The sun doesn’t tend to shine in Hibernia, so traditionally our skin has never received the signal to start tanning. Yeats managed to fall for Maud Gonne in pre-fake tan days. Why? Charm, wit and beauty – which Irish women are tending to douse under fake eyelashes and tan.
Our aim at the Diary of Dionysus is to share fashion and beauty tips for Irish women who don’t want to look like a member of Jersey Shore, can stick out to the end of a novel and still enjoy a glass of vintage champagne.
Speaking to RTÉ in 1949, the most famous Irish beauty say ‘Irish girls of today, don’t be flappers’. You can listen to the soundbite here.