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Cheryl exclusively reveals her new mum beauty secrets and the one skin product she can't live without; The singer opens up about her tips and tricks as she launches her new L'Oreal makeup range.

Byline: Lynne Hyland

For most women, the end of maternity leave means a scrabble to find anything suitable to wear and at least a week worrying she's got terminal baby brain and will never, ever remember how to do her job again.

ForCherylthough? No such issues. Up she pops, as yummy mummy as can be, strutting along a catwalk on the Champs Elysees atParis Fashion Week. Quite a return to the day job of, well, being Cheryl: beauty icon, hair inspo and now makeup creator and curator.

She's kept a low profile since she andLiam Paynewelcomed their son Bear in March, but this week she's back to business with the launch of her first-ever cosmetics collection for L'Oreal.

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She's put together and modelled three on-trend lip kits of matte liquid lip paint plus matching liner, available at Boots. They're [pounds sterling]9.99 each, and [pounds sterling]1 from the sale of each one will raise funds for Cheryl's Trust to open a Prince's Trust centre in her hometown of Newcastle.

Each lip kit in the L'Oreal Paris Paint by Cheryl range also has a liquid eyeshadows and gel eyeliners to complement the greige, burgundy and peach looks. The Eye Paints are [pounds sterling]5.99 each, while the Infallible Gel Eye Liners are [pounds sterling]4.99.

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Cheryl says this lip shade is her favourite, as it's the one she created in the labs. 'I'd wear the burgundy collection to make more of a statement or if I wanted to grunge up the look,' she says.

L'Oreal Paris Paint by Cheryl Lip Kit in Burgundy

L'Oreal Paris Infallible gel crayon in Browny Crush

L'Oreal Paris Infallible Eye paint in Eternal White

Cheryl says: 'I would wear the peach look if I was wearing a colourful outfit to give a more neutral look on the lips.'

L'Oreal Paris Paint by Cheryl Lip Kit in Peach

L'Oreal Paris Infallible gel crayon in Super Copper

L'Oreal Paris Infallible Eye paint in Sunset Goals

Cheryl says: 'Greige is more like a nude with grey tones so if I wanted a more nude lip with a heavier eye I'd choose this.'

L'Oreal Paris Paint by Cheryl Lip Kit in Greige

L'Oreal Paris Paint by Cheryl Infallible gel liner in Black

L'Oreal Paris Paint by Cheryl Eye paint in Sassy squad

What are your go-to make-up products when you're pushed for time?

A bit of bronzer, a bit of L'Oreal Paris Telescopic mascara and the peach lip kit from my collection.

Do you have any top skincare tips?

Always take your make-up off and moisturise before bed. It's the quality of your skin that is the most important base to ensure your make-up looks the nicest it can be.

Do you have any 'can't live without' products?

Fish oil capsules, because if you're eating right it will show in your skin.

What is the best beauty tip anyone has ever given you?

Pluck your eyebrows when you've just got out of the shower or bath. Your pores are openso it's much easier.

Which make up look is your favourite at the moment and why?

Definitely the natural look because I haven't had time to focus on creating looks with being a new mam, but when I go out I like to create more of a look whether that's a lip look or an eye look.

How did you decide which lip shade you wanted to create for your L'Oreal collection?

I was obsessed with a dark lip after wearing it to a Vogue 10 year dinner at the end of last year so I wanted to create something similar but warmer.

For someone who's never used a lip kit what advice do you have for application and for choosing the right shade?

Firstly use the liner to draw along the outside the lip line, making sure to not draw over, so just on the very edge. Then apply the lip paint right up to the liner. Just choose the shade for what you want to wear. It doesn't matter - if it works for you, do it. There are no rules, it's preference.

What is your favourite product from the collection?

The burgundy lip paint, especially as it's coming into autumn/winter.

How has your make-up and beauty regime changed since having Bear?

Since becoming a mam, my beauty regime has actually gone out of the window. Taking care of a baby 24/7 means make-up is just not practical. It's just been recently that I've had time to start applying make-up again and it's been lovely actually. I went out for dinner a few weeks ago and it was strange to see myself made up again but lovely at the same time.

Top beauty tips for new mums?

You don't always get time to moisturise so my top tip for new mums would be put bath oil in the bath so you don't have to worry about moisturising. I also use coconut oil from head to toe, literally you can eat, put it on your hair and your body -- its brilliant stuff.

Cheryl by L'Oreal Paris Lip Kit in Burgundy, Peach and Greige, [pounds sterling]9.99 each, available now atBoots. Each kit has a matching Eye Paint, [pounds sterling]5.99 and Infallible Waterproof Liner, [pounds sterling]4.99. By donating [pounds sterling]1 per lip kit to Cheryl's Trust, L'Oreal is supporting programmes in the North East, including the Fairbridge Programme, which incorporates its confidence-building 'All Worth It' course.

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Cheryl's finally launched her own make-up range

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Liam and Cheryl welcomed their baby son Bear in March

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