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MENOPAUSE SKIN & HAIR

Menopause affects every woman, and what’s more, it affects every woman differently. The transition can be simple enough, but for some...

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BEST GIFTS FOR EVERY FAMILY MEMBER

Christmas shopping for family members never has to be difficult again. Here lies the ultimate guide. Whether you’re shopping for...

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GET TO KNOW: AUSTRALIAN BODYCARE

Today we’re showcasing a leading beauty brand, Australian Bodycare. Since 1992 they have been a brand leader in Tea Tree Oil...

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BOYFRIEND'S GUIDE TO XMAS SHOPPING

For all the boyfriends out there, what you are about to read is pure gold dust. You’ll never be feeling stuck again when it comes...

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TIPS FOR DEALING WITH ACNE SCARS

If you suffer or have suffered from acne, you might be familiar with the scars it can leave behind. Acne scars might be frustrating...

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HALLOWEEN MAKEUP REMOVAL

You know you’ve put a lot of time and effort into your Halloween makeup when it takes three days to fully remove every last trace of...

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GET TO KNOW: LOVE BEAUTY & PLANET

Love Beauty and Planet started with one goal… to make you more beautiful and to give a little love to the planet. They want to help make a...

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A GUIDE TO SELF TAN REMOVAL

Whether you’ve applied fake tan for a special occasion or you’re a year-round fanatic, understanding how to take it off properly...

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MEN'S AUTUMN SKINCARE

The ultimate men’s skincare edit is finally here, just in time for autumn and the surge of icy cold and wet weather it brings with it. Looking after...

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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 BEAUTY PICKS

Your alarm goes off in the morning, you stretch your arm out to snooze (of course) your phone for another ten minutes and sink back...

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GIFTS FOR EVERY PERSONALITY

Buying gifts should be exciting and something you enjoy doing as it’s a great way to treat someone special. However, we’ve all been there when...

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THE BEST FACE MASKS FOR YOUR SKIN

When your skin is literally begging for some TLC, face masks can be the best remedy. They offer the ultimate pick me up for your skin...

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ALLURE FD WINNERS

How exciting? Allure magazine aka The Beauty Expert recently announced the winners of their very own Best Of Beauty Awards for 2019 and...

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WHY GOJI BERRY?

Before we jump into the ‘why’, let’s start with the ‘what’. So, you may have noticed the ingredient goji berry popping up in a lot of skincare...

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GLASS SKIN TREND

It’s going viral and that’s because Korean skincare trends are some of the most innovative in the beauty industry and can always be guaranteed...

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BARGAIN SERIES: LESS THAN £1

And now… for our final instalment of the bargain series. Today we’re showcasing a whole load of goodies that are all less than £1. Are you excited...

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A BEAUTY BAR A DAY

It sure does and that’s because they’re absolutely jam-packed with rich ingredients that are extremely beneficial for your skin. When it comes to...

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ANTI-POLLUTION BEAUTY EDIT

There’s plenty of research that links pollution and toxic air with premature ageing and skin concerns. With pollution and global warming...

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BARGAIN SERIES: LESS THAN £5

We’re back with another bargain series post! Last week we posted about all our favourite products under £10 and you guys loved it. So, we...

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SUMMER TO AUTUMN SKINCARE TRANSITION

Summer skincare is all about the lightweight gel creams, tinted moisturisers and sweat proof primers, however as we head into the Autumn...

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CRUELTY FREE BEAUTY EDIT

It feels good to do good. So, why not start building up a collection of cruelty-free makeup and beauty goodies? For so long we’ve been buying...

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BARGAIN SERIES: LESS THAN £10

At Fragrance Direct, indulging in luxury for less is pretty much our mantra. We’re all about getting the most for your money and with our...

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BEAUTY SLEEP

Sleep is ALWAYS a hot topic! Did you get a full 8 hours last night? Are you struggling to drop off? According to stats a third of us aren’t...

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FESTIVAL SURVIVAL TIPS

Come rain or shine, festival happenings are pretty unpredictable. Will it be the time of your life? Will it rain? Will the sun be unbearably hot and...

