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5 ways to boost your body confidence

Body Confidence Week We have decided here at m&i to remind you just how beautiful you all are. A shocking study has shown that more than 10 million British women ‘feel depressed’ over their looks, affecting everything from relationships to exercise and job interviews and we have decided enough is enough. The niggling insecurity and […]

Six surprising beauty benefits of being pregnant

Pregnant women are always beautiful, but with morning sickness, bloating and increased hormones they might not feel that way sometimes. We at maternity & infant believe that all pregnant women deserve to know what it is that makes them and their bodies especially lovely during their first, second and third trimester. Thicker hair Don’t worry […]

Postpartum Hair Loss – What is it?

The first pieces of information every mum needs to know about postpartum hair loss (a.k.a baby hair) is that it’s completely normal and it doesn’t mean you’re going to go bald. While every woman (and every pregnancy) is different, in most cases hair will eventually grow back to it’s full strength. Why does it happen? […]

6 Beauty Myths Busted!

While we adore spending our copious amount of free time (yeah right) with Sudocrem on our spots and coconut oil on our spit ends, sometimes we have to wonder, how many of these beauty myths are actually true? Brenda McCormick finds out… FALSE: If you have oily skin you shouldn’t wear a moisturiser This one […]

How much damage does gel and shellac do to your nails?

What’s not to love about getting your nails done in a salon? Whether it’s Shellac or gel, you leave the salon with shiny new finger tips and non-chip nail polish, but at what cost? Anyone who’s had Shellac or gel nails will know how weak and brittle their nails are when the polish is removed. […]

Beauty holiday prep for busy mums

Beauty holiday prep for busy mums is near impossible to manage. The clock is ticking to your summer holidays, the time left for getting bikini ready and packing a holiday wardrobe Kate Moss would be jealous of is basically slim to none. We’ve put together a two week window to prepare for your holidays that’s […]

3 Easy Ways to Clean Your Makeup Brushes

When was the last time you cleaned your makeup brush? Mums are always focusing on keeping life clean and bacteria-free for their children. In fact, mums usually pay so much attention to their children, they end up neglecting their own needs. With a build up of oils, dead skin cells and bacteria, it’s essential to clean brushes at […]

Flawless five minute face

Flawless five minute face Only have five minutes to get ready? Mission accepted. Try this four-step make-up routine to have you looking fabulously flawless in under five minutes. 1. PRIMER/CONCEALER/ FOUNDATION: Max Factor 3in1 Foundation, €14.99, is a primer, concealer and foundation in one, giving you sebum control, coverage and highlight all in one formula, […]

12 beauty hacks every woman should know

Make life easier with these beauty hacks that will change your makeup routine forever! Perfume 1. Rub Vaseline on pulse points in wrists and neck before spraying perfume to make it last longer. Use the hair dryer 2. No time to wait for tan, makeup or moisturiser to dry? Don’t! Give your face and body […]

5 products for a five minute face

You’re a busy mum on the go – but you don’t want to look like you’ve just fallen out of bed (even if you have). So how do some other mums look so effortlessly flawless? The secret is in clever products that work quickly and some nifty little tricks… What do you do? The temptation […]

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