Independent and trusted reviews and advice about cosmetics, including information about cosmetic surgery, moisturisers, chemicals in cosmetics, and make-up.
Can you trust a cosmetic company's claims that its products aren't tested on animals? If it sells them in China, possibly not.
6 May 2013 |
Your favourite cosmetic brands could be being tested on animals even while they claim not to be. Find out which are the worst offenders.
Is knifeless surgery too good to be true?
19 Apr 2013 |
There are many non-surgical options offered to people who would like to look younger, promising the benefits of surgery but without the pain, cost and down time. But do they live up to their claims?
Do products endorsed by doctors live up to their claims?
2 Apr 2013 |
Some products carry medical endorsements such as 'paediatrician recommended' or 'dermatologist approved'. But what do these really mean?
CHOICE puts 10 BB creams to the test with some interesting results.
6 Mar 2013 |
BB creams are a hot new beauty product, billed as a one-stop-shop for skin care. But are they all they're cracked up to be?
Could your sunscreen be doing you more harm than good?
26 Jul 2012 |
The jury is still out on the risks associated with nano ingredients in sunscreens and cosmetics.
CHOICE goes beyond the health hype of cleaners and sanitisers.
10 Nov 2011 |
These cleaners are a popular choice in the battle against bacteria, but they're often no more effective than soap and water.
Which antiperspirants are likely to be more effective – and can you trust their grand claims?
22 Feb 2011 |
We address some of the common myths and misconceptions surrounding deodorants and antiperspirants.
Mineral foundations not as miraculous as marketers would have you believe.
30 Sep 2009 |
Mineral foundation is marketed as a more natural alternative to other foundations and usually contains finely crushed, naturally occurring minerals. But our investigation found it's not as natural as you'd think.
Are personal care products full of carcinogens and other toxic chemicals?
24 Jun 2009 |
There's a lot of websites listing chemicals to avoid in cosmetics, some with convincing reasons for doing so, such as cancer, infertility and general toxicity.
Don't be hoodwinked by ads spruiking the benefits of scientific-sounding, "clinically proven" ingredients
30 Apr 2009 |
Flick through the ads in women’s magazines these days and you could almost be reading a medical journal.