A Change of Heart: Fragrances that Made Us Think Twice

Has it ever occurred to you to test, or wear, one fragrance and decide it's one way, only to find out it's different the next time you do so? Or perhaps, has time passed, and you find yourself changing your mind about what you love and what you dislike? From befuddlement to adoration, from dislike to enthusiastic appreciation, from loving to being unable to stomach a scent anymore, there are man... Read full article: A Change of Heart: Fragrances that Made Us Think Twice from Fragrantica Perf...
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La Mer Review: A Review of The 10 Best La Mer Products

In the beauty world there are products which have achieved cult favorite status, and then there are products which have entered the stratosphere to become legends. Arguably the most famous face cream in the world is also one of the priciest– Crème de la Mer. It’s a celebrity favorite, whose fans...
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How to Have Hot Sex in a Car with Your Lover

If you want to know how to have sex in a car to enjoy it, buckle your seatbelt because we have a lot to talk about! First of all, I want you to know that almost 60% of Americans have had car sex and enjoyed it, according to the Journal of Sex Research. Men have orgasms in a car more often than women but we’re here to make the situation better for both. Also, it’s not a secret that cars are usually places where the majority of first sex among the U.S. youth happens. For this reason, it’s even mor...
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Retinol: The Complete Guide How Does Retinol Work?, What Are The Side Effects?, Who Should Use It?

Beauty ingredients may come and go but one ingredient that just about everyone can get behind is retinol. It is a key ingredient in many anti-aging products and treatments and has been used in skincare since the 1970s. Here’s a closer look at what is retinol, how it works, and whether you should...
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Ceramides: Everything You Need To Know – What Do Ceramides Do?, How Do Ceramides Work?And Are Ceramides Safe?

Why Should You Care About Ceramides? One of the most important factors in shopping for skincare products is taking the time to research the ingredients they contain; and if you have dry, flaky, or itchy skin, then you may have already heard that ceramides skincare items can be an essential part of...
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Beautycounter Reviews: A Biochemist’s Take

Beautycounter Review Beautycounter cosmetics and skin care products have enjoyed growing popularity in recent years, as the brand continues to promote “safe,” “clean” beauty. Reviews are fairly mixed online, however. Consumers, beauty bloggers, and influencers have a variety of opinions on the...
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Meaningful Beauty Review: A Review of The 10 Best Meaningful Beauty Products

Who wouldn’t want to look like Cindy Crawford? The iconic supermodel may be in her early 50s now but she hardly looks any different than she did in her modeling heyday. What’s her secret? Crawford might attribute her flawless looking skin to Meaningful Beauty, the anti-aging skincare line she...
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Retinyl Palmitate: Is It Worth It? What’s The Difference Between Retinyl Palmitate And Retinol?

What Is Retinyl Palmitate? You have probably heard of the benefits of retinol and retinoids by now. One of these ingredients that you may not be familiar with is retinyl palmitate. Retinyl palmitate is a type of retinoid that is used in skincare products due to its ability to improve visible signs...
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Peptides In Skincare: What Should You Know About Using Peptides? How Peptides May Be Ingredient You’ve Been Missing

You’ve probably heard about peptides and seen them listed as an ingredient in skincare products. You may know that peptides are a buzzed-about ingredient, and are supposed to be good for the skin, especially for anti-aging concerns. But what exactly is a peptide, what do they do, and how do they...
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The Perfect Scent, Chandler Burr

Perfume PosseThe Perfect Scent, Chandler Burr The vernal equinox has to be one of my favourite days of the year. Doesn’t matter if it’s rain or shine – always makes me happy to mark the shift from winter to spring. The weather here has turned much… Continue Reading → Perfume PosseThe Perfect Scent, Chandler Bu
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Nishane Ege and the Rise of Niche Aquatics

I am sure many keen observers will smell references to classic commercial aquatics in Nishane’s new-to-2020 Ege / ΑΙΓΑΙΟ, such as Bvlgari Aqva Pour Homme, Creed Erolfa or Issey Miyake L’Eau D’Issey (the feminine version). Don’t let this historical backdrop put you off - Ege’s creamy floral salinity floats its accent materials (anise, violet, basil, mint) around a green ocean breeze... Read full article: Nishane Ege and the Rise of Niche Aquatics from Fragrantica Perfumes and Colognes Magazine. ...
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Biden rebukes Turkey after it quits accord protecting women

