Perfume Review: La Route d’Emeraude by Isabey

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First launch in 1924, “La Route d’Emeraude” The road to the Emerald Triangle from Isabey was designed by Julien Viard, in a faceted bottle and a jewel-like case, reminiscent of the splendor of the Far East. This perfume is inspired, with a touch of nostalgia, by the journey leading to the “Emerald Triangle” (Thailand, Laos and Cambodia), filled with the scents of Jasmine Sambac and blooming flowers. Many Orient lovers took the path to these faraway lands and experienced sensations that are recaptured in this re-edition of the mythical perfume. Gold leather (cordovan) effect, distinctive of La Route d’Emeraude previous designs, has been preserved. The fragrance has been slightly changed. Continue reading “Perfume Review: La Route d’Emeraude by Isabey”

Review: Thalgo, Prodige Des Oceans Essence

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Looking for skincare essences to try out for the blog and a guide I’m making this product from Thalgo called my attention so why not decided to give it a try.I have already tried few products from this brand and got very nice results so I was always willing to try it again, but at some point I discovered this one by accident. Continue reading “Review: Thalgo, Prodige Des Oceans Essence”

Macmillan Beauty Calendar 2019

calendar.pngWhether you keep these special goodies for yourself (and no one would blame you for that) or whether you share them, you’ve helped create moments of generosity. That’s because £2 from every one of these bumper beauty calendars goes to Macmillan Cancer Support. You can enjoy 24 moments of discovery with our favourite beauty products; and the warm glow of knowing you’ve helped people with cancer live life as fully as they can. Continue reading “Macmillan Beauty Calendar 2019”

Perfume Review: Gardénia by Isabey

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Launched in 1926, Le Gardénia is considered as one of the most prestigious of its kind in the world. Among the rarest sixty fragrances in the book “Scentfully Precious” of J-M Martin-Hattemberg, Le Gardénia is known for its distinguished match of bottle drawn by Julien Viard and jewel case-like box elaborated by Sorys. Isabey Gardenia is the ultimate, splurge-worthy, Rembrandt of Gardenia Scents. Luminous and sensual, this captures the true essence of this bewitching bloom. Continue reading “Perfume Review: Gardénia by Isabey”

Perfume Review: Aura Eau De Parfum Sensuelle by Mugler

 

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Almost finishing another year and I will have to do my list of best and worst in fragrance of 2019, and today I want to share my experience with one fragrance that actually was released during the summer time but due to work and being traveling around I haven’t had the time and chance to test it out, Aura Eau de Parfum Sensuelle by Mugler, yes another flanker of Aura, and I said a millon times I’m not a fan of flankers but this house at least puts some effort and releases good ones or at least they smell different and not all the same. Continue reading “Perfume Review: Aura Eau De Parfum Sensuelle by Mugler”

Harrods Beauty Advent Calendar 2019

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One of most luxurious and most expensive advent calendars is here by Harrods, a mix of skincare, perfume and make up, different luxury brands and the big question is if this advent really is worth the money I mean it cost £250 so there is a lot to think about. Continue reading “Harrods Beauty Advent Calendar 2019”

ASOS Face + Body Advent Calendar 2019

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A bit way too early for advent calendars I know…but companies and brands keep pushing earlier and earlier each year, all I can say is that some of these calendars are great others are ok and other are just not worth the money, but today I wanted to share with you the one launched by ASOS and have a look at the content so yo can decide if it  fits your needs or not. Continue reading “ASOS Face + Body Advent Calendar 2019”

Perfume Review: Wanted Girl by Azzaro

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As I have shared here, I consider myself an extremely olfactory person, I associate immense perfumes with people, moments or memories in a snap of my fingers. I also believe it to be one of my sharpest senses. Having said that, it is extremely important for me to use a memorable fragrance. Normally, I always opt for very hot fragranes; in my opinion, very seductive and feminine. Continue reading “Perfume Review: Wanted Girl by Azzaro”

