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Beauty

  • 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.

  • Facial acupuncture – would you?

    It's the treatment that has a big celebrity following but can a face full of needles really perk up the Muddy visage? We visit Thame Therapy Clinic to try it out.

  • Ooh, new hair?

    Novelist Clover Stroud is highly promiscuous when it comes to hairdressers. Will an eco-friendly, super-stylish Faringdon salon win her heart?

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    A whizzy Guinot peel

    We try out a new Guinot skin-brightening treatment. Will it turn Muddy's Kerry Potter into J.Lo? Ready, steady, glow!

  • Cool new aesthetic beauty brand alert!!

    Heard of Image Skincare? Oasis Health and Beauty Spa in Great Missenden is the only salon in Bucks & Oxon to deploy its charms. Look mum, no wrinkles!

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    New year, new hair?

    If you're bored of your barnet, head to this cool, quirky new salon in Oxford pronto. See how they transformed Kerry...

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    Youth ahoy!

    Fancy taking 10 years off your face? I reckon I may have found just the person to do it. Enter Sara Fergusson of The Beauty Room.

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    Winter skin saviours

    Parched, peaky, partied out skin? Worry not, here are our top 3 face-saving beauty picks to see you through the next few months.

  • Brunette to redhead *eek!*

    What's a girl to do when she finds herself in a midlife crisis? Dial up the award-winning Anne Veck hair salon in Oxford and hit the colour bottle, thats what!

  • Fragrance + fashion = fabulous!

    We're coveting Miller Harris's divine new collaboration with renowned fashion illustrator Julie Verhoeven. Is it too early to write a Christmas list?

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