WET N WILD Cosmetics

I know I am a little behind in telling you about Wet n Wild’s arrival to our shores. But better late than never!!  Wet n Wild is an American budget brand that has taken our isle by storm. It is available nationwide in supermarkets and pharmacy’s. The prices are unbelievable starting at as little as…

Mother of the bride advice

The best advice I can give the Mother of the Bride is to relax! You have employed a whole team of professionals to do a job and you get the best results when you allow us to do just that. As a makeup artist that has worked on countless weddings in the past there are…

Hello Ryan!!

Well ladies I am really spoiling you this week! Just announced this morning Ryan Reynolds is becoming L’Oreal’s Men Expert’s new Spokesperson. “I feel honoured and excited to join Men Expert, a brand that represents the essence of modernity, edginess and technology. I love the driving force that leads it to constantly provide the best products for men like me…

Tom Ford Spring Collection

    “BEAUTIFUL AND GLOWING SKIN TOUCHED WITH A BIT OF HOT COLOR IS A RAVISHING SPRING LOOK—IT IS ALLURING AND SEXY” Tom Ford I really could not of said it better myself Mr. Ford! Spring has (almost) sprung and I am sure like me you are all ready for a little less rain and a little…

Chic Treat Club

Last month saw the launch of Chic Treat Club, which is basically an Irish version of Glossy Box. What is great about Chic Treat Club is that it is 100% Irish owned and operated and hopefully it will feature a lot of Irish brands. This has got to be great for the Irish beauty market,…

The Best of Moisturisers

I totally understand that not everyone is willing to spend a small fortune on their moisturiser, and sometimes I am one of those people. There are times that I just can’t justify spending loads of cash on a moisturiser.  As I explained in The best of Cleansers/Exfoliators they are the key to more youthful skin and…

Invisible Fluid Makeup

It’s rare that I try different foundations, since I started doing makeup about 800 years ago I have always used Face and Body from MAC. On a recent makeup shopping trip I decided to buy Estée Lauder’s Invisible Fluid Makeup. And can I tell you I think it’s perfect, it gives you great face! And the…

Emma Hardie

On a recent trip to London, I was lucky enough to get an appointment with facialist to the stars Emma Hardie. I had met Emma in Dublin when she was here to launch her range in Arnotts. When I met her here I fell in love with her, her attiude to skincare is amazing, but…

Limited Edition Eight Hour Cream

Elizabeth Arden’s Eight Hour Cream has been in production since 1930. This season they have launched a limited edition packaging. The Eight Hour cream Iconic Collection is launching this month and will only be on counters for a limited period of time. It’s is the perfect gift, if you’re very organised it is a wonderful…

MedColl, Collagen boosters

For years I have been searching for the perfect skin-care routine, between scrubbing, serums, moisturisers, peels, SPF really the list is endless. In all that time it never really occurred to me that we could be fighting the ageing battle from the inside too. Of course I knew that a good diet and plenty of…

Dream Tone, quite possibly the product of some of your dreams

On Thursday DreamTone, the brand new product from Lancôme is launching in Brown Thomas Dublin, Cork, Limerick and Galway and will be available nationwide from September 1st. It is a brand new product that has been designed to target age spots and pigmentation, which studies show we are more concerned by than wrinkles! Lancôme are adding…

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…