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Gift your loved ones with the ultimate skincare, body care, and make-up essentials from KORRES this year! From women’s gifts to men’s gifts, KORRES has you covered – These limited edition holiday sets sold on HSN.com are perfect for everyone and anyone on your list.
The KORRES Greece, Joy & Love Ornament Trio is the perfect gift to hang on your tree this year! These three travel-sized body butters are all enriched with shea butter and quince extract to soften and rejuvenate the skin, as well as sunflower, almond, and avocado oils to improve elasticity and smoothness. Scents include Basil Lemon, Japanese Rose, and Guava ($19.99; HSN.com).
Want mistletoe-ready lips? Indulge in the KORRES Butter Not Pout Lip Collection! This deeply nourishing collection of Lip Butter Sticks and Lip Butter Glosses are formulated with a luxe blend of softening and soothing ingredients, including Mandarin oil, sunflower waxes, shea butter, and vitamin E. You choose whether you want to go creamy or glossy. Shades include Colourless, Peach, and Rose Lip Butter Sticks and Pink, Peach, and Natural Lip Butter Glosses ($34.95; HSN.com).
Treat the special guy in your life to one of the KORRES Men’s Holiday Sets. With three scents to choose from, these EDT’s and after shaves make for the perfect gift ($38.50 each; HSN.com)
- The KORRES Blue Sage Men’s Collection combines notes of mint, lime, and grapefruit with geranium, patchouli, and vetiver.
- The KORRES Mountain Pepper Men’s Collection has notes of fresh mountain pepper, crisp bergamot, and woody coriander which give the Mountain Pepper Eau de Toilette its masculine, spicy edge.
- The KORRES Vetiver Men’s Collection mixes bold notes of bergamot, cedar, and amber for a refreshing, woody scent that’s undeniably alluring.
Enter to win! One winner will receive a KORRES Greece, Joy & Love Ornament Trio (ARV: $19.99)
How? It's easy! Just enter to win using the Giveaway Tools form below. Good luck!
*Posted in exchange for product, however, I fully endorse these products and all opinions are my own.
Nights are getting cooler, the sun is setting earlier and rising later. Toward the end of the month leaves on the trees will begin to change colors, which means many things- one being that school is around the corner.
Soon enough, 'back to school shopping' will begin – and while it's easy to pay attention to the more obvious things that enhance your external attire, what about the more subtle items that bring your look together?
Having the perfect fragrance to spritz on in the morning is crucial – not only is it the finishing touch to your outfit, but it's also a direct reflection of your personality. And with Fragrance.com (AKA FragranceNet.com), you can find nearly every fragrance under the sun to kick start the school year smelling fresh!
Marc Jacobs Lola ($61.99 at Fragrance.com ) - This fragrance is a grown-up version of Daisy. Lola is for the flirty, fun, free spirit. Lola is innocently sexy with dazzling notes of pink peppercorn blended with subtle vanilla, musk and tonka bean.
Vera Wang Rock Princess ($30.99 at Fragrance.com ) - Rock Princess is the older, sexier sister to Vera Wang's original Princess fragrance. It contains some of the same sweet notes as Princess, but settles on the skin a little darker than its predecessor. It has notes of red raspberry, white peach, creamy coconut, jasmine and more.
Lacoste Pour Homme ($22.99 at Fragrance.com ) - Edgy notes of cinnamon, juniper and plum make Lacoste Pour Homme the ideal fragrance for the sophisticated guy. The wearer is most likely to succeed, but still knows how to have a good time. Its notes consist of cinnamon, apple, juniper, plum, and woods.
Guess Seductive Homme by Guess ($20.99 at Fragrance.com ) – This fragrance is intended for a charming, charismatic and magnetic gentleman. It is a crisp fragrance that gives off a woodsy and musky scent—mixed with a hint of black pepper—it'll make your masculinity go up a solid 10 points.
Although I am not going back to school, I do require a sexy Fall fragrance to help me adjust to the new season. What better way would there be than to find an alluring new fragrance to go with all of my new fall fashions? My newest favorite fragrance that I will be sporting this autumn is Vera Wang Rock Princess.
It is feminine, flirty and smells soft and sexy! It just seems to remind me of fall, and I have no real clue why! I just know that it smells heavenly and I LOVE it!
