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Thursday 30 March 2023 Dublin: 8°C

# Make-Up

All time
# regulations
Contaminated face paints and heavy metals in make-up among safety problems found in cosmetics
One in ten of all 471 products tested were found to be non-compliant with Ireland’s health product watchdog’s health and safety regulations.
# heather shimmer
My Nana, Her Makeup, And Me - the healing power of lipstick and a bit of self care
“Her eyes were green like a cat’s and the lipstick made them sparkle, and when I hugged her she’d smell like face powder and Coty L’Aimant”, writes Ellen Tannam.
# Read my lips
15 lipstick struggles anyone who loves her Ruby Woo will relate to
Lipstick stains EVERYWHERE.
# uneven wings
10 struggles every girl who is shite at eyeliner will understand
The bane of your life.
# lashes to ashes
This woman sneezed while using an eyelash curler and the unthinkable happened
# Flawless
10 incredibly satisfying photos for people who love make-up
Why can’t it always be this perfect?
# pan stick
7 Constance Carroll makeup memories that will be very real for Irish girls
Clear mascara anyone?
# Thanks Penneys
These €1.50 fake lashes from Penneys are the bee's knees
“Your eyelashes are stunning.” “Thanks Penneys.”
# contouring
Here's why contouring has gone way too far and must be stopped
# made up
This game changer promises to wash and dry your makeup brushes in 30 seconds
No more manky brushes.
# brow pains
10 images that perfectly sum up the make-up struggle
It’s a struggle.
# Manchester
Girls banned from wearing coloured bras at school as they 'distract boys'
Students have claimed teachers also patrol corridors with wet wipes to make sure girls don’t wear make-up.
# dodgy
Arsenic and lead found in high-end counterfeit make-up destined for Ireland
Fake versions of MAC, Urban Decay and Benefit products were identified.
# lip kit
Kylie Jenner's 'lip kit' sold out in 30 seconds and sent the internet into a FRENZY
30 seconds!
# Take a Break
Watch: Woman transforms herself into dog using some amazing make-up skills
Scary, but talented.
'Hangover make-up' is the new trend taking over Instagram
Please now.
# true to life
What it would be like if make-up tutorials were truly honest
Let this tutorial be your guiding light.
# debunked
8 commonly believed beauty myths that are mostly nonsense
Does toothpaste really get rid of pimples?
# Thrifty
7 tips for getting every last bit out of your make-up
Waste not…
# no shame
These women are sharing half faces of make-up to brilliantly tackle shaming
#ThePowerOfMakeup campaign is really taking off.
# putting my face on
A video of a woman removing her make-up is going insanely viral
Truly illustrates the power of make-up.
# what is on your face
Rat poo, arsenic and urine found in fake beauty products
Online shopping is leading to an increase in the production and sale of fake goods.
# In for the long haul
This couple got to see what they'll look like when they're older and things got so emotional
So many tears.
# makedown
Guys apply women’s makeup for the first time, with frightening results
Not advisable.
# Inappropriate
People are VERY angry about the name of this woman's lipstick
Kat Von D doesn’t get what all the fuss is about.
# made up
Meet the Limerick woman who went global by turning herself into celebrities
Maria Malone-Guerbaa’s transformations are eye-popping in their brilliance, so we spoke to her about her rise to internet fame.
# Friends Forever
7 reasons why Linda Martin should make amends with Twink immediately
Keep smiling, keep shining…
# hair towel thing
Men try desperately to understand women's beauty secrets
Step one: foundation. Step two: make up.
# Face off
These 'inspiring' make-up ads are going viral - by revealing women's real skin
Two women with skin conditions talk about their experiences.
Column: #NoMakeupSelfies abound, but where's the barefaced truth on social media?
Social media has become our ‘happiness record’. Nobody wants to know about the bad stuff – the laundry piles, the messy house, the sticky kids – and we’re just adding to the pressure to be perfect, writes Sinéad Fox.
# kind faces
1 in 15 of us have donated to charity because of #nomakeupselfie
So far, €750k has been raised through the social media initiative.
# made up
Men try to guess the price of make-up, hair products and wedding dresses
Is that dress $200 or $6,000?
# Slap
8 reasons putting on make-up is a pain in the hoop
Why do we do it to ourselves?
# Beauty Contest
Minister Fitzgerald will 'monitor' beauty pageant situation, but no plans for a ban
Minister Frances Fitzgerald said she was pleased the public’s outcry forced the child beauty contest to retreat to a pub.
# make me over
Check out these amazing make-up artist's celebrity transformations
She’s been Angelina Jolie, Ellen, Kim Kardashian… and Ace Ventura.
# Sponsored by UPC
7 of the best movie transformations
The films that had us double-taking in the cinema.
# Sponsored by UPC
6 unforgettable faces of slap
The iconic make-up from our favourite celebrity faces.
# Badvertising
The creepiest fake tan ad you'll see today
Rub it on, rub it on yeah.
# contest
'Beauty pageants do not sexualise children' says contest organiser
A child beauty pageant organiser who is bringing an American-style version to Ireland this year has hit back against criticism, stating these competitions have been in the US for over fifty years.
# What?
Anchorman – The Legend of Aengus MacGrianna
This was inevitable really. Also, there’s a Stone Cold Steve Austin mash-up.