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  • Natural skincare 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 - oh, and wrestle away a whopping £1200 worth of Balance Me beauty bundles for you lot!

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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.

  • Gotta Have It

    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.

  • Summer beauty buys!

    Make-up and skin care are tricky to get right in the heat of summer – your usual trusty products can feel too heavy or cakey – or simply melt away in moments. Does your bathroom shelf or cosmetic bag need a summer rejig? Or perhaps you’re about to whizz off on holiday and pondering what products to pack? Either way, we’ve compiled our Top Summer Beauty Buys from some of our favourite brands.

  • Berocca for the face

    We love a cult online beauty brand and Beauty Pie ‘s Superactive Capsules are like morning Berocca for the face.

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    Glossier (not just for kids)

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

  • Introducing: Botany Blend

    Sharon from Muddy Devon is raving about this face oil from new beauty brand Botany Blend. Come and meet your new skin saviour.

  • Muddy gets Palm Sole’d

    We attend the launch of Palm & Sole's Sensory Beauty Club - and want to buy the lot

  • Gotta Have It

    New season, new nails - time to ditch the summer neons and check out Essie's new muted autumnal hues

  • Make-up by Numbers

    When it comes to make up, I’m a classic case of all the gear and no idea. And no flippin’ time either, of course. So anything that demystifies and speeds up the art of slap application gets a big tick from me. Step forward Charlotte Tilbury’s Instant Look In A Palette (£49) – it’s basically easy-peasy […]

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