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  • 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!)

  • Greys, begone! 5 root touch-ups

    Step away from the home dye and try one of these fast, effective and affordable root touch up kits to get rid of your greys (and stay in your hairdresser's good books).

  • 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.

  • Pucker up! 10 lip smacking lipsticks

    A new spring wardrobe might be out of the question (let's face it, we're living in PJs!) but we can all treat ourselves to a new lippy, right? Mwah!

  • 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.

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    6 ways to ace Mothers’ Day

    While we shouldn't need a particular date to treat Mum (hey, lady, she gave birth to you!) Mother's Day is always a good excuse to do something extra special. Cue our pick of six local gift ideas to show that you care.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • My Single Valentine

    Shop, eat, watch a film, repeat! Whether you're single or just choosing to spend Valentine's alone or with mates, the point is, it's all about you...

  • Gotta Have It

    Natural beauty products used to be worthy but not that effective. Well, not any more! Meet your new favourite no-nasties brands.

  • Eyebrow tattooing – tried and tested

    After umming and ahing for years on whether to get her eyebrows tattooed, Muddy staffer Georgina takes the plunge at Beauty Classics. Here's how she got on.

  • Beauty Pie – your new beauty BBF

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

  • Would you have hair extensions?

    With fine wispy hair that I'm sure has grown no thicker since I was a baby, I was keen to take the plunge and try hair extensions. Here's how I got on.

  • Whittlebury Park pamper palace!

    Summer holidays are almost over so now it’s your turn to unwind and relax. Here's the lowdown on the spa package to get you back on track!

  • Muddy tries cosmetic tattooing

    Elizabeth Hopkins from Beauty Classics shows us why permanent eyebrows are still very much in vogue

  • New to Northants!

    Nosey parker, moi? If you’re looking for the lowdown on all things local, I’ve got the gossip, oh yeah, baby!

  • Gotta Have It

    Finding it hard to sleep when it's light at 4am? Banish insomnia in style with these chic eyemasks. Zzzzzz.

  • Mobile Microdermabrasion with Beauty Calling

    Have all your facial needs tended to without leaving the house! This therapist is on a Northants skin improving mission!

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