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The ‘New’ Face of Max Factor

This is the ultimate comeback ... 80 years since Mr Max Factor opened the doors of his Hollywood make-up studio, the cosmetics company has announced a partnership with the most glamorous ambassador of all-time, Marilyn Monroe. It was Max Factor who was instrumental in the transformation of Norma Jeane Baker to worldwide glamour icon, Marilyn Monroe. Norma Jeane entered Max Factor's Blonde Room in the late 1940s as a shy brunette and emerged as a sparkling platinum blonde. And the dramatic ...

How To Achieve Natural Lips

The nude theme continues with lips this winter, and the key to this look is to choose a non-fussy, easy-to-apply product. Steer clear of frosted lipsticks or sticky glosses, and opt for a shade that's adds just a touch of pink or pale brown to lips. Look out for new nude additions to the GOSH collection on February 11. GOSH Forever Lip Shine in Sweet Moments, £6.99 (Superdrug) is a handy lip crayon that gives just enough shade and shine to accentuate lips. Alternatively, a slick of ...

Subtle Smoky Eyes

The nude look works well with naturally accentuated eyes - just enough colour to make eyes look wide awake, but with the emphasis on 'barely-there' rather than full-on smoky. B. Creative Art Edition Palette Volume 1 Day is reduced from £14.99 to a bargain £9.99 (Superdrug) at the moment, and contains all you need for a natural, soft, smokey eye. It has an eyeshadow primer, three eyeshadows, two eyebrow powders, eyebrow wax, a mascara and applicators. A tip is to create the look in a good ...

Save £59 on Mineral Make-Up

Finding the right foundation is the key to getting everything else right in beauty. Find the foundation that suits you and you have the perfect canvas for even, long-lasting and flattering make-up. Mineral make-up works for most ages and skin types. It doesn't settle into fine lines and wrinkles, accentuating them, and it doesn't dry out skin prone to dryness, or make oily skin more greasy. But if you've made one expensive mistake too many, and you're wary of trying something new, it can be ...

A Saving of £90 on Lash Serum!

Oh, how we do love a real bargain - and this one's a cracker. TJ Hughes currently have Uberlash Eyelash Enhancing Serum for £19.99 ... that's a massive £90 saving on the £110 price tag. Eyelash serums seem to have got a little overlooked recently, with the huge choice of false lashes and eyelash-enhancing mascaras around. But they shouldn't be underestimated. False lashes can damage your own lashes, especially the salon-applied ones. So if you can enhance your own lashes and keep them ...

Save £30 on Benefit products

Who doesn't love the useful, quirky products that Benefit do so well? It's one of those brands that offers lovely products we don't know we need - until we see them, and then we can't live without them! This delightful Best of Benefit collection contains seven mini versions of best-selling products - and it's currently at Boots for a bargain £24.50, with products worth £54.46, a saving of £30. Products include the iconic They're Real! Mascara, the new They're Real! Push-Up Liner, Hoola ...

Six Lipglosses for £4

A lipgloss should be a handy little product that fits into the tiniest of handbags, or even into your pocket. It should be non-sticky, hydrating and of course, it should look fabulous. These six Makeup Revolution lipglosses tick all the boxes - and at less than 70p per lipgloss (Superdrug), they're a real bargain. There's a selection of shades - from nude through coral to a shiny pearl shade that works really well on top of lipstick - and they're in dinky little tubes that you can squeeze a ...

WHAT EVER HAPPENED TO BARBARA DALY?

What has happened to Barbara Daly One Step make-up? The whole BD cosmetics range has just been revamped with new formulas. BD originally launched in 1998 with the legendary make-up artist Barbara Daly. Although Barbara left the brand six years ago, the line has been revamped by make-up artist Abby Ireland and the good news is that your favourite is now going to be back on the shelves. BD Trade Secrets One Step Face Base, £6 is available in four shades. Available exclusively at Tesco. &nbs...

A MUST HAVE CONCEALER

You don't have to spend a fortune on a  good concealer. A must-have for any make-up bag, to cover dark circles, dark spots, small blemishes and scars, a good concealer can also be used to create the illusion of an even skin tone. The new 2true Pro Bright Touch Concealer, £4.99 (Superdrug) has lightweight moisturising formula that keeps skin hydrated and has added Vitamin E to prevent further blemishing. For best results, use concealer under foundation to full conceal blemishes.   ...

MARVELLOUS MINERALS FOR £20

Mineral make-up is always a treat. It’s great for sensitive skin, or more mature skin as it blends into the skin and looks totally natural. This Get Started Kit from Bare Minerals is a brilliant way to try out the products – for just £20 (Debenhams). The kit contains six mini-sized products – Mineral Veil Finishing Powder, Mini Eyeshadow, Prime Time Foundation Primer, Loose Blush in pink, Marvelous Moxie Lip gloss in pink mauve and Baby Lash Domination Volumising Mascara. Although ...

COUNT THE DAYS … £130 WORTH OF PRODUCTS FOR £35!

An advent calendar with a chocolate Santa in every window just won’t seem the same treat when you see this amazing No 7 Beauty Advent Calendar. This is definitely one of the best beauty countdowns around – it’s full of treats, but they’re products that you will actually use. And there are 25 make-up and skincare products – yes, 25 … imagine the excitement every December morning. No 7 treats behind the little windows include Protect & Perfect Intense Day Cream, Youthful Eye ...

MASSIVE MAKE-UP KIT FOR £28

If you’ve ever seen celebrity make-up artists with impressive make-up kits and felt a twinge of envy, you’ll love this. Avon’s Master Collection contains 55 eyeshadows, 10 lip glosses, four blushers and three applicators, all in a professional make-up box with a great mirror … for just £28 (avonshop.co.uk). This is a serious bargain. The kit is usually £50, but is reduced until the end of the year. BEST BEAUTY TIP: It’s always worth checking out the shades when buying a make-up ...

BARRY’S BIG CHRISTMAS BOX!

This is a nail lover’s paradise. A massive box of 30 Nail Paints from Barry M … sheer bliss for anyone who like to change her nails as often as her handbag. There’s everything from pale city grey, pillar box red and subtle lilac to jewel shades of deep blue, raspberry and jade. And it all comes in a great display box. The box is £89.99 (barrym.com), but worth over £100. A gift for someone special. BEST BEAUTY TIP: Painting the ring finger a different shade from the rest of the nails ...

LOVE THIS!

Spend £15 on Bourjois in store at Boots or online and receive a free Christmas party box, worth £28. The gift box contains three full size best selling items – a Smoky Eye Trio in shades of grey; a nude Rouge Edition lipstick in Beige Trench and a nude So Laque Nail Polish. There is also a limited edition size of Volume Boosting Mascara. If you need to restock your make-up bag, you could spend £15.98 and buy a Bronzing powder duo (£7.99) and Cream blush (£7.99) – both items you will ...