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    Are makeup refills the future?

    Consumers becoming more environmentally conscious has forced makeup brands to reconsider the way they package and supply their products. As more and more people are looking for sustainable companies to purchase their products from, the makeup industry has had to adapt. Brands like MOB (Makeup for a Better World) have looked to the future and …

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    LFW & NYFW 2018

    In the fashion industry, February means one thing- New York Fashion Week. The New York shows are remarkable in that designers always express strong political statements and this year was no exception. Our society sees women speaking out louder and prouder than ever before with the #MeToo movement and this reflected on the catwalk. Alexander …

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    Are barbershops a man’s world?

    In recent years, celebrities like Scarlett Johansson and Ruby Rose with their trademark cropped cuts have sparked an increase in the number of women supporting daring, statement hairstyles. Although still predominantly occupied by men, more and more women have been straying from the hairdressers to get a little more than a trim down in the …

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    The beauty of drag culture

    Inside the dressing room of Trianon in Paris, drag superstar Katya shows the camera crew around. “We have the girls over here- there’s Michelle, Sharon and Courtney,” she announces. “Okay, here we go,” Katya sits down at her chair and begins ‘painting’- the drag term for a male performer putting on makeup and ‘painting on’ …

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    Scents of the festive season

    Scents of ginger, cinnamon and pumpkin spice are in the air as it is beginning to smell a lot like Christmas. As far as Christmas gifts go, perfume and colognes are almost always a winner. Winter doesn’t have to mean throwing your favourite candy sweet and summery perfume in the corner, however cold weather fragrances …

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    MAC releases Christmas collection

    MAC released its 2017 snowball holiday collection on to Irish shelves on Wednesday 23rd of October. The new winter themed collection draws inspiration from Chanel in the bold use of metallic this season. “Find your rhythm and light up the night in cool frost and high-chrome shine. We’ve got all the bling you’ll ever need …

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    Fall/ Winter 2017 beauty trends

    The season of gloomy skies and fallen leaves is finally upon us – and with that means goodbye to the natural tanned makeup of summer and hello to the new beauty trends from the A/W Paris, Milan, London and New York fashion weeks. From smudged ‘just made-out’ lips to luminous, glowing skin, there is a …