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New! L’Occitane Cerisier Rouge Eau Intense

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The newest offering from L’Occitane is both  a long-lasting and light scent. The scents has an initial burst of citrus with lemon & orange, complimented by fruity blackcurrant and raspberry notes and rounded out with touches of wild lily of the valley, The heart of this fragrance is red cherry tree with actual cherry extract, the scents combine to create a fragrance that is vibrant, delicate, and feminine.

Since I tore open the package this has been my daily must wear fragrance. I love how bold and bright the scent starts and it dries down to a gorgeous creamy scent. A great fragrance for Spring or Summer.

L’Occitane Cerisier Rouge Eau Intense $50
Captivate your senses with the floral and fruity Cerisier Rouge Eau Intense. Celebrating the beauty of cherry blossoms in the setting sun and the arrival of their glistening red fruits, this intense fragrance remains on the skin all day long.

A burst of lemon, orange and blackcurrant invigorate your senses, followed by lingering scents of raspberry and wild lily of the valley. Enriched with a cherry extract from the Luberon region of Provence, a heart of red cherry tree wonderfully binds the bouquet together into a pleasing accord.

The Cerisier Rouge Eau Intense is part of our new Cerisier Rouge collection, created by Karine Dubreuil, master perfumer for L’OCCITANE.

L’Occitane products are available for purchase at their boutiques or online at usa.loccitane.com.

Illamasqua Valentine’s Day 2014- “I’m The One” Collection

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Illamasqua wants you to be your own admirer this Valentine’s Day with sensual, wearable scarlets from the new “I’m The One” collection at Bloomingdale’s.  Throb, Touch, Maneater and Feisty in an amorous new collection that reflects and celebrates the color of love. Indulge in a little self-love. This Valentine’s Day, we invite you to cherish the person with whom you have the most intimate relationship; yourself. Allow our scarlet quartet to enhance your unique features. Seek comfort in the familiarity of three classic Illamasqua shades, and open your heart to a brand new addition to our Intense Lipgloss range.

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I love this gloss! Its not sticky at all but has great staying power for a gloss. And though the color is vibrant is very buildable, so you are sure to get your perfect intensity.

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(Single coat of Intense Lipgloss)

Illamasqua Intense Lipgloss in Touch $22
Key Benefits:
1. Comfort: Contains moisturizing Vitamin E
2. Intense: Intense color pay off
3. Versatile: Lipstick and gloss all in one

Application:
Apply directly or use an Illamasqua Lip Brush.

 

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The brush on the Ilamasqua nail varnish makes it pretty easy to apply even for someone with shaky hands like me. One coat is enough for full coverage but I went with two coats for a deeper shade of red. I love the shine to this polish and it wears so well, no issues with chipping yet!

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Touch Red with fine shimmer Nail Varnish in Throb $17.00
Highly pigmented, award-winning and chip-resistant nail varnishes in a variety of shades and finishes.

Key Benefits:
1. Hard Wearing
2. Chip Resistant
3. Highly Pigmented

 

 

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Va Va Voom! This lipstick is hot! Whether you have someone you want to wow or just want to try something fun and bold Maneater is a must try color. Its a gorgeous cherry red that is very wearable. I love how it stays put without smudging and the color is so intense even long after the lipstick is gone my lips have a hint of color.

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(Two coats of Maneater. This lipstick feels great and doesn’t smudge!)

Maneater Classic cherry red with matte finish $26
Long-lasting, highly pigmented lipstick with an intense color finish. Contains moisturizing Vitamin E. Available in a choice of beautiful finishes.

Key Benefits:
1. Comfort: contains moisturizing Vitamin E
2. Long lasting

Application:
Apply directly or use a lip brush.

Own these shades already? Well, use the #ImTheOne hashtag on Instagram and Facebook from the January, 29th through February, 15th to blow @illamasqua a Red Lipstick Selfie for the chance to be shown on Illamasqua store screens and to qualify for our daily competitions to win pieces from the I’m The One Collection.

This collection is available for purcahse at Sephora, Sephora.com, Bloomingdales, and Bloomingdales.com.

 

Disclosure: I was sent a complimentary sample for review. I was not paid to write this post and all opinions are 100% my own.

