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NEW Emporio Armani In Love With You & Stronger With You Intensely

NEW Emporio Armani In Love With You & Stronger With You Intensely + Your Chance To Win!

Together we are shooting stars… NEW Emporio Armani In Love With You and Stronger With You Intensely, plus your chance to win!

Discover Emporio Armani In Love With You and Stronger With You Intensely. The next instalment in the ‘Together Stronger’ campaign, these audacious, addictive scents reflect the personalities of today’s young men and women in search of their own profound love stories. Together, irrisistably in love; every day, stronger.

Emporio Armani In Love With You & Stronger With You Intensely allbeauty blogIn Love With You

A contemporary and passionate blend of raw materials, In Love With You features sweet andaddictive black cherry combined with an ultra-feminine heart of jasmine and elegant notes of patchouli. The champagne rosé tint subtly represents the modern personality of the new fragrance: fruity, floriental and intense.

In Love With You is available in 30ml, 50ml or 100ml at allbeauty.com

Emporio Armani In Love With You & Stronger With You Intensely allbeauty blogStronger With You Intensely

An audacious fragrance due to a contrastful fresh & spicy aromatic top notes obtained thanks to the pink pepper. More addictive, with its signature Sugar Coated Chetsnut Accord in overdose. Warm and spicy notes of Cinnamon push the Chestnut at the very heart of the fragrance.

Stonger With You Intensely is available in 50ml or 100ml at allbeauty.com

 

Your Chance To Win!

The perfect his and hers for Valentine’s Day, we’ve teamed up with Armani Beauty to give one lucky winner the chance to win In Love With You 100ml and Stronger With You Intensely 100ml! To enter, simply fill in the form below and tell us about your ideal Valentine’s day. Good luck ❤

Get The Look: Valentine’s Date Night With Benefit Cosmetics

Get The Look: Valentine’s Date Night, With Benefit Cosmetics

This look is all about giving your make up that little Valentine’s glow… after all: there’s no such thing as too much pink! Check out our video with Benefit Make-Up Artist Amy-Louise to see how it’s done: 

Get The Look:

Step one:

Start with a finished base (foundation, concealer). Apply They’re Real! Mascara to top and bottom lashes, wiggling the wand from the base upward. Use the ball to seperate lashes for an even more dramatic look!

Step two:

To create a rosy glow, sweep Rockateur Cheek Powder across the apples of your cheeks for a romantic look.

Step three:

For cheekbones that glisten in the candlelight, apply Watt’s Up! Highlighter to cheek bones, nose and Cupid’s bow and blend to create a subtle, glowy look.

Step four:

To finish the look  and create gorgeous, fuller lips, sweep They’re Real! Double The Lip 2-in1 lip liner and lipstick to lips. Mwah!

You can shop the entire Roller range from Benefit Costmetics at allbeauty.com!

WIN! Neom Intensive Skin Treatment Candle

WIN! Neom Intensive Skin Treatment Candle

Whatever your relationship status may be, this Valentine’s Day make sure you take some time out to love yourself… and your skin!  

Whether you’re single and loving it, o b s e s s e d with your new boyfriend or girlfriend, or planning to dance the funky chicken on your 75th wedding anniversary (per Baz Lurhman’s famous song Everybody’s Free (To Wear Suncreen), February 14th – aka Valentine’s Day – is a day to celebrate love in all forms, and that includes ourselves!

True Love = A Pamper Session

We’ve teamed up with the wellbeing experts at Neom Organics to give you the chance to win the ultimate pamper session essential: an Intensive Skin Treatment Candle worth £36.00!
A unique. deeply nourishing treatment that’s perfect for all over the body, simply burn your Intensive Skin Treatment Candle  for 30 minutes to create a pool of precious oil (just enough time to soak in a warm bath!). Then simply then blow out the candle flame, allow the oil to cool for 2 minutes and drizzle over any part of the body in need of repair and rehydration. Made with 24 essential oils, you’ll be feeling truly pampered in no time! After all, you deserve it.

