The Irish beauty pro’s guide to party season


The groomed forehead “Brow developments are eternally altering, however a forehead type that can by no means exit is groomed brows which might be softly stuffed in and set. My go-to product is BPerfect Indestructi’Brow Pencil, €9.95 (1). You can mimic tiny hair strokes utilizing this slim pencil for a tender pure forehead look.” Best Brow Artist, Michelle Fox, Michelle Fox MUA and PhiBrows
The new glitter “Glitter will be worn at any age – simply ask Cher. For me, it’s all about cream eyeshadow and eye kohl softly blended on the attention. MAC Costa Riche, €20 (2), is the final word liner. Try a tender glitter pigment on prime, like Brown Sugar from Up Cosmetics, €16 (5).” Best Make-up Artist, Lisa Shannon, Lisa Shannon Makeup
The doe eye “Cluster lashes are best to apply for newbies – go for the lashes which have completely different lengths in a single pack. Tip: look down right into a handheld mirror for the perfect utility angle.” Sweed Lashes Nikki No Lash-Lash, €27.50 (3). Best Lash Artist, Jess Hurley, Lola Lash, Dublin
Make it final “I like to prep pores and skin with BPerfect One Dew Three Setting Spray, €14.95, earlier than my basis. After perfecting my basis, I apply Laura Mercier Translucent Loose Powder, €45, with a small powder brush – with this system, I discover my make-up lasts all day and night time.” Best Beauty Influencer, Michelle Regazzoli Stone
The all-night pink lip “Never skip a lip liner. I recommend filling in your entire lip with the liner earlier than making use of the lipstick to enhance endurance. It’s additionally an thought to clear up any edges with a cream concealer.” Sculpted by Aimee Connolly Lip Duo in Ruby Rouge, €19 (4). Beauty Entrepreneur of the Year, Aimee Connolly, Founder, Sculpted by Aimee Connolly

The glazed donut nail “Chrome is constant to have a second, ever since Hailey Bieber invented it with the glazed donut development. However, we have a tendency to see a extra exaggerated use of chrome in Tropical Popical, with metallics and scorching pinks reigning supreme. Add glitter on the ideas for the final word party nail.” OPI GelColor Chrome Effects in Tin Man Can, €25.20 (6). Best Nail Technician, Jo Simpson, and Hall of Fame winner, Andrea Horan, of Best Nail Salon, Tropical Popical
The tan turn-around “Applying a small quantity of water-based moisturiser to the drier elements of the physique like palms, elbows, and so on earlier than your spray tan helps a deal with, and ensure to preserve shaving or waxing 24 to 48 hours earlier than a tan. A water- primarily based moisturiser is your best possible pal for prolonging your tan, and non-oil-based merchandise work nice for giving your tan an additional few days.” Bare by Vogue Liquid Body Illuminator, €25 (7). Best Therapist, Jamie Burns, Burgundy Skin & Beauty
The party-perfect tan “The color agent in tanning formulation (DHA) solely adheres to the oldest cells on the prime of the pores and skin, which naturally slough off, so it’s essential to exfoliate and moisturise your entire physique to guarantee your tan has some recent, clean pores and skin to adhere to. The good primer will neutralise any merchandise on the pores and skin and add a splash of hydration too. Start on the ankles and work your approach up the physique – that approach, you possibly can’t miss anyplace. To extend the tan and preserve your pores and skin from drying, use a moisturiser each day from the minute you do this first rinse.” Best Beauty Salon, Skin & Body Works, Navan and Ratoath; suggestions from proprietor Andrea Farrelly

The pores and skin and tonic “Profhilo is an injectable hyaluronic acid that’s the key to plump, juicy pores and skin and a deliciously hydrated complexion. Little drops are injected into the pores and skin, which assist clean out wonderful traces and wrinkles, bettering the general pores and skin texture. It’s a game-changer for decrease face pores and skin rejuvenation.” Best Advanced Aesthetician, Dr Altona Myers, of Best Aesthetic Clinic, Facial Rejuve, Sandyford

