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Makeup and Beauty - Lynda Strain


International makeup artist and educator Lynda Strain has a new salon in Kerrykeel, Co. Donegal. With her own expansive product line and over 20 years experience in makeup artistry, Lynda loves nothing more than to help people look and feel their best. Send her a message on the social media links below for bookings or for any advice which she will answer in this column. www.lyndastrainmakeup.com

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Lynda Loves Makeup: Life after lockdown 3 months ago

Lynda Loves Makeup: Life after lockdown

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It is so good to be getting back to some normality.  I am re-opening my salon in Kerrykeel on Wednesday 1st July and as happy as I am in returning …
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Lynda Loves Makeup: Launching Love Lynda Gift Sets! 4 months ago

Lynda Loves Makeup: Launching Love Lynda Gift Sets!

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I am so excited to announce the launch of my new gift sets on Donegal Woman.  We have 16 fabulous sets to choose from variety is the spice of life …
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Lynda Loves Makeup: Talented teen tutorial 4 months ago

Lynda Loves Makeup: Talented teen tutorial

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Make-up magnifies the beauty that already exists

Introducing my beautiful God-Daughter Erin. 

 Erin is only 15 and believe me when I say she is a pro at makeup.  From …
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Lynda Loves Makeup: ‘Makeup’ your mind and go for it 4 months ago

Lynda Loves Makeup: ‘Makeup’ your mind and go for it

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I am delighted to be featuring another close friend of mine from the world of makeup. Caolann is not only amazingly talented he is quirky; fun loving and will let …
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Lynda Loves Makeup: 4 minutes, four products 5 months ago

Lynda Loves Makeup: 4 minutes, four products

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4 Minute Makeup Look using 4 Products by April McManus

This is a look that we will all love, a quick and easy makeup look with a beautiful flawless …
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Lynda Loves Makeup: Soft smoky eyes and dewy skin 5 months ago

Lynda Loves Makeup: Soft smoky eyes and dewy skin

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Over the next few weeks, I will be featuring other amazingly talented Makeup Artists and Beauty Therapists who will share some wonderful advice for the readers of Donegal Woman. 

I …
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Lynda Loves Makeup: Girl Power! 5 months ago

Lynda Loves Makeup: Girl Power!

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There are so many wonderful Beauty Therapists & Makeup Artists with different skills and knowledge throughout the country and I am so excited to be teaming up with some of …
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Lynda Loves Makeup: Be bright and bold this Easter 6 months ago

Lynda Loves Makeup: Be bright and bold this Easter

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I hope that everyone is keeping well and adhering to the stay at home rule. 

We are experiencing difficult times, some more than others. I want to thank personally …
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Lynda Loves Makeup: How to give your skin spa therapy at home 6 months ago

Lynda Loves Makeup: How to give your skin spa therapy at home

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Silky Skin

Treat yourself to a homestyle facial. This will help improve skin quality, leaving your skin looking brighter and full of vitality. Not to mention how wonderful you will …
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Lynda Loves Makeup: My new photoshoot! 6 months ago

Lynda Loves Makeup: My new photoshoot!

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I would like to share some of the looks we created on our most recent photo-shoot. 

I am hoping that I can add a little glamour to your day …
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Lynda Loves Makeup: Celebrating friends on World Down Syndrome Day 6 months ago

Lynda Loves Makeup: Celebrating friends on World Down Syndrome Day

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To the people who inspire us and give so much to our lives.

I want to let you all know about one very special young lady in my life …
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Lynda Loves Makeup: The barefaced truth about bacteria and makeup 6 months ago

Lynda Loves Makeup: The barefaced truth about bacteria and makeup

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We have all been well informed to wash our hands, social distancing, avoid contact with your face etc which is easy to remember and will certainly help us protect ourselves …
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Lynda Loves Makeup: An equal world is an enabled world 7 months ago

Lynda Loves Makeup: An equal world is an enabled world

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Happy International Women’s Day 

Love Lynda x

Celebrate the power of every woman!

