Beauty The best eco-friendly glitter

There are two seasons – festival and festive – during which it was, until recently, not only acceptable but positively encouraged for adults to adorn themselves with glitter. Then environmental protection agencies began describing glitter – craft and cosmetic – as a “problem plastic”: itpollutes waters and endangers the sea life involuntarily ingesting the sparkly […]

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Beauty: hair thickeners

‘As someone with annoyingly thin hair, I have a vested interest in anything that makes things look a little less puny up top.’ Photograph: Alex Lake for the Guardian Sali Hughes I receive heaps of emails from men and women asking about treatments for thinning hair and, as someone with abundant but annoyingly thin hair […]

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