One lady making it as a beauty and fashion influencer is the lovely Rosie Connolly. Rosie 27 is a Irish lifestyle blogger and is loved among her followers for her openness and honesty when blogging. She has over 70k followers on Facebook and 11k on Twitter while her Instagram has an impressive 158k followers.
Rosie is a fully qualified makeup artist and works freelance as well as with some of the top brands. Some of the brands Rosie has worked with include Benefit, Urban Decay, Stila and many more.
Rosie also has a Diploma in both Fashion Buying/Merchandising and Event Management. She worked as a stylist with Oasis as well as working as a personal shopper at Arnotts. She regularly features on TV3’s Xpose and travels the country hosting masterclasses on fashion, beauty and social media.
Rosie Connolly – SnapChat
Rosie regularly posts on SnapChat and has a bubbly personality in her Snaps. Her little boy Harry features in many of her Snaps and has a lovely cheeky personality like most boys his age. Rosie Snaps about fashion and beauty as well as content about looking after your mental health. She has been praised recently for sharing Snaps of her skin without makeup showing her acne. I personally think it is nice to see influencers sharing things like this especially since their audience are mainly young girls.
Rosie Connolly – Lifestyle Blogger
Rosie runs her own lifestyle blog where she posts content relating to beauty, fashion and lifestyle. The fashion section of her blog has lots of content on style tips and her favourite looks as well as discount codes and links to certain items or looks. In her beauty section she has content on her favourite products, hair tips and details about her masterclasses. In her lifestyle section Rosie blogs about anything from photo editing to parenting to travel. I have included links to Rosie’s account below for anyone that wishes to know more.
One name I am sure we are all familiar with is Pippa O’Connor. Pippa aged 32 has her own clothes line named POCObyPippa. Her social media following has grown massively over the last number of years. Pippa has over 250k followers on Instagram and Facebook and over 75k on Twitter. Her SnapChat followers get an insight into her everyday life as a lifestyle blogger and business woman. Pippa’s snaps have a variety of content from snaps of glam events to makeup and beauty products as well as general everyday life.
Pippa O’Connor – POCObyPippa
POCObyPippa is a denim range of clothing which has become really popular since its launch in 2016. The denim range is largely retailed online but Pippa hosts a series of pop-up shops around the country also. The latest edition to the POCO range is a denim jacket which was released in November of this year. She has also released are range of scented candles and planners to add to her collection just in time for Christmas.
Pippa O’Connor – Business
Pippa runs her own lifestyle blog pippa.ie where she posted articles on fashion, beauty and lifestyle. The website now in its 4th year started as a hobby for Pippa as a way of sharing of love of fashion and beauty.
This soon led to Pippa starting her fashion factories. The factories which run across the country have become extremely popular selling out in each event. They include makeup demos, fashion show, hair and skincare as well as providing lunch and goodie bags.
Pippa recently won Young Business Woman of the year at the Image Awards. In April of this year she won the Look of the Year at the VIP Style Awards. Pippa was also short listed for the Bord Gais Energy Irish Book Awards in for her book Pippa. If you would like to know about Pippa please check out the links to her social media accounts below.
One man who has become increasingly popular over the last few years is Rob Lipsett. Rob aged 25 is from Dublin and runs his own personal training business. Rob has accumulated over 360k followers on his Instagram account. Both his Facebook and his Twitter accounts have over 30k followers.
Rob Lipsett – How it began
Rob spent two years in college studying a course he didn’t like and eventually dropped out. He worked part time in retail before leaving his job to focus on what he loved “Fitness”. As he always had a love for fitness and training especially weight training Rob decided to completely focus on this as a career. He had already been posting fitness related content on his social media accounts and wanted to work full time on them. He focused on fitness and training at first and then started vlogging about his everyday life. His social media and YouTube soon took off due his openness and honesty in his content.
Rob Lipsett – YouTube
As well as been hugely popular on his social media accounts Rob also runs his own YouTube Channel. He has over 327k subscribers to his channel where he has a huge amount of content available. Rob Vlogs about fitness mostly and regularly Vlogs his own work-outs as well as his day to day life.
Rob Lipsett – Lipsett Fitness
Rob runs his own website Lipsett Fitness where people can sign up to his personal training courses. He also offers his eBooks for sale on his site which cover a range of fitness and nutrition. Rob is also a Co-Founder of Raw Academy which offer a range of personal training courses for students. The courses are internationally accredited and teach students how to market their own brands as well as certifying them as a personal trainer.
Grace Mongey – FacesbyGrace
Another popular lady in this beauty and fashion section is 29-year-old Grace Mongey from Dublin. Grace uses the name FacesbyGrace for her social media accounts and website. Grace has grown in popularity in the last few years. She has a following of 113k on Instagram, 14k on Twitter and over 73k on Facebook.
