Irish Blogger Beauty Bags: 25 Products They Can’t Live Without

We asked six Irish beauty bloggers what hero products they always have to hand.

Tara O’Farrell

Tara O Farrell

In my makeup bag

The Balm Mary Loumanizer

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“The dream highlighter.”

Urban Decay Naked Ultimate Basics Palette

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“This has every nude colour you could want, be it for natural eyes or a dramatic smokey look.”

Stila Kajal Eyeliner in Topaz Nude

“Redness on the waterline is a telltale sign of no sleep and this liner covers it up.”

Urban Decay Perversion Eyeliner

“For a perfectly precise eyeliner flick.”

Stila Convertible Colour in Gerbera

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“My go-to nude shade for four years running.”

AJ Fitzsimons

AJ Fitzsimons

In my makeup bag

Ardell Fashion Lashes

“Strip lashes can really transform your eyes.”

Rimmel Lasting Finish Lipliner in Capuccino

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“My favourite shade for A/W, and cheap enough to replace when I inevitably lose it.”

Benefit Gimme Brow

“I love the texture this gives my brows.”


NYX Stay Matte But Not Flat Powder

“I use this as a setting powder or for touch-ups after a particularly energetic session on the dance floor.”

Orla McConnon

Orla McConnon

In my makeup bag

Becca Champagne Pop Highlighter

“If I could dust my entire body in this I would.”

Tarte Rainforest Of The Sea Foundation

“I’m usually a Becca girl for foundation, but this Tarte one lasts all night long.”

Charlotte Tilbury Luxury Palette: The Dolce Vita

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“I’ll have this palette on hand for last-minute nights out as the glitter shade takes my look from day to night instantly.”

Sinéad Kavanagh

Sinead Kavanagh

In my makeup bag

MAC Gold Glitter

“Forget less is more, I want to be sparkling.”

Violet Voss Holy Grail Eyeshadow Palette

“I love making a statement with make-up, and this colour combination is perfect for that.”

LA Splash Glitter Glue

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“Pro tip: if you find it hard to get glitter shadow to stay in place on your lids, this works a treat.”

YSL Top Secrets Lip Perfector

“Matte lipstick can be drying so this is a must underneath.”

Aisling Murray

Aisling Murray

In my makeup bag

Sleek MakeUP Solstice Palette

“My friends are sick of me raving about this highlighter palette!”

Inglot Pure Pigment Shadow

“This looks great on the eyelids, and all you need is a basic brown shadow to finish.”

NARS Sheer Glow Foundation

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“Despite the name this gives brilliant coverage.”

Anastasia Beverly Hills Modern Renaissance Palette

“In my teens I was all about MAC eyeshadows but I’ve switched allegiances to Anastasia.”

YSL #10 Beige Tribute Lipstick

“I rarely have to touch this up.”

Kaya Brown

Kaya Brown


In my makeup bag

NYX Ombre Lip Duo in Spades & Hearts

“I’ve worn a black and red ombre lip since I was 11 years old. The NYX Duo is handy as I don’t need to bring a bunch of products out with me.”

Charlotte Tilbury Lip Magic Rejuvenating Balm

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“My lips tend to get very dry around this time of year so this keeps them smooth.”


LunatiCK Cosmetic Labs Contour Palette

“I’m extremely pale meaning brown shades look muddy on my skin. I love the cool grey tones in this palette.”

Too Faced Better Than Sex Mascara

“My go-to when I’m not bothered with false lashes.”

Psst! This article first appeared in STELLAR’s December 2016 issue. Our August issue is on shelves now!