Make Gorgeous And Glossy Locks A Reality With Philip Kingsley’s New Pure Colour Range

Tired of looking in the mirror to see hair that is brittle, dull and frizzy? Change the picture today and make gorgeous and glossy locks a reality. Philip Kingsley’s new Pure Colour Range is the game-changer we’ve all been waiting for. Created by Philip Kingsley’s expert trichologists, the Pure Colour collection is a 360-haircare system, soon to be your saviour.

The ongoing lockdown has meant a lack of the professional haircare we know and love. We’ve been dreaming of an incredible product to sprinkle some magic over our home-coloured hair, reviving its status to one of glory once more. This is where Philip Kingsley’s new Pure Colour range comes galloping in. Think, a haircare knight in shining armour. Yes, it’s that good. We tried the range on our sorry-looking tresses. Sorry has become sensational! Read on to discover the answer to your haircare woes.

The Philip Kingsley Pure Colour Range is developed to provide healthy hair that radiates glossy shine, whilst ensuring your beautiful colour stays gorgeous for longer. The collection features:

1.Philip Kingsley Pure Colour Anti-Fade Shampoo, Available from 1st March, www.philipkingsley.co.uk

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Prepare to be dazzled by the sheer brilliance of this product. The sulphate-free anti-fade shampoo ensures your coloured hair emits body and shine. Furthermore, your scalp will receive some soothing TLC treatment too.

Key Ingredients:

Denoxyline

The purified green tea extract is bursting with antioxidant benefits to keep your locks protected from free radical damage. UV rays won’t stand a chance.

Hydrolysed Vegetable Protein:

The vegan-friendly shampoo combines this hair-loving protein-based complex to thoroughly strengthen strands. No more picking up the hairbrush in dread!

Pro-Vitamin B5 Derivative:

Ever wondered how some people achieve a sheer gloss look without living in a salon? This component plays a huge part in the process. Pressing rewind on chemically damaged locks, thoroughly rehydrating and adding buckets of shine. Expect some serious gloss. This ingredient deserves an MBE.

2.Philip Kingsley Pure Colour Reviving Conditioner, Available From 1st March, www.kingsley.co.uk

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Bring your colour back to life with renewed bounce. The intensely nourishing conditioner delivers hair elasticity and strength whilst reducing colour fade.

Key Ingredients:

Betaine:

This sugar beet derivative provides superior moisturising qualities by increasing the amount of water each hair fibre can retain.

Pataua Oil:

American vegetable oil boasts a rich supply of omega-9 and fatty acids. These components greatly reinforce and support the internal structure and cuticle of the hair. Damaged locks are revived and total softness is restored.

Pro-Vitamin B5 Derivative:

Both shampoo and conditioner combine this ingredient to ensure optimal results.

3.Philip Kingsley Pure Colour Frizz-Fighting Gloss, Available From 1st March at www.philipkingsley.co.uk

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This gloss is the irresistible icing on the Pure Colour cake. The glass hair look has never been so easy to achieve. A true multitasking frizz-fighting gloss. Expect great condition, longer-lasting colour, protection and banishment of all frizz. Better yet, prepare to be amazed by the seriously reflective shine! Mecca has been found.

Abil ME 45 is combined, providing unbelievable smoothness for your coloured locks. Additionally, the gloss offers heat protection capabilities of up to an amazing 190°C!.

These products come as a team. Use all 3 Pure Colour items together for optimal results. #hairgoals!

The Pure Colour Range is available to buy from 1st March at www.philipkingsley.co.uk

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Celebrate These Truly Inspirational Females On International Women’s Day

This International Women’s Day, celebrated on March 8th, 2021 we are shining a light on some truly inspirational females. Read the stories behind their incredibly successful brands and missions. Learn what spurred these women on to become the inspirational women of 2021 and why they should be celebrated on International Women’s Day.

1. This Women’s Day We Love Leanne Pero, Founder of Black Women Rising, www.theleanneperofoundation.com

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This International Women’s Day we can celebrate females like Leanne who have gone above and beyond to help others. At 30-years-old, Leanne discovered she had breast cancer. It soon became clear how little knowledge there was amongst the WOC community. Worse still, the number of negative reactions was alarming.

