Perfume Review: Molecule 04 and Escentric 04 by Escentric Molecules

Another journey with Escentric Molecules from the pair that remained to try and review and complete the whole family till 06 shows up, a really nice concept in perfumery creative and that managed to became a cult perfume brand. Continue reading “Perfume Review: Molecule 04 and Escentric 04 by Escentric Molecules”

Perfume Review: Rose Anonyme Extrait by Atelier Cologne

Rose fragrances tend to be and options mostly for warmer months or autumn as the floral scents are not particularly strong and detectable in the cold, but some of them are actually powerful enough for any season one example is Rose Anonyme “Extrait” from Atelier Cologne, the original version comes in a clear glass bottle. Continue reading “Perfume Review: Rose Anonyme Extrait by Atelier Cologne”

Review: NARS Cosmetics, Holiday Collection 2020

Nars Cosmetics has released it’s Make Up Holiday Collection for 2020, a gold collection that I have to say there is nothing particularly new or with limited edition packaging but is mostly focused on travel size products and stocking fillers. Continue reading “Review: NARS Cosmetics, Holiday Collection 2020”

Perfume Review: Fleur Burlesque by Vilhelm Parfumerie

“Unflinching, exquisite femininity. Inspired by La Belle Époque. A woman, alive in the spotlight at the Moulin Rouge, enchantingly a glow in the soft candlelight of Maxim’s.”  The name and the short description were enough for me to feel tempted to try out this fragrance and sure enough it didn’t disappoint. Continue reading “Perfume Review: Fleur Burlesque by Vilhelm Parfumerie”

Perfume Review: Ylang Ylang Espresso by Floral Street

This vegan perfume is for the spirited, fearless, mystical and audacious.

A strikingly modern blend of red rose, ylang ylang and jasmine crossed with a soothing cloud of just-brewed coffee, fresh cream and Sichuan pepper – sustainably harvested from the foothills of the Himalayas. For the rebels. The thinkers. And the leaders. Continue reading “Perfume Review: Ylang Ylang Espresso by Floral Street”

Review: Huda Beauty, Gold Obsessions Palette

In honour of five years of Huda Beauty at Cult Beauty, the brand released a limited-edition eye shadow palette which stars nine gold-standard shades in three delectable finishes; there are pigment-packed, buttery mattes, metallics that rival liquid gold and shimmery toppers that emulate the decadence of fine champagne. Not to mention the all-new texture that features in the endlessly glamorous edit a pink shimmer and gold metallic base that’s actually adorned with flakes of gold . Dotting earthy neutrals amongst the varying tones of the titular shade. Continue reading “Review: Huda Beauty, Gold Obsessions Palette”

Perfume Review: Tendre Nuit by Isabey

First created by Isabey Paris in 1944 in New York, Tendre Nuit (Tender night) is remembered for its romantic name, like a whisper. The poetic and flamboyant plum colour of the bottle combined with voluptuous night Rose and animal Ambrette seeds fragrance are inspired by emotions of a tender and passionate night.

“It is 3 am in Paris, she is sitting on the edge of her bed in a room filled by sensations. Love is floating in the air, sweet and sensual like a night Rose. A warm breeze from the balcony thru the room is caressing her skin. The night is tender, her life is a dream.” Continue reading “Perfume Review: Tendre Nuit by Isabey”

Review: Bobbi Brown, Holiday Collection 2020

Bobbi Brown released it’s holidays Collection for 2020, which includes a couple of gift sets, highlighters, lipsticks and obviously different options on eye palettes with a lovely packaging, so today I’m gonna share two items I have from the collection. Continue reading “Review: Bobbi Brown, Holiday Collection 2020”

Look Fantastic December 2020 Subscription Beauty Box

The last month of the year arrived and so did the LookFantastic December beauty subscription box and is great value for money, so I’m happy to share with you the content, talk specifically about each product and check out the price convenience, the box includes 6 products from which 3 are full size. Continue reading “Look Fantastic December 2020 Subscription Beauty Box”

Review: MAC Cosmetics, Frosted Firework Collection

Another year that MAC Cosmetics releases a lovely Christmas collection with so many products, highlighters, palettes, lipsticks, lip gloss, gift sets, etc. As a holidays collection we can imagine that we are going to find bright colours with glittery, metallic finish on each product, one of the most cheerful and truly festive collections out in the market. Continue reading “Review: MAC Cosmetics, Frosted Firework Collection”

Perfume Review: Fleur Nocturne by Isabey

In 1925, Julien Viard designed for the Perfume House Isabey, a little jewel made of crystal called  “Bleu de Chine”. Only few pieces of what was considered as collectors’ items, are still available; one of them at the “Museum of Perfume” in Grasse, France. The same year, Ludwig Moser designed another bottle, with a Crystal Master from Karlsbad: a dark amethyst with hand painted patterns in a lozenge shape bottle. When the decision to produce a contemporary version was taken, it was not possible to use the original name as it was, in the meantime, registered by another company. However, the spirit of “Bleu de Chine” was captured by realising an exceptional scent treasured in a bottle that was treated with a unique process known as “Sublimation”. The dark blue colour and the unique decor have been kept on the new edition. Continue reading “Perfume Review: Fleur Nocturne by Isabey”

