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  • REVIEW: new skincare that’s gorgeous – and works!

    Let us introduce you to WOAH - your favourite new vegan skincare line, tried and tested by Muddy ed-in-chief Hero Brown. See our edit, then win the entire collection, worth over £200.

  • Review: ILLUMI

    Stuck in a hair rut or need a bit of a pamper session? We hear ya sister. Fear not, Muddy Warwickshire's Georgina has been to check out the coolest salon in town, and you're gonna leave feeling and looking a million dollars.

  • Hair transformation: mumsy mane, begone!

    Stuck in a hair rut? See Muddy Berkshire editor Rachel's chic style update here - the third video in our series with the fabulous Haringtons salons

  • Hair trends 2022: the new styles to try this year

    Is this the year to shake up your style? From the French bob to buttermilk balayage, awesome award-winning salon group Haringtons give the lowdown on 22’s most coveted looks

  • Hair transformation! Muddy goes ‘petrol’

    Time for a new 'do? From subtle styling to bold design (read on!) Haringtons has you covered with slick service and skill. See what happened when Muddy sat in the salon chair...

  • Hair transformation! From frizz to fabulous

    Muddy Dorset/Somerset editor Sue sits in the Haringtons salon chair for a Kérastase treatment - but can it tame the Muddy mane? Watch to find out...

  • Christmas gift guide: for him

    What to buy the bloke who has everything (or 'wants nothing')? We've sorted his Christmas list with 25 cool gifting ideas from independent brands and businesses across the Muddy counties

  • Christmas gift guide: For Her

    Aunts, mums, grandmas, sisters and your girl posse all covered for Crimbo, plus some spot-on suggestions for gifts to self. Ho ho ho!

  • 5 nail polish shades we’ve fallen for this autumn

    Here's how to update your autumn look for under £10, and be bang on trend to boot. Our five fave nail polish shades, from sparkles to berry to mustard.

  • Can Haringtons tame the Muddy mane?

    Fly-away hair with lots of grey? Not just me then... The challenge for award-winning hairdresser and colourist Barry was to create a style that will still look good a week later

  • How to get that perfect sun-kissed glow

    Forget pale and interesting... we're channelling the St Tropez vibe, minus the orange tint. Here are some lotions and potions for a natural-looking tan without the UV damage

  • Affordable French skincare for va-va-voom glow

    We've unearthed eight French pharmacy brands with that certain je ne sais quoi. Here's your passport to a natural glow a la Marion Cotillard... and the best bit? It won't break the bank

  • Get ready to go outside: SPFs for every skin type

    The sun is (just) starting to make itself felt and while that brings happiness, joy and vitamin D, it also means more time outdoors. Get prepped with the best facial SPFs.

  • Hair hacks: how to tame your mane

    An hour on hold and you still didn't bag that hallowed appointment on April 12? Fear not, we've got the do's and don'ts for forlorn locks until you can hand over to the pros.

  • Letterbox cheer: best gifts by post

    Share the love in lockdown (we’re almost there!) with one of these fun letterbox gift ideas, from book bundles and candles, to beauty boxes and wine.

  • Skincare SOS – your winter essentials

    Zoom close-ups making you wince? Cold winter days and dry central heating are playing havoc with our skin. Try these hero products for a dose of much-needed hydration.

  • 7 divine bath oils for a long soak

    We've put Blue Monday behind us. I think that calls for a relaxing bath, don't you? Here's how to make your evening soak more luxurious than ever.

  • Veganuary: The beauty edit

    Want to do Veganuary without giving up cheese and chocolate? Here's your loophole: go vegan with your beauty routine instead with these eight kind-to-animals brands.

  • It’s cool to be kind: the beauty edit

    Want to give Veganism a whirl but can't part with cheese and chocolate? Here's your loophole: go vegan with your beauty routine instead with these kind-to-animals brands.

  • The best festive beauty buys

    It's Xmas, which means it's time to overhaul your beauty routine with festive shades and a whole load of glitter. Add these new releases to your makeup bag now!

  • Budget-friendly stocking fillers for her

    It's time to start ticking off your list! Luckily, Muddy's done the hard work for you - here are the best stocking fillers for under £20, all available from The Indie Store.

  • How to give yourself a DIY facial at home

    With salons closed until December, we're retreating to our own bathrooms for a stress-busting DIY facial treatment. Fluffy white robe and cucumber slices optional.

  • Umber Weathered Penny

    New nail polish colours for Autumn

    Ditch the neon brights and pretty pastels and get dark and daring for the change in season. Here are the brand new nail polishes we'll be picking up for our at-home mani.

  • Think pink! 11 buys to support Breast Cancer Awareness

    Add these feel-good limited edition buys to your basket ASAP to look gorgeous and support breast cancer charities this October. Two birds, one stone - yes please.

  • Margaret Dabbs pedi kit

    Hello tootsies! The best at-home pedi kits

    It's starting to feel a lot like peak summer and with the mercury knocking 25 degrees on a regular basis, it means it's also time to expose The Feet. Ready, set, attack!

  • Beauty Pie – your new beauty BBF

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

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