The mother-of-two you will NEVER believe is 51! Chef who looks decades younger says she is proof of the age-defying effects of eating food packed with spices

'Being beautiful isn't easy': 20-year-old pens essay lamenting her 'pretty' looks, claiming people only focus on her 'blonde hair and 34DD breasts'

Felicia Czochanski, 20, a junior at Fordham University, explained that because of her 'blonde hair, big hazel eyes, 34DD breasts, and toned calves' her achievements go unnoticed.

The women who stare at the SUN to lose weight: Worrying new 'health' fad convinces Chinese women that sunlight can replace food

Women in Hong Kong are staring at the sun in the hope that its energy will replace the need for food. They also believe the practice improves their vision and sleep quality.

'Don't judge me on my looks': Star of TV dating show says no one will believe she's saving herself... because she looks too glamorous to be a virgin

18-year-old Alex Marlow, from Birmingham, says that she is saving her virginity for The One, as she looks for love on brand new dating show E4's Young, Free and Single: LIVE.


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A rare glimpse of the Queen's private world: Candid photos show the monarch choosing curtains and working through her red boxes

Photos of the Queen show the monarch working through her red boxes

The previously unpublished images are the work of photographer David Secombe, 53, who took them while working on a BBC documentary called Elizabeth R over eight months in 1991. Among the candid snaps are pictures of the Queen choosing curtain material and watching TV at Holyroodhouse (left and right), reading through official correspondence at Buckingham Palace (top centre) and flying back to London after a politically sensitive visit to Northern Ireland (bottom centre).

How low can she go? 'Limbo queen' does the splits while wearing ROLLER SKATES and sails under bars set just inches above the ground

Kaitlyn Conner, 19, from Blue Springs in Missouri, set a world record for the longest backwards limbo skating in 2008 - rolling under 23 limbo bars spread over 12 feet.

How to stop worries sabotaging your sleep: Britain's top sleep doctor reveals the blissfully easy ways to stop stress giving you insomnia

Henry Deedes has been struggling with sleeplessness for eight months, so he's relieved when Dr Guy Meadows, a sleep physiologist, gives him advice on how to deal with insomnia.

A home fit for a footballer's wife: Jimmy Bartel's fashion blogger wife Nadia opens up her stylish home - including a walk-in wardrobe any WAG would die for

Fashion blogger Nadia Bartel has opened the Melbourne home she shares with her husband and AFL star Jimmy Bartel to the public in a new web series - and it is as just as luxurious as her wardrobe

The curse of Strictly continues: As Helen George announces her marriage split, the other dance floor affairs, divorces and break-ups revealed

The curse strikes again with actress Helen George splitting from her husband of three years. FEMAIL explores the other relationships that have folded during the show.

Paloma Faith gets a promotion! Singer showcases curves in Agent Provocateur lingerie... a decade after working as a sales assistant in the brand's London store 

London-born singer Paloma Faith was previously a shop assistant for luxury lingerie brand Agent Provocateur. The 34-year-old worked at Soho's Broadwick Street store for three years.

Morrisons faces furious backlash from women after moving New Scientist magazine to MEN'S section

Biology graduate Sophia Anam, from Leeds, has accused the store of giving young girls 'an awful message' after she took a photo of her local branch's shelves and posted it on Facebook.

Meet social media's newest canine stars: Pets melt hearts around the world after besotted owner shares cute snaps of her four dogs at play

Shandess Griffin, a dog daycare manager from Maple Ridge, Canada, has had close to one million views for a snap she shared of her furry friends crammed into the back of a small Volkswagen.

In sickness and in SELFIE! Vicar interrupts wedding ceremony to grab a snap with the happy couple

Emma and Jamie Scarborough, from Corby Northamptonshire, were stunned when their vicar pulled out a selfie stick before they swapped vows. The bride, 26, called the shot 'extra special.'

Faddy food has driven me nuts: Experts call it orthorexia - an obsession with healthy eating. Sarah Vine admits she's succumbed!

Clean eating has gone mainstream. Sarah Vine tried to get into the healthy eating trend - but her family refused to eat her creations. Orthorexia can be dangerous when it goes too far.

My man keeps comparing me to past girlfriends - what should I do? Rowan Pelling gives advice

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Question: I've started dating again in my 50s after my long-term relationship failed and have been seeing a man who suits me well, except for his comparing me to his exes.



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Reese Witherspoon kept the summer vibe going with bold accents and sunnies Reese Witherspoon kept the summer vibe going with bold accents and sunnies

'Have you thought about losing weight?' Chinese dating show famed for contestants' brutally honest (and hysterical) questions invites Australian singles to apply

Chinese dating show If You Are The One invites Australian singles to apply

The most viewed dating show in China is calling upon Australia to join the ranks of single, mandarin speaking contestants in collaboration with Australia's Special Broadcasting Service. 'If You Are The One,' hosted by Meng Fei has asked the Australian public to sign up for the show if they're 'terrified to die alone,' 'worry no one will love them...ever' or 'sick of cooking for one' in a two part special to be filmed in both Australia and Nanjing, China.

