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Thursday, 11 February 2016

Barbour New Fragrance Range

The iconic brand Barbour, who are perhaps better known for their wax jackets, motorcycle heritage and love of the British Countryside, have recently launched a fragrance** for him and for her in Selfridges.

Designed in a beautifully etched bottle which features the iconic checked design, the fragrances are just stunning. The rounded bottle which has a more feminine touch for the ladies and the rather square and chunky bottle for the man.

Barbour New Fragrance Range
Barbour New Fragrance Range

Barbour for her brings into the use the trend of rose gold with a chunky lid and lettering which add a touch of class to the already beautiful bottle. The scent, as you might expect is divine and perfect for those of you who like a fragrance which encompasses both floral and fruity notes. Opening with fresh, sparkling fruity notes of red currants, contrasted by spicy pink pepper which are the first things you notice upon spritizing, it settles down on the skin to reveal an elegant floral blend of rose, jasmine and blush peony are complimented by notes of musk and sweet vanilla, which are not overpowering but instead work with the other notes to make what is a fragrance perfect for spring and indeed the summer. 

Once on the skin, it has an amazing lastability, one spritz in the morning when I am getting ready and I can still smell the perfume at lunch time, right through the afternoon, only needing to re-apply if I am going out or have an event in the evening afterwards, even then, it is more for my own paranoia than need.

Barbour New Fragrance Range

Barbour for him, has been created for a man who loves spending time in the British countryside. Using a warm layer of frosted violet leaves and cinnamon which are cast on a bed of vetiver, sandalwood and musk, while a burst of grapefruit and hint of black peppercorn enliven this captivating blend makes for a truly stunning fragrance which has real longevity when wearing. 

The mister is about to do a review on his blog, so if this is a fragrance you are thinking of purchasing, then a male view point is well worth waiting for. For me, I really like it and it is a scent that lingers on the skin enough so that when you are walking down the street, you leave a trail behind you.


Barbour New Fragrance Range


Both fragrances are available at Selfridges and are priced from £40. Perfect if you haven't yet got that love of your life a gift for Valentines!

Wednesday, 6 January 2016

Fragrance Shop Discovery Club Classics Collection

If you hadn't guessed by now, I am a huge fan of The Fragrance Shop Discovery Club boxes. This box arrives every quarter and costs just £5. Inside there will be samples of some of the latest fragrances to have launched. The reason I love it so much is because I absolutely love perfume, I am obsessed with it but one of my pet hates is testing them out in a department store because I never feel like a quick spritz is enough to make a decision as to whether or not that perfume is for you.  It might smell good whilst you are wandering around, but you never really get a chance to let it settle on the skin and it is more often than not mixed with other scents. So for me, this box is a great idea.


Fragrance Shop Discovery Club Classics Collection

This quarter see's the re-introduction and re-discovery of some classics with the 'Classics Collection' and inside the box there are ten samples to devour and enjoy with six females fragrances and four male fragrances.

Paco Rabanne Lady Million perfume represents luxury and wealth with fresh floral accords wrapped in a gold diamond. A perfect fit to the 1 Million Man, the Lady Million perfume embodies the luxurious lifestyle through a fresh, woody floral fragrance, offset by sweet Honey.   This is for me, just a fragrance I cannot get on with, there is something about it I just don't like.

Dolce & Gabbana Light Blue for Women is a delicate blend of florals and fruits creating a mouth water, fresh fragrance. Using the top notes of Bergamot, Cedar, Bellflower and Lemon  with heart notes of Rose, Bamboo and Jasmine and finally base notes of Amber and Musk, added together this is a stunning scent and it isnt a surprise to me to find that I really like because any scent which contains Jasmine, works well with my skin and smells really nice on me.

Touch of Pink By Lacoste is a fruity floral fragrance for the youthful, energetic female with passion and power. Described as being "The modern classic Lacoste Touch of Pink captures the essence of a woman full of youthful sensuality. She is young yet grown-up, classic yet modern, innocent yet knowing. Her femininity shines from within and her unique charm is as compelling as it is captivating".  I do like this scent a lot, though I always feel that being 30+ I am somewhat too old to like it and wear it.

