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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...]

MIDWEEK INDULGENCE: Giorgio Armani Sì – Review

Armani Si Cate Blanchett

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...]

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

Father's Day scent

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...]

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 CLARINS GIFT BOX WORTH OVER €100

Clarins

22 Days of Christmas giveaway bonanza; day 12! Be beautiful from top to toe this Christmas, with Clarins skincare and make-up essentials to keep you looking gorgeous this festive season. Keep skin silky smooth with Eau des Jardin smoothing body cream, and keep the dry skin at bay on your hands and nails with Clarins’ awarding-winning hand and nail cream. On the scent front, spritz yourself … [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...]

MIDWEEK INDULGENCE: BALENCIAGA FLORABOTANICA EAU DE PARFUM TRIED AND TESTED

Balenciaga Florabotanica

Wednesday is Midweek Indulgence day at Daily Update Towers; the day we treat ourselves to a little of what we fancy – be it a chocolate treat, a new item of clothing, or a beauty treat such as a new bottle of perfume. Since we first heard about Balenciaga’s new Florabotanica fragrance way back in January, we’ve been dying to try it. Our prayers were answered a few weeks back when a bottle … [Read more...]

MIDWEEK INDULGENCE: BENEFIT SEE & BE SEEN SASHA

Benefit See & Be Seen Sasha ad

Earlier this month, Benefit added a new fragrance to their fun and quirky Crescent Row collection. See & Be Seen Sasha is described by Benefit as a daring and captivating fragrance that bursts with floral energy and seduces and mesmerises from across the room. Like all of the Crescent Row fragrances, See & Be Seen Sasha is based on a fictional resident of “Crescent Row”, in this … [Read more...]

FRAGRANCE FOCUS: VOYAGE D’HERMÈS EAU DE PARFUM

Hermes-Voyage

I'm not usually a fan of unisex fragrances, they're often either too feminine or too masculine, but I have discovered the perfect unisex scent from the design house of Hermès . As the saying goes, you pay for quality and luxury, and that is exactly what you get from the new Voyage d’Hermès Eau de Parfum. Neither too masculine nor too feminine, this is a unique fragrance that stands out … [Read more...]