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COMPETITION: Win a gorgeous Shiseido makeup goody bag worth €169! 5 years 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 5 years 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 5 years 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 5 years 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 5 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 5 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 5 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 5 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 5 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 5 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! 5 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 5 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 5 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 5 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 5 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? 5 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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How to stop your skin drying out this winter 5 years ago

How to stop your skin drying out this winter

By  •  Beauty

Beautician Lorraine Quinn of Beauty at the Lodge Ballybofey shares steps to take to save your skin from the effects of harsh cold air. 

Winter is on its way, and …
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Review: There’s a lot to like about Lusso Tan
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5 years ago

Review: There’s a lot to like about Lusso Tan

Have you heard of Lusso Tan yet? It’s the tanning launch of the year that is creating excitement ahead of party season. Created by three Belfast sisters and spa owners …
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Events: Indulgence Laser & Beauty launch exclusive skin solutions 5 years ago

Events: Indulgence Laser & Beauty launch exclusive skin solutions

A fabulous party at the Indulgence salon celebrated the introduction of Dibi Milano to Donegal on Thursday 9th November.

Salon owner Seema Mehta was delighted to exclusively bring the brand to …
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How to deal with adult acne 5 years ago

How to deal with adult acne

By  •  Beauty

‘Adult Acne’ is the term used to describe the growing phenomenon of people in their late 20s, 30s and even 40’s and 50’s getting spots.

80% of those with …
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WATCH: The Frightful Fifty – Donegal’s top Halloween MUAs 5 years ago

WATCH: The Frightful Fifty – Donegal’s top Halloween MUAs

Donegal Woman ran a hauntingly good series this month to highlight the work of local makeup artists and feature a Frightful Five every day for the past 10 days.

Now, for …
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The Frightful Five: Day Ten 5 years ago

The Frightful Five: Day Ten

The Frightful Five became a hugely successful series on Donegal Woman. We’d like to thank all artists who have sent in images. You packed our inboxes with some seriously gory …
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Frightful Five: Day Nine 5 years ago

Frightful Five: Day Nine

To showcase the talent of local MUAs, DonegalWoman.ie is featuring our favourite macabre looks from five different artists in the lead up to Halloween.

We’ve been astonished (and a little …
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Frightful Five: Day Eight 5 years ago

Frightful Five: Day Eight

Since Donegal Woman put out a call to all local MUAs to share your spooktacular looks with us ahead of Halloween, we have been amazed (and terrified) by the quality …
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The Frightful Five: Day Seven 5 years ago

The Frightful Five: Day Seven

Halloween is nearly upon us, and we’re getting a little scared about our costumes! Like so many ghosts and ghouls, our costumes are non-existent (…or are they?). Whether you believe …
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The Frightful Five: Day Six 5 years ago

The Frightful Five: Day Six

DonegalWoman.ie have been overwhelmed (and terrified) by the gory and gorgeous looks sent to us by local makeup artists.

The creativity and level of skill displayed has been remarkable – …
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The Frightful Five: Day Five 5 years ago

The Frightful Five: Day Five

Instagram, Snapchat and Facebook are full of incredibly frightening looks this year – some so gory you have to look twice to make sure it’s really fake (no more wounds …
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The Frightful Five: Day Four 5 years ago

The Frightful Five: Day Four

Halloween horrors are nearly upon us, and we have just over a week to plan our outfits.

Every year, the costumes become more and more about the makeup – giving …
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The Frightful Five: Day Three 5 years ago

The Frightful Five: Day Three

This week Donegal Woman put out a call to all local MUAs to share your spooktacular looks with us ahead of Halloween, and we were amazed (and terrified) by the …
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Peel to reveal brighter new skin 5 years ago

Peel to reveal brighter new skin

By  •  Beauty

Lorraine Quinn from Beauty at the Lodge Ballybofey explains the science behind chemical peels for an easy guide on choosing the right one for you.

Though the word “acid” may …
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The Frightful Five: Day Two 5 years ago

The Frightful Five: Day Two

From gory to gorgeous, here are today’s top five Halloween looks.

Use these images as inspiration for yourself, or if you want to inquire about booking the MUAs in future …
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The Frightful Five 5 years ago

The Frightful Five

This week Donegal Woman put a call out to local makeup artists to showcase their talents – and we were amazed (and terrified) by the quality of work sent in.


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What is dermaplaning? 5 years ago

What is dermaplaning?

By  •  Beauty

What is dermaplaning? Dermaplaning has existed in America for over 30 years, but has only come to Ireland in the last couple of years.

Dermaplaning is a method of exfoliation …
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What is your hair’s EnergyCode, and why is it important? 5 years ago

What is your hair’s EnergyCode, and why is it important?