In response to this, Leanne set up her own charity, The Leanne Pero Foundation and the Black Women Rising Project. Dedicated to helping BAME cancer patients and survivors, these charities are a huge success. Her core mission is helping BAME women by educating and drawing opportunities. The idea is for BAME women to connect and talk without feeling shame, and to enable them to feel empowered to succeed.

2. Louise Wilkins is Another Women’s Day Star: Founder of No. 1 Illume Silk Exfoliating Glove, £15.99, www.no1illume.com 

 

Celebrate international womens day with these truly inspirational female founders
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Accountant, Louise Wilkins is another of our International Women’s Day favourites. She found a solution to an ongoing skincare problem and turned it into a successful business. Louise created the 100% silk viscose exfoliating gloves in 2020. They proved to be extremely effective in treating certain skin concerns. Louise knew that people everywhere would benefit from such a fabulous product.

Silk is incredibly gentle and kind to the skin. It is also textured and therefore provides deep exfoliation. The result is transformative. Dead skin cells are removed, revealing skin that is beautifully smooth and rose petal soft!

We tried the No.1 Illume Exfoliating Silk Gloves. Should you suffer from bumpy, rough skin, these gloves are a must-buy. Consider them as the #1 tool for treating this skin concern. You will be amazed. No.1 Illume Exfoliating Silk Gloves are priced at £15.99 and are available to buy at www.no1illume.com

3. Fides Baldsberger, Owner and CEO of Rubis is a True Boss. Buy the Slanted Rubis Tweezer, £21.50, at www.cultbeauty.co.uk

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This woman is a literal superhero and definitely deserves recognition for International Women’s Day. Fides decided to run Rubis (a small tweezer company) following her father’s death. Very quickly, she had set up a sales and marketing department and brought in new customers. Fides improved the company’s efficiency, created new products and ensured a factory was built.

During that time, there were no high-quality cosmetic, precise tweezers. Fides changed all of that. She transformed the company into a global business. Today, her tweezers are considered to be THE BEST. She has even been named Entrepreneur of the Year, twice! That’s some feat.

4. An International Business Icon: Rosie Khandwala, Founder of Sugar Coated, Sugar Coated Waxing Pack, £20, www.sugarcoatedhairremoval.com

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Another lady who made it all happen is Rosie. She grew up in Tanzania where the only form of hair removal was sugar waxing. Upon moving to the UK, she realised this just wasn’t an available option. Seeing a gap in the market, Rosie took action. She decided to make and sell her own. Before long, the Body Shop became a buyer where Renee Zellweger discovered it and became a fan! Not bad.

Following this, Rosie further improved the wax and began her own company, Sugar Coated. This was the first wax of its kind to not include citric acid. In an era of clean living, Sugar Coated thrived. It is now a much sought-after product. Her 100% natural wax contains pure sugar syrup and water. It is highly effective, gentle on the skin and biodegradable, too.  Rosie is a pioneer for ethical beauty. Her sugar wax is available to buy online at Feel Unique and on her website, www.sugarcoatedhairremoval.com.

5. Hannah Chapman, Founder of Ava May Aromas Proves you can Achieve Your Dreams. Buy the Wax Melt Heart Burner, £10, at www.avamayaromas.com

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Introducing an inspirational female we can all learn from. At just 25 years-old, Hannah Chapman owns a multi-million-pound wax melt and candle business, named Ava May Aromas. Like all great skyrocketing businesses, Hannah began the wax melt company from her parents’ kitchen.

Furthermore, she did it without any financial help whatsoever. Against advice, Hannah founded and persevered with the wax melt business. The lady was right because the company has sold over half a billion wax melts in under 2 years! Additionally, she employs over twenty people.

Hats off to these fabulous and truly inspirational ladies on International Women’s Day!

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Thoughtful Wellbeing Gifts For The Family

It’s certainly been a long slog and it’s not over yet. As such, ensuring wellbeing remains to be of paramount importance. What better way to give your family support than by treating them to a gift? Read on to discover some amazing wellbeing gifts that will make your family feel loved and happy

1. For Nan: Little Butterfly House, £15, www.kikkerland.eu.com

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If ever there was a time to gift your nan something truly thoughtful, this is it. Make your nan’s year by surprising her with this beautiful Little Butterfly House. With springtime approaching, your nan can look forward to counting the varieties of butterflies with ease, enjoy the garden and look to a bright and positive Covid-free future. The Little Butterfly House would make the perfect present and is certain to bring hours of joy.

