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Tuesday 6 June 2023 Dublin: 12°C

# makeup

All time
# gis a pizza that
Mac is bringing out a new liquid eyeliner that rolls on like a pizza cutter
Because why would they make it easy for us?
# silisponge
Penneys are now selling those weird silicone makeup sponges - but are they worth a go?
Should it replace your beauty blender? Let’s examine the evidence.
# naked palette heaven
A whole shop dedicated to Urban Decay is set to open on Dublin's Grafton Street
The makeup brand has been granted permission to open at 50 Grafton Street. Wahoo!
# instagram mua
How Much Do You Really Know About Makeup?
Are you an Instagram MUA or a bit of a noob? Find out here.
# did i ask tho
Hey makeup police, it's time to stop telling people they're wearing 'too much makeup'
“I prefer a natural look.” Oh do you now? Isn’t that nice for you?
# thursday tan night
22 things you'll know if you're a girl who LOVES her fake tan
Throw your tanning mitts up if you feel me.
# manny mua
This makeup artist had the best response to a Twitter troll claiming he wasn't raised right
Yaaas manny.
# bend and snap
18 new Irish Snapchatters to make your feed 100% more interesting
Liven up yer auld Snaps!
# squishy egg
This dad narrated his teenage daughter's makeup tutorial and it's sassy as hell
“I don’t like the eyebrows I was given so I’m gonna draw them in a little darker.”
# the come clean cloth
These makeup removing cloths from Penneys are a total game-changer
Actual magic.
# eye love d*ck
Gals are taking the piss out of mad makeup trends with the help of 'd*ckliner'
So creative! So NSFW!
# powder room
Beauty bloggers are going crazy for this makeup setting powder from Penneys
A dupe for the tricky-to-find Ben Nye Banana Powder! Happy days.
# spooky scary
This Donegal makeup artist's Halloween looks are wonderfully gory
Alanna Gormley has SKILLS.
# Flawless
Boots have hit the jackpot with their new spokesperson Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
The Nigerian author will star in a new ad campaign launching this week.
# put it on your face
10 products from Sleek that need a home in your makeup bag
Sleek are killing the beauty game, folks.
# orange you glad
Ah, Pan Stik - every Irish 90s girl's Holy Grail makeup product
# check yo lipstick
The coveted Kat Von D makeup is *finally* available in Ireland - here's what you need to know
No longer must we beg lipsticks off pals going to the States!
# squeaky clean
Gals are raving about these cheap as chips makeup brush cleaners from Penneys
Penneys, saving our lives again.
# snappin'
Real-life Snapchat filters are the next big beauty trend, apparently
Models at NY Fashion Week sported painted-on filters on the runway. Cute.
# leeedul
We tried everything from Lidl's new makeup range, and here's what you should get
Nothing costs more than €3. Woo!
# ultimate basics
Urban Decay is bringing out a new Naked palette and people are going mad for it
Into eyeshadow in a big way? Here’s what you need to know.
We tried H&M's swish new makeup range and here are our 3 picks
Everything ranges from €4.99 to €12.99. *thumbs up emoji*
# kylie cosmetics
Kylie Jenner released a new makeup line last night and there was absolute pandemonium
It completely sold out in 45 minutes. Madness!
# fooled you
10 super cheap Penneys dupes for MAC lipsticks
Why spend €20 when you can spend €2?
# pan stik chic
A beauty blogger put 100 layers of foundation on her face and it was truly disturbing
Just a cute look for popping down to the shops.
# how can i help you
12 things only people who've worked in Boots will understand
“Please don’t ask me where the lube is, please don’t ask me where the lube is…”
# pan porn
14 pictures that will be oddly pleasing to makeup lovers
Well-loved makeup.
# 3 for 2
10 tweets that chart Irish gals' difficult relationship with Boots 3 for 2 deals
# no7
10 actually good No7 products to spend your next Boots voucher on
No longer shall they languish at the bottom of your handbag.
# it's an illusion
This woman's insane makeup optical illusions will melt your brain
# holy grail
We asked 9 Irish beauty bloggers for their one 'Holy Grail' product
Tried, tested, and true.
# makeup tutorial
Instagram is absolutely loving this guy's fast food contouring tutorial
Work work work work WORK.
# shine free
10 products that will help oily-skinned gals through the Irish summer
And they’re all €20 and under. *thumbs up*
# ps pro
We tried Penneys' new 'professional' makeup range and here are our 3 picks
# I don't wanna cover up
Alicia Keys has spoken about why she has completely stopped wearing makeup
“Do what makes you feel good”
# dat highlight doe
This beauty blogger made up her whole face with highlighter, and it looks INSANE
There is such thing as too much glow, we’re learning.
# heather shimmer
13 beauty products that will make Irish 90s girls weak with nostalgia
If it wasn’t frosted, we weren’t interested.
# sephora
10 reasons why Sephora needs to come to Ireland immediately
Makeup shop OF THE GODS.
# Tinkerbell
7 reasons why Tinkerbell makeup was coveted by every Irish girl in the 90s
Remember that peel-off nail polish?
# ps love
8 brilliant Penneys makeup products that are all under a fiver