• Christmas gifts,  Cosmetics,  Skin care

    Make up remover towel

    The perfect gift for any women who wear cosmetics and a great stocking filler is the make up remover towel.

    Having a skin care routine has become more prevalent these days and there are so many products to choose from for cleansing, toning and moisturising.

    We do benefit in the later years from looking after our skin and now more than ever we are constantly looking for ways to save money, help the environment and avoid as much waste as possible.

     

    Make up remover towel

    Micellar lotions

    Having traditionally been a user of the make up remover lotions for many years, beginning with a bottle of baby lotion and a box of tissues in my younger days, this led me eventually to the micellar lotion and cotton pads’.

    Micellar lotion is a very gentle product that helps to remove all traces of make up and they are still very much in circulation and used by many women today. So what’s changed?

    Make up remover towel
    The popular Micellar lotion by FM World

     

    Micellar lotions can vary in price as can the cosmetic pads’ and whilst this form of make up removal is still effective and suitable for some, there are a few who have moved over to the latest product in the form of a make up remover towel.

    We learn from the early days of experimenting with cosmetics that in order to remove make up, especially stubborn mascara or deep coloured lipstick, we need a product that will be efficient and effective in the removal of such products.

    Saving you money

    With the cost of living now crippling us at every angle, many of us are looking for ways to save money.

    This isn’t limited to the heating being used less or switching the lights off in the home if we’re no longer in that particular room.

    By using a makeup remover towel that uses only water and is reusable, makes a lot of sense to help save the pennies.

    ■ Affordable

    ■ Delicate for sensitive skin

    ■ Adds gentle exfoliation

    ■ No need for any chemicals

    ■ Machine Washable

    ■ Effective

    ■ Better for the environment

    ■ Efficient

    Remove stubborn cosmetics

    If you’re a regular wearer of cosmetics and want to cut the cost of continuously buying cotton pads’ and make up remover lotions, or make up remover wipes, then the make up remover towel is a must.

    It really is surprising how effective it is. Stubborn mascara can be very hard to shift without a little rubbing but the skin around the eyes is very delicate so rubbing to hard should be avoided.

    Waterproof mascara has great benefits, especially if you’re caught out in the rain or happen to be wearing it when you go through an emotional day and the tears fall.

    Trying to remove it at the end of the day on the other hand, can be very frustrating. Not all traces are removed and we end up using harsh soaps to remove the excess.

    For those who have sensitive skin, you will be looking for a delicate product to avoid any unnecessary dryness or skin irritation.

    The soft microfibres within the towel really do feel very soft and won’t rub or damage the skin.

    How do they work?

    The gentle fibres within the towel will allow for light exfoliation so your skin is left with the perfect base for next time.

    It’s hard to believe that a face towel that only requires water and no extra lotions can remove all traces of make up efficiently and with little effort or time.

    After each use, the towel can be washed in the machine or by hand. Try to avoid hot water or fabric softener and wash in a linen bag to avoid the cloth ‘disappearing’.

    Socks have a habit of suffering from ‘washing machine abduction’ so bag your towel so it can’t escape.

    One side of the towel will have exfoliation fibres to help remove dead skin cells which will promote a healthier glow and the other side has shorter fibres to help gently remove make up.

    The environment will thank you for using a microfiber towel instead of throwing hundreds of make up pads’ into the bin each year.

    We all like products that do what they say and are efficient and the make up remover towel will speed up your make up removal far more than the traditional way.

    Great for those who detest removing all traces of make up after a late night home and instead flop into bed and deal with the aftermath of ‘panda eyes’ and dried on mascara in the morning.

    If I had known how effective the make up towel was, I would have started using them years ago. Alongside my towel, I also use FM World’s Aloe Vera Facial Foam to cleanse and tone my face.

    The towels make a great gift for any cosmetics wearers in the family or for friends. My sister thoroughly appreciated hers last year.

    You can purchase them in most shops, supermarkets and online retailers. I purchased mine at FM World.

    They come in pink and purple.

    Make up remover towel
    FM World’s make up remover towels

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    Make Up Remover Cloths reusable Ultra Soft Reusable Washable Face Towel 

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    Conclusion

    If you want to save money, help the environment and find the perfect gift for someone, I would highly recommend the make up remover towel.

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  • Candles,  Christmas gifts

    The five most expensive candles

    This year, especially, has seen a rise in purchases of candles due to the rise in our gas and electricity bills.

    Shoppers are looking for ways to heat their homes without switching on the heating and also making their home feel cosy and scented.

    Whilst the majority of us will look for affordable candles, such as tea lights, let’s take a look at the five most expensive candles that are available on the market today for a bit more glamour.

    The five most expensive candles

     

    We already know that will be pay more for ‘designer’ products so it’s good to shop around and visit places such as eBay for a reduction in price.

    Whenever we purchase products from the named websites, we know it will cost considerably more.

    Why are designer candles expensive?

    Designers use high quality waxes for their candles to start with so that they are better for the environment and our health. They don’t emit excess carbon like paraffin candles do.

    If we shop for plant based waxes such as beeswax or soya then this will definitely reflect in the amount we pay.

    By using expensive materials, we as the customer are then paying for the experience of having a candle that burns evenly, is healthier for our environment and our health and we have a candle that gives off a continuous scent.

    Designers will use top quality fragrances in their candles so this will also reflect the price.

    They will also use high end packaging, top quality candle wax and an elegant jar for it to burn safely inside.

    Every part of creating some of the worlds most expensive candles will go through a very vigorous process that costs a lot of money with each element of its manufacture.

    Designers will also use pure essential oils for their fragrance instead of artificial oils so we can see why we are paying so much more than the cheaper, every day candles.

    The jar is another costly part of the product. They are bulky and heavy and will therefore cost more to ship because of this.

    The benefit of purchasing expensive candles is that they don’t need to be lit for hours in order for the scent to fill the room in your home.

     

    The five most expensive candles

    Tom Ford Fucking Fabulous

    It’s of little surprise that a candle created by Tom Ford is on the list. Fucking Fabulous not only sees a popular fragrance that was released in 2017, but also a reasonably expensive candle.

    Tom Ford is a fashion designer and filmmaker, who founded the American luxury fashion house by the same name.

