Sweet Diamond Pink Pepper 25, sixth scent to come from Kayali is a modern floral that plays with the boundaries of sweet and spicy to strike the perfect balance. Playing the warmth of spices such as pink pepper and saffron against floral notes of Bulgarian rose and royal lily, Sweet Diamond Pink Pepper is an electric scent that speaks of spontaneity and sensuality.
The Stella Smart Beauty Awards are back. This year, get ready for exceedingly high performing formulas from some of the most reliable, well known and respected brands in the beauty industry. Featuring 11 products and worth £164, this is an edit that includes a BRAND NEW product release from the one and only Charlotte Tilbury and, trust us, it is not one to be missed. From the most formidable and innovative formulas from brands like Color Wow, Indeed Labs and Bloom and Blossom, these expertly selected products have the seal of approval from the beauty teams at both Stella and Latest in Beauty. Shop now to trial some of the best award-nominated brands and the market and give your beauty stash a serious update.
If we talk about avant-garde perfumery, without a doubt Escentric Molecules is one of the brands that tops the list, Molecule 01 basically became a cult fragrance. But Geza Schoen did’t stop there, he developed other lines of fragrances that didn’t have much publicity and became kind of a secret for people who are more deeply into the world of perfumery, until today that we are going to know more about the Schoen’s work.
The body butters from The Body Shop are one of my absolute favourites, the texture, the fragrance, Vegan and now they renovated the line creating a better eco friendly packaging and Fair Trade ingredients from around the world.
One of the latest products released by Omorovicza is this Midnight Renewal as the names suggest this is a night-time serum designed to instantly boost the complexion and restore skin’s youthful vitality while we sleep.
If we talk about designers who are doing playing the beauty game quite hard we have to mention Tom Ford, his perfumes became quite popular and just like other luxury brands like Jo Malone, Aerin, etc under the wing of Estee Lauder is has a high price tag, the question is..is really worth it or is just a brand hype? I have tried quite a few of the fragrances from this house and yes some of them are not worth the money at all and others are really good and that’s the case of Black Orchid.
A 13-piece makeup bundle
The summer guestlist is here and you’re invited! Summer 2021 is the year of the wedding, party, birthday, or the long overdue event that you’ve been waiting for. What better way to prep for the big day than with the ultimate bundle of makeup to create all your guestlist looks. The Guestlist Box features 13 beauty products to help you create all your glowy, colourful looks; with eyeshadow, blusher, and highlighter palettes, lip glosses, lashes, and liners.
Brimming with skin care and make up essentials, this stellar line-up of brightening creams and sculpting masks will care for the delicate eye area, whilst the accentuating shadows and volumising mascara will bestow bigger, brighter eyes. Add this to your arsenal to comfort and enhance – tricking everyone into thinking you get a full eight-hour sleep every single night (one can dream!).
When it comes to make up I always found creamy texture far easier to work with than powders probably because I blending with my fingers I manage to build up everything faster and just like I want it, so this time I come with three new in from Sculpted by Aimee the successful brand from the Irish make up artist Aimee Connolly, I tried a couple of her products before and they are amazing, well the brand has this new Cream Luxe Collection which are basically are individual creamy blush, highlighter and bronzer, a minimalist luxe collection for a quickly make up look without so many products.
Exfoliating the body is probably one of the most satisfying things to do in the shower, obviously don’t do it everyday because the skin needs its microbiome but once or twice a week is more than enough, I tend to quite careful with the type of body polishes I use because I don’t want to damage my skin by using something too aggressive, this why today I come with a wonderful recommendation that is not only friendly with our bodies but also with the environment.
In the skincare world Omorovicza is a well established luxury brand an probably the most famous product from the brand is the Queen of Hungary mist, a multitasking face mist that I personally tend to use it mostly in my morning routine. Well now the brand decided to release the Queen of Hungary night mist to add an extra to our night skincare routine, so today we will see what makes an interesting option for our night skincare routine
Niche perfume brands are increasing more and more their participation in the market, but very few of them offer sample sizes to try them out, many times we do have to go to specialised perfumes stores that we have to be honest if you are not in London (or any big city) you would find it a bit complicated and in some cases expensive to get there, another factor is how many fragrances we can properly try in one go till our nose lose track of everything. There are so many brands, many olfactory families, notes, sillage, etc that trying to select one is basically a really a hard work
One of my favourite moments of the month is to see what the Lookfantastic beauty box brings inside and June was not disappointing at all! a good selection of products and brands that for sure I would love to try out.
