Galligan Beauty Salon Blog

Give your skin some extra exfoliating power by combining the Ageless Total Resurfacing mask and The Hydrating Enzyme Mask. Glycolic acid, Salicylic acid and Micr-Beads blend with papaya and pineapple enzymes to slough off dead skin cells, leaving skin fresh, clear and radiant!

Ahh the life of a beauty therapist, everyone thinks its easy peasy. I mean the field of beauty was voted the highest satisfaction with the happiest of employees….

But what they don’t tell you is all the weird and wonderful – ahem – events – that happen – that have to be seen to be believed.

These are some of the more bizarre and surreal salon client stories..

Spray Tan Beauty Salon Dublin 2

Shower, exfoliate, and shave before your tanning session. Do NOT use a moisturizing soap or body wash (especially Dove) before you tan. Anything moisturizing leaves a layer on the skin that the tanning solution won't penetrate through, and you won't get a good, even tan. Use either a clear body wash or a bar soap that is a bit drying. Scrub your entire body well with either nylon exfoliating gloves or a washcloth.

Spray Tan Beauty Salon Dublin 2

Wear loose fitting clothing for 8 hours, while the tan develops. Don’t exercise, sweat, swim, or bathe for 8 hours. After 8 to 12 hours, shower normally. Don’t use exfoliates or abrasives.

Galligan Beauty Salon Blog: Skincare tips for women in their 20s

Regardless that women in their 20s aren’t that far out of their teenage years, or that far away from nearing their 30s, there are still specific skincare tips for women in their 20s that most of us don’t give enough thought to.

As we welcome in a new year and all the hoopla that goes with it (hangovers, detoxes and skin that's seen better days,) it's the perfect opportunity to assess our beauty regime and make some resolutions to help us look tip top throughout the year.

It's blooming freezing outside right now, the temperature dropping quicker than X Factor contestants, which means your hair needs some extra care and attention to keep it looking and feeling tip top.

Stress can have major implications on the body and is now recognised as the number one proxy killer disease in today's society. (A proxy disease is such because the underlying cause prevents the real cause from being properly identified.) With this statistic being so alarming, how does stress actually affect our body impact the condition of your skin?

Galligan Beauty Treatments IPL treatment is effective in removing hair from every body part: face, back, legs, arms, underarms and even the most sensitive and private areas such as the bikini line, nipples and chest.

If you turn on the telly, open a magazine or take a wander into Boots, then you're bound to be overwhelmed by the amount of products that claim to be anti-ageing. Unless a well-known brand has gotten in a Delorean and shot off to see Marty McFly, there's no scientific formula currently in existence that can prevent ageing - if there was, we'd all look as good as Kate Moss did in the 90s.