It’s already October and that means it’s Breast Cancer Awareness Month. To commemorate the commitment to the fight against Breast Cancer, cosmetic and skincare brands such as Bobbi Brown, the Estée Lauder Companies, Elemis, AHAVA, Stila, Skinn Cosmetics and many more are doing their part by donating most, if not all, of the proceeds from their special pink-colored adorned products for the cause. Read on to see what your favorite brands are doing to help donate money for research to help find a cure for Breast Cancer.
Precision in Pink Breast Cancer Awareness …
Each year hundreds of fragrances are released and 2011 will be no different. According to renowned perfume critic Chandler Burr, fragrance doesn’t easily fall into trend patterns. “There is no equivalent in the scent world to the yearly or bi-yearly trends in the fashion world,” he says. “Aesthetic schools of olfactory art just don’t turn over that fast.”
While Burr is correct, there are usually some trends that are popular and less nebulous than the rest. Rest assured if one perfume doesn’t suit you, you can find others you’ll be more …
The time has come, my fragrance-obsessed ladies, to highlight the best notes of the season. It’s time to sniff, test and enjoy all the many scents the world has to offer — and then go shopping!
I hope you have as much fun reading through this as I did finding all the items. Shown below are the “popular as pop” scents as well as the more niche, harder to find than the Holy Grail variety (because we know that the audience out there is picky).
And all are perfectly giftable (if you’re …
If you were born in the late 1970s or 1980s, you probably grew up with Johnson & Johnson’s Baby Oil and Powder. In fact, this smell was so familiar to me as a child that I still feel such a sense of comfort in slathering on my baby oil every chance I get, especially to heal redness and to calm skin. But as a kid born in the late 1970’s, I had absolutely no idea that babies could get the Organic treatment, as they can now.
I’m sure there are several …
There’s nothing like perfume that elicits a mood and warms up the spirit. Fragrance is sometimes intangible – you don’t realize you’ve entered a “perfume mood” until it’s there and envelopes you. And these are some of the products we’re crazy about for the holiday season (and why we love them).
Burberry Brit Gift Set ($84)
We love the fruity and lightness of this perfume (we recommend it for the teenager). This set includes a 3.3.oz Eau de Toilette Spray, a Body Lotion and a Shower Gel.
Hanae Mori Butterfly Perfume Gift Set …
I guess Sephora hasn’t really heard that most of the world is in an economic slump. Well, good for them!
On Saturday, March 21st, all Sephora stores will be hosting a special Beauty Insider event, which will focus on “natural” beauty. Beauty Insiders are invited to get the inside scoop on natural and organic products and score a free set of samples from brands including Lavanila, Juice Beauty, Jurilque, Boscia, Skyn Iceland, Korres, Tarte, Ole Henriksen etc.
You’ll get the scoop on the latest natural deals like the Skyn ICELAND Icelandic Relief …