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Makeup Features on Get The Gloss

Read our columnists as they try and test the latest makeup trends and products, get the most sought-after advice from our expert makeup artists such as Mary Greenwell and Kay Montano, and see what's happening in the makeup industry

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The best makeup for hayfever sufferers

April 9th 2021 / Anna Hunter

Runny eyes and sneezing sending your makeup on its way? Here's how not to let high pollen counts sabotage your maquillage >>>

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The expert edit: the beauty and wellness essentials this skincare founder buys on repeat

April 7th 2021

Tiffany Salmon founded skincare and wellness brands Glow Hub, Scientia, Soak Sunday and Tiffy and Tallulah, but what does she use on her own skin? She shares her beauty must-haves >>>

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The expert edit: Wellness essentials author and skincare brand founder Niomi Smart buys on repeat

March 24th 2021 / Melanie Macleod

From a chic water bottle, an ultra-light yoga mat and a high-end scent, here's what you'll find in Niomi Smart's shopping basket >>>

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Why statement graphic Euphoria eyes are a fun look for every age

March 22nd 2021 / Melanie Macleod

After a year of being bare-faced, we’re going all out when it comes to eye makeup. Rhinestones, glitter and pops of pastel, we’re coming for you >>>

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Refy review: this fluffy brow kit went viral – but what do our staffers think?

March 17th 2021 / Melanie Macleod

Refy has been a constant sell-out since launch but does the bushy brow look translate well IRL or is it best left on Instagram? >>>

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How to clean your makeup brushes

March 5th 2021

Come clean - how often do you wash yours? Here are the best ways to clean makeup brushes and tools and shower them in the ultimate TLC… >>>

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6 successful women on how they cope with a bad night's sleep

March 1st 2021 / Ayesha Muttucumaru

From inspiring podcasts to supplements and reinvigorating beauty products, these trusted tips can help stop bad night’s sleep from ruining your working day >>>

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How to tint your own eyelashes

February 19th 2021

In less than 15 minutes you can achieve dark, fluttery lashes with zero mascara >>>

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Maybelline Sky High Mascara: we review TikTok's most hyped mascara

February 13th 2021

With more than 112 million views on the platform and repeat sell-outs, online, Maybelline's latest launch was something we had to get our hands on to see if was worth the excitement. This is what 4 GTG staffers think of it >>>

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The Expert Edit: 20 wellness, makeup and skincare heroes a beauty director buys on repeat

February 11th 2021

Rosie Green worked as a beauty director for two decades and these are the winning items she relies on every day, including a budget eyeliner and a super-luxe serum >>>

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4 years of Beauty Pie: the brand’s 10 most popular beauty bargains

December 21st 2020 / Victoria Woodhall

The online beauty buyers club has helped transform the way we shop through its ‘makeup without the markup’ memberships. Founder Marcia Kilgore tells us how she does it >>>

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The Expert Edit: the beauty essentials fitness CEO and new mum Lucy Mecklenburgh buys on repeat

December 21st 2020 / Melanie Macleod

From luxury body cream and scented candles to budget-friendly hair masks and moisturiser, here's everything you'll find in Lucy Meck's shopping basket >>>

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Meghan Markle rocked lilac eye makeup this week and now we want in

December 15th 2020 / Melanie Macleod

Pastel makeup has made a big splash this year – here's how to wear the trend without looking like you're in primary school >>>

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The expert edit: How a Pussycat Doll wakes up, works out and what she spends on beauty

December 11th 2020 / Melanie Macleod

Singer, dancer and radio presenter Ashley Roberts fills us in on her beauty essentials and why working out is non-negotiable for her >>>

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Davina McCall does these 8 things every morning

November 27th 2020 / Victoria Woodhall

How does she stay so darned fit, upbeat and motivated? It’s all in the morning routine. But what made her have a little cry in our interview? >>>

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The best skin tints to suit every complexion

November 18th 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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Blue makeup is everywhere RN; here's how to wear it

October 27th 2020 / Melanie Macleod

Wean yourself off the black eyeliner and embrace blue makeup instead; once you see the effect on your eyes you won’t regret it… >>>

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VIDEO: The Insta-friendly neon skull Halloween makeup to try this year

October 24th 2020

Forget drawn on whiskers, this year we all want to be neon skeletons for Halloween >>>

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The Expert Edit: Live like a fitness influencer with these 12 beauty and wellness essentials

October 23rd 2020

Author, presenter and activewear founder Gemma Atkinson explains why working out first thing is key to a good day and how she unwinds of an evening >>>

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5 steps to dewy and glowing skin

October 22nd 2020

Dreamt up by global explorers Crabtree and Evelyn’s revamped collections are here to revive summer-ravaged skin and hair >>>

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The best easy-to-apply foundation sticks for on-the-go coverage

October 2nd 2020

Looking for flawless coverage on-the-go? These are MUA-approved stick foundations to add to your makeup collection >>>

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The best hydrating primers for dry skin

September 14th 2020 / Anna Hunter

Foundation flaking away? Concealer gone patchy? If you’ve got dry skin, getting base to stick around can be quite the feat. Here are the primers that leave skin smooth and silky >>>

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Colour-flip eye shadow: the striking makeup look that’s perfect for lazy people

August 13th 2020 / Melanie Macleod

For makeup that looks like it took hours but in reality took less than a minute, colour-flip chrome shadows need to be on your radar >>>

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The makeup look that suits everyone

August 12th 2020 / Lisa Potter-Dixon

Bronze eyeshadow is the holy grail of makeup according to makeup artist Lisa Potter-Dixon. From weddings to work days, here’s why it should be your go-to… >>>

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Why matte eyeshadow looks so incredible on older women

August 5th 2020 / Anna Hunter

Fed up with ageist assumptions in the beauty industry, Tricia Cusden launched her own makeup brand at the age of 68. Five years on, business is booming and she’s a Youtube star. Here she tells us how to create beautiful eye makeup on older faces >>>

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