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Listen up ladies, we've done the digging on the latest and greatest beauty products on the scene right now, so you don't have to spend hours stalking MUA's on Instagram searching for the answer to all your cosmetic questions.

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Have a read, we've got you sorted.

1. Seoulista Beauty Head-to-Glow Glow Box Collection

Four party perfect skin products that will have you glowing from head to toe!

All four packs include three amazing products: high-tech Instant Facial (Super Hydration, Brightening, Correct & Calm or Charcoal Detox) as well as a Rosy Toes Instant Pedicure and a Rosy Hands Instant Manicure.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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2. Wet n Wild Icon Eyeshadow Palette (€8.95)

Looking for the perfect warm-toned eyeshadow palette for winter? The Color Icon Eyeshadow Palette in Rosé in the Air comes with a mix of coveted colours from shimmery daytime hues to sultry shades for your nights out with the gals. 

3. Moxi Loves Bare Faced

We completely understand the ‘mare of trying to remove make-up, especially with wipes that are infused with harsh chemicals that end up harming your skin.

Bare Faced are gentle cleanser-infused make up removal pads that become activated when mixed with just a few drops of water, created by Pamela Laird, beauty expert and founder of Moxi Loves (€3.95)

4.  Sharlene Collins Luxury Make-up Brush Collection

Demi Rose has joined forces with Irish make-up artist Sharleen Collins as the face of her new 15-piece luxury brush collection, which brings high quality and an affordable price tag.

€79, Available online.

5. CeraVE Winter skincare

Featuring their ultra-hydrating Moisturising cream, moisturising lotions, foaming facial cleanser, eye repair cream and reparative hand cream.

Their collection will literally save your skin during the harsh cold months, you’re welcome. 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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6. Urban Decay Naked Cherry palette

Okay this one has us absolutely SHOOKETH.

Featuring absolutely gorgeous shades of pink, beige tones, vibrant reds and glittery maroon vibes, we cannot get enough of this. Just don’t let anyone borrow yours because you will legit never see it again… #thief #MINE 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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7.  Kiss NY Pro Ireland rose hip infused sheet masks

Delivers soft skin all-year round? Sounds like the answer to our prayers.

They mould perfectly to the skin with a thin gel form that allows for complete absorption of the mask’s maximum benefits that help to maintain vitalising and elasticity.

These highly sought-after masks are available from pharmacies and Dunnes Stores nationwide (€6.95) The Hydrogel range is also available in Penneys (€6.50)

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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8. Kat Von D Everlasting Liquid Lipstick 'Bachelorette'

THE life-proof lipstick that will literally keep your lips moisturised and refuses to smudge or wipe off. Long lasting, creamy formula with a matte finish.

It comes in over 50 stunning shades too, and you can eat, drink, make up, break up and mouth-off knowing your lips will be undeniably flawless through it all. 

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9. Morphe Boss Mood Eyeshadow Palette, €26

Just LOOK at all of those unreal colours, you’d never be stuck for a #lewk.

Pure glitter gorgeousness, and at a great price too. Thank us later xoxo

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Ten: So Sue Me

Dripping Gold Luxury Tanning Mousse: the tan everyone’s talking about at the moment, and for good reason.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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This luxurious tan will have you looking bronzed and holiday-ready all day every day.

Prices come in at an affordable €21.95, and comes in four glamorous tones, as well as offering top of the range tanning mitts.

And so concludes 10 Commandments of Beauty in SHEmazing HQ's Bible, enjoy 'em gals.

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The world has gone nuts for the royal family this past week. We are, however, choosing to focus on how Meghan Markle gets her skin to glow in that incandescent way – and her favoured skin care products just might have something to do with it.

The Duchess of Sussex has been known to use Eminence Organic Skincare products since she first appeared in Suits, favouring the brand's firming, alternative-to-retinol, anti-ageing solutions. Lucky for her (and those of us in a similar boat whose skin needs a pick-me-up), all of these products are safe for use during pregnancy. 

If your skin is particularly used to retinol (which is contraindicated in pregnancy as it can be harmful to unborn babies) you can use their Bamboo Fluid (approx.€63) to maintain your anti-ageing regime throughout the nine months which contains a natural retinol alternative made from chicory root oligosaccharides and tara tree which smoothes the appearance of wrinkles. 

