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Weekend Columnist — Guardian
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Columnist, features writer, interviewer and radio bod. New book, Pretty Honest, out now.

Beauty: emergency makeup essentials — Last month, I missed the last train home to Brighton and found myself trapped in London. With nothing but mascara, a pinky-beige lipstick (doubling as blusher), lipliner, the clothes I stood up in and a very important meeting the following morning, I checked into a hotel.

Sali Loves: IOMA — I test drove the state of the art diagnostic skin system from the French lab that's on every beauty editor's lips. God, I love a gadget, me. Though calling the IOMA Sphere a gadget is a bit like calling the Mississippi a babbling brook.

Video: Pretty Honest, The Red Lip — Mary Greenwell creates the fourth and final look for Sali's book shoot.

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Could your hair dye kill you? — A 38-year-old woman from Keighley, West Yorkshire was in a coma last week following a suspected allergic reaction to a home hair dye. Doctors have given Julie McCabe, who coloured her hair with L'Oréal Preference colourant three weeks ago, an 8% chance of survival with little chance of a full recovery.

Video: Pretty Honest, Brows — Products mentioned in this video: Tom Ford Bronzing Powder, £68 EL Sculpting Foundation brush, £37 Sensai Silky Highlighting Powder Charlotte Tilbury Air-brush flawless finish skin-perfecting micro-powder, £33 Chanel Correcteur Perfection, £27 Mac Lipstick Creme In Your Coffee, £15.50 Tom Ford Eye Defining Pen, £42 Suqqu Blend Colour Eyeshadow quad in 06, £45 Chanel Sublime de Chanel Mascara, £25 Suqqu Balancing Eyebrow Kit, £38 Charlotte Tilbury Beach Stick, £30 Laura Mercier Anti-Feathering Lip Liner, from £16.50 Sali's book Pretty Honest: The Straight-Talking Beauty Companion is now available from and

Beauty: flattering matte lipsticks — I am not sure the beauty industry will ever make matte lipstick a mainstream trend, though God knows it tries harder and harder each year. Like most makeup obsessives, I love a dense, bold, matte lip, my staples being Mac Lady Danger, a punchy orange-red, and Charlotte Tilbury's new Matte Revolution lipstick in Sexy Sienna, a 1950s coral.

Video: Pretty Honest, The Smoky Eye Look — Mary Greenwell creates the second look for Sali's book photoshoot

Nine Truths Every 20-Something Needs To Know About Beauty — Sali Hughes | Contributing Writer | 3 hours ago The Debrief: And yes, there is a red lipstick shade for everyone Everyone in the world looks better with concealer There is not one woman (or man) that isn't visibly improved by concealer. It brightens dark circles, covers spots, conceals hangovers, snogging rash - even regretted tattoos.

Video: Pretty Honest, the Natural Look — Products mentioned in this video: Charlotte's magic cream treat & transform moisturiser SPF 15, £70 Chanel Les Beiges All-In-One Healthy Glow Fluid SPF 15, £34 Chanel Perfection Lumiere Velvet, £33 NARS Radiant Creamy Concealer, £22 Sensai Total Lip Treatment Laura Mercier High Coverage Concealer, £23 Estée Lauder Double Wear Concealer
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@Natalie_KateM I'm gonna lick you up and down, till you say: STOP.

Oct 21, 2014

Paul O'Grady and Kathy Burke. I so wish this was real. #Gogglebox

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