Photo Credit: Estee Lauder
The advent of a vibrant fall brings crisp scents of cinnamon, hot cocoa, gingerbread, and everything that’s spicy and warm. A fall fragrance wardrobe typically means warm scents, but that doesn’t mean florals go out the window. And this season, hair care and home care welcome some new aroma profiles as well. Here are a few fragrances to get you into the mood:
Estee Lauder Modern Muse ($98)
The new Estee Lauder fragrance is a tribute to all things confident, powerful, individual, and feminine. The novel “dual impression” structure means it connects to women in two contrasting ways: one, through a sparkling Jasmine Accord with exotic mandarin, honeysuckle nectar, and jasmine sambac; and
Photo Credit: Bond No. 9
Fragrance house Bond No. 9 is taking a bit of a trip. The New York City-centric perfume maker is heading to hyperspace with it’s first ever Internet fragrance, simply called HTTP://WWW.BONDNO9.COM (ARV $250)
From Riverside Drive to Coney Island, Bond No. 9 fragrances are generally scented evocations of New York City neighborhoods, until now. Timed to correspond with its 10th anniversary, HTTP:// expands the company’s scope to include a much larger village, anyone and everyone online.
According to Bond, the new scent targets “computer literati, twitterati, glamour-ati, techies, wonks, geeks, skypers, googlers, bloggers, and anyone else who wants to connect with the modern world.
Earth Day is a great time to evaluate your carbon footprint, including how your beauty products impact the environment. Your skin and overall health will benefit from the green choices you make.
“You’ve made the switch to organic fruits and veggies. So if you don’t put toxic chemicals in your mouth, you shouldn’t slather them on your face and body either. My general rule: if you can’t pronounce the ingredients, don’t buy it,” says Madeline Breen, manager for The Nature Conservancy
It’s equally important to choose packaging that is kind to Mother Earth. “You can leave a lighter footprint on our landfills by looking for brands that choose recyclable materials in their
The entrepreneurial spirit behind some of our favorite beauty brands was honored by Cosmetic Executive Women (CEW) at the organization’s 37th Annual Achiever Awards luncheon held on Monday, November 12, at the Waldorf Astoria in New York City. The awards recognized the powerhouses behind Bond No 9, Fresh, and CoScentrix, as well as a Nordstrom executive.
“I love this event and everything it represents, honoring women from big and large companies, who have devoted their lives to the beauty industry,” stated Carlotta Jacobson, president of CEW, who spoke to a full house, even though the event had been rescheduled because of Hurricane Sandy.
Laurice Rahmé, president and founder o