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AUTUMN NIGHTS PAMPER PACK

Icy cold autumn nights call for pamper evenings. Fact. One of the best ways to warm up is to run a bubble bath and get stuck right in...

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AUTUMN CANDLE EDIT

What better way to welcome October and the autumnal season ahead than with a fresh batch of candles to add that much-loved cosy vibe...

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BEAUTY SLEEP

There have been so many trends so far this summer, but the key to acing them is all in the detail. Experimenting with new...

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Q&A WITH MUA BECCA

If you’re a lover of Instagram and all things beauty, you’re probably already following at least one or two makeup artists or beauty pages...

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BEAUTY FOR COCKTAIL LOVERS

When it comes to beauty products and the world of pampering, it’s all about scents. Do you have any favourite fragranced products...

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SUMMER TRENDS THE RIGHT WAY

There have been so many trends so far this summer, but the key to acing them is all in the detail. Experimenting with new...

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Summer Candles
REFRESHING SUMMER CANDLES

Complement the longer Summer days by keeping your home fresh and bright with some gorgeous seasonal scents. Candles aren’t only...

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Sweat-Proof Make Up
A GUIDE TO SWEAT-PROOF MAKE UP

We can’t help but rejoice when the sun makes an appearance each day and blazes us with the heat – if we’re lucky – but with the sun...

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Gift Sets
GIFT SETS: ALL YEAR ROUND!

Here at Fragrance Direct, we live by the mantra that a gift set is for life, not just for Christmas – it’s the only way. There’s no need...

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THE BEST BEAUTY & SKINCARE PRODUCTS FOR YOUR SUITCASE

If you’re anything like us, you’ll find narrowing down your beauty products to take on holiday is the worst part of packing – how on...

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THE BEST SHAVERS & EPILATORS

We aren’t here to tell you it’s time to start thinking about hair removal – we’re all for letting it grow if that’s what feels good. Body hair, who cares-right?...

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HOW TO CREATE A FLORAL HEADPIECE

Festival season is underway, and who isn’t excited about long weekends filled with music, booze, and (hopefully) sunshine? Festival fashion is always an exciting part of going to a festival...

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Festival Edit
THE FESTIVAL EDIT

Its officially here – festival season! Whatever festival you are attending you want to feel your best if you’re look is totally extra or you’re keeping it minimal in your doc martins...

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Festival Fashion
FESTIVAL FASHION 2019: TOP TRENDS

Festival fashion is all about outfits that are fun and full of personality. Step out of your comfort zone this summer and take the opportunity to experiment with your style...

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Better than Duty Free Prices
BETTER THAN DUTY FREE PRICES!

No one can deny that they don’t love kicking off their holiday in duty free! Getting a great deal is our number one priority in an airport, so when you pay no VAT we all...

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Himalayan Pink Salt - The Benefits
HIMALAYAN PINK SALT - THE BENEFITS

Have you heard about Himalayan Pink Salt? We are talking about a salt which can be the answer to many skin woes that we suffer with due to environmental issues, everyday stresses...

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Pinterest Beauty Trends
PINTEREST BEAUTY TRENDS

More and more of us are turning to Pinterest for inspiration and trend forecasting so we thought we would pull out some of our favourites for you to have a look through...

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Perfecting that Shelfie
PERFECTING THAT SHELFIE!

We are all aware of the classic selfie but here at Fragrance Direct we have been working on our shelfie’s. For those that don’t know it is a trend on social media and it stands...

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Top 3 Beauty & Make Up Apps
TOP 3 BEAUTY & MAKE UP APPS

These days, there’s an app for just about everything and the ever-current beauty industry has stepped up to the mark. We’ve been seeing beauty and makeup apps springing...

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Yoga Skin
YOGA SKIN

Whether it is with the latest anti- wrinkle cream you have tried or whether you’ve invested in invasive procedures such as botox or plastic surgery we are forever trying to approve...

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Urban Veda
URBAN VEDA - AYURVEDA, SKINCARE AND THE SOUL

5,000 years ago in India the health and well being system called Ayurveda was developed which established a connection between...

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SCENTS ACCORDING TO YOUR CYCLE

Our monthly cycle not only affects our physical wellbeing (hello bloating and spots!) and hormone levels - it also affects our senses. You may have noticed that your sense of smell is affected by...

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FACE VALUE

Most women love to experiment with the latest beauty products to market; whether it’s a glow enhancing illuminator, age defying serum or the latest...

