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Kerry Harvey is a professional makeup artist with many years of expertise in the beauty industry. Here, she will be sharing all her inspiration, tips and tricks with the women of Donegal.

My top 5 DIY beauty hacks 5 years ago

My top 5 DIY beauty hacks

By  •  Beauty

This week, I want to share my Top 5 at home beauty hacks! I’ve come across these again and again when out on my bridal beauty travels, and you’re guaranteed …
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Benefit have three HOT new summer releases this weekend 6 years ago

Benefit have three HOT new summer releases this weekend

The sunshine is making women all over Ireland break out the bronzer to pretend we haven’t been deprived of Vitamin D for the past year, so these new additions to …
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Makeup 101 | Plum/Pewter Smokey Eye Makeup 6 years ago

Makeup 101 | Plum/Pewter Smokey Eye Makeup

By  •  Beauty

With festival season on the way, let’s amp things up with a step-by-step smokey makeup tutorial.  I created this specific gorgeous smokey eye for a shoot I did lately and wanted …
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Skin 101 | Summer Sun in a Bottle! 6 years ago

Skin 101 | Summer Sun in a Bottle!

By  •  Beauty

We’re all in the summer swing after those few stunning warm days of weather and although it’s broken, don’t let it break your tanning spirit!

We love a good suntan …
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Matte your mouth: Six must-haves that leave lips luscious 6 years ago

Matte your mouth: Six must-haves that leave lips luscious

By  •  Beauty

Matte lips have to be one of the most wearable trends to work for a pop of colour this summer. Whether you go nude, blush or bright, you can do …
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Tanning 101 | Prolong your summer glow 6 years ago

Tanning 101 | Prolong your summer glow

By  •  Beauty

The sunshine has us all in that summer mood, and hopefully, we’re all picking up a healthy glow safely! For those of you lucky olive toned skins, and even for …
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Events: Luxurious looks at Solis Lough Eske Beauty Masterclass 6 years ago

Events: Luxurious looks at Solis Lough Eske Beauty Masterclass

Hundreds of women brought their gal pals together for a fabulous Friday night out at Lough Eske Castle Hotel, a Solís Hotel & Spa. The hotel’s first ever Beauty Masterclass event …
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Top tanning tips for a safer sun tan 6 years ago

Top tanning tips for a safer sun tan

By  •  Beauty

Finally, a burst of fabulous much needed sunshine to get us in the mood for Summer.  It’s a delight to see shorts, dresses and some very milky white legs, …
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You won’t believe how much is in the goody bag of this Beauty Masterclass 6 years ago

You won’t believe how much is in the goody bag of this Beauty Masterclass

Lough Eske Castle Hotel, a Solís Hotel & Spa, have exclusively revealed the contents of a luxury gift bag they are giving to guests at next week’s Beauty Masterclass. If you …
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Makeup 101 | My top long-lasting foundations 6 years ago

Makeup 101 | My top long-lasting foundations

By  •  Beauty

Most women like to wear a little something to give the illusion of an evened skin tone, and working as a bridal makeup artist, I’ve certainly tried and tested many …
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Makeup 101 | What’s it like to have HD Brows? 6 years ago

Makeup 101 | What’s it like to have HD Brows?

By  •  Beauty

Big, bushy, skinny, straight, curved or arched, brows have taken over the world it seems! Brows add dimension, shape and also enhance your eyes and eye makeup look, whilst giving …
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Have some You-Time with Clinque at McElhinneys Ballybofey 6 years ago

Have some You-Time with Clinque at McElhinneys Ballybofey

By  •  Beauty

Experience Clinique at McElhinneys, Ballybofey where the skin and make-up experts are available offering free beauty and skin services. Plus this weekend you can get a seven piece free gift …
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Makeup 101 | Handbag SOS Handies! 6 years ago

Makeup 101 | Handbag SOS Handies!

By  •  Beauty

Whether you’re a bride-to-be, a wedding guest or an entrant at the lovely girls’ competition 2017 (I do love a bit of Fr Ted), we all like to get the …
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Top three tricks for a whiter smile 6 years ago

Top three tricks for a whiter smile

By  •  Beauty

So you have a big occasion coming up and you’re doing your best to shed a few pounds to fit into that dress!

You’re exfoliating and maintaining your skin for …
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Browsing for a new brow product? 6 years ago

Browsing for a new brow product?

Enhancing our brows has become a daily ritual for so many of us, and we couldn’t imagine leaving the house without filling them in these days.

