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PRODUCT FOCUS: Clarins Extra-Firming Eye Lift Perfecting Serum – Review

Clarins Extra-firming Eye Lifting Perfecting Serum product

This product is making some big promises just in its title alone. This eye serum claims not just to be firming but EXTRA firming. It also claims to be perfecting! These are huge promises to make and colour your perception of the product before you’ve even tried it. I am a bit of an eye cream junkie and have been using it since I was a teenager and even I, who have tried pretty much every … [Read more...]

AT THE MOVIES: Thor: The Dark World – Review

Thor The Dark World poster

Directed by: Alan Taylor Starring: Chris Hemsworth, Natalie Portman, Tom Hiddleston, Stellan Skarsgård, Anthony Hopkins, Idris Elba, Christopher Eccleston, Ray Stevenson, Zachary Levi, Tadanobu Asano, Jaimie Alexander, Rene Russo, Chris O’Dowd In cinemas October 30th. The first Thor film was a huge hit and prior to this eagerly awaited sequel we have seen the muscle bound god and his … [Read more...]

AT THE MOVIES: Prisoners – Review

Prisoners poster

Directed by: Denis Villeneuve Starring: Hugh Jackman, Jake Gyllenhaal, Viola Davis, Maria Bello, Terrence Howard, Melissa Leo, Paul Dano In cinemas September 27th. Hugh Jackman has spent the past few years singing show tunes or getting his superhero on so it’s easy to forget just what a fine actor he is when handed a gritty, dramatic role. Thankfully this film should serve as a reminder … [Read more...]

AT THE MOVIES: R.I.P.D. – Review

RIPD poster

Directed by: Robert Schwentke Starring: Jeff Bridges, Ryan Reynolds, Kevin Bacon, Mary-Louise Parker In cinemas September 20th. If you didn’t actually know that this was based on a comic book the opening few minutes would definitely alert you to the fact. R.I.P.D. stands for the Rest In Peace Department (see what they did there) and is basically a Police Department manned by former … [Read more...]

AT THE MOVIES: The Call – Review

The call poster

Directed by: Brad Anderson Starring: Halle Berry, Abigail Breslin, Morris Chestnut, Michael Eklund, Michael Imperioli, David Otunga In cinemas September 20th. Having been released in the States way back in March this finally hits cinemas this side of the pond. As the title suggests most of the movie revolves around a telephone call – specifically a call to a 911 operator. Berry plays … [Read more...]

THE SMARTPHONE REVIEW: Samsung Galaxy S4 i9505

Samsung Galaxy S4 2

I’ve pretty much used an iPhone since they came out but unfortunately had mine stolen a while back. Since then I have been forced to use a pretty basic smartphone that allows me to check my emails and Facebook but not much else as it has very little internal storage. Therefore there was something of a panic when I agreed to do a live Twitter and Facebook feed from last weekend’s People of the … [Read more...]

PRODUCT FOCUS: Dermalogica UltraSmoothing Eye Serum – Review

Dermalogica UltraSmoothing Eye Serum

If you’re already a fan of this award-winning skincare brand then I actually don’t need to write anything about this product as once someone discovers Dermalogica they tend to remain devoted to it. However, for those of you who are new to the brand you could do worse than try this eye serum for an introduction. Launched as part of the UltraCalming system which, as the name suggests, helps … [Read more...]

THEATRE REVIEW: The Silhouettes: Journey of Love at The Olympia Theatre Dublin

The Silhouettes Journey of Love scene

Attraction were an instant sensation on this years Britain’s Got Talent and went on to win the show with their poignant shadow dance performances. However long before they were astonishing Irish and UK audiences The Silhouettes were creating an equal stir across the pond when they showcased their work on America’s Got Talent. With a mammoth 42 members aged from 5 to 18 they create intricate … [Read more...]

WEBSITE MAINTENANCE: We’re Having a Bit of Work Done!

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Hi there, Thanks for visiting TheDailyUpdate.ie today. We’re currently having some essential maintenance work carried out but click around and have a read of some of our older posts and features, including fashion and beauty, as well as social snaps from some of the summer’s hottest events. We turn two in August so be sure to keep an eye out for our fantastic birthday celebration … [Read more...]

WEBSITE MAINTENANCE: We’re Having a Bit of Work Done!

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Hi there, Thanks for visiting TheDailyUpdate.ie today. We’re currently having some essential maintenance work carried out but click around and have a read of some of our older posts and features, including fashion and beauty, as well as social snaps from some of the summer’s hottest events. We turn two in August so be sure to keep an eye out for our fantastic birthday celebration … [Read more...]