Jimmy Choo Parfum expresses an aura of strength and beauty and has a dazzling aura of glittering femininity. With top notes of orange, Pear, Green, middle note of Orchid and base notes of Toffee and Patchouli, I find this scent a little too over the top for my liking.  It is one of those which needs a good hour to settle down on my skin and sadly it is just not for me.

Nina Ricci Nina This magical fragrance is a promise of charm, temptation and seductive femininity. Described as being "A modern-day fairy tale of a princess and her enchanting fragrance, a fresh fruity-floral fragrance with mouth-watering red toffee apple accents". I absolutely love this scent, it is one of those that I liked as soon as I spritzed it and it is the peony and apple for me which make this such as lovely scent.

Hugo Boss, Hugo Woman. Last spring, Hugo Boss welcomed Hugo Woman to their collection of fragrances. This fruity, floral scent has an unconventional boyish twist.  Again, it contains Jasmine so I really like it and this is a first for me when it comes to Hugo Boss scents for women because I have never liked a single one until I got this sample.



Fragrance Shop Discovery Club Classics Collection

The four male aftershaves within this collection include:

Lacoste Eau de Lacoste L.12.12. Blanc -  Cool and crisp as a fresh polo shirt. It opens with refreshing grapefruit, laced with the spice of cardamom and rosemary, around a passionate and idiosyncratic tuberose heart. Leather, suede, vetiver and cedar wood lend an insouciant masculinity to its base. Eau De Lacoste L.12.12 Blanc is a pure, clean day sent.  I am personally on the fence with this one, I don't hate it but I wouldn't rush out to buy it either, is one of those scents that if someone asked me what I thought about it I would shrug my shoulders.

Paco Rabanne 1 Million - A fresh spicy leather fragrance that forms the main pillar of the Million range. Originally launches in 2008, it expresses every man's desires and fantasies, he is sure of himself and irresistible. With Paco Rabanne 1 Million, everything is possible with a click of the fingers! The fragrance features peppermint, mandarin, rose, cinnamon and leather for an irresistibly sexy fragrance for men.  Now this scent is so much better than the ladies version, in my opinion, though it isn't one I would buy for the mister because I know he would hate it.

Issey Miyake L'Eau D'Issey Pour Homme - Since 1994, L'Eau D'Isse Pour Homme has become a hallmark of sophistication in the world of fragrances. It awakens the senses with its blend of citrus, precious woods and spices. The pure, energising scent is perfect for a modern, independent man.  This is such an amazing scent, the mister already had a massive bottle, just to ensure it never runs out.

Hugo Boss - Boss Bottled - A true male iconic fragrance that remains as popular now as its launch in 1994. The juice is fresh and sharp with a warm woody base whilst the bottle offers a sleek, uncomplicated but very masculine look. Again for me, Hugo Boss can do nothing wrong when it comes to male scents, this one is just lovely and there isn't a Boss fragrance for men I dislike.



Fragrance Shop Discovery Club Classics Collection

This has been a great box. It has been great to be reacquainted with some classic fragrances as well as be reminded that some, nice though they are, are just not for me.


Are there any scents here that you like/love/loathe?

Friday, 17 April 2015

The Library of Fragrance - Unique Fragrances

The Library of Fragrance collection has over 300 unique fragrances, of which 101 of these are available in the UK via their own website plus a selection of favourites available exclusively at Boots. A few months ago I reviewed the Jasmine Scent which I just loved, so the opportunity to try two further scents was something I jumped at.

The two scents are Baby Powder (Female) and Thunderstorm (Male) and they arrived in these amazing tubed bottles. 

As soon as a I spritzed Baby Powder the first thought to hit my mind was Johnson and Johnsons Baby Powder, which I absolutely love the scent of and honestly, it is an exact replica of that scent. The science behind the scent states that some people find the aroma to be calming and I absolutely do agree with it, whether it is due to the emotions it is evokes or memories it brings to life, as a scent it is just lovely and it lasts for a good 5-6 hours on the skin once applied. 



