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  • Pucker up: 11 luscious lipsticks

    Find the perfect lippy shade is no mean feat, but we've rounded up the best shades from clear to cerise.

  • 5 glow-getting tinted moisturisers

    Coming out of lockdown with a healthy glow but haven't worn make up on yonks? Ditch the foundation for a lightweight tinted moisturiser. Here's 5 on the Muddy radar.

  • Beauty Pie – your new beauty BBF

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

  • The eyes have it

    Semi-permanent makeup is here to stay. But what exactly is it? And more importantly, does it hurt? Here's what happened when I submitted to the needle.

  • Parisian chic

    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.

  • Glossy and Glossier

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

  • Muddy loves Essie

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

  • Inspirations: gorgeous handmade gifts

    I came across a gift shop in Dorking recently and I wanted to tell you about it. Not just because it’s stocked with gorgeous handcrafted goodies, although that is true, but because the shop is called Inspirations, and it’s staffed and run by a group of people who really are inspirational. I popped in to […]

  • Day tripper: Chobham

    Do you know your Chobham from your Cobham? Be honest. I know I’m not the only one. I confess that until recently, I thought they were one and the same. But then they’re not a million miles apart (12 actually), both demographically and geographically. But while Cobham has been nicknamed the Beverley Hills of Britain (with more […]

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