FIVE FOUNDATIONS UNDER €20
Dublin

FIVE FOUNDATIONS UNDER €20

We got through a lot of make up, and if you wear it every day it’s hard to justify spending a lot of money on a foundation – sure you’d be buying one every week. I’ve been researching foundations this month to identify my favourites that won’t break the bank. So here are my top five foundations under €20: MAYBELLINE DREAM URBAN COVER This landed on my desk last week and I have been wearing it ever since. It has…

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MY FAVOURITE BEAUTY PRODUCTS UNDER €10
Dublin

MY FAVOURITE BEAUTY PRODUCTS UNDER €10

You know I am a beauty fiend and I wanted to share some of my favourite beauty products under €10/£10 that I use all the time. My biggest learning point since introducing a beauty section to the blog is that sometimes the best quality products are not necessarily by premium brands. Yes, we love luxury yet my feedback from followers is that they want a balance of budget in their make up bag. I’m lucky in that a lot of…

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Foundations for pale skin
Dublin

Foundations for pale skin

I constantly google foundations for pale skin to see what comes up. When it comes to the paler shades, sometimes “fair” and “ivory” are still too dark for my ghost like skin. As you might have read on my previous posts, I also have some issues with redness (read my Renew posts here) so coverage is also something I have to take into account. So between shade matching, coverage and consistency to cater for dry areas, it’s a lot to…

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Valentine’s Beauty Buys!
Dublin

Valentine’s Beauty Buys!

Getting your make up perfectly perfect for Valentine’s Day doesn’t have to be tricky. I’ve been asked a lot lately for my top beauty buys when it comes to occasions and when you read the below you’ll see these aren’t just my Valentine’s Day beauty buys, they are beauty buys for Spring. We all love a new product for the season. There have been so many new products to the market so far in 2017, and to help prioritise what…

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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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How to apply foundation – my way

How to apply foundation – my way

I have incredibly pale skin, that unfortunately has had a rocky relationship with adult acne for most of my late twenties. I did a great interview with the Irish Independent this week about how I cured and still manage my breakouts. This came about when I posted the first no make up selfie on Instagram in quite a while. I was overwhelmed with the response, and I even was invited to go on Spin 1038 (thank you Lauren and Gordon!)…

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My Top Five Red Lipsticks

My Top Five Red Lipsticks

I love a good lippie, so today I am sharing my top five red lipsticks (you might want one for the weekend!) Max Factor Marilyn Monroe Collection (as seen in pic above!) “A slick of red on the lip is one of the easiest, yet most gorgeously dramatic ways of adding glamour”, says world famous make up artist, and Global Creative Design Director of Max Factor, Pat McGrath. She was the ultimate beauty icon and now Marilyn Monroe’s timeless glamour…

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Rimmel London 25 hour foundation

Rimmel London 25 hour foundation

We check out the Rimmel 25 hour foundation which stays put in heat, humidity, at festivals and on the beach, plus it has SPF 20 in it!

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Tried and Tested: Long lasting lipsticks

Tried and Tested: Long lasting lipsticks

I have recently become obsessed with lipstick, but for some reason, it never seems to stay on me for that long, no matter how much I look after them. So this week, my tried and tested post focuses on three brands who make lipstick that is supposed to last! First up , it’s Stila Colour Balm. This is a moisturising lipstick that promises to stay on. The colour is rich and intense and has a lovely texture. It glides on…

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