The pores and skin refresh “There are a very good few merchandise that present hydration and regeneration on one other stage, to revive post-party pores and skin. I exploit these myself, even after an extended day at work or an extended flight. Auteur Definitive Enzyme Cleanser, €158 (10), will eliminate even the heaviest of make-up. Also, masks all the way in which! My favourites are Biologique Recherche Masque PIGM 400, €130, for earlier than and after party, and Valmont LumiMask, €166 (9). Your under-eye space will want a variety of consideration, so strive Valmont Instant Eye Stress Relieving Patches, €39. My all-time favorite and finest remedy there’s, is Biologique Recherche Crème Masque Vernix, €151.” Best Facialist, Olga Kochlewska, Skin by Olga

The post-party rescue “For post- party restoration, make sure the physique is nicely hydrated, and be sure you are getting sufficient sleep and downtime. Some at-home skincare merchandise that I might suggest are the Elemis Pro-Collagen Eye Masks, €61 (8), for decreasing puffiness across the eye space, and Voya Pillow Heaven Relaxing Sleep Spray, €10 (11), for that restful night time’s sleep.” Best Spa, Aqua Sana Spa at Center Parcs Longford Forest; suggestions from spa supervisor Caroline Newton

To wash or not to wash? “When it comes to hair prep for party season, the most well-liked query I’m requested is, “Should I wash my hair or not?” The recommendation that second-day soiled hair is best for styling is a fable. Shampoo and situation your hair the morning of your night time out. When the hair is filled with product and oils, it weighs the hair down and makes styling your hair for an evening out more difficult.” Dyson Corrale straightener, €479.99 (14). Most Creative Talent in Hair, Norma-Jean O’Reilly, of Best Hair Salon, The Room
The smooth updo “Hair up shall be large for this yr’s party season. Keep it straightforward with hairspray; I like Oribe Superfine Hair Spray, €44 (13). Get a pleasant, clear parting with a low ponytail and easily wrap into a decent chignon and pin. This look is smooth and glossy; you possibly can costume it up with assertion earrings. Finish the look with Color Wow Extra Mist-ical Shine Spray, €29 (12).” Best Hair Stylist, Roy Leigh, No 72 The Gallery, Dun Laoghaire
Lived-in waves “For beachy, textured waves – my favorite search for party season – wave the entrance sections away from the face and within the again, alternate in reverse instructions, leaving the ends straight. Dress the hair out with texture spray for separation. A large-tooth comb will break up curls and waves with out disturbing the type a lot. I really like the ghd detangling comb, €9.50 (18).” Living Proof Full Dry Volume &; Texture Spray, €14.95 (17). Best Bloody Brilliant Blow-dry, Neill Cooney, Brown Sugar, Blackrock

The glass shine “Hair will get a bit frazzled from heated styling and indoor heating. My tip is to use a remedy as soon as per week that’s wealthy in amino acids to seal the cuticle and lock all of the goodness in, leaving you with irresistibly shiny locks. My favorite is the Joico Ok-Pak Color Therapy Luster Lock Instant Shine & Repair Treatment, €25.50 – my tip is to go away it in in a single day.” Best Hair Colourist, Sabrina Hill, Kopper Hair Salon, Cork

The males’s hair grooming guide“The finest tip for styling I’ve is to purchase a hairdryer – lads, it’s the one approach to preserve a pleasant type in your hair! Depending on the hair size, for a very good maintain within the hair, strive L’Oréal Professionnel Tecni.Art Super Dust hair powder, €9.50 (15), which might have the perfect maintain for party season. For extra of a free maintain, strive L’Oréal Professionnel Tecni.Art Beach Waves, €18.55 (16).” Men’s Hair Specialist, Suzanne Redmond, Sugar Daddy
Featured pictures by Ganni x Submission.

This article initially appeared within the Winter 2022 challenge of IMAGE Magazine, on cabinets now. If you can not discover the most recent challenge in your native store, make certain to go to to purchase your copy and have it delivered to your door, anyplace on the planet.

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