Next up, their Coconut Age Corrective Moisturiser is said to be another favoured product (€64.00). It hydrates your skin with Natural Retinol Alternative (contains chicory root oligosaccharides and tara tree) smooths the appearance of wrinkles. Skin instantly looks and feels firmer and tighter.

Meghan is also believed to use the citrus exfoliating wash. The formula contains fresh lime juice, which removes impurities; while grapefruit seed and silica leave skin appearing luminously clear. Though a little goes a long way; a coin-sized amount is all you need for a perfect cleanse.

Also important to note is that their products are also cruelty-free, something which is very important to the royal mum-to-be. Eminence is internationally recognised as a member of the Leaping Bunny Program; which means they have never, ever, tested on animals, and they also plant one tree for every product it sells in an effort to preserve the natural environment we live in. So, your skin will look and feel as good as a royal (that is the hope!) and you're going green in terms of your skincare. 

All products are available HERE

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With whispers around the internet of cult beauty brand The Ordinary possibly closing down, we’ve decided to round up a list of The Ordinary’s best products to nab before it leaves us forever.

Renowned for its accessibility and affordability, the relatively new brand has recently found itself in the media for all the wrong reasons, after the founder Brandon Truaxe had a MAJOR Instagram rant.

Alleged major criminal activity has resulted in reported shutdown for the company, with Truaxe claiming that The Ordinary will close effective immediately.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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SOB. While waiting lists are a mile long, you can still battle until the end and make sure you have all of these gems…

The Ordinary Serum Foundation with SPF 15 by The Ordinary Colours 30ml (Various Shades)

Their famous lightweight foundation sold out within seconds of being launched, and the waiting list is still years long. The Ordinary’s Serum Foundation is considered one of the best lightweight face bases on the market, it’s definitely the one to watch before the stores say goodbye to us.

Hyaluronic Acid 2% + B5: Your go-to for dry skin

Their products mainly focus on only one or two ingredients, so you know they haven’t put any unwanted chemicals in there, and each element is sustainably sourced.

The Ordinary "Buffet" + Copper Peptides: for stressed out skin

This one is your absolute winner if you are plagued with blemishes, and is totally cruelty free just like all of their other products.

The Ordinary Granactive Retinoid 2% Emulsion: Pigmentation or ageing concerns

This one gained recognition for being a staple of Kim Kardashian’s personal skin-care routine, needless to say it flew out of the stores after this came to light

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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The Ordinary Azelaic Acid Suspension 10%: The ideal brightening formula

Uses anti-inflammatory properties to improve an uneven skin tone. Genius.

The Ordinary High Adherence Silicone Primer

Use it as a supreme primer for your make-up, free from oil or alcohol so your skin won’t be too shiny. Instead, it mattifies and moisturises.

The Ordinary 100% Plant-Derived Squalane: Perfect for damaged skin

Squalane is a botanical lipid which is responsible for keeping the skin hydrated through the prevention of water loss.

Salicylic Acid 2% Solution: seamless for acne

This one has so many benefits, both for pore-refinement and exfoliation. It’s use of Alpha Hydroxy Acids dig deep into the skin for a smooth clean.

Niacinamide 10% + Zinc 1%: wave pimples goodbye in the mirror

Helps increase collagen production and diminish hyperpigmentation. Utter life-saver.

100% Organic Cold-Pressed Rose Hip Seed Oil

Tackles maximum dehydration, as well as shielding sensitive skin against damaging aggressors.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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The Ordinary works to educate their customers on the presence of every ingredient involved in skincare by naming them after the core component, so the company completely evaporates any sense of transparency.

There are no tricks, false advertising or flowery language usages involved, just honest products, and cheap prices.

Founder Brandon Truaxe explains on the company’s website that “The Ordinary exists to communicate with integrity and bring to market effective, more familiar technologies at honourable prices."

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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What a shame this could all be taken away from us, in an industry where transparency and authenticity are difficult to find at the best of times.

Never fear ladies, you’ll get your hands on high quality and affordable skincare products if it’s the last thing we do.

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I must admit there have been nights when I’ve curled up in my bed with the remainder of the day's makeup still on my face. I’d go to bed feeling slightly guilty and fully aware that I’d be greeted by some delightful spots when I looked in the mirror the next morning.

As someone who suffers from acne, I’m usually really strict with my skincare regime, but I’m sure everyone’s had those nights when all you want to do is jump into bed and abandon your skincare routine.

