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DSquared2 Competition

WIN one Wood Pour Femme Collection and one Wood Pour Homme Collection! 

For us, the Dsquared2 Wood Pour Homme and Wood Pour Femme ranges mark the perfect transition between summer and autumn. As the vibrant composition of Sicilian mandarin and raspberry leaf (Pour Femme) and Sicilian lemon (Pour Homme) still keep the scents light whilst their woody base notes feel at home as the weather begins to turn.

So we’re giving away one Wood Pour Femme Collection (worth £142.50) and one Wood Pour Homme Collection (worth £143.00)!  To enter, simply tell us what top note scent Wood Pour Homme and Wood Pour Femme have in common!

DSquared2 Wood Pour Femme Prize:

1. Wood Pour Femme Eau de Toilette Spray 100ml

2. Wood Pour Femme Shower Gel 200ml

3. Wood Pour Femme Body Lotion 200ml

Wood Pour Homme Prize:

1. Wood Pour Homme Eau de Toilette Spray 100ml

2.Wood Pour Homme Shower Gel 250ml

3.Wood Pour Homme Aftershave Balm 100ml

More about the fragrances…

Both fragrances are designed around the characteristics of wood – strong and sturdy, with a complex structure that makes them truly unique.  

Wood Pour Femme

Wood Pour Femme is a contemporary and vibrant composition with Sicilian mandarin and raspberry leaf expressing joy and vivacity, combined with lily of the valley and magnolia which add fresh ethereal notes.  The infusion of precious and seductive osmanthus and jasmine reveals intense femininity, whilst notes of white woods and cedar, along with the depth of ambrox, round out a Floral – Woody perfume with an unmistakable character.

 

  • Top notes: Sicilian mandarin, raspberry leaf, lily of the valley and magnolia
  • Heart notes: Osmanthus and jasmine
  • Base notes: Ambrox, white woods, and cedar

 

Wood Pour Homme

Wood Pour Homme is a powerful, distinctive and masculine fragrance that opens with the Mediterranean freshness of Calabrian bergamot, mandarin and Sicilian lemon and is enriched with elegant, sharp notes of ginger. Vibrant heart notes of violet leaf and cardamom contrast with the distinct sensuality of ambrox in the base, where a modern blend of white woods and vetiver rounds out this Woody – Floral fragrance. 

  • Top notes: Calabrian bergamot, mandarin, lemon and ginger
  • Heart notes: Violet leaf and cardamom
  • Base notes: Ambrox, white woods, and vetiver

 

 

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T&C: Entries close midnight 30/09/2019, UK only. Two winners will be chosen at random from all entries via the allbeautyHQ Blog Page. One winner will receive x1 Wood Pour Homme Eau de Toilette Spray 100ml, x1 Wood Pour Homme Shower Gel 250ml and x1 Wood Pour Homme Aftershave Balm 100ml and one additional winner will receive x1 Wood Pour Femme Eau de Toilette Spray 100ml, x1 Wood Pour Femme Shower Gel 200ml and x1 Wood Pour Femme Body Lotion 200ml. We regret no alternative is available. We reserve the right to re-draw a winner if we do not hear from you within 3 working days. Please note that the winner’s address may be passed on to a third party supplier of the prize for the purpose of dispatching the prize only. No details will be retained by allbeauty or the supplier.

Redken Competition

Win the Redken Frizz Dismiss Collection worth £133.15!

There is nothing quite as unpredictable as the weather. Now, however, your hair can be prepared (even if you’ve left the umbrella at home)! The new Frizz Dismiss collection from Redken provides frizz control, humidity protection and smoothing for all hair types in an instant, come rain or shine.

Frizz Dismiss Prize:

x1 Frizz Dismiss Shampoo 300ml

x1 Conditioner 250ml

x1 Mask 250ml

x1 Rebel Tame 250ml

x1 Instant Deflate 125ml 

x1 Anti-static Oil Mist 125ml 

To win the whole collection, simply enter below by telling us which product you’re most looking forward to trying:

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T&C : Entries close midnight 30/09/2019, UK only. One winner will be chosen at random from all entries via the allbeautyHQ Blog Page. The winner will receive x1 Frizz Dismiss Shampoo 300ml, x1 Conditioner 250ml, x1 Mask 250ml, x1 Rebel Tame 250ml, x1 Instant Deflate 125ml and x1 Anti-static Oil Mist 125ml. We regret no alternative is available. We reserve the right to re-draw a winner if we do not hear from you within 3 working days. Please note that the winner’s address may be passed on to a third party supplier of the prize for the purpose of dispatching the prize only. No details will be retained by allbeauty or the supplier. 

