The recent drop in temperature is sure to have had an effect on our skin, not to mention the possible Christmas glass of bubbles or hot port. Who better to give advice abut skincare than a doctor? Introducing Ultra gentle hydration that works in harmony with your skin’s microbiome plus Dr Doireann O’Leary’s top tips … Continue reading Winter Skin with Dr Doireann
Skin Cycling, not a spin class for your skin
There seems to be a new trend in skincare every week and sometimes I am loath to cover them because they can often be damaging or compromise the skin barrier. Many of the Tik Tok generation have not yet encountered things such as fine lines or indeed a bad skin day. From a skincare perspective … Continue reading Skin Cycling, not a spin class for your skin
Gentle exfoliation Renewed radiance with Neo Strata
Exfoliation very often gets a bad name. Scrubbing and pulling your skin is not the most pleasant experience but what if you could do it chemically? Of course we know this is possible but what are the benefits? Why is now the best time to start? Improving the skin's tone, lucidity and surface. Stimulating healthy … Continue reading Gentle exfoliation Renewed radiance with Neo Strata
Celebrating 1 year of Sketch in the City!
Cork’s Grande Dame, the Imperial Hotel, is celebrating this October as they mark one year since the launch of their vibrant cocktail hot spot Sketch, which was recently voted as one of the top cocktail bars in the city. The venue faces onto the newly pedestrianised Pembroke Street, off the South Mall The award-winning luxury … Continue reading Celebrating 1 year of Sketch in the City!
Rediscover your glow at Filo
Filo Aesthetics is a nurse-led clinic in Ballincollig, on the mainstreet, but on the first floor so it is discreet. The first thing to know is that Filo is a head to toe treatment clinic where you can have a medical grade facial, body toning, facial toning and laser hair removal. They also do PRP … Continue reading Rediscover your glow at Filo
Kinsale Hotel and Spa is the ultimate relaxation spot
I am going to set a sumptuous scene for you here. A summer stay in a hotel set in 90 acres of mature wooded parkland and offering panoramic views over Oysterhaven Bay that is just 30 minutes from Cork City and 5 minutes away from a thriving seaside town. The staff are friendly and the … Continue reading Kinsale Hotel and Spa is the ultimate relaxation spot
Emsella – A magic chair?
I wanted to start this article off honestly and say that bladder incontinence isn’t glamorous, it isn’t something to be made light of but it is something that affects women worldwide. It isn’t shameful but i don’t think people talk enough about it. There are many factors that contribute to bladder urgency or incontinence. When … Continue reading Emsella – A magic chair?
Staycation Style with Glamdoll
If you've already tried Googling "best compact lighted makeup mirror," you've probably quickly discovered that the internet has approximately a million options to choose from—either extremely cheap and nasty,or also oddly expensive and bulky ? I've been there, and the whole process can be incredibly irritating because looks can be deceiving . If something is … Continue reading Staycation Style with Glamdoll
Escentric Molecule + a trio of desireable olfactory pleasure
In 2006, Escentric Molecules launched Molecule 01, a single aroma-molecule in a bottle. The molecule was Iso E Super, an abstract synthetic created in a lab at IFF. Iso E Super is one of those skin-sexy scents that makes you want to nestle into it. It is comforting, cocooning. It has a marked intermittence. To the wearer, it seems to vanish and then re-appear.
Glow up with an at home facial – Dermalogica
A super matte face used to be the look everyone was going for. Now, everyone wants to look moist. Close-up photos of people showing off their radiant visages under extremely good lighting have taken the place of ultra matte contoured skin and it's probably because they use a good ol' vitamin C serum in their daily … Continue reading Glow up with an at home facial – Dermalogica
Beauty , Travel -The Glam Life
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Tweakments – Profhilo at Therapie
We know that hydration is essential for healthy and supple skin. Skincare applied topically and drinking lots of water helps retain that glowy skin look. What if there was an injectable product though that could help with tone and texture too? Hello Profhilo. With the Style Awards approaching I wanted to give my skin that … Continue reading Tweakments – Profhilo at Therapie
Invest in your serums
Serums are an investment, both in time and money, however the payoff is worth it. Sometimes it feels like there is a new one on the market every week and I agree that it can be confusing because every one that is launched claims to be the next best thing. As a beauty writer I … Continue reading Invest in your serums
Holiday Hair Essentials
Are you headed away on a two week summer holiday or perhaps planning a staycation sojourn? Why not pack the “hair essentials “ in the form of minis so you can squeeze some extra shoes in your case, without compromising on quality. Forget about the hotel minis and treat yourself to some carry on luxury. … Continue reading Holiday Hair Essentials