The #1 Must-Have Beauty Product for Frequent Fliers

Expert Advice, Fragrance
Tokyo Milk Satsuma Petite Parfum Solide

If you fly enough, one day you will be seated next to someone who reeks. I’m not talking about a wee bit of body odor. I’m talking “I’ve spent the last four months backpacking through Europe and I haven’t washed my clothes once or worn shoes other than these moldy Birkenstocks” odor. As someone who Read more »

Lush Tender Is the Night and Close to You Massage Bars: A Great Last-Minute Valentine’s Day Gift Idea for Particular Kinds of Nerds

Dry Skin, Expert Advice, Fragrance, Product Reviews, Skin Care Advice, Skin Care Product Reviews
Lush Tender Is the Night and Close to You Massage Bars

All right, folks. This all boils down to a simple Venn diagram. If your significant other falls smack in the overlapping part (like I do!) read on. For Valentine’s Day, Lush has introduced two new massage bars. One is called Tender Is the Night (as in this book); the other, Close to You, is, according Read more »

10 of Our Favorite Products for Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Beauty, Clinique, Dr. Brandt, Fragrance, Makeup, Skin Care, Smashbox

In 2013, about 232,340 women will be diagnosed with breast cancer and about 39,620 women will die from breast cancer (American Cancer Society). October is national Breast Cancer Awareness month. To honor that, companies create special Breast Cancer Awareness products and donate portions of the proceeds to different breat cancer related organizations and charities. These Read more »

A Look at Ambergris: the Whale Secretion Found in Perfume

Fragrance, Ingredients

You may know that ambergris is a substance that comes from whales, but do you know what it really is and why it’s used in perfume? Often times we know that ingredients come from animals, but often the actual mechanics of how ingredients go from animal to your products is a bit of a mystery. Read more »

Fragrance Review: Calvin Klein Eternity Aqua for Women


  “A bouquet of aquatic florals and warm musks with a clean, natural elegance.” Calvin Klein Eternity fragrance for women from 1988 became a great success and got many re-editions, just as its masculine “partner.” Eternity Aqua for Men was released on the market in 2010. Two years after, the house of Calvin Klein presents Read more »

Fragrance Review: BCBGMAXAZARIA


What a beautiful bottle this sexy wearable perfume, BCBGMAXAZARIA ($51.76, comes in. The BCBG iconic butterfly is transformed into a blooming flower. The bottle is a reflection of what’s inside, an ultra feminine and romantic scent. From BCBGMAXAZARIA: Discover the captivating allure of the new BCBGMAXAZRIA fragrance. A breathtaking balance of timeless elegance and individual chic, our Read more »

Fragrance Review: Swarovski Edition


Talk about arm candy! The house of Swarovski has introduced a new fragrance, Swarovski Edition, which was inspired by its celebrity-adored (and very sparkly) evening bags, specifically the ones created for stars to tote at the Cannes Film Festival, the Academy Awards, and the Toronto International Film Festival. And since the crystal giant is not one to do anything that doesn’t really Read more »