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.

When accessorising you need to take into consideration the garments, the hair, and the make up, and find the perfect balance.

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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.

It’s an event not to be missed if you want to make a genuine saving on your wedding gown and accessories. Customers travel from all over Ireland to this sale, and are delighted with their bargains.

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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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Top bridal designers coming to Galway

Thu, Apr 16, 2009

Belladonna Bridal, Galway’s leading designer bridal shop, will host a very special designer weekend on April 17 and 18. For the first time in Ireland Marta Raich and Maria Teresa Raich from Novia D’Art of Barcelona will be present in Belladonna Bridal to show their fabulous bridal collection and also to give a preview of their 2010 collection.

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Managing your career

Thu, Apr 16, 2009

If you are reeling from being made redundant, having had your working hours cut or failing to land your first real job despite countless efforts you may be finding it increasingly difficult to stay positive and interested in your future.

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Keeping baby’s skin soft and protected

Thu, Apr 09, 2009

A mother’s work is never done. One of the many tasks is to ensure that your baby’s delicate soft skin is protected and to help to accomplish this The Body Shop® has recently launched its new Buriti Baby range.

You can create bonding opportunities with your precious bundle of joy using these baby products featuring buriti oil, an oil rich in beta carotene, pro-vitamin A, oleic fatty acids, and essential fatty acids.

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Get fit in a Unique way this summer

Thu, Apr 09, 2009

Get in shape for summer with Unique Personal Training, the dedicated personal training studio that offers tailored training programmes. You can enjoy regular workouts either with a one-to-one trainer or as part of a small group, and have the ultimate celebrity workout with the club’s new Power Plate.

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Say goodbye to acne with the Galway Laser & Skincare Clinic

Thu, Apr 09, 2009

Acne is the bane of many teenagers’ life and often adults’ too, with approximately 90 per cent of all teenagers suffering at some point. Acne can be a source of embarrassment and discomfort for many people. It is not caused by eating chocolate, greasy foods, or bad hygiene! While the physical appearance of acne is quite obvious, the emotional pain can be devastating, and long lasting. The important thing is to seek out treatment — the acne spots will eventually go, but untreated acne can lead to permanent scarring. If acne is treated during your teen years, there is a high likelihood that you will not suffer any long-term scarring.

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Find your perfect jeans

Thu, Apr 09, 2009

We all want a pair of jeans that will flatter our figure and feel comfortable, but most of the time it be a difficult mission. Here is the ultimate guide to help you find the one to suit your body shape for all budgets.

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Step out in style

Thu, Apr 02, 2009

Versatility is the keynote of the spring/summer collection from Oxendales. Colour is always important but this season the emphasis is stronger than ever.

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Eggcellent treats for Easter

Thu, Apr 02, 2009

Fancy giving the little person in your life a special chocolate treat this Easter? Then, check out Aldi’s new Design Your own Easter Egg (€3.99).

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Radiance in a jar

Thu, Apr 02, 2009

If your face bears all the greyness of winter it’s time to check out Brush on Radiance (€18)

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Wage war on frizz

Thu, Apr 02, 2009

Frizzy hair can be a nuisance. You wash, dry and style your locks but as soon as you brave the elements - boom, uncontrollable, static frizz.

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Make-up magic

Thu, Apr 02, 2009

Everything is possible and anything goes. That’s the message from Clarin’s Colour Fizz collection which offers a modern take on the seventies and a fresh look at vintage.

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