Twenty years after the launch of For Her, one of the most successful fragrances imagined by a fashion designer, Narciso Rodriguez parfums opens a new chapter with All of Me, an elegant floral eau de toilette that reinterprets femininity for a new generation of women and celebrates individuality and self-expression. French perfumers Dora Baghriche and Daphné Bugey combined the iconic scent of rose with another flower, traditionally not used in feminine perfumery – geranium, a quintessentially masculine ingredient. “By fusing geranium with this iconic flower, the rose becomes racier, more modern, denser and deeper,” says Bugey. In addition to this rose-geranium accord, the fragrance is built around six different musc notes that are blended together as well as milky notes.
Geometric and yet curvaceous, the prismatic bottle conceived by Narciso Rodriguez himself, symbolizes the many facets of each individual woman – the full spectrum of her colors diffracted through its kaleidoscopic form.
Narciso Rodriguez parfums introduces a new muse to represent the new era of All of Me. As well as starring on the covers of coveted titles such as Vogue, Harper’s Bazaar, Dazed and i-D, Argentinian model Mica Argañaraz is both a painter and an activist, who speaks out for humanitarian causes and donated a significant portion of her fashion week earnings in 2022 to Ukrainian aid. The relationship between Narciso and Mica began on the runway, when Mica walked for the designer’s Spring/Summer 2016 show. “I chose Mica as the face of All of Me because she has a really cool confidence,” explains Narciso Rodriguez. “She is warm, charismatic, and comfortable in her own skin.”
A MASCULINE FRAGRANCE WOMEN LOVED TO USE FOR THEMSELVES
The new Collection Héritage by Parisian cult brand Roger&Gallet celebrates the return of two unique colognes with timeless appeal and elegance.
A green note synonymous with freshness and vivacity, vetiver has played a key role in the history of the House of Roger&Gallet. As early as 1872, the brand boldly created a “vetiver for handkerchiefs”, a luxurious essence that elegant women and their husbands used to refresh themselves on sunny days, while on holiday on the French and Italian coasts.
Out of the entire Roger&Gallet men’s range, Vetyver is the House’s fragrance that women most often spirit away from their husbands or boyfriends. It was therefore clear that this unmistakable cologne with a deeply rooted heritage scent, would be ideal for a unisex fragrance. The refined citrus scent unleashes a noble vetiver note, enhanced by a crisp citrus accord that accentuates the composition’s sparkling facet.
The House of Roger&Gallet also relaunches Amande Persane. Inspired by the enchanting gardens of Persia, Amande Persane Fragrant Wellbeing Water is an invitation to indulge in delectable pleasures. A heart of almond essential oil, tangerine and tonka bean creates a fusional and exhilarating fresh trail.
ANNE HATHAWAY, SHISEIDO’S NEW BRAND AMBASSADOR
She recently played a nasty Grand High Witch in The Witches. But without the witch make-up and the ugly witch feet and hands, Anne Hathaway looks more like Snow White. Her radiant and flawless skin as well as her amazing personality are the perfect combination for her new job as beauty ambassador for Japanese luxury skincare brand Shiseido. The 40-year old Academy Award-winning actress recently said that she had been using Shiseido products for the last 15 years.
Shiseido’s latest ad campaign with Anne Hathaway has been shot for the launch of LiftDefine Radiance Night Concentrate, which is a response to the skin lifting, firming and radiance-boosting needs of women over 40 who want their skin to look youthful.
The skin’s ability to regenerate decreases with age. Skin tissue loses essential volume and the facial contours lose definition. The skin also contains a vertical anti-sagging system which disappears with age, resulting in skin sagging.
According to Shiseido, “a high density of arrector pili muscles in the face helps prevent sagging and maintain a youthful appearance by resisting vertical sagging caused by gravity”. Shiseido’s new lifting complex combats skin sagging by supporting the skin’s natural anti-gravity system with licorice extract, which is rich in a multitude of active molecules, and by supporting skin’s natural regeneration during the night using a trio of active ingredients. Moreover, Shiseido has developed a tailor-made massage technique based on the positioning of muscle cells, in order to strengthen the so-called Dynamic Belt and stretch the jaw area.
