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    It's not just about the frocks! Oxford's Westgate sorts nails, hair, brows and make-up in one fell swoop. Here's where to head for the beauty treatment.

  • Cheap, chic beauty buys

    Quick, raid a teenage girl’s make-up bag! Budget beauty is big news right now. Here are some corkers that’ll only set you back a few quid.

  • Five of the best eye masks

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

  • Summer essentials

    This brilliant (and local) new sunscreen is among our top picks to refresh your summer beauty routine. Summer, we're gunning for you.

    • All about ERA

      A sleek new skin and laser clinic in Thame has just opened, and yours truly has already been in, tried it out and got the review to prove it! Wanna see what the fuss is about?

    • Natural fit

      Organic, vegan, super-pure beauty products used to be worthy but not that effective. Well, not any more! Meet your new favourite no-nasties brands.

      • Do blondes have more fun?

        Well, there's only one way to find out! Muddy heads to The House of Klamer in Beaconsfield to make like Marilyn.

      • LED Lady

        Want to bust the wrinkles but stay away from the botox syringe? You'll be needing this Déesse Pro Edition mask from Cedar Therapy in Chipping Norton then!

      • 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.

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