Festive food swaps to keep your diet in check!

Closer nutrionist Juliette Kellow saves us from ditching out diets over Christmas and New Year with these festive, low-calorie food swaps.


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Festive food swaps to keep your diet in check!

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Celebrated as a sex symbol, beauty queen and ideal body for over fifty years, Marilyn radiated effortless glamour. Follow her simple, classic rules for a similar beauty look.40 of 70

Celebrated as a sex symbol, beauty queen and ideal body for over fifty years, Marilyn radiated effortless glamour. Follow her simple, classic rules for a similar beauty look.

Celebrated as a sex symbol, beauty queen and ideal body for over fifty years, Marilyn radiated effortless glamour. Follow her simple, classic rules for a similar beauty look

Blow dry hair, and then once completely dry separate it into sections and set into hot rollers. Leave rollers to cool, then remove to reveal bouncy curls. Comb out the curls, then add a little hairspray for hold.41 of 70

Blow dry hair, and then once completely dry separate it into sections and set into hot rollers. Leave rollers to cool, then remove to reveal bouncy curls. Comb out the curls, then add a little hairspray for hold.

Blow dry hair, and then once completely dry separate it into sections and set into hot rollers. Leave rollers to cool, then remove to reveal bouncy curls. Comb out the curls, then add a little hairspray for hold

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According to her make-up artist, Whitney Snyder, Marilyn often wore Vaseline on her face under make up to give it a glow and make it really soft. This might not work for some skin types, but a little massaged into the apples of your cheeks should give a similar effect. She was also a fan of face powder for getting that truly flawless look.43 of 70

According to her make-up artist, Whitney Snyder, Marilyn often wore Vaseline on her face under make up to give it a glow and make it really soft. This might not work for some skin types, but a little massaged into the apples of your cheeks should give a similar effect. She was also a fan of face powder for getting that truly flawless look.

According to her make-up artist, Whitney Snyder, Marilyn often wore Vaseline on her face under make up to give it a glow and make it really soft. This might not work for some skin types, but a little massaged into the apples of your cheeks should give a similar effect. She was also a fan of face powder for getting that truly flawless look

Max Factor Creme Puff Powder Compact, £5.99Vaseline, £2.1544 of 70

Max Factor Creme Puff Powder Compact, £5.99Vaseline, £2.15

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Arguably Marilynu2019s most famous feature was her luscious, glossy red lips. Get the look by layering up red lipstick - in a shade to suit your skin tone. Add lip liner to accentuate the shape of your lips.45 of 70

Arguably Marilyn’s most famous feature was her luscious, glossy red lips. Get the look by layering up red lipstick - in a shade to suit your skin tone. Add lip liner to accentuate the shape of your lips.

Arguably Marilyn’s most famous feature was her luscious, glossy red lips. Get the look by layering up red lipstick - in a shade to suit your skin tone. Add lip liner to accentuate the shape of your lips

Max Factor Colour Collections Lipstick, £6.99Max Factor Colour Elixir Lipliner, £4.9946 of 70

Max Factor Colour Collections Lipstick, £6.99Max Factor Colour Elixir Lipliner, £4.99

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Marilyn tended to wear black eyeliner on just the top lid of her eyes, so invest in a good liquid one and flick out at the edges for that girly catu2019s eye look. Curl your top lashes then coat with lengthening mascara.47 of 70

Marilyn tended to wear black eyeliner on just the top lid of her eyes, so invest in a good liquid one and flick out at the edges for that girly cat’s eye look. Curl your top lashes then coat with lengthening mascara.

Marilyn tended to wear black eyeliner on just the top lid of her eyes, so invest in a good liquid one and flick out at the edges for that girly cat’s eye look. Curl your top lashes then coat with lengthening mascara

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Sometimes Marilyn sported a little beauty spot on the side of her mouth - emulate this by using a fine tipped brown or black eyeliner.49 of 70

Sometimes Marilyn sported a little beauty spot on the side of her mouth - emulate this by using a fine tipped brown or black eyeliner.

Sometimes Marilyn sported a little beauty spot on the side of her mouth - emulate this by using a fine tipped brown or black eyeliner

Marilyn often matched her nails to her red lips - so pick a classic shade.50 of 70

Marilyn often matched her nails to her red lips - so pick a classic shade.

