Friday, 28 August 2015

My visit to Sephora Hair & Beauty

I had been promising myself a facial for months now, so this week I finally decided to treat myself. I made an appointment for a Dermalogica facial at Sephora in Dundrum. My sister frequently goes there and is always telling me about how experienced and friendly the staff at Sephora are.

Sephora Dundrum is a relatively new salon based in Dundrum village. It is both a Hair and Beauty salon so there is plenty of treatments to choose from. 

I booked my appointment through their online booking form (link). I really liked this process, it was quick and easy and I was sent a reminder email and text with my appointment details.
When I arrived at the salon I was greeted at the reception area and taken downstairs to the beauty floor. The salon is absolutely beautiful, it has fresh white walls, oversized mirrors, pastel shades and warm inviting scented candles.

Monika was the therapist for my appointment, she gave me a form to fill out. I was then taken into the treatment room where Monika preformed a consultation on my skin. This gave her an opportunity to evalute my skin and disuss any problem areas. From here Monika and I decided on the Dermalogica products we wanted to use for the facial. I thoroughly enjoyed the facial, I felt so relaxed and my skin felt cleaner than it had in months. Monika also discussed my skin condition throughout the facial and what products would be good for my skin.

I left the salon feeling relaxed and my skin felt beautiful, I really noticed my skin was softer this morning and I felt my makeup applied a lot smoother on my skin than it usually would. 

I would definitely recommend Sephora Salon. The prices are very reasonable and the staff are so friendly. I noticed a lady getting a Pedicure Spa treatment while I was there, it looked so relaxing, I think that will be my next appointment.

Find out more about Sephora on their website here,

They also have a facebook page with glowing reviews here,

Thank you to the lovely Monika for an amazing experience.

Tuesday, 25 August 2015

Eucerin Suncare Range

I am just home after spending 6 days in sunny Barcelona. We had a fantastic time. It is such a struggle to get back into the usual work routine! I was sent some Eucerin Suncare products to try while I was away. I received the SPF 30 Transparent Sun Spray for sensitive skin* and the SPF 30 Sun Lotion Extra light also for sensitive skin*.

These suncreams/spray's are Eucerin’s latest suncare products to the Irish market.  Eucerin Suncare has every skin type covered so you can approach your suncare products just like you would your skincare products, taking care to manage your skin’s condition in the best way possible. Eucerins covers the following skin care types:

Sun allergy-prone skin, Oily and blemish-prone skin, Dry skin and eczema.

I first tried the SPF 30 Transparent Sun Spray for sensitive skin. I have quite sensitive, dry skin so this was a perfect sun spray for me. My boyfriend is very fair skinned so he also gave this product a try. We both loved this product. The spf spray was so convenient, it sprayed evenly and dried in seconds. We took it to the beach with us each day.

I used the SPF 30 Sun Lotion Extra light for sensitive skin cream for my face, as I said I have quite dry skin, so I don't like putting anything too heavy on my face. But this cream was perfect. Again like the spray it dried in no time and did not leave a greasy finish. I did not experience any breakouts during the week.

All in all I was delighted with these products and thoroughly recommend them.

Eucerin Suncare is available in Boots, Group pharmacies (Lloyds, Sam McCauley, Haven, Total Health) and selected independent pharmacies throughout the country.

Has anyone else given these a try?

Monday, 10 August 2015

Moroccan Rose Gold Glow Perfect Dry Oil

I was absolutely delighted when this little beauty arrived through the post box. I love Ren products, their products are always presented in gorgeous packaging and are super luxurious, and when you mix Ren with anything rose gold I'm sold! Moroccan Rose Gold Glow Perfect Dry Oil* is a new product from Ren. This new dry oil leaves your skin silky smooth while also leaving you with a healthy rose gold glow. With ingredients including precious plant oils and actives, it deeply hydrates, conditions and protects your skin.

We finally had some nice weather this weekend so I decided it would be a good opportunity to give this product a try. Staying out in the hot sun can leave your skin feeling dry and sensitive.

I was very impressed with this product. It is absolutely beautiful. It has a spray pump which makes application a doddle. The product feels super soft and luxurious. My skin looked super healthy and the rose gold shimmer glow was perfect for the summer evenings. I'm off to sunny Barcelona on Saturday, I will definitely be taking this little gem with me!

Has anyone else tried this product?

Find out more about Ren products here,