Sail Away with Tommy Hilfiger

Thu, Jun 04, 2009

Get in the sailing mood this season with the latest nautical looks from Tommy Hilfiger. The company is the official sponsor of Team Delta Lloyd in the Volvo Ocean Race and supplies the crew’s on and off shore apparel, including footwear, watches, sunwear, tailored suits and inshore racing gear.

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Halt wrinkles in their tracks

Thu, Jun 04, 2009

A revolutionary new intensive anti-ageing moisturiser, which claims to mimic the effect of botox without the pinch of the needle or the pain of the price, is available locally.

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Check to cheek

Thu, Jun 04, 2009

Blusher is to the complexion what vitamins are to your health, according to Dick Page, artistic director for Shiseido Make-Up.

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Shed pounds naturally

Thu, Jun 04, 2009

A new natural weight management tool aims to give women the confidence and motivation to reveal their perfect figure and feel good in their skin.

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Pamper those peepers

Thu, Jun 04, 2009

If fine lines are beginning to creep around your eyes making your peepers look tired and less than sparkling then consider using Ziaja’s serum for eyes and lip area (€10.49),

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Buff your body

Thu, Jun 04, 2009

The newly launched Mama Mio Body Buff is being hailed as a perfect preparation for a glorious self-tan.

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Dress for your shape and save money — part two

Thu, May 28, 2009

In last week’s column I emphasised the fact that knowing what suits your body shape is the key to look your best and save you money.

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Enjoy some retail therapy at rock bottom prices

Thu, May 28, 2009

Number 34 Shop Street is the shop to visit this week. Whether you are a woman or man, looking for something casual or dressy, you will not beat the fantastic value at the Galway Hat Shop sale shop. Proprietor of the Galway Hat shop, Sandra Divilly, is opening a special sale shop for one week only. Sandra will be the third generation of the Divilly family to trade from Number 34 Shop Street. Both her grandfather Martin Divilly and her father Brian Divilly ran Divilly's Butchers from the premises. Suzanne's Boutique, run by Sandra's mother, was the first ladies’ fashion store on the premises followed by Sasha boutique.

Sandra Divilly has been successfully running her accessories business, The Galway Hat Shop, from the Corbett Court shopping centre for the last nine years. Business there will continue as normal during the week, while in the sale shop there will be casual hats for ladies, gents, and children all half price or less. This will be the biggest ever millinery sale seen in the country with more than 100 wedding hats reduced to half price and less. There will be wedding hats for sale starting from just €20! There will be designer headpieces by Catherine Cooke, Suzanne Bettley, and many others with up to 50 per cent discounts, along with handbags, wraps, and jewellery all half price.

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Relax, revive, rejuvenate at Devon Holistic

Thu, May 28, 2009

Devon Holistic Health Clinic is located in Devon Park House, 108 Lower Salthill, an excellent location with free parking and on the No 1 bus route. The clinic has therapy rooms, a yoga studio, and a room for weekend workshops. Proprietors Deirdre Irwin and Sinead Murphy offer a range of therapies.

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Getting to grips with summer sneezes

Thu, May 28, 2009

It is the most common allergic disease in Ireland, affects one in 10 people and is most prevalent between May and September.

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Countdown to the exams

Thu, May 21, 2009

It’s that time of year again. Examinations are looming and study, pressure, frayed tempers and insufficient sleep are the order of the day.

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Coping with iron overload

Thu, Apr 30, 2009

John (not his real name) accidentally discovered he had haemochromatosis after having a melanoma removed at University Hospital Galway.

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Accessorising an event outfit

Thu, Apr 23, 2009

We often wonder what is the best way to accessorise, whether to match the shoes to the bag, or match the headpiece to the colour of the dress. It all depends on which look you wish to create. There are no definite rules but I believe in the adage “less is more”.  Remember that the outfit should enhance your beauty, and for that you need to focus on the woman, not the dress.

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Áibhéil of Adare annual May weekend sale

Thu, Apr 23, 2009

The annual May Bank Holiday sale at Áibhéil Bridal Wear in Adare, Co Limerick, starts this year on Friday May 1 at 10am, with late opening on Friday until 9pm and open right through the bank holiday including Sunday and Monday.

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Select the perfect hat

Thu, Apr 23, 2009

Award winning milliner Suzie Mahony has successfully launched a selection of her unique headpiece designs into Select Boutique in Augustine Street, Galway.

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How stretching can explode muscle growth

Thu, Apr 23, 2009

When you think about gaining weight, stretching is probably not the first thing that pops into your head. But stretching plays a critical role in building muscle, and developing muscle tone.

Every muscle in your body is enclosed in a bag of tough connective tissue known as fascia. Fascia is important for holding your muscles in their proper place in your body.

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A natural approach to chronic fatigue

Thu, Apr 23, 2009

Imagine waking up each day feeling extremely fatigued. Not the kind of tiredness that goes away after you rest but an exhaustion which takes over your life and limits your ability to do even the most ordinary activities.

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The power of colours

Thu, Apr 16, 2009

Colour is all around us and different colours have affect on our moods, emotions, and appearance in different ways. Your eyes, hair, and complexion are your body harmony colours. You should wear colours that complement these natural colours. Wearing the right colours enhances your image and makes you look refreshed, younger, and thinner. Wearing the wrong colours will make you look tired and will emphasise dark under eye circles, wrinkles, and imperfections.

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The power of colours

Thu, Apr 16, 2009

Colour is all around us and different colours have affect on our moods, emotions, and appearance in different ways. Your eyes, hair, and complexion are your body harmony colours. You should wear colours that complement these natural colours. Wearing the right colours enhances your image and makes you look refreshed, younger, and thinner. Wearing the wrong colours will make you look tired and will emphasise dark under eye circles, wrinkles, and imperfections.

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Elysium brings prestigious salon title to west

Thu, Apr 16, 2009

Elysium Day Spa and Laser Clinic, Moycullen has just been awarded the prestigious IBPA Award for overall 'Best Salon in Ireland and Northern Ireland 2009'. Elysium is the only salon in Galway to have ever won the title and was the only beauty salon in the West of Ireland to have reached the final five.

The award was presented at a gala dinner in the Burlington Hotel in Dublin and was hosted by Off the Rails presenter Brendan Courtney.

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