Your Chance To Win

Simply enter below for your chance to win a Neom Intensive Skin Treatment Candle in time for Valentine’s Day!

WIN! Tickets To Valentine’s Cinema Screening At The Natural History Museum In Collaboration With Luna Cinema

WIN! Tickets To Valentine’s Cinema Screening At The Natural History Museum In Collaboration With The Luna Cinema

Looking for some alternative plans for Valentine’s Day this year? Look no further! We’ve teamed up with the Natural History Museum in collaboration with The Luna Cinema to give you the chance to win 1 of 3 pairs of tickets to the Valentine’s Cinema in London…

Following a sell-out Halloween season in October, the Luna big screen is returning to the main hall (underneath Hope the blue whale!) at the Natural History Museum for three evenings of incredible Valentine’s cinema from 14-16th February.

With four Valentine’s-themed events, including Golden Globe award-winning ‘A Star is Born’, the romantic classics such as ‘The Notebook’, ‘Pretty Woman’, and ‘Love Actually’, and two anti-Valentine’s screenings –  ‘Kill Bill Vol. 1’ and ‘Thelma and Louise’ – there’s something for everyone.

Luna Cinema Valentine's Movie Sceenings allbeauty blog competition

So whether you’re looking for a classic romcom to snuggle up to, or the perfect antidote to all the sentimental mush, you grab the popcorn and we’ll take care of the rest!

Your Chance To Win!

To be in with a chance of winning 1 of 3 pairs of tickets to the Valentine’s Cinema event at the Natural History Museum, simply answer the following question:

Which animal will you be sitting under at The Luna Cinema, in the Natural History Museum?

  1. Shark
  2. Blue whale
  3. Goldfish

Enter via the form below. Entries close at 11:59PM on Wednesday 6th February 2019. Full T&Cs below.  Good luck!

For more information about Movie Nights At The Museum, or to book tickets, visit www.thelunacinema.com. 

Valentine’s Day 2019: Gift Guide For Him and For Her

This Valentine’s Day we’re playing cupid! So whether you’re shopping for your boyfriend, girlfriend, husband, wife or even your girl-friends, aim for the perfect gift with allbeauty…

 

Looking for more gift ideas? Shop Valentine’s Day 2019 at allbeauty.com – for her, for him, for love.

Prices correct at time of publish

Get The Look – Sexy Waves

This Valentine’s Day, get beautiful sexy waves with our easy tips!

Whatever your hair type, it’s never been easier to get gorgeous sexy waves, and be date night ready. Shop women’s haircare online at allbeauty and shop all Valentine’s Day here.

Sexy Waves – Preparation

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Preparation is 90% of any ‘curl look’ so get your groundwork in and the rest will follow. Skip the heavy treatments this week! Curls stay in best on hair that’s not weighed down, so we recommend using Redken Clean Maniac for perfectly clean, primed hair. If you have fine hair, apply a volumiser to the roots (remember waves add volume of their own, so no need to add it to the lengths). You’ll probably use heat along the way, so a heat protector is vital, and if you find it hard to hold curl, then apply a product to wet hair (after heat protector) to hold everything in place. Seems a lot? Try this genius product from Uniq One that does it all!

How To Get Sexy Waves – Hot Or Cold?

Now you’re ready to start, decide whether you want to use hot tools or a cold method to create your waves. Hot tools give you more control and a groomed finish. Cold methods take longer (usually overnight) but look more ‘un-done’. We’ll focus on hot tools for this post, but for super-easy ways to get heatless curls, see our blog post here (with video guides!)

Party Season Hair Trends 2017For a glamorous ‘done’ look like this one, you’ll want to use curling irons or rollers after you blow-dry. Apply your preparation as above, and make sure you use a curl-setting product before you style, such as TIGI Catwalk Strong Hold Mousse. Be sure to let the hair cool completely before touching, and for extra hold, clip curls in place while they cool. Finish with a spritz of hairspray with added shine to hold the look – for really great hold, try Schwarzkopf Osis+ Session Extreme Hold.