    Among his creations are beautiful scented perfumes and top quality cosmetics.

    FM 823 is inspired by Tom Ford’s Fucking Fabulous perfume for men

    It has a beautiful collection of fragrance notes, including clary sage, leather, vanilla, lavender, tonka bean, orris root and blond woods.

    This candle, just like its perfume, is one of his best-sellers and if you have ever had the opportunity to smell this scent, it’s easy to see why it is so popular.

     

     

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    We often find ourselves shopping in the hope of finding something different to what everyone else may have bought.

    With a very distinctive scent, the Tom Ford candle is sure to bring your home to life.

    The fragrance notes have just the right balance that gives the opportunity for the scent to be suited in any home.

    Along with its classy candle jar that glows with sophistication and a label to catch anyone’s eye, this 21oz candle will have a burn time of approximately 40 hours.

    The five most expensive candles
    A hugely popular candle by Tom ford

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    It has a wonderful winter feel when lit as the note of spicy leather fills the air.

    With its name alone, we expect to be in for a treat as soon as the candle is lit. Clary sage and fresh lavender are a beautiful combination that instantly empowers the room as the rest of the notes infuse together.

    FM WORLD sell a selection of perfumes inspired by Tom Ford. This particular scent can be purchased here.

    The five most expensive perfumes
    FM 83 is inspired by Tom ford’s perfume

     

    Jo Malone LondonPomegranate Noir Luxury Candle

     

    Jo Malone products are no stranger to our high streets and online shopping experience and if you were to shop direct, you would be looking at around £350.00 for the 2.1kg candle!

    That’s definitely not loose change between the sofa cushions!

    Needless to say, there are other places to purchase such a beautiful scent.

    In its elegant glass jar, the burn time of this candle is approximately 220 hours.

    There are indeed smaller versions available online and smaller candles that will suit most budgets. Take a look on ebay.

     

    The five most expensive candles

     

     

    Such candles make a wonderful gift for a wedding anniversary or birthday.

    This one fills the home with its magical scent of pomegranate, smoky Guaiac wood, raspberry and pink pepper, long after the flame has been extinguished.

    There is the bonus of a lid to keep the candle looking elegant when not in use.

    Everyone loves a classy looking candle that looks good in the home and Jo Malone London Pomegranate Noir is light and fresh with a spicy kick.

    It’s easy to see why this one is a bestseller.

     

    Versace- Medusa Grande Fuchsia Scented Candle

    If you have around £390 to spare and an old style home, then this unique candle and holder will fit right in to unusual home decor.

    Unlike many candles on the market, this little gem looks too elegant to actually light!

    Crafted from porcelain and with one of Gianni Versace’s most recognised motifs, the sculptural Medusa head, this candle hits perfection to bring a touch of Versace to the home.

    Who doesn’t dream of having such designer products in their home?

    Made with eco-soya wax and containing a floral, fresh fragrance, this candle has a burn time of approximately 40 hours and the elegant pot can be re purposed after the candle has been used.

    The five most expensive candles

     

     

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    Gucci

    Another name that screams ‘power’ and ‘expense’ is Gucci.

    Everyone has heard of this Italian luxury fashion house. The company was founded in 1921 by Guccio Gucci and has expanded over the years, creating everything from top quality handbags to luxury perfume and extravagant clothes.

    It’s of no surprise then to learn that the Fumus Star Eye candle will set you back around £295.00 on Gucci’s official site.

    That’s definitely a candle with a designer name tag.

    This candle has a very unusual look.

    The porcelain lid has a fist tightly gripped around a loop for ease with taking the lid off the candle and is part of a theme that runs across this candle collection.

    There is a very eye-catching design of a ‘Star Eye’ on the side of the candle container and a wonderful choice of colours in the graphics to make this candle catch the eye and ‘pop’.

    The five most expensive candles

    The scent is a gorgeous mixture of birch, orange leaves and beeswax and has an approximate burn time of 68 hours.

    It has a cotton wick and is made in Italy.

    The porcelain jar can be reused as a container for something else around the home or perhaps for a tea light candle.

    This one for sale on eBay is priced as ‘used’ for 30 minutes with a few marks but if you want to avoid a £300 price tag and opt for one that’s more than half price on Versace’s official website price tag, take a look here.


    Tom Dixon – Fire

    If you are looking for elegance in a candle, then Tom Dixon’s Fire is just that.

    A candle set in a two-tone candle holder, with an elegant shape that would sit perfectly in any home. Even the box looks elegant.

    With Cypriol oil, amber and musk, this candle has the scent of black suede accord, vertical oil and guaiac and will set you back around £170 on the official website.

    The five most expensive candles

     

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    Conclusion

    If you have the money to spend on an expensive candle, then absolutely go for it!

    Better quality, safer for your health, and the environment and a scent that will last much longer than your average candles.

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  • Candles,  Christmas gifts,  Home scents,  How to give the perfect gift

    Christmas candle holders

    Any home is made beautiful with the addition of candles to bring the cosy nights in and with Christmas fast approaching, we take a look at Christmas candle holders.

    Christmas candle holders

    For many of us, candles are lit all year round, whether it’s in the garden during BBQ season or for adding extra comfort and warmth during the winter months.

    Cosy lit fires, candles burning and the tree lit up in all its glory, brings the magic of Christmas to life for families all over the world.

    Christmas candle holders
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    During the festive season, we see lots of candles on sale, from tea lights to large pillar candles. They come in a variety of shapes, colours and sizes to suit all.

    The one thing that I have noticed when I’ve been shopping for candles is that some of them don’t always come with their own holder.

    We know that candles such as Yankee are already contained in their own glass jar and some of the smaller candles may come in a suitable jar that can be reused after.

    Christmas candle holders

    What about those that need to sit in a holder before they’re lit?

    Christmas candle holders

    As previously discussed in my article flameless candles, we also see candle pots, pillar, floating and jar candles that do come with their own container.

    Choosing ones that don’t already come molded inside their own container means that we need to shop for suitable jars and trays to safely be able to light the candle.

    At Christmas, we usually see the table decorations set out with table runners and centre piece candles to bring the festivities into the home and there are some lovely ideas online to choose from.

