The lash effect

Next season’s make up trends are firmly focused on the eyes. Zoe Clark creates the latest looks from Lancôme.


Travel beautifully light

Shrink down your beauty routine to meet your luggage limits. Lisa Haynes unveils the minis to suit your case.

Andrea Q Robinson

We need more than anti-ageing creams

The next time you reach out to buy that anti-ageing product, bear in mind that it’s just a label developed mostly by men in suits who think women over 50 are past it.


Make your bikini body glow

FOOTBALL isn’t the only focus of Rio right now. Famed for their toned curves, some of Victoria’s Secret top supermodels hail from Brazil.


The long and short of it: what your hairstyle says about you

After years of GHDs and poker straight tresses, hair is once again becoming a statement of individualism thanks to celebs like Katy Perry and her rainbow-coloured locks.


Silicone valley on the streets of Rio

Brazil is not only famous for its soccer team. Sathnam Sanghera meets pioneering plastic surgeon Ivo Pitanguy, the country’s most celebrated person after Pelé.


Kick off the World Cup carnival spirit via your cosmetics

SO What if the World Cup isn’t top of your priorities? Revelling in this summer’s Brazilian-inspired beauty turns the football thing into a whole different ball game...


The nail revolution

Chanel has always set the bar when it comes to nail trends. In our exclusive shoot, Vickie Maye sees what’s in store for summer — and finds out how to get the look.


The top 10 summer accessories

Looking to update your wardrobe without breaking the bank? Follow Rachel Marie Walsh’s guide to summer’s hottest accessories — and strike the all-important balance between trend-aware and fashion victim.


How much sun exposure do we really need?

Fear of skin cancer means many of us may be lacking in the vital vitamin D, so what’s the answer.


Expose your body to cold conditions to drop some weight

YOU may be holding out hope for a summer heat wave, but the hottest way to get in shape this summer is to keep your cool.

Kate Moss in her Paisley Print Wide-Leg Trousers, €195

Five key pieces for summer fashion

Updating your wardrobe for summer? These are the five key pieces you need to buy now, says Rachel Marie Walsh.


Trendsetting celebrity kids the latest pop-culture obsession

ALLIE HAGAN, creator of Suri’s Burn Book, a satirical blog that skewers our obsession with the offspring of celebrities, commented on the massive shift that has occurred in celebrity culture in the last 20 years in an interview with The Hairpin.


Looking under the skirt of our fashion industry — what’s it hiding?

A year after the garment factory building collapse in Dhaka, Bangladesh, where over 1,100 people died, author Tansy E Hoskins has written an expose of the fashion industry.


Do women who wear make-up appear more trustworthy?

Women who wear make-up are regarded as more competent and professional. It’s because we instinctively associate a blemish-free face with a trustworthy person.


Kate's top 10 fashion moments

As Kate Moss launches her latest Topshop collaboration and graces the cover of British Vogue for the 35th time, Louise O’Neill looks back over the 40-year-old model’s 10 top fashion moments.


Behind the hype of Crème de la Mer

Liv Tyler reportedly uses it on her spots and Mariah Carey is said to slather it on her babies as nappy rash cream. So what is it about Crème de la Mer — and why does it cost €200 a tub? We ask the experts.

Kerry Taylor with model Daniella Moyles at Fashion Through the Ages, which took place at the Museum of Style Icons, Newbridge Silverware Visitor Centre, Co Kildare.

Vintage fashion reigns supreme

She handled Diana's private collection and sold Jerry Hall's wedding gown. Rose Mary Roche meets renowned vintage dress dealer Kerry Taylor.

Sarah Morrissey and Roz Purcell.

Top trends, tips and products for spring 2014

A new season means new make up trends. As we settle into spring, we show you how to adjust your beauty regime for the months ahead.


Make-up tips from the experts

“It’s OK to draw outside your lipline to enhance shape.” — Celebrity Makeup Artist Kay Montano.

L-R, Golden Glow at Julien Macdonald's Spring 2014 London Fashion Week show; New Blue Eyes at the Spring 2014 Marc by Marc Jacobs show; Colour-Pop Pout at Prabal Gurung.

Spring makeup: White eyes and red lips

Spring 2014 make up trends may have looked inaccessible on the catwalk, but make up artist tips and totally gorgeous products see them work in real life.

Lesley Barrett of the Skin Clinic.

Skincare regimes for each decade of life

Your skin needs change as you age. Louise O’Neill outlines the best care regime for every decade of your life, from your 20s to your 60s, and beyond.

Here comes the summer...

A new season means a new children’s wardrobe

Vickie Maye has four affordable, durable and versatile spring/summer looks for kids and teens — plus some top money-saving tips.

Perfect fit: Deirdre Reynolds stretches out in Amy Huberman's Five-Year Engagement office-friendly court shoes but found it difficult to keep her balance in the more vertiginous Bridget Jones.

Who wouldn’t want to walk in Amy’s shoes?

Amy Huberman has joined a string of other celebs such as Madonna and Sarah Jessica Parker by launching her own line of shoes.


Irish designers to watch

Now more then ever before, young Irish designers are making an impact on the fashion world.

Colour therapy balances our energies

Colours of the rainbow influence hue you can be

Use the rainbow spectrum to influence you mentally emotionally and physically.