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CULT BEAUTY: The History Behind the Products

Creme de la Mer

Frances Winston reveals the history behind some of the world's best-selling beauty products They say necessity is the mother of all invention and that is certainly true when it comes to some of the world’s best known beauty products. Equally, on occasion, a fortunate accident led to the creation of a much loved and trusted cosmetic. In fact pretty much every lotion or potion that we use on a … [Read more...]

TRIED & TESTED: CRÈME DE LA MER MOISTURIZING SOFT CREAM

My Crème de la Mer - La Mer The Moisturizing Soft Cream

I love an indulgently rich moisturising cream, especially during the colder months when skin requires extra tender loving care. I’ve been a fan of Crème de la Mer for several years and I try to treat myself to a jar at least once a year, but I have to limit use to night time as the rich formula can sometimes be too much for my oily/combination skin. That is until Crème de la Mer’s new skin … [Read more...]

ELAINE BUTLER-DOOLIN’S VALENTINE’S BEAUTY WISH LIST

Valentine's Gift Guide

We have come to know St. Valentine’s Day as a day of love and sentiment when lovers exchange gifts and cards to express their affections. Some say it’s a day created by the greeting card industry but personally I love to receive a gift (or two!) sent with love. Here is my wish list for Valentine’s day. You don’t have to spend a fortune to give something special! As the song goes … [Read more...]

THE GIFT OF BEAUTY

Lush Snow Fairy

Our selection of the best beauty gift sets this festive season Elemis Rejuvenating Stars, €89 The Elemis advanced skincare system offers timeless formulations for beautiful skin every day.This advanced skincare gift set contains award-winners and favourites and is designed to reveal a radiant and renewed complexion presented in a luxury charcoal grey vanity carry case for travelling in … [Read more...]

ELAINE BUTLER-DOOLIN’S BEAUTY WISH LIST

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Award-winning therapist and Celebrity Salon mentor Elaine Butler-Doolin’s must-have beauty treats this festive season Over the course of the past year I have discovered some real gems that have launched into the beauty market. I've also gone back in search of my old reliables, some of which have been updated and expanded to include new shades, and then of course there's the staple products from … [Read more...]

KIM KARDASHIAN’S STUNNING BRIDAL MAKE-UP

Kim Kardashian

I love the Kardashians and while she isn't one of my favourites (that would be Khloe!), I was one of the many millions who were looking forward to seeing Kim K walk down the aisle when she married her basketball star beau Kris Humphries recently. Looking every bit the Hollywood princess in her Vera Wang gown - not sure about the head-piece though - the reality TV star, dripping in $10 million … [Read more...]