All posts tagged: luxe

Guerlain Crème de Beauté Pure Radiance Cleansing Cream

When Guerlain does cleansers, they’re sure to be a high end, luxurious, out of this world experience. So when the Guerlain Crème de Beauté Pure Radiance Cleanser* arrived on my doorstep, how could I resist? One fifth of a new set of cleansers, there’s also a mousse, a milk, a micellar water and a bi-phase eye-makeup remover, but you know me, I’m a cream and balm cleanser girl through and through! The entire 5-piece range is inspired by the ancient Nigella Damascena flower, which, shortly put, neutralizes the oxidation reactions caused by environmental pollution and UV-radiation. Free radicals are kept at bay, allow the skin to breathe and renew on a cellular level. So far the science class! First thing I notice is that beautiful, luxe-exuding, guilded letters adorned glass jar that quite honestly is as heavy as it looks. Not one to be pushed away in a leftover dark corner of my bathroom cabinet, the size and looks of this cleanser demand to be placed centre stage! But when a product looks and smells this good, expectations …

Wishlist Wednesday – Aerin fragrances

I’ve been grinning like a Cheshire cat ever since February 11, and the reason for that is very clear. That day was the very day the lustworthy, covetable and delectable Aerin fragrances finally found their way to the Belgian market. I lusted and hovered over her beauty and fragrance collection last time I was in London, and still regret not bringing home that Evening Rose I fell in love with. Fashion, lifestyle and beauty, all rolled into one brand, breathing femininity, elegance and class. Founded by Aerin Lauder, granddaughter of Estée Lauder herself, this luxury lifestyle brand encompasses fragrances, beauty, fashion and home deco, each and every item exuding Aerin’s personal, impeccable taste (just google the images of her Aspen home!) Her first foray into her own brand was the launch of her 5 signature scents: Evening Rose, Ikat Jasmine, Amber Musk, Gardenia Rattan and Lilac Path. Each and every one highly personal and based on emotions, dreams and memories, these fragrances represent 5 situations that can have this immediate effect of wellbeing on anyone, …