Saturday, 31 December 2016

REVIEW | Kat Von D Tattoo Liner


The Kat Von D Tattoo Liner in the shade ''Trooper'' is hands down the best eyeliner I have ever used in my life. I'm not even exaggerating, it is amazing!! 
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Tuesday, 13 December 2016

The ULTIMATE Christmas Beauty Gift Guide!!


OH MY GOD it's almost Christmas!! I actually cannot believe it. Today I have compiled quite a long but hopefully a very helpful gift guide for your mum, sister, friend, girlfriend or whoever. 
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Tuesday, 15 November 2016

TOP THREE TUESDAY | Star Print Dresses


So it seems from my social media that the vast majority of the country has been out in force looking for the Primark star printed dress aka. The 'Pippa' dress. After the €16.00 dress was photographed on influencers like Pippa O' Connor and Lauren Arthurs aka. Love Lauren the whole place desperately wanted it. 
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Monday, 14 November 2016

Flormars' Festive Five Under Forty


NOTE: This is not a sponsored post however most of the products featured were gifted to me by Flormar. You can learn more about this here.

Christmas is just around the corner and this season is all about glowing skin with a minimal but smokey eye and a classic red lip. Flormar sent me out a little package of goodies a few weeks ago so I shall talk you through them now.
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Tuesday, 8 November 2016

TOP THREE TUESDAY | Budget Foundations


Hello lovelies.

Today's 'Top Three Tuesday' post is based around budget foundations. You will be happy to know that all foundations in this blog post cost LESS than €15.00. Amazing right?

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Sunday, 6 November 2016

Winter Wedding Guest Outfit Ideas


Happy Sunday lovelies.

Have you a wedding coming up over the next few weeks? If so, today's post is going to be hugely beneficial to you. I have browsed so sooo many websites looking for the best gúnas that my eyes are actually almost square. 
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Saturday, 5 November 2016

CHRISTMAS GIFT GUIDE | Beauty Edition Part 1


Can ye actually believe that Christmas is only like seven weeks away?? It feels like it was only seven weeks ago. Anyways I am going to do a series of blog posts the first of which I will be focussing on beauty products.

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Tuesday, 1 November 2016

TOP THREE TUESDAY | Sleek MakeUp


So this is my first blog post in almost a month. I am not proud of that fact but life just got crazy busy. In the interest of coming back with a bang and making myself post on a more regular basis I have decided to start a blog series. 
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Sunday, 9 October 2016

Cocoa Brown ROSE GOLD Goddess Oil


A few weeks back the lovely ladies at Cocoa Brown HQ sent me out a personalised bottle of the new limited edition Rose Gold Goddess Oil to try out. I was super excited because I am such a huge fan of the original golden goddess. To this day, my review of it is my most read blog post EVER!! 
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Tuesday, 4 October 2016

URBAN DECAY COLOR CORRECTING FLUID


Following on from the infamous Naked Skin Full Coverage Concealers, Urban Decay have released Color Correcting Fluids. Color correcting is a step in makeup application that people often leave out or maybe they don't know about it or how it works. I have been using a few of them pretty much daily the past few weeks and I am loving them.
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Wednesday, 21 September 2016

DESIGNER BAGS FOR LESS WITH DESIGNER BID | AD



Like most women I LOVE handbags however my bank balance doesn't always stretch to meet the expensive price tags they come with. Now, thanks to 100% Irish owned and operated Designer Bid, a new high end luxury online auction destination you can nab a Yves Saint Laurent, Louis Vuitton or even a Chanel handbag for up to 95% off their original retail price. While Designer Bid mainly feature handbags they also auction iPhones, designer sunglasses and more.
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Tuesday, 13 September 2016

KAT VON D BEAUTY WISHLIST


Rumours have been flying around over the past few months as to whether or not the the Kat Von D Beauty range would come to Ireland or not. Early July our prayers were answered when Kat posted a video to her Instrgram (thekatvond) captioned ''HEY LONDON!! Who wants some FREE @katvondbeauty before we launch here in the UK + Ireland in October?'' 
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Wednesday, 7 September 2016

New Releases | Urban Decay



One of my absolute all time favourite makeup brands is Urban Decay. I just love their products. I think the packaging is always unique and gorgeous.
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Tuesday, 6 September 2016

INGLOT FREEDOM SYSTEM | My Autumn Winter Palette


INGLOT is a brand I have developed a strong love for in the past few months. I find myself picking up more and more of their products all the time. I am a huge fan of their infamous Duraline and I also adore their HD Lip Tint Matte in number 17.

