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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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To buy for: the influencer-led makeup brand that's not just for teens

May 29th 2020 / Sarah Vine

Sarah Vine reviews Il Makiage, the highly-pigmented, affordable makeup line taking Instagram by storm >>>

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Video: Ruby Hammer shows us how to do jewel-tone makeup in 7-minutes

May 23rd 2020

The global makeup artist shows us how to get ready in 7 minutes with zero flapping >>>

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The irrepressible joy of glitter eyeshadow at any age

May 22nd 2020 / Jane Druker

Who says older women can't wear glitter? Today's clever formulations mean you never need step away from the sparkles. Beauty editor Jane Druker, 53, leads the way >>>

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Glossy picks: The new arrivals we love this week

May 7th 2020

We've been waiting a long time for some of these hotly tipped launches >>>

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Sarah Vine: beauty classics I've rediscovered in lockdown

May 1st 2020 / Sarah Vine

Tidying as a distraction from worrying has brought a timeless eye palette, a perfect black eyeliner and a failsafe foundation back into Sarah Vine's life >>>

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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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Nicola Bonn's not quite so beautiful life

April 28th 2020 / Nicola Bonn

In her new column, the beauty podcaster describes the challenges of working from home, homeschooling two young children and not locking the bathroom door. From period dramas to life-saving beauty tools, it's all here >>>

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Mary Greenwell's favourite luxury foundations for all your coverage needs

April 23rd 2020

We took to Instagram Live with Mary Greenwell to discuss all things base - from the best the foundation for mature skin to the most natural light finish – and the one to sell your granny for >>>

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Can you recycle nail polish bottles?

April 22nd 2020 / Melanie Macleod

How do you dispose of all those half-used nail varnishes in your bathroom - and what happens to those millions of salon empties? We found out >>>

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10 fake tan tips everyone needs to know

April 15th 2020

From pre-tan prep to finding your perfect formulation, here's your expert's guide for creating a gorgeous faux glow and how to apply fake tan properly >>>

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How to clean your makeup brushes

April 14th 2020

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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Mary Greenwell’s favourite buys for eyes

April 13th 2020

We sat down with Mary Greenwell (over Instagram) to talk all about eyes - from the creams, eyeshadow palettes, liners and concealers she has her kit to weaning Princess Diana's off her heavy blue eyeliner >>>

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How to wear pastel makeup and not look like you’re in primary school

April 9th 2020 / Melanie Macleod

Pastel makeup has always seemed a bit twee but could 2020 be the year it becomes cool? >>>

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Your post-eyelash extension rehab plan

April 1st 2020 / Anna Hunter

During this enforced break from the lash bar, we’ve got coping strategies for you. From how to deal with brittle, stubby eyelashes to primers and mascaras to ‘grow your own’, extension addicts pay attention… >>>

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What does cruelty-free actually mean?

March 17th 2020 / Melanie Macleod

Finding beauty that is cruelty-free isn't a simple as looking for a bunny logo on your skincare - we decode how to tell if your product has been tested on animals once and for all >>>

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How this beauty expert got hooked on TikTok

March 6th 2020 / Jo Jones

Beauty industry pro Jo Jones reveals how at 43-years-old she's become addicted to micro-vlogging site TikTok - and explains why beauty brands need to get on board >>>

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10 supersize beauty products we can’t get enough of

March 6th 2020 / Anna Hunter

Forget cutesy miniatures - these are the mega sized skin, hair and body products to make room for on your bathroom shelf (failing that, put up a new one). Here’s what we’re maxing out on >>>

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The best liquid eyeliners to buy in 2020

February 20th 2020 / Elizabeth Bennett

Feline flicks never go out of style - here are the liquid eyeliners to make sure your eye makeup always looks on point no matter your budget >>>

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Are you suffering from retinol lips?

February 15th 2020

Dry, chapped lips? It’s probably your retinol’s fault. Here’s how to combat the annoying side effect of the retinoid family >>>

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Video: How to do date night makeup that lasts

February 14th 2020 / Cher Webb

It’s one of the questions that makeup artist Cher Webb is asked most – how to make an impact on a date without looking like you’ve tried? Here are the products and tricks to create a look that lasts – even if your date doesn't >>>

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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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Video: MUA Ashley's Edit takes on the 7-minute makeup challenge - and absolutely kills it

February 9th 2020

Could this be our best Get The Gloss in 7 challenge so far? We think so... >>>

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Video: Model, influencer and style maven Alexis Foreman takes the 7-minute makeup challenge

January 31st 2020

Alexis Foreman proves why liquid lipstick should always be avoided when you're in a rush >>>

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Video: Urban Decay MUA Danielle Roberts takes the 7-minute makeup challenge

January 26th 2020

It's not called a challenge for nothing - Danielle proves just how tricky it is to apply flawless makeup in only seven minutes >>>

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