September scents: Four grown-up perfumes for the new season
- September 10, 2019, 06:00
Fragrance is highly aspirational. You buy fragrance not for the person you are but for the person you want to be. The person I am, left to her o(...)
Superquinn, Xtra-Vision and Roches Stores: The shops we loved so much
- September 9, 2019, 02:06
Last week, in an idle moment, Pricewatch took to Twitter and asked about the shops which have closed that people missed the most. The response was en(...)
The new Charlotte Tilbury foundation: what's our verdict?
- August 27, 2019, 06:00
Foundation creates the base for whatever you apply over it, and the finish you choose – matte, glowing, light or full coverage – sets the mood of your(...)
Faux ferns, a dash of mustard and a Wicklow warehouse sale: what’s new in interiors
- August 24, 2019, 06:00
Green scene House plants really add atmosphere to a home but if you want to be able to lock up your place and not have to curry favour with a friend o(...)
‘Christmas junkies’ descend on new Brown Thomas Christmas shop
- August 15, 2019, 16:05
There were shoppers aplenty in a festive spirit at Brown Thomas on Thursday as the Grafton Street, Dublin store opened its Christmas Shop, a full 131 (...)
Compensation culture claims Shelbourne’s famous front door
- Homes & Property
- August 15, 2019, 15:51
Who knew that fancy hotels could be among the riskiest places in Dublin? Compensation culture has claimed its latest victim, and the city’s purists ar(...)
Retinol, retinoid, retinish: What do they mean and which should you be using?
- July 23, 2019, 06:00
Retinol is tricky to navigate. People tend to love it or fear it, and those who have a negative experience tend to avoid it ever after. Retinol does d(...)
Why is kitting out your children for school so expensive?
- July 22, 2019, 06:00
It can’t be back to school time already, can it? No, not really. Schools won’t start back for more than a month, but as with most everything nowadays (...)
Not so fast, fashion: Is it time for the industry's ‘Blue Planet’ moment?
- July 20, 2019, 06:04
Around 100 billion items of clothing are delivered out of garment factories around the world every year. Collectively, the world’s population buys 400(...)
Five hard-working beauty products to add to your summer make-up bag
- July 2, 2019, 06:00
It is actually summer. Don’t make me say it again, and please keep snide comments to yourself. You can Google it – June logically implies summer and I(...)