Beauty&Fashion

Sandra’s In Style At Top Hairdressing Awards

Sandra’s In Style At Top Hairdressing Awards

November 10, 2014 at 10:15 am Comments are Disabled

SANDRA O’SULLIVAN, a hairdresser with the Sean Taaffe Hair & Beauty Group who have an outlet in Tralee, came second in top annual hairdressing awards. Sandra, came second in the ‘ALFAPARF Junior Category  Hairdresser Awards’ at a ceremony at the Double Tree Hilton Hotel in Dublin last week. “As a […]

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Mary O'Donnell

Mary O’Donnell: Discovering Green Angel Products

November 10, 2014 at 10:03 am Comments are Disabled

    GREEN Angel is an award-winning luxurious range of Irish skincare, hair care and bath care preparations, which are based on the fusion of Irish seaweed and natural essential oils. The duel energy blend of their unique qualities provides Green Angel Irish Skincare with a truly outstanding range. The company […]

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Amanda Griffin, Megan O'Connor, April O'Rourke and Michaela Kavanagh, Ballyduff at the 'Take Me Out' night in aid of Ballyduff Buds Family Resource Centre at Ballyroe Heights Hotel. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: ‘Take Me Out’ Fundraiser In Ballyroe

November 9, 2014 at 10:57 am Comments are Disabled

A ‘Take Me Out’ fundraiser for the Ballyduff Buds Resource Centre was held at the Ballyroe Heights Hotel on Friday night. The organisers decided to try something new to help fund the vital service in the north Kerry village. “With all the cuts coming in, funding is essential so we said we’d […]

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Suzanne Sheehy, Linda Lowth and Margaret O'Connor at the 'Evening Of Style And Beauty' in aid of the Recovery Haven at CH Chemists on Friday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Fashion And Beauty Night For A Great Cause In CH Chemists

November 8, 2014 at 9:45 am Comments are Disabled

  A HUGE crowd turned out in CH Chemists on Friday night for a fundraiser in aid of Recovery Haven. The ‘Evening Of Style And Beauty’ brought together the make-up expertise of Helen Lawlor Parker of the CH Lancome counter and Weardrobe’s Sandra Rusk for tips on the coming season. Continued below… […]

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Zoe’s World: What Happened To Living In The Now?

Zoe’s World: What Happened To Living In The Now?

November 5, 2014 at 9:47 am Comments are Disabled

  WHEN I come home from any event that I have ever attended with the philosophy of writing a blogpost on it, I am one of many that has to run to the laptop rushing to be the first to tell people about it. Rushing to jump into that short […]

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Orlagh Winters: Children Should Be Allowed Be Children

Orlagh Winters: Children Should Be Allowed Be Children

November 4, 2014 at 11:50 am Comments are Disabled

SO there is no doubting that Romeo Beckham is one handsome little dude. It is hardly surprising that he was chosen as the face for Burberry’s Christmas campaign. He has, as my mother would say, a great mix of both his parents. I wonder did he want to do the […]

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Mary O'Donnell

Mary O’Donnell: My Encounter With The ‘Galway Player’

November 3, 2014 at 10:22 am Comments are Disabled

I HAVE taken to touring Ireland with Youngblood Ireland which is a mineral luxury cosmetic company. It is designed by Pauline Youngblood a lady from LA with a medical background. She believed that after procedures that there was not a make-up range that was gentle to the skin that also provided […]

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The Fanzini Brothers, Con Horgan, with kids promoting the National Circus Festival of Ireland.

The Circus Festival Is Coming To Town Next Month

October 29, 2014 at 9:20 am Comments are Disabled

  FROM its humble beginnings as a juggling convention 12 years ago, The National Circus festival is now Ireland’s largest annual circus festival and takes place in Tralee from November 13 – 16. Details of this year’s line-up have just been announced and families from all over the country will […]

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Zoe’s World: The Real ‘F Word’

Zoe’s World: The Real ‘F Word’

October 29, 2014 at 9:20 am 1 comment

YEARS ago, when referring to a women’s body shape, people never really knew what to say when a woman wasn’t stick-thin. Unfortunately, this led to people being called Fat when they didn’t have the same figure as Kate Moss. Which was totally, 100% wrong. Women are all different shapes and […]

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Mary O'Donnell

Mary O’Donnell: No Maybes, It’s Definitely Maybelline For Me!

