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Beauty

  • 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.

  • Beauty bargains

    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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Skin Genius

    This natural and organic skincare range aimed at teens won multiple awards at this year's Beauty Shortlist Awards, and with a new look we love it more than ever.

  • Spa bliss

    Need a cheeky spa break? Me too! And if there's a Diamond Life Infusion Facial thrown in, all the better – my face needs it!

  • 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.

  • Elemental Herbology

    Award winner alert!

    We’ve been road-testing Elemental Herbology, the Beauty Shortlist Award winners. The verdict-we want the lot!

  • 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!

  • Unisex Scents

    Smells likes in-between spirit? Muddy HQ is a-waft with the coolest new unisex scents

  • Paula’s Choice (and ours)

    Troublesome skin? Muddy's Kerry Potter has two words for you: Paula's Choice. This little-known Canadian skincare range is the best she's ever tried.

  • Tried & tested: Gilded Hair, Wokingham

    I’m full of admiration for this little pocket rocket of a hair salon tucked away in Wokingham’s delightfully quirky Holme Grange Craft Village. First off, Gilded Hair won Best Hair Salon in the recent Muddy Berkshire Awards. Secondly, there’s nothing around here quite like it. A little space of follicular perfection, set in a modest, cosy space – […]

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