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”

Perfume Review: Molecule 03 and Escentric 03 by Escentric Molecules

We keeping discovering the Escentric Molecules family, this time is the 03 pair, you can check the 01, 02 and 05.

We have a Molecule 03 which is basically the main molecule in this case, Vetiveryl Acetate, an hybrid molecule, half-natural, half-synthetic. It is a fraction of vetiver oil, distilled from the roots of an Indian grass, which is then ‘crossed’ with acetic acid to remove the bitter and leathery aspects of the root. Then we find Escentric 03 that is a fragrance made with this particular note. Continue reading “Perfume Review: Molecule 03 and Escentric 03 by Escentric Molecules”

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: L’Ambre de Carthage by Isabey

“Ancient Carthage held a position as one of the capitals of maritime trade with ships transporting precious and rare scents of far off lands. From this quest of mysterious and unknown elsewhere, Isabey created a distinctive perfume for a man who knows how to overcome wild lands.
L’Ambre de Carthage is a modern masculine fragrance symbolising the spirit of long, challenging journeys and adventures.” Continue reading “Perfume Review: L’Ambre de Carthage by Isabey”

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”

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”

Review: Thalgo, Spiruline Boost Skincare Collection

Probably you have already heard before about Spirulina supplements for the body, is actually considered a super food that contains a large amount of essential nutrients. In case you never heard about it, spirulina is a blue green algae that can be collected from the surface of the lakes and for so many years it has been used merely as dietary supplement but as the beauty industry keep researching for new ingredients today we can start to see it on skincare products due to the all the benefits on the skin spirulina has shown to have. One of the brands that released a whole collection with it as the star ingredient is Thalgo. Continue reading “Review: Thalgo, Spiruline Boost Skincare Collection”

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: Kiehl’s, Cannabis Sativa Seed Oil Herbal Cleanser

An herbaceous, calming face wash formulated with 96% naturally derived ingredients including hemp-derived Cold-pressed Cannabis Sativa Seed Oil and Green Oregano Oil. With a light gel texture, this purifying cleanser lifts away impurities for a refreshed, healthy-looking appearance.

Cannabis Sativa Seed Oil is derived from the hemp variety of the Cannabis Sativa Plant, which is non-psychoactive. Continue reading “Review: Kiehl’s, Cannabis Sativa Seed Oil Herbal Cleanser”

Review: Bioderma, Atoderm Body Care Routine For Normal, Dry And Atopic Skin

For so many years I didn’t really pay attention to what I have been using as body cream or shower gel, I have to admit that most of the time I used to choose highly scented products, never read the ingredients list, it was like the only part of my skin that deserved good treatment was my face and totally left my body aside. It was not till I got a bit of eczema due to the harsh products I was using on my skin but also to wash my clothes that I ended up being more selective and lately had an urticaria caused by stress so really had to be careful with my body care routine to don’t make the condition even worst. Continue reading “Review: Bioderma, Atoderm Body Care Routine For Normal, Dry And Atopic Skin”

Review: Kiehl’s, Super Multi-Corrective Cream

The well known anti-ageing facial cream from Kiehl’s, that helps visibly reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles has renovated it’s formula now enriched with PhytoMimetic Vitamin A, ProxylaneGX and Chaga Mushroom. Continue reading “Review: Kiehl’s, Super Multi-Corrective Cream”

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”

Review: Bioderma, Sensibio Skincare Routine For Sensitive Skin

The cold weather season comes or we just have sensitive skin and we have to find gentle products to create a skincare routine that won’t mess up our face. It wasn’t a easy year and most of us are facing changes in our skin due to the stress and change of life habits, for example mine used to be combination and it has been quite dry lately, which obviously made my rosacea even worst and have to fight against of my hormonal acne so I have to be really careful with what I put in my face. So if you have sensitive skin, redness- rosacea prone skin here you might have a solution for your face. Continue reading “Review: Bioderma, Sensibio Skincare Routine For Sensitive Skin”

Review: Wishful, Clean Genie Cleansing Balm

Huda Beauty keeps expanding after the release of the fragrance brand Kayali, now is the turn of Wishful the skincare range, Introducing Clean Genie Cleansing Balm, this a balm to oil to milk formula is literally like butter, fast-melting and gentle on skin and eyes but tough in its make up-melting capability. Continue reading “Review: Wishful, Clean Genie Cleansing Balm”

Review: Omorovicza, Queen of Hungary Mist Limited Edition 2020

If we talk about cult beauty products one of them is the Queen of Hungary Mist from Omorovicza, at the beginning I didn’t understand the hype for a face mist till I actually tried it out, the formulation, the scent and the effects on the skin apart of being a multitasking product can easily make anyone fall in love with it. Continue reading “Review: Omorovicza, Queen of Hungary Mist Limited Edition 2020”

Review: The Body Shop, Drops Of Youth Essence Lotion

There is a bit of an upsetting feeling when a product is supposed to be great and even the girl at the shop tells you is amazing but after using it till is empty you realised that the hype wasn’t real and you basically wasted your money, this is basically happened to me with this facial essence from The Body Shop. I tend to get well with the products from this brand but sometimes they disappointment me. Continue reading “Review: The Body Shop, Drops Of Youth Essence Lotion”

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”

Review: Smart Ass Beauty, Donkey Milk Skincare Range

Probably many of you heard the legend of Cleopatra and her donkey milk baths to keep her well known beauty, I believe most of us can’t have such a luxurious treat at home but certainly we can enjoy the properties of donkey’s milk in our everyday skincare routine, that’s why I’m gonna share my experience with the products from Smart Ass Beauty, a new Cruelty Free brand developed in the UK and produced in Sardinia Italy. Continue reading “Review: Smart Ass Beauty, Donkey Milk Skincare Range”

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”