All this smouldering stuff set the scene for the media launch in Sydney prior to going on counter pre-Christmas. Hosted by Peter Playford – Country Manager, Puig Oceania, media experienced the fragrance through gorgeous male models spray sampling guests. No complaints heard!
The fragrance is described as ‘fresh smouldering oriental’. The two perfumers are Anne Flipo, creator of the Lady Million fragrance, and Caroline Dumur, both working at IFF. The challenge was to convey the sensation of skin shivering with desire and burning with pleasure in an olfactory expression. This idea of a “smouldering shiver” guided the perfumers to achieve a composition with two accords that contrast and harmonise with each other. The fragrance also had to call on all of the senses. Smell, of course, but also taste and touch, like a sensory trap.
To capture fantasised eroticism in a bottle, the designer juxtaposed power and restraint to convey excess in its animality and purity at the same time. With a solid base and thick, chiselled glass, the bottle opens with a flirty snap for a masculine gesture.
Paco Rabanne Pure XS RRP $97.00 (50ml) RRP $129.00 (100ml) available at Myer and David Jones stores nationally now.
Following many years of research and development, the pearly white new eye cream from Skin Physics®, EYEFIX-360®, has arrived, and it’s a game changer in the world of anti-ageing eye creams. Most eye creams either promise instant effects or long terms results; with little being able to produce both...until now.
Whether you have a high roller budget, or a shoe string discretionary spend would you ever purchase a fragrance you just don’t like…and then wear it? A fragrance is your sensory signature, it’s your lasting sensory impression you leave with the one you encounter. A woman or man’s relationship with their fragrance is an intimate bond. The scent of a fragrance allows you to be creative and individual, to create an alter ego or choose a particular persona - you choose who you would like to be that day.
Asia remains the dominant player in global skincare sales, with consumers across the continent “obsessed with” seeking to achieve flawless skin that is clear, luminous and seemingly transparent. To help cosmetic manufacturers tap into this growing trend for the appearance of glass-like, cloudless skin, in-cosmetics Asia (trade show) has announced hydration and haircare as two of these major focuses of its Spotlight On areas this year.