One devoted 84-year-old Irish man, who lately hit headlines for studying to do his 83-year-old spouse’s make-up as she slowly goes blind, is the brand new star of a magnificence tutorial video for a real-life cosmetics firm that’s concurrently melting hearts and taking #RelationshipGoals to new heights.
On August 23, facial cosmetics model EX1 Cosmetics shared a tutorial starring Des and Mona Monahan of Waterford, Eire to social media.
Earlier this 12 months, the couple’s story had gone viral as native shops shared how Des took it upon himself to take classes on the make-up counter of a neighborhood division retailer to learn to correctly apply cosmetics – together with mascara, lipstick and bronzer – to his spouse of almost 57 years.
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“Mona’s eyesight is deteriorating and he or she received’t have the ability to do her make-up sooner or later so I assumed the faster I learnt the higher,” Des stated on the time.
The Monahans’ story made waves around the globe and even reached Kardashian-favorite make-up artist Mario Dedivanovic, who organized to fulfill the pair in particular person in what he known as a “spotlight” of his 12 months.
Now, the lovebirds’ very personal YouTube-style vlog video has received over 28,000 views on Fb.
“If Mona wanted one thing, I might do it,” Des begins, earlier than placing basis on her cheeks and rubbing it in with a magnificence blender.
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“Much less is extra,” he continues of his minimalist strategy. “, I simply needed to make Mona really feel good,” he says of the method.
Telling his spouse that she is “flawless” and “good,” Mona couldn’t be extra happy.
“I like the concept of getting my face achieved, and being able to face the world,” she says, and seems to be thrilled when Des tells her he takes her out on a date later that night.
“One factor I’m acutely aware of over the previous few years, is how usually we meet up with individuals, the place you’ve got a pair and so they’re taking care of each other,” Mona mused. “Late into life, they’re nonetheless taking care of each other.”
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As for the Monahans, they’re actually doing simply that.