Now in it’s third year our Best Beauty Buys is back  and it is better than ever. We have tirelessly sourced and tested some of the best products for your make up bag and skincare cabinet. We skipped the fads, ditched our usual routine and pulled out all of the stops to bring you the best in beauty buys for 2020. To make it easy to navigate and cater to everyones budget we have split the main catergories of Skin, Make-Up, Body and Sun into luxe and budget. We are also so excited to show you the knackiest things for your bedroom dresser and introduce you to some brands that perhaps you haven’t tried.


We are delighted to feature so many Irish Brands and hope that you grab a coffee and a notepad and start writing a shopping list.



Skin – Luxury 

We are kicking off with skin! This is our Beauty Editors favourite subject and anyone that follows us on social media will know that all of our judges went hard on skincare.

Best Micellar Water – Holos Supernatural Activity Botanical Micellar Pre Cleanse 200ml €33

Best Cleanser Cream – Skingredients 01 Prebiotic Cleanse €25 100ml



Best Cleanser Wash – Image Max Stem Cell Facial Cleanser €37.50






Best Cleansing Oil – Codex Bia Wash off Cleansing Oil €78 100ml







Best Skin Peel –NEOSTRATA Resurface Smooth Surface Daily Peel €56.00






Best Face Exfoliator – NeoStrata Skin Active Exfoliating Wash 124ml €37.30

Best Serum – Face – Dermalogica Phyto Nature Firming Serum 40ml €156



Best Night Cream – Image Ageless Total Repair Creme 59ml €82


Best Facial Oil – Codex Bia Facial Oil 30ml €100.00



Best Toner  – Pestle and Mortar NMF Lactic Acid Toner €32 200ml





Best Day Cream (No SPF) – IT Cosmetics Confidence in a Cream 60ml €47.50



Best Day Cream with SPF Dermalogica Dynamic Skin Recovery SPF50 50ml €79.00





Best Eye Serum – Kiehl’s – Powerful-Strength Line-Reducing and Dark Circle-Diminishing Eye Serum 15ml €49.00


Best Eye Cream – Yonka Phyto Contour 15ml €39




Best Eye Mask- Dermalogica Stress positive eye lift €68.50






Best Face Mask Hydrating – Dermalogica MultiVitamin Power Recovery Masque  75ml €59



Best Face Mask Anti Aging -Eminence Snow Mushroom & Reishi Masque 60ml €85



Best Neck Cream – Eminence Hibiscus Ultra Lift Neck Cream 50ml €83



Best Supplement – Hush and Hush (60 capsules €5





Best Handbag Hero – Elizabeth Arden 8 Hour Cream 50ml €34



Best Lip Scrub – Aliso Lip Scrub 15ml €12.95

Best Lip Treatment or Balm – Casmara Urban Protect Recovery Lip Balm €15 12ml


Best Everday SPF- Skingredients Skin Shield 50ml €42.00