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Aura Mugler… only Mugler would dare. Full Review.

Aura Mugler… only Mugler would dare. Full Review.

Reading Time: 16 minutesThere are brands who have shaped the history of fragrances and there are brands shaping the future. Thierry Mugler has since 1992 shaped the future of the fragrance market by bringing new standards. 25 years after the launch of Angel, the launch of Alien and Womanity, Mugler is back with a new strong female purpose: AURA MUGLER. By reinventing itself like no other brand and by daring to go where most would not even dream of, Mugler is back with a striking new fragrance. Here is the review. It all started with a lucky star… 1992 is a date in which all professionals in the fragrance industry remember. The year that Angel Eau de Parfum was launched. From a true ground-breaking fragrance to the ultimate icon of glamour, Angel was defined as a trend-setter. It has defined what are the gustative notes in modern fragrances. It also set the Mugler…

Know Why You Should Use Cold But Not Hot Water To Wash Your Hair

Know Why You Should Use Cold But Not Hot Water To Wash Your Hair

Reading Time: 4 minutesOne of the most major problem that almost all of us face nowadays is hair-loss as well as hair-thinning, thanks to the faulty daily hair-care regimens and excessive pollution. But, various best hair-care products have been somehow a sigh of relief for all of us. And more precisely if we end-up landing into any high-end store like Debenhams then the cake gets iced as there are some top hair-care brands available at an affordable rate in such a store. But, inspite of using some cut-edge shampoos and serums in your hair you can still continue loosing some of the remarkable amount of the same. And one of the main reasons behind such a fact is that whether or not you’re maintaining the right temperature to wash your hair or not. You might have heard many suggestions from various people on this topic but let me put forward the real fact. I…

10 lipstick colors for this summer. World trends.

10 lipstick colors for this summer. World trends.

Reading Time: 5 minutesSummer is already bursting into your agenda and you start defining what to wear, where to go, what to eat and drink… After our review on the hot places to go this summer and the nail polish trends for this year, here is our top 10 trends in terms of colors for the perfect summer lipstick. This useful guide will drive you around hundreds of new launches and hopefully will help you choose. 1- Double tone, the new thing in lipstick Sometimes it is hard to choose between 2 tones of reds or 2 tones of pink… Well why choose? This summer you should use both. You can play with a Color Block style in order to create a sophisticated effect. source: MarieClaire.com 2- Cherry is the color of passion Red is over, let’s talk about Cherry red.  This is the perfect summer shade as it has both the shinning, the…

Sisley Black Rose Skin Infusion Cream – New.

Sisley Black Rose Skin Infusion Cream – New.

Reading Time: 4 minutesSisley is launching a new product within the Black Rose line called Black Rose Skin Infusion Cream. It is an innovative and daily skin care by Sisley. The Black Rose line started un 2011 with the Black Rose Cream Mask. In just a couple of month it became the N.1 Mask in France. 3 years later Sisley launched the Black Rose Precious Face Oil. Now with this amazing Cream/Balm it completes a trilogy that can be used separately or complementary. For the very first time, this new cream centres on the quintessence of Black Rose, combining its aqueous and oily extracts to utilise all the properties of this rare flower. It is paired with two other varieties of roses: softening and refreshing Rose of May extract, and antioxidant and radiance-protecting Alpine Rose extract. This provides an incredible sensory experience and exceptional efficacy. This new innovative product will lift up the senses thanks…

Why Go Organic? The Benefits of Natural Beauty Products

Why Go Organic? The Benefits of Natural Beauty Products

Reading Time: 3 minutesWe all know that heavily processed foods are not as healthy as the organic options. The benefits of eating organic have been studied and reported on, but did you know that organic beauty products have similar benefits? From taking care of your skin, to not flooding your body with potentially dangerous chemicals, and the positive attributes of many natural ingredients, here are three of the many benefits of using natural beauty products. They’re Environmentally Friendly Natural beauty products are generally better for your skin in the long run because of the lack of synthetic products, and they also tend to be better for the planet. While other products use ingredients that may have been exposed to chemicals, organic products tend to come from cleaner processes. This means that not only is your skin not getting saturated with potentially harmful chemicals, these chemicals are not being pumped into the air during the…

