12 Days of Christmas

In association with Dyson Supersonic™

Words by maven46
December 18th, 2017

We are thrilled to introduce you to our ’12 Days of Christmas’ series in association with Dyson Supersonic™ starting today and running over the course of the next two weeks. We’ll be bringing you a host of fashion, beauty and lifestyle inspirations to get you through the festive season. We’ll also be giving you to chance to win a lucrative prize that you definitely won’t want to miss. Every day we will be helping you countdown to Christmas with impeccable style. Stay tuned for exclusive insider tips, the best beauty products to buy to ensure your beauty regime is finely tuned and find out what our team and other creatives are looking to self-gift themselves over the festive season. The next twelve days are dedicated to ‘me’/you, because it’s been a busy year and we have earned it. Let’s hear it for the girls!

The Best Multi-use Beauty Products You Need to Invest In

With work, family, friends, and all the commitments in between, our beauty routines need to be as hardworking as we are in order to keep up with our hectic schedules. Let's face it, no one has time to apply 20+ products every morning, despite what the YouTube tutorials suggest. Us go-getters need multi-purpose products that are time-saving and economically efficient too. And so, we've rounded up the best multi-tasking hair and beauty products on the market that you can rely on.

Investment Pieces to Kickstart the Party Season

As Christmas edges closer and closer, we're tasked with the constant dilemma of what to wear to each of the many events that occur throughout the festive season. From the unavoidable work party to the long overdue drinks with the girls and not to mention New Year's Eve, sometimes getting dressed is a minefield. Which is why we're relying on the classics this year. Foolproof pieces that are worth investing in because you can wear them year after year without fear of looking dated or so last season.

Your Guide to Polished Party Hair

'Tis the season for parties galore but with so many occasions where you're required to look your best, the festive season can be tough on your locks. To take the heat off and help you get the best from your hair this Christmas, we've enlisted leading stylist and hair maven Dylan Bradshaw to share his inside knowledge for party-ready hair.

maven46's Soulful Christmas Playlist

Creating a Christmas playlist that avoids schmaltz is damn near impossible. But here at maven46, we've turned to the eternally cool sisters of soul such as Darlene Love and Ella Fitzgerald and the greats of Motown like The Temptations and The Jackson 5 to get you in the festive mood.

Win! The Must-Have Accessory This Christmas

Christmas is a time for creating new memories and once you’ve completed your Christmas shopping, it’s a time to take a few precious moments to yourself. But just how good is your memory and can you take a few moments from your day now to win the most coveted gift of the season?

The 9 Best Blow Dry Products for Salon-Worthy Hair


It's hard to resist the glossy, voluminous effects of a blow dry but creating a salon perfect blowout at home can be hard to achieve if you're not armoured with the correct products to elevate your haircare experience. With the help of our edit below, let us guide your at-home blow dry with product suggestions that will take you from pre-care prep to glossy finish.

Why You Should Gift Yourself This Christmas

We've all heard the saying that it's better to give than receive but, on occasion, it's nice to treat yourself so why not give to yours truly this Christmas? A little indulgement every now and again never did any harm so we're encouraging the art of self-gifting, which has risen in popularity in recent years as shoppers choose to spend on themselves as well as loved ones during the holiday season.

6 Simple Ways to Make You Feel Good

All the hustle and bustle of the holiday season can take its toll on your body and your mind. Between frantic last minute shopping, Christmas dinner and all those parties you just can't refuse, by the time the new year comes around you can be left feeling a little deflated. Which is why it's nice to treat yourself and indulge in a little 'me' time when the moment arises.

5 Ways to Give Back at Christmas

Christmas is an exciting time of year but it can be easy to lose sight of what the festive season is truly about. Forget about the presents under the tree for just a moment and instead, consider these five ways that you can give to those less this fortunate this Christmas. 'Tis the season for giving after all.

Party All Night Long With These Beauty Hacks

With party season underway, ensuring your beauty look is the best it can be has never been more pertinent. Whether you've got 20 minutes or 2 hours to get ready, we've rounded up our top beauty tips and tricks that will have you on the dancefloor in no time with minimal effort required. Now that's something we can celebrate!

Festive Outfit Ideas to See You From Day to Night

Embrace the festive season and all that it has to offer with sumptuous velvet, eye-catching sequins and supermodel hair in our Christmas party outfit ideas below. Whether you're in search of something effortless but no less stylish to wear on Christmas day or partywear with a whisper of '80s nostalgia, there's something for all your seasonal festivities.

How to Say Goodbye to Dry, Damaged Hair


Hair trends may come and go but healthy, lustrous locks will always be in fashion. Which is why it's so important to concentrate on the health of your hair, particularly in the winter months.