For more information or to place an order go to: http://www.fragrancenet.com/
*Product received. All opinions are my own.
Start your day with the cool scent of wild spearmint in Original Penguin’s new Premium Blend, and step into the night with bursts of Sichuan pepper from Perry Ellis Red. Original Penguin Premium Blend also has hints of crisp bergamot and fresh lime peel fused together to create the perfect daytime cologne. Perry Ellis Red will heat up the night with its notes of red leather and cream oak moss. These fragrances have you covered from a sophisticated workday to a sizzling night out!
Premium Blend Penguin, $65
- Notes of crisp bergamot, fresh lime peel, and wild spearmint
- Background evokes a rustic infusion of fresh musk, driftwood, and woody vetiver
- Available at Nordstrom, Dillard’s, Lord & Taylor, The Buckle, Boscov’s, and all Original Penguin boutiques
Perry Ellis RED, $65
- Top notes of an initial burst of juniper berries, Italian bergamot, and Sichuan pepper
- Kick of citrus evolves into deeper notes of red apple, Sichuan pepper, red leather, and amber
- Infuses textured hints of sage, cream oak moss, and sandalwood
- Available at Macy’s and PerryEllis.com
I love it when my husband smells as sexy as he looks! (He has been working out a lot lately, and WOW!) I received samples of Premium Blend and Perry Ellis RED to review and I am hooked! I am very much in love with the Premium Blend's beachy, perfectly summery sexy scent with it's pop of mint. It is so alluring on a man!
I also love the spicy, masculine, summery fresh scent of Perry Ellis RED. Both of these fragrances just enhance a man's sexiness from dawn until dusk!
My husband and I on the beach in Hawaii last month
Enter to win! One winner will receive one full-sized bottle of each of the following men's fragrances: Premium Blend and Perry Ellis RED ($130 value)
How? It's easy! Just fill out the Giveaway Tools form below. Good luck!
*Product received. All opinions are my own.
Father’s Day is quickly approaching, and every man deserves a little TLC too! Indulge dad with these gentlemanly products from Molton Brown, Philip B, and Krigler Perfumes!
I would like to introduce you to the NEW fragrance from GUESS – Dare for Men. This fragrance combines the facets of the millennial man’s adventurous and daring spirit – adventure, freedom, sexiness, strength. Dare is a statement of confidence spiked with an element of surprise.
This woody, spicy scent can be worn during the day or night. It combines top notes of Bergamot, White Peppercorn and Juniper Berry with the heart notes of Geranium, Jasmine and Cashmere Woods and base notes of Musk, Patchouli and Cedarwood.
This fragrance is available as of June 1st for $65 at GUESS retail stores, perfumery chains, department stores and www.guess.com
*Product received in exchange for post. Any opinions are mine.
Sunday, June 19th marks Father’s Day, which is only weeks away! Start the shopping and get ahead with these picks that will make sure you are dad’s #1 all year round.
Nautica Voyage Sport captures the mind, body and heart it takes to endure and push beyond one’s own limits. It opens with pure, cool accents of Sea Spray Accord and Sea Salt.
This invigorating breath of fresh air is enhanced with doses of spicy Coriander and crisp Citrus Zest. The heart is a powerful aromatic combination of Geranium, Green Peppercorn, Apple and Palm Leaves, reinforcing the fragrance's bold and lush freshness. The base is a vibrant and magnetic blend of Brazil Wood, Musk, Patchouli and Vetiver. ($62.50; Walgreens).
ESPA The Ultimate Finish Collection features three everyday essentials to cleanse, shave and moisturize for soothed, smoothed and energized skin all day. Refreshingly scented with Peppermint and Lemongrass, Invigorating Facewash naturally foams to sweep away impurities while Dual Action ShaveMud smoothes and soothes for a comfortable shave.
This miracle mud also doubles as a face mask to draw out impurities and de-sensitize the skin. Finally, quench skin with The Hydrator, a nourishing moisturizer to calm post-shave skin and protect from environmental damage. All encompassed in a handy tin! ($70; us.espaskincare.com).
Although by this time we have all discovered a scent by now, why not switch it up for this Valentine's Day? Luckily, FragranceNet.com makes it easy to find a new scent or look with thousands of genuine brand name hair tools, makeup and fragrances for less!