Valentine Gifting: Lisa Hoffman Madagascar Orchid

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If you want to spoil someone (maybe yourself), look no further than Lisa Hoffman’s Madagascar Orchid collection. The Moisturizing Body Cleanse is pure decadence. I love how rich and creamy the lather is and the Madagascar Orchid scent is beyond amazing. Even better my skin retains a bit of this beautiful scent all day long.

Madagascar Orchid Moisturizing Body Cleanse $16-$30
A transcendent whisper of creamy-sweet orchid essence infuses this nourishing daily cleanser. Like diving into the perfect, blossom-floated bath of deep comfort. Creamy orchid fragrance immerses the body, leaving a trace of floral essence after cleansing.

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Perfect for the cool winter months, Lisa Hoffman’s Madagascar Orchid Body Butter will moisturize your skin and leave it smelling great. I love how hydrating this lotion is and how quickly it absorbs with no residue left behind. The highlight is the gorgeous Madagascar Orchid scent that will linger all day.

Madagascar Orchid Body Butter $16-$36
Melts on contact with skin, smoothing and nurturing even dry, depleted areas. Shea Butter and other natural botanicals create a delectable moisture-bond which shields skin all day, with the lush fragrance of Madagascar Orchid.

Key Ingredients: Babassu Seed Oil, rich in vitamins, tocopherols and phytosterols; Cupuaçu fruit from the Amazon, boasting hydrating vitamin E and phytosterols; and skin-softening Shea Butter from sub-Saharan Africa.

All Lisa Hoffman Beauty products can be purchased exclusively on LisaHoffmanBeauty.com

Disclosure: I was sent a complimentary sample for review. I was not paid to write this post and all opinions are 100% my own.


Megan Fox teams up with Avon to celebrate Valentine’s Day!

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This Valentine’s Day, Avon launches the new sensual fragrances Avon Instinct for Her and Him with actress Megan Fox as the face of the scents. When asked about her perfect Valentine’s Day, Megan Fox reveals she’s not much for flowers or candy. Instead, the iconic beauty says she melts when her husband gives her sentimental gifts like a handmade card, personalized jewelry or a sexy fragrance that reflects her confident, sensual nature.

On the most romantic holiday of the year, Fox will celebrate with Avon Instinct, the brands most wildly seductive fragrances yet. “Avon Instinct fragrances are a must-have Valentine’s Day gift. The for Her scent is perfect for women who want to feel confident, beautiful, and sexy,” says Fox. “If you need a gift for the special man in your life, I would recommend Instinct for him. When I met my husband, the chemistry between us was magnetic. I love Instinct for Him because it captures that powerful moment of seduction—electric and intuitive—that sparks overwhelming passion without even saying a word.”On this special holiday, take a cue from one of the world’s most desirable women and entice someone special with a scent that brings passion to life.

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ABOUT THE FRAGRANCE

Instinct for Her:

  • Sensual woody-floral notes transport you to a realm of lush, uninhibited sensuality
  • Fresh mandarin, sparkling greens, and tropical star fruit combine to create powerful natural allure
  • Feminine camellia, entrancing peony, and elegant water lily deliver a wildly seductive floral bouquet
  • Sensual blonde woods, sustainable sandalwood, and radiant amber leave a lingering final kiss of warmth

Instinct for Him:

  • Lush bamboo, exotic spices, and sustainable Brazilian mandarin reflect his captivating energy
  • Masculine rosewood, mahogany, and herbaceous sage celebrate masculine strength and potent desire
  • Ebony wood, Indian sandalwood, and wet moss complete the scent with a drydown of sexy mystique

WHERE TO BUY: Available exclusively through Avon Representatives. To locate an Avon Representative call 1-800-FOR-AVON or visit www.avon.com.

About Avon
Avon, the company for women, is a leading global beauty company, with nearly $11 billion in annual revenue. As one of the world’s largest direct sellers, Avon is sold through more than 6 million active independent Avon Sales Representatives. Avon products are available in over 100 countries, and the product line includes color cosmetics, skincare, fragrance, fashion and home products, featuring such well-recognized brand names as Avon Color, ANEW, Skin-So-Soft, Advance Techniques, and mark. Learn more about Avon and its products at www.avoncompany.com.

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