Cold Spring

Perfume PosseCold Spring A few years ago we had a heat wave in April, just as the early Spring bulbs were coming up.  Within 2 days narcissus and tulips broke, bloomed and died.  Lilacs and magnolias budded out, bloomed and browned, almost in… Continue Reading → Perfume PosseCold Spring
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Aqua Allegoria: Nettare di Sole and Flora Salvaggia, Guerlain's Two New Olfactory Escapades

The arrival of the nice days of spring in France always coincides at Guerlain with the launch of new editions within the Aqua Allegoria-line. Each year, the brand plunges us into a new bath of freshness, alternately citrusy, fruity, floral, powdery, spicy, or herbaceous. Since 1999, these fresh scents have been "exploring new gardens, real or imaginary." They are true hymns to nature, "a pr... Read full article: Aqua Allegoria: Nettare di Sole and Flora Salvaggia, Guerlain's Two New Olfactory E...
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Ginza Shiseido: Japan International?

The Ginza Shiseido fragrance won me over first of all with its graphic design — or maybe I am just inclined to Japanese design. The bottle is a real work of art: a black, rounded, exotic object, as if plunged into a rectangular bottle filled with pink liquid. The visual impression is very strong; the designer has created a wonderful flacon. Something Western and pink in a square bottle, wi... Read full article: Ginza Shiseido: Japan International? from Fragrantica Perfumes and Colognes Magazin...
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27 personalized gifts that feel unique and thoughtful

If you buy through our links, we may earn money from affiliate partners. Learn more. Ideally, every gift you give should feel as though it were selected just for your recipient. If you're looking to go the extra mile, gifting a personalized gift can make your selection feel even more special. These customized gifts can reference their interests, allow them to try something new, and even serve as a reminder of a past event or memory. Below are 27 personalized gifts that include a monogrammed ...
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3 Effective Ways To Lose Weight For Your Wedding Day

It’s everyone’s dream to look their best on their wedding day. Research studies show that more than one-third of American adults are obese, a condition associated with a range of comorbidities, including diabetes and cardiovascular diseases. Trimming down may be necessary if you think your weight isn’t healthy enough for that special occasion.  Thankfully, weight loss doesn’t have to be a complicated activity if you follow the proper techniques. As you inch close to your wedding date, t...
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Goodbye, Mehli Irani !

Former Mumbai batsman passes away in Dubai at 90; will be known for his long club cricket journey that spanned generations Mehli Irani at the Bombay Gymkhana. Pic/mid-day archives It seems only yesterday that I visited Mehli Irani’s home in Byculla to interview him for a piece I was doing on him playing the Dr HD Kanga Cricket League for 42 years. Article by Clayton Murzello | Mid Day We headlined the story NEVER SAY BYE, but Irani, 90, did say goodbye on Friday in a Dubai hospital. He figur...
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We asked 2 women to test out Birchbox's beauty subscription service - here's what was in each box, and what the service is really like to use

If you buy through our links, we may earn money from affiliate partners. Learn more. Birchbox Every month for $13-$15, Birchbox sends high-quality skincare and hair care products to you. We tried Birchbox and appreciated it as a low-risk, low-effort way to try new beauty products. For a limited time, current subscribers can save 20% off the shop using the promo code SHOP20. Also for a limited time, new subscribers can save $5 on any subscription using code 5OFFBOX. People love sampl...
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Natasha Denona Mini Bloom Blush Packs a Mighty Punch With a Budget Price

Natasha Denona Mini Bloom Blush ($19) is a gorgeous highlighting blush for Summer looks and particularly a nice pick up if you’re taking advantage of the Sephora Spring Savings Event this week! At 20% off you can snag it for $15! Even at the full price of $19 it’s still a nice little bargain. I do wish Natasha would do more of these in different shades as I’d totally buy them! Natasha Denona Mini Bloom Blush comes housed in a compact smaller than a business card that has a generously sized ...
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The Best Drugstore Eye Creams

If you think your face moisturizer can double as an eye cream, think again. The skin around the orbital bone is thin and delicate, so it’s one of the first areas signs of aging (think fine lines, crepiness, loss of elasticity) will appear. It’s more prone to allergic reactions than other areas of...
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Differin Gel Review

Differin Gel is the first FDA-approved over-the-counter (OTC) topical retinoid. It contains adapalene, a third generation retinoid that can help treat and prevent acne. Adapalene was approved by the FDA in 1996, but it was only available as a prescription product. Then, in 2016, the FDA approved...
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Bliss Skincare Review: A Review of The 10 Best Bliss Skincare Products

