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Review: Summer occasion style at Patrick Gildea Hairdressing 2 months ago

Review: Summer occasion style at Patrick Gildea Hairdressing

Tis the season for summer weddings, events and the races. You’ve got the invite, you’ve got the dress, but we know that getting the hair and makeup right can be …
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Patrick Gildea Hairdressing is officially Ireland’s Best Hair Salon! 3 months ago

Patrick Gildea Hairdressing is officially Ireland’s Best Hair Salon!

This amazing achievement comes after great success in many other awards this year including RSVP’s Best Salon in Ulster and The Irish Hairdressing Federation’s Best Hairdresser in Ulster.

The …
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Patrick Gildea Hairdressing win Best Salon in Ulster 3 months ago

Patrick Gildea Hairdressing win Best Salon in Ulster

Patrick Gildea Hairdressing, Centre of Excellence in Letterkenny have picked up yet another prestigious award – Best Salon In Ulster by RSVP Magazine.

This is the fifth time that the …
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Rachel Ferguson crowned Ulster Hairdresser Of The Year 3 months ago

Rachel Ferguson crowned Ulster Hairdresser Of The Year

The creative Donegal hairdresser took home the trophy from The Irish Hairdressers Federation Championships in Dublin on Sunday.

The crème de la crème of hair styling gathered to compete for the …
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Events: Shannon Dolan and team toast to 10 years of hair and beauty 3 months ago

Events: Shannon Dolan and team toast to 10 years of hair and beauty

A large crowd of family, friends and clients gathered at the award-winning Lifford salon from evening til late to toast to the success of Shannon Dolan and her team.

It …
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Review: Patrick Gildea do massages now – and they’re bliss 3 months ago

Review: Patrick Gildea do massages now – and they’re bliss

‘I really regret getting that massage’ – said no one ever!

Who doesn’t love that floaty, happy feeling you get when leaving a treatment?

We all love a …
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Shannon Dolan celebrating 10 years with big birthday bash! 3 months ago

Shannon Dolan celebrating 10 years with big birthday bash!

Shannon Dolan Hairdressing has come a long way in the past 10 years – growing from a small start-up with just two staff to a bustling hair and beauty …
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Self-belief and passion leads Sculpt founder Siobhan to success 3 months ago

Self-belief and passion leads Sculpt founder Siobhan to success

As the founder of Sculpt, Siobhan Boyle MUA runs her own Letterkenny store, online shop and the region’s only private VTCT academy.

And it was her enterprising spirit and determination …
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Brenda’s luxury lashes set an eye-catching trend 4 months ago

Brenda’s luxury lashes set an eye-catching trend

Brenda Doherty’s showstopping falsies are fast becoming favourites of Irish MUAs and makeup fans. With five styles and unrivalled quality, B|D Lashes are selling in their thousands.

They’re stocked in …
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Events: Beauty fans take ‘note’ at LMD Masterclass 4 months ago

Events: Beauty fans take ‘note’ at LMD Masterclass

Louise ‘LMD’ McDonnell gave an expert masterclass at a sold out event hosted by Magees Pharmacy on 10th April.

Over 200 beauty fans flocked to McGettigan’s Hotel to hear Louise’s …
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Review: Nailed it! at Patrick Gildea 5 months ago

Review: Nailed it! at Patrick Gildea

Few things compare to the feeling of fresh nails. It’s one of the best treatments a woman can get for herself – because they’re so easy to show off!

The …
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Review: Springing into the weekend with Patrick Gildea 6 months ago

Review: Springing into the weekend with Patrick Gildea

If you could only use one makeup product, what would it be?

Mascara would be top of my list, and if it’s a night out then lashes are a …
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How to curl your hair… and make it last! 6 months ago

How to curl your hair… and make it last!

By  •  Beauty

We all love beautiful, bouncy, flawless curls! But do you know what is even better? Beautiful, flawless curled hair that lasts all day!

