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Golden Pearls of Wisdom …

The new Nivea Q10 Plus Anti-Wrinkle Serum Pearls are a delight to use. For those who prefer lightweight skincare, this is the one for you. They're tiny golden pearls packed full of coenzyme Q10 - if that means nothing to you, it's basically a compound found naturally in skin which assists in skin cells' energy production. Like many naturally-occurring aspects of skin, levels decrease as we age, causing sagging skin and wrinkles. These pearls replenish the levels of Q10 and boost the skin ...

The Simple Secret

Last night's Brit Awards was awash with glamour and perfectly-preened celebrities. And beauty brands were queuing up to pile goodies on the big-name stars. But it turns out The Voice star Rita Ora likes a bargain as much as the rest of us. The singer's make-up artist stocked up with a selection of Simple mini products for her to take on her travels. The products are brilliant value - Simple Refreshing Facial Wash Gel, 50ml, and Simple Hydrating Light Moisturiser, 50ml, are just £1.50 each ...

Liquid Gold Cleanser That Works Wonders

Beauty oils are a relatively new idea, but they've really taken the industry by storm. Oils for the hair, face and body are springing up everywhere, and we highly recommend them. This new Argan+ Skin Awakening Cleansing Oil, £10.99 (Waitrose) is one of the best launches this year so far. If you're thinking almost £11 is a bit steep for a cleanser, trust us, this is one of those purchases that saves money in the long-run, so it really is a bargain. The oil is so deliciously rich and ...

Luxurious Skincare For £2.99

There's something lovely about treating yourself to a big, new pot of silky smooth face cream. And it's an even better treat when it costs just £2.99. This wonderful Argan Oil range from Lacura at Aldi is £2.99 for Anti-Ageing Day Cream, £2.99 for Anti-Ageing Night Cream, and £1.79 for Hand Cream. Now we know a bargain is only worthwhile if it's something that's good quality and that you're going to enjoy using. We can tell you that you won't be disappointed with this range - Argan Oil ...

Magic Stick For Wide Awake Eyes!

Under-eye bags and puffiness around the eye area are a common beauty concern. There are creams, lotions and gels galore to help this problem, and the quest to find the perfect product can be an expensive process. This little beauty is well worth a try if you're still searching. Brand new from the Body Shop, it's called the Vitamin E Eye Cube, and is just £8. (thebodyshop.co.uk) It works as an anti-fatigue stick, which means it refreshes and brightens the area around the eye, and it also ...

3 Exotic Lip Butters for £5

This is the time of year when lips need extra care. Keep lips soft and moisturised and lipstick will look better, stay on longer, and feel less tacky to wear. The new Mandara Spa Beauty Butter collection is a little slice of the exotic to brighten these dull winter days. As always, it's perfectly priced, especially this cute Lip Butter Trio, which is a purse-friendly £5 for 3 pots of lip treatments (Sainsburys). They work exactly the same as lip balms, but are more buttery (hence the ...

Protect Lips With Summer Fruits

Lip balm is one of those products you need all year round - in the winter, it protects lips from the cold and wind, and in the summer, it keeps them moist in dry, humid temperatures. The biting cold at the moment can dry lips, leaving them chapped and peeling so you should always have a lip balm handy to keep them protected throughout the day. This fruity new launch from Blistex, £2.49 (Boots and Tesco) contains vitamin E to soften and condition lips, and it creates a barrier between the ...

Smooth Out Wrinkles With Comforting Facial Oil

The elements are tough on skin at this time of year. Harsh winds and cold temperatures dry skin out, and can leave it dull and lifeless looking. This is the time to indulge in facial oils - they absorb into skin really well, instantly hydrating, feeding and softening. And there's something comforting and warming about using a facial oil at bedtime. Mychelle has a lovely new oil, Advanced Argan Oil, £16.95 (mychelleuk.com), which is 100 per cent organic, and loads the skin up with ...

Free Clinique Bag

This cheeky little make-up bag will cheer you up on a dark January day ... especially since it's free! Designed in collaboration with chart-topping singer Meghan Trainor - remember All About That Bass? - to celebrate her new single, Lips Are Movin', Clinique are giving this bag away with all purchases over £20 on clinique.co.uk The offer is available from February 9 while stocks last, so if you're planning to buy anything, save your purchases till then, as this is a limited edition bag, ...

Save £50 on Elizabeth Arden

This is one of the best bargains so far this year ... a 100ml pot of the iconic Elizabeth Arden Visible Difference Moisturiser for £14.99 - reduced from £65. If you're searching for a beauty bargain, check TJ Hughes. The store has offers like this popping up every now and again which can save a fortune. It's not often a premium brand is available at such a bargain price - and this moisturiser will suit any skin type. It's light and easily absorbed, won't leave any oily residue and is ...

Spot Solution Sells Out In 24 Hours

There are few of us who don't suffer from blemishes and spots, even if it's just the occasional break-out. So a new solution to keeping skin clear is always welcome. La Roche-Posay Serozinc Toning Mist, £8.50 (escentual.com) launched in the UK yesterday, and has been a huge hit, selling 4000 units in one day. Stocks are now  being replenished, ready for another rush on sales. The product is already a massive success in its native France and those in the know have been buying it from ...

All About That Base

The natural, nude look is best achieved with a perfect base to work on. You want an even skintone - or even the option to go bare-faced if you dare!The new Olay Regenerist Luminous Skin Tone Perfecting Serum, £29.99, and Luminous Brightening and Protecting SPF20 Moisturiser, £29.99 (Boots) launch in January and use the principle of the luminosity created by pearls to give skin a bright, refreshed look. Follow the serum with the Moisturiser for a healthy glow that means you can use minimal ...

Witch Bursting Beads Face Wash, £3.99

If your skin is feeling clogged following all the festivities, you want a product that will clean and cleanse without irritating or stripping skin. Witch Bursting Beads Face Wash, £3.99 (Boots and Superdrug) feels gloriously decadent as the tiny encapsulated witchhazel beads pop on your skin, leaving it fresh, smooth, and ready for the tiniest drop of foundation to achieve a perfect nude finish,

No 7 Protect & Perfect Kit for £16

For those who haven't tried No 7 Protect & Perfect yet, this is the perfect opportunity. This No7 Skincare Collection Gift Set, £16 (Boots) set contains Protect & Perfect Day Cream and Night Cream, as well as No 7 Beautiful Skin Hot Cloth Cleanser, Eye Make-Up Remover, a head-band and a muslin cloth, so it's a full skincare kit for a really good price. Although the products aren't full size - the Day and Night Creams are 25ml, compared to the usual 50ml - the full-sized products ...

Shape Up Skin For The Festivities!

As we all know, excessive eating and drinking and not enough sleep adds up to tired and often troubled skin. More often than not, the problem is dehydration. Alcohol, late nights and even cosy nights in with the central heating turned up dries skin up, which can lead to it looking grey and lifeless, making fine lines and wrinkles look more pronounced. Origins is a great range for giving skin 'a big drink'. The products are packed with moisturisers and hydrating agents that replenish skin ...