FacesbyGrace – Snapchat
Grace’s Snapchat is filled with a variety of content. She regularly snaps make-up tips and product reviews as well as demos on different make-up looks. She also shows snaps of her gym work-outs and food prep ideas. Her little girl Sienna regularly features in Grace’s snaps and Grace often reviews baby products she herself has used. Grace also talks openly on her snaps about her struggle with anxiety and depression and ways in which she copes with them.
FacesbyGrace – Website
Grace’s website is full of content on fashion, beauty, parenting and lifestyle. She posts product reviews and images of her favourite fashion choices. She also has links to all her social media accounts including her YouTube channel.
FacesbyGrace – YouTube Channel
Grace runs her own YouTube channel “FacesbyGrace” which has over 14k subscribers. She has tons of videos on different makeup tutorials. Her videos also include holiday vlogs, hair tutorials as well as pregnancy related videos.
FacesbyGrace – Instagram and Facebook
As mentioned previously Grace has over 113k followers on Instagram and over 73k on Facebook. Both her Instagram and Facebook accounts are full of ideas on all the latest fashion trends. She also uses these accounts to post pictures of her little girl Sienna and family trips away. Grace will usually incorporate links to where you can buy some of the fashion items from her pictures. She also posts some beauty product reviews and sometimes gives out discount codes for the products been reviewed. At the bottom of this page I have included links to all of Grace’s social media accounts.
Brian O’Driscoll – Irish Rugby Player
Someone I am sure needs no introduction is 38-year-old former Rugby player Brian O’Driscoll. Dubliner Brian captained the Irish Rugby Team for eight years and the Leinster Team for three years. He has a huge social media following his Twitter alone has over 940k followers while his Instagram has 209k.
Brian O’Driscoll – Irish Rugby
Brian was selected for the senior squad in 1999 and became captain of the Irish Rugby Team in 2002 at the age of 23. In 2003 he went on to lead the Irish team to second place in the Six Nations Championship. The following year Brian led the team to win their first crown since 1985 and proceeded to win the crown again in 2006 and 2007. In 2009 again been captained by Brian Ireland won their first Grand Slam since 1948. Brian’s last international match was in March 2014 where Ireland beat France to win the Six Nations Championship.
Brian made his debut for Leinster in 1999 and was part of the team when they won the Celtic League in 2001. In 2005 Brian was made captain of the Leinster Team and continued until 2008. His final match for Leinster was in May 2014 at the Pro 12 Grand Final where Leinster won the title.
Brian O’Driscoll – Career Achievements
While playing for Leinster Brian played 186 games with a total of 61 tries and 8 titles. During his time Playing for Ireland he played 133 games with a total of 46 tries and 2 titles. Brian has been nominated several times for the IRB World Player of the Year. He was the chosen player of the tournament 3 times in the RBS Six Nations Championship. This iconic player received two Honorary Doctorate’s one in 2013 the other in 2014. If you would like to read more on Brian’s career or wish to follow him on social media I have included links below.
Dubliner – Suzanne Jackson – SOSUbySJ
One Irish social media influencer to make the top 16 most influential bloggers globally is Suzanne Jackson. Suzanne also known as SoSueMe is a beauty and fashion influencer from Dublin. She started blogging in 2010 and since then has accumulated a huge fan base and not just in Ireland. Suzanne has over 220k followers on Instagram while her Facebook page has over 300k likes. On snapchat Suzanne entertains her followers with everything from beautiful holiday snaps to makeup tips and product reviews.
Suzanne is the founder of the popular beauty brand SOSUbySJ. The brand first launched a nail polish line in 2015 and has been growing ever since. SOSUbySJ now includes a highlighter kit, contour palette, eye shadow palette, eye lashes and faux nails. It also has a range of accessories including tweezers, blenders, lash glue and a vanity case. Suzanne’s beauty brand is stocked in Penneys across Ireland and the UK as well as in selected pharmacies.
Suzanne’s website is packed full of ideas and tips on beauty, fashion, travel and lifestyle. The website also has a section on wedding planning and tips and ideas for the bride to be. Suzanne married her partner Dylan O’Connor in August of this year and has some beautiful posts relating to her own wedding planning. She incorporates everything from bridesmaid dresses to men’s suits and even the little extras in finishing touches.
Suzanne Jackson – Awards
Suzanne has been nominated for numerous awards and recently won the VIP Style Award for Most Stylish Woman 2017. Last year Suzanne won two out of the three categories she was nominated for at the Beauty Blog Awards. Suzanne’s first award for blogging was back in 2014 when she won an award at the Stellar Magazine Shine Awards. To follow Suzanne on any of her social media accounts or view her website I have included links below.