Fashion & Beauty

Keeping hair healthy

Fashion & Beauty

Being careless about what you eat or choosing a fad diet can have a real impact on the health of your hair, writes nutritionist Fiona Hunter.

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It’s a sustainable fashion revolution

Fashion & Beauty

We are addicted to cheap and disposable fashion - a habit that has been difficult to break. Designer Bozena Jankowska has tips on how we...

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Spring skin care

Beauty, Fashion & Beauty

The seasons change and so do the needs of our skin. Here are a few tips to help you transition from winter to spring....

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Debunking fashion myths and using colour tricks

Fashion, Fashion & Beauty

The power of colour is clear across marketing, advertising, sport, in many areas of business and of course is vital in fashion, but there are many colour myths that need debunking. Helen Venables explains.

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How to effortlessly wear classic blue

Fashion, Fashion & Beauty

2020 is the year of Classic Blue. Here, Helen Venables, of House of Colour, explains how to mix and match and wear Classic Blue with style...

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Autumn style tips

Fashion, Fashion & Beauty

Helen Venables encourages you to get creative with your wardrobe as autumn arrives with some styling tips for the coming months....

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Simplifying your summer beauty routine

Beauty, Fashion & Beauty

Tricia Cusden reveals her top tips for streamlining your summer beauty routine to ensure you’re making most of the warmer weather while looking after your skin.

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How to take care of your clothes

Fashion, Fashion & Beauty

Don't waste money investing in new clothes only for them to lose shape and lustre. Helen Venables shares tips for keeping your clobber in...

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Summer skin saviours

Beauty, Fashion & Beauty

Eloise Craven Todd shares the best summer skin care products and skin care tips to help you care for oily, sun-exposed skin....

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Be Bright, Be Bold!

Fashion, Fashion & Beauty, Sponsored

The collection at Hotter is bursting with colour this season, with a multitude of shades to choose from to get you summer-ready.

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Black suits only 1 in 4 of us

Fashion, Fashion & Beauty

Black is effortlessly stylish but we can't all pull off an Audrey Hepburn or Helen Mirren-look. Indeed, that go-to black number suits only...

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Stopping the environmental cost of fast fashion

Fashion, Fashion & Beauty

Helen Venables warns we need to make our wardrobes sustainable and eco-friendly. Even making small changes could make a difference. Here...

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How to dress and accessorise for your figure

Fashion, Fashion & Beauty

The age old problem of how to match clothes that suit your shape plagues us all. Thankfully, Helen Venables has some tips on the dos and don’ts of staying stylish and true to your figure.

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Spring beauty

Beauty, Fashion & Beauty

Stick your winter coats back in the cupboard and turn your attention to a spring skincare clean and bringing back your natural glow. ...

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Redefining how older women are viewed

Fashion, Fashion & Beauty

Gabriela Rickli-Gerster, a 63 year old model, left the audience at the Vivienne Westwood show in London speechless after walking down the...

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5 winter skincare tips for a healthier skin

Beauty, Fashion & Beauty

Winter brings with it dry, chapped skin so here are some simple tips to keep you glowing through the colder months.

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Tried & tested: Olverum bath oil

Beauty, Fashion & Beauty

Made from a recipe created more than 80 years ago, Olverum bath oil is a little known treasure that will transform bathtime into a...

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Autumn colour and style tips

Fashion, Fashion & Beauty

Autumn is almost upon us and it's time to spruce up your wardrobe to cope with the chill. Helen Venables has some tips to keep you cosy and...

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How to travel in style

Fashion, Fashion & Beauty

Helen Venables reveals some simple packing hacks that will allow you to make maximum use of your limited baggage allowance.

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Use style to blow away negativity during menopause

Fashion, Fashion & Beauty

Helen Venables' tips on how to build your confidence using style and colour during menopause....