Thunderstorm which is for the men is quite an earthy scent which is said to capture the electricity and raindrops of a summer storm. On the very first spritz, the first thing that sprung to mind was wet grass during the rain and then as it began to settle, it reminded me of the smell you get just before a storm begins, as the rain starts to fall and that first clap of thunder rumbles in the sky. Then once the scent has settled, the smell in the air that is left after the storm is what I can then sense from this scent, it is truly amazing.  Whilst possibly not a scent I can see my other half wanting to wear, what I do love to do is use it for is to clear the air in a room after it has been quite stifling hot, the scent for me brings about a coolness in the air.


The Library of Fragrance is for me just fascinating, if ever you are in your local Boots store and havent tried one of these scents, then do, seriously, they are just so clever and they smell so good.  They have really opened my eyes to trying some a little bit new, a little bit quirky and I am so intrigued by how some of those scents smell, I feel the need to spritz them all, just to check!

The perfumes have no artificial colours, binders, emulsifiers and are phthalates and paraben free. The alcohol used in the scents is naturally fermented from corn.

Have you tried any colognes from The Library of Fragrance? What's your favourites?

Tuesday, 29 July 2014

Fragrance Shop Discovery Club - Summer Edition 2014

I am a huge perfume fan, love it and I am one of thoe people who loves perfume samples.  What better way to decide whether or not you like the scent of something? We do it with make-up, so why not perfume? Back in April 2013 I brought to my blog a new subcription box from The Fragrance Shop Discovery Club which you can see HERE and again in June which is HERE and then September which is HEREthen the final box of 2013 HERE if you didn’t see it.  Already in 2014 I have had the spring edition which you can find HERE.

For those of you not in the know this is the description of the box, which is a subscription:


"If you love fragrance, then you'll love our Discovery Club.

Our exciting new club allows you to explore the very latest fragrance launches from the comfort of your own home. For just £5 per quarter, each edition comes with fragrance samples for you to try, details on each of the fragrances included, as well as discount vouchers so you can make some big savings on all the scents featured."

This quarter I have the Summer Edition 2014 which includes both male and female scents and this is what is in the box:



So I have seven different samples this month and I am quite excited by some of them.

Prada Candy Florale - Evolved from the concept of an imaginary flower created especially for Candy. Candy's fantasy flower must be unique, embodying her many facets: the fragrance’s light airiness puts the sparkle in her, tender powdery notes echo her grace. A whisper of warmth & honey reflects sensuality.

I have seen this perfume everywhere but have never found a bottle with any in it to try it out.  So having now been able to try it, with a name like 'Florale' it comes as no surprise that it is lightly floral yet sweet and a scent I actually really like.

Paco Rabanne Lady Million Eau -  The Million freshness is an episode of luxurious delirium and an over-the-top celebration, provoking an exhilarating euphoria. Lady Million, immersed in a state of freedom & ecstasy follows her instincts; flirtatious, eccentric and more mischievous than ever.

If ever there was a scent talked about so much, it is this one.  I was really not expecting to like it at all, I am not really a fan of the female Paco Rabanne perfumes, they usually have an odd scent to them and I dislike the male version intensely but I quite like this. It wouldn't be a perfume of choice because the woody notes are too strong for my liking once it has settled on the skin.

Agent Provocateur Fatale - Enticing and seductive it has a irresistible signature personality, that embodies the Femme Fatale. A blend of Pink Pepper, Mango & Blackcurrant. A heart of Gardenia, Orris Absolute & Patchouli. On a sultry base of Musk, Vanilla Orchid, Chocolate Gourmand & Labdanum.

Having already had a sample of this in my You Beauty box and as a scent I liked it, quite floral and fruity at the same time and it tends to last quite a long time on my skin.