Irish Hairdressing Federation Icon Patrick Gildea …
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Review: Pro facial and pampering in Allure @ Patrick Gildea 7 months ago

Review: Pro facial and pampering in Allure @ Patrick Gildea

There are so many reasons to treat yourself and your skin in January. It’s a new start, your skin is constantly battling the cold, central heating and exercise regimes, and …
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Christmas Party Hair: This year’s must-have styles 8 months ago

Christmas Party Hair: This year’s must-have styles

Dust off your dancing shoes and get ready to sparkle, with party season well underway, we have your hair dilemmas covered. 

Florrie, New Generation Stylist from Patrick Gildea Hairdressing in …
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Review: Vintage makeover at Patrick Gildea Hairdressing and Allure 8 months ago

Review: Vintage makeover at Patrick Gildea Hairdressing and Allure

Party season is well and truly in full swing at Patrick Gildea Hairdressing in Letterkenny!

Our Donegal Daily Christmas night was last weekend, so it was the perfect excuse to …
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Review: Party prep tanning in Allure at Patrick Gildea Hairdressing 8 months ago

Review: Party prep tanning in Allure at Patrick Gildea Hairdressing

Tucked in the back of Patrick Gildea’s Hairdressing salon lies a real hidden gem – the boutique beauty room Allure.

Allure is perfect for Christmas party prep when you want your …
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Review: Experiencing colour excellence at Patrick Gildea Hairdressing 9 months ago

Review: Experiencing colour excellence at Patrick Gildea Hairdressing

Patrick Gildea Hairdressers in Letterkenny is known as a house of excellence. It’s a premier experience for any guest, so I was more than delighted to visit this week for …
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Dermaplaning: Celebrities’ best kept beauty secret 10 months ago

Dermaplaning: Celebrities’ best kept beauty secret

By  •  Beauty

Dermaplaning is the top ‘Buzz Word’ in the skincare industry at the moment and is one of the most popular facial treatments here at Beauty at the Lodge.

It’s …
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This Donegal woman’s body art skills will blow your mind 10 months ago

This Donegal woman’s body art skills will blow your mind

A talented makeup artist from Crolly is making waves on Instagram with her amazing body art.

Cassie Gillespie puts her own twist on special effects makeup and uses her body …
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Events: Celebrating six years at Sculpt’s Big Birthday Bash 12 months ago

Events: Celebrating six years at Sculpt’s Big Birthday Bash

Pink bubbly, sweet treats and discounts galore were shared with guests for the Sculpt Birthday Bash tonight to mark a special birthday for the store. There was a great party …
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The Story of Sculpt: Six years at the top of the Irish beauty scene 12 months ago

The Story of Sculpt: Six years at the top of the Irish beauty scene

Sculpt Cosmetics in Letterkenny are preparing to mark a special occasion with a beauty party in Letterkenny this Thursday 6th September – and everyone is invited.

The team is celebrating …
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One of the world’s favourite makeup products has just been discontinued 12 months ago

One of the world’s favourite makeup products has just been discontinued

Makeup fans around the world are in mourning today after Urban Decay announced the end of the original Naked Palette.

The iconic nude eyeshadow palette was a staple for every woman’s …
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Competition: Win a Carnival Palette from BPerfect! 1 year ago

Competition: Win a Carnival Palette from BPerfect!

By  •  Beauty

The Stacey Marie Carnival Palette has been one of the hottest makeup releases of the summer as it quickly shot to insta-fame. The palette is real explosion of colours, with 26 …
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Brilliant Brenda wins big at the Irish Makeup Awards 1 year ago

Brilliant Brenda wins big at the Irish Makeup Awards

Brenda won ‘Freelance Make Up Artist of the Year Borders’ at Sunday’s inaugural awards at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Dublin.

