Beauty Briefs

Some new beauty items and news to keep a look out for this month.

Some new beauty items and news to keep a look out for this month.

Essence Hugs & Kisses for Valentines

Essence Make up unveil their gorgeous new trend edition “hugs & kisses” just in time for the romantic month! From the pretty packaging right through to the eye catching products, essence will definitely make you blush this February.

Pink, purple, lemon, apricot and luscious red are the colours of love this Valentine’s Day. Budget friendly Essence have nail colours from €1.89, lip scrub €2.49, blush €3.09 and eye shadow palettes from €3.79.

The blush with a cool LOVE print is a real eye-catcher.

Longlasting glossy colour

Make your signature glamour statement this season with Max Factor Glossfinity nail polishes. Put some HD colour on your nails, with these glossy long wearing nail shades.

The double patented ‘High Gloss’ includes high pigmented colour while also promising to prevent chipping and stay complete for up to 7 days. There are 26 colours to choose from with wear it bare, Orient Express, Dark Romance and Punk Pinks to choose from.

OLAY Total Effects

Olay Total Effects Moisturiser + Serum Duo aims to fight the 7 signs of ageing in one easy step. Escape winter with beautiful product that moisturises your skin, fights ageing and smells like Summer. This wonder product has SPF 20 and anti oxidants. It simplifies the skincare routine by combining moisturiser and serum with a mineral pigment which adds soft focus to blur the look of visible imperfections. Highly recommended RRP €23.74.

Cuticle Eraser + Balm

Treat your nails like a pro with Sally Hansen’s new Salon Manicure, Cuticle Eraser + Balm for a salon - perfect manicure at home. The Cuticle Eraser + Balm is a combination remover and crème which quickly eliminates excess, ragged cuticles and hangnails as it conditions nails. The 2-in1 formula with white tea and cucumber, quickly loosens and exfoliates stubborn, overgrown cuticles while leaving skin feeling deeply moisturised. RRP €9.95.

Free Cervical Check

Almost every case of cervical cancer could be prevented by regular cervical screening together with vaccination against HPV.

CervicalCheck - The National Cervical Screening Programme provides free smear tests to women aged 25 to 60. A smear test is a simple procedure that only takes minutes and is the most effective way to detect changes in the cells of the cervix. For info freephone 1800 454555 or visit

Little perfumed moments

Be enchanted by Roger & Gallet travel edition fragrances - perfect for your handbag!

Spring is here and it is time to freshen up and there is no better way to restart your day than with a little perfumed moment from Roger & Gallet. All the fragrances are paraben free, dermatologically tested and can be worn in the sun.

The little moments come in Rose Imaginaire, Rose, Ginger, Bois D’Orange, Citron and Fleur D’Osmanthus. RRP €17.50