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Friday Chronicle # 32: Eight Fragrances Considered As True “UFOs” In Terms Of Creativity Worth Knowing.

Friday Chronicle # 32: Eight Fragrances Considered As True “UFOs” In Terms Of Creativity Worth Knowing.

The history of perfumery saw millions of fragrances launches. In the past 15 years, there has been between 400 and 1000 fragrances launched every year. Out of all these launches probably only one or two would still be around after 5 years. Some fragrances are commercial hits not made to last, others became market leaders and a few were literally creative UFOs. These outstanding fragrances came out from unique creative universes and met their audiences across the years and for…

Sisley 2015, new launches you need to know

Sisley 2015, new launches you need to know

Sisley is starting the new year with amazing new products. Every year, Sisley innovates and proposes the best of nature at its best within a cosmetic product. Every ingredient is chosen carefully in order to provide you the best elements to improve moisture, youth and purity of the skin. Here is our selection of some of the new launches. Sisley Intense Dark Spots Corrector With the Intense Dark Spots Corrector, Sisley help to unify your skin by reducing the intensity…

The Perfect Bridal Skincare Regime For A Healthy Glow

The Perfect Bridal Skincare Regime For A Healthy Glow

A few months before your wedding, you’ve made great strides to make sure you appear picture-perfect from top to bottom. Your glittering silver gown is accented by the tiara at the top. You feel elegant and confident – no one can divert the attention away from you on your wedding day! But before practicing to walk down the aisle, you take a look in the mirror to see acne, fine lines, and pimples resting between your brows. Reality dawns on you: no…

Nailmatic, when beauty meets generation Y

Nailmatic, when beauty meets generation Y

Discover Nailmatic, a young dynamic nail polish brand that completely found its target: The generation Y or who we call the Millenials. So it is about creativity, nail polish, innovation and high-tech.  Nailmatic, why nail polish ? Because ! The beauty market is one of the most dynamic segments of the luxury overall industry. Fragrances and skincare are traditionally the 2 engines that leaded the way in the segments for several years. Nevertheless due to a heavy competition, market segmentation…

Sisley at Manor Geneva. A splash of Nature in the city

Sisley at Manor Geneva. A splash of Nature in the city

This week Sisley Is litterally bringing nature into the heart of the urban frenesie of Manor Geneva department store. With the launch of Botanical D-Tox, Sisley colours up your day with a dedicated animation. It is a true breath of freshness. If you are in Geneva until saturday, just have a beauty break and join the event. You can discover the Must have items and also the new 2013 launches. Among them, the Mascara So Intense and the Phyto Cernes…

Sisley Les Soins Botaniques, new ritual at department stores

Sisley Les Soins Botaniques, new ritual at department stores

Sisley Cosmetics reinvent their approach of face care with a new face ritual delivered at the Point of Sale. Called Les Soins Botaniques, it provides you what Sisley offers the best in a 15mn express ritual. Luxuryactivist was at Sisley’s flagship counter at Jelmoli in Zürich to discover it in avant-première. What makes you loyal to a brand at the point of sales? Well, of course the quality of products and the advice we get from the Beauty advisors counts, but…

Coty Inc. offers to buy Avon for $10 billion.

Coty Inc. offers to buy Avon for $10 billion.

Two weeks ago Coty Inc. sent a proposition to purchase Avon for $10 billion cash. One giant is trying to eat the other. Avon refused the proposition as it was officially declared by Avon’s spokesperson: “At the time, the board concluded, and it still believes, that Coty’s indication of interest is opportunistic and not in the best interest of Avon’s shareholders“. Coty decided to make the offer public as they think it would be at the interest of Avon’s shareholders….

Ange du Sud, simplicity at its best.

Ange du Sud, simplicity at its best.

This month, LuxuryActivist is introducing Ange du Sud (South Angel in french), a new cosmetic brand, born in the south of France in Marseille. They provide a short yet interesting range of body products. The brand claims a refined, ecological and natural approach of cosmetics. The Brand was born in 2011 in Marseille, France. The french city is known for its beautiful sea line and an annual sunshine. It is also the land of the traditional “Savon de Marseille”. Marseille soap or Savon…

Louis Vuitton Parfums, a new journey.

Louis Vuitton Parfums, a new journey.

In the Fragrance industry we can have historical Fragrance houses, the Cosmetic brands, we have the fashion houses, the jewelers or even very “marketed” brands. And now we have Parfums Louis Vuitton. This french luxury house is at the same time a summary of the entire luxury industry. A great heritage, a timeless elegance and a sexy creativity either thanks to their Artistic Directors but also with great artistic collaborations. And now they are going to have Fragrances. Since Marc Jacobs…

IOMA Paris, Intelligent Skincare

IOMA Paris, Intelligent Skincare

Last Month we got an invitation to discover a new skincare brand called IOMA PARIS. They describe themselves as the first real “Evidence-based” skincare brand. According to the brand, IOMA debuts a revolutionary and innovative skincare concept with proven and measured results. Take the guesswork out of the effectiveness of your skincare regimen through use of the most advanced imaging and probe-based technology, combined with targeted and customized skincare regimens, for an entirely customizable treatment program with quantifiable, optimized results. The…

Sisley Eau d’Ikar, new fragrance for men

Sisley Eau d’Ikar, new fragrance for men

Sisley just announced the launch of Eau d’Ikar, its new fragrance. It is the brand first fragrance for men. Most of people say that Sisley waited 40 years to launch a masculine fragrance. Well, do not forget that some of Sisley fragrances are also used by men. 1976 Eau de Campagne, a beautiful creation by Jean Claude Ellena, conquered the heart and the noses of many men around the world (including me).

INEKE perfumes , the revival of Artisan perfumery

INEKE perfumes , the revival of Artisan perfumery

Discover one of the most interesting alternative perfumery brands called Ineke Perfumes. Her Fragrance collection is called an “Alphabetical collection of Perfumes”; In french: Un Abécédaire de Parfums. It reveals the aim for these fragrances to be, in a way, simple to be understood and yet interesting storytellers.

P&G….. GUCCI, a happy union…

P&G….. GUCCI, a happy union…

Last thursday, Giant Procter & Gamble announced the renewal of their current licensing agreement for the worldwide production, sale and distribution of fine fragrances under the Gucci brand. Yes, behind the scenes of the Gucci beauty brand sits the giant of Marketing: P&G.

New Davidoff Fragrance 2010: Champion

New Davidoff Fragrance 2010: Champion

Davidoff is back with a new fragrance: Champion. We are the champions my friend…. Here we get back to a more basic vision of men. The one who is strong, who accomplish performance.

New Dior Fragrance 2010

New Dior Fragrance 2010

It is official, Natalie Portman will be the new egerie for Christian Dior Fragrances. Is it a new fragrance? An existing one?

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