One night won’t do any harm we mutter to ourselves, but we’re so wrong.

The best thing we can do after wearing makeup all day is to let your skin breathe.

Cleansing the skin is one step we should never avoid, especially if you’re wearing a lot of makeup on a daily basis.

Makeup artists Lauren Murphy and Elizabeth Rita shared their top skincare tips at the launch of Nivea’s MicellAIR Skin Breathe Professional range.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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Both Lauren and Elizabeth said double cleansing is the best thing you can do to keep your skin feeling clean and looking healthy.

They explained how cleansing once removes the makeup, oil and dirt on your skin, which is essential but many of us are guilty of neglecting the double cleanse.

Lauren stressed the importance of double cleansing because the second time you cleanse actually cleans your skin leaving it feeling smooth and supple.

She also reminded us of the areas we tend to forget about when cleansing. Lauren said cleansing the hairline, jaw, neck and ear area is just as important as any other part.

We found a product that will encourage you to double cleanse every night, even when you come crawling home after drinking one too many G&T's.

The MicellAIR Professional Micellar Water is bound to become your new holy grail product this winter. It has a unique and innovative light-weight formula that effectively removes long-wear face and eye makeup while deeply cleansing the skin, in one easy step.

Pick up a bottle of the MicellAIR Professional Micellar Water for a mere €6.99. You can thank us later.

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Since the weather cannot make its mind up, our skin is attempting to battle hot and cold – all in one week.

Add in hormones, pollution and skin conditions – and we've got some complex combination skin.

As we go to war with blackheads, dryness, oiliness and sensitive skin – Declaré have come to the rescue.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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They have launched four new superfood face masks, which are tailored to individual skin requirements.

Using all natural, active power ingredients, you can really target each area of your face as each mask does a particular job. – which is the best news we've ever heard.

Additionally, all four are dermatologically tested and based on Declaré’s key technology for sensitive skin, so you know you're in safe, experienced hands.

Starting off with an exfoliant, this Goji Jojba peeling mask can be used all over the face.

The famous goji berry isn't just delicious to consume, but it also boasts a unique anti-ageing effect.

Antioxidants and secondary plant substances combine to protect the skin, while the amino acid content of the “super berries” prevents stressed skin and provides intensive moisture and care.

The heavenly plant-based mask removes dead skins cells and excess sebum to give you healthy and balance skin. 

Now, you'd have to be living under a rock if you haven't heard of the benefits of matcha and aloe vera. This mask combines the two and we get to reap the benefits.

For those who don't know, matcha extract is known for its phenomenal anti-ageing effect, combats free radicals with the aid of vitamins C and E, and prevents cell damage.

The active ingredients from the juice of aloe vera lastingly moisturise and soothe stressed skin.

So no matter what life throws at you, this mask won't let your busy schedule show on your face.

Perhaps you've indulged yourself in one too many takeaways, or some cheeky nights out – and you're in desperate need of a really good detox.

Then this next mask, the Bamboo coal detox is a must.

The bamboo plant has been a staple in many Asian cosmetics, as it will sort out oily skin, excess sebum and clogged pores in just 10 minutes.

But of course, it's totally gentle to the skin. 

If you're anything like me – dry skin is a bane of your existence. That's why we are delighted that Declaré has created the Algae marine gel mask. 

This mask is a moisture booster and regenerates the skin.

This one is particularly special as it contains the highly sought after skin God, hyaluronic acid. 

It is also paired with red algae, which is essential to lock in moisture and you'll notice that intensive moisture lasting 72 hours.

Despite the unpredictability of mother nature, you can always be skin ready this autumn.

Declaré's four products are limited edition, so you must act fast before they fly off the shelves. 

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To celebrate the launch of the Skin Nerd’s new book ‘The Skin Nerd- Your straight talking guide to feeding, protecting and respecting your skin‘, we have a fabulous Nerdie prize to give away.

The lucky winner will receive a copy of The Skin Nerd Book, the much sought after Cleanse Off Mitt and also a membership to the Nerd Network.

The membership includes a thorough, 360 degree approach, virtual skin consultation along with access to the Skin Nerd Store and their online community.

To be in with a chance to win, enter your details below.

This competition is now closed. Congratulations to Aisling McGann who has won the fabulous Nerdie Bundle, we have emailed you about your prize. 

