Sunscreen V's Foundation

One thing I have always battled with in the summer months is how I can protect my skin from the sun’s harmful UV rays, whilst still going out with a full face of makeup on! It’s certainly not the most attractive look when half of your makeup is sliding off you face and caking when… Read more >


Butter Gloss Lips from NYX for a lip gloss fanatic

I am an absolute lip gloss fanatic, so when these babies arrived in store I couldn’t wait to try them out!  I decided to first purchase the gloss in a colour that would easily match my everyday makeup look, and so I could test it out in my daily routine. I chose “Vanilla Cream Pie”…. Read more >


Skincare Heroes

When it comes to skin care, you don’t always have to pay big bucks to get good quality effective products. When it comes to getting your skin looking it’s best, look no further than the counters at your local Life Pharmacy. To help you pick through the mammoth amount of products, I have put together… Read more >


The Irish Pharmacy Awards – Young Pharmacist of the Year 2015

The Irish Pharmacy Awards attract a total of 600+ pharmacists, pharmacy staff, leading members of pharmacy academia and representatives from the pharmaceutical sector on the night. These awards are held with such high regard across the entire pharmacy sector; their meaning can only truly be understood on the night but they are designed to recognise… Read more >


Seasonal flu

Seasonal Flu 2014/2015 update

Advice re Flu Vaccination 16 January 2015 There has been significant media coverage over the last number of days regarding the effectiveness of the Flu vaccination. Below is the latest information we have on the Vaccine and advice from the HSE regarding vaccination. We have also added some of tips for Cold & Flu and… Read more >


Real Techniques…Why This Is The Brand Of Choice For Makeup Artists Worldwide!!

So many of you may not have heard of Real Techniques, the star brand backed by sisters Samantha and Nicola Chapman so I am going to give you a brief overview as to why this brand has been so successful and why I choose it over brand names including MAC (I swear this is true)…and… Read more >


La Roche-Posay Cicaplast Baume B5

We can’t rave enough about this wonder product here in our Donabate Life store. It is certainly not a product that would be thrown away or forgotten about in the back of your cupboard! So to help you put this product to good use, I made a list of 20 different ways this miracle balm… Read more >


A natural alternative to Hair Care

A natural alternative to Hair Care MooGoo Shampoo & Conditioner About a month ago, I decided to make a drastic change to my hair care regime; I was fed up of the build-up in my hair after using products that contained silicones and chemicals. My hair felt limp all the time, and because I naturally… Read more >


Dehydrated skin on my travels

It is safe to say this month has been by far very busy but productive so I can’t complain. With traveling the skin can become dehydrated as diet and other factors speed up ageing. It was so important to me meeting agents and going to castings to have healthy looking skin with a glow. Personally… Read more >


In search of the hot nail look this summer

I’ve been looking for some new colours and ideas to improve my nail look this summer. I’d never heard of binky (confession I’m not a made in chelsea fan) but I was happy to try this product out in my Life Pharmacy goodie bag. The gel polish was a nice suprise as it had a… Read more >