Perfume Review: Stories by Eliza Grace

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We accumulate memories through the smell of that there is no doubt, whether meals, places, people, special moments are recorded in our memory many times through notes that many times we do not know what they are called but when we automatically feel transported, this is one of the great wonders of perfumes and today I want to share with you two releases that would bring some memories to you or you would leave that memory in someone. A new gender-inclusive Fragrance line that weaves a narrative from mislaid memories, childhood dreams and long-forgotten hope; STORIES by Eliza Grace is a journey for the senses. Continue reading “Perfume Review: Stories by Eliza Grace”

Windle & Moodie, Ultra Nourishing Collection Review

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Anyone who has very damaged hair knows how hard it is to bring it back to life, one of the most important factors is knowing how to choose quality and free products such as parabens and silicones that give a false appearance of “healthy” when the reality is very different, the problem that has even happened to me is that when I use products free of these ingredients my hair is obviously shown as it is: dry, damaged, full of frizz, etc. I preferred to sacrifice myself and continue using harmful products just to tame my hair. I decided a couple of months ago that I wanted to have long hair again because I do not tolerate the same haircut that everyone now wears, so I decided to make it grow but it was healthy when the Ultra Nourishing line from Windle & Moodie was great help. Continue reading “Windle & Moodie, Ultra Nourishing Collection Review”

Perfume Review: Alien Fusion by Mugler

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After releasing few collectables Mugler started the year with a new member of the Alien family, I’m talking about Alien Fusion, a floral-sweet Eau de Parfum which seems to be an Alien spring/summer option with that hint of fresh ginger for other it would be suitable for colder months, everything comes to personal taste and skin type, if your is quite tricky with perfumes performance and longevity then this one would suit you perfectly. A new addiction for the Alien lovers and a good chance to make it up for the ones who are not fans of it. Continue reading “Perfume Review: Alien Fusion by Mugler”

Cetraben, Natural Oatmeal Cream

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This is basically the cream that you will find moving around all my house, since I got in my PR I was very curious about it as has oats as main ingredient which I love due to the great benefits not only internally but also external. Cetraben brings the Natural Oatmeal Cream which is basically a Body Cream but funny enough it can work on the face but I will tell you more now. Continue reading “Cetraben, Natural Oatmeal Cream”

Michael Kors, Wonderlust Eau Fresh

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It has not been that long ago since Michael Kors released Wonderlust, a blend of luxurious blossoms mingle with delectably spiced notes and Oriental Floral
Gourmand. Continue reading “Michael Kors, Wonderlust Eau Fresh”

Salvatore Ferragamo, Amo Flowerful

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Flower. Power. An explosion of flowers and colour. Introducing Amo Flowerful, the new olfactory chapter in the Amo Ferragamo franchise. Youthful and exuberant, this fresh fragrance expresses the of joy of living, contagious optimism and sparkling energy.
The Amo Flowerful woman is quicker than fantasy, she has a multifaceted personality and expresses all that she loves flowers, colours, her dreams, her journeys and the power of her freedom. Continue reading “Salvatore Ferragamo, Amo Flowerful”

Valmont, Perfecting Powder Cream Foundation

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Less is more, from the “No Make up Make up” to the Glass Skin many women realise that looking natural and fresh could be far nicer than the diva look, because is not nice when you can notice the excess of foundation from meters away, and far more important a natural makeup would make you look far younger and would help also a lot to keep your skin younger but not all foundations do that that’s why today I want to share the one I have been loving lately and is the Perfecting Powder Cream by Valmont. Continue reading “Valmont, Perfecting Powder Cream Foundation”

Murad, Retinol Youth Renewal Collection

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Retinol has been used as an ingredient in cosmetics for approximately 40 years. First as a treatment against acne, to later extend its use in the prevention and treatment of wrinkles and age spots, once proven effective as a skin renewal.

