Monday 18 February 2019

Maybe she’s not born with it: Three secret beauty weapons to keep you flawless

Donna Ledwidge, CEO of Dream Dots
Irish Independent Beauty Editor Tríona McCarthy with Waxperts Founder Ellen Kavanagh
Jane McTernan, CEO MONDSS with Xpose presenter Lisa Cannon

Freya Drohan

First date nerves, breakouts before a big event, or pesky ingrown hairs? Beauty emergencies have a knack of striking when you need it least. Luckily, three Irish women have created innovative products that have you covered when disaster strikes.

Found yourself in a spot of bother or a hairy situation? Don’t sweat.

Three successful Irish business women have tirelessly experimented to develop products that will save you from a myriad of troublesome situations.

Best Face Forward

‘Dream Dots For Spots’ are overnight patches that promise to target and obliterate blemishes. Simply cleanse the skin and apply the small circular sticker to the affected area before bed. Remove after a full night’s sleep and behold a flawless complexion.

Former Miss World Rosanna Davison and YouTube vlogger Melanie McCabe have both cited this spot treatment patches as ‘magic lifesavers’.

This unique offering is the brainchild of Donna Ledwidge, co-developer of industry favourite Wow Brown.

For more information, visit

Don’t Sweat The Small Stuff

Underarm Wear are an innovative product that promise to combat embarrassing sweat patches.

Jane McTernan, who developed the discreet and clever product, came up with the idea after she ended up resorting to using tissue to prevent perspiration marks.

Underarm Wear are ideal for warm days, job interviews, dates, or important work meetings, saving you from getting stains in the underarm area.

For more information, visit


A Hair Raising Issue

Beauty therapist Ellen Kavanagh is a guru in the hair removal industry. Fed up with using products that weren’t effective enough, she created her own range of hot and strip waxes.

Her latest venture are Waxperts Ingrown Hair Pads, a genius creation that help prevent and treat ingrown hairs.

These multi-tasking saviours can be used daily, and also help reduce the unsightly lumps and bumps that come with waxing.

With a slew of awards to their name, they have already acquired a cult following in the beauty industry.

For more information, visit

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