Welcome Spring with A Natural, Fruity Fragrance!

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It’s finally the first day of SPRING!!!! Get ready for warmer weather with a fresh new scent from one of our favorite fragrance brands – Lavanila! With invigorating scents like Vanilla Lemon and Vanilla Grapefruit (my personal favorite!) you can at least pretend it’s spring, even thought it really doesn’t feel like it quite yet!!!!!

Not only does Lavanila create luscious and enjoyable scents, but they work them into healthy products like Healthy Deodorant that is aluminum free and luxurious Body Butter that deeply nourishes skin with natural ingredients.

Not sure which scent to choose? Don’t pick one, get three spring scents in one convenient Rollerball Trio for just $39!

Now excuse me while I go indulge in some Vanilla Grapefruit fragrance….

Scents for Mother’s Day – Must-Have Perfumes

Fragrance has the unique ability to conjure memories, capturing a moment in time that you will remember forever. This Mother’s Day, give your Mom a gift that will help create new memories that she can cherish for years to come.

Here are a few of my favorite perfumes this Spring:

Find one that is just right for each of the Moms on your list!

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Enter To Win Lady Gaga Fame Eau De Parfum

To celebrate Lady Gaga’s Fame Eau De Parfum being nominated for a Fragrance Foundation 2013 Choice Award, we are hosting a giveaway for our readers to enter for a chance to win ONE of TWO 3.4 oz bottle of Lady Gaga Fame ($65.00) TWO winners will each receive a bottle of Lady Gaga FAME!

Lady Gaga FAME Perfume

If you are a fan of Lady Gaga’s Fame Eau De Parfum please take a moment and VOTE for the fragrance as a 2013 Consumer Choice Awards. CLICK HERE TO VOTE!

To enter to win your own bottle check out the entry form below!

Lady Gaga Perfume Giveaway

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Lavanila Celebrates Earth MONTH

Lavanila is one of my favorite companies, hands down. I am all about natural beauty products (although I am addicted to some that aren’t!). Lavanila is known for their 100% all-natural fragrance and deodorant. They are doing something extra special this month though… Lavanila has dedicated the entire month of April to working with The Nature Conservancy, on their Plant a Billion Trees campaign.

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Lavanila will plant two trees for every…

Throughout the entire month of April!

As of 11/01/2012, LAVANILA has planted 6,669 trees in conjunction with the Nature Conservancy’s PLANT A BILLION TREES program. Thanks to wonderful customers like YOU!

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Please spread the word about this exciting Earth Day campaign! Lavanila is also offering 30% off all online purchases to everyone once 1,000 new trees have been planted.

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Secret Garden Notes Lockets Giveaway

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This week, we’ve partnered up with Secret Garden Notes – an Etsy Shop that specializes in botanical solid perfume lockets and vintage inspired jewelry.

Secret Garden Notes features handmade Solid Perfume Lockets and Vintage Inspired Bullet Jewelry. Secret Garden Notes creates botanical solid perfume for vintage inspired lockets. They are a beautiful and discreet way to indulge in your favorite fragrance, any time, anywhere. Not just a fashion statement, but a convenient way to carry your favorite scent too!

Here are a few of our favorites…

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(Click on the picture to see the page & price for that product.)

Here is a description of the amazing scents she is currently offering:

  • Sandalwood Rose – A delightful mellow sandalwood with delicate nuances of rose. Top notes of jasmine greet a rich mellow sandalwood and delicate rose at the heart of the fragrance.
  • Brown Sugar & Fig – The core of this fragrance is fig, muguet and coconut entwined with delicious maple sugar. Amber bottom notes make this a warm, sensual fragrance.
  • Lemongrass – A fresh, energetic and perfectly balanced scent.
  • Moonlight Gardenia – A feminine floral scent combined with a headiness of gardenia.
  • Fresh Lilac – A crisp fresh fragrance with top notes of Violet Leaves and Mandarin, leading into lilac and iris and finished with a subtle sandalwood and musk.
  • Patchouli Rose- A spicy, cedarwood earthy scent combined with the wonderful scent of delicate roses.

I can assure you, all of them are heavenly! My favorites were Lemongrass (so lively and upbeat!), Brown Sugar & Fig (warm and juicy) and Fresh Lilac (my favorite flower!). Don’t want to take my word for it? That’s ok, you can get your own Solid Perfume Samples and smell each one for yourself!

Enter for a chance to win!

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Summer Scents: Ralph Lauren Romance

Celebrate falling in love with Romance by Ralph Lauren for Women Eau De Parfum Natural Spray, the essence of eternal romance. The perfect summer scent that is both feminine and sophisticated.

Ralph Lauren "Romance" for Women

Envelop yourself in this sophisticated floral chypre, touched with notes of the iconic sun-goddess rose and sensual musk. I’m not a fan of most perfumes because I have asthma, but this one I found to not only be light and feminine but also quite bearable to wear.

Notes: Sungoddess Rose, Marigold, Ginger, Chamomile Oil, Yellow Freesia, White Violet, Lotus Flower, Day Lily, Patchouli, Oakmoss, Musk.

Style: A timeless scent for all seasons.

Price: $45 and up


Gwen Stefani’s Harajuku Lovers Spring into Summer as Sunshine Cuties

Winter is on it’s last leg! Sporting glowing tans and the perfect pedicured toes, Harajuku Lovers are ready to bloom into warm weather as Sunshine Cuties! With fresh new summer scents, Love, Lil’ Angel, Music, Baby, and G treat the beach as their own personal fashion playground and are ready for some fun in the sun! But as summer tans fade and leaves begin to fall, the limited edition Sunshine Cuties will be making their departure. Get them before they sail off into the sunset!

    Love: A fruity floral, Love mixes and matches a vintage inspired one piece with modern wrap around removable sunglasses. A red Hibiscus flower is the perfect accessory to keeping her ponytail in place. Buy it now!
    Lil’ Angel: A citrus vanilla, Lil’ Angel suits up in a teeny weeny navy blue bikini scattered with sweet yellow and white hearts (showing her love for the beach)! Never without her signature headband, she dresses it with a few fragrant Plumeria flowers to channel a tropical vibe. Buy it now!
    Music: A sensuous floral, Music keeps it nautical. Her navy and white striped bikini is trimmed in bright cherry red and accented with some sweet and playful bows. A red Hibiscus hair flower makes the perfect topper. Aye Aye, it’s super kawaii! Buy it now!
    Baby: A dewy floral, Baby is a quintessential girlie girl in a pink on pink polka dot bikini with ruched top and string bottom. A few Plumeria flowers nestled in her hair add the finishing touch to her super kawaii ensemble. Buy it now!
    G: A creamy musky, G wears a tuxedo bandeau bikini top and for a pop of color, turquoise boy short bottoms. Her sweet headband is adorned with a mix of tropical Plumeria flowers. This one is my absolute favorite one. If you like woodsy, natural scents, you’ll love this one. Buy it now!

Love and G are my two favorite scents and I can’t say enough good things about them! I mean perfume, is highly personal and what one person thinks smells great, someone else might hate. So keeping that in mind, I still think it would be near impossible for anyone to not like at least one of these perfumes.

The new Harajuku Girl Sunshine Cuties are $30 each and available at Sephora, Amazon.com, Macys and Nordstrom.