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Can’t buy me love, but you can buy me a “Hard Days Night” spa treatment at Lush Spa. I recently had the good fortune to experience a taste of this brand new spa offering at Lush Spa’s Upper East Side location in NYC and it was everything I hoped it would be…and then some.
Lush Fresh Hand Made Cosmetics is an iconic British beauty brand that has its roots in the 1907s in England. They are a very green company with a heart – and their brand’s cause is fighting against testing on animals and fighting for organic ingredients and giving back. The brand’s motto is simple: “we believe in protecting people
Most hair stylists and colorists recommend not washing hair every day as it can strip oils. I often follow this rule, but after one day of not lathering up, my fine color-treated hair looks limp and greasy. That’s why I’m a huge fan of dry shampoo. It not only refreshes hair in between washes, but also adds great body and texture to fine hair like mine.
Most of the time I shy away from hair products that are overly scented, but the new Alterna bamboo style cleanse extend translucent dry shampoo ($22) in mango coconut and sheer blossom smell heavenly and soak up my greasy roots without leaving any chalky residue. A few spritzes of the light aerosol spray to roots added tons of volu
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Visitors to the Big Apple as well as New Yorkers can sniff to their hearts content at the newly re-vamped fragrance floor at the Saks Fifth Avenue flagship in Manhattan. No longer hidden among a forest of scents, cutting-edge, artistic brands like Le Labo and Kilian, as well as the most dignified of classic favorites like Hermès and Chanel have their own freestanding mini-shops.
Ten days of special events to celebrate the floor’s unveiling kicked off last week, but you are not too late to catch a few, including.
October 2 – A retrospective of the seven generations of Creed fragrance creations.
October 3 – Celebrate Bond No. 9’s 10th anniversary with a Fine Fragrance Happy H
Extend the spirit of summer with fragrances that capture the breezy lightness of the warm weather months.
Jour d’Hermes (1.6 oz. EDT, $108) is a literal tribute to the earth mother in all of us as well as our liberated sophisticated sides. Created by Hermes perfumer Jean-Claude Ellena, Jour d’Hermes is a joyful sun dappled bouquet of summer flowers. You’ll catch notes of jasmine, gardenia, sweet pea, and my all time favorite summer aroma, orange blossom. It’s a carefully crafted fragrance that features just a twist of citrus in its top notes, and an overall grounding but fresh greenness, just like summer grass.
For water babies and beach lovers, nothing embodies the Margaritavi