It’s no secret in the cosmetics world that alphabet creams saved the industry from the recession. The beauty hybrid, BB creams, were an Asian import a(...)

For make-up fans, the festive season must come a little early. Christmas collections are always the highlight of the year, and brands reserve the most sublime limited edition items for them.

A llow me to apologise for bringing even a whisper of Christmas into your Saturday. I know that it’s too soon. None of us are ready for the chaos t(...)

If you’re on the hunt for a winter fragrance with that something special, there are several worth trying.
Beauty Report: Wintry fragrances
  • Beauty
  • September 19, 2015, 00:00

Fragrance shouldn’t be limited to categories like “daytime” and “evening”. As the people you pass on the street start to reflect the coming of wint(...)

Oil in skincare should never be a contentious topic, but it is. Many of us have a close minded suspicion of oils, and our skin is worse off for it.(...)

Alibaba worked with 40 brands including Nike and Adidas last year to remove fake athletic shoes, watches and bags on the company’s largest retail platform Taobao Marketplace

Alibaba, China’s largest e-commerce operator, rejected claims in a lawsuit by Kering that it facilitates the sale of counterfeit merchandise. Kering (...)

Tanning is dangerous territory, and I’m not referring to the traditional method. It’s always preferable to use a good false tanning product – w(...)

The skin’s texture is always going to catch the light. No volume of foundation or concealer can cover bumps or open pores, much to the chagrin ofev(...)

Use raw honey: processing removes much of the goodness

Sinéad Moore: My top beauty tip is honey, raw and unadulterated. I’ve always had problem skin but started using honey to remove my make-up(...)

1970’s chic: suede coat, €1,240, Theory; dress, €446, Diane Von Furstenberg; glasses, €315, Miu Miu, all Brown Thomas. Hat, €19.99, River Island

If there’s one period that continues to dominate present day fashion it’s the 70s as this shoot styled by Carmel Daly illustrates. The vogue reache(...)

The beauty report: quick fixes
  • Beauty
  • February 7, 2015, 05:00

The time a woman takes to apply her make-up in the morning can often be the only interval in the day when she takes time for herself. I relish the min(...)