Winning the public vote was a shock for Brenda, …
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Review: Sunkissed shimmering with BPerfect Golden Glow
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Review: Sunkissed shimmering with BPerfect Golden Glow

The heatwave was great while it lasted, but if you’re like me and didn’t get a speck of tan, there’s a new launch that I’m loving.

BPerfect Cosmetics are giving us …
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Recall issued on SoSueMe’s ‘Dripping Gold’ lotions 1 year ago

Recall issued on SoSueMe’s ‘Dripping Gold’ lotions

By  •  Beauty

The Irish influencer launched her own tanning range this year in lotion and mousse form, which is being sold in Penneys stores and pharmacies nationwide.

Some customers who bought the …
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Summer Lovin’ – Our new beauty favourites 1 year ago

Summer Lovin’ – Our new beauty favourites

Urban Decay Backtalk Palette €43

This is the ultimate travel palette for anyone who doesn’t want to limit their choice of colour.

The very cost-effective palette has launched in …
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Pippa leads the ‘Save Your Skin’ campaign to make everyone SunSmart 1 year ago

Pippa leads the ‘Save Your Skin’ campaign to make everyone SunSmart

Businesswoman and influencer, Pippa O’Connor, has today helped launch La Roche-Posay’s “Save Your Skin” campaign, in partnership with the Irish Cancer Society.

The campaign aims to raise awareness of skin …
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Get Body Beautiful this Summer 1 year ago

Get Body Beautiful this Summer

By  •  Beauty

It’s getting warmer out there, which means you’re probably thinking about shedding the sweaters and even (gasp!) going sleeveless! But then you may look at your skin and think, hm, …
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Lisa’s makeup looks are All-Ireland winners 1 year ago

Lisa’s makeup looks are All-Ireland winners

Letterkenny-based Hair and Makeup artist Lisa Geraghty was this week crowned as the All-Ireland Makeup Champion 2018 at the All Ireland Hairdressing Championships.

The popular MUA created two showstopping …
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Events: See how Danielle Mahon MUA worked wonders with Shiseido 1 year ago

Events: See how Danielle Mahon MUA worked wonders with Shiseido

Multi award-winning Irish makeup artist Danielle Mahon visited Donegal on Thursday for an exclusive event at McElhinneys. The all-new McElhinneys beauty hall was both a party venue and a classroom …
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Winner Revealed: Have you won a Shiseido makeup goody bag? 1 year ago

Winner Revealed: Have you won a Shiseido makeup goody bag?

This Thursday March 8th will see one of Ireland’s biggest makeup stars visiting McElhinneys of Ballybofey for an expert skincare and masterclass.

To celebrate the event, Donegal Woman has an …
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It’s all about the eyes! 1 year ago

It’s all about the eyes!

By  •  Beauty

Your eyes are the window to your soul, so shouldn’t we give them the most beautiful frames we can?

Eyelash Extensions enhance the beauty of the natural eye in different …
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COMPETITION: Win a gorgeous Shiseido makeup goody bag worth €169! 1 year ago

COMPETITION: Win a gorgeous Shiseido makeup goody bag worth €169!

This Thursday March 8th will see one of Ireland’s biggest makeup stars visiting McElhinneys of Ballybofey for an expert skincare and masterclass.

Shiseido are delighted to be part of the …
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Anjali’s beauty school dream comes true 1 year ago

Anjali’s beauty school dream comes true

Motivated pupils are now being invited to enrol at Donegal’s first fully-private Beauty College, which opened this month in Letterkenny.

The Saffron College of Hair and Beauty  opened at Tobins …
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Teen entrepreneurs launch the ultimate back tanner 1 year ago

Teen entrepreneurs launch the ultimate back tanner

You know that moment when you’re home alone and realise there’s no one to tan your back? 

