The August Beauty Edit

Ultraceuticals Ultra B² Hydration Mask

An incredible innovative hydrogel mask designed to hydrate and visibly plump skin in under 15 minutes. Perfect for an at home boost to tired or stressed skin, the new Ultra B² Hydration Mask delivers a supple and more youthful appearance. The moisture enhancing, oil-free hydrogel mask utilises the power of the Ultra B2 technology of Panthenol (Provitamin B5) and Niacinamide (Vitamin B3), combined with Sodium Hyaluronate to synergistically help restore hydration to the skin and reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles to give the skin a supple, dewy, and more youthful appearance, €95 (Box of 5) available from Ultraceuticals stockist nationwide and online. 

HASK Hair Care Collection

Coveted as the best drugstore shampoo in the US and a favourite amongst top international hair stylists HASK is now readily available in Irish pharmacies nationwide to cater for all our individual haircare needs. The range is made up of a high-performing, affordable, inclusive, and versatile collection of shampoos, conditioners, hair oils, leave-in treatments, and dry products all of which are 100% cruelty-free and void of parabens, sulphates, and gluten. Suitable and kind to all skin and hair types as well as the environment, your hair will be spoilt for choice with the wide range of collections available including the Argan Repairing Collection, Keratin Smoothing Collection, and the Biotin Boost Strengthening Collection. The full HASK haircare range is now available from and in Irish pharmacies nationwide with prices ranging from €3.99-€9.99.


New from Citrine Healthcare TRIBOCLENSE™ Facial cleansing gel for acne prone skin deeply cleanses the epidermis, respecting the natural hydro-lipid balance of the skin. Formulated with salicylic acid which accelerates the removal of dead skin cells and helps improve the appearance of blemishes, it also contains hyaluronic acid to support the skins natural barrier, and niacinamide to target the marks left by spots and help improve skin tone. The presence of Tea Tree Oil helps to protect the skins surface, €14.95 available from selected pharmacies nationwide. 

Neutrogena Hydro Boost Sleeping Cream

Working overnight, when the skin is at its most receptive to hydrating and skin boosting ingredients, this gel formula is designed to strengthen the skin’s moisture barrier and reverse the fatigue cycle. Enriched with Hyaluronic acid and botanical trehalose, the formula leaves the skin intensely hydrated with a supple. Dewy glow that lasts all day long, €15.49 available from selected pharmacies nationwide and online.

Trilogy Vitamin C Ceramide Night Cream

Looking for a luxurious skin treat that works while you rest? Introducing Trilogy’s new Vitamin C Ceramide Night Cream, your go-to for brighter skin and a seriously nourishing beauty sleep. Enriched with Ceramide III, a plant-based skin identical lipid that has been shown to significantly increase skin hydration in seven days. Hyaluronic acid plumps while antioxidant vitamin C helps to brighten the complexion. This powerful cream also utilises kakadu plum (aka SuperOx-C™) which has been shown to help smooth the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles in just 30 days, €35.95 available in selected pharmacies nationwide and online from

Lunaria Pearlescent Moonbeam Highlighter and Primer

New from Irish skincare brand, Daughters of Flowers, comes a delicate and softly shimmering balm hand made with ethically harvested minerals, homestead beeswax, plant butters and oils, slowly infused with their own unique blend of whole plants and flowers. Offering a subtle pearly glow for all skin tones as well as a smooth, even surface underneath make-up, this natural essential oil free balm includes extracts of wild yarrow and jasmine flower and gives a moonlit shimmer to cheeks, brows and décolleté, €24 available online from

Murad Correct & Protect Serum SPF45

Keep your skin protected with Murad’s Correct and Protect Broad Spectrum SPF45. This daily 2-in-1 formula combines the benefits of a brightening serum with the protection of a sunscreen. Applying with a sheer, satin-smooth texture, the SPF delivers broad-spectrum, mineral-based UV protection, while helping to brighten the look of dullness and discolouration. UV light-reflecting carotenoid technology enhances skin’s radiance, while beetroot extract offers hydration for an added glow. With no greasy residue or white cast, this new facial sunscreen from Murad leaves skin with natural-looking radiance, €75 available from Murad stockists nationwide and online from 

Boots No.7 Beauty Vault

Indulge yourself with a dose of beauty with this limited edition No7 Beauty Vault gift – back again, bigger & better! Filled with a collection of No7 must-haves from luxurious skincare to gorgeous makeup treats, this gift has everything you need for that radiant summer glow. The perfect treat for yourself or a gift for someone special. Radiance+ Daily Energising Exfoliating Cleanser, Radiance+ Vitamin C Daily Brightening Moisturiser, Midnight Glow Face & Eye Palette​ (includes x 2 Brushes), and The Full 360 Waterproof Mascara are just some of the treats inside. Worth €166.65 on sale for €45; with a saving of €121.65, this is not one to miss out on, available instore and online from Boots.

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Sherna Malone

Sherna Malone is a skincare specialist working in West Cork.

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