It’s strange to think …
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Makeup 101 | My luscious LVL lash treatment 6 years ago

Makeup 101 | My luscious LVL lash treatment

By  •  Beauty

In my job as a makeup artist I hear about all the wonderful beauty treatments girls are trying out (and some boys too) especially with my bridal clients, so I …
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Skin 101 | Beautician in a Bottle? 6 years ago

Skin 101 | Beautician in a Bottle?

By  •  Beauty

So when you hear the statement ‘beautician in a bottle’ what do you think?  For me, this needed to be a real treat of a product, do what it …
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The beautiful and exclusive elements of Beauty at the Lodge 6 years ago

The beautiful and exclusive elements of Beauty at the Lodge

By  •  Beauty

Beauty at the Lodge has been established in Donegal since 2004 and is situated just a few miles outside Ballybofey, set in tranquil surroundings, overlooking the River Finn, comprising of …
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Makeup 101 | Beat dark circles in seconds 6 years ago

Makeup 101 | Beat dark circles in seconds

By  •  Beauty

Diminishing dark circles is easier than you think! Check out my quick and easy step-by-step tips on not only concealing your dark circles but lightening and brightening your look all …
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Accessorising occasionwear with a gorgeous glow
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6 years ago

Accessorising occasionwear with a gorgeous glow

Weddings, Confirmations, Communions and other events are all peeping up on the horizon and we’re looking for the best way to look like we haven’t been deprived of sun for half …
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Makeup 101 | Instant Fuller Lips 6 years ago

Makeup 101 | Instant Fuller Lips

By  •  Beauty

Would you love to create a fuller lip in an instant without invasive procedures?  Here are my top tips on how to achieve a fuller lip, naturally enhancing your perfect …
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Why Lancome fans will LOVE March 2017 6 years ago

Why Lancome fans will LOVE March 2017

Lancome are launching a free gift promo tomorrow, 9th March, which is perfect timing for the launch of their reinvented foundation – one that set to become an ally to …
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Makeup 101 | Dewy Natural Highlight 6 years ago

Makeup 101 | Dewy Natural Highlight

By  •  Beauty

I have looked at contouring with powder and how it can subtly sculpt certain areas of the face. This week I’m focusing on highlighting with powder to create a natural …
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Review: Putting StrongSexyHair through the endurance test
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6 years ago

Review: Putting StrongSexyHair through the endurance test

 The new Strong Sexy collection from SexyHair was launched this year to cater to the girls who want to bring strength back to every part of their image. We put the …
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Makeup 101 | You’re making me blush! 6 years ago

Makeup 101 | You’re making me blush!

By  •  Beauty

In my experience as a makeup artist, I’ve met many girls that are almost afraid to wear blush.

Girls with a rosy complexion or perhaps have rosacea (simply put – …
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MAKEUP 101 | Natural Contour 6 years ago

MAKEUP 101 | Natural Contour

By  •  Beauty

Contouring! The word alone scares some and no wonder! YouTube videos or indeed, Instagram makeup artists teach us how to use heavy cream contouring as it’s is all the rage …
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Makeup 101 | Natural Brows 6 years ago

Makeup 101 | Natural Brows

By  •  Beauty

It’s not that long ago I discovered my brows.  I had never EVER thought of popping a pencil, powder, wax, or gel near them! In 2009, my brows were officially …
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MAKEUP 101 | Top 5 high-end vs pharmacy products 6 years ago

MAKEUP 101 | Top 5 high-end vs pharmacy products

By  •  Beauty, Bridal

Are you a bride-to-be or make-up lover looking to stock up with the best DIY products for your special occasions?

I’ve personally hand-picked my TOP 5 favourite higher-end vs chemist …
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Hair 101 | Hydrating Tired Hair 6 years ago

Hair 101 | Hydrating Tired Hair

By  •  Beauty

We’re almost at the end of January (YAY), so continuing with my re-hydration/detox tips and tricks for a ‘new you’ this month, I’m going to share with you one of …
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Skin 101 | Face Masks 6 years ago

Skin 101 | Face Masks

By  •  Beauty

One of my favourite things to do is pop on my pj’s and cosy slippers, tie my hair up, and lather on a facial mask as a treat when I …
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Skin 101 | Exfoliation 6 years ago

Skin 101 | Exfoliation

By  •  Beauty

Last week we looked at pairing our skin routine back to the basics! A step-by-step, easy to follow regime that you can carry out, twice daily, using your personal preferred …
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Sharpen your eye makeup with a half-cut crease 6 years ago

Sharpen your eye makeup with a half-cut crease

By  •  Beauty

I decided to start off the year with a cut crease look. I’ve seen it a few times on YouTube and Instagram and really wanted to put my own spin on …
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The secret to Lily Collins’ romantic Golden Globes look 6 years ago