Benefit Giveaway: Win A City Lights Party Nights Set

Win a fabulous Benefit makeup set in our party season giveaway!

Get set for a “sexy soiree” with this gorgeous set from makeup maestros Benefit. Included are products for brows, cheeks, lips and eyes worth over £48. Make this year the year you party in style – and it’s perfect for that last-minute touch-up after a mistletoe incident!

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Here’s what’s included in the set:

  • Precisely, My Brow Pencil in 3 (full size)
  • Dandelion Twinkle (mini)
  • They’re Real! Double The Lip in Nude Scandal (fun-size)
  • They’re Real! Mascara in Jet Black (fun-size)
  • Cosmetic bag (mock snakeskin with a shimmer to make a unicorn blush)

Father’s Day Competition: WIN A Bumper Box of men-ü Products Worth £150

Our Father’s Day Competition 2017 is a bumper box of gift wrapped men-ü products, worth a whopping £150!

This year, one lucky Dad is going to receive everything he needs for the perfect grooming experience. The prize in our Father’s Day competition is a bumper box of  men-ü products worth over £150! Everything from shaving cream to shampoo, moisturiser to facial wash, hair styling wax to a shaving brush, plus a men-ü wash bag to keep essentials in.

To enter our competition, just pop in your details below. We’ll pick a winner on Monday 12th June 2017 and dispatch it to you (or Dad) in time for the big day. We’ll even gift wrap the whole set so it’s ready to present.

Competition open to UK only. For full T&C please click here.

Weleda Spring Giveaway: WIN This Fantastic Bike Worth £250!

The lovely team at Weleda have given us this fantastic Dutch bike worth £250 to give to one lucky winner. Keep reading for your chance to win!

This summer, how would you like to get out and about on a genuine Dutch bike? The lovely team at Weleda have given us one (worth £250!) so for your chance to enter, just answer the easy question below.

Please note: delivery to mainland UK only. Assembly required on receipt. Box of produce not included.

The Moschino Scent Guide – Plus Fragrance Giveaway!

Our Moschino Fragrance Guide lifts the lid on the fragrances  by the Italian fashion house. Plus we have a fantastic spring giveaway!

Moschino scent guideA luxury fashion house established in 1983, Moschino (pronounced mos-key-no) is famous for its ready to wear clothing and accessories, all created with a wicked sense of fun and a eye on social issues. Showbusiness is very much a part of the Moschino brand and collaborations on costumes for Lady Gaga, Madonna and Kylie helped cement this.
moschino scent guide cheap-and-chic-vector-266Moschino the brand is an umbrella for several smaller ranges, including Cheap And Chic (their women’s line) and Love Moschino. Into this colourful mix comes the Moschino fragrance collection, created in 1987 and now a worldwide success.

Moschino Fragrance Guide – Fragrance Index

Moschino FemmeMoschino Moschino Femme Eau de Toilette Spray 75ml 1987
An Oriental fragrance for evening wear.
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Moschino HommeMoschino Uomo Eau de Toilette Spray 125ml 1998
A refreshing Oriental-Woody fragrance.
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Cheap And ChicMoschino Cheap and Chic Eau de Parfum 50ml 1995
A floral feminine scent for her with fruity undertones.
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Cheap And Chic Stars

Moschino Cheap and Chic Stars Eau de Parfum 50ml

 2014
A floral aroma for her with notes of rose, peony and orange, with a woody base.
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 Chic Petals