Kristen Stewart is the face of Chanel’s new fragrance: Gabrielle Chanel

Kristen Stewart is the face of Chanel’s new fragrance: Gabrielle Chanel

Reading Time: 3 minutes2017 is the year of Gabrielle Chanel. As a reminder of how amazing Chanel’s founder was, the French luxury house decided to dedicate this entire year to Gabrielle Chanel. This year of celebration started with the launch of the Gabrielle bag. Later in September, you will discover the new fragrance and the new campaign starring Kristen Stewart. She has been an ambassador for the House of CHANEL since 2013. She has already served as the face of such dedicated campaigns as the Métiers d’Art collections, Paris-Dallas in 2014, Paris to Rome in 2016, and is currently featured in the campaign for the GABRIELLE bag by CHANEL. Kristen Stewart was also the face of the EYES 2016 and 2017 makeup campaigns, as well as the FALL 2016 • LE ROUGE • COLLECTION N°1. We do not know much yet about this new fragrance but as we can image will gather all the…

La Prairie White Caviar Illuminating Pearl Infusion, Hyper-luxury

La Prairie White Caviar Illuminating Pearl Infusion, Hyper-luxury

Reading Time: 6 minutesLa Prairie has a strong know-how in luxury skincare. The caviar collection became the ultimate icon in terms of hyper-luxury. There is no doubt that La Prairie invented the ultimate luxury in terms of cosmetics with the Skin Caviar collection. Back in 1998, La Prairie settled the foundations of what would become a true icon in the cosmetic industry: the Skin Caviar Luxe Cream. Based in the cutting edge technology developed since 1987, La Prairie established all the codes for a luxury cosmetic product. From colors to texture, scent, active ingredients it was a true revolution in the old powdery cosmetic market. Modern cosmetology was born. 19 years later, the caviar collection developed very well. The extension towards the White Caviar collection allowed the Swiss brand to tackle a very important growing market: Skin enlightening. For years, products were old in this segment and there was not much to say in…

Skin Care Tips for age 40 and Up

Skin Care Tips for age 40 and Up

Reading Time: 4 minutesYour skin care needs change as you get older, but is it really necessary to go the extra mile with your beauty regimen once you reach a certain age? The following article will discuss tips on skin care at age 40 and beyond. Cells Function Differently with Age According to the observations made by principal Olay scientist Dr. Frauke Neuser, cells function differently with each decade. In other words, the signs of aging are a combination of cell processes that change over time but seem to appear “overnight.” Cell Processes and How it Affects Your Skin A two-year gene research study done on over 200 women of different ethnic groups revealed five different cell processes that slow down or stop at different age milestones: Natural antioxidant production starts to decrease in the 20s. Collagen production, skin repair, and skin absorption slow down in the 30s. Natural life cycle of skin…

Sisley Izia, a fragrance for all the facets of a woman

Sisley Izia, a fragrance for all the facets of a woman

Reading Time: 5 minutesWhen Sisley launches a new fragrance, it is an outstanding moment for the brand. Each Sisley fragrance has a specific story and represents a personal chapter of the French brand story. Izia tells the story of five women united by one irreducible fragrance. Along with Isabelle d’Ornano, Amandine Clerc-Marie, Christine d’Ornano, Quentin Jones and Sonia collectively created Izia as one would sketch a work of art. With Izia, Sisley draw a magnificent garden filled with extraordinary roses. Izia, pronounced Ijia, is a Polish diminutive for Isabelle. Handwritten letters signed by Isabelle d’Ornano to members of her family are peppered with these two sing-song, childlike syllables. Here the video explaining the project. Isabelle d’Ornano reveals her passionate story for Roses and deep written from her family roots. Sisley is a true family business as all members are involved. To represent the new face of the new fragrance, Isabelle d’Ornano has chosen Sonia…

Cool, New Hairstyles For Guys To Try in 2017 [Infographics]

Cool, New Hairstyles For Guys To Try in 2017 [Infographics]

Reading Time: 2 minutesWe’re already months into the new year and, for many of us, not much about our lives has changed. And while the certainty of a steadfast routine can positively influence many aspects of life, it can also be boring. If you’re never changing, adapting, and growing, you’ll be left behind. Now, most men would default to changing up their wardrobe when it comes time for a change, but this can be extremely costly and time consuming. However, a simple hairstyle transformation can go a long way when revamping your style and look. The beauty of a hairstyle change is that it’s cheap and completely temporary – if you don’t like your new cut, it will grow back in a few weeks. When getting a new cut, it’s important to pick a hairstyle that is going to make a statement that is fashion-forward and awesome. Men’s haircuts with short sides and long…

Friday Chronicle N.26: The “Mon” trend – Mon Guerlain, Mon Paris…. 

