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Mumsnetters are a style-savvy bunch. From life-changing products, lotions and potions to beauty hacks and bargains – plus answers to all your grooming questions – they've got it covered.


Easy day-to-night make-up

Blogger the LDN diaries

Take your make-up from everyday fresh to night-time glam in a few simple steps. Beauty blogger The LDN Diaries shows us how it's done.

Best winter coats for women

best winter coats women

Looking for a chic but cosy new coat to keep you warm this winter? We've rounded up our top picks of hooded and (faux-)furred parkas, so that you can stay toasty in style.

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Winter boots with wow factor

winter boots

Whether you favour cosy, sturdy, classic or statement footwear – take a stand against the elements and step out in style, in a pair of new season boots.

Face your 40s looking fab

stylish celebs in 40s

Approaching the big 4-0 (or watching it disappear in the rearview mirror)? Make this the decade you look your best. Get tips on the products that actually work – and little things that make a big difference.

How to do a DIY pedicure

Foot with painted toenails

It's time to ditch the tights for summery sandals. Get ready to face the sunshine with our DIY pedicure and tanning guides.

How to measure your bra size

Are you in need of a bra intervention? Badly fitting bras is the perennial topic of discussion on our boards, and affects more women than you think. We've rounded up advice from ladies in the know. 

Maternity wear guide

Just because you're pregnant doesn't mean you have to sacrifice your style. Here's everything you need to know about maternity clothes, from bump bands to empire line dresses. 

Skin problems?

skin problems

Plagued by unsightly or painful spots, rashes and scaly bits, caused by acne, rosacea, eczema and other afflictions? Other sufferers share their words of wisdom.

Girls' hairstyling how-tos

french plait up-do

These sophisticated up-dos are surprisingly easy to master – even on yourself, with a little bit of practice. Follow our step-by-step guides, and be ready for any special occasion.