Kiss -Luscious Lashes and How to Love Them

I’m just back from a brilliant event by Kiss – the company that specialises in nails and lashes at Belfast’s Merchant Hotel. We were treated to nibbles, cocktails and the awesome Paddy McGurgan and his team from the Make-up Pro Store who spent their time fitting us with nails and lashes. I’m actually partial to…

Lidl Competition – the Winner!

OK so drumroll please…! And the winner of the Lidl self-tan competition is…. Victoria Murray! Congratuations Victoria! I have sent you an email, if you want to reply to it and send me your contact details I’ll get your prize on the way to you soon!  

NOW CLOSED! Competition Time – Lidl’s New Summer Body Range

The sun is out! It really is! And because of this I’m doing a little giveaway for all of you sunworshippers who are feeling a little pasty now the nice weather has arrived. Lidl has recently released their Tropical Summer Beauty Range released through their in-house beauty brand Cien. If anything is going to get…

Northern Ireland’s Top 10 – May 1-7

Tourism NI has put together a list of 10 exciting things to do in Northern Ireland from May 1-7.    Kid’s “Mini-beasts” Nature Trail, Co. Down, Monday 01st May. Join local naturalist “Woody” for a creative exploration of Nugent’s Wood, Portaferry. Look out for “Mini Beasts” that make the park their home and find out…

Review – The Wedding Singer at the Grand Opera House

You know the story – a wedding singer is left at the alter by his fiancé. His waitress friend comforts him and her boyfriend just happens to be a jerk… I won’t spoil the ending for you! If you’re a fan of the movie starring Adam Sandler and Drew Barrymore then you’ll really enjoy this…

Things To Do in Northern Ireland This Easter

The holidays are upon us and panicked parents across the land are looking at their brood wondering how on earth to keep them occupied over the next couple of weeks. But fear not, those lovely people at Discover Northern Ireland have put together a list of the 10 best activities coming up. Enjoy! Ten things…

New Release – Clarins Pore Perfecting products.

I’m really loving this little beauty that arrived at my door this week. I’ve mentioned before that I have oily skin. There’s nothign like looking in the mirror an hour after applying perfect make-up to find a horribly shiny forehead and nose. I’m not talking about a nice, dewy complexion here. To have oily skin…

High Five – My Current Favourites

It’s a rainy afternoon so there’s nothing better than for me to plunge into my collection and pick out my current faves. I have to add that some of these are by no means new to the market, they’re just particular favourites of mine. Original Source Lime & Coconut Milk I tend to buy whichever…

Precious Nature Review – A Supersoft Treat For Your Hair

So confession time first, I never really know what to do with my hair. I wash, condition and then turn my head upside down to blow-dry. That’s about as far as it goes. But that doesn’t mean I don’t like to pamper my hair the way I pamper the rest of myself. So when a…

Thermal Spa @ The Olympia Leisure Centre Review

Oh I do so love what I do sometimes. One of the perks being I just got the chance to try out the Spa Experience at the newly reopened Olympia Leisure Centre. Now, I’ve lived in Belfast for most of my life and used a fair amount of the leisure centres here so I’m used to…

It’s All Happening At The Fitzwilliam Hotel

To brighten up a rather dull January, the folks at the Fitzwilliam Hotel invited myself and a few other media types over for a slap-up lunch. I’m not going to go on about the food because I’ve waxed lyrical about the food at the Fitz before, but needless to say it was all delish. I…

Pixi by Petra Review – It’s All About Simple Make-uP

I think it can be difficult, when writing about skincare and make-up, not to find yourself in a rut. We all have our favourites, the tried and tested products that we’ll go back to time and again because we know they work or look good on us. So it can be hard to find brands…