Givenchy Dahlia Divin - Like an Haute Couture gown this golden fragrance envelopes with its divine golden hues for a lasting enchanting memory. Dahlia Divin makes its perfumery debut with notes of golden fruit; Mirabelle Plum. Entwined with the aroma of a bouquet of white flowers, highlighted by Jasmine like a ray of pure light.

I am a huge fan of Givenchy perfumes having fallen in love with Irresistible not too long ago.  Dahlia Divine is a scent which I neither like not hate, it is quite floral smelling and takes quite a while to settle down, but I love the scent of Jasmine and once the scent has settled down, it is quite lovely.

Ghost Eclipse - Invigorating, dynamic and fresh, Eclipse, the brand new fragrance from GHOST, will awaken the senses and evoke a feeling of femininity. Eclipse, resonant with sunlight, but is now joined with the darkness of the Deep Night fragrance. Capturing the warm energy of the sun, and the sultriness of night.

This scent I really don't like much at all, the woody notes again are too strong for me and take over the floral scent which is actually really nice from the first spritz.

Then we have two male fragrances which is also nice to get, particularly when you live with BeautykingUk who is obsessed with aftershave.

Lacoste L!ve - A fresh yet deep fragrance blending edgy style and authenticity. Energetic,creative and cool. The ingredients are expertly blended, but also stand out individually.The zesty notes of this fragrance reflect the unique nature of LACOSTE L!VE: energetic and bright.

He says - "Incredibly subtle with a slight hint of zest, though you wouldn't know it was lime".  

Givenchy Gentlemen Only Intense - Gentlemen Only Intense offers a sensual, powerful and subtle version of Gentlemen Only. Complementing its predecessor, this new fragrance reaches new heights, where the seductive power of a rich, almost hypnotic scent naturally asserts itself.

He says (after smelling the wrong arm!!) "It is quite light and fresh with a slight zing, you can tell it is going to be spicy as soon as you apply to the skin, once settled it creates a really nice fragrance" 

Once again, I am really pleased with this box and I love the fact I have new samples to test and try out without having to go into a shop and cover myself in perfumes to see if they smell okay on my skin, yes I am that lazy.  

Within the accompanying magazine which tells you about all of the fragrances is also an offer of £5 off each fragrance if you purchase them online.

If you think this is something you would like to sign up to, you can find the link HERE along with further information.

So what do you think to my box? Are you a subscriber? 


Are any of these perfumes/aftershaves ones you own?


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Tuesday, 8 April 2014

The five aftershaves I couldn't be without!

Today on Beautyqueenuk, I am bringing to you a guest post from my Hubby whom you can find on:


and I would love it if you would go and give his blog a visit.

I’m fairly new to blogging about my beauty experiences. I only set up www.beautykinguk.co.uk in January. When asked to guest post here, I jumped at the chance.  With the guidance that I could write about anything I wanted I put aside thoughts that made me grin wildly, things like ‘top 10 limericks’ and ‘top ten bars I’ve lost nights in’ and instead plumped for something close to my heart, well close to my skin – aftershave.

Over the years I’ve spent an absolute fortune on the stuff – I’ve tried discount brands, I’ve paid through the nose for luxury brands, been pleased, dazzled and repulsed in equal measure. Today however, I’m going to look at my 5 favourites.
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The first that I can’t live without is Bvlgari Extreme – it is by far the best aftershave I’ve ever had the pleasure of owning and my collection is never without a bottle.

Extreme is the concentrate of Bvlgari Pour Homme which means that a little goes a long way. With a fresh citrus fragrance the notes of Darjeeling tea, rosewood and pepper blend beautifully to create a fragrance that has people swooning as you pass by.

A 100ml bottle costs around £30 and it is worth every penny. It oozes class and gives the wearer confidence.

The second is another aftershave from the Bvlgari stable, Bvlgari Man. This is fairly new fragrance launched in 2010 and, and has quickly become a personal favourite.

Again, a 100ml bottle is just £30 and a bottle lasts for ages. The oriental woody fragrance has notes of lotus and bergamot. The heart notes of honey really stand out after dry down and while it’s heavier than aftershaves I normally go for the sheer volume of positive comments mean that it is a must have.