Thank you to everyone who entered. 

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We don’t need to be told to look after to our faces. This is where the vast majority of people at least cleanse. The rest of the body, however, is often neglected when it shouldn’t be. There are plenty of skin concerns that are more likely to appear on the rest of the body than on the face, such as keratosis pilaris (more commonly known as chicken skin), dry, scaly skin and cellulite.

If you want to see results when it comes to concerns of the body, you need to be using results-driven body products!

 

Chicken Skin aka Keratosis Pilaris

Keratosis pilaris, KP, or chicken skin, is usually found on the back of the arms but it can actually be found anywhere on the body. It looks like very small reddish, pinkish or flesh-coloured dots and has a bumpy texture. It is incredibly common amongst Irish hoomans… In fact, it may be the reason we’re so fond of a cardigan.

KP is caused by an overproduction of keratin, a key skin protein, which means that there is a traffic jam within the pore, leading to the signature bumps. This isn’t a one-time issue – this is how your skin operates so it needs a helping hand to shift things out of the pore.

Taking vitamin A and omega supplements will help to ease your KP as well as cleansing the area with an exfoliating acid wash!

Dry, Scaly Body Skin

Dryness or a scaly appearance or texture to the skin is a sign that you’re lacking in essential fatty acids (omegas). Omegas boost your skin’s barrier function and hydrate from the inside out so if you’re prone to “elephant elbows”, make sure you’re getting them into you.

Cellulite

Cellulite happens to a majority, not a minority, of hoomans. It is incredibly common, especially in us women. You cannot completely banish cellulite per se but you can improve blood circulation and lymphatic drainage through body brushing. I body brush on the daily and I see an improvement when I’m doing it versus when I’m not doing it.

Eating healthy food rich in antioxidants, vitamins and minerals doesn’t help with cellulite directly. However, nutrient-rich food assists our body in the creation of collagen and aids skin cells in protecting themselves which can have a knock on effect when it comes to the formation of cellulite. Think about how you’re fuelling your body!

Jennifer’s debut book, “The Skin Nerd: Your Straight-Talking Guide To Feeding, Protecting & Respecting Your Skin”, is out now, available from Eason and Dubray Books! For more information on how to look after the skin on your body, join the Nerd Network!

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It's never too early to start protecting our skin from ageing.

Our skin undergoes a lot during the day, from taking on pollution to battling the elements – so, giving it a helping hand is essential to keeping the wrinkles at bay. 

We can't reverse ageing, but by God, we will do everything in our power to slow it down. 

That's why we are oh-so grateful to Vichy.

These beauts have gone and changed the anti-ageing skincare game, so we can hold off on the botox. 

Vichy has just launched their new LiftActiv collection.

The line is inspired by the power of nature and uses unique, cutting edge technology to stimulate the skin to naturally replenish.

Included in the stunning range is a market first, Vichy's Micro Hyalu Patches. – And we are betting they'll become your very best friend.

The patches sit under the eye, and use 160 micro-cones to penetrate the skin and release the much sought after skincare GOD: hyaluronic acid. 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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Say goodbye to tired, sunken under eyes; it tightens the area and give us the quick results we all desire, without the pain of a needle.

It's ideal if you've got a big event coming up, such as a wedding, and you need an SOS (Save Our Skin).

They also super handy for the busy gals, as you stick them on before you go asleep, they won't budge, wake up and voila – replenished beautiful skin.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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Skin expert, Dr Katherine Mulrooney, recommended using Vichy's Mineral 89 after removing the patches, as it's gentle and caring to the skin.

Then put on the LiftActiv Collagen Specialist Day cream – which will help to stimulate the cells responsible for collagen production. 

It's infused with agave and smells sensational, and the bio-peptides within the cream are the hard workers which boosts the natural proteins in the skin. 

And, if you suffer from pigment issues, this cream has Vitamin CG which helps to even out skin tone.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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Vichy has also created a divine Sunday night skincare mask. 

It gives your skin the protection from the signs of ageing, and is the perfect way to re-boost and prep your skin to take on Monday, and the rest of the week. 

If you're in the market to stop the signs of ageing but you're not ready to commit to a needle, then Vichy's LifeActiv is the perfect collection for you. 

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Magazines often fail to feature plus sized women on the cover. It's a simple fact. Walk into your local newsagents and you'll be met by an array of striking covers that mostly feature thin women.

