So my first Xposé segment went live last night and the response has been AMAZING!! Thank you all for tuning in and I am glad you enjoyed it and most importantly picked up some tips.


FIRSTLY some detail;

My Hair Colour is by the extremely talented
My Gold Fever are by the amazing
My Tan is my all time fave Wow Brown Ready to Glo – enter discount code AIMEE for nearly 15% off!!
My Cream top is from Miss Selfridge but I’m not sure if its still in stock!


So now that those points are out of the way back to business!

I had a lot of confused faces when I said it was my first segment – yes I have worked with Tv3 countless times and Xpose included but that has more so been behind the scenes. This was my first time deciding my own content and facing the camera[:)]  –> a lot more nerve wrecking than it looks!

** If you missed it you can watch it here! **

So this slot was all about my Beauty on a Budget for Flawless Skin – this is a feature I do regularly on my social media platforms, you can see others here . No one can resist a good bargain so its always a nice topic to cover!

With that in mind I headed to the pharmacies and high streets to fish out my favourite budget products that most importantly I TRUST!



As a budget buy remover I went for the ever popular Garnier Miscellar Water. This is 4.50€ in Penneys and is a huge 400ml bottle. You’ll see in this segment I just used a cotton pad wet with the water to remove the makeup and then to combat dryness I packed on some of my favourite Nivea Rich Moisturising Cream – this is a life saviour in the winter months and will always be my go to!!

Garnier cleansing water
Nivea rich moisturising day cream
Aimee Connolly on Xposé doing make up


For the base I introduced a brand I always get excited about which is Kiko Cosmetics. They are an Italian brand all over Europe but unfortunately haven’t hit Ireland yet. This glowing potion is one of the newest products – its an pearlised illuminising base, you can see in the slot how well it goes on and it also smells DIVINE!! A lot of you were very intrigued by this product – its a steal at only 13.70€ and can be purchased online –

Kiko glowing potion perfecting serum


For the face I used Rimmel Match Perfection foundation (the blue top) I had featured this on my SnapChat a while ago -> Aimeeconmu -> to share my love for it. It has a massive range of colours, goes on beautifully on the skin and also lasts. I was and am really impressed with this product! I teamed it with the Wake Me Up Concealer – again from the Rimmel range.

Rimmel London Match perfect foundation
Rimmel London Wake me up Concealer


The last product of this segment was the Sleek Face Form Contour Palette. This has a bronzer, powder highlight and blush in it. Its a set that I would highly recommend on a budget or for anyone who loves a good product on the go! The blush has a gorgeous sheen in it which is really obvious on Roisin’s face in the last edit. I had the pleasure of working with Sleek’s entire range last month filming a series of tutorials for them so this was one of the products that really caught my eye and I thought only fair to feature it.

Sleek face form contour palette

And the result of Flawless Skin on a Budget….?!?!

Xpose final make up Aimee Connolly

I had a fantastic time filming the slot – Karen is such a lovely presenter and makes you feel so relaxed! A special thanks to The Beacon Hotel for having the space and staff around and always looking after me so well!

I love these parts of my job when you can show people little tips or products that help change the way they do makeup – that is why I LOVE running my courses & workshops – you can more info on these here – in 2016 I’ll be hitting the country taking them nationwide 

And on a last note – by far the best part of days like today are getting to work and beautify you’re already fab best friend! Roisin is so supportive of my work and it makes working so much more fun when you can have a laugh and do it together!! SO thank to you Rois also xx

Stay tuned for my next upcoming slots and as always if you have any questions about product/classes/appointments always get in touch!!

Aimee Connolly on Xposé
Aimee Connolly getting interviewed on Xposé

Happy Reading gals,

Aimee xx

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