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Sunday, 14 August 2016

BRAND SPOTLIGHT | Vichy


When it comes to skincare I am a mahoosive Vichy fan especially of their Normaderm range because it is formulated especially for us guys and gals with oily or imperfection prone skin.  
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Wednesday, 10 August 2016

AW16 TREND ALERT | Chrome


A huge up and coming trend this season spanning across fashion, beauty and homeware is the metallic or chrome look. The first place I seen it was on nails but it has and is currently flooding into stores and online. 
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Sunday, 7 August 2016

What I Wore | Wedding | Navy Gúna


So yesterday I attended a family wedding in the gorgeous Knightsbrook Hotel in Trim, Co. Meath. We had such a fabulous day and night. When I posted a picture of my outfit to my social media accounts I was blown away by the attention it got.
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Monday, 25 July 2016

Giorgio Armani Eye Tint


A few weeks back Giorgio Armani sent me out a package of products to try. One of these products was their new generation Giorgio Armani Eye Tint in the shade '22 Smokey Spice'.
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Tuesday, 12 July 2016

Matte Lipsticks That ACTUALLY Last!!


I want to chat to you all about some of my absolute favourite matte lipsticks. There is so many that I like but these chosen few are the best of the best in my opinion. 
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Sunday, 10 July 2016

The Cocoa Brown Kind Range


Award winning beauty brand Cocoa Brown have branched outside of tanning and released a brand new range of Kind products.
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Wednesday, 22 June 2016

Urban Decay Vice Lipstick


So the legends at Urban Decay have gone and released an incredible 100 lipsticks. Some of them are cult favourites and some of them are brand new, never seen before shades. There is massive variety in the range which cover everything from neutrals to bold brights to dark and daring shades. Not only is there a huge range of shades but there is also six lipstick finishes to chose from, cream, sheer, sheer shimmer, metallized, comfort matte and mega matte. 
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Sunday, 29 May 2016

REVIEW | Cocoa Brown Self Tan Back Applicator


Eeeeeek the solution to our back tanning struggles is here. Once again Marissa Carter has come through for us gals and created the Cocoa Brown Self Tan Back Applicator. So you can inform your friend, boyfriend, husband, family member or whoever normally tans your back that they are no longer needed because this beauty tool is deadly!! 
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Wednesday, 25 May 2016

Urban Decay Beached Bronzer


Just in time for Summer one of my all time favourite makeup brands Urban Decay launched a new collection entitled #UDGetaway.
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Sunday, 22 May 2016

My Summer Wardrobe Wishlist | Part One


Inspired by the gorgeous, sunny weather we have been having lately I bring you gals ''My Summer Wardrobe Wishlist | Part One''.
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Wednesday, 18 May 2016

Wild Irish Seaweed Moisturising Mask


Founded in 2009 Wild Irish Seaweed is a family owned Irish brand that hand harvest 100% natural and organic products in Ennis, Co. Clare. The Talty family have a vast amount of experience in harvesting seaweed and it has been nurtured through four generations.

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Thursday, 12 May 2016

TREND ALERT | The Bomber Jacket


Once an 80's staple, bomber jackets are everywhere at the moment and they don't seem to be going anywhere anytime soon. I love them because they give a really effortless but glam look to an outfit. They give off quite a relaxed 'I didn't even have to try' vibe.
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Wednesday, 11 May 2016

My Top Tips For Expectant Mammies


I want to begin this post with a little disclaimer, I AM NOT PREGNANT! I am broody as all hell but I am not pregnant. Lately I have had a lot of chats with expectant mammies, mostly first time mammies but some were due there second or third child. Anyways these chats inspired me to write up this post entitled 'My Top Tips For Expectant Mammies.''
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Thursday, 5 May 2016

The Aurora Band | Review, Tutorial & Giveaway!!


