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THERE were plenty of blushed cheeks and bronzed faces on show in Dublin this week when US make-up giant Wet n Wild enjoyed a special launch.

A gaggle of socialites and fashion bloggers were at House on Leeson Street for Wet 'n' Wild's official opening in the capital.

LITERARY buffs and book worms have turned out for the official opening of Liberties Press book shop in Dublin.

Authors Mary Kenny, Tom Clonan and Joe Joyce read from their latest work, while work from printmaker and artist Camilla Fanning was also on display. It will stock titles from publishers Liberties Press, as well as showcasing work by Irish artists and craftspeople.

FOR all theatre buffs out there, this is one not to be missed. Death Row Cowboy, directed by Charlie Bonner, is running at Dublin's Smock Alley Theatre until Saturday. The play is all about regret and loneliness.

CALLING all creative kittens, lighter company BIC is looking for you. They have just launched their Design on Fire competition, which is calling on people to design their own BIC lighter decor through the dedicated Facebook app with a chance of winning €5,000.

JEWELLERY brand Newbridge Silver wear has long been associated with lovely ladies, such as actress Amy Huberman and model Clara McSweeney.

And now the chain are hoping to give customers added incentive to visit their stores – sweet treats.

The store's visitor centre in Kildare has confirmed that it is part of the new 'cronut' craze, currently taking New York by storm. It is now offering six cronuts, a mix between a doughnut and a croissant, presented in a takeaway box for €10.