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Amy Dillon

Amy Dillon

Makeup and Beauty

Amy Dillon is a makeup addict who blogs about beauty and fashion at MakeupandBeauty.ie. When she's not blogging, she records video tutorials for YouTube and writes a beauty column for the Metro Herald. Her blog has been featured on RTE, TV3 and Amy has made a few appearances on Off the Rails. She can often be found on a shopping frenzy in Dublin's fair city and has a penchant for beauty gadgets. Despite her girly exterior she is actually quite the sci-fi geek. She is on an ongoing mission to find the ultimate beauty bargain.


Latest articles by Amy Dillon


A Step by Step Guide to Shaping Your Brows

A Step by Step Guide to Shaping Your Brows

11.24.2014

Eyebrows frame your face. If you underestimate their importance all you have to do is imagine how you would look without any! A good brow shape can take years off your face so here’s a step by step guide on how to get the perfect brows...


How to Create the Natural Look: Flawless Makeup in 10 Steps

How to Create the Natural Look: Flawless Makeup in 10 Steps

10.29.2014

Creating a natural look is not as difficult as you’d think. Here are some makeup tips and tricks to help you apply natural-looking, flawless makeup in 10 easy steps.


Top 5 Products from Fuschia Makeup

Top 5 Products from Fuschia Makeup

10.24.2014

If you are a makeup lover than you’re probably familiar with Fuschia Makeup Dublin. Their store in The Pavillions Shopping Centre in Swords is a bright, welcoming makeup mecca, filled with everything a makeup addict dreams of! Ok, I think I've made it quite obvious that I'm a fan. I have been exploring this Irish brand’s products for a while now and here are my top five products from their range:


Hair Tutorial: Beach Waves in 5 Easy Steps

Hair Tutorial: Beach Waves in 5 Easy Steps

9.1.2014

Having long hair can get a tad boring. It's all too easy to bung it up in a ponytail but I have found a style that requires minimal energy to create. The best part is that it also requires minimal maintenance.


The Best Lunch-Break Face Fixers

The Best Lunch-Break Face Fixers

8.25.2014

Let's face it, these days it can be difficult to get a quiet minute to yourself. Making plans to treat yourself go on the back-burner when you are trying to balance a hectic work/home balance. If committing to a day at the spa is unrealistic for your calendar and your wallet, there are plenty of superb lunchtime treatments and facials available in Dublin city. Here are  my three of my favourites...


3 Places to Get Decent Make-up Lessons in Dublin

3 Places to Get Decent Make-up Lessons in Dublin

7.28.2014

Buying yourself new make-up is whole lot of fun but what happens when you take those goodies home and haven't a clue how to use them?


DIY French Manicure - In 8 Easy Steps

DIY French Manicure - In 8 Easy Steps

7.17.2014

We ladies love a nail trend. We've tried everything from stencilling to stamping. But as a gentleman recently pointed out to me, there is a lot to be said for the simplicity of a French manicure, or 'lady-paws’ as he calls them. So here are eight easy steps for creating your own French Polish at home.


How to Choose a Handbag to Compliment your Body

How to Choose a Handbag to Compliment your Body

7.7.2014

Choosing the right handbag can make you appear slimmer and taller. Learn how to find the perfect one for your body type.


How to Choose the Perfect Pair of Jeans

How to Choose the Perfect Pair of Jeans

7.7.2014

We all know how momentous a challenge it is to find the perfect pair of jeans. Here are a few tips to help you when shopping for the perfect pair.