In third place I was torn between choosing either Ralph Lauren Polo black or the blue version. In the end I’ve opted for blue.

While not the cheapest aftershave on the market, it can cost up to £50 for a 125ml bottle the fragrance is divine. It’s been around for over a decade and is more in line with aftershaves I go for.

It’s cool and refreshing while it has warm dry down notes that linger for well over 10 years. With a blend of cucumber and tangerine this is a fresh scent that is fruity on the nose.

Wear this and you will get noticed.

In fourth place is Acqua Di Gio by Georgio Armani which comes in at £35 for a 50ml bottle. Again, it isn’t cheap but it’s worth every penny.

Approaching 20 years since it was launched this fell into my collection after I smelt it on my dad.Crisp and cool it's sold as a bracing oceanic fragrance for men. It has an almost citrus tang to it and I’ve written about it on my blog.

The fragrance has a fresh and almost uplifting property to it and the light nature of it means that while you won’t be able to smell it those around you will – and they will adore it.

My final choice was really difficult, but after much consideration I had to pick Dreamer by Versace. A 100ml bottle is just £25 making it good value for money.

This first came into my collection when I was 16 – it was one of the first I owned and as the marketing blurb says, it does combine being fresh with warmth.

It is light, has a citrus aroma that completely disappears on dry down to an almost sensual spicy fragrance. If you haven’t tried it, you really should.
Just thinking about these fragrances evokes some very fond memories and bottles are replaced before they are even two thirds empty.

I hope you enjoyed my choices and thanks for reading - what are your favourites?


Friday, 14 March 2014

Fragrance Shop Discovery Club - Spring Edition 2014

Back in April I brought to my blog a new box from The Fragrance Shop Discovery Club which you can see HERE and again in June which is HERE and then September which is HEREthen the final box of 2013 HERE if you didn’t see it.  

For those of you not in the know this is the description:

"
If you love fragrance, then you'll love our Discovery Club.
Our exciting new club allows you to explore the very latest fragrance launches from the comfort of your own home. For just £5 per quarter, each edition comes with fragrance samples for you to try, details on each of the fragrances included, as well as discount vouchers so you can make some big savings on all the scents featured."


This quarter I have the Spring 2014 Edition which includes both male and female scents and this is what is in the box:

Fragrance Shop Discovery Club - Spring Edition 2014

Fragrance Shop Discovery Club - Spring Edition 2014

Fragrance Shop Discovery Club - Spring Edition 2014

Fragrance Shop Discovery Club - Spring Edition 2014

Fragrance Shop Discovery Club - Spring Edition 2014

So in the box we have:

GUERLAIN - La Petite Robe Noire Couture.  It is described as "The third fragrance to join the hugely successful La Petite Robe Noire collection by Guerlain. The range is inspired by the little black dress, a must have for any fashionista wardrobe. La Petite Robe Noire Couture is a fruity floral vivacious scent fit for the red carpet, perfect for when a splash of luxury is needed!".  I am indifferent about the scent of this, it is nice, but I wouldn't purchase a full sized bottle, I am happy enough to use the sample.

Givenchy - Very Irr├ęsistible L'eau En Rose  Which is described as follows "It’s been 10 years since Givenchy launched the original Very Irresistible and to celebrate they welcome L’Eau en Rose to the Very Irresistible family. The fragrance pays homage to the rose in a simple and elegant mannerwith just 3 key ingredients".  This is my favourite scent from all of the female ones within the box, definitely something I would purchase, it smells divine and if you like rose scented products, you will probably like this.


Lacoste - Eau De Lacoste Sensuelle.  Again it comes with this description "Following the launch of Eau de Lacoste Parfum in 2013 comes Eau de Lacoste Sensuelle. The sweetness of the original daytime fragrance is replaced with a gourmand nougatine which offers a more sensual scent, perfect for taking on the night".  Sadly I don't like this scent, it is too strong for me.

