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Guide to bakuchiol skincare - the natural retinol alternative

This natural alternative to retinol is the new wonder ingredient to use for all skin types

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

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

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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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How to care for your cuticles: the best tools and products

We've found expert-approved cuticle oils from just £3.95

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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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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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Niacinamide: everything you need to know about the new super ingredient

What is it, why should you use it and which are the best niacinamide products for skin?

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Guide to ceramides in skincare
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This skincare ingredient is the key to healthier skin

Skincare experts swear by it.

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Rosehip oil: why we’re obsessed with Kate Middleton’s go-to skincare ingredient

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

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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

Antioxidants in skincare: how they work and the best antioxidant products
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Antioxidants: how to use them and the best antioxidant products for your glowiest skin ever

They're proven to keep skin smooth, plump and beautifully radiant – here's how to get your fix

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

Move over Argan and coconut, borage oil is set to become nature's 'It' ingredient for 2019

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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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Lilac hair: here’s how to nail 2019’s hottest hair colour

We've found the best products for joining the purple hair brigade – from only £3.19

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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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Expert guide to witch hazel
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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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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 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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