Life/Style Likes

If you’re serious about contouring, make it easy with this UD Pro Contour Shapeshifter brush. We love that the hair is made from recycled plastic bottles! €35 from Debenhams and Urban Decay, Grafton Street.

Irish Examiner contributor Andrea Mara has debuted with a thrilling psychological novel. The Other Side of the Wall is published by Poolbeg Press and is perfect summer read. Andrea also blogs at

Get your caffeine kick with this cute Krups Nespresso Pixie machine. It’s got all the bells and whistles like automatic volume control but what we really like is the cable storage. €149.95 from

The beauty geniuses at Benefit have launched BOI-ING! with their cult concealers repackaged for summer. We love the Airbrush Concealer. This really covers up all sins, but with a super light finish, easy to apply. €24 from Debenhams.

Bog Standard has been reinvented as but the products are still as wonderful as ever - only the name as changed. We love this Baby Grace candle, inspired by creator, Alix’s daughter. €12.95 online.

Good Morning Honey Silk Facial Serum, from, €44.95, is a gorgously light serum with yummy ingredients like sea buckthorn oil and of course, honey. It works great as a make up primer too.

Urban Decay’s Naked Skin Shapeshifter is a contour kit with a difference - its three-in-one palette has everything you need to contour, colour-correct and highlight. One side has your powders and the other has your creams - experiment with layering, it lasts the whole day and night. €47.50, available from Debenhams, Urban Decay and House of Fraser.


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