearance. And while some aspects of being a lion we’ll take quite happily (like the fabulous mane of hair), this one we can do without. Thankfully there are ways to minimise its appearance.
Protect your eye contour from the sun
The golden rule when out in the sun - protect your eyes!
Summer’s here and all we want to do is work on our tan – responsibly, of course. While we may protect our nose, forehead and neck, we often forget about our eye contour, an extremely fragile zone that needs all the help it can get.
Dark circles true vs false
Kiss dark circles goodbye for once and for all
You’ve woken up to unsightly dark circles under your eyes... Not the best start to the day. But don’t panic, you can get rid of them for good and wake up looking bright-eyed and bushy-tailed. Here’s the truth about dark circles, and a few myths busted.
Avoid tired legs
5 ways to avoid tired legs all summer long
Feeling weighed down by your tired legs this summer? Time to wake ’em up with our guide to boosting circulation and combating water retention.
Which eye cream will help me look younger?
The best skincare for your eye area to help you look younger and more awake
Making our expression and general eye area look young again is a dream we all share. If you’re sick of looking tired even when you’ve had your full 8 hours of sleep, find your ideal eye cream.
Have perfect skin on your face and body
Face and body: how to have perfect skin all over!
Perfect skin is the key to looking and feeling beautiful. Adopt these good habits to glow from head to foot!
Get rid of dark circles and bags
Dark circles and bags: learn how to treat them both
Whether our dark circles and bags are pronounced, hereditary or just temporary, we all want to avoid looking tired and haggard. So here’s our plan to get your peepers peachy.
Get rid of forehead wrinkles
Kiss goodbye to forehead wrinkles
As we approach our 30s, our facial muscles begin to give up, our skin loses elasticity and wrinkles appear, particularly on the forehead. Disaster! Time to arm yourself with our wrinkle-busting guide (and, no, it doesn’t involve surgery).
How to get rid of age spots on my neckline
How to get rid of age spots on the décolletage
Over time, and with exposure to the sun, age spots can appear on places such as the hands, face and cleavage. They dull our complexions and can make us look older than we actually are! So this summer’s goal is to be age spot-free.
Facial massage zone by zone
Facial massage techniques anyone can do
We all head to the gym to keep fit and fight the flab, but what about facial fitness? A daily facial massage is a great way to exercise your face and help to combat the signs of ageing.
A smooth décolleté!
A smooth décolleté!
Over the years, the delicate skin on your décolleté gets damaged: wrinkles, marks and redness start to appear, the skin gets crepey and leathery, and sunbathing causes vertical lines to appear at the top of our breasts and move up the décolleté. Help is at hand – here are our tips on how to smooth out your décolleté.
neck firming tips for a youthful look
Mature skin: firm up your neck
Along with our hands and cleavage, our neck quickly shows the passage of time. Over the years, it loses elasticity and firmness, becoming loose and flabby. So now is as good a time as any to give it some TLC.
5 beauty tips for gorgeous legs this summer
Time to get summer-ready gorgeous legs!
We ignored them during winter, but summer's on it's way, along with hot weather and even hotter skirts! Here are 5 beauty tips to get strut your stuff legs.
Smooth away those wrinkles around your mouth
How to get a younger looking smile
Your mouth is one of the first parts of your face where wrinkles appear. And unless you show them some TLC, they will get worse. Follow our tips to plump these lines up and look years younger!
The best remedies for puffy eyes
The best natural remedies for puffy eyes
Are your eyes swollen? Do you have bags or dark circles? Try these natural remedies to reduce puffiness and make your eyes look like they’re getting all the rest they need.
Protect your hands from the sun
Sunlight and hands: what you need to know
How often do you go out in the sun with a protected face but SPF-free hands? More often than you thought, hey? Well, don’t forget – your hands are exposed just as much as your face is, and need just as much TLC to keep them looking young and supple.
how to purify the sides of the nose
Five tips to cleanse and purify your nose
Oily skin, enlarged pores and blackheads – the sides of nose are the first part of the T-zone to betray problems with excess sebum. Here are five ways to purify this part of the face.
How to define facial contours
Facial contouring – tips for defining your features
With the passage of time, our facial contours change and begin to lose definition. The skin relaxes and our cheekbones can look sunken. So we need to adopt a beauty regime that redefines these features.
Avoid dry, chapped hands in winter
Skin SOS: avoiding dry, chapped hands
Winter can play havoc with our bodies, with runny noses and chapped skin all being a part of the package. As our hands are often exposed and not tucked up in layers of warm fabric, they can be the first to suffer from the effects of the harsh elements. Here are some simple tips to keep them soft and hydrated throughout the winter months.
How do I get the perfect cleavage for the summer?
Perfect your cleavage for the summer
The arrival of the good weather means the arrival of our cleavage in summer tops and dresses. We have 5 easy tips to perfect yours.
Why the eye contour is fragile
The eyes have it: taking care of your contour area
It’s fine, it’s sensitive and it shows the first signs of ageing. Here’s how to give your eye contour the TLC it deserves.
Vertical lines: wrinkles under your eyes
Help, I've got vertical lines cropping up under my eyes!
You've recently noticed vertical lines under your eyes... Here are some tips on how to banish these unwelcome visitors.
Alternatives to hyaluronic acid injections for the tear trough
What are the alternatives to injections to plump up my tear trough?
The tear trough is the cavity between the apple of your cheeks and the nose, under the eyes, that appears with age. Hyaluronic acid injections are an effective solution to plump up this area, but there are also other, less daunting options for the needle-averse. We investigate…
The best anti wrinkle cream to plump up your eye area
The best cream to rejuvenate and plump up your eye area
Tips on how to choose the best eye cream and maintain a youthful look. When you’re armed with this cream, fine lines, dark circles and bags had better watch out.
Our tips to get rid of eye bags
Our tips to get rid of eye bags
6 tips to reduce and or avoid eye bags. Goodbye puffy eyes and hello new you!
The tear trough: true or false on this cavity below the eyes
Myth busting about the tear trough
We've heard about the tear trough, we think we know all about this sign of aging with such a poetic name, and yet… And yet we don't really know where it is, how it appears or how to combat it. Here's a brief explanation…
Wrinkles: how to combat frown lines
The battle against frown lines
Just between your eyes is where you'll find the infamous frown line…and there it plans to stay. Are we fighting a losing battle here? Not necessarily: specially targeted skincare is coming to our rescue
So, what are sleep lines exactly?
So, what are sleep lines exactly?
The lesser known brother of the expression line, the sleep wrinkle, is no less unsightly. These lines, which appear with age, can decide to appear on our faces at any time and stay for good. So, how can we prevent sleep lines and get rid of them?
We take a look at volume loss and saggy skin on the cheeks
We take a look at volume loss and saggy skin on the cheeks
The first signs of volume loss and a sagging face tend to appear at the cheeks and cheekbones. We take a look at this high-risk area in the fight against aging.