Whether you are shopping for yourself or for a loved one check out these SCENTsational gifts from top beauty e-retailer FragranceNet.com. Not to mention, they're 30% off all orders on all orders and free shipping before February 9th!
Here are some great scents to help you stay confident all night—and if you need a refresh, try out the FragranceNet.com Travel Perfume Atomizer ($6.99), perfect for a quick spritz on while your date is looking away!
Available at FragranceNet.com Lovely By Sarah Jessica Parker
Introduced in the year 2005, by Sarah Jessica Parker, Lovely has a sent precious oils, lavender, orchid, amber, apple martini, paper, whites and musk. It is recommended for anytime wear. ($32.99, $23.09 with 30% off coupon)
Available at FragranceNet.com Rose the One By Dolce & Gabbana
Explore your sophisticated side with just a whiff of Rose the One by Dolce & Gabbana. This lovely scent mixes
Madonna lily, pink grapefruit, blackcurrant, lily of the valley, sandalwood, litchi, peony, ambrette seed, musk, vanilla, mandarin, rose and fresh fragrance that will add joy to your day. ($46.99, $32.89 with 30% off coupon)
Available at FragranceNet.com Vera Wang Lovestruck By Vera Wang
An alluring perfume you will want to reach for when you are in the mood for a romantic scent. This sweet fragrance for women makes an exuberant first impression with notes of juicy guavas and fresh angelica flowers. Notes of precious woods and warm musk then emerge to leave you feeling beautiful all night. ($32.99, $23.09 with 30% off coupon)
Available at FragranceNet.com Eternity by Calvin Klein
Embrace classic elegance and sophistication with Eternity by Calvin Klein. In this wonderful fragrance for men, greens blend perfectly with crisp jasmine, sage, basil and rosewood to create an ideal mix. Eternity is refreshing and crisp, the ideal complement to all your daytime activities. This classic, unforgettable scent allows you to add an old-world feeling to your day. ($30.99, $21.69 with 30% off coupon)
Available at FragranceNet.com Noir by Tom Ford
This boldly unique fragrance for men was launched by world famous design house Tom Ford in 2012. Warm and spicy yet woody and aquatic, Noir for men is a casual, sporty fragrance that he will want to wear every day. Designed for the active, modern gladiator, this fragrance opens with top notes of bergamot, verbena, caraway, pink pepper, and violet for a go-everywhere scent that captivates and invigorates.($83.99, $58.79 with 30% off coupon)
Available at FragranceNet.com Spicebomb by Viktor & Rolf
A casual but distinctive daytime scent Spicebomb, Romance cologne for men is a spicy, moderate fragrance that balances its tobacco notes with woodsy undertones. Romance has a rich, appealing construction that combines dominant notes of warm and sexy grapefruit and bergamot with sweet spices, woods, and saffron. ($59.99, $41.99 with 30% off coupon)
Disclaimer: I will be sent product in exchange for this post. Any opinions are my own.
Looking for the perfect fragrance for that amazing guy on your list? The newest fragrance by David Beckham – Beyond is so sexy! Blending confidence with glamour, Beyond encapsulates David Beckham’s compelling personality and unparalleled signature style.
Opening on a refreshing mojito accord, the fragrance immediately delights the senses. An invigorating hit of spicy cardamom and zesty grapefruit adds dynamic sophistication.
In the heart, a vibrant burst of black pepper, combined with the assertive masculinity of cedarwood and geranium, delivers a timeless refinement. This melts into an intense and textured trail; magnetic patchouli is blended with warm tones of vanilla and leather to confer a strong, charismatic signature. A true concentrate of David Beckham’s identity, Beyond is refined, sensual and daring.
My daughter's boyfriend, Sam, is very picky when it comes to a fragrance that he will wear. He wants his scent to be masculine, but include sweet undertones and not so much musk. He loves this new David Beckham fragrance! I love it, too. I mean, anything that is attached to David Beckham's name has got to be something sexy, so I knew that this would be a very sensual as well as pleasing scent.
My husband doesn't usually wear cologne that much, so I allowed my daughter to gift it to her man. (I might be caught sniffing him now and then.)
Kendallyn and Sam, such a cute couple, aren't they?
