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24th Sep 2015

7 beauty must-haves for Mums on-the-run

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So, what works and what won’t max out the credit allowance for this month? Here’s the quick-fire route to a packed make-up bag, without having to break the bank. 

Here’s to a flawless face and a lighter Winter make-up bag:

1. Nail polish by Rimmel


What Gel-effect and awesome staying power.

Why Gorgeous colour range and super-fast drying time. We suggest the powered baby blue tone. Delish.

Where and how much? Boots and pharmacies nationwide for €5.


2. Foundation by Paese


What Fluid for normal skin, with a soothing scent.

Why Smooth, non-drying with good coverage for that swift move from office to cocktail bar.

Where and how much? Online via Cloud10BeautyDolledUp for €13.


3. Great Lash mascara by Maybelline


What Non-clumping texture and the coloured packing means you can actually locate it in your make-up bag. Natch.

Why Elongates each lash and doesn’t irritate during prolonged wear.

Where and how much? Pharmacies nationwide for €8.


4. Brow kit by Fuschia


What Wax with staying-power in a nifty pocket-sized case for your clutch.

Why Natural colour range to get those brows on fleek. Power brows are the bomb ladies.

Where and how much? Vanity Rooms or Fuschia for €16.


5. Lip liner by Bourjois


What 24hr pout-perfector with enviable tones to showcase that cupid’s bow.

Why Non-drying with lots of neutral shades for even the palest lassie.

Where and how much? Boots for €10.


6. Eye liner by Catrice


What The colour ‘Brown’ (simply) is a great in-betweeny colour for daytime and epic on the lower lash line at night.

Why Durable day-to-evening and it does. Not. Budge. Fact.

Where and how much? Pharmacies nationwide for €4.


7. Eye Concealer by Clarins*


What Creamy but doesn’t crease. Covers but doesn’t cake.

Why Covers dark circles effortlessly, (even the more pronounced ones of a glasses-wearer nerd, like yours truly).

Where and how much? House of Fraser, Brown Thomas and all reputable pharmacies for €26 – the biggest splurge, but TBH priorities are priorities.

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