An easy to way to get a more ‘un-done’ version of this look, from office to date, is to roll the hair while damp into a chignon (like this or even easier like this), then shake it loose for the evening.

Party Season Hair Trends 2017

Putting curls into a bob gives you instant wow! This Emma-Stone inspired look is gorgeous and is best achieved using curling irons to get the exact size of curl that you want. For an easy method on shorter hair, twist hair into pin curls and grip to the head with bobby pins. Then clamp each ‘curl’ with the straightening irons for a count of 5 and allow to cool completely before loosening. Shake out the curls with your fingers for a loose look. Be sure to set your straightening irons to a high heat setting before you start, as they need serious heat to lock the cuticle in place.

For faster curl-while-you-style, Click N Curl is a great solution.

More Products We Love To Get Sexy Waves

product imagediva professional Intelligent Digital Beach Curls Wand

The dimples on the wand create loose curls for you, while the barrel is infused with Argan Oil for added shine.

product imagePaul Mitchell Hot Off The Press Thermal Protection Spray

Protects hair from heat while also locking in curls. Can also be used as a finishing spray and is vegan and colour safe.

product imageKMS CurlUp Wave Foam

Enhances wave formation and creates long-lasting waves. Plus up to 72 hours frizz and humidity protection – who doesn’t want that!

product imageMOROCCANOIL Beach Waves Mousse

For those not a fan of salt spray, this mousse creates beachy waves without salt and leaves hair feeling soft and hydrated.

 Kerastase Mousse Bouffante Volumsing Mousse

Creates all-over volume with heat protection and adds all-day hold.

product imageSACHAJUAN  Normal Hair Shampoo

A superb every day shampoo, that leaves hair in superb condition whilst gently cleansing.

Valentine’s Day Moschino Fragrance Giveaway

We’re giving away FIVE bottles of Moschino fragrance just in time for Valentine’s Day – just tell us your most romantic memory!

Our Moschino fragrance giveaway promises a real treat five lucky winners, who’ll each win a bottle of Moschino Gold Fresh Couture Eau de Parfum. Just tell us your most romantic memory below for your chance to win. Entry closes midnight 4th February 2018 and is open to the UK & EIRE.

moschino fragrance fresh couture gold

This Valentine’s Day 2018, we’re giving away five bottles of the gorgeous limited edition release of the fragrance for her by Moschino. The original Fresh Couture fragrance in limited edition gold packaging, Moschino’s Fresh Couture combines fresh and joyful accents to produce a Floral/Woody perfume of tempting femininity. The concept was to juxtapose the most mundane and commonplace of products, the household cleaner, with something so precious, the juice of a luxury brand’s fragrance.

 

  • Top notes of bright accord of mandarin, bergamot and intense, exotic, ylang ylang
  • Middle notes of white peony, osmanthus and raspberry
  • Base notes of clear woods, white patchouli and ambrox

10 Romantic Perfume Bottles We Want To Receive

Our 10 romantic perfume bottles are beauties we’d love to unwrap! Is your favourite listed here?

If in doubt, a romantic perfume bottle makes a great ‘blind buy’! We’ve picked scents – and bottles – that are both romantic and perfect for gifting.

romantic perfume bottles
Diesel Loverdose Eau de Toilette

 

 

 

 

 

 

romantic perfume bottles
Viktor & Rolf Bonbon Eau de Parfum

romantic perfume bottles
Marc Jacobs Daisy Dream Eau de Toilette

 

romantic perfume bottles
Vera Wang Love Struck Eau de Parfum

 

romantic perfume bottles
Anna Sui La Nuit de Boheme Eau de Parfum

 

romantic perfume bottles
DKNY MYNY Eau de Parfum

 

romantic perfume bottles
Dolce Rosa Excelsa Eau de Parfum

 

romantic perfume bottles
Nina Ricci Mademoiselle Eau de Parfum

 

romantic perfume bottles
Juicy Couture Couture La La Eau de Parfum

 

romantic perfume bottles
Chloe Signature Eau de Parfum

 

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Romantic Perfume Bottles

Van Cleef & Arpels Tsar Review – Fragrance For Men

Our Van Cleef & Arpels Tsar review looks at this timeless fragrance for men. Who made it, who wears it and what does it smell like??

