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Beauty advent calendars: The best of this year

Beauty advent calendars: The best of this year

Whether you are a makeup head, skincare junkie or self-care queen, have fun counting down to Christmas with these advent calendars. Here are The  Mancuion’s beauty team suggestions
Sephora has finally launched in the UK!

Sephora has finally launched in the UK!

One of the most highly anticipated arrivals in the beauty world has come true as Sephora has finally launched in the UK
In the Beauty Bag #9: Makeup Soc President Imogen Mingos

In the Beauty Bag #9: Makeup Soc President Imogen Mingos

From makeup must haves to skincare favourites, have a look what Makeup Society President Imogen has in her beauty bag!
In the Beauty Bag #8

In the Beauty Bag #8

Have a look inside the beauty bag of fashion marketing student Zahra and see what products she recommends, from hair care miracles to skin care must haves.
Unpeeling the truth about skincare

Unpeeling the truth about skincare

Recent beauty trends mean that spotless skin is sought more than ever. But at what cost?
In the Beauty Bag #7

In the Beauty Bag #7

Take a look inside second year Maia’s beauty bag to see her favourite products of the moment.
Student businesses to follow #3: Beauty

Student businesses to follow #3: Beauty

The third and last instalment of the ‘Student businesses to follow’ series. This episode focuses on a beauty brand.
Fresh-faced for freshers

Fresh-faced for freshers

Feeling sloppy after a week of non-stop drinking? Here are our tips to minimise the effects of Freshers’s Week on your skin.
The gua sha: a miracle mineral massager or Instagram’s latest culturally appropriated accessory?

The gua sha: a miracle mineral massager or Instagram’s latest culturally appropriated accessory?

Instagram has adopted this item as its latest luxury skincare trend, but few people know about its origins in Chinese traditional medicine.
Demystifying men’s skincare

Demystifying men’s skincare

Does skincare seem like a foreign concept? Beauty Editor Alex Bikard is here to teach you the basics
Gimmick-free and gender-inclusive: the Manchester bodycare brand taking on the beauty industry

Gimmick-free and gender-inclusive: the Manchester bodycare brand taking on the beauty industry

grüum is a Manchester-based skin and bodycare brand that is taking on the beauty industry with its functional, gender-inclusive products
Cruelty-free skincare: Nourish your skin without compromising on ethics

Cruelty-free skincare: Nourish your skin without compromising on ethics

Do you know if your favourite skincare products are animal-tested or not? Give you skincare routine a changeover with these cruelty-free brands.
In the Beauty Bag #2: Fashion Columnist Anna Jin

In the Beauty Bag #2: Fashion Columnist Anna Jin

Anna Jin talks about her skincare routine, favorite products, and makeup inspiration for ‘In The Beauty Bag’, a series by Beauty Editor Alexandra Bikard
French beauty products worth the hype

French beauty products worth the hype

Ever wanted to achieve that effortless French girl aesthetic? We recommend these eight French pharmacy products that are worth the hype
10 sustainable beauty swaps

10 sustainable beauty swaps

You may have made your fashion habits more sustainable but have you considered the environmental impact of the beauty products you use?
5 DIY beauty products to make at home

5 DIY beauty products to make at home

Bored of jigsaws, knitting and writing your dissertation? Why not try creating your own beauty products at home with these simple and quick formulas
The Ordinary: the brand making clinical skincare accessible

The Ordinary: the brand making clinical skincare accessible

Spending isn’t always the answer to achieving flawless skin: The Ordinary has proved that high-quality, effective products can still be affordable
In the Beauty Bag #1: Mancunion Fashion & Beauty Editor, Alice Porter

In the Beauty Bag #1: Mancunion Fashion & Beauty Editor, Alice Porter

Are you the nosey friend who snoops around people’s bathrooms, looking to see what products they use? This new series by Beauty Writer Alexandra Bikard is made for you
The sustainable, multi-use French girl beauty secret

The sustainable, multi-use French girl beauty secret

Skincare has become increasingly gimmicky in recent years but this simple soap could be the answer to your beauty woes (plus, it can also be used as stain remover)
Skincare basics for young adults

Skincare basics for young adults

Clueless about skincare? Beauty Writer Alice Holder takes you through the basic skincare routine for a young adult

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