Glow up this Valentine's and look great on that virtual date

Everybody’s favourite tan, St Tropez, has just announced a brand-new global ambassador for the brand, and she is my Galentine's crush.

Model Ashely Graham, working closely with the brand over the last year on the partnership, now begins her role leading the St Tropez You Set the Tone campaign, which encourages everyone to feel good, embrace their individuality and glow with confidence.

With iconic status across the tanning and skincare category, St Tropez brings new, innovative, easy-to-use formats that makes it quicker and easier for you to get a sun-kissed glow at home, without the harmful effects of UV rays. Combining the best in tanning technology and superior skincare ingredients, it is the trusted go-to brand for a hydrated, longer lasting, and natural glow that adapts to your skin tone. Ashley will lead the campaign with the rest of the global tanning tribe of celebrity fans, tanning experts, influencers, professionals, and social communities. I love the Watermelon Mousse (€35) and Purity Facial Mist (€19.99).

Give yourself some self-love this Valentine’s Day and apply the Image Skincare I Mask Hydrating Hydrogel Sheet Mask (€45 for a five pack) to deliver instant hydration to your skin. Cooling and soothing, this state-of-the-art mask helps to refreshes and revives thirsty skin with mineral-rich waters and hyaluronic acid, while a blend of amino acids, aloe vera and antioxidant extracts that leave skin radiant and glowing.

Treat your skin to some luxury this Valentine's Day with the Codex Beauty Bia Facial Oil (€100). Seal in moisture, smooth and revitalise skin with this light, dry oil which is infused with rosehip, bog myrtle, sea buckthorn and rosemary, to boost hydration and skin elasticity, while also refining pores and protecting against environmental stressors. It is clinically proven to improve skin oil control, which makes it suitable for all skin types, including those with oily skin.

The legendary Nuxe Huile Prodigiuse Florale (€33), with seven precious 100 per cent botanical oils, is available in a new, delicate, and floral scent. This moisturising oil has the same dry oil texture and works equally well on the body, face, and hair. Its antioxidant action and anti-pollution shield effect and its power to reduce the appearance of stretch marks make it your everyday ally.

Ella & Jo 3-in-1 Orange Blossom Hyaluronic Skin Mist (€25) is a soothing facial spritz with extracts of orange blossom, chamomile, cucumber, witchhazel, aloe vera and green tea. It's specially formulated with mild ingredients to help hydrate, condition and protect the skin. Same amazing product, but with a fresh new scent and it's vegan friendly.

Carex Love Hearts Cleansing Hand Gel with Swizzels Love Hearts fragrance (€2.99) and 70 per cent alcohol is perfect to refresh your hands and keep them protected throughout the day. Perfect for all hands, it can be used as a kid’s hand gel so you and your family can feel free to enjoy the things you love, with added reassurance and this fun fragrance! It is a different and novel way to show you care.

Sarah Keary (a Cork woman) is one of Ireland’s leading makeup artists with a background in fashion, television, and bridal makeup. Sarah pursued her dream of a career in the cosmetic industry in 2004 and has since earned her reputation as one of Ireland’s most respected and creative makeup artists.

The SK Collection (€89) is a stunning nine piece pop up makeup brush set, containing the key tools of the trade that will bring your makeup bag to life and ensure you create the look you are aiming for.

The SK Collection comprises powder, foundation, flat foundation, contour, eye duo, eye blender, eye shader, liner/brow, and lip brushes, presented in a sleek pop-up navy zip case, ideal for life on the go and regular touch-ups. The brushes are made of the finest sable, designed for the best application technique, with each function outlined in gold on the sophisticated navy handle. It would be a great gift for yourself or a loved one.

Platinum hair extensions has launched a special kit called Mane Maintenance Gift Set (€59.99). It includes: Miracle Grow Tonic, Rejuvenation Mask, Alfaparf SDL Scalp Renew Hair Loss Shampoo and the Platinum Hair Extensions Brush. Emerge as the supreme quarantine queen thanks to these top treatments during your decadent downtime. Add a set of clip in hair extensions for the ultimate Valentine's!