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Skincare

  • Review: Bodhi Tree Spa, Chalfont St Peter

    Seeking relaxation? With its eastern inspired, holistic approach to beauty and wellness (and excellent treatment list) this bijoux Muddy Award-winning day spa is the perfect place to zen out.

  • 22 fabulous Mother’s Day gift ideas

    The countdown to Mother's Day is on. Breathe deep, we've got gorgeous gifts (including local buys) for cool mamas. Or call it inspiration for yourself. Hint hint!

  • REVIEW: new skincare that’s gorgeous – and works!

    Let me introduce you to WOAH - your favourite new vegan skincare line, tried and tested by me! See my edit, then win the entire collection, worth over £200.

  • Party season essentials to add to your beauty bag

    It's Christmaaaaas! Treat yourself to some festive glam, and pick up some some gorgeous stocking fillers in one fell swoop at Next Beauty & Home's shopping event (11-12 Dec).

  • Christmas gift guide: for him

    What to buy the bloke who has everything (or 'wants nothing')? We've sorted his Christmas list with 25 cool gifting ideas from independent brands and businesses across the Muddy counties

  • Love local! Christmas gift guide for her

    Buy something gorgeous for the women in your life whilst supporting Bucks & Oxon businesses, with 15 gift ideas from lovely local stores.

  • Christmas gift guide: For Her

    Aunts, mums, grandmas, sisters and your girl posse all covered for Crimbo, plus some spot-on suggestions for gifts to self. Ho ho ho!

  • Try this: Non-surgical facelift at ERA, Thame

    A non-invasive, painless way to reduce wrinkles and sharpen your jawline sounds just the ticket. But does ERA Skin & Laser Clinic's HIFU treatment get results? Read the Muddy verdict.

  • Our pick of the best beauty advent calendars 2021

    This month the Liberty beauty advent calendar launches along with the John Lewis and M&S versions... you've gotta snap them up now before they sell out (yes, really!)

  • How to get that perfect sun-kissed glow

    Forget pale and interesting... we're channelling the St Tropez vibe, minus the orange tint. Here are some lotions and potions for a natural-looking tan without the UV damage

  • Affordable French skincare for va-va-voom glow

    We've unearthed eight French pharmacy brands with that certain je ne sais quoi. Here's your passport to a natural glow a la Marion Cotillard... and the best bit? It won't break the bank

  • Morning routines of happy women: TV star Katy Hill

    Can your morning routine make you a happier person? We spoke to former Blue Peter presenter and life coach Katy Hill on how she spends her early hours.

  • Get ready to go outside: SPFs for every skin type

    The sun is (just) starting to make itself felt and while that brings happiness, joy and vitamin D, it also means more time outdoors. Get prepped with the best facial SPFs.

  • Girl power! 5 buys to support International Women’s Day

    Treat yourself for a good cause with these limited-edition buys in support of International Women's Day on 8 March. Fashion, skincare, homeware: a rather delightful pick of guilt-free goodies.

  • Skincare SOS – your winter essentials

    Zoom close-ups making you wince? Cold winter days and dry central heating are playing havoc with our skin. Try these hero products for a dose of much-needed hydration.

  • 9 divine bath oils for a long soak

    We've put Blue Monday behind us. I think that calls for a relaxing bath, don't you? Here's how to make your evening soak more luxurious than ever.

  • Veganuary: The beauty edit

    Want to do Veganuary without giving up cheese and chocolate? Here's your loophole: go vegan with your beauty routine instead with these eight kind-to-animals brands.

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    How to give yourself a DIY facial at home

    With salons closed until December, we're retreating to our own bathrooms for a stress-busting DIY facial treatment. Fluffy white robe and cucumber slices optional.

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    Think pink! 11 buys to support Breast Cancer Awareness

    Add these feel-good limited edition buys to your basket ASAP to look gorgeous and support breast cancer charities this October. Two birds, one stone - yes please.

  • MAC Ice Ice Baby

    Beauty treats under £20 to buy at Westgate Oxford

    Need a little something to put some pep in your step? Get thee down to Westgate for a rejuvenating beauty buy

  • 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.

  • 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*).

  • 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.

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