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Le Jardin Retrouvé Niche Perfumes: Review

A quick reading of the history of Le Jardin Retrouvé Perfumes reads a bit like a fairy tale. The original perfumer, Yuri Gutzatz, survived Nazis and war in Europe. He moved to Paris and was hired by a perfume company…

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6 Things I Spray On My Face For A Dewy Glow

I love beauty mists. They are a great way to add moisture and glow to skin, instantly. They feel wonderful and uplifting and have a perfect spa vibe that adds to any beauty routine. Clockwise from top in the photo…

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Kosmea Rosehip Oil, Hydrating Rosewater Mist, Rose Body Lotion review

A Bouquet of Kosmea Roses: Rosehip Oil, Hydrating Rosewater Mist and Rose Body Lotion

    I am a huge rose lover – in gardens, vases and in my skincare. Roses are chock full of delicious skincare stuff, in addition to smelling wonderful. Kosmea Australia is a skincare company that has built it’s line…

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My Current Morning & Evening Skincare Routine

Lately, I’ve been going back to some skincare basics. My oily, aging and acne prone skin likes it when I keep my skincare simple. So a simple, gentle yet thorough cleansing routine, followed by simple yet effective-ingredient based skincare products…

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Scenting the Strong & Beautiful Women of Mad Max Fury Road: Lucy B Apothecary Perfumes

Recently, I’ve been sampling some fragrances sent to me by the UK celebrity makeup artist turned perfumer, Lucy Baldock-Sacchi. Lucy spent 12 years living in Australia, where she fell in love with the natural resources, healing atmosphere, the people and unpolluted…

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I Fall Asleep On A Bed Of Roses

I adore roses, and the fragrance of roses is something I cannot get enough of. Roses are good for our skin, and using rosewater is something I’ve become obsessed with. You can read about my search for the perfect rosewater…

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Scrub Away Your Troubles, And Wash That Dull Skin Away

I’m a mad exfoliator. My skin is oily and acne-prone, as in painful cystic hormonal acne, along with blocked pores. However, as is often the case with acne prone types, my skin is also sensitive. Part of keeping oil and…

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Soften & Scent Your Skin With Jurlique Rose Essence & Body Lotion

Not sure how I ended up on the Jurlique website – maybe I wanted some more rosewater? At any rate, I ended up on this page which is their Scent of Rose page. Sounded good to me. But what sounded even…

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Soft Skin That Smells Like Roses- Lancôme Accord 3 Roses Lait Corps Fraîcheur

It was only a matter of time before I caved and spent $45 on the rose body milk Lancôme released this past summer, Lancôme Accord 3 Roses Lait Corps Fraîcheur. I’ve tried it a few times, told myself I didn’t need it…

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Instant Glow: Vichy LiftActiv Serum 10 & Skinceuticals Physical Fusion SPF50

In this part of the world it has been very hot this summer. So taking my make up look from day to night without hosing down first can be a challenge. I am always improvising and trying shortcuts (so you…

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