LA VIE EN ROSE
Very Rose, one of the visually most beautiful collections by French cult brand Nuxe, is a feast for the eyes and would thrill even Emily Cooper (Lily Collins), the star of Emily in Paris!
Four new body care products of the iconic range envelop the body in a subtle scent of delicate rose. The rose oil is extracted from the petals of May Roses gathered in Morocco. Known for its rich content of fatty acids, it helps to moisturize dry skin.
The Very Rose Soothing Moisturizing Body Milk 24H is enriched with a rose oil extract that moisturizes the skin intensively. The silky cream with a non-greasy finish is rapidly absorbed. The Very Rose Hand and Nail Cream, formulated with organic aloe vera and a rose oil extract, moisturizes, soothes and protects hands and nails. Put the small tube in your handbag and apply the hydrating cream with the delicate rose scent any time of the day.
The Very Rose Shower Gel contains rose floral water, an ingredient known for its gentle and soothing action on all skin types, including very sensitive skin. Its jumbo size (750 ml) is ideal for daily use. Last but not least: The Rose Fragrant Water is an olfactory immersion in the heart of the rose. Grapefruit, raspberry, blackcurrant and clementine come together with floral notes in a vibrant and voluptuous fragrant trail, reflected in the gradient luminous pink spectrum on its bottle.
LEMON MERINGUE FOR SOFT LIPS AND HANDS
Add a sweet touch to your beauty routine and discover a new Nuxe lip and hand care range which combines a delectable lemon meringue scent with the moisturising and softening properties of botanical oils.
The Sweet Lemon skincare trio moisturises, softens and protects dry and very dry skin providing a sense of comfort all day long.
The non-greasy texture of the Sweet Lemon Hand Cream rapidly melts into the skin and provides an instant moisturising effect. The Sweet Lemon Lip Stick is enriched with ultra-nourishing shea butter and leaves a smooth, non-sticky finish on the lips. And last but not least, the Sweet Lemon Lip Balm comes in a small lime green glass jar and has an ultra-sensorial melting texture and a lovely scent.
SKINCARE – WHEN PARIS MEETS SEOUL
Skin Hero Peeling, the latest beauty product by Erborian, a very successful French-Korean cosmetics brand, contains ginseng, a super ingredient used in traditional Korean herbal medicine to smooth and even out the complexion, and a subtle blend of 10% AHA, BHA, and PHA exfoliating acids developed in the lab, to refine the surface of the skin and eliminate dead cells and sebum. Moreover, it unclogs pores and reduces the appearance of pigmentation spots.
Erborian’s new peeling provides an optimal pH balance. It eliminates the risk of redness or skin sensitisation. Use it once a week in the evening on perfectly cleansed skin.
FOR A SMOOTHER AND MORE LUMINOUS SKIN
The Merveillance Lift wrinkle-correcting-firming collection by French cosmetics brand Nuxe consists of five anti-aging products with micro-algae oil. The formulas contain a minimum of 96% ingredients of natural origin. The new Merveillance Lift Firming Radiance Cream contains an exceptional active ingredient extracted from a micro-algae cultivated in Brittany. It strengthens the skin’s structures and comes in a universal healthy glow shade. Its melting texture instantly enhances the radiance of all complexions. The skin looks smoother and more luminous, wrinkles are less visible.
HYDRATION BOOST FOR GEN Z
In winter, most women need skincare that boosts hydration. Two new products have just joined the iconic Nuxe Crème Fraîche skincare range featuring simple and effective formulas for the 18 to 30 years old.
The Glow Rich Moisturizing Cream 48H provides a radiance boost for normal to dry skin while moisturizing it thanks to a formula combining organic argan oil and active citrus cells. Moreover, it features a 100% natural scent with notes of orange blossom.
The Reviving Mosturising Eye Cream is enriched with botanical caffeine which stimulates the skin’s microcirculation and reduces signs of fatigue below the eyes. Its light texture is rapidly absorbed into the skin, the eye area appears smoother and brighter.
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