Friday Chronicle N.26: The “Mon” trend – Mon Guerlain, Mon Paris…. 

Reading Time: 5 minutesThe Fragrance market is an amazing creative industry in which every year more than 400 new major products are launched. The best creative minds (and noses) of this world meet to create the next big thing, the next Chanel N.5 or the new Tresor by Lancôme. Unfortunately for a lot of these creative people, from all these 400 launches, only 1 or 2 are still ranked in the market 18 month after the initial launch. Some big trends just take over the market and become a standard. Here is what we call the “Mon” trend: Mon Guerlain by Guerlain vs Mon Paris by Yves Saint Laurent. It is not the first time that the word “Mon”,which means “Mine or My” in French, is used in a fragrance name. Other brands have added this word into their fragrance names. It procures a more personal style to the fragrance that is suppose…

Mon Guerlain, the new fragrance with Angelina Jolie

Mon Guerlain, the new fragrance with Angelina Jolie

Reading Time: 6 minutesThe Luxury Fragrance industry has more than 3’000 different brands around the world, but only a few companies are more than brands, they are legends. Guerlain is for sure a true legendary icon of the Fragrance world. The Perfumery house has been shaping the history of fragrances since 1828. Almost 200 years later, the French luxury house is launching a new feminine fragrance, Mon Guerlain, and to celebrate this launch Guerlain has chosen one of the most amazing and beautiful faces of modern cinema: Angelina Jolie. Guerlain and Angelina Jolie, a personal story. Despite the fact a new face for a fragrance is always big news, the surprising point into this new Guerlain’s story is that Angelina jolie accepted to play this role. She is known to not accept brand sponsorships as she dedicates her “free” time to philanthropy and to her family. Several brands from L’Oreal, Clarins and many others…

How To Choose The Right Haircut For Your Face Shape [Infographics]

How To Choose The Right Haircut For Your Face Shape [Infographics]

Reading Time: 2 minutesAll guys want a stylish yet versatile haircut – one that looks good at the office, on a date, or while working out, but doesn’t require a lot of styling or maintenance. Although there are plenty of trendy men’s hairstyles to pick from these days, the most common problem is that guys don’t know how to pick the best look for them. Ultimately, many of you will see a haircut online and fall in love with it because it looks awesome on the person wearing it. The issue is that guys forget that hairstyles, like most things in life, aren’t a one-size-fits-all kind of thing. They visit their local barber, ask for the cut they saw, style their hair at home, and then blame the barbershop for a “bad” haircut without realizing that the style they picked was never right for them to begin with. Like all things aesthetic and fashion,…

3 Big Lies about Feminine Beauty and How to Get Rid of Them.

3 Big Lies about Feminine Beauty and How to Get Rid of Them.

Reading Time: 5 minutesThe years 2000 brought femininity to a new area of extremes. We went from an over-sexualized femininity at the beginning of the 21st century towards a more natural approach of things. Still, women have always the pressure to look good and to fit a certain stereotype. Here are 3 big lies and how should you get rid of them. Lie N.1: Men prefer thin girls This is obviously a lie. Men in general prefer to have a “little more than a little less”. Men prefer to see shapes and to be able to relate to femininity without any compromise. There are always exceptions but it is interesting to see that almost all the feminine press that has been advertising skinny girls are all leaded by women. Vogue – Anna Wintour Elle magazine – Roberta Myers Harper’s Bazaar – Glenda Bailey Cosmopolitan – Joanna Coles Marie Claire – Anne Fulenwider Net-à-Porter –…

Ultimate Guide for Top 2017 Nail Art Trends – Color is Beautiful

Ultimate Guide for Top 2017 Nail Art Trends – Color is Beautiful

Reading Time: 8 minutes2016 was another year in which the Nail Polish market had a strong growth. This beauty segment grew by 6% showing for the 5th year in a row a consistent development (source: Kline). Here are some key insights from 2016 and 5 biggest trends for the 2017 nail art market. 2016, key take aways from the Nail Polish Market 2016 was another outstanding year. The Nail polish industry has evolved in a solid manner, providing to all customers several new opportunities. From basics to pure innovative products, everybody could find its way. What should we keep from this segment? Long Lasting Nail Polish One of the biggest focus in the past 12 month was the aptitude for brands to propose long lasting nail polish, that could be used at work and during party time. The Long-wear nail polish category has been growing by triple-digit since 2015 and it was still…

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