There are two women who helped shape and mould me to be who I am and for …
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Lynda Loves Makeup: How to shine like country star Susan McCann 7 months ago

Lynda Loves Makeup: How to shine like country star Susan McCann

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I have covered a lot of different topics in my Makeup Blogs over the last few months. So today I want to make it a little different and dedicate it …
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Lynda Loves Makeup: What’s hot and what’s not this spring? 7 months ago

Lynda Loves Makeup: What’s hot and what’s not this spring?

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Every year, every decade makeup looks evolve.  We take inspiration from the leading fashion houses, top makeup brands and makeup artists and recreate these looks. So now a certain colour, …
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Lynda Loves Makeup: Give your lashes some love 7 months ago

Lynda Loves Makeup: Give your lashes some love

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Natural lashes

Some lucky people are blessed with thick long eyelashes and some of us are not. So we look for alternatives to make our lashes darker, fuller and more …
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Lynda Loves Makeup: Happy Galentines, Happy Valentines! 8 months ago

Lynda Loves Makeup: Happy Galentines, Happy Valentines!

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We have two days coming up dedicated to express our love for the people closest to us. We might celebrate with our female friends for Galentines or with our significant …
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Lynda Loves Makeup: Get the looks from the Golden Globes 8 months ago

Lynda Loves Makeup: Get the looks from the Golden Globes

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Creativity is intelligence having fun and therefore I love being a Makeup Artist.  I can be as creative as I want but I also need inspiration from time to time, …
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Lynda Loves Makeup: SOS – help is on the way! 8 months ago

Lynda Loves Makeup: SOS – help is on the way!

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I want to share my passion and knowledge of all things makeup to each of you by offering my Teen Queen, Tips & Tricks and Look Good Feel Good workshops …
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Lynda Loves Makeup: What to wear in the winter sun 8 months ago

Lynda Loves Makeup: What to wear in the winter sun

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The old myth that make up is bad for your skin is just that A MYTH! As I have stated before if you wear makeup, have a good skin care …
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Lynda Loves Makeup: The best accessory a girl can own? Lipstick 9 months ago

Lynda Loves Makeup: The best accessory a girl can own? Lipstick

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There is nothing quite like a new lipstick to make you look good and feel fabulous.

Lipstick can transform your look, take you from day to night, glamorous to bold, …
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Lynda Loves Makeup: Beautiful makeup starts with beautiful skin 9 months ago

Lynda Loves Makeup: Beautiful makeup starts with beautiful skin

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When skin is cared for it allows your makeup routine to become a whole lot easier as your skin will be silky smooth and foundation will glide on and skin …
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Lynda Loves Makeup: New Year, New Look 9 months ago

Lynda Loves Makeup: New Year, New Look

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Would you like to achieve that totally timeless and distinctive Hollywood Glamour makeup look this New Year?

Well then you should follow my previous column’s “Simply Smokey” and “Long-lasting Lippy” …
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Lynda Loves Makeup: Party Proof Makeup this Christmas 9 months ago

Lynda Loves Makeup: Party Proof Makeup this Christmas

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Late nights, less sleep, food and alcohol can all play a major part in how we feel, how our skin looks and most importantly how we retain longevity out of …
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Lynda Loves Makeup: Simply Smokey 9 months ago

Lynda Loves Makeup: Simply Smokey

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Giveaway – Lynda is launching two new limited-edition eye palettes this week, and you can enter to win one on her Facebook page here!

Lynda Strain

1. Prime – To …
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Lynda Loves Makeup: The secret to longlasting lippy 10 months ago

Lynda Loves Makeup: The secret to longlasting lippy

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International makeup artist and educator Lynda Strain’s products are all about classic Hollywood glamour, so what better way to start her column series on DW than with a guide to …
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A shiny new start for Lynda Strain 10 months ago

A shiny new start for Lynda Strain

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Top makeup artist Lynda Strain has made the move to Donegal.And she’s teaming up with DonegalWoman.ie to share her expert tips and tricks!

Lynda Strain’s love for all things makeup …
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