Now that's how you cut it fine! The seven knives any self-respecting cook MUST have in their kitchen revealed

An infographic by mealspirations reveals the seven knives every cook should have in their kitchen, with clear explanations of the uses of each type of knife.

How to create the PERFECT piece of toast: Put the timer on for just over two minutes and wait 22 seconds before buttering

The formula that will put an end to soggy bread has been revealed. According to research the ideal slice is toasted for 128 seconds until golden and is topped with spread right to the edge of the crusts.

The 1938 photos that prove going back to school has NEVER been fun: Glum children say goodbye to their families as term begins

The poignant photographs were taken on station platforms around London and show parents waving their thoroughly miserable looking children off to school - proof that going back has never been fun.

A royal wave: The Queen greets well-wishers as she arrives for the Sunday service at Crathie Kirk alongside the Duke of Edinburgh and Prince Charles

The Queen and Duke of Edinburgh are currently on summer break at their private Scottish home of Balmoral. They regularly worship at the parish church Crathie Kirk during their holiday.

The perfect leading lady: Princess Charlene dazzles in Dior as she and husband Prince Albert honour acting icon Robert Redford at Monaco gala

Princess Charlene, 37, wowed in a floor-length Christian Dior Couture dress with embellishments at the Princess Grace Awards, which was held at the Monaco Palace in Monte Carlo on Saturday.

Would you eat FISH ice cream? The world's oddest puddings revealed (but don't worry, they're not all as bad as Japan's frozen seafood dessert)

From Australia's glow-in-the-dark dessert to the Philippines's cheesy sorbet, some of the oddest frozen puddings in the world are revealed. And not all of them sound like a treat for the taste buds.

Pink Ladies: Elyse Knowles, Miss Universe star Natalie Roser and 'new Miranda' Elouise Morris turn up the heat in sizzling summer photo shoot

Australian model Elyse Knowles has starred in a new beauty campaign alongside bronzed up fellow models Elouise Morris and Natalie Roser. The trio were selected for their 'cool girl' appeal.

They're REAL superheroes: Men who suffered brain disease and lost limbs in bomb blasts battle back and now they're in 'the best shape of their lives' 

Men's Health has selected five British men from scores of nominations and crowned them its 'Heroes' for overcoming extraordinary adversity to become celebrated role models.

Thicker hair in seconds: FEMAIL beauty expert Elsa McAlonan on how to avoid flyaways and keep hair healthy and strong

Elsa McAlonan advises how to keep hair healthy and strong

Thinning hair is an unavoidable part of aging as reader Julie, 50, from London, has noticed. Her hair is becoming increasingly brittle and thin as she ages, so she asked FEMAIL beauty columnist Elsa McAlonan for advice. According to Elsa, thick hair doesn't have to be a thing of the past when you hit 40 - she explains what to do to keep locks luscious. She also reveals her top picks of the week, including a citrus shower gel and a bargain foundation.

Want glowing skin? Grab the tomato ketchup! The condiment has many surprising uses - including cleaning saucepans and conditioning hair

After Sarah Vine revealed that ketchup can fix sun-bleached hair she ignited a storm of interest. Tessa Cunningham explores ketchup's many surprising uses - from cleaning rust to face masks.

'I'm in the best shape of my life': Lorraine Kelly, 55, says she has never been happier with her body

TV presenter Lorraine Kelly, 55, told FEMAIL that she aims to 'empower' the modern 50-plus woman. The much-loved Scot added that she eats healthily and walks around London to stay in shape.

Mix and match eye shadows and a spaghetti measure: The must-have gifts and beauty products that will make your week

Whether it's make-up for your dressing table or cooking equipment for the kitchen, make sure you treat yourself with one of the best products hitting the High Street shelves this week.

Acid attack victim stars in powerful 'beauty' tutorial video calling for a ban on the corrosive liquid... because buying it is as easy as picking up a new lipstick 

Reshma, 18, a Mumbai-based student was the victim of an acid by her brother-in-law on the way to school. She has appeared in a campaign video for support group Make Love Not Scars.

Strobe like a pro: How to recreate the catwalk's hottest beauty trend at home (and get supermodel cheekbones in the process)

The technique promises to give you a dewy complexion, make you look younger and highlight your best features. FEMAIL writer Deni Kirkova, 25, was given a masterclass at London's Benefit store.

Which self-tan is YOUR perfect match? From a foam that develops in five minutes to a lotion lasting three weeks, FEMAIL puts innovative new bronzers to the test

FEMAIL tested an exhaustive number of brands and settled on a selection of our favourites - including a formula you apply in the shower and a face tanner that won't block pores.