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COMPETITION: Our Top Five Celebrity Fragrances – Win the Lot!

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Here at The Daily Update we love a good celeb fragrance, but there are so many on the market right now it’s hard to know which ones to pick. Here are five of our current must-have scents from some of our favourite A-Listers. Katy Perry Killer Queen A regal kick-ass fragrance. Wear it when you feel in-control, domineering and self-confident. €33.95 for 50ml.   Celine Dion … [Read more...]

MIDWEEK INDULGENCE: Giorgio Armani Sì – Review

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For most women, even if they can’t actually afford a designer piece for their wardrobe a designer perfume becomes a staple, and every single fashion house has dipped their toes into the fragrance market at some point with varying degrees of acclaim. One brand that has enjoyed huge success with their scent range is Armani, whose collection boasts dozens of successful scents across both its … [Read more...]

SCENT OF A MAN: Guess Seductive Homme Blue – Review

Guess Seductive Homme model

A man’s perfect scent can become an absolute style essential. The people at Guess know a thing or two about creating the perfect pair of jeans, but they also like to dip their toes in the fragrance market from time to time. Guess Seductive Homme’s advertising campaign features Italian model Luca Loy seducing his female co-star in sunny Malibu. Nice work if you can get it! Notes of spicy … [Read more...]

SHUTTERBUG: At the Launch of Giorgio Armani’s New Fragrance, Sì

Norman Pratt and Elaine Butler-Doolin

  A host of well-known faces from the worlds of TV, radio, print and online media gathered at an exclusive evening to unveil Giorgio Armani’s latest female scent, Sì, at The Clarence Hotel in Dublin last week. Guests were greeted with a champagne and canapés reception and welcomed by Giorgio Armani Parfums General Manager Charles de Montalivet. Guests included publisher Norah Casey, … [Read more...]

SCENT OF A MAN: Father’s Day Fragrance Gift Ideas

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It’s an obvious one but a good scent is the perfect go-to gift for the most important man in your life this Father’s Day. Check out our pick of the best in the gallery below.   … [Read more...]

BEAUTY NEWS: Benefit Cosmetics to Open First Irish Stand-Alone Boutique in Dublin

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Benefit cosmetics is opening its first ever boutique on Dublin’s South William Street, hoping to solve all your beauty dilemmas in the comfortable yet quirky surroundings, synonymous with their unique packaging! The American beauty company will offer a varying range of services, which include their world renowned brow bar, body waxing, spray tanning and all new blow dry and nail … [Read more...]

WATCH: David Gandy and Bianca Balti in the New Dolce & Gabbana Light Blue Fragrance Campaign

Dolce & Gabbana Light Blue

When it comes to casting smouldering, bronze-skinned, blue-eyed, Italian-looking models in their fragrance ads, Dolce & Gabbana get it spot-on. Bianca Balti is the new female face of the label’s best-selling fragrance, Light Blue. She joins super-hot male model David Gandy, who has represented the men’s scent for several years. Shot on the Italian island of Capri by Mario Testino … [Read more...]

WATCH: BEHIND THE SCENES AT THE MAKING OF THE CAMPAIGN VIDEO FOR BEYONCÉ’S PULSE NYC FRAGRANCE

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We’ve forgiven Beyoncé for lip-syncing during her performance at President Obama’s inauguration earlier this month. That girl can truly sing, so we're sure she had a very good reason to lip-sync on this one occasion! The former Destiny’s Child star is everywhere these days, and Pulse NYC is her fifth fragrance to date. Describing the new scent, Beyoncé said: “I thought that now that I … [Read more...]

THE GIFT OF SCENT: FRAGRANCE IDEAS FOR LAST MINUTE SHOPPERS

Perfume

I make no secret of the fact that I love perfume and very few women wouldn’t be delighted to wake up on Christmas morning to find a luxurious bottle of scent in their stocking. However, perfume is almost as personal as underwear and choosing one that will appeal to the lady in your life can be tricky. There have been some beautiful new perfumes launched in the last few months and any of them … [Read more...]

WIN! €150 WORTH OF PRODUCTS FROM ROGER & GALLET’S CHRISTMAS GIFT LIST

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From family members and colleagues to friends and aunties, Roger & Gallet, expert Perfumer-Apothocary since 1862, have a selection of wonderful and distinctive gifts to suit all budgets and tastes this festive season. Roger & Gallet promote well-being through fragrances. They study Aromachology, a science that studies the influence of scents on our behavior and mood, intimately linked … [Read more...]