September each year sees brands issue the best of their fragrance offerings in the run-up to that season which we all absolutely refuse to mention for(...)

Businesswoman Jo Malone at the Pendulum Summit in Dublin on Thursday, where she said leaving her fragrance brand was “the greatest mistake of my life”. Photograph: Conor McCabe Photography

Jo Malone, the businesswoman who founded the eponymous fragrance brand now owned by Esteé Lauder, told the Pendulum Summit in Dublin on Thursday that (...)

Marks and Spencer Advent Calendar (€40 when you spend €40 on clothing, beauty or home products)

Zoella, also known as Zoe Sugg, a hugely popular YouTuber with over twelve million subscribers, was the recipient of much public gall last week. Her (...)


I am one of those people who finds airports stressful. Getting through security can be rather harrowing on a good day. I like to ensure I have everyth(...)

Home fragrance extends the realm of beauty to the environment beyond our own bodies. A good candle or diffuser boosts the atmosphere in a room, helps (...)

Clockwise from left: Max Benjamin personalised candle; Tom Ford Private Blend Candle in Tobacco Vanille; Marc Jacobs Divine Decadence.

Fragrance is always a safe option as a gift at this time of year. If you’re a little uncertain, try one of these. If you’re very uncertain, choose a c(...)

Advent calendar from The Body Shop

I’ve never met a beauty writer who doesn’t get that fluttering in their belly at the sight of a prodigiously gorgeous product, and never are these fl(...)

L’Occitane Cedrat Eau de Toilette (€49 for 100ml); Grande Dame by Cloon Keen Atelier (€80 from The Salon at The Shelbourne); Bobbi Brown Beach Fragrance (€68 for 50ml)

Every year, myriad summer fragrances hit the shelves. Although I love fragrance, I find shopping for it a recipe for a headache. After you sniff the (...)

 Clarins Fix Make-up Spray (€28): Garnier Miracle Sleeping Cream (€19.99); Chanel Les Beiges Healthy Glow Foundation (€50); Bobbi Brown Face & Body Bronzing Powder (€46); Amazing Cosmetics Amazing Concealer (€27 online)

Bridal make-up is not straightforward – you have to consider such elements as black-and-white photography versus colour, staying power, waterproofing(...)

Good scented candles will enhance your home’s atmosphere as well as providing a warm, cosy glow
Beauty Report: Scented candles
  • Beauty
  • November 14, 2015, 00:00

Scented candles don’t technically count as beauty products, but they’re certainly a passion of beauty lovers. A nice scented candle is a universall(...)

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