October 29, 2014 at 9:18 am Comments are Disabled

I REALLY like Maybelline New York.  I feel it is a very price friendly range so it’s really easy and cost effective to try out new colours and trends. When thinking about this topic I realised that some of my favourite products of all time are by Maybelline. Here’s a little history of Maybelline (source […]

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Orlagh Winters: You’re Never Fully Dressed Without A Smile

Orlagh Winters: You’re Never Fully Dressed Without A Smile

October 28, 2014 at 10:59 am Comments are Disabled

IT’S Tuesday morning and I am back in Tralee after a long weekend in Italy and I am very glad to be home. Firstly, because no matter where I am in the world, there is nothing that beats waking up in your own bed. Secondly, I am delighted that I […]

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Zoe’s World: How The Recession Has Affected My Life

Zoe’s World: How The Recession Has Affected My Life

October 22, 2014 at 10:04 am Comments are Disabled

I THINK that 21st century children and teens are often portrayed as the tech children. I think that is true, considering I am always the one to ask when the computer stops working or I am always the one to offer a magic solution when you need to change your phone […]

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Orlagh Winters: My Weakness For Handbags

Orlagh Winters: My Weakness For Handbags

October 21, 2014 at 10:01 am Comments are Disabled

THERE is a weakness that overcomes me when I see a handbag I want. To say I become a woman possessed is an understatement. Apparently to some expert somewhere in the world, you can tell a lot about a girl by her choice of handbag. I am not quite sure […]

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PHOTOS: Glamorous Night Of Fashion At MS Fundraiser

PHOTOS: Glamorous Night Of Fashion At MS Fundraiser

October 20, 2014 at 10:19 am Comments are Disabled

WHAT was billed as ‘A Great Night of Fashion Fun and Music’ took place on Saturday night in the Ballyroe Heights Hotel. All proceeds were in aid of the Tralee and West Kerry branch of the Multiple Sclerosis Society. “We’re delighted with the turnout and quite a lot of people supported […]

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Mary O'Donnell

Mary O’Donnell: Marc’s Master Tips Go Down A Storm

October 20, 2014 at 10:05 am Comments are Disabled

MARC Sinclair was a big hit in CH Chemist recently. Marc is one of Lancome’s elite makeup artists and is a big deal in the world of makeup. Marc was a professional ballet dancer before he trained as a makeup artist. He does makeup for the BAFTAs, London Fashion Week […]

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Beauty expert, Triona McCarthy (centre) with the staff of Expose Beauty  Salon, from left: Sharon Hurley, Mary O'Hara, Sheila McQuinn, Kate Kavanagh (Manager), Triona McCarthy, Tara Griffin, Siobhan Sheehy and Sarah Dowling. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

Photos: Sunday Indo Beauty Expert Launches Tralee Salon

October 18, 2014 at 11:10 am Comments are Disabled

THE official opening of Expose Beauty in Mounthawk took place on Friday with popular beauty writer, Triona McCarthy, on hand to do the honours. “Kerry is such a social county, it really is,” said Triona McCarthy. “I come down here quite a lot for racing and the women are always so stylish, they […]

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At the opening of Winters Display, in the Horan Centre were: Carol Kennelly, Anne Leen, Danny Leen and Claire Murphy. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

PHOTOS: Opening Of Orlagh Winters’ Christmas Shop

October 17, 2014 at 10:11 am 1 comment

A LARGE crowd of well wishers were at the opening of a new business at the Horan Centre last night. Orlagh Winters opened her Winters Display business with a wine and canapés reception, DJ spinning festive tracks, special discounts and festive surprises throughout. There was even an appearance by the […]

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Sunday Indo Writer To Officially Open Expose Beauty

Sunday Indo Writer To Officially Open Expose Beauty

October 16, 2014 at 9:37 am Comments are Disabled

  POPULAR beauty writer, Triona McCarthy, will officially open Expose Beauty in Mounthawk this Friday. Expose Beauty opened its doors in February of this year and have been delighted with its success so far! “We are so excited about our official opening,” says Kate Kavanagh, Manager at Expose. “Having been […]

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Zoe’s World: Female Friendships? It’s Complicated!

Zoe’s World: Female Friendships? It’s Complicated!

October 15, 2014 at 5:39 am Comments are Disabled

EVERYONE has seen those clichéd Hollywood movies where the “High School” is divided into all the different groups. Each group carries the title of “Jocks”, “Geeks” or “Freaks”, depending on just how clichéd the movie actually is. These titles don’t actually fit any of the groups in the real world. […]

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Orlagh Winters: Debs Are Far More Sophisticated These Days

Orlagh Winters: Debs Are Far More Sophisticated These Days

October 14, 2014 at 11:07 am Comments are Disabled

  OK, so it was the early nineties and except for the dodgy perm, the thinking behind the look was quite ingenious even if I say so myself. I am talking about my debs dress. I restyled my mother’s cousin’s wedding dress. Life was an awful lot simpler then, there […]