    Companies have become very creative and there are some unusual styles available to purchase.


    If you’re looking for ideas and inspiration on how to decorate your home for the festive season with candles, take a look at Christmas candle ideas.

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    Tea lights are hugely popular and are possibly the most affordable.

    They come as either batter operated (flameless) or lit candles and you can either have single holders or a larger centre piece where the holder with sit several tea lights at one time.

    They also come in a couple of different colours and scents to suit your own personal choice.

    Their particular styles really do bring a warmth and magical feeling into the home during the festive period.

    Christmas candle holders

     

     

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    Taper candle holder

    This style brings a more retro and Gothic like feel if you are looking for a unique candle holder.

    Depending on your home decor, they can give a lot of character to the room.

    They use the candle stick design and these also come in a variety of choices and colours.

    Some will be decorated in a Christmas theme and there are some that have the days of December engraved on them so that you burn a section each day as Christmas nears.

    These are called advent candles and are non drip, tapered candles that have a burn time of 12 hours.

    Christmas candle holders

     

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    Stainless steel lantern candle holder

    These are one of my favourites for the elegance they bring into the home and are most suited for the pillar candles.

    They come in a variety of sizes depending on where you want them in the home and give off a good amount of light due to their size.

    The very large ones are suitable for sitting in floor space perhaps by a fire for that extra feel of coziness.

    This style is also suitable to use outside on the patio during the summer months, or in the winter for the extra light on a cold evening.

    They come with a carry handle so that you could hang them from a hook off the garden fence and also makes it easier to transport them from one area to another.

    Christmas candle holders

     

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    Pine needle candlestick table decor

    Beautifully decorated candle holders for the Christmas decorated table are very popular and these metal pine needle candlestick holders are no exception.

    Christmas berries, leaves, wood and pine cones as a centrepiece, brings everyone to the table for their family meal on Christmas Day.

    Christmas candle holders

     

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    Antler pillar glass candle holder

    I love to see unusual items for sale that perhaps no one else has at home.

    This antler tea light pillar glass candle holder is unique and unusual, and is suitable for either a pillar candle or tea light candle.

    It does bring rustic charm into your home, especially if you have a woodland theme.

    Christmas candle holders

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    Retro candle holder stand

    This type of tea light candle holder is very popular with a variety of Christmas themed patterns from a Christmas tree to a deer or snowflakes.

    When these candles are lit, the light shines through the engraved pattern and gives a gorgeous decorative shadow on the wall and surrounding surfaces.

    They are very affordable too so there is the option to have several around the home.

     

    Christmas candle holders

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    Christmas spinning candle holder

    Another unusual candle holder is this spinning candle holder.

    A delicate holder with its rotating snowflakes that would make the perfect table decoration as it angelically spins.

    Christmas candle holders

     

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    Rustic log candle holder

    Bring the enchantment of the woods and outdoors into the home with this unique rustic lit tea light holder.

    It contains three small tea light glass dishes for your tea light candles and is suitable as a table decoration or sitting on the mantelpiece.

     

    Christmas candle holders

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    Nordic Christmas candle holder

    Pine trees, berries, holly and stars surround this beautiful centre piece table decoration, shaped as a Christmas wreath.

    With four votive candle holders to pop a tea light inside, it sits perfectly on the dining room table and sets the mood for the festivities and can be used year after year.

    Christmas candle holders

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    Conclusion

    A wonderful selection of Christmas candle holders that suit any budget and any home, available to purchase from the comfort of your own home.

    Bring your home to life this Christmas or purchase a candle holder as a gift for someone.

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  • Advent calendar,  Candles,  Christmas gifts,  How to give the perfect gift

    Candle advent calendar

    Christmas approaches yet again as 2022 draws to the end and we start to look for gifts for loved ones and a popular choice for Christmas of late is the candle advent calendar.

    As previously discussed in my article Perfume Advent Calendar, we already know just how popular these calendars are.

     

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    The streets of London in the UK are always bustling at this time of year photo©️fragranceswithlove.com

     

     

     

     

     

     

    It has become a tradition for many years to purchase one to count the days down before Christmas, especially for children.

    There was always something magical about opening a window each morning to see which chocolate was inside.

    With the excitement of getting nearer to the number 24 window which was always bigger than the rest and had a larger chocolate inside to enjoy.

    Candle advent calendar

     

    The days seem to have passed for the chocolate variety, although they are still widely available for everyone and especially catered more for young children with their different cartoon designs to encourage a purchase.

    Nowadays, the market has made room for a unique and elegant choice with gifts hidden behind each window instead of the traditional chocolate.

    Candle advent calendar

    As much as we all love a treat of chocolate from the 1st to 24th December, as we get older, we are keen for different things and there are so many ideas that companies put behind their Advent windows.

    Very inspirational in fact.

    There are gifts behind each window that will be suited to anyone no matter what age or gender and we are spoilt for choice with the selection.

    Beauty

    Ideal for the females in the family who love a selection of make up items to add to their collection. Women and teenagers can never have too much make up.

    Perfume

    These have been very popular over the past few years and most will have a small sample behind each window and a full bottle of perfume behind window number 24.

    Candle advent calendar
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    FM World have customised gift boxes that can be created especially with your loved one in mind.

    The Gift Box contains: – Pure Royal 50 ml of your choice – Pure Royal Antiperspirant Stick of your choice – Pure Royal Solid Perfume Stick of your choice – Small Gift Box.

    Candle advent calendar

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    Skin care

    Most of us get a skin care product of some kind within our Christmas gifts so to have a mini selection in your calendar is a great idea and ideal to take away for travelling too.

    Baby items

    Perfect for any now mums that have a newborn around Christmas time. These calendars contain essential items for baby and will be essential for mum and baby and put to good use.

    Lego

    If you have a child or children who love Lego as much as my children did when they were younger, this one is a great option. Children learn so much through Lego play, including motor skills and being creative with their building.

     


    Fidget toys

    Many children today of all ages are known to have fidget toys as part of their every day lives, especially suited and created for those on the spectrum so a calendar with a big selection behind each window is sure to light up their faces. These gadgets are colourful, calming and keep the user focused.

