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Most Googled beauty questions of 2016 in the UK

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Chloe Best
Chloe BestLifestyle Features Editor
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Google is often our first port of call when we have a beauty question, and it appears we're not the only ones. The site has recently released data on the most-searched terms on 2016, and a number of beauty queries made the list. Here are the top five beauty searches from the UK – along with our solutions to them.

How to make your hair grow faster

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We've all been there; you come out of the hairdressers horrified that the 'trim' you asked for resulted in having four inches chopped off your hair. While there's no miracle cure to make your hair magically grow overnight, there are some things you can do to aid healthy hair growth including ensuring you eat a diet rich in iron, B vitamins, zinc and protein, as well as taking good care of your scalp.

How to do a smoky eye

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The smokey eye has long been a much-loved make-up look, with stars including Victoria Beckham and Cheryl often wearing it on the red carpet. If you want to try it yourself this party season, we've got you covered with our step-by-step guide.

How to do nail art

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Nail art has got even more elaborate and advanced over the past few years with celebrities and even royalty showing off their arty talons. Nail the 'Negative Space Manicure' nail art trend with our five step guide, and follow these easy tips to ensure your manicure lasts longer.    

How to make a face mask

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Inspired by celebrities including Daisy Ridley and Miranda Kerr, beauty lovers have been trying to make their own faces masks at home in 2016. While pumpkin is just one food that can be used to make a purifying mask, if that is a little too messy for you, we've rounded up some of the best face masks to keep your skin healthy and glowing.

How to French braid

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Halo braids, fishtail plaits and intricate French braids are all popular with celebrities, and it's easy to see why. Not quite mastered the perfect plait? These ten beauty hacks will help you out.