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  • Affordable French skincare for va-va-voom glow

    We've unearthed eight French pharmacy brands with that certain je ne sais quoi. Here's your passport to a natural glow a la Marion Cotillard... and the best bit? It won't break the bank

  • Letterbox cheer: best gifts by post

    Share the love in lockdown (we’re almost there!) with one of these fun letterbox gift ideas, from book bundles and candles, to beauty boxes and wine.

  • It’s cool to be kind: the beauty edit

    Want to give Veganism a whirl but can't part with cheese and chocolate? Here's your loophole: go vegan with your beauty routine instead with these kind-to-animals brands.

  • 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.

  • The best festive beauty buys

    It's Xmas, which means it's time to overhaul your beauty routine with festive shades and a whole load of glitter. Add these new releases to your makeup bag now!

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    Think pink! 11 buys to support Breast Cancer Awareness

    Add these feel-good limited edition buys to your basket ASAP to look gorgeous and support breast cancer charities this October. Two birds, one stone - yes please.

  • Best beauty advent calendars for 2020

    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.

  • Pucker up! 11 lipsmacking lipsticks

    Pop one (or three) of these lovelies into your make up bag to ensure luscious lips all summer long

  • 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.

  • Make-up for men: ooh or eww?

    Turns out more and more blokes are getting handy with bronzer and concealer. So we tried out one leading male make-up brand on some lucky Muddy husbands.

  • Beauty Pie – your new beauty BBF

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

  • Gotta Have It

    Cult beauty brand alert! We've got our Muddy fingers in a LOT of Beauty Pie's luxe products this week, and we're going back in for seconds.

  • Gotta Have It

    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

    While I’m a big fan of neons, flouros and sunshine-y oranges in the summer, come autumn I’m casting around for something a little different to swipe across my finger and toe nails. You get bored looking at the same old colours, don’t you? New York brand Essie’s Fall 2017 collection, which you’ll find in Superdrug and […]

  • Bronze goddess incoming!

    The Bobbi Brown Shimmer Brick is a late-summer classic and the hardest working item in the Muddy make-up bag.

  • Make up by numbers

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

  • Where d’ya get those peepers?

    My eyelashes aren't my best feature, I have to be honest: they're short and there aren't that many of them. Mascara can only go so far and I always stick false eyelashes on wonky so with Christmas coming up, I booked myself in for some glam eyelash extensions at Frontlinestyle in Bath...

  • Brilliant make-up ad: watch this!

    Have you seen this from Japanese beauty brand Shiseido? It’s been around for a while but it’s super cool. It’s called High School Girl? and it shows the incredibly transfor­mative power of makeup – and then some. If you haven’t seen it, well, here’s your chance.  Very clever stuff.  

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