By Siobhan O’Neill White
This year’s mams.ie Christmas gift guide is all about buying Irish!! Like Mairead Ronan’s Faro Brushes; made in Ireland, they’re fantastic for all hair types. Love make-up? Vegan friendly, cruelty free, award winning Irish brand Carter Beauty Cosmetics have collaborated with mams.ie to offer 30% off all products with promo code MAMSIE30. See Here! Irish store, Virgo Boutique have gorgeous gift boxes with beautiful hats and scarves to add a pop of colour on winter walks. Patricia O’Toole has clever shapewear and accessories for the party season. We particularly love their handbags and shoes. Hydrating, cruelty free skincare range Elave from Gardiner Family Apothecary is made in Co Louth. Their moisturisers have SPF included, the shaving sets are brill for guys and the junior range is perfect for baby skin. Cork based Azure Jewellery have a stunning collection from bridal to gifting. Enter to win a €100 voucher HERE! Everyone loves a board game over Christmas and our favourite is Cards Against Humanity from Neverboard.ie. There is a family friendly version and adult only version which is an absolute hoot! Dare2B have collaborated with Laura Whitmore and Jermaine Jenas this winter. We like the gilets, jackets and accessories. Very snug! The Luxe Spa at Four Seasons Hotel in Carlingford is uber relaxing. Book spa vouchers and make sure to visit the amazing Thermal Suite. From the makers of bum lifting Freddy jeans, comes Malena Shirts for men. With a hidden zip behind the buttons, they’re like a secret corset for men!
For sport and exercise lovers, Runderwear has brill running pants, socks, bras and base layers for men and women. As someone who needs a good support bra when running, I can honestly whole heartedly recommend this range. Fast growing Irish brand Spotlight Oral Care have electric toothbrushes, whitening powder, floss,toothpastes & more. You’ll find value packs online and in Boots stores nationwide. Also in Boots are great gift sets by Sculpted by Aimee for skincare and make-up lovers! The bundles are superb value. Some our top picks from Dubray books are by Kellie Harrington, Bono, Marian Keyes, Graham Norton, Steve Cavanagh, Arlene Hunt, David Walliams and Roddy Collins. Something for everyone in there! For competitions, reviews, recommendations and more, visit www. mams.ie for top tips this Christmas!
Siobhán O’Neill White - Shortlisted for Golden Spider Award & Infant & Maternity Award As seen on RTE and Virgin Media Ireland & Weekend AM. As heard on Today FM’s Ian Dempsey & Dermot & Dave; RTE’s Ray D’Arcy Show, 98FM, LMFM Late Lunch, WLRFM & Shannonside FM