2. Wellness for Grandad: Sudokube, £6.99, www.prezzybox.com

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Should your gramps love a sudoku puzzle, this gift will be right up his street. Ideal for days while nan is in the garden, the Sudokube will keep him busy for hours. Consider it to be an upgrade on the usual sudoku puzzle. The fast-selling gadget works in the same way as the Rubix cube – except, you have to line up numbers (sudoku style) rather than the colours. The Sudokube is a fantastic boredom thwarter.

3. For Your Child: Marvin’s Amazing Magic Pens, £14.99, www.marvinsmagic.com

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Looking for a cost-effective present that will keep your child entertained (and does not include a screen)? We hear you. The Amazing Magic Pens may just be the solution. Create secret messages; design 3D lettering; draw incredible rainbow signs and make amazing pictures. You can even watch them vanish! A gift of colour-changing pens with a hint of magic will guarantee lots of smiles all round. For more gifting inspo check out www.marvinsmagic.com

4.  For Child #2: Huckleberry Morse Code Flashlight, £15, www.kikkerland.co.uk

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The ideal present for budding secret agents. Discover the Morse Code Flashlight and learn how to send secret messages in morse code. This incredibly cool retro style Morse Code Flashlight features a metal casing with an adjustable hook. Use the hook as a stand or flip it back when you want to hang the torch instead. The light comes with red and green filter settings that signal an emergency or for enhanced night vision.

The flashlight offers an easy and fun way of learning morse code, guaranteed to boost confidence boost and wellbeing. It provides an on, off and flashing light button, complete with the morse code translation ingrained on the back. Your child will quickly become a master of morse code.

5. For Your Teenager: Bluetooth Sound Asleep IMusic Pillow, £39.95, www.prezzybox.com

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This pillow is the go-to gift for most teenagers who can’t be separated from their tunes. Gift them the dreamiest present and let their wellbeing surge (and their sleep health improve). This super-comfy bedtime must-have enables a wire-free connection to phones; consequently, less faffing around and more time to simply relax and doze off into a restful slumber. The IMusic Pillow works so well, you may even begin to see your teenager before lunchtime.

6.For Mum’s Ultimate Wellbeing: No.1 Illume Silk Exfoliating Gloves, £15.99, www.no1illume.com

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Those with dry, rough or sensitive skin will love these exfoliating gloves. Created with 100% silk viscose, they make light work of transforming problematic skin, so you feel incredibly smooth and soft (and look like the epitome of sheer radiance). Once you’ve tried the Silk Exfoliating Gloves the only thing to annoy you will be the fact you didn’t discover them sooner!

7. For Dad: Aztex Personalised Luxury Hooded Robe in Egyptian Cotton, £50, www.amazon.co.uk

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This robe ensures he will be feeling like the king of wellbeing. Cosy, soft and warm – the dressing gown provides immediate TLC and bundles of snuggly happiness.

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The Best Beauty Subscription Boxes For Living The Lockdown Dream

We may be stuck at home in lockdown, but why not make it as enjoyable as possible? Waiting for the postie to deliver a fabulous beauty subscription box is far nicer than the usual bills and life insurance quotes. Discover the absolute best beauty subscription boxes to live the lockdown dream.

1.Look Fantastic Beauty Box Subscription, February Edition, £15 (1 Month), £13 (12 months)), www.lookfantastic.com

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Pamper yourself something silly with this unbelievable offer from Look Fantastic. For just £15 you can indulge yourself in some serious beauty therapy worth £50. It is literally a beauty fanatic’s dream come true. This beauty box includes cult heroes such as Illamasqua’s Beyond Veil Primer, Balance Me AHA Glow Mask, Eyeko’s Galactic Lid Gloss 9stardust) and the Elemis Papaya Enzyme Peel.

Look Fantastic’s Beauty Box are certain to place Cheshire cat smiles all over the map. So good, you may find yourself searching for the postie at the break of day.. Better yet, they are completely recyclable and sustainable and you even get insider makeup tips with your box.   Choose between a 1-, 3-, 6- or 12-month subscription.

