NARS announce Bella Hadid as new campaign model

She is for sure the model of the moment with major campaigns all over the globe, but I don’t think she has ever looked this good! In true NARS style the makeup is so simple and elegant that it almost made me cry. Very few brands do makeup like this, most of them want to…

Fathers Day

So this Sunday is Fathers Day and in true typical fashion many of us are at a loss for what to get the man who has everything. Now if I gave my dad skincare he would not appreciate it at all, I am trying to be diplomatic but not appreciating it is mild. But there…

CHANEL’s new OMBRE PREMIÈRE

I am proper in love with these new products from CHANEL. The colours are so rich and the texture of the cream shadow are sublime. When I do makeup I 90% of the time use cream shadows, I love how they blend, I love how they feel on the eye and what I love most…

Clinique’s BIY pigment drops

These landed on shelves this month, I am a bit behind on my blogging as I ended up in hospital and was recovering for a while. But these Blend It Yourself pigment drops are kind of magic. You add a drop of the pigment to your moisturiser of choice and it becomes your foundation. One…

Dry Lips??? No more

Since I started doing makeup I have always been on the lookout for the perfect lip hydrator. When working I always have Elizabeth Arden Eight Hour Cream in my kit, I rather the fragrance free one as the original has a string taste, not horrible but strong. I don’t think I will ever not love…

Hygge in the sitting room

Now that you know what Hygge is I am going to tell what we have done in the house to make it more “Hygge”. As you know we have the two dogs and first and foremost I do not want the house to smell like them, which can be a challenge during the colder months…

Hygge

Hygge is a concept from Denmark that is hard to explain and harder to pronounce! Last year Oxford Dictionaries shortlisted the word Hygge for word of the year, so I think we are all going to be hearing about it very soon. Hygge – “a quality of cosiness and comfortable conviviality that engenders a feeling of…

I finally had a facial

As a makeup artist I truly believe that in order to get a great looking makeup you have to look after your skin. This does not necessarily involve spending huge amounts of money but you do have to invest time. This is what I have been telling my clients since I started doing makeup. Yet…

Essie

Essie goes retro once more. Essie nail polish is one of the best on the market for cool shades and many many of them. They have been around almost four decades and it goes from strength to strength. But when a brand becomes this big sometimes they loose what made them special in the first…

New from Liz Earle

Arriving this month is the brand spanking new lip treatment in the Superskin range from Liz Earle. Superlip Balm has some mighty ingredients to help hydrate, smooth and plump your lips this launch is perfect for worn out lips after a long winter. The ingredients really sound like something you would find in Hogwarts. Dragon’s blood…

Debenhams

There is something wonderful going on in Debenhams on Henry Street. Their beauty hall has just become one of the hottest places to shop for makeup in Dublin. With exclusive brands, and some of them are just impeccable available it is definitely worth a visit. Firstly they now have a Makeup Forever counter that is…

Flawless

The Irish brand Flawless has won two coveted Image Beauty Awards. The brainchild of Paul Mooney this brand has really made an impact in the past year, having many stockists throughout the country. The reason?? Well first and foremost is because of the great quality and secondly is the really good quality. They have won…