Skin Superfood, €12.95 Bia Beauty, available in selected pharmacies and health food shops nationwide
As the name suggests, this cream is a certified tonic for distressed or fatigued skin, and can be used to treat all sorts of complaints including eczema and psoriasis. A great skincare cheat. False Lashes Waterproof, €23.50 MAC, available in Brown Thomas and BT2 stores nationwide
Even when the mascara runs out, I'll be holding on to the brush as it fans out and lengthens my lashes like no other. The waterproof formula withstands all sorts of conditions, including a day of being in labour, as I found out recently.