2.Birchbox Beauty Box Subscription, £12.50 (1 month), www.birchbox.com

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Get ready to fall in love. Birchbox has been around from the outset of the beauty box subscription dream, and they’ve clearly got it down. Taking a Personalised approach, they specifically cater to your individual skin and haircare needs. The Sensory Retreats Divine Self-Heating Eye Mask is just one of the treats you may discover. Keep the dream alive.

3.GlOSSYBOX, £13.50 per month, www.glossybox.com

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Think of GLOSSYBOX as the boss of beauty subscriptions. All serious and dedicated beauty fans will be on-board with the iconic brand. Providing customers with the joy of discovering fantastic new brands and the bliss of receiving 5 globally loved products each month, getting the mail will become your monthly high. Glossybox covers haircare, makeup and skincare – and the packaging is oh-so-pretty, you will feel like a princess. GLOSSYBOX, oh great one, we bow to you.

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Treat Yourself To Something Special This Singles Awareness Day

Valentine’s Day may be upon us – but so is Singles Awareness Day, (February 15th). If you are single, you can now officially celebrate the fact. So, go on, treat yourself to something special. Check out these awesome gifts that will guarantee you see the day out on top form.

1.Iconic London Illuminator, £30, www.iconiclondoninc.com

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There’s nothing quite like an irrefutably gorgeous glow to make your inner goddess shine. Illuminate your life this Singles Awareness Day. Simply add a few drops of the hero formula to your complexion and watch your mood become transformed into one of confident luminosity. The Illuminator is vegan-friendly and available in 4 beautiful shades.

2. Ignite Lavender CBD Bath Bomb – Relax, £8, www.uk.ignite.com

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This Singles Awareness Day, immerse yourself in unrivalled relaxation, peace and quiet. With a full-on topical CBD experience, that works in unison with essential oils, and aromatic salts – and no one to annoy you, the day will be a total winner.

3.Buster & Punch Machined Brass Vase, £109, www.busterandpunch.com

Treat yourself to something special this Singles Awareness Day
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If your inner interior decorator has blossomed during the lockdown, gift yourself something to complement any chic and stylish home. This creative design encapsulates a solid brass machined plate with a hand-blown glass vase. This innovative and unique vase by much-sought-after brand, Buster & Punch should be seen as high-class art. The constantly evolving brand collaborates with fashion designers and street artists. The outcome is the creation of true statement pieces that stand out from the crowds. Who needs a bouquet from the nearest garage when you have a vase like this one? The vase is also available in solid brushed steel and stunning black metal.

4.Patch Plants – 10cm-20cm (Spike) Cactus, £6, www.patchplants.com

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If you happen to be one of those people who struggle to keep a plant alive for longer than a month – you need this in your life. Focusing on looking after a plant can be hugely therapeutic (particularly when they don’t die). Behold, the Patch Plant. The cute but spiky cactus is incredibly easy to care for. The plant won’t mind, should you forget to water it for a week. If you feel like you want to share the love this week, give one of these cacti space on your shelf. Far less hassle!

5.Little Butterfly House, £15, www.kikkerlandeu.com

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Don’t dwell on the past. Instead, start looking forward to springtime and treat yourself to the cutest little butterfly house of them all. The beautifully designed house will be irresistible to all butterflies. By springtime, you will be welcoming an array of butterflies to your back garden. Add some of your favourite plants and some solar lights; thus, your backyard will be transformed into a secret garden of magical wonder. Perfect.

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Last-Minute Valentine’s Gifts For The Entire Family

Valentine’s Day is just a few days away. There is still time to make your family smile with these fabulous last-minute gifts. Read on to find some affordable must-have gifts that are certain to give that much-needed boost and show how much you care.

For Your Bestie: Pukka Fresh Start Organic Tea, £11.96 (pack of 4), www.amazon.co.uk

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Galentine’s Day is celebrated on February 13th and enables you to show appreciation for your bestie. Treat your friend to a gift that’s guaranteed to make her smile. After all, she is on hand all year round to cheer you up! This year, why not gift her a healthy start to every day? Pukka Fresh Start Organic Tea contains 100% organic and ethically-sourced ingredients. The delicious tea naturally energies, uplifting your body and mind. This caffeine-free formula ensures a much-needed super-boost without the nasty crash. We love!

