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  • 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.

  • Beauty Pie – your new beauty BBF

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

  • 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!

  • 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.

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    Gotta Have It – Glossier

    This supercool beauty brand is adored by millennials. But there's also a lot to love here when you have more (*cough*) mature skin.

  • Muddy loves Essie

    New season, new nails - time to ditch the summer neons and check out Essie's new muted autumnal hues.

  • Glow baby, glow

    The Bobbi Brown Shimmer Brick is a late-summer classic. Bronzed goddess incoming!

  • Makeup ta-dah!

    Rubbish at putting on slap? This makeup by numbers eye, cheek and face palette by Charlotte Tilbury will sort you out good and proper.

  • Nail your style

    Thought M&S was just for knickers and ready meals? Think again! These super-chic, Chanel-inspired Autograph nail polishes are well worth a detour to the beauty hall.

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