Facial oils are products I have integrated to my daily skin care routine as a way to nourish my skin and seal the routine to avoid transepidermal water loss, how days the formulas developed allow any skin type to be able to use them and this time I tried a facial oil from the brand Olverum, I never really tried the brand before but I knew they have a good focus on spa and well being. Continue reading “Review: Olverum, Pure Radiance Facial Oil”
When it comes to skincare routine I exfoliate my face twice a week, so after that I keep going with a serum and moisturiser although I tend to replace the moisturiser with a overnight mask as I consider them to nourish far better specially after an exfoliation, so far my favourites are the ones from Kiehl’s, this time I tried out the Calendula Petal-Infused Calming Mask. Continue reading “Review: Kiehl’s, Calendula Petal-Infused Calming Mask”
New release from the Mon Guerlain family, thinking already in the summer, I was curious to see if they improved the quality or not, as I like the original Mon Guerlain but is not really a favourite of mine, is a very generic perfume and I would much prefer other options from the brand hence why I don’t have it in my collection. I didn’t like any of the flankers in fact I have two bottles of two of them and I’m seriously thinking to sell them as I never reach out for them. Continue reading “Perfume Review: Mon Guerlain Sparkling Bouquet by Guerlain”
On another adventure to keep discovering Kiehl’s products I have been trying out the Cannabis Sativa Seed Oil Herbal concentrate, I have previously posted about the cleanser from this range that was a game changer when it comes to hormonal acne. Few days ago I had a bad break out after testing out the new Givenchy Prisme Libre foundation, I didn’t even remember the last time a foundation ended up being so nasty to my skin and luckily during those days this bad boy from Kiehl’s arrived so I had the perfect excuse to testing it out. Continue reading “Review: Kiehl’s, Cannabis Sativa Seed Oil Herbal Concentrate”
When it comes to skincare there are constant improvements from the vast majority of the brands, as they say “if you snooze you lose” and one of the top French laboratories, Bioderma knows very well how to keep a minimalist but advanced range or products for all the skin types, today I want to introduce to the new additions to Sebium range, specialised in combination , oily and prone to acne skin. Continue reading “Review: Bioderma, Sebium Skincare Routine For Combination, Oily and Prone to Acne Skin”
When it comes to Marc Jacobs fragrances I honestly never understood the hype about the daisy perfumes, the are so generic and pretty poor performance I guess the bottle design do all the marketing but I hardly ever hear anyone mentioning the Decadence line, the first one came out in 2015 and even still today I keep finding so unique compared to many other options in the market. Continue reading “Perfume Review: Decadence by Marc Jacobs”
When it comes to fast fashion, consumerism out of control is hard to develop a conscious shopping habits, we are invaded by massive brands with many times lack of ethics from the materials and working force they use, environmental impact, animal testing, and many other things that sometimes we ignore. In the other hand I also feel like the exclusivity, the unique design of certain products is something we are missing. Continue reading “Lone Design Club: Discovering Independent Conscious Brands”
Can’t really believe where the time gone, is April already and with that a new Beauty Box from Lookfantastic with different type of products, I personally loved them all except the fake eyelashes as I don’t really use fake eyelashes, fake nails or anything like that but probably they would come handy whenever I attend a party in my life again. But let’s see the content. Continue reading “Look Fantastic April 2021 Subscription Beauty Box”
I was waiting for the spring to properly talk about a perfume that I have tried and loved and is mostly for the warm weather season, I’m talking about Basilico & Fellini from Vilhelm Parfumerie. A green fresh unisex fragrance probably one of the best I have tried in a while, specially since there are not purely green releases lately. Continue reading “Perfume Review: Basilico and Fellini by Vilhelm Parfumerie”
For decades, people around the world have found guidance, humour and unity in Gloria Steinem’s gift for creating quotes that offer hope and inspire action. From her early days as a journalist and feminist activist, Steinem’s words have helped generations to empower themselves and work together. Continue reading “Book: The Truth Will Set You Free, But First It Will Piss You Off by Gloria Steinem”
Brimming with 15 exceptionally nourishing oils, including rosehip and Damascus rose, this all-new (and non-comedogenic) Get Even Rose Oil locks in moisture, illuminates the skin tone and grants a glass-skin finish. Continue reading “Review: Wishful, Get Even Rose Oil”
When it comes to spring/summer season I tend to switch my make up routine to something lighter, fresher and natural, heavy foundation, extreme highlighter and blush with a huge eye make up look always have been a huge no from me as I like a more sophisticated and elegant look, also because in the warm weather any heavy make up would practically start to melt giving us the urgency to remove it all. Stila did think about this so they introduced a simple but effective make up collection. Continue reading “Review: Stila Spring 2021 Collection”
In 2006, Escentric Molecules launched Molecule 01, a single aroma-molecule in a bottle. The molecule was Iso E Super, an abstract synthetic in a lab at IFF. Now Molecule 01 gets a plus one.
In three iterations, it is paired with a single scent ingredient: Mandarin Patchouli and Iris. Continue reading “Perfume Review: Molecule+ Collection by Escentric Molecules”
During the last couple of years we started to hear about Hyaluronic Acid applied to skincare products but many times there is a misconception that HA is reserved for dry skin, Hyaluronic acid (HA) is a sugar found naturally in our skin that holds water and helps keep it hydrated and plump. The HA within our bodies holds a thousand times its weight in water to not only retain all that moisture in our skin and joints, but also prevent all that moisture from evaporating into the air, now just like elastin and collagen this one also decrease in production as we get older so here is when we have to do our part to estimulate the production, internally as you can imagine our diet plays a vital role, no rocking science vegetables and fruits are in the top of the list, externally we can help our skin with skincare products like serums, creams, masks that keep the skin moisturised, helping to reduce the Transepidermal water loss. Continue reading “Review: Institut Esthederm, Intensive Hyaluronic Skincare Routine”
Paco Rabanne just released a summer flanker of the best seller Olympea, with a lovely bottle we can now find Olympea Blossom a far lighter option from the original one and the first release of the brand for 2021 ready for the warm weather. Continue reading “Perfume Review: Olympea Blossom by Paco Rabanne”
As I was reviewing fragrances that are far more suitable for the summer time but long lasting I was asked about options to use once we all get back to the office or indoor working places where we have to be considerate with others not getting a headache but smell gorgeous if someone get close to us. Continue reading “Perfume Review: Bright Crystal by Versace”
On March 8th, it’s International Women’s Day! So this month, Look Fantastic Beauty Box is celebrating with this month’s ‘Beauty Beyond Boundaries’ Edition they’re giving you not only a specially-designed box, but also an additional product inside the box! the March box has 7 products inside and is worth over £55. Continue reading “Look Fantastic March 2021 Subscription Beauty Box”