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Hairdresser reveals the one hairstyle you should never get if you’re over 50
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Hairdresser reveals the one hairstyle you should never get if you’re over 50

A hairdresser has revealed a hairstyle women should avoid if they are aged over 50. George Northwood said while an S-shaped bob is a "powerful" cut, for middle aged women it will look "dowdy".Mr Northwood, dubbed "King of the 21st Century bob", told the Daily Mail that while a less-structured, S-shaped, blown up bob looks great on actor Zendaya, it is nevertheless "quite a middle-aged hairstyle.He added: "On someone who is middle-aged it's going to look dowdy. Granny chic looks different on a 50-year-old."The hairdresser defined his own take on the cut as being slightly undone, even if straight and smooth, with a natural feel.His version is known as The Alexa and named after the model and TV presenter Alexa Chung, who is Mr Northwood's muse.He told the Mail he loves the "power of the bo...
Best beach cover-ups from M&S, New Look, Asda and more – from £16
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Best beach cover-ups from M&S, New Look, Asda and more – from £16

From Marks and Spencer to George at Asda, New Look and Accessorize, here are the best beach cover-ups from the British high street.Looking chic doesn't have to cost a fortune; with the right fashion pieces, you can look elegant, classy and expensive - even when on a budget. While meandering from the beach to grab lunch, and back to the beach again, you need a versatile and lightweight outfit that seamlessly slips on and off. Better yet, slipping into a stylish beach cover-up can make you feel more put-together, which is only going to help increase your confidence. When you dress well, there's a little sparkle you get from knowing that should anybody look your way, they could be admiring your outfit. 
Shoppers ditch foundation for ‘pore-blurring’ skin perfector
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Shoppers ditch foundation for ‘pore-blurring’ skin perfector

Beauty lovers are embracing the no-makeup, glass skin trend and have stopped using foundation after they discovered a new skincare from Korean beauty brand Erborian.The Skin Hero Bare Skin Perfector is a silicone-free, non-tinted cream that works to enhance your skin once applied, leaving a soft and hydrated feeling. People who have tried the cream said it's so lightweight that as if there is nothing on their skin.Many shoppers shared they "feel confident with their bare skin" and feel comfortable enough to "go out without makeup" after trying the £42 cream as it smoothes, blurs and illuminates skin instantly. It's available to purchase at Erborian online, Boots and online beauty retailers like Escentual and Amazon.The gentle retexturising enzymes promote skin cell turnover and work to ...
Perricone MD’s new hydrating gel mask plumps dry skin in 15 minutes
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Perricone MD’s new hydrating gel mask plumps dry skin in 15 minutes

Perricone MD has launched a new face mask that is so moisturising that fans are adding it to their summer skincare routine. The Cold Plasma Plus+ The Intensive Gel Mask is hailed as an ultra-hydrating, multi-tasking powerhouse to deliver intense moisture into your skin while giving you a cooling sensation.As a member of the Cold Plasma Plus+ family, the formula features Omega 3, 6, and 9 to visibly plump and increase radiance; vitamin C ester to smooth, brighten and minimise the look of discolouration over time; and copper tripeptides to repair dry skin. It's retailed at £82 for 59ml and it's available at Perricone MD website and LookFantastic.What sets this gel mask apart is its innovative formulation. Designed to mimic the skin's natural barrier, it effectively locks in moisture and d...
Meghan Markle’s ‘three Nigeria trip mistakes’ revealed | Royal | News
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Meghan Markle’s ‘three Nigeria trip mistakes’ revealed | Royal | News

A style expert has pinpointed Meghan Markle's three fashion "misses" during her Nigeria trip earlier this month which "felt like they didn't quite fit" with her overall appearance.The Duchess of Sussex joined her husband Prince Harry as they visited the West African nation for three days to champion mental health initiatives for soldiers and empower young people as they celebrate the 10th anniversary of the Invictus Games.Meghan graced fans with several new outfits during the "unofficial royal tour" but there were three that did not quite "hit the spot," according to an expert.Megan Watkins, Head Stylist at online fashion destination SilkFred, said that while Meghan showcased "many interesting and stunning looks" there were two which "felt like they didn't quite fit with the rest of her...
M&S fans stock up on lightweight chinos and call them ‘a summer staple’
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M&S fans stock up on lightweight chinos and call them ‘a summer staple’