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WATER HARDNESS

Have you ever wondered why your hair can look and feel different when you visit another part of the UK? Same products, same routine, different hair outcome...

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AT WORK WORK OUTS

The start of the year brings one word to mind – hectic. Despite telling yourself that this year will be the year you’ll sort out your skin-care routine, have a balanced diet and exercise more...

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HAIR CARE DURING PREGNANCY

The body goes through many changes during pregnancy, and we all know that it’s safe to take a little extra care when it comes to the food we eat, what we drink and...

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GET TO KNOW THE BRAND: REGENERATE

Enamel erosion happens to everyone, at all ages, and 80% of common tooth problems we all experience at some stage in our lives are caused by enamel erosion and acid...

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HOW TO PROTECT YOUR SKIN ON THE SLOPES

You can’t beat a good skiing vacay, us brits love it! Surrounded by breath taking scenery and often a lot of alcohol, 1.1 million of us enjoy a holiday on the slopes each year...

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GYM PROOF YOUR MAKEUP

Now that we are heading into the new year after giving 2018 a mighty send off, it’s now time to attempt those new year resolutions. One for many people, is to get back in the gym...

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BACK TO WORK MEAL PREP

Whether you’re just trying to stay away from the all too tempting meal deal isle or looking to experiment with a few new recipes for your lunches, we’ve teamed up with London...

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PACKING FOR TRAVELLING LIGHT

Choosing the right carry-on hand luggage is half the battle when it comes to short-haul or weekend travel. Most airlines have strict regulations around the size and weight of your bag, but getting...

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PARTY SHOE PERFECTION

December is upon us and work Christmas parties are just around the corner, bringing on the dreaded question- what to wear? Fear not! We have teamed up with our friends over at EGO Shoes to help...

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LIVER CARE

The festive period is a time where everyone is guilty for over indulging. Healthy diets and gym sessions slip down our list of priorities as we eat and drink till our hearts content and use our staple...

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WHAT TO EXPECT GOING FOR A WAX

Waxing is one of the most popular forms of hair removal. Effective, easy to maintain and relatively inexpensive, it can give you weeks of hairless skin. This is perfect if you’d rather ditch other more...

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BEAUTY ADVENT CALENDARS

While the highlight of December used to be waking up to a sweet treat every morning, now we’re more interested in all the beauty treats on offer from our Advent Calendars. With lots of top beauty brands...

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BEST CANDLES FOR RELAXATION

It’s usual for us to feel a little bit mopey during this time of year. The nights are getting colder and the chill of winter is setting in. It also seems far easier to become stressed, and why wouldn’t it?...

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SUMMER SMOOTHIE RECIPE

There’s nothing better in the summer time that a fresh, fruity smoothie to give you a little bit of a pick-me-up. Especially in all the hot weather we’ve been having recently it can feel a bit...

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TOP 8 MUST SEE CITY BREAKS

If you love exploring new cities and can’t decide where to go next, these 8 destinations may just inspire you to grab your passport and best friend, pack a travel bag, and book that last-minute...

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HOW TO PACK FOR A WEEKEND BREAK

When it comes to packing for a weekend break, no matter how many times you write a list, start packing 3 days before and make many mental notes, you always end up forgetting something...

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HOW TO CURL HAIR 

Cute, curled locks are all the rage at the moment. But if you’re one of the many that struggles to keep curls in, all that time and effort with the tongs can feel a little pointless. The trick is to...

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PREGNANCY BEAUTY ESSENTIALS

If you’re expecting a baby, it can be an exciting time! As the mum-to-be, it can also throw things you’ve previously taken for granted into question. From the food you eat to the beauty products...

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WEDDING MAKE UP LOOKS

Wedding season is well and truly here! Check out makeup looks on somewhere like Pinterest and you’ll find billions (quite literally) of ideas to go at. That makes it the fastest way to both be...

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TRAVEL BEAUTY ESSENTIALS

It is so hard to make sure you pack all your beauty products when you’re heading off on a trip, you’re almost guaranteed to forget at least one thing. There’s a chance you can pick...

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HOT TOPIC: MORINGA

Move over turmeric and Argan oil because there’s a new super ingredient in the beauty world; say hello to the Moringa leaf. Moringa is a nutrient-rich plant that has been used in herbal...

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HOW TO FRAGRANCE YOUR HOME

As the flowers start blooming outside and those temperatures slowly creep back up, it’s the perfect time to shop for a new home fragrance worthy of the spring and summer...

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