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Jo Malone Red Roses Travel Candle. Review and Photos. Love It!

There are people who hate rose scent and those who love it. And I actually love roses and rose scent!  My favourite has to be Jo Malone Red Roses. It reminds me of my childhood and the rose jam my Mum used to make.

I absolutely adore (it was love from the first sniff actually) my Red Roses cologne so I was very happy to receive the Jo Malone Red Roses Travel Candle (£22 for 60G) which is the newest addition to their Red Roses range.

Although it looks really small, the burning time is up to  18 hours which is amazing.

Jo Malone describe their Red Roses scent as ‘Voluptuous, Romantic, Clear’.

The notes are:

Guerlain Bloom of Roses Makeup Collection for Autumn 2015

Guerlain’s Autumn 2015 makeup collection, Bloom of Roses, looks more like Spring collection to me with neutral and subtle, rose inspired beauty products. But, maybe it’s a good thing to be unlike other brands, colour wise. And is actually my personal favourite along with Chanel.

The brand itself descibes this collection as  the one that brings “lightness and well-being to the season.”

Guerlain  Bloom of Roses Makeup Collection for Autumn 2015 promo with Natalia Vodianova

The new products are:

  •  KissKiss Roselips  ( £23) a rich tinted lip balm enriched with rose oil, available in six shades: Chic Pink R372 A powder pink beige,Peach Party R346 A vibrant sunny orange,Wonder Violette R374 A chic violet, Pink Me Up R373 A very fresh pink and, Crazy Bouquet R329 A delicious red and Morning Rose R371 A colourless balm boosted by an active ingredient that interacts with the natural pH levels of the lips to give them a slight tint (shown).
  • Nailift La Base (£19) which is like a nail perfector.
  • Rose Aux Joues blush (£33.50) with ‘Pink Booster’ pigments.  It is a re-designed blush and is available in 1. Morning Rose: a very fresh pink  (shown)/ 2. Chic Pink: a soft brick with fine golden pearl sparkles / 3. Peach Party: a tender coral / 4. Crazy Bouquet: a sunny bright red / 5. Wonder Violette: a powdery plum / 6. Pink Me Up: a punchy pink.

Guerlain Bloom of Roses Makeup Collection for Autumn 2015 new products

Products that are added to the already existing line are:

Rouge Bunny Rouge Original Skin Blush For Love of Roses in Florita. Review, Photos and Swatches

Today I want to tell you about yet another gorgeous product by Rouge Bunny Rouge. This time it’s the powder blush which is called For The Love Of Roses. I have a shade which is called Florita, a beautiful matte raspberry red.

This is how the back of the blush looks like.

This is how the shade looks like in the pan and, let me tell you, I love it!

The texture is silky and smooth and it’s easy to apply it; I also don’t have any problems with blending. As for the shade,

The Roses Lipstick Collection by Dolce & Gabbana

“The rose has always been an icon to us, representing deep womanly sensuality in full bloom, it seemed natural that it served equally as inspiration in our quest for the perfect collection of lipsticks.”

D&G

Domenico Dolce and Stefano Gabbana proudly celebrate the first year anniversary of Dolce & Gabbana The Make Up with The Roses Lipstick Collection.

The Roses Lipstick Collection, is a salute to the iconic glamour of the 1950s-its underlying eroticism, its smoldering sensuality – The Roses Lipstick Collection embodies the utmost in seduction. Lips, the ultimate symbol of feminine allure, are enhanced and emboldened as the key to a woman’s duality-her simplicity and complexity, her strength and vulnerability. Each and every lipstick shares an intoxicating velvety smooth fragrance redolent of the wild rose gardens of Sicily, innate to the designers’ deepest roots. Inspired by these classic and beloved rose gardens, the designers have further transformed the ‘100 petals’ scent to live as a modern formulation that evokes a euphoric sensory experience. Adding further nostalgia, when the lipstick case is shut, a special clicking sound adds a hint of intrigue.

The collection includes 5 shades of lipsticks

The Classic Lipstick in:

  • Scarlett 185

The Shine Lipstick in:

Favourite Beauty Products of 2018

Since I already posted about my favourite makeup products of 2018, it is time for beauty!

Face

I am in my (early) 30s, and I have very dry skin which requires a lot of attention so I take my skincare seriously.  I am aware that all of the products I am going to mention are high end but every single one works incredible for my skin, and  none was a press sample, which proves that I do have a very high opinion about them and am ready to invest.

SARAH CHAPMAN Ultimate Cleanse (from Net A Porter, Cult Beauty and  Space NK).

I do not care for celebrities, unless it is Victoria Beckham, and very few other  ones in which case, I pay very close attention to her/their beauty recommendations. In fact,  someone I know who works for a big beauty brand told me that the Beckhams are among very few celebs who offer to pay for the samples they are sent. I’ve had very high expectations for this cleanser (and yes, partly because Mrs. B loves it), and it did not disappoint. Everything about the Ultimate Cleanse is pure luxury: from the packaging to the formula. Rich texture makes it easy to massage in, you get that at-home-spa feeling. And the result are fab! Clean and glowing skin without any tightness.  There is only one problem, now I want everything from the brand.

Anne Semonin Precious Serum  (from Harrods and  Net a Porter).

This is  very pricey product but after reading the most glorious reviews ( and waiting when there was a sale) I had to get it. And, seriously, this serum is