Single mother-of-two reveals incredible £218 makeover of rented Housing Association home

A single mother-of-two has revealed how she’s transformed the home she rents with her two young daughters – and says she’s only spent £488 on the incredible makeover.  Charli Jones, 29, from Berkshire, moved into the rented Housing Association property, which she pays £630 a month for and shares with her two daughters Amelia-Grace, eight, and Rosie, four, in March 2021.  Most of the decor she thought was ‘plain and boring’ with grey flooring in the kitchen, along with chequered tiling and wooden cupboards – and so, she revamped the…

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The mascara Gigi Hadid wore for the Met Gala is now under £6 on Amazon

Products featured in this Mail Best article are independently selected by our shopping writers. If you make a purchase using links on this page, we may earn an affiliate commission. From Emma Chamberlain’s neon green eyeliner to Megan Fox’ 50’s inspired Bettie bangs, the 2021 Met Gala saw celebrities bringing their A-game with bold outfits and trendsetting beauty looks. Another best beauty moment was supermodel’s Gigi Hadid‘s fiery red hair, black cat-eyeliner, powdery blue eyeshadow and long fluttery eyelashes, created by celebrity makeup artist and Maybelline New York Global Brand…

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Shoppers swear by this £13 body oil for minimising the appearance of stubborn stretch marks

Products featured in this Mail Best article are independently selected by our shopping writers. If you make a purchase using links on this page, we may earn an affiliate commission. Like scars, stretch marks are permanent. And while they’re common, completely normal and nothing to stress over, if they’re bothering you, there are ways to help minimise and fade their appearance. If you can’t afford light or laser, thankfully, there are countless products that can diminish their appearance, but there’s one stretch mark treatment Amazon shoppers rely on the most…

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Amazon’s bestselling rotating electric toothbrush with gum pressure control is now on sale

Products featured in this Mail Best article are independently selected by our shopping writers. If you make a purchase using links on this page, we may earn an affiliate commission. If you’re looking to invest in a new electric toothbrush but have been put off by the high price, you’re in luck as Amazon has a few live electric toothbrush deals on the site right now.  One standout deal is the Oral-B Pro 3 – 3000 – Black Electric Toothbrush which is currently reduced to £39.99 (was £89.99), that’s an…

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RSPCA reveals lockdown longstays who have spent YEARS waiting to be adopted 

Rescue centres across the country saw unprecedented levels of interest in rehoming rescue dogs during lockdown.  Despite the increase, many of our four-legged friends weren’t lucky enough to be chosen and have remained in rescue centres for years, with some pups spending their entire lives in shelters.  In a bid to find these animals a new home, the RSPCA shared with FEMAIL some of the UK’s unluckiest dogs who, for various reasons, have continually been overlooked by potential owners.  The dogs include a four-year-old lurcher who has spent almost her…

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Help viewers are left ‘in bits’ by ‘scarily true’ scenes

Help viewers were left ‘in bits’ by the ‘scarily true’ scenes in Jodie Comer’s new drama as they slammed the ‘disgraceful’ government for the lack of PPE for staff who were forced to watch residents die from Covid-19. The Channel 4 drama, which aired last night at 9pm, was set in a fictional Liverpool care home and told the moving story of young care home worker Sarah, played by Jodie Comer, and a challenging patient during the onset of the coronavirus pandemic last year. Intelligent social misfit Sarah unexpectedly found…

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Family-of-four add £30,000 to the value of their home after ditching 75% of their possessions

A family-of-four added a whopping £30,000 to the value of their clutter-ridden house after getting rid of 75 per cent of their belongings and getting new furniture and modern fittings.   Kelly and Paul and their children Chloe and Oscar  from Stanwell in Surrey, appeared on last night’s Nick Knowles’ Big House Clearout, where a team managed to bump the value of their house by a staggering 11 per cent from £270,000 to £300,00.  The couple had previously been renting a three-bed house with a garden and loft but downsized after achieving their…

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What REALLY happens to your skin when you sleep in your make-up?

Everyone knows that sleeping in your make-up is a cardinal skincare sin, but do we really know what damage it’s doing to our faces when we forget to cleanse before bed?  Leading skincare experts have revealed exactly what happens to our face when we leave make-up on overnight, from bacteria causing nasty breakouts to dirt getting trapped in your skin and slowing down collagen production.   Problems caused by leaving your cosmetics on for too long include eye infections , brittle lashes and rashes, while dermatologist Dr Catherine Borysiewicz revealed why double cleansing…

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Mortified teen reveals she was dumped WEEKS after getting tattoo of boyfriend’s initial

A mortified teen has claimed she and her boyfriend decided to get tattoos of each other’s names – only for him to backtrack and dump her by text just weeks after she got his initial inked on her bikini line. Megan Carey, from from Wigan, Greater Manchester, was smitten with her boyfriend of around eight months when she claimed he agreed to include her name in his sleeve tattoo so she got her own tattoo, despite only just getting back together from a break. The 19-year-old took the drastic step…

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Can YOUR marriage survive empty nest syndrome?

When your child leaves home to go to university, college, work or to get married, it is hugely significant. It marks the end of an era and the opening of a new and uncertain chapter.  Many couples realise they have drifted apart and that habit, fear of the unknown and the children were the only things holding them together as the love and friendship have faded. Other couples discover that one of them has spent more of their time being a parent and looking after the house while the other…

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