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Beauty Features

The latest in-depth features on beauty, makeup, skin care, hair care and all things cosmetic. Browse here for longer reads on your favourite beauty topics

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Glossy Picks: New beauty and wellness launches May 2022

May 4th 2022

We ring in the height of spring with bigger hair, glowier skin and far less pasty limbs than we settled for all winter >>>

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Why a cleansing powder for face could speed up your skincare routine

April 29th 2022

It’s the Korean and Japanese beauty secret that's waterless, ideal for travel and combines cleansing and exfoliating in one. Want to find the right powder cleanser for you? Read on... >>>

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11 Best hair masks for bringing damaged hair back to life

April 27th 2022 / Verity Clark

Hair looking straggly not swishy? Bring dry, damaged or bleached hair back from the brink with our pick of the best hair masks for every hair type >>>

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Glossy Picks: The week's new beauty buys from £4.25

April 25th 2022

This week, our top tried and tested picks include a limited edition chunky eyeliner that performs way above its £5 price tag (hurry!) and a no-whiteness mineral SPF that feels like your favourite body cream >>>

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Is this new beauty-editor-approved hair treatment set to steal Olaplex’s crown?

April 25th 2022

If you haven’t heard of K18 yet, prepare to hear a lot more. It’s the new(ish) hair repairer on the block, boasting a unique peptide technology that threatens to take the shine (and strength, and elasticity) off market leader Olaplex. We delved deeper (and gave it a good testing, obviously) to find out more… >>>

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Glossy Picks: best eco-friendly buys ahead for Earth Day 2022

April 22nd 2022

We're adopting a more planet-friendly beauty and wellness routine, investing in brands with sustainability at their core. From mono-dosing skincare that cuts down on product waste, to clever refill initiatives that mean you reuse your packaging - there's no reason to feel guilty about the contents of your bathroom cabinet >>>

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Selena Gomez’s Rare Beauty, has landed in the UK and the liquid blush is being hyped as the ‘best blusher ever’

April 20th 2022 / Verity Clark

We tried the hotly anticipated liquid-to-powder Soft Pinch to see if it’s worth the hype. Here’s our honest review >>>

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This £11 M&S sleep bra keeps selling out but do we actually need to wear a bra in bed?

April 20th 2022 / Melanie Macleod

Can wearing a bra in bed keep your chest looking youthful? An aesthetic doctor and a breast surgeon share their views >>>

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Great skincare for under £15? Sali Hughes launches an affordable performance range with Revolution Beauty

April 20th 2022 / Verity Clark

The beauty journalist has tried thousands of products and these are the 6 she truly believes in >>>

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The best eyebrow makeup for enhancing your arches

April 16th 2022 / Cassie Powney

It's official, we are now a nation obsessed with our eyebrows. Good job beauty brands are keeping up with the latest brow-boosting technology, right? >>>

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32 healthy hair hacks you haven't heard before

April 14th 2022 / Melanie Macleod

From turning down the heat in your shower to leaving your hair untied at night, we spoke to the experts about their latest secrets to keep hair looking its shiny, full best >>>

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I took a freezing cold shower every day for a week and this is what happened

April 14th 2022 / Verity Clark

From wild swimming to ice baths, braving freezing water is this year's coolest wellness trend. Celebs are going all in too with the new BBC show 'Freeze the Fear with Wim Hof'. Verity Clark dips her toe into cold water therapy >>>

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Mini Eggs inspired nails that are super easy to do yourself

April 11th 2022

Follow our step-by-step for fun pastel-coloured Easter nails >>>

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Glossy Picks: the best new budget beauty and wellness buys under £15

April 11th 2022 / Cassie Powney

Enjoy our round-up of the beauty and wellness goodies soothing our souls without forcing us to check our banking apps. A lavender-laced shower oil that turns your bathroom into a spa, an under-£10 brightening serum and the cutest stick-on nail designs that'll have you cancelling your next salon appointment >>>

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Retinol & retinoids decoded: the skin experts' guide

April 8th 2022 / Ingeborg van Lotringen

Dermatologist-approved, retinol and its siblings in the vitamin A family are among the most effective anti-ageing (and spot-busting) ingredients on the block. Here’s exactly how to use them well. >>>

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The best budget mascaras for under £10

April 8th 2022 / Cassie Powney

Is it us, or does buying mascara require a small bank loan these days? Newsflash: it doesn't have to, thanks to these affordable, lash-boosting wands >>>

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I'm a skin doctor and this is how I look after myself during Ramadan

April 7th 2022 / Amber Voller

Dr Ayah Siddiqi shares her secrets for combatting dehydrated skin during fasting, and what she really thinks of the Huda Beauty Ramadan Calendar >>>

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I'm a beauty founder and this is my £7.99 sleep hack

April 6th 2022 / Ingeborg van Lotringen

The voice of a digital generation and founder of luxury self-care brand Mirror Water Estée Lalonde talks ride-or-die beauty products, wellness hacks and why sometimes, staying in bed all day is good for you >>>

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Noughty's Get Set Grow hair range is here for your thickest hair yet

April 6th 2022 / Victoria Woodhall

We put the affordable plant-powered Growth Tonic, Thickening Shampoo and Conditioner to the test >>>

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Glossy Picks: You'll wonder how you ever did without this week's game-changing beauty buys

April 4th 2022

We’ve pressed 'upgrade' on our beauty routines, with a sheer version of one of the most iconic foundations, a dead-skin slayer that works in 30 seconds, and a luxe lipstick that will have strangers stopping you in the street to ask, "What are you wearing?" >>>

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Dermaplaning is the fast track to glowing skin. Any wonder it's having a moment

March 31st 2022 / Verity Clark

The face shaving treatment is all over social media for its complexion-perfecting results. Top skin doctors rate it too. But did it give our tester stubble? Find out >>>

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'Brightliner' is the makeup trend of the year, say these celebrity makeup artists

March 31st 2022 / Verity Clark

Yes, you can – and should – wear bright blue, green, purple or pink eyeliner, whatever your age. Our MUAs pick the best and show how to rock a bright line >>>

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Glossy picks: These hot new beauty buys are the mood boost you need right now

March 28th 2022

We've had our heads turned by a luxe, but affordable £12.50 cleanser that punches above its weight, the best mascara drop in years, and a face mask that gave our tester her most strokable skin ever >>>

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Pat McGrath has released a second Bridgerton makeup collection

March 24th 2022 / Amber Voller

The makeup artist's products, including a brand new palette and bow-adorned lipsticks, were used for the cast's flawless looks >>>

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