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Beauty

  • Beauty buys to treat yourself to

    Need a little lift? Don't we all. Pop one of these treats in your basket and you'll feel better, trust us.

  • 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.

  • 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 - here's what happened.

  • 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.

  • J’adore/ J’abhor

    To Ink or not to ink? That is the question that's getting the Muddy office fired up this week. Two editors battle it out (*ducks for cover*).

  • Gotta Have It

    Counting the days until Christmas? We can help with that. Voila, five of the best luxe beauty advent calendars available to buy right now.

  • J’adore/ J’abhor

    It's Movember, the month when blokes grow moustaches to raise money for charity. Turns out the Muddy crew have VERY mixed views on men's facial hair. Where do you stand?

  • Skin deep beauty

    Sunbathing, boozing and general profligacy has left my face in tatters. But Aylesbury's Hartwell House offers a way to reverse the damage *and* measure progress.

  • 5 of the best… autumn nail polishes

    How to nail it with the dreamiest new season shades. Time for a home manicure?

  • Beauty Pie – your new beauty BBF

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

  • J’adore / J’abhor

    This week's Muddy heated debate: whether or not to embrace a full head of grey hair. Eeeek! or chic? We duke it out.

  • Review: The Beauty Studio, Jericho, Oxford

    How to lose a decade on the face in an hour? Karolina at The Beauty Studio in Oxford knows, and Muddy has been a very willing recipient!

  • Five of the best…travel sets

    Just back from hols and dreaming of your next great escape? Check in these ready to fly travel sets.

  • Shopping centre stunner

    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?

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