2.For Your Child: Marvin’s Magic Pens, £14.99, www.marvinsmagic.com

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We all need that extra love and support right now, particularly our children. This Valentine’s Day treat your child to Marvin’s Magic Pens. The huge variety of colour-changing pens are crazy good fun and are the perfect distraction away from the screen. Create secret messages, 3D lettering and then make them vanish! Certain to keep them entertained, this huge box of magic pens is the perfect gift. Check out www.marvinsmagic.com for more awesome gifts.

3.For Mum: Rubis Tweezers, £21.50, www.cultbeauty.co.uk

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Treat your mum to the best tweezers around. The Rubis tweezers provide optimal precision and are world-renowned for their unrivalled effectiveness and quality! Guaranteed to bring joy to any mum!

4.For Your S.O: Skin therapy Spa Hand Cream, £1, www.wilko.com

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Should your partner work outdoors, a really good hand cream will be much-appreciated – and show him you care! For everyone who doesn’t work outside – there is the ongoing issue of hand sanitiser – making hand cream kind of vital. The Skin Therapy Spa Hand Cream is incredible. Combining the key ingredients to ensure hands are nourished, repaired and further protected, this outstanding formula is available for just £1! We were shocked, too!

5.For Your Sister: Pura Cosmetics Blissful Bubblegum Lip Scrub, £4.99, www.puracosmetics.co.uk

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Warning: once you try the Pura Cosmetics Lip Scrubs you are going to be hooked. The deliciously dreamy scent of this vegan lip scrub is so good, it is a struggle not to lick your lips. The vegan scrub effectively revitalises and smoothes your lips, whilst leaving a lasting oh-so-sweet scent. Anyone who uses this on Valentine’s Day will be irresistible. One word – smitten.

Pura Cosmetics has a huge array of lip scrub flavours – each one as scrummy as the last.

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Wellbeing Valentine’s Day Gift Ideas For Some Much-Needed Self-Love

Right now, we all need to be on team ‘self-love’. Wellbeing ought to be at the forefront of everyone’s mind. Let’s be honest, we’ve been through the mill and we deserve to be unreservedly kind to ourselves. What does this mean? We’ll tell you. Don’t miss out this Valentine’s Day. Treat yourself and a loved one to one of these awesome wellbeing gifts. Indulge (check), feel pampered (check)…and relax.

1.Skin Therapy Spa Hand Cream, £1, www.wilko.com

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Let’s face it, everyone’s hands are looking a tad on the bleak side right now (thank you sanitiser). It gives another meaning to rough love (and, alas, it isn’t desirable). Check out this incredibly affordable and intensely nourishing hand cream. The vegan formula offers skin-loving ingredients such as vitamins B5 and E. These components are specifically combined to effectively treat your skin to protection, repair and unbelievable softness. A welcome gift for anyone. We had to do a double-take when we saw the price! At £1, this Valentine’s Day you can treat yourself and quite a few of your nearest and dearest to the joy of super-soft skin.

1.Pukka Fresh Start Organic Tea, £11.96 (Pack of 4, 80 Sachets), www.amazon.co.uk

Wellbeing Valentine's Day gifts for some much needed self-love
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Gift yourself and your bestie a healthy start to the morning, with Pukka’s new Fresh Start Organic Tea. The caffeine-free and vegan formula contains a delicious blend of lemongrass leaf, coriander, sweet fennel seed and whole lemon. Guaranteed to uplift anyone’s day in a 100% natural and ethically sourced way. For just over £10, you can enjoy 80 sachets of pure vitality. Start the day the way you mean to go on; the feel-good way.

2. N°1 Illume Silk Exfoliating Gloves, £15.99, www.no1illume.com

Wellbeing Valentine's Day gifts for some much-needed self-love
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If cellulite, dry or dull skin tone, ingrown hairs or stretch marks happen to be the bane of your life, you are not alone! Furthermore, these gloves are a must. They significantly improve such pesky issues and are particularly effective for people with sensitive skin.

After years of dissatisfaction over skin concerns, Louise Wilkins found the solution and created the Silk Exfoliating Gloves. In our eyes, this was a sheer genius lightbulb moment, (they are seriously good). You will notice a remarkable difference in the appearance and texture of your skin – even after just one use. Hello, beautiful petal-like skin. Seriously, everyone should own a pair.

