This six-bedroom home with a ‘a Christmas tree forest’ is on the market for €1.25 million
This six-bedroom home with a ‘a Christmas tree forest’ is on the market for €1.25...

Sarah Finnan

This light-filled home along the Wild Atlantic Way is on the market for €850,000
This light-filled home along the Wild Atlantic Way is on the market for €850,000

Sarah Finnan

Sequel expectations from a Devil Wears Prada purist
Sequel expectations from a Devil Wears Prada purist

Sarah Gill

My Career: Artist Clare Henderson
My Career: Artist Clare Henderson

Sarah Finnan

Review: A riverside wellness break in the heart of Mayo
Review: A riverside wellness break in the heart of Mayo

Lauren Heskin

Everything you need to know about face yoga
Everything you need to know about face yoga

IMAGE

Introducing IMAGE Active: Connect, Move, Thrive
Introducing IMAGE Active: Connect, Move, Thrive

IMAGE

Weekend Guide: 8 events happening around Ireland
Weekend Guide: 8 events happening around Ireland

Sarah Gill

Step inside textile artist Nicola Henley’s dreamy Co Clare farmhouse
Step inside textile artist Nicola Henley’s dreamy Co Clare farmhouse

Marie Kelly

This one item of clothing will be the most versatile staple in your wardrobe
This one item of clothing will be the most versatile staple in your wardrobe

Simone Kennedy

Image / Beauty

Sugary Beauty Tips


By Ellie Balfe
29th Oct 2013
Sugary Beauty Tips

Dearbhla Keenan gives us her top beauty tips from Brown Sugar’s empire of expertise…

Last Beauty Purchase Kiehl’s Abyssine Eye Cream+, €47- this is a no frills product: creamy, yet light, fragrance-free and great for smoothing out fine lines, while keeping the eye area well moisturised all day.

Top Make-up Product Kohl Oil-Free Matte Foundation, €34, gives amazing coverage while still allowing your skin to breathe and glow. I use it on shoots, weddings and on myself every day, and it never lets me down.

Favourite Haircare Product? L?Oreal Tecni.Art Fresh Dust, €11.85, which is like a dry shampoo, but is much less powdery and gives hair a glossy finish, rather than a matte, chalky look.

Worst Beauty Mistake Applying foundation too soon after moisturising. You deprive your skin of the benefit of moisturiser and create a wet barrier on the skin, which foundation will slip right off of. Allow moisturiser to sink in for at least five minutes first.

Top Application Tip Use disposable lash wands in your mascara, and bend the applicator at the base of the brush. This allows you to bend your elbow close to your body, giving you a steady hand and a much less messy result.

Biggest Beauty Gripe The Scouse Brow or Essex Brow. The 3D brow trend seems to have lost its original objective of reversing the effects of over-plucking and regaining our youthful brow shape. Therapists are making women look like Groucho Marx not Cara Delevingne. Stop it already.

Beauty_Essentials

For more top tips (including news on skin oils, statement lips and New York Fashion Week’s Trade Secrets) see this month’s IMAGE magazine on newsstands now.

1.?Kohl Oil-Free Matte Foundation??// 2.?Kiehl’s Abyssine Eye Cream??// 3.?L’Oreal Tecni.Art Fresh Dust? //