Summer fragrances: your complete guide

summerscentsFragrances are deeply personal products. Finding your favourite fragrance, one that perfectly reflects your personality and your tastes, is no mean feat. We associate perfumes with people, occasions and certain periods of our lives. One fragrance might take you back to a family Christmas from your childhood, while another might trigger memories of a long, blissful holiday from several years back. Moving away from your favourite perfume to another can be slightly daunting. A new season is the perfect time to make the leap and diversify your fragrance collection! Read on for your complete guide to choosing a summer fragrance. Continue reading


Five top Father’s Day fragrance picks

Special DadFather’s Day: Sunday 21st June 2015. Chosen a present for your old man yet? Father’s Day is one of those occasions that tends to sneak up on us – with only days to go, it’s time to choose a gift! It’s all too easy to get your dad his usual bottle of scotch or a new-fangled gadget, but often these gifts tend to lack the personal touch. Want a gift for dad that’s classic, sophisticated, yet deeply personal? How about a fragrance? If you’re not sure what scents your dad likes or you can’t find his usual cologne, take a look at these top fragrance brands for some great Father’s Day gift ideas!

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How to achieve a summer glow without damaging your skin

1 - Summer glow

To us, making the most of the summer means spending time achieving that desirable summer glow. Did you know that when your skin tans it is because your skin cells are becoming darker to protect you from the sun’s dangerous rays and radiation? This radiation is known as ultraviolet (UV) radiation  – the dangerous ones that can ultimately cause cancer are known as UVA and UVB. It is impossible to eliminate all risk of being exposed to the sun’s UV radiation, but there are ways of significantly reducing the negative impacts of UV, so don’t worry! Just remember, next time you hit the beach, stop and think: do you have adequate skin protection? Continue reading