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Have a charitable Christmas: Oxfam has gifts to suit your pocket and your conscience

Joanne Sweeney
Finding the right Christmas gift at the right price can be a challenge but if you're a shopper who's both canny and has a conscience, why not try Oxfam? In addition to their clothes and accessories, the charity's shops have a range of gifts costing between a couple of pounds to £20 – meaning you reduce your spending while both delighting your loved ones and helping to save lives and support people who are less well off around the world.

Beauty: How to stop your nails breaking in winter – according to the experts

WHY is it that in summer our nails are long, strong and practically invincible, but as soon as we get the first whiff of winter in the air they start snapping like nobody's business? "With winter setting in, nails take a pummelling from the dropping temperature outdoors and the dry atmosphere indoors," says Pupinder Ghatora, pharmacist and co-founder of Ingenious Beauty.

Beauty: Have you been applying mascara the wrong way this whole time?

IF you were told you could only use three make-up products for the rest of your life (a truly terrifying prospect, of course), mascara would probably be one of your picks, wouldn't it? Because we can all agree that there's no faster way to make you look fresh-faced and wide awake, even when you're feeling far from it.

Fashion: 10 stylish ways to embrace the corduroy comeback

WHILE velvet and suede have come roaring back into fashion in recent years, their cousin corduroy has remained a style pariah, encumbered by associations with 1970s smart-casual businessmen and geography teachers (of all eras).

The best Advent calendars of 2017

Maeve Connolly
Gone are the days when the thrill of an Advent calendar was in opening each window to see the picture behind it. 

Fashion: Four key pieces to tap into the 70s winter trend

WHAT would fashion do without Marc Jacobs? The New York designer is such a visionary that every season you can guarantee, no matter what he sends down his runway, it will end up, in one guise or another, on the high street.

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