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Essential Oils

Summer scents

DKNY Be Delicious London (HK$520/50ml)

Claim: the signature green apple scent in the Be Delicious series gets remixed with blackcurrant, honeysuckle and English roses to celebrate the city of London.

Cartier Baiser Vole (HK$985/50ml)

Wednesday, 15 August, 2012, 10:54pm


Red Flower - French Lavender Isla das Rocas revitalising sea salt scrub (HK$520/411 grams)

Claim: the salt crystals, from the south Atlantic coastline, remove dry skin and stimulate circulation. Infused with aloe vera and antioxidant vitamin-rich sea algae, the paste is scented with oils of lavender, peppermint, rosemary and pepperina.

13 Jul 2012 - 12:00am

Home scents

Abode Aroma - Ginger Pear Diffuser

4 May 2012 - 12:00am

This week we test: solid fragrances

Small and perfectly formed for slipping inside your clutch. Rubbing a little of the cream perfume onto your pulse points will immediately make people around you swoon - only in delight, fear not.

L'Occitane Cherry Princess Solid Perfume (HK$90/10g)

12 Feb 2012 - 12:00am

SIXTH scents

A fashionable festive look wouldn't be complete without a touch of fragrance. The selection of beautiful scents is endless. From celebrity concoctions to niche organics and updated classics, there is a style that appeals to everyone and every moment.

However, for many, this makes knowing which one suits them - or the event in question - that little bit harder to deduce.

8 Dec 2011 - 12:00am

Body Oils

Rodial Stretch MX (HK$980/125ml)

Claim: a new release championed by Victoria Beckham following last month's birth of Harper Seven Beckham, this formula diminishes existing and new stretch marks. Good for post-pregnancy, as it also works to smooth and tighten the skin.

Skin & Bones Luxurious Face+Body+Hair Oil (HK$440/100ml), available at Joyce

2 Sep 2011 - 12:00am

Eaux De Toilette

Davidoff Adventure Eau Fraiche (HK$400/50ml)

Claim: A fresher, lighter version of their 'rugged' Adventure fragrance, Eau Fraiche mixes the traditional (mandarin, neroli and bergamot) with the modern (ginger, basil), built upon a strong, masculine base of cedarwood, vetiver and white musk.

5 Aug 2011 - 12:00am

Sha Tin Pomelotini

The Hyatt Regency Hotel looks out over Hong Kong's Tolo Harbour on one side and Kau To Shan's mountain peaks on the other. For years, plantation workers, when taking a break from harvesting the plump yellowish-green citrus fruit they call a pomelo, might have taken a breath, squinted at the sun and peered at the same glinting waters and velvet greenery.

14 Jul 2011 - 12:00am

This week we test: facial mist

Feel the magic of a little spritz of mist - especially after a long and dehydrating flight or a late night out - you'll be completely refreshed.

Missha Super Aqua Aroma Deep Sea Water

Facial Mist (Lavender) (HK$162/150ml)

27 Mar 2011 - 12:00am

The WOW factor

Naturally radiant

6 Mar 2011 - 12:00am