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Budget Beauty | The best budget hair care, makeup and skincare

You don’t have to spend big to get great results - we check out the cheapest beauty and health buys around that really work

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A nail industry pro tells us how to safely remove gel nail polish at home

1 hour ago

Whatever you do, don’t peel it off! And if you need to remove your acrylic nails, read on... >>>

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The best skin tints to suit every complexion

March 27th 2020 / Jessica Morgan

Who needs full coverage when you're barely leaving the house? Instead we're reaching for lighter bases that enhance skin glow rather than masking every imperfection. Here's our edit of the best tinted creams and sheer, lightweight foundations >>>

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Why everyone's buying aloe vera for homemade hand sanitiser

March 25th 2020

To make your own hand sanitiser aloe vera is a key ingredient - but it has other skincare benefits too >>>

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How to dye your hair at home like a pro

March 23rd 2020 / Anna Hunter

Since a trip to the salon probably isn't on the cards, here's how to get that freshly coloured feeling without leaving the house >>>

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Soap in a can? These new beauty refills will change the way you wash, shampoo – and tan

March 15th 2020 / Victoria Woodhall

Refill pouches that help slash plastic waste by up to 98% and a 'drinks can' body wash that's completely plastic-free. We're in.. >>>

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Can sheets mask ever be environmentally friendly?

March 12th 2020 / Melanie Macleod

Given that they’re a single-use product, is there a way to make sheet masks sustainable? >>>

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The indie beauty brands we’re getting excited about

February 19th 2020

So-called 'Skindie ' skincare is taking over. These are the small but mighty skincare brands that have something for everyone >>>

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Alicia Burke: "Growing up, you weren't beautiful if you didn't straighten your hair"

February 14th 2020 / Victoria Woodhall

Aged 25, the model and face of Tom Ford Beauty took the bold step of embracing her natural hair and has never felt more beautiful. She explains why she stepped away from restrictive beauty norms - and gives us a peek inside her bathroom cabinet >>>

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Beauty Shopaholic: what this fitness influencer spends her money on

February 11th 2020

With over 1 million followers on YouTube, PT Lucy Wyndham-Read is best known for her 7-minute workouts. But she's something of a beauty buff too. Here she shares what she spends her money on >>>

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Want to fade dark spots? This is the this new doctor-approved ingredient to look out for

February 1st 2020

To help zap sun spots and dark patches, tranexamic acid is the powerhouse ingredient you're about to see everywhere >>>

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Boots’ new ingredient-led skincare brand is here to take The Ordinary’s crown

January 22nd 2020

Fans of budget skincare are going to love 'Boots Ingredients', the new affordable range of skin solutions >>>

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Foaming cleansers for every skin type

January 22nd 2020 / Melanie Macleod

Foaming face wash often gets a bad rep, with people avoiding it for fear it will strip their skin. We round up the best foaming cleansers that deliver a deep clean >>>

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This is Alessandra Steinherr's entire AM to PM beauty routine

December 18th 2019 / Anna Hunter

In all of its delicious detail. Plus the celebrity whose skin made her do a double take... >>>

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Avon's new clean beauty range Distillery moves into makeup - and we love it

November 19th 2019 / Melanie Macleod

From cleansers, to face oils, to a very intriguing crystal clear night cream, Avon has made clean beauty affordable with its Distillery skincare. Now make way for vegan -friendly eyeshadows, foundations, lip creams and mascara >>>

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Glossy Picks: The beauty launches that we're embracing this week

November 13th 2019 / Emma North

Each week we bring you the latest beauty products to hit the shelves, from CBD rollers to nail polish that appeals to our inner child. Take a look at the most exciting new launches for a mid-November pick-me-up... >>>

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London’s New Beauty Destinations: Goodbye, money.

November 13th 2019 / Melanie Macleod

When it comes to beauty shopping, we want our treatments and our retail all under one roof – and London is listening, with top wellness and beauty spots popping up all over the capital; our new favourite playground, AfterBeauty launches today, and you're in for a treat... >>>

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Take the stress away from Christmas gifting this year with ESPA

October 30th 2019 / Emma North

Give loved ones the at-home spa experience with these luxurious Christmas gift ideas to suit all budgets >>>

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This Halloween makeup is easier than it looks

October 25th 2019 / Alexandra Harrison

It’s the spooky party look that’s just the right side of glam. Alexandra Harrison shares her 5 easy steps to create ‘Glitter Unzipped’ >>>

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How to take the stress out of itchy skin

September 17th 2019 / Victoria Woodhall

Why does dry eczema-prone skin cause a cycle of stress itching? Top skin/mind specialist Consultant Dermatologist Dr Anthony Bewley explains why we get that uncontrollable urge to scratch and he offers his top skin-calming tips for National Eczema Week >>>

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Glossy Picks: Our favourite beauty launches that you'll absolutely love

September 7th 2019 / Jessica Morgan and Judy Johnson

Team GTG reveal what they've tried, tested and loved out of the latest launches to hit their desk >>>

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17 hyaluronic acid skincare products that really plump your skin

August 15th 2019 / Judy Johnson

From serums and moisturisers to toners and masks, self tans and scalp soothers, these are the hyaluronic acid products that we really rate >>>

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The best makeup for travelling that won’t test your liquids allowance

August 1st 2019 / Anna Hunter

Travel light without spillages, sacrifices or abandoned liquids at departures: here’s the makeup that makes light work of ‘on the go’ beauty, whether you’re hand luggage only or long haul >>>

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Beauty shopaholic: how Michelle Keegan spends her beauty budget

July 8th 2019 / Victoria Woodhall

We go inside the actress's beauty stash - and find out where she shops for her favourite haircare, skincare and makeup buys >>>

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To Buy For: The affordable eyebrow pen that looks totally natural

June 26th 2019 / Madeleine Spencer

Makeup artist and GTG columnist Madeleine Spencer was an over-plucker with an expensive infill habit.... until Glossier Brow Flick landed >>>

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This new eye serum from Boots No 7 Laboratories has a waitlist of 29,000

June 2nd 2019 / Victoria Woodhall

In trials, this eye serum reduced the look of dark circles by up to 30 per cent. It launches today and here's what we know so far >>>

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