Why I’ll be “Dancing till Dusk” with Sleek makeup!

I am a huge fan of Sleek products and so many of them are firm favourites of mine! I adore their pout polishes, they are so hydrating, smell good enough to eat and give  a beautiful subtle tint to the lips. Their Matte Me Liquid Lipsticks are of excellent quality and come in an array…

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…

Do you “glove” your body???

Do you “glove” your body??? I do! And I’ve had streak free tan ever since PLUS my skin has been super soft and silky! If you’ve been following me on Snapchat (sarahdwan1) you know how obsessed I am with skincare and looking after my skin. And just recently I’ve found 3 fantastic products from Glove…

12 of the Best Beauty Buys Under €15

Girls, you don’t always have to break the bank, when it comes to buying makeup. More expensive brands can be great, but some products from their ranges can be poor too, and the same goes for less expensive brands, some can be shocking, but some can be amazing too! I want to share with you…

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…

The day Matte to Metallic came to Waterford!!!

So as some of you may know I recently organised my first beauty event in association with Re>Nu Treatment Rooms in The Tower Hotel, in Waterford. It all began with Snapchat!!! Snapchat is one of those social media platforms that I just find amazing, you follow complete strangers, chat to each other, get makeup tips…

MUA Focus – Matte to Metallic

Hi lovely readers I would like to introduce you to my very first installment of “MUA Focus”. I want to bring you a profile on many amazing makeup artists, both here in Waterford and all around Ireland. We are spoiled for choice when it comes to incredible makeup artists and I want to let you…

Hidden Treasures at Castle Pharmacy

If, like me, you love all things beauty, you will have paid a visit to Castle Pharmacy in Waterford, and if you haven’t, you NEED to. It’s a pharmacy that is definitely out on it’s own, regards the brands they stock; Ren, Neom, Pestle and Mortor, The Balm, Cailyn, Bondi Sands, This Works, Moogoo, Paese,…

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…

Know your skin type: Part 2 – Oily Skin, tips and advice

Congested pores, dull complexion, uneven skin, whiteheads and blackheads are actually signs of clogged skin and it does not happen only on young people but also on adults. Also known as open comedones, blackheads are actually small plugs that seal the pores. They are made of oils, dead cells and sebum, due to exposure to…