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How to treat an itchy scalp and dandruff
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How to treat an itchy scalp: the surprising causes and all the best products

Your period, washing routine and even hair products could be the culprits.

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Street style - how to get lilac or purple hair using temporary, permanent and semi-permanent hair dyes
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How to recreate the lilac hair trend at home

And the best products to use.

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Vitamin K: why the unsung hero ingredient could be your secret weapon against dark circles

The little-known vitamin has also been shown to help tackle wrinkles and heal bruises more quickly.

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The super skincare ingredient that treats acne, pigmentation, oiliness *and* dehydration

Starting with: what even is it?

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This is how to clean your make-up brushes quickly at home – without ruining them

A deep clean can improve your skin texture, too.

Borage seed oil - the benefits and how to use it
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Why this new wonder oil could be your dry skin saviour

Move over Argan and coconut oil.

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Rose Hip Oil Benefits
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Why rosehip oil thoroughly deserves all the hype it gets

Victoria Beckham and Cara Delevingne swear by it too...

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Witch hazel: should you add the old-school beauty ingredient to your skincare routine?

Pinterest searches for the retro spot-fighting ingredient are up a whopping 305%

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Guide to bakuchiol skincare - the natural retinol alternative
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This natural alternative to retinol is the new wonder ingredient to use for all skin types

Our cheat sheet has everything you need to know about the much gentler retinol alternative

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This is how to clean a Beautyblender or make-up sponge properly

We reveal whether the microwave hack really works

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The best eyelash growth serums for conditioning and enhancing your eyelashes
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These are the best eyelash growth serums that actually work

If you struggle applying false lashes, this one is for you.

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These perfumes smell just like your favourite cuppa

Give the heavy sandalwood a break.

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Dove is switching to bottles made from 100% recycled plastic in an epic packaging shake-up

The Unilever-owned beauty brand is also developing a refillable stainless steel deodorant

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California has banned all single-use plastic toiletries from its hotel bathrooms

Hotels will face fines if they don't remove their miniature beauty bottles by 2023

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The best lightweight serum foundations to help your skin transition into autumn

They feel like water but leave skin looking airbrushed

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Festival make-up ideas and inspiration: Valentino SS19 glitter eyes
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The coolest festival make-up looks inspired by the SS19 catwalks to try out this weekend

We're obsessing over the Valentino SS19 glitter eyes and make-up artist Katie Jane Hughes' pastel blue wonder

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Mini fridges are being used to store skincare - and it's not as crazy as it sounds

Experts say refrigerating certain skincare products can help them last longer and even zap puffiness

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How to get surfer hair – summer 2019’s most-wanted hair trend

These tricks and products will score you the dreamiest beachy waves and curls for SS19

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The ultimate guide to shopping beauty in London

Discover a Covent Garden concept store in a converted coach house and a new niche perfume boutique just off Oxford Street

NARS Super Radiant Booster highlighter
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This “universally flattering” NARS cream highlighter suits all skin tones - and we have the proof

We tested the one-shade NARS Super Radiant Booster on six women with different complexions - here's how it fared

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