It opened its doors to the public in 1994 with the aspiration to offer a unique personalised service to each and every customer and now over 23 years later what …
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What is Micro-needling and is it the key to looking younger? 5 years ago

What is Micro-needling and is it the key to looking younger?

By  •  Beauty

There’s always a new treatment that promises younger looking skin and more recently micro-needling (also known as Collagen Induction Therapy) has been heralded as a non-invasive way to achieve youthful, …
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An Irish woman has made the funniest complaint to Cocoa Brown 5 years ago

An Irish woman has made the funniest complaint to Cocoa Brown

If you’ve ever had your favourite cosmetics confiscated at airport security then you’re going to relate to this woman’s message to Cocoa Brown.

Dublin woman Rachel O’Connor Walsh this week …
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The ultimate in eyebrow perfection 5 years ago

The ultimate in eyebrow perfection

By  •  Beauty

I’m sure most women will relate to this…. We all want perfect eyebrows not necessarily over the top, but just nice brows to complete our look.

We’ve all at one …
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Events: The perfect way to discover BPerfect Cosmetics 5 years ago

Events: The perfect way to discover BPerfect Cosmetics

Brendan from Co. Down is the mastermind behind the cosmetics brand which has been gaining a lot of attention and popping up in more stores all across the country this …
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This spa celebration is a dream Donegal woman’s day out 5 years ago

This spa celebration is a dream Donegal woman’s day out

The Villa Rose V Spa & Hair Boutique in Ballybofey are hosting a lavish birthday party to celebrate 10 years in business.

Like the luxurious V Spa, this event is …
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How to prepare for the perfect wax 5 years ago

How to prepare for the perfect wax

By  •  Beauty

Ah Summertime, the season of swimsuits, suntans and having to get waxed! When the weather heats up, clothes come off and everyone starts showing some serious skin. Everyone knows that …
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Thirsty? There’s a new bar open at McElhinneys 5 years ago

Thirsty? There’s a new bar open at McElhinneys

Clinique have launched a new Moisture Surge Hydrating Supercharged Concentrate to help all thirsty skin problems this summer. The long name sounds like a wonder product, so I went to Donegal’s …
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Keep Your Cool: Three top products for when you can’t cope with the heat 5 years ago

Keep Your Cool: Three top products for when you can’t cope with the heat

Summer comes and goes in a flash here in Donegal but we love to make the most of the weather when it does brighten up (for 72 hours or so!).


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Introducing columnist Lorraine Quinn: Here to answer all our cosmetic questions 5 years ago

Introducing columnist Lorraine Quinn: Here to answer all our cosmetic questions

By  •  Beauty

Lorraine Quinn of Beauty at the Lodge will be our go-to expert on all things in the cosmetic world.

Lorraine established the leading salon in Ballybofey in 2005, and has …
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Hair 101 | Natural Fabulous Curls 5 years ago

Hair 101 | Natural Fabulous Curls

By  •  Beauty

Yay!  It’s Summer time! Some lucky people are off on their holibags and thankfully for us staying put at home, we’ve had some pretty nice weather! One thing I’ve noticed …
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Skin 101| Fabulous Summer Feet 5 years ago

Skin 101| Fabulous Summer Feet

By  •  Beauty

Summertime! BBQ’s, weddings, long walks on the beach, and getting those feet out! We all love the thoughts of laying in the summer warmth, but what if you haven’t the …
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Skin 101 | Easy and fast hair removal 5 years ago

Skin 101 | Easy and fast hair removal

By  •  Beauty

Our Irish weather is so very unpredictable and if you’re like me, you’ll hate being caught on the hop minus a waxing appointment to tame those legs of yours into …
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Hay Fever Eyes | My two minute makeup trick 5 years ago

Hay Fever Eyes | My two minute makeup trick

By  •  Beauty

I don’t know about you, but if you catch me without any makeup on, especially this time of year (hay fever season) well it’s truly a sight for sore eyes! …
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Queen Bee Laura aims to rule ahead in blogger awards 5 years ago

Queen Bee Laura aims to rule ahead in blogger awards

Laura will be competing against Ireland’s biggest influencers in her categories – Best Newcomer and Best Beauty Blog.

Since setting up Queen Bee in June 2015, Laura has learned how …
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Skin 101 | Holiday makeup bag must-haves 5 years ago

Skin 101 | Holiday makeup bag must-haves

By  •  Beauty

It’s that time of year again! We’re getting an itch to book ourselves a trip away, sip cocktails on a golden sanded beach and literally leave all our cares and …
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Powder ‘n’ Pout founder Aisling announces meeting with a MAJOR celeb 5 years ago

Powder ‘n’ Pout founder Aisling announces meeting with a MAJOR celeb

The Carndonagh-based entrepreneur behind Powder ‘n’ Pout cosmetics has revealed she is going to be hitting the USA this summer for one of the most influential makeup artists in the …
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