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Life Column: Lip Service

Life Column: Lip Service

Get your beauty kicks with the latest lip tricks, hair slicks and eye flicks with all the top picks from Triona McCarthy, right here, right now.   TRIONA’S TOP TRENDS I always have a lipstick in my bag or pocket. With a few swipes, lipstick […]

Life Column: Thanks, it’s New!

Life Column: Thanks, it’s New!

Hello September, all shiny and fresh – step inside as Triona McCarthy has been expecting you. She has lots of beauty newbies to get you settled into next season.   Triona’s Top Trends How is it September already? It was July last week… wasn’t it? […]

Life Column: Give Me Skin

Life Column: Give Me Skin

Out-of-this world brushes, mascara to make you go oooh and a few name drops – Triona McCarthy has the newbies on everyone’s wish list.   Triona’s Top Trends When I’m – finally – crowned Kween of Ireland, I’m granting us all an extra month of […]

LIFE COLUMN 22ND JULY 2018

LIFE COLUMN 22ND JULY 2018

LIFE 22.07.18 TANTASTIC     With brighter days here, it’s time to liven up your beauty duty to blast you right into summer. This and much, much more from our blue-eyed beauty expert Triona McCarthy.   THE TRIMIX I’ve realized lately, that I’ve got much […]

HOT TO TROT!

HOT TO TROT!

  “Excuse me Triona!” “Oh hello!” I said as I turned around to see a gorgeous girl behind me, in Brown Thomas, this weekend, where I was hosting a workshop. “Can I ask you a skincare question please?!” “Of course!” I said, “that’s my favourite […]

I NEVER KNEW HOW IMPORTANT WHAT PAINT BRAND YOU CHOOSE IS!!!

I NEVER KNEW HOW IMPORTANT WHAT PAINT BRAND YOU CHOOSE IS!!!

I’ve never claimed to be a Domestic Goddess, more of a Domestic Godhelpus! Lately though, I’ve been busying snazzying up our house-a converted coach house dating back to the 1800s. I work from home, so I film here, have meetings, photoshoots as well as regular […]

LIFE COLUMN: COLOUR PUNCH

LIFE COLUMN: COLOUR PUNCH

If you’re looking for the perfect matte lipstick or nude nail, look no further. Our beauty guru Triona McCarthy has got you covered. Literally!   TRIONA’S TOP TRENDS Last year it was all about pastels, well now the colour wheel has spun around once more, […]

LIFE COLUMN: MOTHER KNOWS BEST

LIFE COLUMN: MOTHER KNOWS BEST

Touch-ups on the go, bespoke skincare, fighting flyaways – even Mother’s Day panic. Our beauty maven, TRIONA MCCARTHY, lists her must-have beauty fix-its.   TRIONA’S TOP TRENDS Becoming a mum myself to Maxi and Mini made my relationshop with my own mum, Margaret, even more […]

Weekend Warrior: Part 16

Weekend Warrior: Part 16

WILL & GRACE SEASON 9     Available on RTE2, Monday nights at 9pm and catch-up on RTE Player. We were sad to see them go after season 8 finished in 2006, but, following the internet’s happy-dance at their reunion in a 10-minute election day […]

LIFE COLUMN: ROSE GLOW

LIFE COLUMN: ROSE GLOW

Everything is coming up roses – from hand cream, to eye palettes, to skincare – so our sweet-smelling expert, TRIONA MCCARTHY, is feeling rather flowery.   TRIONA’S TOP TRENDS Everything is about roses in the beauty world this season – ever since the flower returned […]