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LAZY DAYS CALL FOR SHOWER CREAMS

Let’s be honest, some days a full-on body M.O.T both in and out the shower consisting of buffing, exfoliating, cleansing, moisturising and so...

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FIRIMING EVERYTHING!

Throughout each and every single one of our lives, it’s inevitable that our skin goes through changes. Whether that’s going from combination...

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HOW TO MAINTAIN GLOWY SUMMER SKIN

During the summer months we all strive for that gorgeous, firm, tanned, glowing skin to give you the perfect sun-kissed look. Glowy skin...

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ULTIMATE GUIDE TO FACIAL CLEANSING

Skincare can be a little overwhelming. From serums to toners, and how often to wash your face to what to wash it with, there’s a lot...

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GATINEAU - THE IMPORTANCE OF EXFOLIATION

The world of exfoliators can feel a little complicated, yet it is without doubt the best thing you can do for your skin to get that radiant...

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The Best Beauty For Cocktail Lovers
THE BEST 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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Spa-On-The-Go
SPA-ON-THE-GO

Sheet Masks may look frightening but the nourishment and benefits you can get from them is second to none, not to mention the time...

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A Guide to 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 - For Special Occasions, All Year Round!
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 Skincare & Beauty For Your Suitcase
THE BEST SKINCARE & BEAUTY FOR YOUR SUITCASE

If you’re anything like us, you’ll find narrowing down your beauty products to take on...

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The Best Shavers & Epilators
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...

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The  Organic Pharmacy - Get To Know The Brand
GET TO KNOW THE ORGANIC PHARMACY

The Organic Pharmacy is this month’s Brand of the Month at Fragrance Direct, so we thought we’d share a little bit more about...

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The After Sun Care of Dreams
THE AFTER SUN CARE OF DREAMS

When it comes to packing for a holiday, one of the first things we think of in the beauty department is sun cream, right? In fact...

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Hand Luggage Heros
HAND LUGGAGE HEROS

Here at Fragrance Direct we love travelled size minis, so we decided to discuss some of our favourites. Mini’s are great for testing...

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The Best Tinted Moisturisers
THE BEST TINTED MOISTURISERS

While the weather is warmer letting your skin breathe is important, look for different options to give you the best coverage without...

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Dermalogica - Age Bright Clearing
DERMALOGICA - AGE BRIGHT CLEARING

Introducing the new Age Bright Clearing Serum and Age Bright Spot Fader from Dermalogica! We caught up with Dermalogica’s...

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Sun Cream For All Skin Types
SUN CREAMS FOR ALL SKIN TYPES

We all know we should be wearing SPF daily but how many of us really take that seriously? With cases of melanoma skin...

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Nuxe - 6 Uses for the Iconic Huile Prodigieuses
HOW OFTEN SHOULD YOU EXFOLIATE

Whether you’re prepping for a fake tan session, buffing away dry skin, or just trying to introduce exfoliation as part of your regular skincare...

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Adult Acne - Why it Occurs and How to Deal With It
GET TO KNOW NATURA

Sheet masks are a huge beauty trend that most of us will have tried (and loved) at least once. Loaded with supercharged ingredients...

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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...

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Nuxe - 6 Uses for the Iconic Huile Prodigieuses
HOW TO COMBAT JETLAG SKIN

We all suffer when we travel long haul across the globe, jet lag is known for making us tired, disorientated and overall pretty rubbish...

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Adult Acne - Why it Occurs and How to Deal With It
ADULT ACNE

Acne doesn’t just plague teenagers and if you have had to deal with acne in later stages of your life, you’ll know how distressing it can be...

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Decleor - Green Manadarin
DECLEOR - GREEN MANDARIN

Decleor have introduced a new range into their gorgeous collection of essential oils skincare, enter Green Mandarin. The Green Mandarin...

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Nuxe - 6 Uses for the Iconic Huile Prodigieuses
NUXE - 6 USES FOR THE ICONIC HUILE PRODIGIESUES

Nuxe’s most iconic product is the Huile Prodigieuse, a multipurpose dry oil. The ultimate skincare product, offering a unique sensory...