Claire Head of Social @allbeauty Flowerbomb Review Our Van Cleef and Arpels Tsar review is by Claire, allbeauty Head of Social Media, with honorary guinea pig Peter, Head of Design.
Claire reviews Van Cleef & Arpels Tsar Eau de Toilette 100ml

Van Cleef & Arpels Tsar Review

Confession time: this fragrance has totally slipped under my radar – big thanks to Peter, our Head of Design, for pointing it out to me. Also apologies to Tsar fans out there, collectively tutting… The Tsar fragrance was launched in 1989, so it’s my guess that back in the 90s it was thought a bit too 80s, however at 18 years old I say that makes it a classic.

Created in 1989, Tsar heralds a strong and definitely unmistakable identity.
– Van Cleef & Arpels

Van Cleef & Arpels are a very high-end French jewelery company, in existence since the late 1800s. Designing pieces for royalty to the rich and famous (and combining both when they created Princess Grace of Monaco’s wedding set), they’re to be found in luxury boutiques around the world.

Inside the Van Cleef & Arpels boutique at 20 Place Vendôme, Paris.

Created by the nose of Philippe Bousseton (who has previously worked with Davidoff), the official notes of Tsar by Van Cleef & Arpels are:

  • Top Notes: Artemisia, Coriander, Lavender, Green Notes, Neroli, Bergamot, Rosemary, Cinnamon
  • Middle Notes: Carnation, Juniper Berries, Tarragon, Orris Root, Jasmine, Caraway, Lily-of-the-valley, Rose, Geranium, Pine Tree
  • Base Notes: Leather, Sandalwood, Tonka Bean, Amber, Patchouli, Musk, Coconut, Oakmoss, Cedar, Vetiver

In fragrance family terms, Tsar is a Woody Aromatic scent. The packaging? Modelled on the Art Deco period of the Twenties, it’s a weighty emerald green glass, with gold lettering. Think quiet, solid and stylish. Fans of history and architecture will totally appreciate these lines.

Van Cleef & Arpels Tsar Review

But what does it smell like? Two words spring to mind: ‘familiar’ and ‘pine’. Tsar is one of those fragrances you spray and say “oh it smells just like…..” but you can’t quite place it. For me, there are throwbacks to Paco Rabanne Pour Homme of the 90s (in a good way). Fresh, clean, forest scented, with an oaky-mossy base. For a fragrance that isn’t citrus, it’s incredibly clean. Like you’ve soaked in the bath and it’s clean sheet night. In the interests of research, we sprayed it onto Peter to get his opinion and note the dry down. On first spray there was that strong, fresh, pine scent again. However fast forward around an hour and Tsar had changed into an oaky-woody scent (though still remaining fresh). In the interests of honesty, Peter tells us he wasn’t sure about this fragrance when we first spritzed him. It was possibly a little too old and (in his words) “soapy”. But after the dry down, his opinion had done a 180 and Peter is now a fan, hurrah (or should we say huzzah…)

Who should wear this fragrance? Men who like to smell fresh and clean. Older men and those who like more traditional scents. We’re not afraid to use the words ‘retro’ and ‘old school’ here. This is a daytime scent we think, suited for straight after the shower.

If you like this then you’ll also like: Mr Burberry by Burberry

So did I like it? Yes. Would I gift it? Yes, but more likely to someone who preferred their classic old-school fragrances, or who likes to smell clean and fresh without announcing they’re wearing a particular branded scent. To put it simply, if he still hankers after Old Spice and Brut, then Tsar is the sophisticated upgrade!

More importantly, would Peter buy it? Yes, and in fact he did!

You can shop Van Cleef & Arpels Tsar at allbeauty.

Valentine’s Pamper Night – The Ultimate How To

A Valentine’s pamper night? Just what the Love Doctor ordered! Show yourself some love and affection with a girl’s night in. Here’s the allbeauty guide to your best pamper night yet.