Marc Jacobs, Oui Mon Cherry Set

As many brands Mac Jacobs released a Holidays makeup collection called “Very Merry Cherry” which it has a eye palette, mascara, bronzer all the classics from the brand just with a green limited edition packaging and a couple of gift sets, between those sets we can find the Oui Mon Cherry Full-Size Lip Oil And Mini Favourites Set With Bag, which includes 3 mini sized products, a full size one and a cute mini red bag. Continue reading “Marc Jacobs, Oui Mon Cherry Set”

Review: Lancôme, Holiday Makeup Collection 2020

Every year Lancôme releases a Christmas make up collection, sometimes includes more or less products, this time the collection includes an eye shadow palette, two lipsticks and one highlighter, the packaging is a lovely ice platinum colour with the traditional rose logo from the brand., simple, minimalist and chic. Continue reading “Review: Lancôme, Holiday Makeup Collection 2020”

Review: Huda Beauty, Naughty Nude Eyeshadow Palette

The 2020 reinvention of the best-loved New Nude Palette, this marries smooth, buttery mattes with five, high-shine metallics, three multi-reflective marble cream shimmers, one matte marble cream and one neverbefore-seen shimmering gloss hybrid, with encapsulated bronze and berry pearls to elevate your beauty look to cover-worthy heights. Spanning shades of tan, toffee, espresso and sand with hypnotically beautiful, foil-effect glimmers in shades of plum, berry and flame, this edit will quickly become your go-to – trusted to take you from coffee to cocktails with just a quick flick of a brush. Continue reading “Review: Huda Beauty, Naughty Nude Eyeshadow Palette”

Perfume Review: Prends-Moi by Isabey

When Isabey Paris created Prends-moi (take me) with a misspell on its label as ‘Prends-Mois’ in the early 30’s, it was  one of the last perfume created for North American market, with a minimalistic design. In the 30s it was a bold move to name a perfume Prends-moi (take me) but Isabey was a daring house.

Prends-moi (take me) is now relaunched among the iconic perfumes of Isabey Paris.  But much more than a simple fragrance’s revival, Prends-moi (take me) is an ode to love and passion. This is why the strong and emblematic red colour, a symbol of desire, is used. Continue reading “Perfume Review: Prends-Moi by Isabey”

Review: IT Cosmetics, Your Skin But Better Foundation

Your Skin But Better Foundation + Skincare features lightweight, medium buildable coverage that instantly improves the look of skin minimising the look of pores and imperfections while delivering all-day hydration and wear with a natural radiant finish. Suitable for all skin types and infused with hyaluronic acid, aloe vera extract, vitamins E & B5 and hepes acid. Continue reading “Review: IT Cosmetics, Your Skin But Better Foundation”

Perfume Review: Good Girl Suprême by Carolina Herrera

Good Girl is one of the most successful fragrances since 2016 when it was released with that gorgeous shoe bottle that became iconic, the juice made more than one girl crazy about it and became the signature scent of many, then the brand released limited edition bottles till Good Girl Legere became the first flanker with the same success and now Carolina Herrera just released good Girl Suprême. Continue reading “Perfume Review: Good Girl Suprême by Carolina Herrera”

Perfume Review: Molecule 02 and Escentric 02 by Escentric Molecules

Not long ago I shared my thoughts on the well famous Molecule 01 and Escentric 01, the first members of the Escentric Molecules collection, now is the turn for the 02 pair that also had quite a success. Continue reading “Perfume Review: Molecule 02 and Escentric 02 by Escentric Molecules”

Perfume Review: Déjà Vu White Flower 57 by Kayali

Say hello to the new member of the Kayali family, the perfume brand from Huda Beauty. Deja Vu White Flower 57, each fragrance from the brand has a number with the name and is basically amount of modifications it has till the final result, so in this case 57 and it makes sense as Mona Kattan commented about this scent taking two and half years to develop. Continue reading “Perfume Review: Déjà Vu White Flower 57 by Kayali”

Perfume Review: Idôle by Lancôme

This fragrance is not new luckily I will be reviewing the latest one, but first wanted to try this one as every time I wanted to test it out in stores or the airport the tester was always empty. This is probably one of the few roses fragrance that actually last and that it actually smells of roses and no extremely synthetic. The bottle design is quite distinctive, but so far I’m surprised by this release by Lancome as they normally go for very strong florals or gourmands while this one is gentle. Continue reading “Perfume Review: Idôle by Lancôme”

