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

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    Why rosehip oil thoroughly deserves all the hype it gets

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

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

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Everything you need to know about ceramides for your skin

Skincare experts swear by it.

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How to treat an itchy scalp

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

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How to remove hair dye: these colour-fixing products and hacks actually work

We asked a top colourist for her ultimate dye-job-fixing secrets.

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These 12 serum foundations are like good skin in a bottle

They feel like water but leave skin looking airbrushed.

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These are the best eyelash growth serums for longer lashes

If you struggle applying false lashes, theses are a great option.

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Here’s why you should use witch hazel if you have oily skin

It helps with sunburn and soothes under eyes too.

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The ultimate guide for looking after your cuticles

With expert-approved recommendations.

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Antioxidants in skincare: how they work and the best antioxidant products
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Antioxidants are a key skincare pillar, but what do they even do?

They're vital for skin protection, for starters.

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

A deep clean can improve your skin texture, too.

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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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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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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

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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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