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5 Ways with florals this spring

Fashion, Fashion & Beauty

Grace Dale has tips to brighten your wardrobe. Here are her top 5 ways to wear gorgeous florals this Spring....

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Secrets of successful shopping

Fashion, Fashion & Beauty

Do you shop for the shape you are now or the shape you think you’ll be come summer? Helen Venables says be realistic – if you don’t like what on the label, cut it out!

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The 8 best ways to take care of sensitive eye skin

Beauty, Fashion & Beauty

Caring for this delicate area requires a light touch, the right products, and attention to health in general. Here are eight things to...

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Turn back the clock with Daiva Beauty House

Beauty, Fashion & Beauty

Treat your face to a winter pamper at Daiva Beauty House and her expert knowledge and care will have your face positively glowing come...

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Your guide to glowing skin this winter

Beauty, Fashion & Beauty

Skincare specialist Jennie Lawson reveals her guide for great and glowing skin through the harsh winter months.

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Ward off the ageing process with chocolate and roses

Beauty, Fashion & Beauty

Using the powerful antioxidants found in dark chocolate and the relaxing aroma of roses, LipoTherapeia have produced a powerful anti-ageing...

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New Year, new look

Fashion, Fashion & Beauty

Style and colour guru Helen Venables shares her top tips for embracing a new look this year....

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Maintain healthy skin during party season

Beauty, Fashion & Beauty

During the party season your skin needs an extra TLC boost, don’t let the tiredness show with these top tips.

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Twelve beauty products you need this Christmas

Beauty, Fashion & Beauty

Don't let your skin and hair succumb to winter damage, fight back with these twelve essential products. ...

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Ten ways to anti-age your wardrobe

Fashion, Fashion & Beauty

From mixing patterns to understanding your colours, Helen Venables reveals the ten ways to anti-age your wardrobe. ...

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The anti-ageing products you didn’t know you already had

Beauty, Fashion & Beauty

Leading skin repair expert Lorena Öberg shares the secret anti-ageing ingredients in your shopping basket.

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Six steps to happy skin this winter

Beauty, Fashion & Beauty

Love your skin and it will love you back. Anti-ageing skincare specialist Katy Hull offers her top tips for happy skin this winter....

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Winter coats, how many coats should you really have?

Fashion, Fashion & Beauty

With summer outfits pushed to the back, it is time once again to layer up. Anna Harvey talks coats and jackets and why it really is worth...

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Ten steps to boost your skin confidence this autumn

Beauty, Fashion & Beauty

Catkin Wemyss Bodmer, founder of British brand BRYT Skincare shares her five top tips for great skin this autumn.

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Feed your face with natural anti ageing skincare

Beauty, Fashion & Beauty

From covering our faces in coffee to a more mindful approach to buying products, opting for a natural skincare approach is a trend that is...

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Back to basics

Fashion, Fashion & Beauty

Although hidden, your underwear plays an important role in defining an outfit and can improve self-confidence, Anna Harvey explains. ...

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Fashion is what you buy, style is how you wear it

Fashion, Fashion & Beauty

Designer and stylist Kay Davidson uses her years of experience to round up this year’s autumn essential pieces.

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Changing shape as you age

Fashion, Fashion & Beauty

Changing shape while ageing is inevitable, but that doesn't mean you can't always look stylish. Anna Harvey offers her advice on how to...

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The nail terminology you should know

Beauty, Fashion & Beauty

With the approaching cold weather it's important to look after your hands and nails but do you know the correct terminology and what to ask...

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How to overcome the age barrier to style

Fashion, Fashion & Beauty

Dawn Cutler from fashion and beauty blog, Posh Rock, talks breaking down the age barrier to style and explains how setting up her blog improved her self-confidence.

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A facial so pure, you could eat it

Beauty, Fashion & Beauty

Treat your skin this summer to the healing properties of nature's liquid gold, with a honey facial at Bhuti in Richmond....

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Hair and beauty myths, what should you believe?

