Ava Welsing-Kitcher

Ava Welsing-Kitcher is Stylist’s junior beauty writer and resident curly girl. She’s addicted to lip balm (who isn’t?!), wearing eyeshadow as blush and lipstick and all things hair.

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“Lessons I learned while getting my first wig”

Number one: practice makes perfect.

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The Stylist beauty team's favourite London salons for nail art

Tortoiseshell, ombre, crystals - go wild

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The greatest new products to hit the beauty desk this month

Future beauty icons.

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Spiritually Curious: does reiki actually work?

In the first of a new column, Stylist’s Ava Welsing-Kitcher investigates whether reiki can really make her feel less stressed.

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How to reap all the skincare benefits of rose oil

It sure is one powerhouse of a plant

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Brown mascaras: the best shades and formulas to convert to now

It’s not just for blondes.

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This might be the easiest last minute Halloween look ever

All it takes is one item. One.

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Havana travel inspiration: step back in time in Cuba’s capital city

Discover cobbled streets and crumbling rainbow buildings.

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Our junior beauty writer’s 10-step bedtime routine – in micro detail

Mood-boosting mists and an SAD-tackling lamp is the perfect recipe.

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The benefits of lavender in skincare that you probably didn‘t know about

It's not just for bedtime.

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“Canerows on the catwalk are a cop-out – why fashion needs to stop repeating the same hairstyles

'Diversity' needs to do better.

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Gradient nails are the ultimate winter nail trend – here’s how to DIY

Soothing to the soul and kind your wallet.

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Taraji P. Henson‘s natural hair is the honey blonde curls of our dreams

Plus other celebrities‘ natural hair

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These are the prettiest hair colour trends for afros and curls

Get ready to get autumnal.

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Meet blue tansy, the superhero skincare ingredient that can also boost your mood

It's a small but mighty little flower.

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You can now plug your earphones in during a mani and not get judged

Reclaim that me-time.

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Liz Hurley returns as the face of Estée Lauder Companies’ Breast Cancer Campaign

2019 marks her 20th year as global ambassador

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60s beauty is trending with these Twiggy-inspired doll lashes

We want our lashes spidery, please

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Toxic, organic, or clean: the truth behind labels on beauty products

Do your research before buying into the hype

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LFW SS20: The best nail trends from London Fashion Week

From pearly tips to modern French manicures

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