3.Rubis Classic Slant Tweezers, £21.50, www.cultbeauty.co.uk

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Tweezers are a staple beauty tool found in most makeup bags. You may be wondering why someone might appreciate such a personal gift. We’ll tell you. These are no ordinary tweezers, oh no. Rubis tweezers are the best you will ever find. Created exclusively for use with the Swiss watch industry, (namely Cartier and Rolex), their precision is unbeatable. That stubborn pluck-resistant hair would not stand a chance against a pair of these bad boys! We tried them and they are so good it takes discipline not to lose an hour in front of your mirror! Expect great satisfaction and unrivalled feelings of wellbeing.

4. Love – Crystal Infused Scented Candle, £14.99, www.thepyschictree.com

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As the Beatles would concur, Ii’s all about the love. So, this Valentine’s Day immerse yourself in the feel-good vibes this heavenly candle brings. The joyful purchase is Infused with rose quartz that dilutes your surroundings with much-needed happy thoughts, self-love vibes and general wonderment. Yes, the candle is in a league of its own. Have a bath, light up the magic and let all worries slip away.

5. Satya Nag Champa White Sage Incense Sticks, £3.45 (3 Pack), www.amazon.co.uk

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Sage has been used for thousands of years to cleanse your environment and banish bad energy. Even if you don’t believe in sage’s alleged powers, it is proven to provide antibacterial, antifungal and antimicrobial properties. In the age of corona – this is well worth the buy.

6. Inner Senses 7 Wonders Skin Panacea Face & Body Oil, £34, www.innersenses.co.uk

Looking for a worthy face and body oil? It doesn’t get better than this. 7 Wonders won Best Healing Product in the Wellbeing Awards, 2019. We absolutely love this multitasking face and body oil. The formula combines 7 precious natural oils that are bursting with antioxidants, fatty acids, minerals and vitamins. Basically, it provides the skin with everything it needs to feel and look amazing. The 7 Wonders Oil delivers organic skincare that is at the very top of its game. Dry, tired, distressed skin – look this way and prepare to be transformed (and spellbound). Think of it as your bottle of ultimate wellbeing!

7. Beverly Hills Silk Facemask by KARIZMA, £9.99, www.amazon.co.uk

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If you have to wear a mask, then make it a good one. Silk, being so beneficial for skin, is the way to go. Plus, they look awesome! These silk masks are made from 100% mulberry silk, have adjustable toggles and are washable. Available in 7 gorgeous colours, the masks are guaranteed to leave you feeling beautiful, confident, and (most importantly) happy.

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Get Up And Glow With These Dreamy Dry Body Oils

It’s never been so easy in achieving that dreamy, enviable glow. If you haven’t yet tried dry body oils, then seriously, what are you waiting for? Dry body oils basically mean super-fast absorption and a great glow, without the sticky residue. The lockdown gives us the opportunity to experiment with those beauty products you were thinking of trying out – and dry body oils are where it’s at. A few drops of the following bad boys and your skin takes on a veil of golden luminosity. Anything that helps you to feel good right now is worth it. Read on.

1.Elizabeth Arden Eight Hour Cream All-Over Miracle Oil Spray, £19.99 (100ml), www.amazon.co.uk

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Should you be new to this and fancy trying it out, now is the time. Currently £9 off at Amazon, the miracle oil is a steal. Including outstanding ingredients such as Tsubaki and grapeseed oil, as well as avocado, olive and sunflower oils, the spray is a dream. Expect intense moisturising capabilities, rejuvenating qualities and a lustrous shine to every last inch (including your locks). The oil is truly exceptional!

2.7 Beautiful Skin Pampering Dry Body Oil, £12 (200ml), www.boots.com

Get up and Glow with these dreamy dry body oils
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It’s all in the name – and this name says it all. A dry body oil that creates beautiful skin whilst wrapping you in a totally pampered feeling. The lockdown coupled with Arctic-like weather makes for distressed skin. No.7’s formula combines a nourishing blend of almond oil and vitamin E. These cleverly join forces to give your skin a glowing surge of hydrating, loving and protective goodness. The result is a body that radiates gorgeous luminosity. You’re welcome.

