Clean Beauty Goodies for Christmas

Our Beauty Editor Elfreda McGowan is back with us today with some details about clean beauty goodies you might fancy this Christmas. Recently, I’ve been on the hunt for some gorgeous beauty goodies for Christmas presents and of course, for…

Brush up your makeup routine

Beauty Contributor and Cancer Survivor Elfreda McGowan joins us today with a post on makeup brushes – if you wonder why you need them and where to start, or, if you’re a convert but want to know what’s new in…

Getting my FitBit back

My husband loves his FitBit watch which I bought for him for Christmas a few years ago. It was a good present! Back then, I had a FitBit band, just one of the basic ones, and we would sort-of competitively…

Pink with a purpose – Companies supporting the Marie Keating Foundation for Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Pink Patrons assemble with the Marie Keating Foundation to support their 20th year fighting breast cancer Everything from shoes and mattresses to jewellery and lingerie go pink with a purpose this October This Breast Cancer Awareness Month, generous companies are…

Cooling relief for hot flushes – Nía Facial Hydrating Mist + a Giveaway

If you are going through chemotherapy at the moment, and as a result, chemo-induced menopause, you might be experiencing hot flushes regularly throughout the day and night. Irish skincare brand Nía Natural Beauty have an Intensive Restoring Facial Hydrating Mist that…

Any cat lovers out there? Aldi’s got some goodies for you this week

Aldi have some gorgeous little cat-themed kitchen goodies in stock, starting from today, Thursday 6 September. I love cats and anything cat-themed always makes me smile! So this post is really just to share a little bit of joy from…

Finding solutions – Foot pain after chemotherapy

Yesterday I made a little discovery that I’m just thrilled about. I came across a post on a Facebook Group that I am a member of called Unprocessed Ireland (about all things natural health/wellbeing) where members were discussing foot pain…

How Éminence’s Facial Recovery Oil could be just what you need after treatment

Chemotherapy and radiotherapy treatment can take a heavy toll on your skin. Éminence Organic Skincare have a luxurious and versatile Facial Recovery Oil which might be just what you’re looking for to help repair and rejuvenate your skin during or after…

Bare Necessities Headwear + A Giveaway

Bare Necessities is an Irish company specialising in affordable, stylish and comfortable chemotherapy headwear and accessories. Founded by Jackie Sterling after her own breast cancer diagnosis in 2016, Bare Necessities believes in helping patients, friends and relatives get through cancer treatment without the unnecessary labelling that chemotherapy…

Dr. Hauschka Hydrating Hand Cream

Dr. Hauschka have a really lovely rose-scented Hydrating Hand Cream in their Body Care range. If your hands are in need of some TLC after treatment, this could be the product for you. Dr. Hauschka’s Hydrating Hand Cream is a fast-absorbing…

Day trip: Newbridge Silverware

Ooh the holidays are coming, the holidays are coming! That might not seem like anything significant if you’re already ‘on holiday’ as such, or rather, going through cancer treatment or recovering from cancer treatment. However, with Christmas on the way,…

Chemo Presents

What are Chemo Presents, we hear you ask? Well, they’re presents… to yourself… after each chemo! See? Now aren’t you glad you asked?! Because chemo is tough, ladies and gentlemen, and after each session you get through, it’s cause for…

A heartwarming read for the festive season

Here at Happy Magazine we’ve just finished reading a lovely, Christmassy book and we want tell you all about it. It’s The Christmas Secret by Karen Swan. We bought it during a quick trip to Easons recently and really enjoyed…

Noughty’s Detox Dynamo Shampoo & Conditioner

We’ve been trying out Noughty’s Detox Dynamo 2-in-1 Shampoo & Conditioner this week. It’s made from 97% natural ingredients and contains no parabens, petrochemicals, sulphates or silicones. Noughty’s aim with this product is to fight the effects of product build-up and…

The Green Door Market

Have you heard of the Green Door Market? It’s an indoor food market near Cork Street in Dublin 8 and their focus is great quality food. Their mission is to bring you top quality food in an inviting space where…

16 Great His and Hers Christmas gift ideas from Easons

Ooh we love Easons. We were combing through their online site the other day (what else would we be doing while we’re not on our yoga mat?) and we put together this list of great Christmas present ideas. Most of…

What to buy someone going through cancer – Christmas edition

Awhile ago we did a post here on Happy Magazine about What to Buy Someone Going Through Cancer. We thought we’d update it in time for Christmas. Have you got a friend or family member going through cancer? Do you…

Treat yourself: Here’s a 5% discount code for a Wellness Journal

Over the weekend we wrote a post all about the inspirational Wellness Journal from Daily Greatness. This zingy green journal is specifically designed with holistic health in mind and has everything from a yearly guided journal to wellness worksheets, a daily…

Daily Greatness Wellness Journal

We love all things ‘health & wellbeing’ here at Happy Magazine, so when this Wellness Journal popped up in our social media feed, we couldn’t resist clicking to find out more. And we love it. This zingy green journal is…

What to buy someone going through cancer

If you have a friend or family member going through cancer and you’d like to buy them something to show them that you’re thinking of them and rooting for them, we’ve got some suggestions for you. Or maybe you’re going…