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90s tendrils are BACK, new reasons to be eco-friendly + must-have Valentine’s beauty

The hair look everyone from J.Lo to Kendall Jenner is rocking, plus other hot topics this week
Hair throwback
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Hair throwback

Newsflash: face-framing tendrils are back. But, instead of the harsh-looking, often greasy strands from the 90s, the modern refresh is softer and more sophisticated (see J.Lo and Margot Robbie at the SAG Awards for inspo). So, next time you’re feeling an updo, resist slicking it all up for this h-o-t throwback. One word: obsessed.

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Eco kids

Little Britain is going to save the planet! Research reveals that kids as young as four are putting pressure on their mums and dads to raise their eco game – and it’s working. Three-quarters of parents say their kids are more vocal about being eco-friendly, while six in 10 claim their kids have made them more conscious of their energy use. So it’s clear these mini activists are a force to be reckoned with. And listened to. Impress them with your knowledge by following these genius pollution busters.

V-Day beauty buys
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V-Day beauty buys

Whether it’s for someone special or you’re treating yourself, there are loads of gorgeous Valentine’s Day-inspired beauty buys to indulge in. YSL has got lips covered with its cuter-than-cute Volupté Plump-In-Colour Lipstick collection – we love the heart motif running down the centre of the bullet. Or if nails are how you express yourself, why not spread some love with Essie Nail Polish in Talk Sweet To Me, one of three shades launched for Valentine’s Day.

Pawfect playlist
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Pawfect playlist

Pet owners: you’ll love this! Spotify has found that 71% of owners play music for their furry friends, while 57% dance with their pet! And now you can make a music playlist specially for your fluffy companion. Just input info about their personality – e.g. relaxed, energetic, shy, etc – and add a photo of them. Then you’re free to share it and listen/dance to it with your pooch or puss. Adorable!

Modern fairytale
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Modern fairytale

If you love reading our Groom for improvement column, written by Matt Farquharson, aka Papa Pukka, then look out for the new book, Where’s My Happy Ending? (Pan Macmillan), which is out this week. Written with his wife, Anna, aka Mother Pukka, they explore what different types of people do to make it to forever. Expect laugh-out-loud writing and genius insight.