Christmas gift guide #1 2017

I have to finally give in to Christmas, I really try to ignore it for as long as possible. I am still not allowing it into my house, but so many people are full of Christmas joy and although I want to slap them in the face and scream ‘pull yourself together it’s only December…

GABRIELLE CHANEL

2017 has been a tribute year to the founder and genius that is Gabrielle Chanel. With a new bag and coming Friday is the new fragrance Gabrielle. The first new fragrance from the house in over a decade, and the first full fragrance from the new in-house master perfumer Olivier Polges. Olivier took over from…

Coco Mademoiselle

I adore most things Chanel, but mostly I adore Coco Chanel the perfume, my friend Hazel has been wearing it forever and whenever someone has it on it reminds me of her. She has been know to give a spray to taxi men and anyone who she feels may need a bit of Chanel in…

Jo Malone, The Bloomsbury Set

Launching next month The Bloomsbury Set sounds like it’s been made for me! I LOVE floral fragrances, obviously I love the smell but they also do more than scent for me. Your sense of smell can instantly bring you back to certain memories in an instant. And floral fragrances bring me to happy times spent…

Tom Ford Private Blend

Anyone who has ever met or read anything I have written will know that I adore anything Tom Ford, well over at the Tom Ford fragrance labs they have been very busy! They are introducing brand new elements never before seen in a Tom Ford fragrance in the new collection. The Les Extraits Verts collection…

Mega discounted beauty brands

This week TK Maxx throughout Ireland are getting a special delivery of hugely discounted beauty brands. And the brands are big! Some of the best known brands on the market. All twenty Irish TK Maxx stores will have a selection of the stock and as always with TK Maxx each store will have different brands…

Space NK finally opens it’s Dublin Flagship

So last night I was invited to the launch of Space NK’s brand spanking new Dublin flagship store on Grafton Street. It was packed to the rafters with beauty press, bloggers and all types of beauty gurus. Space NK is the brainchild of Nicky Kinnaird, who is from Northern Ireland so we can claim her…

Boots Christmas

This morning I was all about the dreaded Christmas. Boots launched their Christmas gift collection. Which consisted of us wandering around the Predisential Suite of The Westbury Hotel listening to Christmas carols being played on a piano. Some of the gifts are mega, I’ll do individual write ups on my favourites soon. Check out how…

Viva La Juicy Noir

This month sees the launch of Viva La Juicy Noir, another perfume from the iconic lifestyle brand. This perfume is a more seductive scent of the original Viva La Juicy fragrance. “The scent pays homage to the limitless possibilities that nighttime can bring,” says Robin Mason, Senior Vice President Elizabeth Arden Global Marketing. “Viva La…

Fathers Day Gift Ideas

I am not sure if your Dad is like mine and has everything any man could need and or want. I think Dad is the most difficult person in the world to buy for, and I am usually good at picking the perfect gift! So this year I have planned and I think I have a…

Summer’s Coming! Part 2

Sisley launched this beauty last year, there are three fragrances in the range which are simply named 1, 2 and 3. My favourite is number 3, which has a top note of bergamont, mandarin, grapefruit and lemon. At the heart of the fragrance is red ginger and osmanthus and the base notes include musk, patchouli…

Summer’s coming!! Part 1

One thing that I love about being Irish is our eternal optimism when it comes to the weather. The weekend before last, remember our summer, both myself and Glenn spent three days in the garden creating what we call Gay Gardens. We foolishly imagined that we would be sitting in the garden for the next…