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

Perfume

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...]

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...]

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

Benefit

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

Beyonce Pulse NYC thumb

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! A THIERRY MUGLER ANGEL GIFT SET WORTH €100

Thierry Mugler Eva Mendes

Day 11 of our 22 Days of Christmas giveaway bonanza and today we’re offering one lucky reader Thierry Mugler Angel treats to the value of €100. Smell like a sultry goddess with this beautiful fragrance from the iconic fashion designer and fragrance extraordinaire, we’ll also give you the gorgeous Angel body cream for perfectly sheened skin! HOW TO WIN Click here to enter.   … [Read more...]

WATCH: MARILYN MONROE EXPLAINS ‘THAT’ QUOTE ABOUT WEARING NOTHING BUT CHANEL No5 TO BED

Marilyn Monroe Chanel

One of Marilyn Monroe’s most famous quotes has finally been explained. Legend has it that Marilyn Monroe wore nothing but "a few drops of Chanel No. 5" to bed, but it was only last month, more than 50 years later, that the world got an explanation for her famous quote. "You know they ask you questions," Monroe said during an April 1960 interview with French journalist Georges Belmont. … [Read more...]

FIRST LOOK: MARNI TO LAUNCH ITS FIRST EVER FRAGRANCE

Marni model

Come February 2013, design house Marni will be launching its very first scent, fittingly called Marni. The full fragrance range will include a purse spray, body lotion, and body cream as well as the standard eau de parfum and eau de toilette. Commenting on the designer fragrance, Marni’s creative director, Consuelo Castiglioni said: “It’s a perfume that’s quite individual, that … [Read more...]

WATCH: KIRSTEN DUNST FOR BULGARI MON JASMIN NOIR

Bulgari Mon jasmine Noir

Kirsten Dunst is the face of Bulgari’s new Mon Jasmin Noir fragrance, photographed by famed duo, Inez and Vinoodh. We’re currently road testing the new fragrance and will report back very soon. In the meantime, check out Kirsten’s stunning video below.   [youtube h7rxn4xgaFo]     … [Read more...]