With festival season upon us, the hair style du jour is all about loose curls. Channel the likes of Sienna Miller and Jennifer Aniston by picking up these beauty finds. 



Charles Worthington Curl Definer...

Get ready for summer with the Nuxe Huile Prodigieuse limited edition bottle. Apply a few drops to your face before your daily moisturiser; massage over you body to enhance your tan; or apply to your hair to smooth and control. The clever little bottle is €32.50 and out in May in selected pharmacies.

A chocolate bar made with natural low GI sugars, does not spike blood sugar levels and is also high in fibre and vitamin E and is gluten and lactose free… we're sold! Dr. Coy's Coconut Chocolate Bar with 45% Belgian Chocolate is a delicious €2. See for Cork stockists. 

If you know a little girl that loves to dress up, then Mira Mira has these fabulous party colours from Nailmatic — safe, water soluble nail polish for kids. Made with no organic solvents, they are phthalate-free, formaldehyde-free, toluene-free, BPA-free and fragrance-free, and magically disappear with a little scrub in warm soapy water! A pack of three is €23.95 from...

A vibrant nail colour instantly adds interest to any look. Coming into the summer go for vibrant greens, strong oranges and soft pinks…

Silver Shade
Chanel Le Vernis Intemporel, €23


We aren't even in the summer months yet, yet all thoughts are turning to the Fall-Winter 2015-2016 look. Chanel is all about tweed, along with wool and mohair combined with silk, vinyl, mousseline and lace, and for makeup, the graphic eye look is key. These model's eyes are made up using Chanel's Ombre Essentielle "Midnight" (N°118), available...

Skin care line Ziaja is celebrating 25 years with the launch of a new Olive Leaf face and body collection. The cleansing oil, (priced €9.99) will turn everyday cleansing into a feel good ritual as the olive leaf extract conditions and protects to leave skin looking soothed, conditioned and purified. Ziaja skincare products are in independent pharmacies nationwide. 

Looking for a flawless finish? Well then look no further than NYX Cosmetics Shine Killer (€15.99) to achieve a sheer, no shine, matte texture in one smooth layer! Smooth it on before your favourite foundation for a fresh, flawless, marvellously matte look that lasts or wear it solo for a naturally shine–free look. Available in pharmacies nationwide.

There's no better joy than a gorgeous ripe mango… and the delicious fruit is also great for you! It's high in energy, low in fat, and is packed with vitamins, minerals and anti-oxidants.

New research from the Thérapie Clinic shows that most Irish feel less attractive than people from other countries because of their skin tone, while one in ten say they hate their skin entirely. 

As part of a new #LoveIrishSkin campaign by Thérapie on Opera Lane in Cork, negative perceptions about Irish skin will be challenged. According...

It's time to leave the winter fragrances behind and embrace a lighter and fresher scent for spring. 

Jo Malone London Lime Basil & Mandarin cologne 100ml, Brown Thomas, €102


For ultra long lasting wear, Yves Saint Laurent Beauté is launching Full Metal Shadow (€33) next month, a collection of 10 shiny liquid eye shadows that burst with vibrant reflections. We're loving N° 9 Misty Green with its stunning shimmering reflections.

Roger & Gallet have launched their first ever Eau de Parfum, Fleur de Figuier. The result is a sensual, all enveloping, sweet and luscious freshness; reminiscent of those seemingly endless, warm Mediterranean summers by the shores of the Esterel, in the south of France. We can just imagine it now! It's €49 from Marks & Spencer and...

Perhaps one of the more surprising beauty trends at the moment is grey hair, so make a statement and embrace your inner silver fox.

A bold lip is the perfect accessory this season, so try something new...

Keira Knightley (Above) wears Chanel's Rouge Coco in ‘Gabrielle’, Brown Thomas, €32.50

Givenchy Le Rouge a Porter 206, Debenhams, €34.50 


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