10 Cult Products To Add To Your Beauty Cabinet

As it's spring (albeit intermittently), it's not just time to spring clean your flat/desk/wardrobe/love life, but it's also time to tackle your beauty cabinet.

Yes, that over-stuffed beauty cabinet with every lipgloss your gran gave you for Christmas, the perfume that reminds you of your ex, and half-finished vitamins and supplements from when you had good intentions. They're two years out of date. Give up.

Throw. It. All. Out.

Let's take it back to basics. Well, the basics that every woman needs in her beauty cabinet, and no, ten purple eye shadows are not included. We've compiled a list of ten of the best products every woman needs, from breakout emergencies to 'hide the hangover' secrets. Consider this your beauty armour.

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The Cult Cleaner

Makeup artists and models don't swear by Bioderma for nothing. With just the swipe of a cotton pad, there's no excuses for not taking you makeup off pre bed...

Bioderma Sensibio H20, £10.50, available at Boots
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The Wonder Moisturiser

The climate, the heating, your diet, your lifestyle – they all take their toll on our skin, this little jar is the ultimate injection for dehydrated skin.

Clinique Moisture Surge Extended Thirst Relief, £38
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The Indulgent Bath Salts

So, you've had a bad day. Soak it away. These bath salts are the creme de la creme. Farewell stresses.

Therapie Himalayan detox salts, £38, available at Cult Beauty
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The Hide-All-My-Sins Foundation

Every woman needs a foundation that is there for them. At all times. Unlike that last bottle of wine, this foundation keeps on giving all day long.

Giorgio Armani Luminous Silk Foundation, £38, available at Selfridges
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The Fast-Acting Eye Cream

Tiredness, stress, pollution and a cardinal of sins show their telltale signs around your eyes. This wonder cream is praised by top makeup artists all over the world.

MAC Fast Response eye cream, MAC, £22
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The Help Me! Face Mask

GlamGlow has long been the celebrity red carpet secret. Whatever your skin type, or skin concern, this little beauty gives you a glowing complexion in just ten minutes. What's not to love about that?

GLAMGLOW YOUTHMUD Tinglexfoliate Treatment, £49.99, available at Cult Beauty
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The 'What Big Night?' Eye drops

It was a late night. Later than it should have been and your eyes are telling all the stories for you. A couple of drops of Eyedew and the stories are gone forever. Kind of.

Optrez Eyedew Dazzling Eyedrops, £3.79, available at Boots
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The Salon-Perfect Dry Shampoo

The invention of dry shampoo has changed many a woman's morning routine. Philip Kingsley's 'One More Day' gives you half an hour extra in bed. For one more day.

Philip Kingsley One More Day Dry Shampoo, £14.50
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The Ultimate Pick-Me-Up Brow Gel

We should all know by now, our eyebrows frame our face. So, it is safe to say every woman should have a kick ass eyebrow gel up their sleeve.

Benefit Gimme Brow Eyebrow Gel, £18.50
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The Breakout Saviour

We've all been there, we wake up the morning of an important meeting/interview/date and we have a little friend come to visit on our face. Cue Skyn's blemish dots and bid farewell to this most unwelcome friend.

Skyn Blemish dots, £17.50, Available at M&S

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