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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.

 


The essential workout kit for different sports

Whether the Rio Olympics has inspired you to try something new, or you're in dire need of a workout wardrobe revamp – here's the best activewear for different types of exercise.

The *only* clothes you'll need this summer

Suffering in the heat? Don't sweat it! These practical but fashionable items come recommended by Mumsnetters.



Top tips for dyeing your hair at home

Lady dyeing hair

Revamping your look with a DIY colouring kit? Mumsnetters share the secrets to success – from helpful post-dye housekeeping tips to advice for achieving a flawless finish.

Sun cream for sensitive skin

Sensitive skin, especially children's, can be hard to manage in the summer. Fortunately, Mumsnetters have recommendations for sun creams to keep your kids protected AND avoid flare-ups.



Comfy, lightweight AND stylish shoes for summer

trousers

Whatever your summer plans entail, make sure you look after your feet. There's a pair of trainers to suit everyone and Mumsnetters share the styles you'll want to wear all summer long.

Hair removal guide

hair removal

If you choose to remove your body hair, it's worth considering all possible methods. The smooth-limbed Mumsnetters on our Style & Beauty Talk board have this advice.



The anti-Ross fake tan guide (and then some)

If summer means nothing for you but the terrifying prospect of revealing bare skin and feet, let Mumsnetters buff you up an absolute treat.

Skincare products you'll love

best asian skincare products

It's time to ditch the face wipes and show your skin a little TLC. From the thousands of facial care tip-offs on the Mumsnet talk boards, we've extracted the key products you'll want to spend your money on.



Maternity clothing - best buys

Just because you're pregnant doesn't mean you have to sacrifice your style. Find out where fellow Mumsnetters shop for fab maternity wear, and read their tips for what to buy. 

Mumsnet Swears By

Lipsticks

See what Mumsnetters are rating in the fashion, beauty and lifestyle world with our weekly round up of the top products. You can also get it straight to your inbox with our weekly email.



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.

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. 



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.