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Mary O'Donnell

Mary O’Donnell: Much Praised Niche Beauty Products At O’Neill’s

October 13, 2014 at 9:46 am Comments are Disabled

Pharmacy Focus O’Neill’s Pharmacy, 3 Abbey Court, Tralee is one of the last remaining independent pharmacies in Tralee. Anne O’Neill, originally from the Oakpark, has over 25 years experience in community pharmacy having studied pharmacy in Trinity College. In the bustling Abbey Court area, O’Neill’s Pharmacy is busy dispensing  prescriptions both […]

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Fashion Night For A Great Cause In Ballyroe

Fashion Night For A Great Cause In Ballyroe

October 10, 2014 at 9:58 am Comments are Disabled

WHAT’s billed as ‘A Great Night of Fashion Fun and Music’ is coming up on Saturday, October 18, in the Ballyroe Heights Hotel All proceeds are in aid of the Tralee and West Kerry branch of the Multiple Sclerosis Society. There are up to 60 people in the the Tralee and […]

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Beata Kalinowska, Beata Witek, Magda Choroszewska, Krystle Delaney, Killorglin, at the Lancome Elite makeup artist, Marc Sinclair's Masterclass in CH Chemists on Tuesday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Packed Audience For Make-Up Masterclass In CH Chemists

October 8, 2014 at 9:43 am Comments are Disabled

CH Chemists was packed on Tuesday evening for a masterclass from one of the top make-up artists in the world. Marc Sinclair is one of six elite Lancome make-up artists in the world and ladies turned up to get top tips and watch a demonstration of the master at work. “Marc […]

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Zoe’s World: It’s The Festive Season…No Really!

Zoe’s World: It’s The Festive Season…No Really!

October 8, 2014 at 9:42 am Comments are Disabled

IT’S officially the festive season. Well, yes, it is, according to the array of selection boxes available in Tesco’s. Since it is only the beginning of October, I can’t deny that this scares me a little bit. Contrary to popular belief, I actually do keep up with the news. And […]

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Orlagh Winters: New Season, New Wardrobe

Orlagh Winters: New Season, New Wardrobe

October 7, 2014 at 10:30 am Comments are Disabled

WELL hello October! We certainly changed seasons with a bang this week. The flip flops and light cottons are finally packed away to the back of the wardrobe and if I am honest I am delighted. I have said before and I will say it again I am a Winter Girl, […]

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Colette O'Halloran and Lesley Daly, Tralee, at the 'Splash of Pink' event in aid of the Irish Cancer Society, at Ballygarden Garden Centre on Saturday morning. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: A Colourful Morning In Ballyseedy At ‘Splash Of Pink’ Event

October 6, 2014 at 9:21 am Comments are Disabled

BALLYSEEDY Garden Centre is always a colourful spot, but none more so than on Saturday morning, where people gathered for the ‘Splash of Pink’ coffee morning in aid of the Irish Cancer Society. Ladies and gents sported some element of pink clothing and the event went down a storm for all […]

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Mary O'Donnell

Mary O’Donnell: Ten Tips To Prevent You From Scaring Him Away

October 6, 2014 at 9:20 am Comments are Disabled

RECENTLY I was asked to give a talk to students about beauty. The principal, who is male, asked me to get across that if a woman looks like she has no makeup on, then she’s got it right. I was very impressed with his knowledge of my world. So it got me thinking, what […]

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Paul Galvin

GAA Style Icon Paul Galvin Picks Up New Fashion Job

October 3, 2014 at 4:57 pm Comments are Disabled

IN news that might get fashion gurus and GAA followers talking in equal measure, Paul Galvin, has been announced as the new style editor for men’s lifestyle website Joe.ie Paul starts his role with immediate effect. The former Kerry player, who has lived in Tralee for a number of years now, […]

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Sam McCauley’s Sarah Makes The Cut To Help Cancer Sufferers

Sam McCauley’s Sarah Makes The Cut To Help Cancer Sufferers

October 3, 2014 at 4:10 pm Comments are Disabled

A TRALEE woman has decided to cut 16 inches off her hair to help out cancer patients. Sarah Burke from Ballymac, who works in the cosmetics department in Sam McCauley’s Chemists in Manor West, chopped off her locks to donate to Recovery Haven, where the hair will be used in making […]

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Denise Bourke of Divas and Dudes, Margaret Brick of Connect Publications, Deputy Michael Healy Rae, JP Brick and Lisa Geaney of Divas and Dudes, at the launch party for 'Connect' Magazine in Kirby's Brogue Inn on Thursday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

Photos: Margaret’s ‘Connections’ Turn Up For A Great Party

October 3, 2014 at 10:51 am Comments are Disabled

THERE was a packed house in Kirby’s Brogue Inn on Thursday night for the official launch of ‘Connect’ Magazine. The monthly lifestyle publication, the brainchild of Tralee woman Margaret Brick, has been running for six months now and 10,000 copies are distributed all over the county. Family, friends, clients and staff […]

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