Marks and Spencer's summer trousers are flying off the shelves, with over 800 ratings to their name. The lightweight pair have been praised for their comfort and they're available in nine colours.The M&S Collection Cotton Rich Tea Dyed Slim Fit Chinos have been designed with both style and practicality in mind. They've quickly become a wardrobe staple one shopper said she "bought four pairs in different colours". The £25 smart casual trousers offer plenty of choice for those looking to stock up on a versatile summer essential that can be paired with various t-shirts, blouses and vests. Shoppers can choose from Black, Navy, Light Grey, Buttery White, Ecru, Terracotta, Light Pink, Ice Blue and Dark Sage - in a range of lengths and sizes to suit every figure and body shape.Available in...
Vinted user gets brutal response after refusing to sell bikini for £2
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Vinted user gets brutal response after refusing to sell bikini for £2

Brits are cashing in by selling unwanted items online, with fashion enthusiasts often turning to Vinted to earn some extra cash.However, the platform can sometimes lead to rather audacious behaviour.A woman's attempt to sell a bikini for £10 turned into a comedy of haggling when a screenshot of her Vinted post went viral on Facebook, leaving users in stitches over a buyer's brazen attempts to negotiate the price, reports the Mirror.The post was captioned: "Love Vinted and the people on there. The whole site has such a lovely sense of community."The prospective buyer started by offering £3, then £2.50, and finally tried to get the bikini for a mere £2. The seller consistently declined these lowball offers.Frustrated, the would-be buyer retorted with: "Shove it up your ---- you ---."This ...
Princess Kate dons more than £1,4m worth of jewellery in latest controversial portrait | Royal | News
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Princess Kate dons more than £1,4m worth of jewellery in latest controversial portrait | Royal | News

The Princess of Wales wore more than £1.4million worth of jewellery on her latest controversial portrait which will feature on Tatler Magazine's July 2024 cover, according to a jewellery expert.The painting is by British-Zambian artist Hannah Uzor, who took inspiration from Princess Kate's cancer diagnosis video message to the nation.The image showed the princess at the first state banquet of King Charles's reign in November 2022, for the President of South Africa Cyril Ramaphosa.She is pictured composed, standing and facing forward in a regal, caped white Jenny Packham floor-length evening dress with sparkling detail on the shoulders.At the actual event, Kate wore a glittering set of jewellery, including her go-to tiara, the Lover's Knot.The future Queen paid tribute to both Queen Eliz...
Princess Beatrice not afraid to do one thing as she wears ‘elegant’ floral number | Royal | News
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Princess Beatrice not afraid to do one thing as she wears ‘elegant’ floral number | Royal | News

Princess Beatrice's pairing of a black and white maxi dress with a rockstar blue denim jacket while visiting a London primary school shows she is not afraid to experiment with her style, a fashion expert has said.The princess joined pupils at West Thornton Primary School in Croydon on Wednesday (May 22), where she read from an award-winning picture book.Fashion stylist Danielle Rogers-Clark from Give Good Dress told Express.co.uk that the look Beatrice donned for the visit is another step in her "style evolution".She said: "This daytime look continues the ongoing style evolution for Beatrice, who is now working with a stylist. She has truly found her sartorial elegance."Frequently seen showcasing contemporary designer dresses, Beatrice is not afraid to experiment with her style and her ...
M&S ‘old Hollywood’ style shirt and trousers hailed go-to summer outfit for men
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M&S ‘old Hollywood’ style shirt and trousers hailed go-to summer outfit for men

Fashion lovers have found a perfect summer outfit from Marks and Spencer that gives them an "old Hollywood" look.The T-shirt and jeans combination is a staple, no-fault outfit for any man's wardrobe. To refresh the timeless look, you don't have to go for bold colours and patterns as a play on fabric textures can deliver the same effect.The M&S Cotton Rich Textured Shirt and matching Single Pleat Super Lightweight Chinos are here to bring a fresh feel to a classic outfit choice.The high-street retailer shared an Instagram post that shows lifestyle influencer Thomas Lloyd in the outfit, and said: "Keeping things causal." It combines classic and contemporary styles in one and shoppers are loving it.FashionM&S' £35 top has a light pointelle texture that appears like subtle stripes, ...