How does it act? Penetrating the deep layers of the skin, thanks to its light molecular weight, and stimulating collagen and elastin. What makes it unbeatable is that it also improves the appearance of the outer layer of the skin. It benefits the cell renewal process, so dead skin goes fast and new, brighter skin layers appear, it also regulates the keratinization process to soften the complexion. Continue reading “Murad, Retinol Youth Renewal Collection”

MAC In Monochrome Collection

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Cult shades give full-face attitude. Powerful Lipsticks with a serious following get full monochromatic colour collections to match including Lipglass, Powder Blush, Matte and Frost Eye Shadow. This basically the idea of MAC In Monochrome, 6 different shades to create monochromatic looks, something not really common to see during these days but with the right colours it could actually look stunning. Continue reading “MAC In Monochrome Collection”

Charlotte Tilbury, Glowing Pretty Skin Palette

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Minimalist with makeup, Traveler who wants to pack as little as possible in her make bag, or just someone who loves makeup and everything in one palette sound way too good, so yes here you have an option and it’s the Glowing Pretty Skin Palette from Charlotte Tilbury. This is basically a face palette that includes setting powder, blush, highlighter and bronzer, which is great if you don’t like to jump from one thing to other just have everything together. Continue reading “Charlotte Tilbury, Glowing Pretty Skin Palette”

Charlotte Tilbury, Bar Of Gold Palette

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When you are fan of highlighters then is hard to resist to palettes like this, Bar Of Gold Palette from Charlotte Tilbury is a good option forme people who likes to alternate shades and not using always the same one and for the ones who wants to give a natural glow to a dull skin without leaving that extra pigmented diva look where the highlighter become way too obvious, a good option in shades for classy people I would call it. Continue reading “Charlotte Tilbury, Bar Of Gold Palette”

12 Weeks Of IPL Hair Removal With Smooth Skin Muse

My story with removal has been always been a big drama for me, my skin is olive during the summer and pale during the winter and my hair is dark brown which makes any non pleasant to see hair very easy to actually see. I always struggled with hair removal methods, I always saw other girls saying so happily that they shave their legs or under arms and they look flawless, in my case the shaved legs for example would last me a day, the next one I would actually start to feel them like sand paper plus my legs would get full of ungrown hair. Waxing also never was good for me, my skin is very sensitive and even when the wax was almost cold still it managed to leave dark marks on my skin and it was not really good removing hair. Creams: same result as shaving, Little Classic Machines: This ones helped to make the hair growing a bit slower but I cannot resist the pain so much so normally I ended up doing half of my legs and shaving the other half. Continue reading “12 Weeks Of IPL Hair Removal With Smooth Skin Muse”

Shu Uemura Art Of Hair: Ultimate Reset Collection

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As I said many times I have big issues with my hair as it’s very thick with a lot of damage (extreme) at the same time I have very sensitive scalp so I have to be careful with my hair care, so this time I have been using the whole Ultimate Reset Collection from Shu Uemura which is the latest from the brand for very damaged hair so I was very keen to try it out. Continue reading “Shu Uemura Art Of Hair: Ultimate Reset Collection”

Marc Jacobs: Leopard Frost Collection

Marc Jacobs came up with a new collection: Leopard Frost, a series of icy finishes, the high impact pigment products feature five shades of the Le Marc Lip Frost, as well as a limited edition Eye-Conic Frost eyeshadow palette with shades like burgundy, blue and gold for creating both day and night glam. Arriving with an ultra-sleek packaging emblazoned with an eye-catching leopard print. Continue reading “Marc Jacobs: Leopard Frost Collection”

Thalgo: Collagène Cream & Concentrate

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The past weeks I have been using two products from the Collagène Collection from Thalgo a French luxury marine cosmetic brand, Thalgo formulas are kind to skin and the environment: Do not contain parabens, mineral oils, propylene glycol, GMOs or ingredients of animal origin (Except beeswax and collagen) I think this is wonderful for having a healthy and safe skin care routine in a long basis and it was on the reasons I wanted to try the brand as my skin is sensitive and tends to react quite badly to nasty chemicals. Continue reading “Thalgo: Collagène Cream & Concentrate”