    Grooming

    Another perfect gift for the men as we know how difficult they can be to buy for. No more walking endlessly around the stores or searching online for a gift that could be a hit or miss to whether the men will like what’s been bought for them.

    Wine

    Not many will refuse an advent calendar with small bottles of wine behind. Although not a drinker myself, I know a few family members who would love this style as a gift.

    Biscuits

    Biscuits are always popular at Christmas and many families will buy the traditional tin so if you have any biscuits lovers that would appreciate this as a gift, then definitely look into buying one.

    Jam

    I love jam. Children love jam along with many adults. A little pot of different flavoured jam sounds like a great treat behind each window.

    Cheese

    Another food that’s been known as a popular tradition at Christmas is the assortment of cheeses that we purchase in the supermarkets before the big day. The great thing about many cheeses is that they have a reasonable shelf life.

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    These style of advent calendars are more expensive than the chocolate variety as you would expect but when we see what we get when each advent window is opened, it’s definitely worth the money spent.

    Candle advent calendar

    There are many companies who have created a Christmas calendar for this year, one of them being the Yankee company.

    We know that Yankee candles are already popular in their own right, by the quality, burn time and scent they produce.

    Related article: Yankee Scented Candles review

    The Yankee advent calendar contains 24 tea light candles and holder and has eight festive scents.

    We all love a festive fragrance that’s makes the home feel warm and cosy. Cinnamon, spices, nutmeg and orange all have a winters feel and set the atmosphere for Christmas time.

    Candle advent calendar

    One of this year’s designs is an octagon shape with a Christmas reef design on the front.

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    Candle advent calendar

    Another design by Yankee is a calendar book.

     

    Within each window of this design you will receive 24 festive candles, 12 votives, 12 tea lights and a votive holder with 18 beautiful winter scents.

    A delightful gift box that would make a wonderful gift for someone or even as a treat for yourself.

    The box opens just like a book and won’t look out of place on the mantle piece or coffee table.

    Liberty Candle Advent Calendar – 24 Piece Candle Calendar – Christmas Gift Set

    Candle advent calendar

     

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    One thing is for sure is that these have to be purchased in good time as they sell out fast and it’s of little surprise with how popular they are.

    If you would like one information on the customised gift sets that FM World create, please get in touch.

     

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  • Perfumes,  Samples

    Where to buy perfume samples

    The perfume industry is huge and continues to grow. One of the great things about buying a new fragrance is the samples that are available to try before you buy.

    We’ve all done it, purchased a perfume because it smells nice on someone else or the celebrity endorser behind the bottle is one of our favourite actors.

     

     

    Where to buy perfume samples

     

    We are still very much influenced on our purchases when it comes to fragrances.

    There are lots of places where they either offer free samples or samples at a small cost so that you can try a fragrance before you commit to buying the bottle.

    A wonderful idea that saves you money on buying a perfume that you potentially may never wear.

    Everyone’s skin is different so each individual fragrance will smell unique on your own skin.

    Many a time we have friends, family or perhaps even strangers that will comment on our chosen fragrance.

    They like the scent of it and may go as far as buying the bottle themselves, only to find it doesn’t smell the same on their skin.

    Another expensive bottle of celebrity perfume sits in the wardrobe or on the dressing table.

    When I was younger, I loved going into the perfume stores with my late mum to get a collection of perfume samples.

    It was a cheap way of having a fragrance every day.

    Perfume samples nowadays can be used for so many ideas.

     

    Wedding favours

     

    Where to buy perfume samples

    Are you getting married?

    Have you ever considered purchasing a selection of perfume samples to give to your guests?

    They’ll love this idea.

    Using perfume samples as wedding favours has become very popular over the last few years and doesn’t have to cost a fortune either.

    A great way to say thank you to your wedding guests for attending your special day by giving them a selection of perfume/aftershave samples at the table.

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    Decorative bags and pouches can be bought online from places such as eBay to make the samples look more elegant as a gift.

     

    Where to buy perfume samples

     

    Where to buy perfume samples

    There are some pretty drawstring pouches available in a range of colours.

    Where to buy perfume samples

    An extra gift

    Another idea for using perfume samples is to add a small gift to a birthday or Christmas present.

    Particularly if you find out what fragrance the person likes such as floral, woody, citrus, oriental etc.

    You could then choose those fragrance notes as an extra gift to pop inside their present.

    Where to buy perfume samples

     

    Be creative with your samples

     

    There are several things you can do with your perfume samples if you don’t want to wear them or give them away.
    Here’s a few ideas.
    The potpourri that’s been sitting on your kitchen windowsill and has now lost it’s scent can be easily revived with sprinkling drops of your perfume sample on top.
    Where to buy perfume samples
    Sprinkle some perfume onto your potpourri for a delicate scent in the home
    Take a sample abroad for your holidays. When the airport limits the amount of liquid we can take, a sample bottle is the perfect solution and you can take a few different scents with you too.
    Add a sample bottle to a water spray with a little water and spray your car seats gently to give them a new scent when you next get back in for a drive.
    A great idea for smelly kitchen bins is to add some drops to a couple of cotton balls and pop in the bottom of your bin before your liner goes in.
    Drawer liners keep our clothes smelling fresh so why not add a little potpourri into a small pouch bag.
    Add a few drops of your sample perfume to add a gorgeous fragrance the next time you reach for your smalls.

     

     

    If you are a user of the tumble dryer during the winter months and usually use scented sheets, why not create your own.

    Add several drops of perfume onto a damp handkerchief and pop it in the dryer. Your wet clothes will come out smelling fresh, clean, scented and dry.

     

    Where to buy perfume samples

    At FM WORLD, perfume samples can be purchased between 40p ( PURE and PURE ROYAL) and £1.50 (UTIQUE) per sample.
    All of our fragrances bar the Utique range, are inspired by celebrity perfumes.
    If, for example, your favourite perfume is La Vie Est Belle by Lancôme, a gorgeous floral and sweet scent, you can purchase a sample of FM 413 which has very similar notes to this celebrity perfume and won’t cost you more than £18.
    You can read our review on this fragrance here.