Beauty, Fashion & Beauty

Summer is the season of sun-kissed skin and lighter hair. But many of the beauty myths we swear by, are not always what they seem. ...

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Make a lasting first impression

Fashion, Fashion & Beauty

The devils in the detail, Helen Venables shares her style tips for men on making a lasting first impression.

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Summer sorted

Beauty, Fashion & Beauty

Be kind to your skin this summer with this guide of summer beauty essentials that will keep you polished, nourished and protected. ...

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Essential summer skincare tips

Beauty, Fashion & Beauty

With passports at the ready, it's important to rethink your skincare regime to suit the change in temperature. ...

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Dressing with authority in the summer

Fashion, Fashion & Beauty

Trying to stay cool while being professional isn’t an easy feat. Helen Venables offers tips on how to dress with authority at work in the summer months.

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Transitioning your makeup from winter to summer

Beauty, Fashion & Beauty

Summer is fast approaching, and that means it's time to start transitioning your winter makeup routine to your summer one....

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The six essential jewellery pieces you should own

Fashion, Fashion & Beauty

There are staples that every jewellery box should contain. Mandy Bular highlights the top six sparklers you mustn't live without....

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Spring beauty round-up

Beauty, Fashion & Beauty

With summer just around the corner, it’s time to give your face and body a bit of TLC.

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Dress with confidence as you age

Fashion, Fashion & Beauty

A positive outlook on ageing is just as important as a healthy lifestyle. Helen Venables offers her top tips for dressing with confidence...

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How to wear colour: know your neutrals

Fashion, Fashion & Beauty

Helen Venables of House of Colour shares her advice for dressing in colour this spring....

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Keep it cool this spring

Fashion, Fashion & Beauty

With warmer weather just around the corner it’s time to add a touch of spring to your wardrobe

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Learn to love your skin

Beauty, Fashion & Beauty

The colder months can be particularly harsh on dry, eczema prone skin. Keep your your skin nourished with these top tips....

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Look fabulous whatever age or shape

Fashion, Fashion & Beauty

Whatever age or body shape, it is still possible to look and feel fabulous. Follow these tips for a flawless, ageless look every day....

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A winter pamper at Beauty & Melody

Beauty, Fashion & Beauty

In need of a bit of a pamper during these cold dark nights? Beauty and Melody is a heavenly hideaway in the heart of East London.

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Sleep and its impact on ageing skin

Beauty, Fashion & Beauty

A restless sleep is doing much more than making us feel sluggish the next morning, a bad night's sleep actually has a negative impact on...

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Christmas party outfit sorted

Fashion, Fashion & Beauty

Helen Venables shares her dos and don'ts for Christmas Party outfits that will have you standing out for all the right reasons....

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Beauty gift guide roundup

Beauty, Fashion & Beauty

Still lacking inspiration for some of those all important gifts? Give a gift she’ll love this Christmas with 50connect’s beauty guide roundup.

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Dress your best this autumn and winter

Fashion, Fashion & Beauty

Winter does not mean months of oversized fleeces and baggy trousers, Charles Clinkard offer quick fixes to boost inner confidence through...

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The key to happy skin this winter

Beauty, Fashion & Beauty

Keep your skin happy and nourished this winter with winter skin care advice from The Garrett Clinic....

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Layer up this autumn

Fashion, Fashion & Beauty

Nayna McIntosh shares her top tips for layering outfits this winter and explains why the foundation layer is so important.

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How to dress to make an impression

Fashion, Fashion & Beauty

Don't shy away this autumn, dress to impress with these ten top tips on adding colour to your wardrobe....

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Look after your skin through menopause

Beauty, Fashion & Beauty

Dermatologist Dr Howard Murad explains the ways menopause affects the body and how best to look after your skin during the transition. ...

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The secret to dressing vintage style as we age

Fashion, Fashion & Beauty

Vintage fashion expert Susie Nelson, reveals the secrets behind perfecting the ‘classic style’ and how it can increase confidence and individuality for mature women.