Thanks to Back2Tan, our solo tanning troubles are over! A TY mini-company has …
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Beauty with Noeleen: The six fresh trends of Spring/Summer 2018 1 year ago

Beauty with Noeleen: The six fresh trends of Spring/Summer 2018

By  •  Beauty

Hi Ladies,

Before I get into what’s new for Spring Summer 2018, we are so excited here in McElhinneys to announce the official opening of our new Beauty Hall, with …
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Be an Individual: All you need to know about the star-studded McElhinneys weekend 2 years ago

Be an Individual: All you need to know about the star-studded McElhinneys weekend

By  •  Beauty

As Spring Summer 2018 launches us into another fashion season, McElhinneys have paved out their plan for the year to embrace individuality, originality and staying true to yourself.

The new ‘Be …
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Calling all makeup fanatics! You don’t want to miss this masterclass 2 years ago

Calling all makeup fanatics! You don’t want to miss this masterclass

Leading makeup artists Emer O’Kane and Aneta Wojick will host the 3 hour masterclass, and will be doing live demonstrations showing you how to achieve all of the on-trend makeup looks!


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How Lancôme’s latest launch solves foundation vs tan matching battles 2 years ago

How Lancôme’s latest launch solves foundation vs tan matching battles

Matching foundation colour to our decolletage can be easy one day and a chore the next. It’s all down to our complexion as we tan during the seasons and wear …
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How to make a Wedding Beauty Plan 2 years ago

How to make a Wedding Beauty Plan

A wedding date gives you a deadline and forces you to start making a move. The clock is ticking and it’s time to start checking things off your wedding beauty …
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Revealed: We got our hands on Benefit’s top secret product 2 years ago

Revealed: We got our hands on Benefit’s top secret product

If you saw the hashtag #OutOfThisWorld on social media recently, you’ll have been wondering what star product Benefit were coming out with.

The build-up was huge, the curiosity rose by …
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Why this Ballybofey Beauty Bash will be a little something different 2 years ago

Why this Ballybofey Beauty Bash will be a little something different

LOCO Media, established by Donegal woman April McManus, presents the LOCO Beauty Bash this February, and we have an exclusive competition for Donegal Woman readers to win free tickets! Check …
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Want to lose a few inches? It’s a wrap! 2 years ago

Want to lose a few inches? It’s a wrap!

By  •  Beauty

Mini Mi inch-loss Body Wraps are a popular non-invasive way to get a more sculpted shape in as little as one hour. 

We at Beauty at the Lodge have launched …
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Stacey Solomon shares ‘scary’ effects of airbrushing 2 years ago

Stacey Solomon shares ‘scary’ effects of airbrushing

Singer Stacey Solomon has taken to Instagram to share the shocking extent to which airbrushing can alter someone’s appearance.

The 28-year-old shared a side-by-side comparison of an unedited bikini picture …
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Events: Getting glam makeup inspo from KeilidhMUA at G&G 2 years ago

Events: Getting glam makeup inspo from KeilidhMUA at G&G

There were makeup tips galore when Inglot Pro Team member and star MUA Keilidh Cashell visited G&G salon for an intimate masterclass on Monday, 8th January. Aoibheann Walsh and her team …
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How McElhinneys are taking personalised shopping to a whole new level 2 years ago

How McElhinneys are taking personalised shopping to a whole new level

McElhinneys of Ballybofey have launched a new Personal Styling service for customers to get an extra-personal and tailored shopping experience.

Two experienced stylists – Breid McDaid (Clothing) and AnnMarie Carolan …
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EVENTS: Lola makeup lands in Letterkenny 2 years ago

EVENTS: Lola makeup lands in Letterkenny

A big beauty event was held on Thursday to celebrate the store becoming the county’s exclusive stockist, with special guests and makeup demos running throughout the afternoon.

LOLA brand manager …
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Who said curves aren’t sexy? 2 years ago

Who said curves aren’t sexy?

By  •  Beauty

You’ve probably heard about the new-age Lash Lifting sweeping the beauty industry. It’s the hottest Lash treatment in the celebrity world, with beauty bloggers agreeing that it’s the best treatment ever!


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