Marilyn often matched her nails to her red lips - so pick a classic shade

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Chanel No. 5 was Marilynu2019s scent of choice, which she famously said she wore in bed with nothing else.Chanel No. 5, £68.0052 of 70

Chanel No. 5 was Marilyn’s scent of choice, which she famously said she wore in bed with nothing else.Chanel No. 5, £68.00

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Weu2019ve all tried to fight it, but a proper cleansing regime will make a huge difference to the quality of your skin. And no, this doesnu2019t mean half-heartedly dragging a make-up wipe across your face, this means a proper cleanse, tone and moisturise routine.54 of 70

We’ve all tried to fight it, but a proper cleansing regime will make a huge difference to the quality of your skin. And no, this doesn’t mean half-heartedly dragging a make-up wipe across your face, this means a proper cleanse, tone and moisturise routine.

We’ve all tried to fight it, but a proper cleansing regime will make a huge difference to the quality of your skin. And no, this doesn’t mean half-heartedly dragging a make-up wipe across your face, this means a proper cleanse, tone and moisturise routine

If you havenu2019t heard about the health and beauty benefits of Coconut oil, well, where have you BEEN? With everyone from celebrities to beauty experts singing the praises of this multi-purpose moisturiser, this is the product to invest in in 2015. Use as an overnight mask for skin, hair and nails, use it to remove stubborn make-up, create your own organs beauty products and more!55 of 70

If you haven’t heard about the health and beauty benefits of Coconut oil, well, where have you BEEN? With everyone from celebrities to beauty experts singing the praises of this multi-purpose moisturiser, this is the product to invest in in 2015. Use as an overnight mask for skin, hair and nails, use it to remove stubborn make-up, create your own organs beauty products and more!

If you haven’t heard about the health and beauty benefits of Coconut oil, well, where have you BEEN? With everyone from celebrities to beauty experts singing the praises of this multi-purpose moisturiser, this is the product to invest in in 2015

This is such an easy fix - and one that will have huge benefits for your whole body. Skin will glow if you plump it up with life giving water, and all you need to do is drink it! Get into the habit of carrying a litre bottle with you wherever you go, or have one on your desk if you work in an office. Having it within eyesight will encourage you to drink up, and youu2019ll have glowing skin in no time.56 of 70

This is such an easy fix - and one that will have huge benefits for your whole body. Skin will glow if you plump it up with life giving water, and all you need to do is drink it! Get into the habit of carrying a litre bottle with you wherever you go, or have one on your desk if you work in an office. Having it within eyesight will encourage you to drink up, and you’ll have glowing skin in no time.

This is such an easy fix - and one that will have huge benefits for your whole body. Skin will glow if you plump it up with life giving water, and all you need to do is drink it! Get into the habit of carrying a litre bottle with you wherever you go, or have one on your desk if you work in an office. Having it within eyesight will encourage you to drink up, and you’ll have glowing skin in no time

When youu2019ve found a favourite product, itu2019s hard to throw it out before youu2019ve used it up. But using make-up that is past its use by date means it wonu2019t be in tip-top condition AND it could harbour nasty bacteria. Mascaras need to be thrown every four months, whereas other stuff usually needs to go after a year. Plus, wash those make up brushes PLEASE.57 of 70

When you’ve found a favourite product, it’s hard to throw it out before you’ve used it up. But using make-up that is past its use by date means it won’t be in tip-top condition AND it could harbour nasty bacteria. Mascaras need to be thrown every four months, whereas other stuff usually needs to go after a year. Plus, wash those make up brushes PLEASE.

When you’ve found a favourite product, it’s hard to throw it out before you’ve used it up. But using make-up that is past its use by date means it won’t be in tip-top condition AND it could harbour nasty bacteria. Mascaras need to be thrown every four months, whereas other stuff usually needs to go after a year. Plus, wash those make up brushes PLEASE

So many of us shun SPF, especially in our twenties and early thirties, before fine lines have started to show. But by the time they do, a lot of the damage is already done. Counteract the signs of ageing by always making sure you wear an SPF of 15 or higher, whatever the weather!58 of 70

So many of us shun SPF, especially in our twenties and early thirties, before fine lines have started to show. But by the time they do, a lot of the damage is already done. Counteract the signs of ageing by always making sure you wear an SPF of 15 or higher, whatever the weather!