The aim of The Aurora Band is to transform your hair overnight while you sleep into gorgeous, salon quality hair the following morning.
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Monday, 2 May 2016

My Top 3 Urban Decay Products & GIVEAWAY worth €300!!!


I love Urban Decay...literally LOVE the brand. I love their products, their packaging, their price point and I have never ever had a bad experience with either a product or at an Urban Decay counter. I just cannot fault the brand as a whole. With that in mind I have decided to write a post on my Top 3 Urban Decay products!
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Friday, 29 April 2016

Yves Saint Laurent Touche Eclat Slogan Edition


I think I was about sixteen years old when I first used the iconic Yves Saint Laurent Touche Eclat and to be honest I don't even think I was using it correctly. I don't think I was using many if any makeup products correctly at that age if I am honest. I just bought it because I knew what a big deal it was. Anyway fast forward almost ten years and I have gotten my hands on one of the stunning YSL Touche Eclat Slogan Edition and this time around I am well seasoned in the art of makeup and I could not wait to use it. 

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Thursday, 28 April 2016

Dermalogica Daily Microfoliant


Spoiler alert this product is amazing!! Whenever anyone asks me what my favourite beauty products are this one always springs to mind. I would actually go as far as saying it is my number one absolute must have product. 
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Tuesday, 26 April 2016

KISS Beautiful Brow Kit


For the past three months or so I have been using the KISS Beautiful Brow Kit quite a bit so it is fair to say I have given it a hell of a testing before doing up my review. 
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Thursday, 21 April 2016

Vichy Normaderm 3in1


If like me, you have oily and imperfection prone skin then the Normaderm 3in1 scrub, cleanser and mask is an absolute must have product in my opinion.

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Sunday, 17 April 2016

The BEST Products For BIG Hair.


Before Jake was born my hair was grand, it wasn't huge but it was grand. However after being pregnant my hair is now suffering.
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Saturday, 16 April 2016

My Current Favourite Fragrances.


Yves Saint Laurent Black Opium
Eau De Parfum


The Yves Saint Laurent Black Opium has a floral scent with notes of vanilla and black coffee. It is quite a deep smell but it has a definite softness and feminine touch to it.
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Friday, 15 April 2016

Lancôme Hydra Zen.


Recently I was gifted two gorgeous products from Lancôme, the Hydra Zen Overnight Serum-In-Mask and the Hydra Zen Beauty Essence. 


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Thursday, 14 April 2016

My Benefit Brow Experience


So yesterday I decided to treat myself and booked myself in for a brow makeover at the Benefit counter in Mahon Point Shopping Centre.
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Wednesday, 6 April 2016

Urban Decay After Hours Masterclass with Danielle Roberts



Recently I attended a makeup masterclass with Urban Decay And the insanely talented Danielle Roberts. The masterclass was held out of store hours therefor making the whole experience more intimate and enjoyable.
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Friday, 1 April 2016

Monthly Favourites | March '16


Oh my God, I am literally in a state of shock that it is April 1st already!! It feels like Christmas was just last week. Anyways I want to talk you guys through some products that I have been loving this month.

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Tuesday, 22 March 2016

INGLOT HD Lip Tint Matte


Today I want to chat to you all about the new(ish) INGLOT HD Lip Tint Matte in particular shade number 17. My social media newsfeeds were flooded with bloggers and makeup artists sharing their selfies and posting about them and it made my curiousity grow!
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Monday, 21 March 2016

Lancôme Juicy Shaker | #BanTheBoring



The time has come to say goodbye juicy tube and hello Juicy Shaker. The latest edition to the Lancôme family is the newly launched and totally unique Juicy Shaker. In an attempt to #BanTheBoring Lancôme have created a lip colour like no other. 
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Sunday, 20 March 2016

REVIEW | Flormar Full Coverage Foundation


I have been so looking forward to writing this post on the Flormar Perfect Coverage Foundation because I have been LOVING it.
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Tuesday, 8 March 2016

