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It's the season for sweating and shiny looking complexions. There's not anything you can do about it except stay indoors within the safety of air conditioning but that's not really anyway to enjoy your summer. There's glow and then there's shine and only one of those is beauty approved.
Say farewell to shine with Tatcha Japanase Beauty Papers as seen in Vogue Australia. They're amazing purse size mattifying blotting papers that soak up oily shine instantly. Tatcha papers have actually been the geishas secret weapon for years! Each of these hand made papers contain charcoal that is impregnated into the lattice work of the high grade abaca fibers so the paper is still powder free and won't disturb makeup or leave any residue on the skin. Say no to unwanted shine this summer with Tatcha!
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Can you imagine if a group of the most talented 'noses' in the fragrance industry got together and created scents without the shackles of brand approval or conforming to the demands of the marketplace? Just pure genius aromatic minds breaking the boundaries of traditional restrictions of the perfume industry and creating amazing scents based on their own personal fantasies. From this mentality our latest fragrance brand Etat Libre d'Orange was born.
At Etat Libre d'Orange, which translates to 'orange free state,' talented perfumers are liberated to have complete freedom to develop original, erotic and provocative scents fueled by the sensual way our bodies express themselves. In other words, this is one sexy perfume line. Now that our heart rate is speeding up, let's take a look at some of their most popular aromas:
Etat Libre d'Orange Secretions Magnifique is a male cologne that captures the essence of sex in a fragrance. Your intimate desires, wants and needs are bottled up and wanting to be let out. Sometimes we don't want to admit to our desires, we hide our cravings and only when we're ready and feel safe do we release them. The same goes with this fragrance with notes of coconut, orris and sandalwood. If you're tempted enough to give in to this fragrance you need to totally surrender to it's powers.
Etat Libre d'Orange Like This is a fragrance about home, trust and the simplicity of inhaling the aromas of the one you love. If you're far from home and lost, this scent will bring you back with its notes of tangerine, moroccan neroli and vetiver.
Etat Libre d'Orange Rien should be thought of like a second skin for men. It clings to the body and has a masculine/feminine elegance that leaves an unforgettable imprint. Black currant bays and musky notes of blonde suede makes the wearer totally irresistible. You want this addiction.
Think of Etat Libre d'Orange Tom of Finland like fresh and pure water. It feels clean and is an ode to the beauty of the male body and the radiance of the natural self. This scent is for a man who loves to play and to love with notes of lemon, tonka bean and vanilla.
Etat Libre d'Orange Bendelirious is for the girl who catches your eye at a party. She's the girl everyone wants to be and can't stop staring at but you leave without speaking to her. She evokes elegance and grace and also has a bewitching way of capturing the hearts of everyone she comes in contact with. Like the girl, Bendelirious is totally enchanting with notes of grapefruit essence, cherry lollipop accord and vetiver.
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Summer is my favorite makeup season of the year. Not only does it mean cutting back on a few extra makeup products but also introducing pastel eyeshadows, romantic pink glosses and my personal favorite, bronzing creams and powders. European luxury brand By Terry's new products have really caught my eye this season for their amazing formulations and gorgeous shades. Here are the ones I'll be getting to create my summer makeup look for 2012.
I'm really picky about self tanners but have found a lot of luck with facial moisturizers that work to nourish the skin as well as build a safe and natural looking tan. The one I have my eye on this summer is By Terry's Serum Terrybly Sunbooster. Active ingredients work together to create a luminous tan 365 days a year, without DHA or sun exposure. Simply apply morning and evening onto cleansed skin.
Now that my tan is in check I want to enhance my cheekbones with a sexy shade and my favorite of the moment is By Terry's Blush Terrybly Ultimate Radiance Blush in Beach Bomb, a deep pinky coral with iridescent particles. The silver compact it comes in is so gorgeous but best of all is the lasting power. Blush typically tends to wear off after a long day but this highly pigmented yet sheer blush keeps a freshly applied appearance all day.