So many of us shun SPF, especially in our twenties and early thirties, before fine lines have started to show. But by the time they do, a lot of the damage is already done

If you smoke or drink, you already know the damage youu2019re doing to your skin and teeth. If you do yourself one favour in 2015, cut down on both of these and you will see a massive difference to your skin, hair and teeth, let alone your bank balance! For an incentive, why not add money you would usually spend on a packet of cigarettes to a beauty jar, and at the end of each month, treat yourself to a facial, spray tan or new haircut?59 of 70

If you smoke or drink, you already know the damage you’re doing to your skin and teeth. If you do yourself one favour in 2015, cut down on both of these and you will see a massive difference to your skin, hair and teeth, let alone your bank balance! For an incentive, why not add money you would usually spend on a packet of cigarettes to a beauty jar, and at the end of each month, treat yourself to a facial, spray tan or new haircut?

If you smoke or drink, you already know the damage you’re doing to your skin and teeth

Even the most limited of budgets can afford some of the DIY beauty ideas out there at the moment. Why not try slathering some avocado on your hair for a DIY £1 hair mask? Alternatively creating eyeliners and lipsticks from coconut oil plus colour/charcoal capsules means you can have new make up as often as you like!60 of 70

Even the most limited of budgets can afford some of the DIY beauty ideas out there at the moment. Why not try slathering some avocado on your hair for a DIY £1 hair mask? Alternatively creating eyeliners and lipsticks from coconut oil plus colour/charcoal capsules means you can have new make up as often as you like!

charcoal capsules means you can have new make up as often as you like!

Even if you have the greasiest of locks, over-washing is the cause of most hair care dramas, from dandruff to getting greasy too quickly. Start by washing every other day and you will start to notice your hair adjusting to the new regime. For those with thicker, coarser locks, you should be able to go a few more days before washing. To stop yourself going insane in the first weeks you do this, invest in a good bottle of dry shampoo for those in-between days.61 of 70

Even if you have the greasiest of locks, over-washing is the cause of most hair care dramas, from dandruff to getting greasy too quickly. Start by washing every other day and you will start to notice your hair adjusting to the new regime. For those with thicker, coarser locks, you should be able to go a few more days before washing. To stop yourself going insane in the first weeks you do this, invest in a good bottle of dry shampoo for those in-between days.

Even if you have the greasiest of locks, over-washing is the cause of most hair care dramas, from dandruff to getting greasy too quickly. Start by washing every other day and you will start to notice your hair adjusting to the new regime. For those with thicker, coarser locks, you should be able to go a few more days before washing. To stop yourself going insane in the first weeks you do this, invest in a good bottle of dry shampoo for those in-between days

Most women agree that lighter make-up actually makes you look younger and healthier than when you cake on the foundation. With this in mind, give BB cream a whirl.62 of 70

Most women agree that lighter make-up actually makes you look younger and healthier than when you cake on the foundation. With this in mind, give BB cream a whirl.

Most women agree that lighter make-up actually makes you look younger and healthier than when you cake on the foundation. With this in mind, give BB cream a whirl

The skin around the eyes is thinner and more delicate than the rest of the face, and itu2019s the first place that gives away premature signs of ageing. Endeavour to look after this important area in 2015 and invest in a decent eye cream. Failing this, you can always use celeb fave coconut oil as an overnight moisturiser, or like Joan Collins use vaseline on the area to prevent crowu2019s feet.63 of 70

The skin around the eyes is thinner and more delicate than the rest of the face, and it’s the first place that gives away premature signs of ageing. Endeavour to look after this important area in 2015 and invest in a decent eye cream. Failing this, you can always use celeb fave coconut oil as an overnight moisturiser, or like Joan Collins use vaseline on the area to prevent crow’s feet.

The skin around the eyes is thinner and more delicate than the rest of the face, and it’s the first place that gives away premature signs of ageing. Endeavour to look after this important area in 2015 and invest in a decent eye cream. Failing this, you can always use celeb fave coconut oil as an overnight moisturiser, or like Joan Collins use vaseline on the area to prevent crow’s feet

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