RSVP Magazine

Hair She Goes: Mary Coughlan Goes for the Chop!

We’re so used to seeing her with her flame-red hair that we were surprised to see singer Mary Coughlan with her hair cut short on TV3’s Midday today. Going for the chop has taken years off her and gives her a whole new image, and we at RSVP really like it. Looking good Mar’!

What the Fliuch? Face-Saving Waterproof Make Up

  Normally we turn to waterproof make up with visions of sandy beaches and sparkling blue seas in mind. However, our summer has been a wash-out so far, so RSVP called for help from this week’s guest blogger Karen Constantine of to help us to save our faces from being ruined by our peskily unco-operative weather.   […]

Pippa and Kate: Royal Fans of Irish Designer Orla Kiely

Designer Orla Kiely must have been delighted today to see Pippa Middleton wearing her macramé cardigan and navy dress in the royal box at Wimbledon. Mind you, she’s probably raging that it’s on sale in the UK for £132.50, reduced from £265, as with the “Middleton effect” now attached to it, it is bound to attract […]

Lippy – Introducing Award-Winning Kate Noonan’s Beauty Blog

Introducing our brand-new beauty blogger Kate Noonan, an award-winning make up artist based in Cork, who has plenty of news, opinions and advice to share on the intriguing and often baffling world of beauty. This week Kate discusses faking it until you make it, and how to rock the oversized bun look!

We’re Summer Lovin’ These Shoes

FAB FOOTWEAR   When it comes to shoes, now that the sun is (sort of) here, we at RSVP have packed away the blacks and browns for a few months and are embracing all things colourful. So put your best foot forward in any of these babies, and your feet will be this summer’s shining […]

Be the Face of Therapie Clinic

Fancy being a model? Therapie Clinic Launches Nationwide Model Search Therapie Clinic, the leading laser and skin clinic has launched a nation-wide search for The Face of Therapie Clinic. This is not only a highly prestigious title, sure to attract the interest of aspiring models all over the country; there is also an incredible prize […]

Women in Business: Marissa Carter of Carter Beauty

She was only 21 when she started her successful beauty salon and combines running her business with being mum to new baby Charlie. RSVP’s Woman in Business this week is Marissa Carter. Marissa Carter is the owner and creator of Carter Beauty Blackrock and Carter Beauty Products. She is a regular media contributor as a beauty […]

The Wrong Kind of Dimples

Orange peel skin, mattress skin, dimpled skin – it all screams cellulite and even hot celebrities like Beyoncé  aren’t immune from the curse of the the dreaded cellulite. It is so commonplace that it leaves over 90 per cent of women whingeing in front of the mirror about their lumpy bits, and reaching for those bum-and-thigh-saving shapewear […]

Skin SOS

  We’d all love to have perfect, glowing skin, but it has a terrible habit of not co-operating with us. Stress, diet, ageing and environmental factors can play havoc with our faces, and even our celebs are not immune to the curse of the dreaded zit, but luckily for the rest of us mere mortals, we don’t have […]

Give It Some Welly!

While we’d all love to think that the sun will shine for all the outdoor festivals and gigs we plan to attend this summer, we know in our hearts that we’ll probably end up washed out of it. Never mind, even if the weather won’t co-operate, you can still make a splash with these fabulous […]

My Style: Model Vogue Williams

She’s the model, DJ, and star of Fade Street who is now living in Australia and engaged to singer Brian McFadden. Vogue Williams shares her style secrets with RSVP.  How would you describe your style in three words? Edgy, fun and classic at times! What is your favourite item in your wardrobe at the moment? […]

Body Polishing Treatments

We at RSVP love how great our skin looks after indulgining in body polishing treatments. Here we present three of the best around! The Buff Day Spa Take a break from the buzz of Dublin city and indulge yourself at The Buff Day Spa. The Dermalogica Mineral Salt Scrub Therapy treatment provides all-over body exfoliation using […]

My Style: iClothing’s Lisa Burgess

 As a businesswoman, stylist and mother, Lisa Burgess knows a thing or two about how to juggle her commitments in style. Her vision has seen popular Irish shopping website become a huge success, due to its ample selection of on-trend clothes and accessories at affordable prices. A high-street girl at heart, Lisa believes ‘designer’ […]

My Style : Designer Claire O’Connor

Designer and demi-couturier Claire O’Connor is fast making a name for herself as one to watch within the Irish fashion industry. Since her graduation from the Grafton Academy ten years ago, she has worked with Ireland’s most celebrated designers and has bagged herself not one, but two Designer of the Year awards. Here, the talented […]

Spa Spy: Mount Wolseley Golf and Spa Resort, Carlow

  Are you, like me, always promising yourself that you’re going to have a ‘you’ weekend? A weekend where you don’t stress about the report that’s due on Monday, the sky-high pile of ironing that needs to be done, or the bathroom that has to be scrubbed to the high heavens? Well, I’m going to […]

Beauty And The Fridge

We don’t know about you, but we at RSVP are beauty junkies. We have drawers, baskets and bathroom shelves brimming with countless beauty products. They all promise the same thing – smooth, flawless, clear, line-free skin and luscious, bouncy, shiny hair.  However, are you aware that most of us have a host of beauty products in our fridge, […]

Facial Peels

  Skin in need of a dramatic overhaul? If the weather, heating, hormones and all the rest of it are playing havoc with your skin, maybe it’s time for a facial peel. RSVP presents three of the best around. Jet Peel The newest revolutionary skin treatment to hit Therapie clinics across the nation is the […]

My Style: Designer Joanne Hynes

As one of Ireland’s top designers, Joanne Hynes has quickly climbed the fashion ladder thanks to her unique creations and quirky, intricate style. Not only is she showing her collections at the likes of the London and Paris Fashion Weeks, but she has also dressed numerous celebrities, including Jessie J, Tulisa Contostavlos and Paloma Faith, […]

Spot the Difference

It always seems to be the case that spots, blemishes and imperfections rear their ugly heads at the most inopportune times. But fear not, because help is at hand! Eliminate spot stress with our pick of the best blemish busters. It’s a kind of magic! If you like the sound of having skin like Eva […]

Celebrity Anti-Ageing Treatments

They never seem to age like the rest of us, so RSVP checks out three of the best celebrity anti-ageing treatments around!   Gwyneth Paltrow loves…..The Clarisonic Mia This innovative cleanser is about to become bad skin’s new BFF. The rechargeable hand-held device gently and effectively cleanses the face using a soft brush that sends sonic […]