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Review: L’Occitane Violette & Rose De Mai EDT

Roses are red, violets are blue and has L’Occitane got a fragrance for you. Good, eh? I just came up with that. Violette & Rose De Mai* eau de toilette is their new summer scent and I’ve not stopped wearing it since I got hold of a bottle of it. Created by perfumer Violaine Collas this limited edition fragrance has been exclusively designed to celebrate L’Occitane’s 40th anniversary. Rose-based fragrances are my favourite so I had a very good feeling about Violette & Rose De Mai and my instincts were right: this is gorgeous. It’s also long-lasting. I spritzed some

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Review: Pimps & Pinups’ Rose Oil Shampoo & Conditioner

Pimps & Pinups is a hair salon in London’s Shoreditch which has just launched its first collection of hair products exclusively online to asos.com. Their Rose Oil shampoo and conditioner is new and I was recently sent samples to try. Suitable for all hair types, including coloured and chemically treated hair, the sweet smell of roses is evident from opening the bottles and yes, it leaves your hair fragranced. Rose oil is renowned for its anti-inflammatory, anti-bacterial and moisturising properties, and this duo has left my hair feeling nourished. However, the products are not sulphate-free so avoid if you have glue-bonded

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Review: Clarins BeautyBAR

As a beauty blogger, I should have a regime that runs like clockwork. In reality I am just like most people – normal. I am great at getting my brows threaded every 3 weeks without fail but lousy at having facials and massages. I don’t deem them as self-indulgent or luxurious when they improve your well -being, it’s just the problem of trying to shut down and let someone else take care of you that a lot of busy folk like myself have difficulty in fitting into our routines. Clarins has come to the rescue with its newly launched BeautyBAR

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