La Belle Époque

The Villa Ephrussi De Rothschild was the dream home of Beatrice who was the daughter of the eminent Baron de Rothschild. Some seventeen years after she married the banker Maurice Ephrussi she bought seven hectares of land on the narrow isthmus of land called St Jean Cap Ferrat. The Cap is the most beautiful of […]

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Diptyque: Philosykos Eau de Parfum Review

Fig, fig and more fig! Around since 1996, the unisex fragrance Philosykos has fig and fig leaf notes in top, heart and base notes so it certainly takes the starring role in this classic Diptyque creation. What is especially striking was the unusual pairing of such fresh woody notes with the heavy and creamy coconut heart notes. The  white […]

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When husbands explain make-up…

  After seeing some hilarious posts on other beauty blogs, we decided to try it out for ourselves!   Primer?  Put on bare skin to hold make-up on top? Prepares the surface? Like painting a wall, right? Foundation? Put on over the primer, to texture the skin (?) Another layer to make the make-up stick […]

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PERFUME: A TRULY UNIQUE EXPERIENCE

If you want to experience something that is available to only a select few, come away with a handmade unique product that you have made, and all for less than a 100 euros then this article is for you. Grasse is situated north of Cannes in the hills of the French Riveria and is universally […]

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SALON FINISH GEL NAILS AT HOME?

PRODUCT REVIEW : Ciate Geltox ©Nail Starter Kit I think every modern woman would agree that having polished appearance includes immaculate nails, and in search of this I have spent a fortune at the salon having gel and shellac manicures. Recently, I came across Ciate Geltox© Nail Starter Kit that claims to use your existing […]

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THE CHEMISTRY BEHIND BEAUTIFUL HAIR

  Hair care brands make many claims often misleadingly supported by pseudoscience. It makes it difficult for the consumer to know what is healthy and what is damaging to hair. Before you hand over your money, take a look at the ingredients. Some people recommend: using silk pillow cases, rinsing hair with mineral water, rinsing […]

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