Thierry Mugler - Alien Eau Extraordinaire.  Those of you who have read my blog regularly will know that I am not a fan of Thierry Mugler perfumes, I find them too sweet and sickly for my tastes.  This one is described as "A new chapter in the Alien story sees Alien Eau Extraordinaire join the family. Created as a positive, uplifting fragrance with delicate floral notes designed to energise, and a bottle designed as a brilliant crystal gemstone".  Again, not a fan, the scent reminds me too much of of Alien and Angel which I am not a fan of.

Elie Saab - L'eau Couture.  This is the only sample which comes in a cute little box and offers the following description "From the house of Elie Saab comes a new deliciously addictive, soft, almondy floral fragrance. Created to offer a taste of summer, the scent kicks off with a citrusy top that sparkles with zest which leads into a couture-inspired heart topped off with an addictive base".  This scent I also really like, it is a light scent which is perfect for spring and can be worn either during the day or at night for me.

Then we have the two male scents, I leave the description of male aftershaves to my hubby, Beautykinguk, who is better placed and well versed in giving his views on aftershaves, after all he owns enough of them.  However, these are the two scents and their descriptions:

Loewe - Solo Loewe Sport.  Which is described as follows - "Following on from the Loewe Solo launch in 2004 is the new Loewe Solo Sport. The fragrance retains the distinctive bottle design and signature notes of Loewe Solo, but has added zest and energy designed to encapsulate the spirit of sports. The advertising visual features Spanish archery champion Arturo Gracia whose suave looks are emphasised in a vintage Loewe sports kit".

Valentino - Uomo.  This is described as follows: "An aromatic, smooth and leathery fragrance designed to stand the test of time as a modern classic. The scent has heaps of Italian style with the notes composed to reflect an aristocratic Italian family lunch. The advertising campaign is set in Rome and features French actor Louis Garrel, whose striking looks match the equally striking glass studded bottle".

Once again, I am really pleased with this box and I love the fact I have new samples to test and try out without having to go into a shop and cover myself in perfumes to see if they smell okay on my skin, yes I am that lazy.  

Within the accompanying magazine which tells you about all of the fragrances is also an offer of £5 off each fragrance if you purchase them online.

If you think this is something you would like to sign up to, you can find the link HERE along with further information.

So what do you think to my box? Are you a subscriber? 


Will you subscribe?


Fragrance Shop Discovery Club - Spring Edition 2014

Monday, 16 December 2013

The Fragrance Shop Discovery Club 5th Edition

Back in April I brought to my blog a new box from The Fragrance Shop Discovery Club which you can see HERE and again in June which is HERE and then September which is HERE, if you didn’t see it.  

For those of you not in the know this is the description:

"
If you love fragrance, then you'll love our Discovery Club.
Our exciting new club allows you to explore the very latest fragrance launches from the comfort of your own home. For just £5 per quarter, each edition comes with fragrance samples for you to try, details on each of the fragrances included, as well as discount vouchers so you can make some big savings on all the scents featured."



The Fragrance Shop Discovery Club 5th Edition

The Fragrance Shop Discovery Club 5th Edition

The Fragrance Shop Discovery Club 5th Edition


The Fragrance Shop Discovery Club 5th Edition

So now I have my 5th edition and in the box this time I have 6 different perfume samples which are as follows:

Jean Paul Gaultier - Classique.  Launched in 1993, Classique has become a true icon in the fragrance world.  The Supremely seductive oriental floral fragrance pays homage to the beauty of women with its corset inspired design.

Nina Ricci - Nina.  A magical scent captured inside a glass apple.  Nina offers charms and enchantment with a dash of seduction in what is a fresh floral fruity fragrance.

Gucci - Guilty.  Gucci takes as a catalyst its iconic entwined G's and brings us a heroine who regards this emblem as an incitement to subvert.  Gucci Guilty is a modern and daring Oriental Flower

Thierry Mugler - Angel.  Angel, the first fragrance by Thierry Mugler, is a voluptuous oriental gourmand with a truly beautiful bottle resembling dazzling stars cut from the night blue sky.

