Declan Dowling’s Magical Moisturising Lotion

Declan Dowling, of Dowling’s Pharmacy, Waterford, is probably more known for his General Tonic, which boosts the immune system, increases energy levels, increases the body’s own ability to heal itself and helps fight stress buuuuuuut he also makes his very own moisturising lotion. For how effective it is, I think it deserves a lot more…

Urban Decay’s Skincare Launch in Debenhams, Waterford

When Urban Decay invite you to one of their events you make sure you’re there!!!  Let’s be honest, they had me at skincare and there was no way I was going to miss it. It’s hardly news that Urban Decay is a company that produces high quality make up products, so I have no doubt their…

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…

Milia – Everything you need to know!

What are milia? Milia, are small white, pearl shaped bumps containing a hard mass of dead skin cells trapped under the skin’s surface. Often mistaken for closed comedones(spots)/whiteheads, which occur when sebum gets trapped under the skin’s surface and the skin grows over the pore. Milia, on the other hand, has keratin only, no sebum!  Whatever…

TianDe’s Botox in a Box!

I am turning 30 this year and like most other women I am starting to notice lines and wrinkles, especially on my forehead. They are the bane of my life, but look, it’s all a part of aging…we can’t get rid of them completely without getting a cosmetic procedure but there are products on the…

Feed your Skin with Beauty Belle Sheet Masks

If you’ve been following my blog now for a while you’ll know that I’m a qualified body and beauty therapist(for almost 11 years), who adores skincare! I love trying new products, different brands and sharing what I learned with you so that hopefully they could benefit you too. Sheet masks are all the go right…

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…

Ultra Pure Laboratories Skincare – Simplicity at it’s Finest

Ultra Pure Laboratories is a brand I came across during the summer and I fell in love with it’s simplistic approach to packaging and the ingredients they put in their products. They are a family run Irish company based in the West of Ireland and have been pioneering advances in clinically proven products for generations….