The story behind Bliss skincare begins in 1996 when Marcia Kilgore founded the first Bliss spa in New York City’s Soho. The brand expanded over the years, opening more spa locations and eventually developing a line of clean, cruelty-free skincare products to allow customers to recreate the spa...
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The 21 Best Drugstore Moisturizers for Every Skin Type

Chances are you’re already using a moisturizer — statistics show that 25.54 million Americans used a cream for the face 14 times or more within a week in 2020. A moisturizer is one of the core components of a skincare routine, regardless of skin type. Not to be mistaken, with a hydrator,...
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50 Brands That Test on Animals: Beauty and Skincare Companies and Products to Avoid

Animal testing with skincare and beauty products has been a history of abuse and pseudoscience. In the last decade or so, regulations on animal testing for cosmetic products have become stricter. Still, major brands test on animals, despite claims of cruelty-free practices, to compete in selecting...
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Hugo Boss: Boss Bottled United Eau de Parfum

  The new, more intense version of the Boss Bottled United fragrance from 2018 has been on the market since April 2021 in an attractive, dark gray metallic bottle. The United concept is the same as the first edition, where famous football players are in an advertising campaign favoring the concept of team play. Inspired by the most intense and joyful moments of celebration in sport, BOSS B... Read full article: Hugo Boss: Boss Bottled United Eau de Parfum from Fragrantica Perfumes and Colog...
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Select Items On Sale at Ulta

A few new items to hit the sale rack at today! Here’s a few items that caught my eye: Smashbox Be Legendary Cream Lipstick $14 It Cosmetics Multitasking Star Foundation Brush $15 YSL Mon Paris Collection Travel Set $22 Hipdot PEEPS Eyeshadow Palette $12 Hipdot PEEPS Sponge Set $18 Becca Ultimate Lipstick Love $17 Enjoy! Where to buy Ulta You may also enjoy... Bobbi Brown Greige Fall 2015 CollectionFree Sephora Facial Mask No Purchase RequiredSleek Makeup Free Worldwide Delive...
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Lena Dunham announces plus-size fashion range: ‘There’s so much judgment’

Girls creator aims to fight idea that bigger women are ‘stupid’ and remove ‘huge barrier to entry’ into the fashion worldAnnouncing her own plus-size fashion range on Monday, the writer and actor Lena Dunham said her aim was to stop the perception that plus-size women are “stupid”.The five-piece collaboration with 11 Honoré follows the Girls creator’s catwalk debut last year, for 16Arlington at London Fashion Week. Continue reading...
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James Charles' underage sexting scandal lands makeup brand Morphe in hot water

Influencer James Charles recently addressed allegations that he was having inappropriate conversations with minors on Snapchat. Presley Ann / Getty Images James Charles recently addressed accusations that he had flirtatious conversations with minors on Snapchat. He apologized for being 'reckless' and said he was unaware that they were underage when the interactions began. Makeup brand Morphe is being criticized for not speaking out against Charles and continuing to promote his prod...
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The New Kenzo Flower By Kenzo Eau de Toilette

  Gentle but fearless, radiant and untamed, the new fragrance of the KENZO Flower collection captivates with its airiness and lightness and hopes for sensuality. The new creation is based on the style of the popular collection launched with the first edition in 2000, which to this day has received various versions inspired by a combination of urban life and untouched nature. The new FLOWER B... Read full article: The New Kenzo Flower By Kenzo Eau de Toilette from Fragrantica Perfumes and Co...
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Podcast #697: Social Psychology Won’t Save Us

When it comes to proposed solutions to life’s problems, whether on an individual or societal scale, the four most commonly used words these days are “According to a study . . . ” This phrase is used by journalists and media outlets; we certainly use it a lot in AoM articles. And it’s used in the rationales that are forwarded for implementing some new program in a school or other institution.  My guest, however, questions whether we really should be lending the research of social psychologists...
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Beauty Finds by ULTA Beauty Summer Essentials Kit On Sale

Use code 945671 and get the new Beauty Finds by ULTA Beauty Summer Essentials Kit for $15.50. The set includes: Cetaphil Daily Facial Cleanser (0.2 oz) Coola Full Spectrum 360° Refreshing Water Mist Organic Face Sunscreen SPF 18 (0.3 oz) Cotz Face Prime & Protect Tinted Spf 40 (0.3 oz) Derma E Scar Gel (0.5 oz) Freeman Almond Milk Peel Spout (1.1 oz) Garnier Micellar Cleansing Water All-In-1 Cleanser & Waterproof Makeup Remover (1.0 oz) Hempz Cbd Face Off Gentle Exfoliating Facial Scrub (2.0 o...
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Glowing – nourishment, movement and transformation. The 2021 edition.

