My Top Product of 2016 – Dermalogica’s Age Reversal Eye Complex

Crows Feet are the BANE of my  life…they actually put me off smiling in photo’s because my eyes crinkle up like a wrinkly old boot!!! My eyes are also super sensitive and forever watering, because of either the cold, the wind, the light or the simple fact that they’re open! Drives me crazy! I think…

5 Things A Masseuse Wants You To Know

People have often expressed to me that they would be too nervous to go for a massage, or too self conscious, or that it’s going to hurt. There are common misconceptions about massage that I hope to clear up for you in this post. Worryingly, a lot of people who have come to me for treatments, after having…

How I lost 2 stone in 8 months!

2 stone in 8 months…a piece of cake, right? NOPE. Did I want to eat cake? YES..copious amounts. But I was getting to the stage where my clothes would just not fit anymore and I kept having to buy bigger and bigger sizes. Now don’t get me wrong, there’s nothing wrong with being any size,…

Brand Focus: Tomitago Cosmetics – Home of the 5-in-1 Miracle Elixir

If you’ve been following me for a while you’ll know I’m a little bit skincare obsessed and I love trying different products and seeing how they work for me and sharing my experience with you. If you’ve read my 2 part blog post “The Ugly Truth About the Beauty Industry” which you can find here…

Want shinier, sleeker hair? Who doesn’t! Look no further than Alfaparf Milano!

Alfaparf Milano is a leading multinational Italian manufacturer of hair care products and needs no real introduction. It’s a brand that has been at the forefront of exclusive professional and at-home care for many many years. I have bleach blonde hair and it can get quite dull and dry. To combat this, I started using their Illuminating Shampoo and Mask…

Brand Focus – Wet “n” Wild Must Haves

I fell in love with this brand when I got my first lipstick from them. It was in shade “Bare it All” and it’s the perfect nude. I loved the semi-matte cream finish it gave to my lips and how well it lasted. I have re-purchased it time and time again. “Bare it All” is…

Mad Hatter Tea Party for Pieta House Event

I recently attended a fantastic event for Deise Bloggers, in the Kazbar, Waterford, organised by Rachsbeautique, Jodi Roche Makeup and, Cuddles and Contouring, to promote awareness of suicide and self harm.€450 was raised through donating on the day as well as through ticket sales for some fabulous prizes. All proceeds are going to Pieta House, Preventing Suicide and Self harm. Huge thank…

The Ugly Truth About the Beauty Industry: Part Two

This week I want to bring to your attention some ingredients that are often found in our cosmetics and toiletries. They can be quiet harmful, so please check ingredients list, ALWAYS. I understand it can be difficult to avoid every ingredient and I often use products containing some of these but I just want people…

The Ugly Truth About the Beauty Industry: Part One

When you’re training to be a beauty therapist with CIDESCO you have to complete a thesis on a subject relevant to beauty. The name of my thesis was, “The Ugly Truth About the Beauty Industry,” and I was honoured to be awarded with “Best Thesis” for it from CIDESCO. That thesis was my inspiration for…

Oncology Massage: A Touch Therapy for People Living with Cancer

For centuries, the power of touch has been known to have amazing healing qualities for people, both psychologically and physiologically. It’s benefits are truly endless, from reducing aches, pains, soreness and stiffness to improving a person’s overall ability to relax, feel calm, less stressed and bring about a balance to one’s mind AND body! One…

The Power of Epsom Salt

This week I want to talk about the health and beauty benefits of Epsom salts. if you follow me on Snapchat (sarahdwan1) you will know I’m always using them. I’m forever encouraging friends, family and clients to use them and I’m always getting asked questions on the subject, so thought I’d cover it here. They…

Fanatic about Facials: The Do’s and Don’ts

 Flawless makeup begins with exceptional skincare. If you follow me on Snapchat, you  will know that I’m a little obsessed with skincare. I try to do a facial on myself at least once a week! I am always getting asked the steps and the order in how you do them, for example, do you do…