10 Reasons to Quit Alcohol

Choose the Day 4th of July 2016 – was the day I decided to give up alcohol. It was the best decision I ever made, not only for my body but for my mind too! It’s a lot easier said than done and even though it’s the best thing I ever did, it’s also the…

VitaBiotic’s Perfectil – Strengthens Skin and Hair from Within!

I’m a big believer that when it comes to skincare using the right products is simply not enough.  We need to take a three pronged approach to arrive at the destination we want – incredible radiant skin. Vitabiotic’s Perfectil Platinum Collagen Drinks can help get you there! The Three Steps on the Journey to Incredible…

My Top 5 Tips to Beat Blackheads

I think we all know what blackheads are but in case you don’t, they occur most commonly with oily, congested and acne prone skin types. They are caused by excess oil production whereby the oil gets trapped in the pores and they are black because of oxidation. Oxidation occurs when something is exposed to oxygen in…

Waterford’s Own Magic Potion from Dowling’s Pharmacy

You’re not really from Waterford if you’ve never heard of Declan Dowling’s General Tonic, which he makes himself. Declan first began producing it in 1981, and ever since it has been loved by families all around the Deise from Dunmore East to Dungarvan. It’s what people pick up when their little ones are under the…

Fight dehydration, sensitivity and redness with Declaré Skincare

A couple of months back I attended a Declaré Skincare Event in Delany’s Waterford. you can read all about it here if you missed my blog post on it => Declaré’s Skincare Event in Delany’s Pharmacy. The lovely Karen Dempsey, a skincare specialist with Declaré, was down for one day, carrying out complementary skin analysis. Now it wasn’t your run…

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,…

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…