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  • Hangover hiders

    There's nothing Muddy doesn't know about surviving a hangover. So in the interests of not being mistaken for a dug-up corpse this festive season, behold our five favourite morning after skincare saviours.

  • J’adore Isabel Marant

    We can't stretch to new Isabel Marant boots or bags right now but it's a big "OUI!" from us to her super-chic new lipsticks and other make up essentials, designed to create a day-to-night look with minimum faff.

  • Boy de Chanel

    Do you have strong views about men's make up? Your first thought might be to pinch his stuff if he's bought the new menswear beauty range by Chanel.

  • The ultimate summer beauty buys

    Be gone cement-style foundation and Alice Cooper-esque mascara! We've got the 11 best beauty buys for heatwave conditions and summer holiday suitcases.

  • beauty pie capsules orange

    Cult beauty brand alert!

    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.

  • The elixir of youth

    This supercool beauty brand is adored by millennials. But there's also a lot to love here when you have more (*cough*) mature skin.

  • five various coloured nail polish bottles spilling over

    Muddy Loves ESSIE

    Time to ditch the summer neons and check out Essie's new autumnal hues. Sorry, can't come out tonight, I'm painting my nails.

  • Bobbi brown black compact white brush greenery background

    Bronzed beauty

    Did you blink and miss the British sun this summer? The Bobbi Brown Shimmer Brick is a late-season classic. Bronzed goddess incoming!

  • Charlotte Tilbury make up by numbers

    Rubbish at putting on your face? This make-up by numbers palette in 7 steps by Charlotte Tilbury will sort out your eyes, cheeks and skin tone good and proper.

  • Nail that polish

    Thought M&S was just for knickers and ready meals? These super-chic, Chanel-inspired Autograph nail polishes are well worth a detour to the beauty hall.

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