Director Alfred Hitchcock may have launched TIPPI HEDREN's Hollywood career when he cast her in The Birds, but after she refused his advances, he did his best to end it. She tells Lina Das why, despite everything, she still doesn't regret saying no.
If you want brooding, smoky eyes, try Sarah Moon for Nars duo eyeshadow in Quai Des Brumes, which, in spite of being very dark,
has just enough subtle shimmer to flatter rather than flatten. £25, narscosmetics.co.uk
To celebrate 100 years, Acqua di Parma has looked to its Italian roots to create three opera-inspired perfumes. Drawing on scenes in La Traviata, Note Di Colonia I opens with a burst of citrus and then weaves a spell of loveliness with rose and violet. £280, harrods.com
For more serious cover, blend on Tom Ford Waterproof Foundation/Concealer, which is a winter magic wand for skin. £64, 0870 034 2566
I love the French rock-and-roll attitude of Zadig & Voltaire.
The unisex This Is Her! is a gourmande fragrance laced with sandalwood, jasmine, vanilla and chestnut. £38, houseoffraser.co.uk
Yardley London English Dahlia Nourishing Hand Cream has a fabulously retro appearance and is also by appointment to Her Majesty herself. Its pleasing ingredients include jojoba and macadamia nut oil. £4.49, yardleylondon.co.uk
Dolce & Gabbana Velvet Love is simply beautiful. If you want a subtle scent that is both feminine and mysterious, check out this heavenly blend of soft florals. £165, harrods.com
Fake the clear complexion of a literary heroine with the help of Burberry Bright Glow Foundation spf 30. £36,
For top-quality pigment and precise application, look no further than the brilliant By Terry Rouge-Expert click stick. Pick shade Dark Purple for the perfect bohemian lip. £24.50, harrods.com
Clever Chanel has taken inspiration from the love affair between Coco and Arthur Boy Capel to create the chic, androgynous Boy Chanel. A harmony of lavender, geranium, sandalwood and musk, its the latest addition to the Les Exclusifs collection. £130, 020 7493 3836
If there were an easily available test that could tell you whether you are genetically predisposed to obesity, anxiety or Alzheimer's, would you take it? Liz Jones goes under the microscope to find out whether her problems are caused by nature or nurture - and what she can do about it.
Bobbi Brown Wine Eye Palette (left) is a perfect complement to tartan. £42.50, bobbibrown.co.uk
The new Addison Ross Off The Beaten Track scented candle is inspired by memories of walking in heather and spruce in the Scottish Borders. This lovely, gently peaty aroma is one of ten fragrances in the collection. £25, addisonross.com
Award-winning Scottish aromatherapy brand Beatitude uses oats in every formula. Use Skin Salvation Facial Oil throughout winter to keep irritation at bay and moisture levels up. £13.50, beatitudeproducts.co.uk
Expect an instantly plumper, firmer complexion, as though youve just climbed Ben Nevis, with Omorovicza Oxygen Booster, thanks to nasturtium extracts that help increase the uptake of oxygen in the skin, along with moisturising hyaluronic acid. £85, omorovicza.com
The delicious Gordon Castle bath and body ranges The Herb Garden
Salt Scrub uses natural ingredients including lavender and peppermint grown at the Speyside castle itself. £24, gordoncastlescotland-shop.com