27 Festival beauty essentials I *think* are needed for Camp Bestival…

(Corrine Day for VOGUE 2005) When you think of festival beauty you think dry shampoo, plaits, face paint and wet wipes. Oh, yes lots of wet wipes. But, when it actually came down to it – I realised I would actually need a whole lot more than that!  As just looking half-decent after a restless night with a toddler or endless late nights working means a whole host of anti-fatigue, flash balms and blusher tricks in the morning. That I figured…

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The best red lipsticks according to some stylish mamas – and how to apply it like a PRO

If there is one item no mama should be without in her make-up bag – it’s a RED lipstick. Classic, iconic and chic. But, more importantly nothing wakes up your face no matter how sleep deprived you are, makes you look pulled together on the school/nursery run and adds some instant much-needed glamour. Who said a lipstick can’t change a women life?…As my all time favourite star Elizabeth Taylor once stated: “Put on some lipstick and pull yourself together!” Wise…

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Superdrug, Miss Marnie’s Christmas video and Zoella + a sneak peak at my work too

Over the summer I worked on the Superdrug Christmas gift guide. Over the summer? Yes, that’s right. Christmas starts around May/June time for many brands – some even earlier! This ensures those lovely gift guides you casually leaf through from September onwards are printed and ready for the festive shopping period. Honestly, I hadn’t stepped inside a Superdrug for a very long time – and now I know what I’ve been missing. The gift collections really are its calling card. Superdrug…

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Not your average baby beauty buys – 10 new finds

If you’re a bit of a beauty obsessive like me than having a baby just opens up a whole new world of beauty goodies. I am a little obsessed with Miss Marnie’s beauty products – and love finding her natural bubble baths, delicate smelling shampoos and the best nappy rash wonder-creams. But, really besides the classic washing, moisturising and treatment products for the little ones bath time routine – there aren’t many other products to buy. Until I discovered these… Not your everyday essentials admittedly…

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New mama in a beauty hurry – fast fix bathroom must-haves

A classic book that all mamas will relate to (By Jill Murphy) In the early days of new motherhood just getting dressed in the morning seemed to take forever – and as for showering/hair washing well that can feel like a lifetime. So, it’s no wonder your regular beauty regime takes a bit of a back seat. Of course, as a new mum and you know as a normal person – you still need to do these things – but there’s…

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