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Handbag Essential

If there’s one thing I can’t do without, it’s a really decent hand cream; too thin and your hands are still left dry, too gloopy and you stick to everything. I usually splash out on hand creams, but from the moment the new Dove Visible Effects Hand Cream €3.29 landed on my desk, I was […]

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Bad hair day?

One day we all wake up and realise that our hair needs a lot more care than it used to (like the rest of us!). New Redken Time Reset helps to repair years of damage while combating and preventing the five signs of ageing hair – change in texture, diminished density, dryness, dullness, and fragility […]

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Morning Mission

Tired of using your boring old shower gel? Molton Brown’s sensual paradisiac pink pepperpod body & shower (€22) is absolutely divine. Apparently it “awakens your energy banks”, for me, it’s just a pretty nice start to the day. If you’re passing Brown Thomas in the next few weeks, pop into the Molton Brown counter for […]

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Cashmere Mist

Donna Karan’s Cashmere Mist Liquid Nude (€72) is a mix of heady sandalwood, ylang heart and jasmine, and the airy and light white amber and skin musk. This is a unique and soft scent – ideal for the autumn.

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Eye Bright

Bathe eyelids in a ray of light with Lancome’s new Ombre Magnétique. The creamy texture of these absolute treats, which come in three shades, melts onto your lids giving lasting power and a perfectly even shade. This Urban Silver shade is a first-of-its-kind highlighter – just apply a touch on the inner corner of the […]

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Youthful Glow

Want to take years off? Reach for a pinky blush shade to lighten and brighten your face for a youthful touch. Try the Armani Blush duo in two shades of shimmering pale and dark raspberry – it’s light, pretty and perfect for an autumnal glow. €40

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Perfect Concealing

Tired? me? After a summer of good living and late nights, a little more help is now needed in the under eye department. Under eye bags and dark circles are one of the most difficult signs of tiredness or overindulgence to conceal, so the new Clarins Instant Light Brush-on perfector might just be your best […]

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Fancy being a make-up artist?

‘The School of Make-up Artistry’ on work experience doing a photo shoot with one of Ireland’s leading photographers, Peter Harkin. Students in ‘The School of Make-up Artistry’ are given the opportunity to do work experience on photo shoots, fashion shows, and The Macnas Parade or whenever the opportunity arises. If you’d like to see more […]

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‘Treat-a-Friend to a Facial’ Month this September!

Book one of the Dermalogica or Ytsara facials on offer at the Spa at the Courtyard by Marriott and a guest of your choice will receive the same treatment absolutely free. Upgrade to a Treat-a-friend Package for an additional €80 and enjoy a Full Body Swedish Massage each as well. Total price for Treat a […]

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Foundation Fancy

Dermalogica Treatment Foundation €36.80 moisturises and protects the skin with an oil-free formula that combats visible dryness and conceals imperfections.