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  • 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.

  • 5 chic hand sanitisers (that aren’t sold out)

    Quit fighting over the last bottle of hand sanitiser in the supermarket and opt for one of these trendy, in-stock options instead (oh yeah, and we have a bunch to give away!)

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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!

  • 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.

  • Hangover hiders

    In the interests of not being mistaken for a dug-up corpse this festive season, behold our five favourite morning after skincare saviours.

  • Little Herbs

    Award-winning 100% organic herbal skincare saviours for expectant mums, new mums and babies

  • Paula’s Choice (and ours)

    This little-known Canadian skincare range is about to become your new buffed and glowing BFF.

  • A super special six-step facial

    I'm not having my memory erased or being connected to the National Grid, this is a facial!

  • Hollywood comes to the West Country

    Have you heard about Fire & Ice? No, it’s not a Torvill & Dean Christmas special but a super fast and super effective facial treatment beloved by Gwyneth Paltrow, Halle Berry and a whole red carpet full of other Hollywood A-listers. And I did have it too, just the other week at S-Thetics, a renowned […]

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