CLEAN.

Clean Perfume

I just had to steal my former office M-W-F’s signature scent. I wasn’t really adventurous with CLEAN variants, as I already love the original one. But, hers also caught my heart’s, or rather, my nose’s desire.

CLEAN Eau de Parfum is a light, breezy concoction of various fruity-floral notes namely litsea cubeba, orange, sweet lime canada goose down women https://www.ogrelarp.com/ canada goose 2015 collection, pink grapefruit, passion lily, rose geranium, and white musk. What I love about it is that it stays and lingers for a while without being overpowering. To me it’s a perfect scent for the young and feminine, but that does not exclude the “young at heart”. 😛

A friend of mine has been a fan of the Shower Fresh variant. One time, I asked for a spritz for some reason I couldn’t remember. She took a bottle from her purse, and handed over to me. To my surprise, it’s CLEAN, only tinged in a shade of blue (or cerulean). I took a whiff,  immediately loved it, and spritzed it onto my pulse points.

CLEAN Shower Fresh is a mixture of lemon, mandarin, orange, jasmine, lily of the valley, orange blossom, sheer woods and musk. It has a distinct floral-fruity scent with a hint of musk as base notes. The scent wears off easily, unlike the original variant. Nonetheless, I still love it, being the less feminine version of the former. Think of Davidoff’s Cool Water or D&G Light Blue. 🙂

I’m for fresh-from-the-shower scents, without being too musky, floral or woody. CLEAN has been one of my few favourites, along with Lanvin Eclat d’Arpege. I was happy to score a couple on sale; I got each for 50% off! Oh yes, I was in olfactory heaven.

Price: Php 1,800/ $38 for a 30 ml (1 oz) bottle, but I got them at Php 900 each. 😀



Week 2: Win Kiehl’s, L’Oreal Total Repair, Majoromantica, L’Oreal White Perfect & Garnier Light Complete!

I would’ve posted this yesterday, but yours truly was a busy bee. August is indeed a month filled with work, work, work! 😛

Anyhoos, here’s the second week of my Grand August Giveaway. Get the chance to win either one of the following:

Kiehl’s Midnight Recovery Concentrate

Kiehl's Midnight Recovery Concentrate

I would’ve given this serum a year ago. But due to unforeseen circumstances, I kept it on hold. Bottle is still sealed for freshness! 🙂

Kiehl’s Midnight Recovery Concencrate is a replenishing elixir of Pure Essential Oils and Distilled Bonatics to visibly rejuvenate stressed skin by morning. I underwent a 15-day challenge using this product.

L’Oreal Total Repair Night Essence, Repairing Treatment & Conditioner

L'Oreal Total Repair Night Essence, Repairing Treatment and Repairing Conditioner - Grand August Giveaway

L’Oreal Total Hair Repair is infused with Cement-Ceramide that promises to repair the top 5 hair problems — hair fall (due to breakage), dryness, dullness, roughness and split ends.

The L’Oreal Total Hair Repair gift pack includes the conditioner, repairing treatment and night essence for deep conditioning and extra hair nourishment.

Majolica Majorca Majoromantica Perfume

Bottle - Majolica Majorca Majoromantica Perfume

Part of the Fake Sleeping collectionMajolica Majorca Majoromantica is a limited edition  fruity-floral perfume. I already made a review here.

Whilst it’s my current favourite, I decided to let go of one of my bottles so I can share the magical scent to you! 😉

L’Oreal White Perfect Moisturising Day Cream

L'Oreal White Perfect Transparent Rosy Whitening Day Cream - Grand August Giveaway

L’Oreal White Perfect Moisturising Day Cream is packed with Melanin Vanish, a technological-breakthrough formula that helps reduce dark spots and visibly brightens the skin. Tourmaline Gemstone helps stimulate skin micro-circulation, giving your skin a more rosy white glow. It’s also packed with SPF 17 to protect your skin against UV-induced darkening which triggers the appearance of brown spots.

Garnier Light Complete Multi-Action Whitening Cream

Garnier Light Complete Multi-action Whitening Cream - Grand August Giveaway

Garnier Light Complete Multi-action Whitening Cream acts on dullness, dark spots, excess oil and acne marks for visibly fairer and clearer skin.

The gift pack consists of 20 and 40ml tubes.film

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Review: Majolica Majorca Majoromantica

Majolica Majorca Majoromantica Perfume
Majoromantica box

Part of Majolica Majorca’s Fake Sleeping chapter, Majoromantica is a fruity-floral perfume in a lovely collectible bottle.

With just one drop of this honey-sweet aphrodisiac from the forest, it will take you into the mysterious forest filled with blooming flowers and fruits. Its thick texture blends well into the skin, giving off a combination of sweet and fruity fragrance.

Top notes: Juicy and Fruity (Juneberry, Strawberry, Raspberry, Pomegranate, Apple, Fig, Mangosteen, Bergamot, Lemon, Mandarin)

Middle notes: Herbal and Floral (Rose, Sweet Pea, Jasmine, Muguet, Gardenia, Chamomile, Clary Sage)

Base notes: Sweet and Romantic (Vanilla, Maple, Brown Sugar, Sandalwood, Amber, Musk, Oakmoss)

It may appear like a complex concoction just by looking at the top, middle and base notes; but, the combination proves to have a nice-smelling outcome which has made me so hooked! 😉

Lovely Bottle, Wand-Like Applicator

Bottle - Majolica Majorca Majoromantica Perfume
Majoromantica Glass Bottle

For starters, Majolica Majorca instantly wins my heart with their ever-lovely packaging. Each never fails to look very interesting and enchanting. The  Majoromantica perfume bottle is no exception. It really looks so pretty and sophisticated, much like a potion bottle you typically see on women’s boudoir. It also has a wand-like applicator that I use when dabbing the perfume on my pulse points.

Applicator Majolica Majorca Majoromantica Perfume
Wand-like applicator

Perfume Concentrate Consistency, Sweet & Juicy Feminine Scent

It has a consistency which resembles a perfume concentrate. I believe it’s more of oil-based than alcohol-based, hence the thick consistency. It has a sweet and juicy feminine scent that I really, really love. I religiously use it day and night. I think I’m addicted to it! It’s neither overpowering nor too faint. It’s just right to my discriminating olfactory senses. 😛

I think it’d go together with a girly outfit – think of Korean/Japanese dressy girls and Zooey Deschanel as a style peg.

Currently, I have 2 bottles of Majoromantica, and my first one is near empty! 😀 I’m thinking of whether I’d keep the second bottle for personal use or give it away for sharing. 😛 Let’s wait and see this August!

Price is at Php 995.




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