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Hassle free beauty routines for older skin

Beauty, Fashion & Beauty

Shely Chotai, health and wellbeing coach, shares her advice for a hassle-free skin care routine that will leave your face feeling...

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Anti-ageing magic potion

Beauty, Fashion & Beauty

Daily drink that helped to rewind the years in my face and it can do the same for you! Writes Katy Hull....

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Why every woman deserves a powerhouse serum in her skincare regime

Beauty, Fashion & Beauty

Katy Hull reveals the simple treatment that could help breathe new life into your complexion.

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The beauty & healing mineral

Beauty, Fashion & Beauty

50connect beauty and wellness expert Katy Hull reveals why MSM (methylsulfonylmethane) should be part of your beauty routine....

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Learning to love the skin you are in

Beauty, Fashion & Beauty

50connect's new beauty and wellbeing contributor, Katy Hull, talks skincare and the ills of the cosmetics industry....

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Menopause and skin elasticity

Beauty, Fashion & Beauty

When we reach the menopause collagen levels can fall by as much as 30 per cent causing several visible changes, but what can be done to keep skin supple and fresh?

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Less is more

Beauty, Fashion & Beauty

Find comfort in your own skin and be confident about who you are and how you look as an older woman....

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Majority of UK women say they started to look old at 46

Beauty, Fashion & Beauty

British women believe their 'face age' - how old people think they look - is an average of five years younger than their actual date of...

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What are the main forms of alopecia (hair loss)?

Beauty, Fashion & Beauty

Hair loss and baldness, known as alopecia, can be very worrying if you do not understand the natural causes of hair thinning. Here we look at the main causes.

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Boots offers perfect winter pick-me for over 60s women

Beauty, Fashion & Beauty

Free in-store beauty events for over 60s on January 15 and No7 giveaways...

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Alpha Hydroxy Acids in skin care

Beauty, Fashion & Beauty

What are Alpha Hydroxy Acids and what role do they play in skin care?Cleopatra bathed in milk, and noble European ladies pampered their...

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57% of older women cover grey hair

Beauty, Fashion & Beauty

Understanding how to care for ageing hair could make the difference between your style being Gran or Glam!

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Natural skin care in the sun

Beauty, Fashion & Beauty

Sara Hamer's tips for avoiding sun damage to ageing skin and two recipes for natural sun lotion....

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Skin Discoloration

Beauty, Fashion & Beauty

Freckles, age spots, pregnancy mask - these harmless skin defects can be quite an annoying problem....

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Makeup removal for older skin

Beauty, Fashion & Beauty

Crisitina Rusu looks at eye makeup remover for sensitive skin.

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Nourishing ageing skin

Beauty, Fashion & Beauty

France Baudet's golden rules for older women to suit skin type and age. ...

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Biosculpture gel nails

Beauty, Fashion & Beauty

France Baudet's tips for simply beautiful looking, healthy nails with polish that doesn't peel or smudge. Step forward gel nails...

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Beauty tips of the month for 50+ skin

Beauty, Fashion & Beauty

France Baudet with tips to improve your every day routines which can help reduce the appearance of ageing

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Beauty tips for an eco lifestyle

Beauty, Fashion & Beauty

Avoid toxins and live a greener lifestyle in the simplest way possible....

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10 steps to summer ready skin

Beauty, Fashion & Beauty

Summer is having a late flourish ... and so are countless summer skin woes! Read this simple guide to keeping your skin healthy in the sun....

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Dressing for tall women

Fashion, Fashion & Beauty

Learn which dresses work best on a tall woman’s frame and how to style yourself so your dress looks as hot on you as it did on the runway.

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Aloe vera for complete skin care

Fashion & Beauty

Aloe Vera has been used as an anti-inflamatory and skin soothing remedy for 1000s of years. Here's a quick guide on how you can make the...

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