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Favorite Winter Perfumes


Hi everyone! Hope you are all doing swell! With the season in full Winter swing ( well as much as it can be here in Florida) I really take the time to enjoy some of my more wintery or heavier (if that even makes sense to you) perfumes. Living in Sunny South Florida we don’t really get any sort of winter and therefore the scents I usually use are light and airy just like the weather. So in order for me to make myself feel more in the Holiday/ Winter spirit I like to change it up and use some of my other favorites. Each of these is so different from one another so it really is hard to pick a favorite. Plus I enjoy that because they are all so different from one another that it allows me to enjoy all of my favorite notes in each without having tons of the same kind. I hope you all enjoyed this as much I did sharing it with you all! If you some of you have been following me for a while then you may have picked up on how much of a perfume fanatic I am so I really do enjoy doing perfume articles! I would love to see what some of your favorites are so please share!!!!


Narciso Rodriguez/ Nest Indigo/Burberry London/ Elizabeth and James Black/ Jo Malone Early Grey & Cucumber/

Bond Nuits de Noho/ Zara Black Amber ( I couldn’t find it online =/)

Sephora Picks


Whenever I go to the mall I feel like it is never complete without a trip to Sephora, wether I need something or not it is always so much fun to wander around and be surrounded by things that make me feel good. On this last trip I ended up picking up some items that I really needed and really wanted to try.


The Dry Bar line at Sephora is currently my hair care obsession, I started with the VIP Pack and since then I have been hooked. This dry shampoo is simply amazing and really peps up your hair without it looking chalky like other dry shampoos can do. Also the smell alone is such a selling point, it is so fresh and pleasant that you will wonder how you ever lived without it! Also the clips are great for blowdrying instead of me just using one clip and constantly putting down my blow dryer to take another section of hair down, I can section it all out before I start and just take them out section at a time.

Next are these awesome Facial Pads by Peter Thomas Roth. Now I have to admit I didn’t go in looking for these I wanted their Sulfur Mask but unfortunalty its so popular that they were out. There was actually a Peter Thomas Roth consultant there and she recommended these pads that are like an all in one and wold be great for my oily skin. I think they smell great (a Peach Bellini Scent to be exact) but some say the smell is kind of strong for them. Also the pads are so saturated with product that you can actually cut them in half and use only half for each use (and you now have twice the amount!).


No trip is complete for me without a visit to the perfume section, if you didn’t know already I am a huge/obsessed  fragrance lover! I finally found the Nirvana Black Roller Ball by Elizabeth and James which I had been searching for since they came out. If you haven’t had smelled these yet then you are missing out, because they are wonderful! I already have the Nirvana White Rollerball which is a light, fresh and airy fragrance that I wear all of the time. Finally I was so excited that I was able to find the Nirvana Black Rollerball that is a more sweet and musky scent which to me is more of a night time fragrance. What some don’t know is that alone these scents are remarkable but they can even be worn layered together to create a unique scent that is all your own.

Hope you all enjoyed these recent picks of mine and would love to hear what are some of your must have Sephora finds!

xoxo Val


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