Bourjois Happy Light Foundation – A New Favourite

Bourjois Happy Light FoundationI have a bit of a foundation addiction… I am of the opinion that a good foundation is essential to a perfect makeup look. And by good, I mean a foundation that is pretty much traceless and invisible on the skin, one that enhances the complexion without covering up absolutely everything (that is what concealers are for!). I have tried a ton of foundations in the recent months and the Bourjois Happy Light has shot up to the top of my favourite summer foundations EVER!

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My July Birchbox: Sun, Sea & Sand

My July Birchbox: Sun, Sea & SandAs we hit the height of summer, July’s Birchbox is fittingly themed around Sun, Sea & Sand complete with quirky beach themed postcards. In all honesty, it was never really going to measure up to the Beautyblender excitement of last month, but there are still a few newcomers that spark my interest and this months haul remains far from disappointing.  Continue reading

Golden Sand & Clear Blue Skies

It’s been a hectic year to date at Pink Elephant HQ – exciting but hectic! Having hopped a plane to the Algarve for a little rest and relaxation in the form of daily Pina Colada’s on the beach, I fell a little bit in love with it there. Golden sand, turquoise seas, stunning views around the caves and excellent restaurants combine to rate this spot highly for me- and it’s just over a two hour flight from Dublin, bonus!

Lifeguards Digs

Lifeguard’s Digs

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My At-Home Five Minute Facial

Five Minute Facial

Five Minute Facial

As much as I love a decent facial, dozing off to whale music and aromatherapy scents while a therapist massages my worries away, the fact remains that in Ireland they don’t come cheap. And so unfortunately it’s not a treatment I get to enjoy all that often. Sad face. Continue reading

Charlotte Tilbury arrives in Dublin!

Charlotte Tilbury Magic Cream Dublin

The coveted creator of Magic Cream has finally landed in Dublin! Last week marked the arrival of Charlotte Tilbury collection in Brown Thomas Dublin, and man are we excited. Possibly most renowned for her Magic Cream, Continue reading

Summer In A Bottle: L’Occitane Verbena

L'Occitane Frisson de VerveineL’Occitane are knocking it out of the park when it comes to summer scents this year. L’Occitane release a Verbena range every year and I haven’t encountered one that I didn’t like but this one is without a doubt my favourite so far. We’ve are having a fab summer in Ireland and I have been enjoying using this uber fresh and zesty number during the day.

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