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  • 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.

  • Au naturel

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

  • Gotta Have It

    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.

  • Wouldn’t you though?

    Bloomtown Botanicals is less than a year old and is already making waves in the super-competitive beauty world, with a clutch of awards and packaging so pretty I want the whole goddam range...

  • Wouldn’t you though?

    Is it possible for skincare products to contain only six ingredients, sometimes fewer? A former BBC producer has hit on a winning and organic formula in Harpenden.

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