Stars like Kendall Jenner, Margot Robbie and Selena Gomez often dazzle on the front of the glossies, and yes, they look beautiful, but they are all of similar size.

Women have yearned to be skinny since what feels like the beginning of time. We grew up thinking there was only one way we should look and that was thin.

 

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Of course, there is nothing wrong with being thin, but we need to celebrate other body types.

This month, Cosmopolitan featured Tess Holliday on the front cover. Tess Holliday is a size 24.

The magazine wanted to celebrate plus size women, but instead they were met with a wave of backlash with many people claiming they were promoting obesity.

Editor of Cosmopolitan Farrah Storr has hit back at the dismissive comments about what could be a historic cover for the publication.

During her appearance on Good Morning Britain, she explained her decision to put Tess on the cover: “This is one cover, which has a larger lady on the cover, in a sea, in a world, in a culture which has venerated – since I can remember – thinness.”

She does not believe featuring a size 24 woman on the cover will promote obesity.

“Are people going to look at that and go, ‘Do you know what? I’m going to go and mainline doughnuts, this is what I want for my life’. Of course not. It’s patronising to say,” she said.

“I’m celebrating her. I am not celebrating morbid obesity,” the author stressed.

 

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The cover isn’t about promoting a certain size. It’s all about showing women that there are tons of different bodies out there.

It is showing women that you can look beautiful and feel confident, regardless of your size.

It is reassuring women who may feel self-conscious or undesirable because of their weight.

The Cosmopolitan cover is opening the world’s eyes to all the different types of beauty there are that never made it to the glossy pages of women’s magazines until now.

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We know that Christmas is still a long way away (117 days, FYI) but you just have to see this unreal Christmas beauty calendar from No7.

Being huge fans of No7, we're seriously excited at what this calendar holds – €250 worth of the brand's cult hero products.

Yes, you read that right. 

The products include the ever-popular Protect & Perfect serum, which is priced at €50 alone.

If you're looking to get your hands on it, well, you might want to register via the online waiting list as that way, you have the chance to buy it one day ahead of everyone else. 

Over a whopping 4,000 people in Ireland registered last year for the calendar waiting list alone. 

Yep, it's just that gorgeous.

So, what else comes with this stunning calendar I hear you ask?

It has thirteen full-sized beauty products, nine miniature products as well as a limited edition champagne mini foundation brush, tweezers and a Match Made Lipstick voucher.

Perfect for stocking fillers or perhaps, a well-deserved treat to yourself? (We won't tell a soul!). 

To be in with a chance to nab this exclusive limited-edition purchase, sign up today at https://www.boots.ie/no7/no7-beauty-calendar-waiting-list because, trust us, this will sell out fast!

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Summer might be over, but September has a special treat in store for all you fashion and beauty lovers. 

The iconic Dublin store that is Brown Thomas has announced that they are going to be hosting Style Summit, which is a series of internationally renowned industry experts, fashion and beauty masterclasses, discussion panels and global influencers. 

This unmissable event will be taking place in a new purpose built panoramic venue on the roof of the iconic Grafton Street store.

How glam does that sound?!

Running from September 19th to October 13th, Style Summit will welcome visitors like Vogue Magazine’s Deputy Editor Sarah Harris, Estée Lauder’s Global Beauty Director Violette, leading make-up artists Charlotte Tilbury and Mary Greenwell with more names to follow. 

Events you simply have to attend include make-up genius Charlotte Tilbury who, on September 20th, will be in store for the exclusive launch of her new Magic Away concealer.

Tilbury fans will get the chance to learn from the make-up maestro in an exclusive masterclass hosted by the guru herself.

Also try and get to see British Vogue’s Deputy Editor, Sarah Harris, who will be sharing her encyclopaedic knowledge of fashion gathered from her years at one of the greatest fashion’s institutions – that's on October 10th. 

Any brides-to-be out there?

You guys will not want to miss hearing from top wedding planners Tara Fay and Bruce Russell on October 2nd.

Bruce plans world-class weddings and parties whilst Tara has produced some of the most high profile events and weddings in Ireland and throughout Europe.

The pair will share their expertise to help turn your wedding into your ultimate dream day. 

Men won't be left out of Style Summit either, as an AW18 menswear showcase will take place, with a panel discussion of industry experts discussing the latest emerging trends. 