Bobbi Brown Primer Plus Collection

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Bobbi Brown is probably one of my faves on skin preparation, such a primers, foundation and lately I have been discovering their colour side, that’s why I got really excited when the Primer Plus Collection came out, this collection is all about primers, 4 of them for all skin needs, totally different from each other and now we are going to know about them. Continue reading “Bobbi Brown Primer Plus Collection”

Green People, SuperFood Starter Pack

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Today I want to share with you a brand that is far more affordable than the ones I tend to use normally, but also a VEGAN and ORGANIC option apart of course of being cruelty free, this is Green People.

They have launched some starter packs, this is one is the Superfood and cost around £10, and has three products on it: Shampoo, Conditioner and Shower Gel all of them in a 30 ml bottles, for me is great to travel, for the ones like Christopher this 3 could last very long and you would have a chance to explore into a vegan beauty routine. Continue reading “Green People, SuperFood Starter Pack”

Elizabeth Arden: Dare To Bare Bronzing Gel Pearls

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Now days many people loves to use tanning products hoping to avoid the fair pale skin, in my case there is nothing that I hate most than tanning my skin, I don’t use tanning products and I avoid the sun as much as I can, but the truth is that sometimes because of my job I must stay outdoors checking out things fo several hours underneath the sun and obviously I get red and then olive, the worst part is when I take off all my clothes and i see part of my neck tanned or red and the rest of my shoulders, one side of my arms, my legs etc totally white. I decided to try the Dare To Bare Bronzing Gel Pearls from Elizabeth Arden Continue reading “Elizabeth Arden: Dare To Bare Bronzing Gel Pearls”

Bobbi Brown Bronzed Nudes Edition Palette

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I have to admit when it comes to Bobbi Brown I tend to go mostly for the Foundations, primers, powders, nut not really for the colour section.but when I saw this limited edition palette I remembered that I binned all my nudes ones and needed one so it was like “come with mama”.

Bobbi Brown has a new limited-edition Nude on Nude Eyeshadow Palettes, beautiful for a neutral with a twist eye look. If you’re one who doesn’t wear a lot of eyeshadow, are just getting into makeup, or want something easy to wear every day it’s a great option. Continue reading “Bobbi Brown Bronzed Nudes Edition Palette”

GLAMGLOW Instamud 60 Second Pore Refining Treatment

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I have to admit that GLAMGLOW masks are one of my favourites and this yellow packaging called my attention, the second thing that make me curious was the “instamud” 60 seconds, as you might know muds, clay and other type of mask needs 30-45 minutes on the face to work. So I have to admit I was a bit skeptical also the type of the bottle I had the feeling that would go empty very fast. Continue reading “GLAMGLOW Instamud 60 Second Pore Refining Treatment”

Mugler: Aura, Eau de Toilette

If we talk about someone who always makes a revolution on the fragrance world most perfumers would say “Mugler” specially when the brand creates a new family is like something that we have never smell before, that was the case of “Angel” when it was released for a very first time. The original Aura was released last year, but I haven’t tried it yet and even when I know the notes as a reviewer nose I only talk about what I have tested because as you might know, perfumes are tricky. Continue reading “Mugler: Aura, Eau de Toilette”

Hair Routine with Michael van Clarke, 3”’ More Inches

One more time I want to share with you some hair products that worked very well on my VERY complicated hair, very few products manage to work with my long wild hair so I truly love to write and recommend them because if it worked for me, it would work for anyone. Today I want to share my experience using 3”’ More Inches the hair products from the famous Londoner hair dresser Michael van Clarke. Continue reading “Hair Routine with Michael van Clarke, 3”’ More Inches”