    A popular choice of fragrance

    Thousands of men and women currently wear FM fragrances as they are so popular, long-lasting and affordable. The perfect combination.
    We all have a different way of thinking when purchasing products. There are many that prefer to buy the designer range because of the celebrity endorser behind that product.
    Needless to say, you do pay a percentage towards the packaging, the designer bottle, the celebrity endorser and the TV advert that goes alongside it.
    FM fragrances were created to give quality perfume that lasts longer than the celebrity perfumes and are affordable for any budget.
    They also created perfume where you don’t pay for the above external factors.
    They all contain 20% or 30% pure perfume oil. This means that your fragrance will last around eight hours if you are using 20% perfume and even longer if you are buying a 30% perfume oil fragrance.

    Quality samples, quality perfumes

    Buyers want to pay for quality and at FM they do just that.
    With so many fragrances to choose from, over 200 in fact, we really are spoilt for choice when it comes to choosing one of our favourites.
    We don’t need to spend £80-£100 on designer fragrance when we can buy a more affordable bottle that has very similar notes.
    So similar in fact that they smell almost identical.

    Pure and Pure Royal range

    Having such a large selection to choose from, the PURE and PURE ROYAL range samples measure as 1.4ml sample bottles.

    Where to buy perfume samples

     

     

    The applicator is attached to the lid which is a plastic wand to apply the sample to your skin.

     

    The paper sample holders can be bought separately for 80 pence each if you require that extra little touch.

     

    Where to buy perfume samples
    Sample holder for male perfume
    Where to buy perfume samples
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    Utique range

    With FM WORLD’s Utique range, there are twelve scents that have been created with a selection of delightful fragrance notes.
    Eight of those fragrances ( Black, Gold, Ruby, Bubble, Ambre Royal, Ambergris, Malachite) sit in the oriental family so you will have scents such as floral, woody, spicy, vanilla and ambergris notes.
    Three of the scents ( Muffin, Flamingo, Violet Oud) sit in the flower family so you will have fruity, oriental, citrus, woody and water notes.
    The last scent ( Sexy Cashmere) sits in the wood family group with notes of floral, fruit and oriental.
    All the perfumes in the Utique range are unisex and contain 20% perfume.
    Related post: unisex perfumes.
    They measure as 2ml samples and come with their own paper sample holder. Another elegant way to give as a gift and this collection has a spray top for easy application.

    BLACK

    Type: elegant, sophisticated, mysterious

    Fragrance notes:

    Head Notes: woody notes, saffron, styrax

    Heart Notes: vetiver, amber, vanilla

    Base Notes: leather, sandalwood, amberwood

     

    Where to buy perfume samples

    GOLD

    Type: luxurious, exquisite

    Head Notes: red pepper, cedarwood, nutmeg

    Heart Notes: iris, saffron, vetiver

    Base Notes: Cypriot, patchouli, black musk, amber

    Where to buy perfume samples

    RUBY

    Type: mystery, spiritual

    Fragrance notes:

    Head Notes: cashmere wood, jasmine,

    Heart Notes: vanilla, amberwood, balsamic notes

    Base Notes: white oud, black musk, dry wood

    Where to buy perfume samples

    MUFFIN

    Type: intriguing, noble, unforgettable
    Fragrance notes:
    Head notes: lemon, rose, saffron
    Heart notes: woody notes, peony, amyris, leather notes
    Base notes: amber, oud, vanilla

    Where to buy perfume samples

    FLAMINGO

    Type: charming, seductive like a forbidden fruit
    Fragrance notes:
    Head notes: Rosa Mosqueta, blackberry sorbet, green notes
    Heart notes: Damask Rose, jasmine, apricot

    Base notes: woody notes, crystal rose chord, musk

    Where to buy perfume samples

    BUBBLE

    Type: enchanting, delightful
    Fragrance Notes:
    Head: bergamot, cardamom, lime,
    Heart: lily of the valley, jasmine, mint

    Base: guaiac wood, musk, cedarwood

    Where to buy perfume samples

    AMBRE ROYAL

    Type: sensual, charming, with a hint of mystery
    Fragrance notes:
    Head Notes: bergamot, orange, apple, cinnamon
    Heart Notes: clove, tobacco,

    Base Notes: patchouli, tonka bean, myrrh, musk

    Where to buy perfume samples

    VIOLET OUD

    Type: sophisticated, stunning

     

    Fragrance Notes: Head notes: rose, suede, safflower Heart notes: frozen raspberry, wild rose, Cypriot

    Base notes: agarwood, white musk, American sweetgum

     

    Where to buy perfume samples

    SEXY CASHMERE

    Type: uninhibited, ambiguous, triggering desires
    Fragrance notes:
    Head: plum
    Heart: iris, violet, ylang-ylang, cedarwood, patchouli

    Base: sandalwood, benzoin resin, vanilla, musk

    Where to buy perfume samples

    AMBERGRIS

    Type: deep, mysterious, absolute
    Fragrance notes:
    Head: bergamot, red peppercorn, cumin seeds, cardamom
    Heart: wild jasmine, lily of the valley, ylang-ylang

    Base: ambergris, tonka bean, labdanum, leather, oak moss, patchouli, musk

    Where to buy perfume samples

    MALACHITE

    Type: enigmatic, thrilling, like the four elements
    Fragrance notes:
    Head notes: mandarin, bergamot, wallflower, plum, aldehyde notes, blackcurrant, saffron, ivy, peach skin
    Heart notes: jasmine, violet, tuberose, iris, rose, lily of the valley, ylang ylang, orange blossom

    Base notes: sandalwood, vanilla, moss, Haitian vetiver, patchouli, musk

    Where to buy perfume samples

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    If you have any questions regarding any of our samples or would like to see the complete list of the scents that we do, please get in touch or comment below.

  • Gifts,  Mother’s Day

    Mother’s Day gifts

    Mothering Sunday falls on Sunday 27th March 2022 here in the UK and we have a selection of Mother’s Day gifts to suit all the mums out there.

    Why do we celebrate Mother’s Day?