Just imagine – a beautiful rooftop setting, a glass of Perrier-Jouët champagne, and expert fashion and beauty advice – sounds like a dream to us. 

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The final festival of the Irish summer is fast approaching, and the thought of packing for it is already exhausting.

We’ve decided to make things a little easier for you by rounding up our festival beauty essentials list, so you don’t even have to think about what to add to the contents of your beauty bag.

NOTE Ultra Black Dipliner €5.95,  PS… Brow Gel Mascara, €1.50

Starting with the eyes, most of us like to slather on the eye makeup for a festival, to make a statement without a huge amount of effort.

If you want to look ‘done’ without a full face, then a lashing of mascara teamed with these two products is the way to go.

First up, a simple brow gel from Penneys much-loved PS… range (which is now certified cruelty-free, btw). This gel is tinted, adding definition to sparse brows while tidying fuller ones.

To make tired. three-day-weekend eyes stand out, a slick and flick of winged liner will do the trick, and NOTE Cosmetics does a douzy of one, in an ultra-black opaque formulation.

e.l.f. Aqua Beauty Molten Liquid Eyeshadow €7.25, KISS Blow Out Lash €6.00

For an elevated eye look, we’re all about the one step eyeshadow. At a festival, there’s no time to be faffing about with cut creases and blending.

e.l.f has launched a range of metallic liquid eyeshadows, for a shimmery eye look in one brush stroke. It’s also enriched with Purified Water and Vitamin E to help hydrate the skin – essential at a festival for tired eyes.

If you’re not a lash extensions gal, a pair of fluffy eyelashes can take your festival makeup look from afternoon bop to rave in the woods real quick.

We’re hankering after the new Blow Out Lash line from KISS, who are bringing you the wispy lash look on a budget.

PrettyLittleThing In your dreams tahitian gold face gems €9.80

For some added sparkle and as a finishing touch, we’re all about the face gems.

While the more the merrier seems to be the look du jour, there’s nothing wrong with a more subtle sparkle – like these Tahitian games from PrettyLittleThing.

With just 3 gem clusters making up the set, it’s a classic but low maintenance festival look.

Uriage Thermal Water Spray 50ml €5.00, Garnier Skin Naturals Quilted Cleansing Wipes €2.49, PAYOT Déodorant Fraîcheur Energisant €13.95

While makeup is a pleasant addition to a festival look, we also need a few other beauty essentials in our arsenal.

If we’re lucky enough to get hot weather, a refreshing cool-down thermal spray is a must have to avoid dried-out skin and general over heating. Uriage Thermal Water Spray has the highest concentration of minerals and trace elements of any spray out there, so we’re packing a mini version in our side pocket.

Makeup removal can be a tall order when you’re falling into a tent at 5am, so frankly while we know makeup wipes are a skin sin, you can’t really pack a festival makeup bag without them. We’re opting for these Garnier Cleansing Wipes that even take off waterproof makeup.

Lastly, we want to take a really good deodorant with us (just in case the queue for the showers is outrageous). PAYOT Déodorant Fraîcheur Energisant has the most divine scent of bamboo and green tea, keeping us fresh to death all weekend long.

Redken’s Color Extend Blondage Shampoo €11.95, Garnier Fresh-Mix Face Sheet Shot Mask With Vitamin C €5.95 from pharmacies

Now, once you manage to drag yourself home on the Monday, you may want to take on some pampering tasks to make you look human again for work on Tuesday (S.O.S).

First up is a shower, obviously, but while you’re in there blondies, you may want to take account of the damage your processed locks could have acquired from three days of sun. Redken’s Color Extend Blondage Shampoo banishes brassiness and will have your blonde looking so fresh it will seem like you stepped out of a Stradbally salon rather than a field.

Once the kettle is boiling and you have the hair up in a towel, it’s time to address the skin issue. Understandably, once all the glitter has been washed away, your skin may resemble a mountain precipice – slightly grey and a little bumpy after three days and nights of drinking.

A serum infused sheet mask will sort you right out, and we’re lusting after the good work of Garnier, who have served up a Vitamin C Shot Tissue Mask.

Vitamin C is a skin saviour, with anti ageing and brightening benefits. If your skin cant wait, you could even pop it on on the bus home from the festival.

Festival beauty bag, sorted.

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