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  • We tried the most soothing anti-stress massage ever

    The anti-stress massage at Le Petit in Swindon is a must for anyone feeling the weight of the world on their shoulders

  • 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.

  • 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...

  • Party season essentials to add to your beauty bag

    It's Christmaaaaas! Treat yourself to some festive glam, and pick up some some gorgeous stocking fillers in one fell swoop at Next Beauty & Home's shopping event (11-12 Dec).

  • 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

  • Morning routines of happy women: Katy Hill

    How the hell does Katy Hill keep her life and looks in tip top shape? The TV star spills the beans on her get-up-and-go morning routine.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Best beauty advent calendars

    It's beginning to look a lot like advent calendar season! We've rounded up the top makeup, skincare and fragrance picks to get your hands on before they sell out.

  • The essential no make-up kit

    It’s a trend that’s not going away anytime soon; make-up so subtle that it just makes you look like a brighter and better version of yourself. Here’s the Muddy guide.

  • High street beauty saviours to buy now

    Deserve a little treat but don't want to splash the cash right now? Here are 8 high street hits to help get your lockdown look for less, all road-tested by Muddy.

  • Pucker up! 11 lipsmacking lipsticks

    A new spring wardrobe might be out of the question (let's face it, we're living in PJs!) but we can all treat ourselves to a new lippy, right? Mwah!

  • 5 of the best face masks

    We love the enforced relaxation that comes with using a face mask - you have no choice but to lie back and take things easy for a while. Plus you emerge with skin peachier than a baby's bottom. Result!

  • Winter survival kit – for skin!

    Winter is officially upon us. To help your skin survive, and still look your best, we've consulted one of Wiltshire's best beauticians for some advice. Here are her top tips!

  • Beauty Pie – your new beauty BBF

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

  • Gotta Have It

    All things bright and beautiful? When it comes to the new jewellery trend for rainbow-coloured gemstones, you betcha.

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