The secret to Lily Collins’ romantic Golden Globes look

Sweet, classic and oh so gorgeous – Lily Collins’ look at the Golden Globes last night was just Hollywood glamour perfection. The best part about Lily’s look was that it’s …
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New Year | New Skin Routine 6 years ago

New Year | New Skin Routine

By  •  Beauty

So the box of Celebrations is now literally a box of wrappers. You’ve sampled all the trendy cocktails, as it would surely have been a shame not to.  But reality …
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Review: This lip gloss was just made for NYE
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6 years ago

Review: This lip gloss was just made for NYE

We can’t imagine many situations really call for a lip gloss that lights up. But this is the season for all things sparkly and fun, after all.

We tried out …
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Luscious lashes in a flash! 6 years ago

Luscious lashes in a flash!

By  •  Beauty, Bridal

With the festive season truly in full swing, it’s a good time to really go all out and vamp up your eye makeup! Check out my easy 5 step guide …
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Hair 101 | Glam Vintage Hair 6 years ago

Hair 101 | Glam Vintage Hair

By  •  Beauty

We’re all truly in the festive swing of things now and in my last vlog, I created a sparkling vintage glam makeup, fabulous for any festive party goer! To add …
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Makeup 101 | Glam-Vintage Christmas Eye Makeup 6 years ago

Makeup 101 | Glam-Vintage Christmas Eye Makeup

Get the tinsel out – it’s that time of year again girls! Festive parties, weddings and lots of glitter and sparkle will take us singing into Christmas and the New …
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Review: What will be your vice?
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6 years ago

Review: What will be your vice?

Party lips can say a lot about a woman before she even says a word – she might be classic, fun, daring or demure.

Earlier this year, Urban Decay relaunched …
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Glitzy nail ideas for busy party people 6 years ago

Glitzy nail ideas for busy party people

By  •  Beauty

There are so many ideas out there when it comes to glamming up your nails, however very few of them are doable when you have a hectic work life or …
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Makeup 101 | Flawless Foundation 6 years ago

Makeup 101 | Flawless Foundation

By  •  Beauty

So we’ve talked about how to match your perfect foundation shade, but how can you now achieve a fabulous long-lasting foundation? Regardless of the foundation type you use, whether it …
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Interview: How Marissa Carter makes miracles 6 years ago

Interview: How Marissa Carter makes miracles

Marissa Carter is an inspiring #GirlBoss who has broken into the business world with a fearless splash of pink. It’s hard to believe that Cocoa Brown was launched just four …
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The Mac Christmas collection is pretty sweet 6 years ago

The Mac Christmas collection is pretty sweet

Pinks, purples and playfulness make up the Christmas collection from Mac this year, which is all about candy canes and sugarplum fairies.

The range is very feminine and can be very …
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Skin 101 | False Tanning 6 years ago

Skin 101 | False Tanning

By  •  Beauty

Christmas is nearing and thoughts of that sparkly little number in your wardrobe being dawned for the festive season is almost a reality. For some of us, embracing our porcelain …
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Review: May your days be Bryt
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6 years ago

Review: May your days be Bryt

BRYT Skincare definitely catches the eye when you see it on the pharmacy shelf. They are wrapped in bright multi coloured labels – all pinks, purples, reds, oranges and blues. These …
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Check out Victoria’s surprising anti-ageing skin secret 6 years ago

Check out Victoria’s surprising anti-ageing skin secret

Usually when we read of a celebrity’s skin secrets, they usually name-drop a ridiculously expensive brand or reveal that some form of plastic surgery is how they keep their complexion …
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The two women who are solving our tanning troubles 6 years ago

The two women who are solving our tanning troubles

We’ve suffered enough with the effort of fake tanning. For too long, we have tried to ignore that smell and that scaly skin we have to deal with for the …
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Makeup 101 | Match your perfect foundation 6 years ago

Makeup 101 | Match your perfect foundation

By  •  Beauty

Over the years I’ve spoken with many women who’ve had a foundation recommended that sadly was too dark/light and now they’ve a bathroom cabinet full of gorgeous foundations that simply …
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Review: If it’s good enough for Kendall Jenner…
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6 years ago

Review: If it’s good enough for Kendall Jenner…

There’s something different about the Estee Lauder Double Wear foundation. From the moment I put it on I could see why it was the go-to product favoured by Kendall Jenner …
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Skin 101 – Wonderful winter skin 6 years ago

Skin 101 – Wonderful winter skin

By  •  Beauty

It’s that time of year again! We’re bulking up, dawning our woollen jumpers and our skin is probably really feeling the pinch of the colder days of late! We can …
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