Perfume Review: Love Osmanthus by Atelier Cologne

I have to admit I wasn’t a big fan of colognes, I had that idea in my mind they were more for men, poor generic scent, not long lasting, etc I just didn’t care to have a proper look and give a change, but since I studied perfumery and chemistry I started to appreciate more the quality that certain brands offer and Atelier Cologne is one of the game changers on reinvent colognes. Continue reading “Perfume Review: Love Osmanthus by Atelier Cologne”

Scentful: Designer Fragrance Subscription Box

In the perfume market there are thousands of options to choose and sometime we limit our selves to the most famous, the latest releases or certain brands and sure many times we can go test one, two, three and so on and we start to get confused, our nose can’t make any difference anymore and we get lost in the process, so the lovely options out there, should we spray in the paper or the skin. Now we heard plenty of times about subscription boxes full of make up or skincare, but what about perfume?di Continue reading “Scentful: Designer Fragrance Subscription Box”

Review: Antipodes, Manuka Honey Skin Care Collection

My skincare routine has been quite exciting lately since I have included three products from the New Zealander brand Antipodes, not only for the ingredients, also many of their products are vegetarian (some even vegan), it’s a natural sustainable brand with a deep connection with natural ingredients and ecological awareness proof of that is that all their packaging is recyclable. Continue reading “Review: Antipodes, Manuka Honey Skin Care Collection”

Perfume Review: Coco Mademoiselle L’Eau Privée by Chanel

If we have to talk about perfumes that are very popular but still I don’t like that it would be Coco Mademoiselle, a mega bomb of patchouli than even for my nose is too much and I think this perfume is quite popular because is Chanel and is far more modern than No 5 to use, but still Coco Mademoiselle came out about two years later than J’adore another perfume I can’t stand but is still popular and have those notes that were popular back then so every time I smell them I can’t help to think of a woman on her 40s, 50s. Probably another reason why I use even having a bottle is because..everybody wears it, just like Black Opium or La Vie est Belle is a perfume that would make you easily forgettable because so many girls have made it their signature fragrance. Continue reading “Perfume Review: Coco Mademoiselle L’Eau Privée by Chanel”

Review: Charlotte Tilbury, The Icon Palette

With a new Charlotte Tilbury eye palette around the corner I wanted to talk about this one the “The Icon Palette” because one that is actually totally different from the rest that the brand has, it received negative and positive reviews, at the beginning I didn’t pay much attention to it and this summer i found myself using and reusing it a lot so here I share my experience. Continue reading “Review: Charlotte Tilbury, The Icon Palette”

Perfume Review: Molecule 01 and Escentric 01 by Escentric Molecules

Niche perfumery has increased in popularity in the last couple of years thanks to some niche houses that opened up the way for more people to discover them and enjoy alternatives to the massive consume market. One of those brands was clearly Escentric Molecules with the 01. Molecule 01 and Escentric 01 were very popular back in the day, anyone following British beauty youtubers probably remember the hype back then. Over hyped/promoted products tend to put me off to try them out, but then this year I got closer to the brand with the release of Molecule 05 and Escentric 05 and specialised perfume writers and friends who tried it suggested me to review the 01 and 02 range because “they were amazing” So here we are. Continue reading “Perfume Review: Molecule 01 and Escentric 01 by Escentric Molecules”

Perfume Review: Fever 54 by The Perfumer’s Story by Azzi

“A fragrance is a powerful tool creating sensations and imagery, evoking visions, feelings and thoughts,” says The Perfumer’s Story founder Azzi Glasser, who has created unique scents for Helena Bonham Carter and Orlando Bloom. I was lucky enough to already review After Hours and this time I want to share this review of another gem from this fantastic niche perfume house. Continue reading “Perfume Review: Fever 54 by The Perfumer’s Story by Azzi”

Perfume Review: Clementine California x Quentin Monge by Atelier Cologne

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One brand that I love to discover each time I have a chance to get a bottle in my hands is Probably Atelier Cologne, I have actually being using Orange Sanguine pretty often during the hot summer and I also enjoy it during the autumn season. So when a limited edition bottle came out with a fragrance that I never tried before I was truly excited. Continue reading “Perfume Review: Clementine California x Quentin Monge by Atelier Cologne”

Review: Rene Furterer, Karite Nutri Intense Nourishing Shampoo and Mask

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One of the main issues I always had with my hair was the fact of how dry and damaged it always is, I always try different products but the fact that most of them have silicons that shows a fake healthy effect on hair is basically cheat to myself and make the issue even bigger so I decided to go back to some products I have tried before and worked well and as I repurchased it again i wanted to share so you will know what silicon-free products for the hair are out there. Continue reading “Review: Rene Furterer, Karite Nutri Intense Nourishing Shampoo and Mask”

Perfume Review: After Hours by The Perfumer’s Story by Azzi

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Nothing could be more exciting than discovering niche fragrance houses with an offer totally different of the mass market out there, lately I have been trying something really special from a British nose: Azzi Glasser. After working for different brands and with a extensive career in perfumery she created The Perfumer’s Story by Azzi. Continue reading “Perfume Review: After Hours by The Perfumer’s Story by Azzi”