Moschino Chic Petals Eau de Toilette Spray 100ml

 2013
Pomegranete, wild strawberry and red ginger combine with hinoki wood in this fragrance for her.
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 ForeverMoschino Forever Refreshing Shower Gel 200ml 2011
An Aromatic Fougere fragrance for him with notes of bergamot, kumquat, clary sage and black pepper.
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 Forever SailingMoschino Forever Sailing Eau de Toilette 100ml  2013
A wonderful citrus fragrance for him, with notes of mint, lavender, grape and patchouli.
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 Fresh CoutureMoschino Fresh Couture Eau de Toilette 100ml  2015
A citrus and floral mix for her, with notes of raspberry, mandarin, peony and woods.
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FunnyMoschino Funny Eau de Toilette 25ml  2007
A floral, fruity scent for her with notes of orange, green tea, redcurrant and pink pepper.
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 Hippy FizzMoschino Hippy Fizz Eau de Toilette Spray 50ml  2008
A sparkling floral scent for her, with notes of raspberry leaf, rose and oakmoss.
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I Love LoveMoschino I Love Love Eau de Toilette Spray 30ml 2004
A fruity floral for her with notes of orange, lemon, grapefruit, cinnamon and tea rose.
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Light CloudsMoschino Light Clouds Eau de Toilette 100ml 2009
A floral romantic fragrance for her, with notes of musk, lotus, cyclamen and vanilla.
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Pink BouquetMoschino Pink Bouquet Eau de Toilette Spray 50ml 2012
Pineapple, pink lily, gingerbread and peach combine in this sparkling, energetic scent for her.
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 Toujours GlamourMoschino Toujours Glamour Eau de Toilette Spray 100ml  2010
Lily of the Valley, redcurrant, cardamon and bitter almond create a mischievious scent for her.
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Moschino Fragrance Guide – Shop The Brand

You can shop each range by clicking the ‘SHOP’ buttons above. Or, to shop all Moschino fragrance at allbeauty click here.

Moschino Giveaway

This spring we’re giving away TWO Moschino Fresh Couture mini sets. These adorable minis are a fantastic way to try the scent – or gift to yourself!

Bomb Cosmetics: Gift Guide

Our Bomb Cosmetics Gift Guide picks the right treat for every person.

Our Bomb Cosmetics Gift Guide is just a taster! To shop the full range available at allbeauty just click here. And keep reading to find out more about Bomb Cosmetics.

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More About Bomb Cosmetics…..

Bomb Cosmetics: Essential Oils

Every single product in the Bomb Cosmetics range contains essential oils. Extracted from plants, fruit and flowers, these oils are the ultimate in scent scensation. As well as giving Bomb Cosmetics products their fabulous scent, they’re also great for your mind and body, helping to lift your mood, soothe your senses and nourish your skin. All essential oils used have been carefully chosen and blended to give the desired effect.

Bomb Cosmetics: 100% Handmade

Handmade is a term that’s loosely used these days, but when Bomb Cosmetics say they’re handmade they really mean it. Every product is made by a member of their 250+ strong ‘Bomb-er Lomb-ers’. So the product you receive has been lovingly crafted and is always slightly unique.

Bomb Cosmetics: Cruelty-Free

Bomb Cosmetics have never and never will test any of their products or ingredients on animals. They also don’t ask any third parties to do the work for them. And, as a company, they refuse to supply any countries that require animal testing by law.

Bomb Cosmetics: Vegan Friendly & Natural Products

All Bomb Cosmetics soaps, candles, potted and bottled products are vegan. As are many of the Blasters, Creamers and Mallows. And, where possible, all products are made from natural ingredients.

To learn more about blasters, polishes, face masks and more, download the complete guide to Bomb Cosmetics here > https://bombcosmetics.co.uk/media/wysiwyg/Bomb-Cosmetics-Product-Guide.pdf

Jimmy Choo Scents – a guide to the range

Hard to believe that Jimmy Choo launched their first fragrance as recently as 2011! Here’s the allbeauty guide to the world of Jimmy Choo perfume and aftershave.

🎄 CHRISTMAS UPDATE: Looking to gift Jimmy Choo perfume or aftershave? Scroll to the end of this post, for tips on which fragrance to choose.

Jimmy Choo Eau de ToiletteThe iconic fragrance, Jimmy Choo Eau de Parfum, was an overnight success in 2011 and lead to the creation of Jimmy Choo Eau de Toilette the following year. In a bottle designed by Jimmy Choo Co-Founder Tamara Mellon, inspired by her love of Murano glass, the idea was to create something that looks perfectly in place on a bedside table.