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The Best Gold & Charcoal Face Masks
THE BEST GOLD & CHARCOAL FACE MASKS

Instagram beauty trends seem to come and go faster than you can say ‘influencer’, so the few exceptions – the beauty trends that stick – are usually pretty special. We’ve tried...

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Spring is in the Air with Gatineau
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...

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Tanning mousse, Spray or Lotion - Which is Best?
TANNING MOUSSE, SPRAY OR LOTION?

There’s no denying the appeal of a sun-kissed glow. No matter what your natural skin tone, even just the hint of a tan can help to make you look healthier and feel more...

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Alcohol Skin
ALCOHOL SKIN

Bank holiday season is here! Which means one thing… a lot of alcohol! We are all partial to a drink especially when the sun comes out, in Britain we go crazy due to it being...

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Spring is in the Air with Gatineau
SPRING IS IN THE AIR WITH GATINEAU

After months of snow, slush, and freezing cold temperatures, spring is finally on the horizon.It’s quite an exciting prospect – packing away the Winter woolies…. gone are the...

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The Benefits of Rosehip Oil
THE BENEFITS OF ROSEHIP OIL

One of the oldest ingredients that is historically known as a therapeutic remedy and well quite frankly a miracle worker is Rose Hip Oil. This ingredient certainly lives...

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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 for...

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Dermalogica Prisma Protect
DERMALOGICA PRISMA PROTECT

It isn’t new to us that exposure to the sun’s UV rays can have a huge impact on our skin. We all know to apply some form of sun protection on really hot days, when we’re away on..

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Controlling Acne
CONTROLLING ACNE...

With March marking the beginning of Spring, most of us will be looking forward to our skin returning to its glorious hydrated state. However, the initial change in weather can cause...

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Get to Know Nuxe
GET TO KNOW THE BRAND: NUXE

Founded more than 50 years ago by Aliza Jabès, a pharmacist with an interest in phytotherapy and aromatherapy, NUXE is one of France’s best-selling pharmacy brands...

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  • If you suffer or have suffered from acne, you might be familiar with the scars it can leave behind. Acne...

    READ MORE >

  • You know you’ve put a lot of time and effort into your Halloween makeup when it takes three days...

    READ MORE >

  • Love Beauty and Planet started with one goal… to make you more beautiful and to give a little love to the...

    READ MORE >

  • Whether you’ve applied fake tan for a special occasion or you’re a year-round fanatic, understanding...

    READ MORE >

  • The ultimate men’s skincare edit is finally here, just in time for autumn and the surge of icy cold and wet...

    READ MORE >

  • Icy cold autumn nights call for pamper evenings. Fact. One of the best ways to warm up is to run a bubble...

    READ MORE >

  • Your alarm goes off in the morning, you stretch your arm out to snooze (of course) your phone for...

    READ MORE >

  • Buying gifts should be exciting and something you enjoy doing as it’s a great way to treat someone...

    READ MORE >

  • When your skin is literally begging for some TLC, face masks can be the best remedy. They offer the...

    READ MORE >

  • How exciting? Allure magazine aka The Beauty Expert recently announced the winners of their very...

    READ MORE >

  • Before we jump into the ‘why’, let’s start with the ‘what’. So, you may have noticed the ingredient goji berry...

    READ MORE >

  • It’s going viral and that’s because Korean skincare trends are some of the most innovative in the...

    READ MORE >

  • And now… for our final instalment of the bargain series. Today we’re showcasing a whole laoad...

    READ MORE >

  • It sure does and that’s because they’re absolutely jam-packed with rich ingredients that are extremely...

    READ MORE >

  • There’s plenty of research that links pollution and toxic air with premature ageing and skin concerns...

    READ MORE >

  • We’re back with another bargain series post! Last week we posted about all our favourite products...

    READ MORE >

  • Skincare can be a little overwhelming. From serums to toners, and how often to wash your face to what to...

    READ MORE >

  • The world of exfoliators can feel a little complicated, yet it is without doubt the best thing you can do for...

    READ MORE >

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

    READ MORE >

  • Sheet Masks may look frightening but the nourishment and benefits you can get from them is second...

    READ MORE >

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