David Beckham Beyond is available at Walgreens.com
Disclaimer: I received a sample of this fragrance to review. Any opinions are my own.
If you’re scrambling to get started on your holiday shopping and are looking to buy a gift that is both personal and luxurious, you can't go wrong with a new fragrance; however, this is often a difficult feat.
While everyone loves getting a new scent that smells divine and looks great on a vanity, fragrance choice is extremely personal and nothing is more subjective than sense of smell. To help my readers navigate through this fragrance-purchasing dilemma, I have (with a little help from friends) rounded up some of the biggest crowd-pleasers from FragranceNet.com and even pegged each to a different personality.
Fragrances for HER
The Fashionista - For the friend whose wardrobe you envy, Karl Lagerfeld ($45.99 at FragranceNet.com) will be the perfect accessory to all her fabulous ensembles as it was designed to echo the fashion icon’s edgy style, while still feeling classic. The new fragrance features notes of lemon, peach, roses, magnolias, plumeria, and ambery woody notes.
The Fitness Junkie - If your bestie is rarely seen without her Nikes or a green juice, Clean Shower Fresh ($51.99 at FragranceNet.com) features a soft and sexy musky floral scent that will perfectly compliment her fresh and healthy lifestyle.
The Party Girl - For the life of the party in your clique, 212 VIP Rose by Carolina Herrera ($92.99 at FragranceNet.com) features a blend of sweet and sensual notes like pink champagne and amber, making it the perfect finishing touch before a big night out.
The Jetsetter - For the girl with wanderlust-filled daydreams, Calvin Klein Reveal ($71.99 at FragranceNet.com) is a carefree and elegant fragrance that channels the scent of sun and skin with a strangely appealing salty accord, as well as powdery iris, ambergris, and musk.
Fragrances for HIM
The Dapper Dude - Tom Ford Noir ($132.99 at FragranceNet.com) is an obvious choice for the guy who stays sharply dressed and wants his signature scent to match. He'll appreciate how Tom Ford's blend of bergamot, violet flower, leather, and black pepper accents his suit and tie.
The Athlete – For the guy who is inspired by sporting and the thrill of competition, Paco Rabanne Invictus ($87.99 at FragranceNet.com) is the fragrance of a champion. This aquatic, woody fragrance blends the excitement of sport with dreamlike elements that celebrate victory and power.
The Modern Man – Designed for a man who is sophisticated and refined, Valentino Uomo ($86.99 at FragranceNet.com) opens with bergamot and myrtle, succeeded in the heart by roasted coffee combined with gianduja cream, on a rich base created of cedar and precious leather.
The Musician – For the rockstar in the group, Burberry Brit Rhythm ($41.99 at FragranceNet.com) is inspired by the exhilaration and adrenaline of live music and the electric energy of the crowd. The scent mixes electric notes of fresh basil verveina, spicy cardamom, and a shot of juniper berries with black leather, patchouli, and cedarwood.
My favorite fragrance from the 'Fragrance for Her' collection above is the Calvin Klein Reveal. I love this fragrance because it reminds me of when I was a teenager. It goes on strong at first and I only need one spray. After a few minutes I am left with a beautiful feminine scent that lasts all day long and is not overpowering.
Calvin Klein Reveal is the first fragrance that I have worn in a long time that I have received numerous compliments on. My daughters love it, too. One of my girls has declared that it 'smells like the mall, but in a good way' because they love shopping. The bottle is really elegant looking, too. I love it!
To find out more or to place an order go to: http://www.fragrancenet.com/
Disclaimer: I received a sample of this product to review and to keep. All opinions are my own.
Secret and Mystery
AKOWA is the name of an African tribe, keeping secrets and mysteries to themselves and for their heirs.
AKOWA is a fragrance based on roots from mysterious African plants, created for discerning men who decide their fates with determination...
An original and appealing marriage to which the Micallef team of perfumers, Geoffrey Nejman and Jean Claude Astier has added orange blossom, bergamot, cocoa and amber, vetiver and white musk.
The bottle’s decoration, modern and sober, symbolizes the graphism of the arid lands of Africa.
Martine Micallef designed a minimalist bottle to give mystery all the space.
Disclaimer: I received a bottle of this fragrance to review. All opinions are my own.