3.Nuxe Huile Prodigieuse Multi-Usage Dry Oil, £22.83 (100ml), www.amazon.co.uk

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Try this multitasking oil and it will earn a forever home in your bathroom cabinet (and we mean at the front). The secret to its A-list status is the ingredient list. Combining 7 precious botanical oils, it provides warrior-like protection and intense antioxidant kick-ass action. Moreover, the oil will even give stretch marks a run for their money. Whether you want to add more luminosity to lacklustre skin or shimmy up your hair – this gem delivers. Oh, and you are likely to become totally addicted to the scent, too!

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The Best Microneedle Patches To Ease The Lack Of Botox

Late for your Botox top-up? We feel your pain. Let’s share a brief pause to berate Boris, and then thank our lucky stars we have microneedle patches in our beauty arsenal. The following patches are so good, they will effectively ease this temporary Botox blip. Also, you will save a small fortune. However, we haven’t forgotten, Mr Prime Minister. We haven’t forgotten.

1.Skyn Iceland Dissolving Microneedle Eye patches, £14, www.amazon.co.uk

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Here we have some next-generation skincare in action. The press-on patches boast innovative bioactive dissolving microneedles. These simply melt deep into the skin’s layers to deliver much-needed nutrients. Thirsty skin is quenched with a boost of hyaluronic acid. The outcome is a noticeable reduction in the appearance of fine lines and an impressively firmer complexion.

2.Swiss Clinic Microneedle Patches, £39, www.swissclinic.com

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Every product we have reviewed by Swiss Clinic has been outstanding, so our expectations were high. Their microneedle patches certainly do not disappoint. Each patch features 148 microstructures, with 100% hyaluronic acid. The results are nothing short of miraculous. For optimal results apply the patches at bedtime and remove them when you awake. You will be amazed.

3.111SKIN Meso Infusion Overnight Micro Mask Box, £28, www.selfridges.com

the best microneedle patches to ease a lack of Botox
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If you don’t want fine lines, wrinkles and discolouration to be your bag, read on. This ingenious mask offers micro-cones bursting with hyaluronic acid and vitamin C. These spend the night working wonders on your skin. Consequently, vital ingredients are deeply absorbed, to unveil a beautifully rejuvenated and luminous complexion by the morning. All you need to do is apply them and not wriggle about too much in your sleep. This is a lazy girl’s dream!

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Peel-Off Masks To Keep Your Skin Glowing like A Goddess (When There’s No Sun)

The peel-off masks have earned a golden spot in the bathroom cabinets of beauty fanatics -because, in an era of obligatory face masks, our complexions need all the help they can get.  But can you achieve enviable, glowing and goddess-like skin with a peel-off mask? The answer is a firm YES! The following masks are guaranteed to deliver skin luminosity like you wouldn’t believe. Expect to look in the mirror in slack-jawed amazement whilst feeling like a complexion queen!

1.No.7 Instant Results Revitalising Peel-Off Mask, £4.50 (75ml), www.boots.com

peel-off masks to keep your skin glowing like a goddess when there's no sun
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Want instant results? You got it. There’s a reason No.7 is in high demand – their products truly deliver. Combining vitamins C and E, the treatment makes light work in repairing your skin to its former glory. The transformative benefits are faster than the bullet train, enabling a swift return of the glowing goddess. And breathe, for balance has been restored.

2.Dennis Gross Hyaluronic Marine Hydrating Modeling Mask, £51.88 (4 Treatments), www.amazon.co.uk

peel-off masks to keep your skin glowing like a goddess when theres no sun
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Those with very dry or damaged skin will love this. Try not to think about the faff this product entails and just go with us – because you will be over the moon with the results. Gone are the days where peel-off masks aid only in detoxification. This fun lockdown treat will not only give you something to do but mix up the activating powder and hyaluronic cushion gel – and you will have created something truly magical. Think hydration, plumpness and the pleasure of sheer goddess-like radiance.

3.Skyn Iceland Arctic Hydration Rubberizing Mask with Vitamin C, £12, www.boots.com

peel-off masks to keep you glowing like a goddess when theres no sun
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Dreading the fast-approaching Zoom meeting because you only had 3 hours sleep? Fear not, friends. An angel in the form of a rubber mask has come to save the day. The cloudberry and vitamin C-infused helper will wave a magic wand over the ‘tired out of my skull’ look, quickly replacing it with a wide awake and luminous complexion that commands the room. This mask is loaded with awesomeness. The. Stuff. Of. Dreams.

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