Beauty & Fashion | Beauty

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    Wednesday Apr 16

    How star power creates beauty super brands

    Katie Holmes, Rihanna and Jennifer Aniston are the latest A-listers to lend their star status to beauty ranges. Liz Jarvis checks out the trends in celebrity endorsements

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    Thursday Apr 3

    Miss India 2014 finalists walk the ramp

    Miss India 2014 contest finalists walk the ramp wearing traditional dresses in Mumbai. The 51st edition of Miss India will be held on April 5 and the winner will represent India at Miss World 2014.

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    Sunday Mar 30

    Miss Philippines 2014: Dubai-born beauty Parul Shah wins place

    Daughter of Dubai-based expats shines in Philippines' most coveted beauty pageant

  • story 4
    Saturday Mar 29

    Vampire facelift not banned in all Dubai clinics

    Salons and spas cannot offer treatment, but it is available in Health Care City

  • story 5
    Saturday Mar 22

    Madonna launches ad for skin care line

    The 55-year-old celeb says she has "spent hours, months and years" on having good skin

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    Thursday Mar 6

    Facials wild and wacky in UAE

    When it comes to looking youthful, no treatment is ever too outlandish and we have quite a few of them in the UAE. Although some of them may sound utterly zany there’s no dearth of takers for these facials. We bring you some of the most popular ones.

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    Sunday Feb 23

    Beauty rules in shades of pink

    The coolest shade on the Autumn/Winter catwalks and the only colour to be seen in this season – there’s never been a better time to get pretty in pink

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    Monday Feb 17

    Tips to get the look of Bollywood’s most beautiful women

    Look glamorous day and night with brilliant tips and tricks inspired by Bollywood’s most beautiful women

  • story 9
    Friday Nov 15

    Hair dare — celebs who cut it close

    Hunger Games starlet Jennifer Lawrence, Pamela Anderson and Miley Cyrus are just the latest in a long line to explore the world of short hairdos. Want to try it too? Here’s the dos and don’ts

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    Sunday Nov 10

    Miss Venezuela Gabriela Isler is Miss Universe 2013

    A 25-year-old Venezuelan television presenter Gabriela Isler is crowned Miss Universe 2013. The second place goes to Miss Spain Patricia Yurena Rodriguez and third to Miss Ecuador Constanza Baez.

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    Monday Nov 4

    Miss Universe 2013: Contestants dazzle in national costumes

    The Miss Universe 2013 contestants present a colourful spectacle as they take part in the National Costume Contest at Vegas Mall in Moscow, Russia. The Miss Universe pageant will be held at Crocus City Hall in Moscow on November 9.

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    Tuesday Oct 8

    Should I have a facelift?

    Although they appear to be on the rise, comparatively few people undergo the the treatment

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    Saturday Oct 5

    Moe Set Wine crowned Miss Universe Myanmar

    25-year-old US-educated business graduate Moe Set Wine is selected among 20 other contenders to represent her country at the 62nd Miss Universe pageant in Moscow on November 9.

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    Saturday Sep 28

    b: blunt hair salon opens in Dubai

    Bollywood actor Farhan Akhtar and his hairstylist wife Adhuna talk about the synergy of their respective careers during the opening of b: blunt hair salon in Dubai

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    Saturday Sep 28

    Finek Mohammad crowned Miss Kurdistan 2013

    27-year-old Finek Mohammad Abdul Kareem wins the 2nd Miss Kurdistan beauty pageant held in Abril, the capital of Iraq’s autonomous Kurdistan region.

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    Saturday Sep 28

    A beauty pageant for inmates to honour the Virgin of Mercy

    Beauty pageants are very popular in Colombia where every September the El Buen Pastor women’s prison in Bogota holds a pageant on the feast of the Virgin of Mercy, the patron saint of prisoners.

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    Saturday Sep 28

    Farhan Akhtar and wife Adhuna open Dubai salon

    She’s the wind beneath my mane, says Farhan Akhtar of hairstylist wife Adhuna, as they open their Dubai b: blunt

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    Friday Sep 27

    Miss World Top Model is Young

    Filipina beauty is the crowd’s favourite, but will she bag the upcoming Miss World crown?

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    Sunday Sep 15

    Roxana Oana Andrei wins Miss Universe Romania 2013 beauty pageant

    26-year-old Roxana Oana Andrei is crowned winner of the Miss Universe Romania 2013 beauty pageant. She will represent Romania at the Miss Universe 2013 contest in Moscow on November 9.

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    Saturday Sep 14

    Indonesia to hold Miss World for Muslims

    Muslimah World exclusively for Muslims is the latest backlash against Miss World

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    Saturday Sep 7

    In pictures: Miss World 2013 contestants

    The 63rd edition of the Miss World pageant, has officially begun as contestants from around the world have started arriving in Indonesia, the host country for the annual beauty contest. The Miss World 2013 finale will be held on 28th September at Sentul International Convention Center, Jakarta. A record 131 contestants from different nationalities will compete for the coveted title at the pageant. Here we look at some of the participating candidates.

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    Saturday Sep 7

    Filipina Mutya Johanna Datul is Miss Supranational 2013

    Filipina Mutya Johanna Datul bags the Miss Supranational 2013 crown during the fifth edition of the annual pageant held in Belarus. The international beauty contest is run by the World Beauty Association based in Panama.

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    Wednesday Sep 4

    Atlantic City welcomes Miss America contestants

    The Miss America pageant hold a welcoming ceremony in the Atlantic City for the 53 contestants, one from each state plus the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico and the US Virgin Islands. The contestants filed out of Boardwalk Hall, where the competition will begin next week and culminate days later, and walked across the Boardwalk to a stage.

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    Monday Sep 2

    Karen Ghrawi wins Miss Lebanon crown

    22 year-old interior design student Karen Ghrawi is crowned Miss Lebanon beauty pageant.

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    Wednesday Aug 28

    Now get that beauty fix at your office desk

    Get a manicure, pedicure, facial or even shoulder massage - all in the comfort of your workplace

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