While the oxymoronic 'no make-up' make-up look peaked on Marc Jacobs' spring catwalk - when models walked without a scrap of slap on their faces - elsewhere, colour returned in abundance, with every band of the rainbow represented, from red eyes to violet lips.
Cosmetics-obsessed vloggers, like Tanya Burr and Zoe Sugg, have taken the world by storm with their step-by-step YouTube make-up tutorials - inspiring us all to get a bit more adventurous with our beauty routines.
When Kim Kardashian West unveiled her dramatic new do at Paris Fashion Week in March, brunettes the world over wondered: just how did she get her dark locks so light?
There was a clear winner in the print stakes on the spring/summer catwalks. Stripes were seen everywhere, from Louis Vuitton (rendered in patent leather) and Chanel (long cardis and matching boots) to Paul Smith (natty blazers and drop waist dresses).
Chiming with the change of direction, which saw so many collections veering towards a Seventies vibe, suede overtook leather as the designer hide of choice for spring.
Now in its second year, Fashion Revolution Day on April 24 marks the day in 2013 when 1,133 people died and more than 2,500 others were injured, when a building housing several garment factories collapsed in Bangladesh.
It's so tempting, I know. All those annuals you've sown indoors from seed are now big enough to plant out, the tomato seedlings are doing well and you just want to clear those windowsills, the greenhouse or the conservatory to make a head start on summer.
As the weather warms up, the grass will be growing - so you need to get rid of lumps, bumps and bald patches to ensure you have a carpet of green velvet in the months ahead.
Some of my prize spring bulbs simply haven't appeared this year, including tulips and crocuses, which I planted in the autumn. The culprits? Grey squirrels.
He spent years serving queen and country, but when a vicious assault put an end to Jonathan Knight's career as a soldier, he found a new life producing clothes for them instead.
Oscar-winning actor Philip Seymour Hoffman has died from an "apparent drug overdose" in his New York City apartment, an NYPD spokesman said.
Shropshire’s Zoe Cooper has urged the county to get behind her tonight as she aims to book her place in the final of Britain’s Got Talent – after admitting she has been ‘overwhelmed’ by the support she has received.
In today’s competition we’re giving you the chance to get your hands on a £100 gift card to put towards your summer wardrobe.
1. Your home's roof should be inspected at least twice a year, both from the outside (preferably using binoculars) and inside the loft. If you can see daylight in the loft, there's probably something missing on the outside. Roof tiles or slates that have broken, slipped out of place, or been blown off are a common occurrence. If they're not replaced, rainwater will get into the loft and cause damage there and then the rooms below. Water staining in the loft is an early warning sign of a problem with the roof covering, so get it looked at by a reputable roofer straightaway.
If you want to increase your home's 'kerb appeal', giving the front a makeover is a must, whether you're selling or staying put. Here's how to do it:
1. The first step is to find auction houses that sell properties in the area you're looking in. London auctions have properties in London and the Home Counties, but also some much further afield. Outside London, auction houses are more likely to specialise in local properties. Once you've found an auction house, get on its mailing list, either for paper or online auction catalogues. The catalogue should be available a few weeks before the auction, usually with a schedule of viewing for the properties being sold. The catalogue/website will also have the guide prices and conditions of sale.