Since then we’ve been blessed with new creations every year including Flash (in 2013), Exotic (in 2013), Stars (in 2014) and their first fragrance for men, Jimmy Choo Man, in 2014, followed by  2016’s Man Intense and 2017’s Jimmy Choo Man Ice.

Jimmy ChooFronted by Game of Thrones star Kit Harington, Jimmy Choo Man is a surprisingly woody scent with top notes of lavender and mandarin mixed with honeydew melon, pink pepper, geranium and pineapple leaf. Finally the fragrance leaves a lasting scent of patchouli, suede and ambery wood. Since its debut the scent has won numerous awards and is available with complementary products including deodorant and aftershave balm.

Jimmy Choo Man Intense Eau de Toilette Spray 100mlJimmy Choo Man Intense

Released in 2016,  and favourably compared with Bleu de Chanel, Intense is a great day to night fragrance. With top notes of mandarin orange, melon and lavender, middle notes of geranium, black pepper and Artemisia and base notes of patchouli, tonka bean and lavender.

Jimmy Choo Man Ice – The Latest Creation

In 2017 Jimmy Choo announced new Man Ice, a woody aromatic with notes of mandarin, cedar and moss. Already a winner in the Men’s Health Grooming Awards 2017 who called it “light enough to wear year-round but complex enough to keep people guessing. Perfect for date night”.

 

Famous Jimmy Choo Fans – these celebs wore Jimmy Choo at defining moments of their careers:

  • 2002 Halle Berry accepting her Oscar
  • 2006 Keira Knightley at the Golden Globes
  • 2009 Michelle Obama at the presidential inauguration
  • 2009 Sandra Bullock accepting her Oscar
  • 2009 Rihanna winning a Grammy
  • 2011 Natalie Portman accepting her Oscar
  • 2012 Meryl Streep accepting her BAFTA
  • 2013 Beyoncé winning a Grammy

EDP & EDT – There is a difference!
One thing that often catches people out is the difference between Jimmy Choo EDP and EDT. They are quite different scents, when generally the only difference between an Eau de Parfum and an Eau de Toilette is the strength. Most people are strongly one or the other! Here’s the difference:

  • Jimmy Choo EDP is a fruity scent with notes of tiger orchid, sweet toffee caramel and Indonesian patchouli.
  • EDT on the other hand contains exotic tiger orchid blended with tea rose on a woody base. Unlike the debut it does not contain patchouli, instead it contains cedar.

Did You Know? Jimmy Choo Creative Director Sandra Choi created a slipper especially for the launch of Disney’s live action Cinderella. Who better to create the most iconic shoe in the world?

Jimmy Choo Fragrance GuideThe latest women’s offering from this design powerhouse is Jimmy Choo Blossom, which was released in 2015 alongside Jimmy Choo Illicit. Blossom is a glorious mix of red berries and citrus cocktail with a heart of sweet pea and rose and complemented by a base of white musk and sandalwood. Illicit on the other hand is a fiery mix of bitter orange and ginger over a base of warm amber.

Gift Buying: Both Jimmy Choo Flash and Jimmy Choo Illicit are aimed at a younger, party loving, confident female and are great for those in their teens to early 30s. The iconic Jimmy Choo EDP and EDT are suitable for all ages – choose the Eau de Toilette if in doubt as it’s a little lighter and doesn’t contain patchouli which can divide opinion. Blossom is also suitable for any age but targeted at more sophisticated party goers who love cocktails and dancing with the girls. Jimmy Choo Man is for the refined, urban gent with a rebellious spirit and will appeal to those who don’t enjoy heavy, spicy scents. Jimmy Choo Man Ice, the latest fragrance, is a lighter-weight scent that’s ideal for the office and will appeal to most men.

Jimmy Choo allbeautyHQ Fans: Both Jimmy Choo EDT and EDP are immensely popular here at allbeautyHQ (it’s probably our go-to scent!) In fact, allbeautyHQ CRM Manager Trinny chose Jimmy Choo Eau de Toilette as her Spring 2017 wedding scent. Trinny told us it’s her all-time favourite perfume: glamorous and feminine and perfect for her special day.

 

Jimmy Choo continue to excite us with new launches each year – we can’t wait to discover their next move!

Jimmy Choo Fragrances are available at allbeauty at prices to suit everyone!
Prices correct at the time of publish.