A Valentine’s pamper night can be your gift to you – or your gift to a friend. All products noted are available from allbeauty at time of publication.

Valentine's Pamper Night

Must-Haves Optional Must-Not-Haves
Dressing Gown & Slippers
Mood music
Hair masque
Cleanser / makeup remover
Face masks
Bath soak
Shampoo & conditioner
Body exfoliator
Scented body lotion
Face serum / treatment balm
Nail kit
Loungewear
Herbal tea
Body brush
Rose petals
Candles
Wine
Chocolates
Nail oil
Meditation CD
Distractions
Interruptions
Stress 

Valentine's Pamper Night

Valentines Pamper NightShop Candles

Let’s get started! Step one of your Valentine’s pamper night is setting the mood. Make sure the room is warm, if possible dim the lights and lay out some candles. Tealights are great, or you could treat yourself to a statement / relaxation candle. Put your mobile on silent, change into a dressing gown and slippers then switch on your music. We think spa music is perfect but if you prefer something more upbeat we’ve got you covered! Head to our YouTube channel and choose our Relaxing Spa Playlist or our Valentine’s Night In

Valentine's Pamper Night

Take off your makeup and apply a deep cleansing, face mask – we love GlamGlow Supermud Clearing Mask. As a pre-step, you may want to steam your face rather than exfoliate: place a chamomile teabag into hot water, then lean over the steam for a tea-infused, relaxing treatment. Apply a nourishing hair mask (such as Kérastase Chronologiste) and relax for around 10 – 15 minutes while your treatments take effect, then rinse off. At this stage, we like to apply a second, soothing mask to nourish the skin while the pores are sensitive – try Guinot Instant Comfort Mask. Valentines Pamper Night

Valentine's Pamper Night

 valentines pamper night Ahhhh time for a long, deep soak… Add a few rose petals to the bathwater and choose your soak of choice. Try thisworks Energy Bank Bath Oil, a luxury containing natural oils to soften the skin. Fans of bubbles will love L’Occitane Lavande Foaming Bath. While you soak, why not use the time to exfoliate body skin. For decadence, we love The Organic Pharmacy Cleopatra’s Body Scrub, a sugar and salt scrub containing rose petals. Finish off with a quick shower to rinse away dead cells, and wash hair if desired.

Valentine's Pamper Night

 valentines pamper night Out of your bath, it’s time to remove your soothing face mask and apply body lotion. Application straight after a bath is a great idea, as the combination of warm, damp skin will lock in moisture. Why not use your favourite fragrance (we love Gucci Bamboo Body Lotion) or this Shea Butter Ultra Rich Body Cream (don’t forget hands and elbows!). Now you can sit down and apply your favourite face serum and night balm. For a real touch of luxury, apply product with a soft, makeup brush. For us it has to be Decléor Aromessence Rejuvenating Night Balm.

Valentine's Pamper Night

 

 valentines pamper night Now that you’re cleansed, clean and moisturised, you can sit back and get some proper relaxation. Feel free to sip herbal tea, hot water and lemon, or a tipple of your choice (chocolates are totally acceptable at this point). If you’d like to give feet some extra love, soak them in a bowl of warm water with sea salt and a few drops of essential oil while you give your nails some TLC. Rub in a little nail oil (or olive oil) then apply a nourishing base coat such as Mavala Mava-Strong Fortifying and Protective Base Coat 10ml. Why not take this time to try something new, such as a french manicure on your toenails? When nails are done, choose a quick mediation to relax to, or some ASMR. We’ve added some favourites to our Pamper Night Playlist (you’ll need headphones for best enjoyment).

Valentine's Pamper Night

Time to change into comfortable loungewear and open the bubbly (if you haven’t already!), check your phone and fire up Netflix.

If you’re staying in this Valentine’s Day, we hope you make time for some ‘me time’ and have a wonderfully, relaxing night.

PS don’t forget to make sure you have clean sheets on the bed for that ultimate clean sheet experience!