Beauty

Beauty in midlife can be defined in a range of ways. What’s most important is knowing what makes us feel attractive, healthy and confident. Here, we explore the changing nature of beauty in midlife and our what it means for us as individuals.

The Friday Five: Best hair conditioner for older women

Hair in midlife can change, thin or need extra care. Our Beauty Director shares her top picks for women.

'Love the bee, love the world' beauty products

Celebrate World Bee Day and contribute to the health of the apis population with suggestions from our Beauty Director.

The Monday 5: Start your week beautifully

Beauty Director Beatrice Aidin picks products that perk up your Mondays (and the rest of the days too)

The Friday Five: Ambitious products for lazy people

Beauty Director Beatrice Aidin chooses 5 great products that achieve maximum results with minimum effort.

The Friday Five: Eco-friendly beauty products

Beauty Director Beatrice Aidin reveals eco-friendly products that are sustainable...and effective!

The Friday Five: Hydrating, smoothing, radiance-giving products

Beauty Director Beatrice Aidin reveals products for sensitive skin, to highlight, calm skin and more.

Zoom: Understanding hair loss in midlife

Find out the facts about midlife hair loss, from thinning, patchy loss, hormone-related loss to other changes, from a panel of experts.

The Friday Five: Stand-out products I love now

There are so many beauty products out there. Which ones are really worth buying? Our Beauty Director shares some picks

What hair loss in midlife was like for me

Chrissy Iley started to experience hair loss...and went on a journey to figure out what was happening to her locks.

5 of the best concealers for mature skin

Our Beauty Director Beatrice Aidin shares her top affordable concealers for midlife

To Botox or not to Botox: Why I needed the needle

Beatrice Aidin, an award-winning beauty journalist, gave up Botox. Then something happened and she found herself yearning for it again.

Picture: Getty Images

The transformative power of beauty in midlife

There's more to beauty than mere pleasure and satisfaction, says Sue Peart.