     

    Around the world, many countries will celebrate Mother’s Day. A day to show all the mothers that we appreciate all the amazing things that they do.
    A celebration of what being a mum means, the material bonds and motherhood.
    Without our mothers, we wouldn’t be here today.
    Even before a child is born, the connection that a mother has to her unborn child is unlike any other.
    We have already started building the incredible bond way before the baby has arrived into the world.
    Dating back to the 16th century, Mothering Sunday began its story as a Catholic and Protestant Christian holiday.
    People would visit their ‘mother’ church, a church where they were baptized or attended when they were growing up. This was known as Laetare Sunday.
    The fourth Sunday of Lent.
    Possibly the only day in the year when families could get together and children would stop off on their way to church to pick flowers and make a beautiful bouquet for their mothers.
    Mother’s Day gifts
    A traditional gift for mothers is a bunch of beautiful flowers
    This soon became a tradition and a way of giving gifts.
    Such an iconic day seemed to fade out through the 20th century until the 1950s.
    Businesses and wholesale trades saw a gap in the market and begun the huge lucrative trading opportunity that we see today. A way of making money from such an iconic event.

    There are places around the world such as Canada, New Zealand and Mexico that celebrate Mother’s Day on Sunday 10th May.

     

    So quite some time after the UK. Children would make presents to give to their mothers.

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    A day to show appreciation

    Whatever date Mother’s Day is held around the world, the day symbolizes the same thing – to show mothers how much they are appreciated.
    Of course, every day should be a day to show mothers how much we appreciate them and what they do.
    Mothers’s Day gifts
    Having a special day to celebrate has very much become a tradition like many yearly events, such as Valentine’s Day, Father’s Day and Easter Sunday.

    Mother’s Day gifts

    Everyone loves to spoil their mum. After all, she is the one who has brought us into the world and along with our dads, she has given us the life skills that we need as adults.

    There is no shortage of ideas when it comes to treating mums on such a special day.

    Traditionally, flowers are purchased but let’s take a look at some other lovely gift ideas that our mums will appreciate.

    Perfumed jewellery makes a lovely gift for mum. Take a look at perfumedjewelry.com

    Perfume

    Perfume can be a hard gift to buy someone but when it comes to family, most of us know what type of fragrance our mum wears. If not, a quick sneak inside the wardrobe to check out what bottles she has sitting on the shelf will answer the question.

    Mother’s Day gifts
    Most women will love perfume as a gift

     

    Why choose to buy perfume for a gift ?

    Perfume has always been a great gift to give someone as it’s a personal item and we often wait for a bottle to be bought as a gift or a visit to the Duty Free shop rather than purchasing it for ourselves.

    Fragrances can be costly so here are some alternatives to the designer labels. Read about FM

    Wax melts

    Another great gift is a wax melt burner with perfumed cubes. These items make a lovely gift and if you’re looking for a room scent that has a long- lasting fragrance then wax melts are perfect. Safe to use, elegant and affordable.

     

    Mother’s Day gifts
    Our wax melts are available in 7 different scents

    Pillow mist spray

    New mothers in particular never get enough sleep. I remember the days all too well! Sometimes it can take forever to drift off even when you are feeling exhausted from lack of shut-eye.

    A gentle spray of a pillow mist can help relax the mind, switch off from the day as you breathe in the calming fragrance notes and drift off for a peaceful nights sleep.

     

    Scented candles

    So many households have scented candles these days as they are so popular.

    They can help you to relax at the end of a long day as well as giving a wonderful atmosphere to any room when they are lit.

    With so many candles to choose from, we are spoilt for choice.

    If your mum likes a particular scent, we have matching candles to bring any room to life.

     

    Room fragrance sticks

    These make a lovely gift when candles are not an option or if mum prefers a delicate room scent without the naked flame.

    Placed in any room in the house, the fragrance sticks come in three scented fragrances for women as well as three unisex scents. Perfect for any room in the house.

    They have a long-lasting fragrance too-up to 70 days and come in a very elegant design to suit any home.

     

     

    Solid perfume

    There has been huge popularity when it comes to solid perfumes and a wonderful alternative to using sprays.

    They are ideal for carrying in luggage for travelling without the worry of spillages or required liquid amounts to be accepted through customs.

    They also work well if you find that spray perfume is a bit overwhelming or your skin isn’t keen on liquid fragrances.

    Mother’s Day gifts
    Solid perfume has become a very popular choice of late

     

    Wardrobe fragrances

    Every wardrobe will benefit from a hanging wardrobe fragrance.
    Fresh smelling clothes that leave a hint of fragrance in the air whilst hanging up and a fresh smell as you open the door.
    With a convenient handle to hang on the clothing rail in between your clothes, these fragrances will last around 3 months before needing to be replaced.
    Take a look at our review

     

     

    Body balm

    Everyone can make use of a body lotion and a scented one is even better.

    Our skin is prone to dryness during the summer with the high temperatures as well as in the winter when the temperature drops outside and we have the heating on indoors.

    Its good practice to moisturise after a bath or shower as the hot water can dry the skin as well.

    An added benefit of having moisturized skin is that your perfume/ cologne will last much longer too. Skin preparation has so many benefits.

    Shower gel

    Every mum deserves a shower gel to make her skin feel soft, moisturized and revitalised after a long day.

    Cooking, household chores and family errands can leave the skin feeling tight and dry.

     

     

     

    Foot peel

    Mums spend a lot of time on their feet so what better way to treat her than with an exfoliating foot peel.

    This clever product helps to regenerate damaged epidermis, moisturizes and rebuilds the skin.

    It effectively removes calluses, contains extracts of honey, pear, passion, lemon, fruit, pineapple, grape and opuntia.

    If she uses it once a month, mum will notice beautifully soft skin and summer-ready feet for the warmer season.

     

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    Gift your mums feet some TLC

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

    If you would like any advice on what to buy for your mum to make her feel special, I’d love to hear from you.

     

    Want to see the range of products we have to spoil your mum this Mother’s Day?

    Take a look at our online brochure designed with wonderful gifts inside to make her feel special.

    ScentBox.com is a unique designer fragrance subscription box service. Customers get a 30-day supply of designer fragrance for only $14.95. Every month they will choose from over 750 designer fragrances and get them delivered right to their door in our signature keepsake box.

  • Shopping

    Online shopping

    Welcome to my online shopping page.

    We have a huge selection of fragrances, make up, skin care, beverages, household products etc to choose from.

