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Klaxon! Here's the latest round-up of Mumsnetters' style, beauty and lifestyle favourites

21 December 2016

GHD hair straighteners

A magic wand for silky-soft party hair.

From £99, John Lewis

21 December 2016

“I bought my first pair of GHDs last year. I bloody love them and would never use anything else.” Ilovemydogandmydoglovesme

“Well I've had my GHDs for seven years and they are amazing – I wouldn't want anything hotter. (Ruefully remembering the time I sat on them… ouch!)” MedusaIsHavingABadHairDay

“GHDs are amazing. They are expensive, but as everyone else says they pay for themselves over the years and they really are worth the money.” moonmrs

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Phillips Lumea

Keep skin feeling luxuriously smooth even in the depths of winter.

£378, Argos

Phillips Lumea

“The Lumea is honestly the best money I've ever spent. The results were noticeable really quickly and I recently went abroad for a week and only had to shave on day six!” LoftDweller

“Go for it! You won't regret it. Honestly worth every penny.” CoolCarrie

“I love mine. I used to have really dark and thick hair on my legs and bikini line. Now I can go without shaving for two weeks in a pretty hot and sunny country in the summer.” Smellslikeoranges

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Clarisonic

The thing to have if you’ve got breakouts or wrinkles, or both.

From £109.99, Amazon

Clarisonic

“I've got a Clarisonic and love it. I use it with a hot cloth cleanser but put the cleanser on the Clarisonic brush then start it. My skin seems much better since I started using it in May.” Dreamqueen

“I love it – when I remember to use it for a period of time my skin looks great. I'm 44 and struggle with having both breakouts and wrinkles, but it makes me look fresher and less tired – plus the breakouts stop.” chipsandgin

“Clarisonic is FANTASTIC, and definitely not ageing.” Ohyesiam

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14 December 2016

Boden children's duffle coats

From £47.60, Boden

14 December 2016

“I have one myself. It's amazing. So warm and comfortable – definitely money well spent.” Caroian

“My two-year-old son has one and I love it! It's so snuggly and warm and he likes the fact he can put his hands in the pockets.” MeredithShepherd

“My four-year-olds have one each. They are lovely and so warm. I bought them in the sale last year and stashed them." neversleepagain

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UGG Simmens boots

£150, UGG

UGG Simmens boots

“I've got these and I love them. I'm a size four and bought a four, they were stiff at first but are perfect now. They're so comfy and I can wear and walk in them all day.” MrsReacher85

“I have them. Am a size six bought an UGG six and they're the perfect fit. Mine weren't in the least stiff and are so comfortable. I find them very snuggly and warm!” PollysPoppy

“They are certainly waterproof and comfortable enough.” LooksBetterWithAFilter

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Uniqlo cashmere

From £29.90, Uniqlo

Uniqlo cashmere

“Uniqlo is great. Much thicker than similarly-priced equivalents; lovely and soft, and barely bobbles. I have two that still look fab nearly a decade on.” HorseyHorsey

“Just had Uniqlo for the first time and I'm really impressed. It's on offer at the moment.” Nepotism

“My Uniqlo cashmere is the best I own. So thick but hasn't bobbled too much.” AuroraBora

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7 December 2016

Firm Control Wear Your Own Bra Slip

£27.50, M&S

7 December 2016

“After putting it on and practising ninjas moves and jumping up and down and a few lunges in the changing room didn't ride up and was pretty comfortable…” saltydogandme

“Amazing (use Craig Revel Horwood voice for the word amazing and you will get the idea). Visiting the ladies took some effort, but it was worth it!” buzzlightyearsdinosaur

“Best I've ever tried is the M&S wear your own bra slips! So comfortable to wear and works so well. I wear mine all the time, even just for normal daily wear, not just special occasions." RedHouses

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MAC Russian Red lipstick

£15.50, Selfridges

MAC Russian Red lipstick

“It was used by Madonna and her backing singers in the Blond Ambition tour back in the day, and now is one of Gwen Stefani's faves, so it's good enough for me.” caroline29woohooo

“Another for MAC Russian Red, it's fabulous!” TheOptimisticButter

“Def Russian Red. It seems to have more blue tones which look great on my winter colouring.” JamieVardysParty

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Whistles Sparkle Knit

£65, Whistles

Whistles Sparkle Knit

“I felt good in it all day. It was just the right amount of 'dressed up' and I had several compliments. (OK my husband asked what all the bits on my jumper were but let's move on.)” Floisme

“I have the Whistles one from several years ago and it's worn well, isn't sweaty from any synthetic fabrics etc. I find it very useful!” fiorentina

“I have just bought the Whistles one too and am really pleased with it.” swimster01

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