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    Best beauty advent calendars

    It's beginning to look a lot like advent calendar season! We've rounded up the top makeup, skincare and fragrance picks to get your hands on before they sell out.

  • The essential no make-up make-up kit

    It’s a trend that’s not going away anytime soon; make-up so subtle that it just makes you look like a brighter and better version of yourself. Here’s the Muddy guide.

  • Margaret Dabbs pedi kit

    Hello tootsies! The best at-home pedi kits

    It's starting to feel a lot like peak summer and with the mercury knocking 25 degrees on a regular basis, it means it's also time to expose The Feet. Ready, set, attack!

  • 5 of the best hair masks to buy now

    Split ends up to your ears? We've found five quick-fixes for treating neglected locks - and to stop your hair stylist from screaming when salons finally reopen!

  • 5 glow-getting tinted moisturisers

    Coming out of lockdown with a healthy glow but haven't worn make up on yonks? Ditch the foundation for a lightweight tinted moisturiser. Here's 5 on the Muddy radar.

  • Greys, begone! 5 root touch-ups

    Step away from the home dye and try one of these fast, effective and affordable root touch up kits to get rid of your greys (and stay in your hairdresser's good books).

  • Slap on that SPF! The best products to buy now

    Sun out, suncream on! Here are the best SPF products to protect your skin and get that glow - plus win one of 10 bundles of Saltee suncream up for grabs.

  • High street beauty saviours to buy now

    Think you deserve a little treat, but don't want to splash the cash right now? Here are 8 high street hits to help you get your lockdown look for less, all road-tested by yours truly.

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    Pucker up – 11 lipsticks you’ll love

    A new spring wardrobe might be out of the question (let's face it, we're living in PJs!) but we can all treat ourselves to a new lippy, right? Mwah!

  • Gotta Have It

    Hands never been cleaner - and more in need of a decent moisturiser? Treat yourself to a small dollop of comfort with these beautiful handcreams.

  • man face

    Make-up for Men: Euw or ooh?

    Turns out more and more blokes are getting handy with bronzer and concealer. We tried out one leading male make-up brand on some lucky Muddy husbands – here's what happened.

  • 5 of the best … face masks

    We love the enforced relaxation that comes with using a face mask - you have no choice but to lie back and take things easy for a while. Plus you emerge with skin peachier than a baby's bottom. Result!

  • Vegan Spa Star

    Anyone else dreaming of a Spa Day? Want to leave your body glowing and your conscience clean? Read our review of the Vegan Spa Day at Cowley Manor and C-Side Spa.

  • What to buy the hedonist who has everything?

    How about a little green to chase away the blues? These candles from MALIN+GOETZ are a chic (legal) way to relax this month.

  • J’adore/ J’abhor

    To Ink or not to ink? That is the question that's getting the Muddy office fired up this week. Two editors battle it out (*ducks for cover*).

  • Beauty Pie – your new beauty BBF

    Beauty Pie is *the* cult skin, hair and make-up brand everyone's talking about.

  • 5 cool light-blocking sleep masks

    Finding it hard to sleep when it's light at 4am? Banish insomnia in style with these chic eyemasks. Zzzzzz.

  • Milky beauty

    The cult Instagram-able brand Milk Makeup - in all it's grabbable, easy-to-use glory - has finally arrived in the UK! Hurrah!

  • Natural skincare + bio-active science = RESULTS

    Multi-award-winning skincare brand Balance Me has built its reputation on totally natural products backed by serious scientific credibility. I caught up with inspirational founders, sisters Clare and Rebecca, to find out more - oh, and wrestle away a whopping £1200 worth of Balance Me beauty bundles for you lot!

  • Skincare Saviours

    There's nothing Muddy doesn't know about surviving a hangover. So in the interests of not being mistaken for a dug-up corpse this festive season, behold our five favourite morning after skincare saviours.

  • Spa Heaven

    Need a cheeky spa break? Uh, yes please. So it's a good job Bowood Hotel and Spa is here with the ultimate in pre-Christmas pampering

  • Autumn hair rescue!

    After a long, hot summer exposing my locks to the sun, up top was in need of some serious TLC. Enter Candy Hair in Nailsworth…

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