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Animal prints

Take a walk on the wild side as animal prints, a perennial autumn favourite, reappear this season. Some designers are experimenting with animal motifs, such as panther (at Givenchy) and snakeskin prints (at Chloe).

Friday, 14 October, 2011, 12:00am

Lined eyes

Heavily lined eyes make a bold statement this season, with 1940s movie stars providing the inspiration for designers and makeup brands alike. Laura Mercier Kohl eye pencil (right, HK$140) is designed to help create a smoky look.

26 Oct 2007 - 12:00am

Smoky eyes

Smoky eyes are hot this winter. Smudge a soft eyeliner along your lash line. Then blend a dark eyeshadow outwards and upwards. Be brave and choose bold shades. The focus of the face should be the eyes, so use natural or nude colours on cheeks and lips.

Lola Eye Shadow (HK$165)

31 Dec 2006 - 12:00am

Eyes wide open

Eye cream has long been considered an unnecessary addition to the bathroom shelf but nothing could be further from the truth. The skin around the eye area is extremely thin and more vulnerable to damage. Eye creams are designed to combat these problems by smoothing fine lines, minimising dark circles and reducing puffiness. We test six of the best.

6 Feb 2005 - 12:00am

Eye cream

It's never too early to start using eye cream. The secret to looking after the skin under your eyes is to remember that the area is very delicate. When applying eye cream, never pull or tug at the skin. Put a small amount of cream or gel on a clean fingertip and dab or pat under the eyes.

Aveda Tourmaline charged eye creme (15ml/ $330) 4/5

31 Oct 2004 - 12:00am

Bright eyes

The skin around the eyes is particularly delicate, and special eye creams are recommended to moisturise, prevent fine lines and provide a good base for make-up. Gently pat a small amount of product around the eyes with your finger tips every morning and night for best results. Usually one bottle lasts for a year, which is definitely a good investment.

25 Jul 2004 - 12:00am

Ask Mr. Brain

Why are there white, black and yellow people? Does the colour of the skin serve any special purpose? WANDA TSANG St Rose of Lima's School In common with many species, there is a wide range of variations in hair and skin colour, size and body shape among humans. The most obvious is the range of skin colours.

20 Aug 1999 - 12:00am