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From gentle nudes and ballerina pinks, to bold pistachio, turquoise and corals. Try one of our pick of the best spring nail shades
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The sun has come out, so think ahead and snap up a pretty piece you can layer up this spring but that will see you through summer
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Stay stylish throughout your pregnancy. IndyBest's mum-to-be finds pretty and practical pieces for your wardrobe
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Heading out for a walk this Easter weekend? Take a lightweight, practical jacket. IndyBest layers up
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Use an ink pot eyeliner to go bold on the eyes with this season's feline flicked winged liner
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Bad weather, thick pollution, too much alcohol – these are the great enemies of your skin. So give it a break this spring with one of these face-smoothing moisturisers.

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We’ve tried tens of t-shirts to bring you options for all budgets. Here’s our spring edit.

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Boost moisture levels in dry, lacklustre winter skin with these creams for dehydrated complexions
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