Model Cara Delevingne has been announced as the face of the Yves Saint Laurent Beauté makeup campaigns. With her iconic brows and compelling eyes, Delevingne captured the fashion world's attention at the age of 16, and started her modelling career in 2009. In 2011, she was already rated one of London's 1000 most influential people by the London Evening Standard...

Hollywood star Emma Stone rocked two on–trend looks at the SAG Awards, both the sleek ponytail and bold red lip. Pick up these beauty finds to recreate the red carpet look at home.  

MAC lipstick in Relentlessly Red, Brown Thomas, €19.50


In September, The Cork News reporter Maria Tracey began a course of laser hair removal at Therapie Clinic on Opera Lane. Now three treatments in, the results are showing.

Diary of a laser hair removal newbie: Part III

Undertaking my third course of laser hair removal at Therapie Clinic, it was decided to try different strengths on each underarms. Being more...

The new Nivea Q10plus Anti-Wrinkle Serum Pearls boasts the highest-ever dose of coenzyme Q10, with the formula proven to visibly reduce the appearance of wrinkles and delay the onset of new ones. It's priced €14.99 for 40ml and available from pharmacies from February.

Make–up brand Catrice has a new limited edition collection coming out this March called Nude Purism. It picks up on the “no make-up” look trend and offers long–lasting quattro eyeshadows (€4.99), lipsticks with a glossy finish (€4.99) as well as nail polishes in taupe, coffee, rosé and a cool light blue (€2.99). The...

For those who are looking to quit caffeine, then dandelion coffee could be the answer. It's a herbal tea, often used as a substitute to coffee and prepared from the roots of wildcrafted dandelions. And it's caffeine and lactose free. Here's Health on Patrick's Street along with its shops in Douglas and Wilton have the Symingtons brand, priced at €8.99 for 33g.

Enhanced with a 77-Mineral Moisture Complex, MAC's Lightness of Being Mineralize Glass has a sophisticated formula that keeps lips soft and silky, providing a luminous, modern shine. It comes in a number of pearlescent shades and available at Brown Thomas for €24.

Nails inc in collaboration with Victoria Beckham has created Judo Red, a vibrant tomato shade which combines high fashion with high performance. Snap it up at Brown Thomas for €25.

Wake–up to caffeine, but not the kind found in a cup. Instead refresh and reinvigorate the skin with these caffeine–infused finds.

Smashbox Photo Finish Hydrating Under Eye Primer, Boots, €24


Who isn’t talking about bigger, fuller and luscious lips? Pick up NYX Cosmetics Matte Lipstick in Whipped Caviar, priced €7.49 from Sam McCauley, to channel your inner Kylie Jenner.

From the dream of an Indian garden was born Roger & Gallet's Rose Eau Fraîche. A classic, floral fragrance that soothes and calms the senses, it's available from pharmacies and Marks & Spencer, rrp €39.75 for the 100ml and rrp €19.90 for the 30ml.

Groom your brows whilst you sleep with Eylure Nourishing Oil, part of the brand's new brow range. Argon oil conditions, nourishes and cares for the brows whilst rosemary oil naturally promotes healthy hair growth. It's €10.99 from O’Sullivans Pharmacy in the Wilton Shipping Centre.

Named among the best dressed at the Golden Globes with her bronze Versace halter–neck, Jessica Chastain also made an impact through her make–up. As the star wore Yves Saint Laurent Beauté on the red carpet, make–up artist Kristofer Buckle explains how he created the very glamorous, glowing and smouldering look.

*Kristofer created a...

Purple hues are big this year, whether it shines through in your eye–shadow (see Gwyneth Paltrow's nighttime look on the next page) or expressed through your lips.

Lancôme Colour Design Infinite in Endless Purple, Brown Thomas, €25.50


Everybody needs a little bit of “me time”, as Maria Tracey discovers…

Retreat to Little Island

Truthfully, relaxation is not my strong suit. With my mind constantly a go, and unable to settle, indulgent "me time" massages and spa treatments were never something that featured too strongly on my "to do" list. At...

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