International Women's Day 2016 | Women Who Inspire Me

So because today is international women's day I thought it would be the perfect opportunity to write a blog post on the three women who inspire me the most in my daily life.
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Monday, 22 February 2016

UD | Gwen Lipstick '714'



It just wouldn't be a Gwen Stefani collection without a bright red lippie to help us all mimic her signature look.
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Thursday, 11 February 2016

UD | Gwen Stefani Blush Palette


Recently one of my favourite makeup brands Urban Decay launched a limited edition collection with none other than the gorgeous Gwen Stefani.
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Friday, 5 February 2016

5 DEADLY Beauty Buys Under €5!!


Previously I done a post entitled "10 Must Have Products Under €10" and it was hugely popular. Today I am going one step better in bringing you all five beauty buys under €5.
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Sunday, 31 January 2016

Monthly Favourites | January 2016


Oh my God that month just flew by but at the same time Christmas feels like it was ages ago. Has everyone been sticking to their new years resolutions? If not you can always start again tomorrow anyways!! January was only a practice month. 

Today I bringing you my very first monthly favourites of 2016. Now before we go any further it only contains three products but they are the really, really good products. For the remainder of 2016 my monthly favourites will be published on the last day of each month and will contain varying amounts of products depending on how many really wowed me in the four weeks prior. 



Urban Decay x Gwen Stefani Eyeshadow Palette 


Retailing at €46.00 this gorgeous palette more than earned it's spot in my monthly favourites. I honestly think I have used it every day I wore makeup since it arrived. It has a gorgeous collection of nudes and browns with some bold bright and dark shades thrown in. In my opinion it would make a fabulous palette for a beginner to makeup or someone who doesn't have a huge selection of eyeshadows as it enables you to easily create both subtle and dramatic looks. In saying that I have hundreds of eyeshadows and I am still obsessed with it. 


If you like the look of the UDxGwen palette then you need to get your skates on because it is limited edition and selling fast by all accounts. If you would like to read more about this palette or see more images of it you can check out my full review post here.

Cocoa Brown Golden Goddess Shimmering Dry Body Oil 


December saw the launch of a new addition to the Cocoa Brown family. Initially launched in Penneys/Primark it is now making it's way onto the shelves of pharmacies and supermarkets. I can only imagine that it is disappearing off them just as quick. I work in a pharmacy focusing on the beauty end of things and we get asked numerous times a day for it. It retails at €11.50 which is way more affordable than other competitors on the market.

The top image is the Cocoa Brown 1Hr Mousse in shade Dark alone and the bottom image has a layer of Cocoa Brown Golden Goddess Shimmering Dry Body Oil over it.

If you haven't already seen this product it is a stunning dry oil with an luminous shimmer that has numerous uses. You can apply it alone to give a dewy glow to the skin, you can apply it over your Cocoa Brown tan for a gorgeous sparkling finish or you can use it as part of your makeup routine as a highlighter. The shimmer it gives is insane!! I always get loads and loads of compliments on it when I am wearing it. If you want to know more about the Cocoa Brown Golden Goddess Oil you can read my full review here.

Urban Decay Naked Skin Ultra Definition Loose Finishing Powder

So I was in the market for a new powder and I always sway towards loose powders because I like a totally matte finish to my foundation. As well as that I find I have quite an oily t-zone so a loose powder really helps to combat it. Recently at a blogger event in my local Debenhams I was chatting a member of the Urban Decay team about my options when it came to their powders and she recommended their Naked Skin Ultra Definition Loose Finishing Powder. 


Lads I haven't looked back since. I have worn it with both highstreet and high end foundations and it always always keeps my makeup shine free for the day. A good piece of advice I got years ago for applying powder was to tap it into your skin with your brush rather than just dust it over and across it. This really sets the foundation in place to help you stay flawless all day long. I can't actually remember was I paid for it. I think it was around the €30.00 mark but it was soooo worth it and I will definitely be repurchasing it. 

Have any of you guys tried the products I have featured above? What did you think of them? Also I would really like to know what you have been loving this month.

#UrbanDecay #UrbanDecayCosmetics #UDIreland #CocoaBrown #CocoaBrownGoldenGoddess #UDxGwenStefani 
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