    We offer Long lasting fragrances  for both men and women as our core product with perfume samples available for all of our fragrances so that you can try before you purchase.

    Online shopping has never been easier.

     

     

    With just the click of a button, you can add your favourite products to your basket, at your leisure and have your products delivered direct to your door by our wonderful DPD drivers.

    Nowadays, it’s become so much more popular to do shopping online. It’s convenient, often cheaper and we get products delivered direct to us.

    It saves walking around the local shops trying to find what we need and we do pay more for the service we receive when we visit local stores.

    There will still be many that prefer to shop direct.

    They enjoy the stroll, especially around big department stores.

    But when there are so many companies online that sell them same products s those in the shops, it’s easy to see why so many prefer to click a button.

    Adding products to a shopping basket online is so easy and definitely the way that most shoppers are heading when looking for gifts or every day products.

     

     

    Aloe Vera

    Aloe Vera products have long been used in many consumer products and are known for their healing qualities. They are gentle on the skin and suitable for all to use.

    It is a great topical treatment for skin care lotions, cosmetics, in beverages and good as a ointment for minor burns and sunburn.

    Nail polish

    Nail polish has always been a popular cosmetic for women. Our hands are on show most of the time so it’s important to women to keep their hands looking and feeling elegant.

    The gel finish produced in our nail polish gives a great shine along with long lasting colour. The perfect product to finish off any outfit.

     

    Perfumes

    With over 200 perfumes to choose from, customers have a large selection at the touch of a button.

     

    All of the Pure and Pure Royal collection come in 50ml bottles and contain 20% perfume for a longer-lasting fragrance.

    If you prefer smaller bottles for your handbag or briefcase , take a look at Travel size perfume

    Travel and handbag sized fragrances

     

    Pure Royal with an elegant box. Give the perfect gift

    Vacuum fragrances

     One of our popular products in 2021 was the vacuum fragrances.

    A great compliment to your hoover for eliminating pet and stale smells.

    Skin care 

    When it comes to a fresh look and glowing skin, fm products do just that. One of our products from the Utique range, our luxury face oil, is the perfect oil for a make up base, preventing cosmetics from sitting in facial creases and gives a natural glow used on its own. It contains a composition of plant origin precious oils and restores a healthy and radiant appearance. Added vitamins and antioxidants provide the skin with intensive nutrition and hydration.

    Ordering online

    It’s easy to order online and with delivery arriving between 2-3 working days, you get to enjoy your products without the wait. The company take a photo of every order they send out to make sure that you have no products missing from you order.

     

    Simplicity is key with our online shop

     

    Our perfumes come in a simple design, simple packaging and every bottle is numbered. We have white labels and packaging to identify the women’s fragrances and the black labels and packaging to identify the men’s.

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  • Perfumes

    Valentine’s Day perfumes

    Who says perfumes are just for Christmas or birthdays ? Valentine’s Day perfumes are just as popular.

     

     

    As we say goodbye to another year and 2022 is now upon us, thousands of people around the world will have bought a fragrance for their loved one at Christmas.

    What about Valentine’s Day?

    Whilst the next traditional date that we gift for seems to be a long way off, January soon passes and the sales come to an end.

    Just around the corner is the month of love.

    Valentine’s Day perfumes
    Valentine’s Day is very much a time for giving the perfect gift

     

     

    Every year the shops will see an influx of shoppers on line and in store looking for the perfect gift for their loved one. Almost as busy as the Christmas season.

    When did the Valentine’s Day tradition begin ?

    Valentine’s Day as we know is celebrated on 14th February every year. A time when roses, chocolates and flowers are giving out to the ones we love.

    A symbol of togetherness and also a day to show admiration for those who have no idea that they are loved or thought of.

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    The story of St Valentine is an intriguing one as every tradition has a place in history, it’s interesting to read how Valentine’s Day started.
    Every year it is celebrated by many and cards and gifts are bought to show affection.
    Valentine’s Day perfumes
    Chocolate became popular to give a loved one for Valentine’s Day

     

     

    Whether you have a partner or not has no impact on purchases as many will write a card or send flowers to an admirer in the hope that they will soon become one.

    Valentine’s Day perfumes
    A card from a secret admirer will have you guessing as to whom is thinking of you

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

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    The recipient is often left baffled as to whom has sent such a thoughtful gift or card as they find themselves going through the names of everyone they know in a bid to narrow down who it may be.

    I’m sure there are many people out there who have received a card in the past from a mystery admirer. I have and still to this day, over 25 years later, never knew who it was from!

    One of life’s little mysteries and even more so when the card was sent in April!

    Giving gifts

    Many will perhaps see the giving of presents on such a day is purely for how society expects us to behave.

    Surely we don’t need a day in the year to tell someone we love them?

    Quite rightly we don’t but it is a wonderful thing to receive gifts and to let someone know how much we care, even if we do show it daily.

    Much of Valentine’s Day as we celebrate it, is to do with social media. Every card shop, online store and flower shop will advertise this memorable day.

    Usually way ahead of time as the shops starts the clearing and huge sales of its Christmas stock.

    We share a token of love and affection to others and even though it should be shown all year round, it’s good to have a special day to ‘celebrate’ it.

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    The price we pay

     

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    It’s inevitable that the price of cards, flowers, perfumes and chocolates will go up as February 14th approaches. This has always been the case.

    Marketing strategies are very much in place way before we’ve seen the back of Christmas.

    Remember though, we don’t need to spend a fortune on ‘publicised ‘ products.

    Cards can be hand made if you are creative enough, flowers can be picked from your garden and perfumes can be purchased from more affordable companies.

     

    FM Cosmetics will often have their fragrances reduced during such a high peak of purchases because they believe in helping customers make savings on their purchases so that they can buy more of what their partner would like.

    It shouldn’t be a case of how much money a business can make during a publicised event but simply a chance to help others with a gift to give their loved one.

     

    Why we give flowers and chocolates on Valentine’s Day

     

    The tradition of giving flowers on St Valentine’s Day began during the 17th century.

    Red roses are seen as a representation of love and therefore given to someone special. Often in the same quantity as the date itself.

    Most women love to receive flowers in any form.

    A box of chocolates became a popular gift to give both men and women but not until the middle of the 19th century.

