Lifestyle

Bleach London review

November 13, 2019

Bleach London is a cruelty free, vegan, sustainably aware, cool as hell hair (and now makeup) brand based in the UK and available online and in Boots here in Ireland. The brand’s image is edgy and cool but still safe and inviting for a newcomer to the hair-colouring world. 

Lifestyle

The importance of understanding a friend’s disability or illness

October 30, 2019

Chronic disabilities and illnesses hold an emotional weight that only those who have come into direct contact with these conditions can understand. While many have made note of the effects which these conditions have on the lives of the people surrounding the affected individual, it can not be understated that the life of the sufferer is still the life most deeply affected.

Features

Time to escape from vapes?

October 16, 2019

the EU proposed that e-cigarettes be banned entirely if three or more member states banned their use in their own countries. 

Lifestyle

Lush Shutdown with Greta Thunberg

October 2, 2019

On September 20th Lush shut down its entire operations — factories, headquarters, and e-commerce — to mobilize more than 5,000 employees and take to the streets to demand action.

Lifestyle

Self care suss: yoga and meditation

April 17, 2019

Originally, yoga was used as a practice of self-observation to train the body and mind to become aware of its own nature, and ultimately reach higher consciousness in the individual.

Lifestyle

Black market makeup scam

April 17, 2019

In a video released on April 2nd on Star’s channel, he told the story behind some vague tweets he had released over the previous weekend.

Gaeilge

Caithfimid labhairt faoi Joyce

April 17, 2019

Muna léigh tú na litracha grá ó James Joyce a sheol sé chuig a bean-chéile sa 19ú h-aois, b’féidir déan cuardach ar líne, ansin bheidh sé níos éasca an alt seo a thusicint. Ach bí cúramach – ní na litreacha seo oiriúnach do dhaoine ach a bhfuil os cionn 18 mbliana d’aois.

Food

Cooking with supplements

March 20, 2019

While taking a few capsules or tablets (and even sometimes a liquid form!) of supplements can seem boring and therefore easy to forget, we all need to eat. Cooking some supplements into daily meals may be the best way to ensure consistent intake of whatever you’re deficient in and therefore improve your overall health. It’s well worth looking for more from your supplements than constantly adding them to smoothies alone.

News

UCD students to vote on student centre levy

March 20, 2019

A referendum will be put to University College Dublin (UCD) students on whether a levy towards the students centre will continue past 2023, the university’s student newspaper University Observer reported on March 8th.

Food

Beating binging stigmas

March 6, 2019

The HSE says that binges are often planned in advance, with the individual buying special foods to binge on. The disorder is often easily hidden from those close to the individual as simply putting on weight.

Lifestyle

Non-Western Beauty Standards

February 20, 2019

The mentality of white skin being the most sought after and Western looks being superior is spanned across Asia. Scholars have noted that more indigenous facial features and darker skin have been devalued through colonial rule.

News

DCU delegates hold workshops at 26th Pink Training

December 12, 2018

The 26th annual Pink Training was held in NUI Galway over the last weekend of November, where 21 DCU delegates attended alongside VP for Welfare and Equality Aisling Fagan, who acted as the SU Support

Lifestyle

Alex Steinherr X Primark

November 28, 2018

Penny’s just released a skincare range with skincare-expert and social media guru Alex Steinherr. Béibhinn Thorsch gives us the lowdown on the skincare collection.