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Beauty Columns

Read our columnists' take on the latest beauty innovations, trends and treatments

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The best hair oils to smooth and revive dehydrated locks

August 13th 2020

No matter what hair type you have, these are the oils to reach for to add shine and movement to your hair and protect it from damage >>>

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10 ways to build up your skin barrier

July 13th 2020 / Judy Johnson

Having a thicker skin is the best defence against sensitivities - but how do you restore your barrier? Here's the expert guide >>>

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The prickly heat rash product survival kit

June 25th 2020 / Judy Johnson

Heat rash is as stubborn as they come - but can any beauty heroes really help you to ditch the itch? Judy Johnson rounds up the best products for prickly heat hell >>>

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The best high street foundations under £20

June 12th 2020 / Katie Robertson

Here's our edit of the best budget brands whose cheap foundations are as good as (if not better than) their high-end counterparts, because when it comes to achieving flawless foundation, you don't have to spend big to win big >>>

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7 reasons you've got a dry itchy scalp - and what to do about it

June 5th 2020

Scratching your head wondering what to do about a dry and flaky scalp? Here’s what you need to know >>>

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The best non-toxic nail polishes for sensitive skin

April 30th 2020 / Judy Johnson

These free-from and natural nail varnishes are both good for sensitive skin and kinder to the planet >>>

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Can castor oil really make your hair grow?

April 30th 2020 / Ayesha Muttucumaru

Castor oil: it’s the all-natural remedy that’s received glowing testimonials across the web for its hair growth potential - but is it really the secret to a fuller lash and hair line? We found out >>>

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The best moisturisers for sensitive skin

February 18th 2020 / Judy Johnson

If your skin reacts to beauty products often, you might be tempted to go for doctor's orders when it comes to your face cream. But there are good ones out there for sensitive skin - you just have to find them, writes Judy Johnson >>>

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How cannabis is becoming skincare's hottest new ingredient

January 30th 2020 / Susannah Taylor

As more countries legalise cannabis for medicinal use, it's also becoming big news for the beauty industry with cannabis compound cannabidiol or CBD said to be a powerful soother for problem skin. Susannah Taylor investigates >>>

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No time (or money) to get your colour done? Here's how to make your hair colour last longer at home

January 8th 2020 / Ayesha Muttucumaru

Whether you’re looking to tackle brassiness, dullness or root regrowth, here are the best products for giving your hair colour a new lease of life between appointments >>>

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Should you be taking a hair supplement?

October 1st 2019 / Ayesha Muttucumaru

They claim to help with everything from hair loss to dandruff and brittleness, but with so many to choose from, how do you go about deciding which one’s right for you? Here’s what to look for and what to buy >>>

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How to stop prickly heat and heat rash from ruining your summer

July 25th 2019 / Judy Johnson

If heat rash is making life a living hell, read on for the experts' (and sufferers') advice on what causes prickly heat, how to get rid of heat rash and how to keep your cool with these remedies and treatments >>>

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The exotic skin-brightening spa treatment that’s good enough to eat

June 8th 2019 / Judy Johnson

On a trip to the Maldives, sensitive skin columnist Judy Johnson tested a new edible spa menu that gives a whole new meaning to feeding your skin >>>

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Rosacea and me: Talonted Lex on skincare, stress and being highly sensitive

April 30th 2019 / Judy Johnson

The beauty blogger and rosacea sufferer talks to Judy Johnson about her favourite products, the link between stress and skin and the secret to great nails >>>

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12 of the best hair products I’ve tried during my 7 years writing for GTG

March 22nd 2019 / Ayesha Muttucumaru

From hair wipes to curlers that look like medieval torture devices, I’ve tried some strange things in the name of ‘Who, What, Hair’. It’s been worth it though, and in my final column for GTG (*cries uncontrollably*), I’m counting down my favourites >>>

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The 15 best foundations for olive and dark skin tones

March 1st 2019 / Ayesha Muttucumaru

Looking for a new liquid foundation? Brands that cater for darker skin tones used to be few and far between, but now more and more brands are raising their shade range game. Here are the best >>>

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How you should be touching your hair (and why it matters)

February 22nd 2019 / Ayesha Muttucumaru

If you have short, fine, curly or wavy hair, how you fiddle with your hair and apply your styling products could make all the difference between a good and bad hair day. Top hair stylist Larry King explains why >>>

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The best makeup brushes for every part of your routine

February 20th 2019 / Anna Hunter

Wondering which makeup brushes you really need? We've handpicked the best makeup brush for every step of your makeup routine so you can apply like a pro >>>

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The sensitive skin-friendly brands that were created by derms

February 15th 2019 / Judy Johnson

Where better to find skincare for compromised skin than in a range created by a dermatologist? Here are the brands, and products, that come with the ultimate seal of approval >>>

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Meet Miild Makeup: the mineral cosmetics brand that takes sensitive skin seriously

January 18th 2019 / Judy Johnson

Founded by two Danish makeup artists who suffer with contact dermatitis and allergies, this range has problem skin covered >>>

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Why Instagram could be wrecking your hair

January 11th 2019 / Ayesha Muttucumaru

Your favourite celeb might be giving you #hairgoals, but they could also be serving up some unrealistic expectations too. Here’s why the following stylists and colourists want us all to look beyond the filter >>>

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Rose brown: how to get 2018’s most Googled hair colour

December 21st 2018 / Ayesha Muttucumaru

If you’re looking for a subtle way to switch up your hair colour if you’re a brunette, this is for you. What’s more, it won’t overly damage your hair too. Here’s how to recreate the eye-catching look >>>

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Why everyone needs to own a set of hair rollers - and the best ones to buy

December 18th 2018 / Ayesha Muttucumaru

Providing volume, curl, movement and body, these old school gems are a styling staple. Spotted in Fashion Week kit bags as well as airport lounges(!), here are the best ways to use them and the best ones we've tried >>>

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The best cleansers and face washes for sensitive skin

December 7th 2018 / Judy Johnson

Sensitive types need a gentle but effective cleanser to keep skin irritation to a minimum. Judy Johnson shares her favourite face washes for reactive, hypersensitive skin >>>

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What can (and can’t) you do to your hair when you’re pregnant?

November 30th 2018 / Ayesha Muttucumaru

“Can I dye my hair?” “Can I have a keratin treatment?” They’re two of the most common beauty questions that crop up when you’re expecting. From the least chemically-loaded alternatives to the techniques that will minimise your toxin exposure, here’s what you need to know if you’re a mum-to-be like Meghan >>>

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