Skin Cancer – Prevention is key…SPF is vital!

It’s shocking to me that skin cancer is the most common cancer in Ireland!  Shocking because it is completely preventable. I know a few people that have had skin cancer and although it can be easily treated if caught early, the removal process and healing afterwards can be quite painful as well as emotional. I…

Tan Organic’s Press Launch with Rosanna Davison

 Tan Organic – The World’s First Certified Organic Tan I fell in love with Tan Organic a few months ago when I first tried their Multi-Use Dry Oil…it is incredible and, can be used for so many things, from a body moisturiser and overnight face serum to cuticle oil and as an addition to your foundation…

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…