Beauty

Lorna shares her favourite beauty products through reviews and videos as well as news of the latest beauty launches.

Back To Straight Hair

Back To Straight Hair

I haven’t done the straight hair look in a long time. I have defaulted to bouncy, wavy, curly and beachy for the last number of years that I haven’t really given any thought to changing it up. When I wear my hair straight it generally turns to total frizz after five minutes thanks to living in humidity especially at this time of year. But change is good, and I have been trying out the Lee Stafford Coco Loco irons (great…

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Smokey Eye Hack And How To Get The Look

Smokey Eye Hack And How To Get The Look

I have a very quick tutorial that is really, a smokey eye hack that you can get in about five minutes or less. I avidly follow so many amazing beauty bloggers and You Tubers to see how they do their make up and although I am inspired, most of the time I do not have the time to get the look myself. If it’s a TV day, then I am frantically painting my face while sitting on the floor with…

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Why You Need To Know About Michele Burke Nails

Why You Need To Know About Michele Burke Nails

She’s the Gelish Queen (well I’ve given her that title) and the most booked nail technician in Ireland. Michele Burke Nails has become a brand and that’s thanks to Michele’s own enthusiasm for what she does. Nothing, I mean, nothing, beats going to her Dundrum salon and having the best conversation while she paints your nails in the most artistic way. So much so, she is a leading educator in her field and the lady that the celebs turn to…

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My top beauty products under €10

My top beauty products under €10

Like a bargain? So do I! And when I find beauty products under €10 that are just amazing dupes or simply a great product, I have to talk about them. I’m a great PR I tell you. There are lots of new make up launches at the moment with the new season arriving, so I’ve been getting some samples into the office and I have found some great bargains in terms of value and quality of product. So if you…

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Autumn Winter 2016 makeup trends

Autumn Winter 2016 makeup trends

You may not think makeup has trends, but it does. Simply open up any beauty section of a glossy magazine and there you are. The Autumn Winter 2016 make up trends will be rather exciting with new colours, combinations and products to choose from with some nice launches happening too. So I’ve summarised some of the makeup trends that I am really loving to give you some inspiration to update your make up bag this year. Retro Vibes – YSL…

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Facial peels and aftermath

Facial peels and aftermath

I have never had facial peels before. In fact they terrified me. You know that famous scene in Sex And The City where Samantha has one and then has to wear a veil for week? Well that was my nightmare. Firstly, I don’t like the phrase “chemical peel”; I don’t think it’s representative of the process at all. Yeah ok the beta-hydroxy acid used in the particular one I had is a chemical compound, but I reckon facial peel describe…

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Top Beauty buys under €10!

Top Beauty buys under €10!

There are so many amazing beauty products out there at the moment, some luxury, some less luxury, but honestly, you don’t have to spend a fortune to get the best ones in your make up bag. I’ve tried and tested some awesome little super gems (I am going to trademark that phrase) to show you some great bargains. PS PRO Mattifying Primer This range has just taken off, so much so, there’s barely any left in Penneys & Primark. But…

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Competition! Win the new PS Pro make up collection!

Competition! Win the new PS Pro make up collection!

COMPETITION NOW CLOSED. Have you tried the new PS PRO make up collection yet? Well if you haven’t, here is your chance! I am teaming up with the lovely people at Penneys to give away the new PS PRO make up range to one lucky styleisle reader. The new collection is full of amazing premium products such as long stay make up and illuminating primers, as well as top of the range lipsticks and mascara. So, basically, your make up…

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Banish cellulite with Icoone!

Banish cellulite with Icoone!

Cellulite is horrible isn’t it? Sadly, it’s something our skin seems to be addicted to so we just have to grin and bear it. Or do we? Well my most recent beauty discovery argues to rid us of that yuk wrinkle-like skin on our legs, tummy, arms and even smoothen the skin on your face. Icoone is a machine that does just this. The only machine in Ireland is in Renew Clinic who not only house this miracle machine, but…

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Tutorial: How to apply red lip liner

Tutorial: How to apply red lip liner

I love red lipstick, but it’s so hard to apply. So in this post I wanted to show you how to apply red lip liner, my way. This is a handy one as it takes less than two minutes and with a good lip liner, you don’t even need the lipstick. In the pictures below I am using a lip liner from Primark in red (it costs €1.50) and it’s brilliant as it’s very soft so it goes on very…

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