Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Chloe Love Story Eau Sensuelle

Chloe Love Story Eau Sensuelle is the next in the Chloe Love Story fragrance collection.

 Love Story Eau Sensuelle starts with a burst of fruit , dewy florals and a little clean soap.  Orange Blossom is still the  main flower here as it has been with previous versions but not as prominent . While lemon, yuzu and nashi (pear) are listed as top notes, I only get a very quick impression of the citrus and it's gone. The Yuzu and nashi hang around a bit longer but this  does not stay overly fruity at all.

As it  begins to dry,  the heliotrope comes in and then the sandalwood for grounding. It's a very soft fragrance and by the drydown when the sandalwood is at full presence, a touch powdery . The overall impression is a  clean , lightly floral fragrance.   Sunny, easy to wear and feminine .

The sillage here is light to medium, it's not a skin scent, it does project some but at the same time it's not strong  and  wears softly on skin.

The bottle continues the brand's tribute to the locks placed by lovers on the bridges of Paris with a blush colored juice and ribbon  this time.

Chloe Love Story Eau Sensuelle is $ 105 for 1.7 oz , 1.0 oz $ 75 and 2.5 oz $ 132.

Available at Macy's, Sephora, Ulta , Nordstrom  and other department stores

Tuesday, February 21, 2017

L'Occitane Solidarity Shea Butter Milk Soap

L'Occitane Solidarity Soap is back. Each year the brand does one of their fabulous  moisturzing shea soaps especially for charity .

Each 1.7 oz soap is just $3.00  and 100% percent of the profits from the sale of the soap goes to helping fight avoidable blindness by funding NGOs projects for eye care, with the support of the L'Occitane Foundation. 

Perfect for gift bag  additions as well  as in your own space ,grab them now at 

Sunday, February 19, 2017

Narciso Rodriguez Fleur Musc

Narciso Rodriguez Fleur Musc is the newest addition to the designer's line of fragrances. This time it's in a vivid pink bottle that references the flowers within.

Fleur Musc is a light floral , more floral than Rodriguez usually does. The musk we've come to expect from the line is there but this time the floral notes take the lead.

Rose and peony are at the front and stay all the way with  patchouli and amber mixing in strongest at the midpoint.  The rose here is a lovely dewy rose, not cloying, heavy or powdery but very modern and pretty. Mixed with the peony it makes Fleur Musc a soft, fresh floral.  It is at times a bit sharp, especially at the beginning,  but as it dries down that goes away.

While this is not quite a skinscent , it has more presence than that, it does stay fairly close to the skin with light sillage.  Feminine and Spring like  it can be worn anytime , any day  and will definitely help shake off  those upcoming April showers.

Narciso Rodriguez Fleur Musc  is $100 for 1.6 oz and $ 124 for 3.3 oz  and will  available at department stores  (@ Macy's now).

Thursday, February 16, 2017

Rimmel Oh My Gloss Oil Tint

 Lip oils have been popular for awhile and they’re still going strong thankfully. This time of year I can't get enough . 

 New from Rimmel is Oh My Gloss Oil Tint.   As the names says these are a gloss and have a good bit of shine  along with  a bright pop of sheer color. The gloss settles down fairly quick leaving more of a sheen than full on gloss and once they wear off you still have a stain left .  They are also an oil tint and packed with moisture for lips.

There are four precious oils in them per Rimmel, including argan and they do feel great on lips.  They are not greasy, heavy or tacky.  I love them and am using mine on bare lips and over more matte lipsticks  for a  boost since my lips are pretty dry right now. They work well both ways  and I am already thinking I might need more colors.  

Scent wise they do have a strong fruity scent. I like it but keep that in mind if you're fragrance averse . 

Shown are Modern Pink and Pop Poppy , two of six shades.

Rimmel Oh My Gloss Oil Tints are $ 5.99