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  • GWYNETH

    Staying in? Here’s what’s on

    A virtual arts festival, hot new Netflix releases, high brow theatre (and low brow Love Island!) - it's all going on online this week. Stream if you wanna go faster!

  • 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!

  • 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.

  • 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...

  • Beauty Pie – your new beauty BBF

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

  • Muddy tries cosmetic tattooing

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

  • Gotta Have It

    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.

  • Bobbi Brown shimmer block House of fraser Rushden Lakes

    Bronzed beauty by Bobbi Brown

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

  • lesley clarke style advisor

    What colours can you wear..?

    And did getting her 'colours done' work for our Muddy assistant when she had a visit from stylist Lesley Clarke?

  • Muddy reviews Manor Farm Spa & Clinic

    Four women, a brilliant Northants location, a day spa and alot of fun. Lets get on with it shall we?

  • Carmen Walker – Hair & Makeup Artist

    Can Carmen sort a new look you?

  • The Muddy spray tan test

    There's nothing fake about today's spray tans. We tested out five of the bronzing best and loved the results

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