    Chocolate was seen as a product to help seduce women and show their declaration of love. Apart from having aphrodisiac qualities, who doesn’t love chocolate ?

    Valentine’s Day perfumes
    Fm have their own delicious chocolate

     

     

    We often try to look for something unique to give on a special day.

    Whilst flowers and chocolates are not personal items and will eventually perish or be consumed, giving a fragrance will last much longer and can be bought with a more personalised feel.

     

    In some way, Valentine’s Day, along with Christmas and Easter, will have an element of marketing to help boost sales, especially with Covid still hanging around.

    Businesses need more support than ever and rely on such events to help with profits during such difficult times.

     

    Whether you are a buyer for this occasion or simply prefer to say ‘I love you ‘ in words, there are plenty of affordable perfumes to choose from if you prefer to keep away from the overpriced flowers and chocolates.

    Whenever we think of romance and romantic scents, we think of fruity and citrus based notes.

    There are a selection of perfumes to suit the month of love so pop along to my online shop and save the link so you check out our offers nearer the 14th February.

    We are all about helping you save money and if you have any questions, please pop them below or get in touch.

  • How to give the perfect gift

    How to give the perfect gift

    How to give the perfect gift is almost as important as what present to give, depending on who you are buying for.

    There’s a lot to be said about what you actually purchase for that person.

    Giving money, especially to young children, has often been deemed as the lazy option as no real thought has gone into the purchase.

    After all, children like to open presents. They like the idea of unwrapping a box or a parcel.

    How to give the perfect gift

     

     

    Even as we get older, it’s always nice to receive something that we can open. Receiving an envelope with money is almost a quick way out.

    As adults, sometimes giving money is the only option, especially when that person is very difficult to buy for or they have no idea what they would like.

    Teenagers sometimes prefer to have money because they can buy what they like as opposed to what Nan and grandad think they like. Money is great to put towards something that they actually want.

    I’ve received money as a present for many years from certain members of the family. Especially having a birthday close to Christmas. It can be hard to find two present ideas when there is a birthday to buy for too.

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    The perfect gift

    As we get older, it can become more difficult to know what to buy.

    Peoples taste changes over the years, they become more fussy and what they may have liked 10 years ago may be of little relevance now.

    Sure enough the gift sets appear with body shower, soap, face scrub etc that only seem to appear at Christmas time.

    The kind of sets that many people will reach for because they simply have no idea what else to purchase.

    Everyone will use a body spray, body wash and a bar of soap.

     

    It’s almost classed as an easy option. Whichever shop you go in to, whether it be a supermarket or a beauty store, there will always be a selection of gift boxes containing body scents.

    They are normally reasonably priced too so this is another factor that people go for when it comes to buying a gift for someone.

    Nowadays, I find myself trying to find more unique presents. It’s always good to go with the right mindset when present shopping. If you had the item given as a gift to you, would you like it?

    So many times when we go gift shopping, we’ve picked up an item that we’ve thought would be suitable and questioned if we would like it. Any doubt and it’s placed back on the shelf.

    Sometimes we’ve walked out of the shop and returned half an hour later. Our minds have been made up.

  • Christmas gifts,  How to give the perfect gift,  Perfumes

    Perfumes for Christmas

    There’s a particular group of scents that come to mind when shopping for perfumes for Christmas.

     

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    Perfumes for Christmas
    Cinnamon is a very traditional fragrance note for winter perfumes

     

    Woody, spicy, pine, cinnamon and orange scents will very much remind us of the festive season.

    Perfumes for Christmas
    Orange notes are a popular choice when choosing a winter fragrance

     

    It’s a wonderful time of year, full of colour, crisp air and busy shops.

    Just walking through woods during the winter months gives a sense of calm and happiness.

    Perfumes for Christmas
    Winter scents

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

    Beautiful colours are seen on the leaves during the Autumn, as they lay a thick covering on the ground.

    A truly wonderful sight.

    Perfumes for Christmas
    The stunning Autumn/winter colours on the ground

    Along comes winter and we are transformed into a whole new world of frost on the leaves, ice under foot and everyone is wrapped in winter clothing.

     

    Perfumes for Christmas
    Pine smells are a reminder of winter and Christmas

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

    Christmas

    Many people all over the world would say that Christmas is their favourite time of year.

    Not just for the gifts but for quality time with family and the happiness on children’s faces as they open their gifts.

    Everything about Christmas is wonderful.

    Having a birthday in December also, means that those of us do feel the magic of Christmas twice.

    Along with the scented candles that are in the shops at this time of year, there are also rows and rows of gifts in every shop.

    Customers are spoilt for choice with what to purchase for loves ones, friends or work colleagues.

    Walking up and down the gift aisles and seeing every shelf rammed full with Christmas colours and wonderful gifts is purely magical .

    Many women will write that they would like a new perfume from ‘Santa’ and even men like to open a new aftershave by the tree.

    So what fragrances do we search for during winter?

     

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    Perfumes for Christmas

    Spicy and woody fragrances are very popular during the winter months and heavier notes are often chosen during this season.
    It’s almost the opposite end of the fragrance wheel when looking for and purchasing summer scents, like floral and oriental scents.
    Both fragrance families have their own unique style and suitability.

    When the shops have scented candles on sale during Christmas, they are usually made up of spicy, orange and woody notes.

     

    Winter perfume notes

    So when looking for the perfect perfume for a gift or for ourselves to wear during the winter months, we are drawn to the heavy, warm and deep notes.

    Perfumes for Christmas
    Many popular fragrances contain woody notes

    Such fragrances tend to be more powerful that the light and floral scents that are work through the spring and summer months.

    With this is mind, it’s worth noting that the perfumes should be sprayed sparingly as they will be too overwhelming to wear.

    They’ll also leave a heavy perume sillage for those around.

     

    A light spray is all that’s needed with a new winter fragrance, so always try samples before a purchase if available.

    Fragrances will smell very different on the scent paper in store.

    Arriving home to try the new spray only to find that it doesn’t smell the same as in the store, is disappointing.

    There are so many winter fragrances to choose from and one to suit men and women.

    With the cost of perfume, especially around Christmas time, a good purchase is a must.

    Here are some of the most popular fragrances during winter.