US president calls move ‘deeply disappointing’ as women’s rights advocates say convention is crucialJoe Biden has joined European leaders in condemning Turkey’s withdrawal from a landmark international accord designed to protect women from violence.Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdoğan issued a decree early on Saturday annulling Turkey’s ratification of the Istanbul convention, a landmark European treaty protecting women from violence that it was the first country to sign 10 years ago and that ...
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Want to Feel Like a Man? Then Act Like One

With our archives now 3,500+ articles deep, we’ve decided to republish a classic piece each Sunday to help our newer readers discover some of the best, evergreen gems from the past. This article was originally published in May 2012. Since starting the Art of Manliness in 2008, I’ve interacted with thousands of men from all over the world. One thing that I’ve learned over the years is that many grown men out there simply don’t feel like men. I’m not talking about “feeling like a man” in the cart...
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Molly Goddard: turning up the volume

Rihanna rocked hers, Villanelle killed in hers… Molly Goddard takes dressing up to new levels with her dainty-not-dainty dressesIt really is no time to be a fashion designer. No catwalk shows, no front rows, no parties, no awards ceremonies, no red carpets, no shops. Nowhere to show off your fabulous clobber, nowhere to watch someone showing off theirs. Molly Goddard, one of British fashion’s most lauded and fun young designers of the past decade, can’t go to her beloved market at Portobello Roa...
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Perfumed Horoscope: March 22 - March 28

  This week there may be a little miscommunication which will, after a brief panic attack, lead to a much better focus to what you “desperately need right now.” It may focus on healing, since this week the Sun is joining the party of Chiron (The Wounded Healer) and Ceres (The Nourisher), and this sets the stage for a healthy spring. I am looking for good quotes to put on my own natural ... Read full article: Perfumed Horoscope: March 22 - March 28 from Fragrantica Perfumes and Colognes Magaz...
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A Hundred Years of Molinard Habanita and a Red Flacon

I met a friend I hadn't seen in a long time a while ago in a concert hall full of people, just before the pandemic. -Mmm, what's that delicious scent you're wearing? Organza? -Habanita. -Come again? -Habanita. Little girl from Avana. Old scent, very old. -Uh huh. Now, you do realize, honey, we've lost our names for the world, right? We have code names now, we're spies. -Yup, you're Organza and I'm... Read full article: A Hundred Years of Molinard Habanita and a Red Flacon from Fragrantica Perfu...
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Inside Vogue, where women have the top jobs but men still rule

A new account of life at the fashion bible claims that female staff have been undermined and humiliated for decades. The author reveals why she wrote itAs a fashion-obsessed teenager, I dreamed of working for Vogue. What girl didn’t? This was in the 2000s, and smartphones weren’t everywhere yet, so we’d leaf through the latest copy hungrily at the back of the class. I loved the pictures, the clothes, even the adverts. But most of all I loved the masthead and the index. Who were these glamorous h...
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After Covid, will we ever shake hands again?

The handshake will be back, says Ella Al-Shamahi – we’ve been doing it for 7m years and it’s part of our DNAThe handshake has a serious PR problem. For a long time the go-to, multipurpose, international greeting, it was abruptly banished in March 2020 as the Covid-19 pandemic swept the world. But has it gone for ever? Is it consigned to history? Have we been shocked into seeing what we should have realised all along: that it is sheer recklessness to indiscriminately touch other people’s dirty pa...
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My dad’s girlfriend is horrible to me, and he never puts me first | Dear Mariella

The adults in your life are letting you down, says Mariella Frostrup. At your age it’s premature, but you need to learn not to rely on themThe dilemma My dad and his girlfriend have been together more than five years – during all of my teens. She started off a nice person and I would see Dad most weekends. But after the honeymoon phase, she put off talking to me and practically ignores me (Dad has even “told her off” about this). She has also done minor things like deface some of my stuff. Last ...
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Stock Up On MAC Blushes for $12 Today and Other Great Deals at Ulta

MAC Blushes are 50% Off today at ($12.50 per shade!) which is a great deal if you have any shades on your wish list! Other items on sale today: Buxom Full-On Plumping Lip Cream $10 Philosophy Purity Made Simple One-Step Facial Cleanser 50% Off Smashbox Halo Healthy Glow Tinted Moisturizer Broad Spectrum SPF 25 $18 Don’t forget is price matching Ulta’s deals! Where to buy Ulta You may also enjoy... Mmmm New Winter 2014 Bath & Body Hand Soaps!geoGirl ES Erase Scree...
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