Thierry Mugler - Alien.  Distinctive and mysterious, yet comforting and soft.  The EDT conveys passion, sensuality and the essence of absolute femininity with a rich floral woody and magical trail for fragrance that is truly out of this world

Givency - Irresistible.  A very dynamic sensual fragrance possessing the elegant floral top notes of rose and the exotic combination of peony and rose fantasia. A very appealing feminine scent.

Hugo Boss - Hugo Man.  Fresh, Sharp and extremely masculine, Hugo is about living your life on your own terms with a certain irreverence.  it is created not for those who go with the trend of the moment, but for those who seek a style of their own.

Hugo Boss - Boss Bottled.  A true male iconic fragrance that remains as popular now as its launch in 1994.  The juice is fresh and shape with a warm woody base whilst the bottle offers a sleek, uncomplicated but very masculine look.

Issey Miyake - L'Eau D'Issey Pour Homme.  Since 1994, L'Eau d'issey Pour Homme has become a hallmark of sophistication in the world of fragrances.  it awakens the senses with its blend of citrus, precious woods and spices.  The pure, energising scent is perfect for a modern, independent man.


The Fragrance Shop Discovery Club 5th Edition



Once again, I am really pleased with this box and I love the fact I have new samples to test and try out without having to go into a shop and cover myself in perfumes to see if they smell okay on my skin, yes I am that lazy.  The only fragrances I am not too keen on are the Thierry Mugler ones as I just don't like the scent, but a good friend of mine does, so I am shoving those in with her Christmas box.  

Within the accompanying magazine which tells you about all of the fragrances is also an offer of £5 off each fragrance if you purchase them online.

If you think this is something you would like to sign up to, you can find the link HERE along with further information.

So what do you think to my box? Are you a subscriber? 


Will you subscribe?

Wednesday, 11 December 2013

Christmas Gift Ideas - What To Buy For Him?

Yes we all have a 'HIM' to buy for, whether it be Dad, Husband, Boyfriend, Brother or Nephew, I find the 'HIM' quite difficult at times. However, after some searching, reading and dropping subtle hints, this is my ideas list.



Beautysets - Christmas Gift Ideas for HIM



01. Bvlgari Man Extreme - A personal favourite choice of aftershave for my Mister is something from Bvlgari and this is one he is yet to have within his collection. Described as being "A fresh and sophisticated Eau de Toilette with top notes of pink grapefruit and Mediterranean cactus. Freesia combines with the intense warmth of amber and cardamom in the heart notes and balsa wood and vetiver give an addictive dry down" this is one I know he will like.

02. Gap Jumper - Almost, well most years, there is a new item of clothing or two on the pile of presents to open and it is usually from Gap. This particular Jumper is a Shawlneck Cable knit jumper which can be dressed up or down.

03. Tabletop Mini CD Digital Jukebox available from Home Wet Bar, a US Based website, this is something that would look great anywhere and I am more than sure my other half would love an actual Jukebox at home. A 21st-century, miniature version of the adored diner's music maker, this digital jukebox updates everything but the poodle skirts! Designed in a classic, fox hop inspired 1950's style finished cabinet, completely cool with a vibrant glow, this Crosley jukebox lets you throw in a CD for an easy jam! Boasting a single-CD player, great sounding stereo speakers, and an AM/FM radio, this digital jukebox home entertainment system is an unheard of way to hear your favorites!

04. Breaking Bad DVD Collection - No doubt most of you will have heard about this TV show or have watched it, seen bits of it and so on. In short the complete series of the blackly comic drama starring Bryan Cranston as a high school chemistry teacher who discovers that he is dying from inoperable lung cancer and decides to raise money for his family by embarking on a new career as a crystal meth dealer.  A must have for any man.


05. PS Vita - As we have an Xbox, Wii and a PS3, I am not sure we need an Xbox One or PS4, however, something to use when travelling around London or on holiday is always quite useful and a nice break from reading a book.  Something like a PS Vita appeals because it means the Hubby can play his games to his hearts content and I am free to have the TV to myself.

What have you bought for the man in your life?


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