Bloomer (mega white bread)

So today I made Paul Hollywoods Bloomer. Did you see him last night? He became a gay icon when he said that he can be a spoilt Daddy. He is a legend or as my friend Shivvy said he is Breadly! Here’s what you will need: 500g/1lb 2oz strong white flour, plus extra for kneading…

Guest Post, Estée Lauder Mad Men® Collection

Remember a few weeks ago I ran a competition for one of you to head into Brown Thomas to have your makeup done by Estée Lauder using products from the new Mad Men® collection? Well Cathy who won the the prize has very kindly written a review of her appointment, which I think is deadly!…

Chanel Les Beiges Collection

Peter Philips has done it again. He has created a product that is going to revolutionize makeup. A few years ago he did the same for lipstick when he brought us Rouge Coco. With the new LES BEIGES collection he has changed the foundations of our makeup routine, really making a huge difference to how…

Competition Time!

I think it’s time for another giveaway! This time the prize is worth almost €400! All you have to do is leave a comment below and I will pick a winner on Sunday.   Good luck everyone!! Leonard xx

Elizabeth Arden Fragrance Free Eight Hour Cream

If you don’t have a tube of Eight Hour Cream by now it’s time you got one! It is the miracle product that is loved by everyone who tries it. It is so popular that one tube is sold every 30 seconds, which for a product that was created in 1930 by Miss Elizabeth Arden…

Chanel Fall-Winter 2013-14 Backstage Beauty

Last week we saw the Chanel AW 2013 Show in Paris. The Chanel show is one show that I always enjoy. One day I would love to be in the audience soaking up the creative atmosphere. The clothes are always sublime and the makeup and hair is always perfect. Peter Philips is the makeup artist…

Dylan Bradshaw

I recently went into Dylan Bradshaw for a haircut. This was the first time that I had been into Dylan’s South William Street store, and I was mega impressed! It almost feels like you are checking into a fancy New York hotel when you arrive. The interior design is sublime, it has the most beautiful…

Scones

I made these scones today. I’ve started to use Paul Hollywood’s recipe for scones as they are quite possibly the lightest scones that you have ever tasted. And couldn’t be easier to make, once you have a food processor. Even without one it’s only 5 minutes of mixing. They taste sublime!

French Nude Collection Nail Lacquers from Estée Lauder

Tom Pecheux, Creative Makeup Director at Estée Lauder has designed this great collection of nude nail polishes. There are five shades. Here’s what Tom Pecheux had to say about the lacquers “I chose these shades to suit every type of woman – her skintone, her personality, her point of view” The polishes range from fair…

Brown Thomas Spring Summer Beauty Shoot

Last week a shoot I worked on for Brown Thomas was featured in The Weekender Magazine in Saturdays Irish Independent. It was to promote some of the amazing brands that are stocked in Brown Thomas and also give you guys ideas and the know how to recreate the look at home. Daniel Holfeld was the…

Mother Day gifts

Lancôme have some great gifts available on counter now for Mothers Day. La vie est belle their new(ish) fragrance, with notes of Iris, patchouli and gourmand accord comes in a fantastic gift set which contains La vie est belle  (30ml), La vie est belle Shower gel (50ml) and La vie est belle body lotion (50ml). With…

AW 2013 Trends from Fashion Weeks

So Paris Fashion Week is coming to a close, I am devastated that I won’t be jumping from Style.com to Vogue.com checking out what has been going on that day each night. Although I think Glenn will be happy that he may get my attention for more than a fleeting second! I love when fashion…