October is shaping up to be a beautiful month!
Today, Brown Thomas announce This is Beauty, a month-long celebration of beauty in all its wonderful glory.
In all Brown Thomas stores nationwide, there will be exciting events taking place featuring international superstar beauty guests in conversation with IMAGE editor-in-chief, Melanie Morris, as well as amazing in-store activities featuring brand workshops, tutorials with visiting makeup artists and skin, hair and nail experts, as well as a multitude of gorgeous giveaways.
Dublin: LISA ELDRIDGE
The first of the evening events with the much-lauded makeup artist, Lisa Eldridge, takes place in a one-night-only urban pop-up at 72 Grafton Street, Dublin, on Wednesday, October the 11th at 6pm.
Lisa is one of the world’s most famous makeup artists, and she is also Global Creative Director for Lancôme. Her flawless signature style of makeup keeps her in high demand with editors, creative directors, and photographers across the world, with her work appearing frequently in Vogue, Elle and Harpers Bazaar to name a few. A huge influence on other artists, as well as her 1.6 million followers on her YouTube channel, Lisa is considered one of the best artists working at present. Her warm, personable personality and realistic advice have won her legions of fans worldwide, be sure you get your tickets to this event HERE so you don’t miss out on this makeup icon as she presents her first Irish masterclass and speaks to IMAGE editor-in-chief, Melanie Morris.
There will be Brown Thomas goody bags and seat treats for everyone who attends.
What: Lisa Eldridge in conversation with IMAGE editor-in-chief, Melanie Morris
When: Wednesday, October 11th at 6pm
Where: 72 Grafton St, Dublin 2 for a champagne reception and bespoke masterclass event, followed by a meet and greet in Brown Thomas.
Cork: ALESSANDRA STEINHERR
Saturday the 21st of October sees beauty guru, and one of our favourite Instagrammers arrive at Brown Thomas, Cork.
One of Instagram’s biggest beauty stars with over 150 thousand followers, Alessandra Steinherr is a beauty director and global influencer with expert knowledge on all brands on the market today. Alessandra’s career trajectory has taken her from the reception desk at Marie Claire, via Sugar to six years at the beauty desk at Cosmopolitan to a long and successful stint as a beauty director. Her #AskAlex series on Instagram garners huge engagement with her fans reaching out to pick her brains and hear about the new products she tries. Her ‘Skincare Sunday’ series, where she posts her weekly regime, are also hugely popular. Alessandra is known for her total expertise and in-depth knowledge of the industry – there is no beauty question she can’t answer!
What: Alessandra Steinherr in conversation with IMAGE editor-in-chief, Melanie Morris
When: Saturday, October 21st at 12pm
Where: Fashion Floor, Level 2, Brown Thomas, Cork, for a champagne reception and beauty event, followed by a meet and greet.
Galway: JENNIFER ROCK
Jennifer Rock aka The Skin-Nerd, is one of Ireland’s top skincare experts. Her website serves as an online education and advice forum for people looking for unbiased advice on a huge range of topics, from basic skincare tips to finding suitable brands for their skin, all the way up to those looking for tailored advice on how to handle acute skincare conditions. Jennifer is an award-winning aesthetician, facialist, and international skin lecturer, so suffice to say she knows her stuff, and administers her advice with a great dose of humour and authenticity, thus gaining her legions of fans. Along with her team of online ‘Nerdettes’, Jennifer has disrupted the beauty industry in Ireland by bringing unbiased advice and beauty wisdom back into the hands (and bathrooms) of the people.
What: Jennifer Rock Skin Masterclass followed by Q&A.
When: Saturday, October 21st at 1pm-2.30pm & 3pm-4.30pm.
Where: Brown Thomas, Galway, for a champagne reception and beauty event, followed by a meet and greet.
Limerick: SALI HUGHES
On Thursday the 26th of October, Sali Hughes, beauty columnist of The Guardian Weekend and author of best-selling beauty books, Pretty Honest: The Straight-Talking Beauty Companion, and Pretty Iconic: A Personal Look at The Beauty Products That Changed The World, comes to Brown Thomas, Limerick to share her tips, tricks and invaluable insights on all things beauty.
Sali has a famously refreshing and authentic opinion on products and brands, and time with her is beauty fans dream come true. Never one to talk up a product just for the PR, she tells it like it is and we love her for it.
Her own award-winning website is one of the largest beauty forums for women where ideas, tips and beauty discoveries are shared.
Sali is a true beauty guru so you won’t want to miss this chance to hear her beauty wit and wisdom in conversation with Melanie Morris.
What: Sali Hughes in conversation with IMAGE editor-in-chief, Melanie Morris
When: Thursday October 26th at 5pm
Where: Brown Thomas, Limerick, for a champagne reception and beauty event, followed by a meet and greet.
And there’s even more; throughout the whole month of October there will be exclusive new product launches across multiple beauty brands, including the much-anticipated arrival of Huda Beauty to the Beauty Lounge and Brownthomas.com, scores of visiting makeup artists and skin specialists will be in stores to share their expertise, and even illustrators will be on hand to sketch customers on the Christian Louboutin counter.