Part 3 – Movement.  Movement. How are you moving in 2021? How does your body feel? Pause. Listen. She’s always talking to you. As we enter the renewal of spring let’s move together for part 3 of my series. Rather then share my workout regime, (see my fitness diary for a detailed behind the scenes), […] Glowing – nourishment, movement and transformation. The 2021 edition.
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Farmacy 20% Off With Up to 8 Free Gifts

Farmacy’s Friends and Family sale is still on! Farmacy 20% Off Friends and Family Sale has begun! Use code FARMACYFAM and get 20% Off your total! Yes, it works on the brand new Hyaluronic Acid Plumping Serum as well! Spend $85 and get Green Clean cleansing balm 12ml, Whipped Greens Cleanser 10ml and Very Cherry Bright serum 5ml free or orders of $125 or more get Green Clean cleansing balm 12ml, Whipped Greens cleanser 10ml, Very Cherry Bright serum 5ml, Honey Halo moisturizer 9ml, Honey Potio...
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Lowest Prices Of the Season at Macy’s

Quite a few beauty items are marked down at Macy’s at the moment and some are the lowest we’ve seen on these items. Also, Becca Ultimate Love Lipstick is on sale for $17! All shades are in stock! Here’s a few I came across: Pur x Barbie Endless Possibilities II Eyeshadow Palette $13.60 Pur x x Barbie Lit Mist Illuminating Setting Spray $12.80 Tarte Cosmetics Live, Love, Clay Eye Set $25 StriVectin Blurfector For Eyes Lid & Undereye Brightening Primer $20 Bare Minerals Gen Nude Eyeshadow Palett...
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Jill Biden’s fishnet stockings are receiving mixed reactions

Jill Biden turned heads on a flight back to the White House by sporting a pair of fishnet stockings — sparking debate online over whether the garment was first-lady material. Biden, 69, received a mixed reaction after she was seen disembarking from the plane from California Thursday at Andrews Air Force Base in Maryland in the...
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Gay Hookup Apps

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Scented Mask Stickers: A New Way of Scenting Your Days During the Pandemic

As we know, the use of masks has taken away from us the pleasure of smelling nature, perfumes, food, and everything else, in order to keep ourselves safe and and to protect others during the pandemic. The scent experience has been reduced to only enjoyment in private, mainly. So, it's interesting that the French house of Officine Universelle Buly à Paris has come up with an innovative produc... Read full article: Scented Mask Stickers: A New Way of Scenting Your Days During the Pandemic from Fr...
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New Eye Creams Available at Sephora to Score During the Spring Savings Event

The Sephora Spring Savings Event for Rouge starts this week! Rouge Members get 20% off with promo code OMGSPRING starting April 9th! VIB and BI you’ll shop to but at a later date! One of my biggest treats to haul during the Sephora sales would be skincare and this year I seem to have more on my list than normal. Here’s some new eye creams you might want to check out! Josie Maran Argan Pro-Retinol Eye Cream $33 After Discount Launching tomorrow Josie’s newest eye cream features Pink Algae...
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25% Off All Orders at Bobbi Brown + 2 Free Full-Size Items, Free Makeup Bag, and More (Customize Your Freebies)

Enjoy 25% Off your total order at no code required, discount on checkout plus spend $85 and create a custom gift with purchase that includes two full-size items, a makeup bag, and a mini skincare item. For your full-size items you can select a full-size eyeshadow, gel eyeliner, mascara, lipgloss, lipstick, even Crushed Liquid Liquid Lip Color! For your mini you can select Vitamin Enriched Eye Base (It’s amazing! Trust me!), face toner, mini face cream, and more! There are also ...
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Ariana Grande Cloud 3.4 oz $39 + Free Shipping

The larger bottle of Ariana Grande Cloud Perfume is $39 at with free shipping! This is a killer price and well worth picking up. Enjoy! Where to buy Walmart You may also enjoy... 30 to 40% Off LancomeSephora Play August Unboxing and ReviewBRTC Vitamin C Velvet Mask ReviewNew Blushes and Blush Palettes to Make Your Cheeks Pop This Summer The post Ariana Grande Cloud 3.4 oz $39 + Free Shipping appeared first on Musings of a Muse.
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