Coffee Table Reads: Darling Magazine

Darling Magazine

I have been obsessed with Darling Magazine for quite some time now and I was so excited to find out that I can get it shipped to my home here in Ireland through this amazing new site called KIOZQ. KIOZQ is an Irish site that supports independently published magazines and aims to preserve printed media. The people behind KIOZQ are passionate about content and stock some fabulous collectible coffee table magazines such as Betty, Kinfolk, Life & Thyme and of course Darling. … [Read more...]

Yogandha: Mood Boosting Aromatherapy

Yogandha: Mood Boosting Aromatherapy

I am a lover of aromatherapy oils and was so excited to hear that a new Irish brand called Yogandha has just launched their gorgeous body & mood boosting oils range in Harvey Nichols. The woman behind the brand is  the lovely yoga teacher Sinead Duffy who has created her line based on the ancient practice of Gandha (Sanskrit for fragrance) to enhance the mind-body state. … [Read more...]

Coffee Time with The Copper Collection (video)

The Copper Collection

Like most people, I can't begin a morning without a cup of coffee, partly because of the much needed caffeine but most of all because making it is a bit of a ritual to me and feels therapeutic. I used to make my coffee in a very noisy machine at home which was great but ever since I have discovered The Copper Collection I have been loving filtered coffee and my gorgeous copper stand looks fab in my kitchen! Did I mention the stand is copper?!! … [Read more...]

NEW IN: Kiehl’s Iris Extract Essence

Kiehl's Iris Extract Essence

If you read our last post about Korean skincare routines you may have noticed a few slightly unfamiliar steps... refreshing, prepping, applying an essence? All of those steps and associated products are slowly but surely appearing in our western skincare offerings (yey!) And one of the most exciting recent releases is the Kiehl's Iris Extract Activating Treatment Essence. … [Read more...]

Flawless Faces: Korean Skincare Secrets

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Korean skincare is the latest trend to take over the beauty world, and considering Korean women have such amazing complexions is it any wonder why? With skin that’s nothing short of ageless, crow’s feet, frown lines and pigmentation just aren’t issues that Korean women seem to face as the birthdays clock up. So what’s their secret? … [Read more...]

Summer Red: Barry M Passion Fruit

Barry M Passion Fruit

It's fair to say that Barry M Gelly nail polish is my absolute favourite, at this stage I own pretty much all of the colours. It's a combination of finish, longevity & shade range that makes me reach for these polishes all the time while a lot of the more expensive ones (cough *Chanel* cough) are sitting in my beauty cupboard, unused.  … [Read more...]

Summer Hair Trends 2015

Summer Hair Trends 2015

Summer is here! As in twenty degree’s at eight o’clock in the morning summer! And alongside nicely tanned limbs and lighter makeup comes summer hair. Every summer has an element of beachy wave that works for beach bums and festival goers in equal measures, it’s also lovely to relax a little on the heat styling and embrace an natural wave in your hair- any excuse to lock away the hairdryer (I hate hairdryers). … [Read more...]