Articles on Make-up

70s Glam

70s Glam

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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 […]

pink and girlie

Think Pink

The new Chanel summer make-up range has gone all girly with pretty pinks and corals to brighten your look. Pink generally isn’t my colour, but the ‘pop’ Gossimer lip gloss is gorgeous – naturally pink, shiny without the sparkle so perfect for day. The moisturising bronzing powder in Terre D’Or is also a bit of […]

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The perfect skin revver-upper…

If your skin’s looking a little dull and could do with a pick-me-up, then fake it with Sothys Bronze illuminator, a complexion enhancer for a radiant and tanned make-up. Wear it on its own, for a natural, summer look, or wear it under your foundation for added glow. €34.65

Art Deco

Great natural bronzers

Art Deco Bronzing Powder Compact has two shads of bronzer for a really even application. Their bronzers are renowned for their natural effect and soft texture, and the compacts last for ages. €28.15

Bronze Goddess

Always judge a book by its cover…

Great make-up should not only make you look great, it should also make you feel great. There’s nothing I love more than a stunning little palette of lipgloss, or a funky little lipstick case. One brand that has consistently produced the most glamorous make-up is Estee Lauder. Gold-rimmed casing, heavy glass bottles, and those gorgeous […]


7 sold every minute – tempted?

Since its launch last year, seven bottles of Lancome’s Génifique Youth Activating Concentrate™ have been sold every minute – that’s 10,000 bottles a day. Impressive, right? So you might be interested in the new Génifique Repair SC*, the Youth Activating Night Cream™, which claims to include ingredients that revive the activity of the genes responsible […]

Bobbi Brown Foundation

Bobbi Brown’s new natural foundation

Finding a foundation that lasts all day, but at the same time, looks natural, can be a bit of a challenge. Bobbi Brown’s new Natural Finish Long Lasting Foundation with an SPF of 15 gives skin a healthy soft-matte finish. And one of the things I love about the Bobbi Brown foundations is that they […]