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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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UTOPIA SKINCARE: GET TO KNOW THE BRAND

There are so many ways that the skin naturally changes as you age, and it can be quite a scary experience: your body stops producing as much collagen as it used to meaning the skin’s...

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WITCH HAZEL BENEFITS

Have you heard of Witch Hazel? It is the new ingredient people are looking for in their products to treat skin troubles! Witch Hazel is derived from the leaves and bark of ...

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BEAUTY BUZZ WORDS

The spring season is here, and there are some key beauty buzz words flying about. So, we are here to educate you with everything you need to know about the latest hot topics. With us...

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AHAVA: GET TO KNOW THE BRAND

As the only brand in the world to use botanicals and minerals drawn from the Dead Sea, AHAVA is mixing things up in the skincare market. Letting nature lead the way, their scientific...

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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 our...

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DERMALOGICA'S HYDRATION HEROES

If, like most of us, your skin has been left feeling dry, uncomfortable and looking a little dull thanks to the harsh Winter weather, then you’ll be glad to hear that Dermalogica, one of our...

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VEGAN FRIENDLY BEAUTY...

January, the first month of the new year, a time many of us try and make a change. Whether it is joining the gym or starting guitar lessons, the start of the year inspires us to try new things...

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VITAMIN C TO GIVE YOU A BOOST...

Why are we obsessed with Vitamin C? Well we traditionally get Vitamin C from super foods such as spinach and kale and in fruits such as oranges and strawberries, but it can now...

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GATINEAU: GET TO KNOW THE BRAND...

This month’s brand of the month is Gatineau and we could not be more excited to celebrate this incredible brand. Gatineau has provided professional skincare for more than 85 years...

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GUIDE TO A RELAXING PAMPER...

We all know how relaxing a good spa day can be – the calming music, luxurious treatments and fluffy robes can soothe even the most stressed among us. But the best spa...

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GIVE YOURSELF A FULL BODY PAMPER...

Why not treat yourself this Christmas? Take a minute away from worrying about everyone else and cleanse yourself from the inside out, freeing yourself of all pre-Christmas stresses. We all...

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HOW TO PROTECT YOUR SKIN...

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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SKINCARE ROUTINE FOR OILY...

Skincare isn’t always as straightforward as we’d like. We all have different skin types, so we all require specific care to suit our needs. Whilst some of us are blessed with ‘normal’ skin...

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THE BEST EYE CREAMS FOR...

It is nearly December; can you believe it? Christmas party season is nearly in full swing. Sequins and glitter are starting to creep into wardrobes as the December diary is now...

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VITAMIN D: SKIN

In today’s world we are always trying to find new solutions that will protect our skin from the world. Pollution, global warning and dietary problems are things we often hear about in...

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WHAT TO EXPECT: FACIAL

There’s nothing more relaxing than putting your feet up and being pampered. But if you’re new to treatments like facials, you may be wondering what actually happens when you get in...

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CBD IN BEAUTY PRODUCTS

Ok, so we haven’t seen this much hype around a leafy green since kale but thanks to CBD, cannabis is having its moment. Cannabis is a hot topic now in the luxury beauty and wellness...

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15 MINUTE SKINCARE ROUTINE

The morning rush means a race against time to catch your bus, train or tram. Planning your skincare routine ahead of time makes for one less thing to worry about as you scramble...

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WHAT TO EXPECT: SPRAY TAN

Many of us don’t venture to the salon for a spray tan until a big occasion is looming. But what if it goes wrong just when you need to look your best? That’s one of the worries around salon spray...

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DIY FACIAL AT HOME

Facials can work miracles for your skin; they’re cleansing, relaxing and even anti-ageing. A day at the spa for a professional treatment can be a lovely treat, but it can be quite pricey. Luckily...

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BEST OF DERMALOGICA

As soon as we first tried Dermalogica’s products, we were in love. Our crush on the brand hasn’t waned over the years, and we’re as passionate as ever about their smart-working skincare range...

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HOW TO PACK FOR...

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...

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GIRLS NIGHT IN PAMPER KIT

If all those nights out are taking their toll, it’s time to plan a night in to remember. Getting the girls over for a pamper evening is one of the best ways to unwind, catch up and destress...

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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...

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SUMMER BODY CARE

If we’re lucky, the summer is all about spending lazy days in the sunshine. Most of us look forward to the al fresco lifestyle the warm weather brings, but just like the cold winter...

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VITAMINS FOR YOUR SKIN

We all know the importance of a good skincare routine – what we put on our skin to help it stay soft, blemish free and moisturised is very important. But, some of us underestimate...

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CRUELTY FREE AND VEGAN...

For a long time the biggest concerns about make up were how long it stayed on, how much it cost, and whether your sister would try to steal it. This soon changed when people became more...

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SKINCARE OILS

Oil doesn’t have to mean grease! Who knew! Because of its texture many of us avoid using oily products on our skin but listen up. Fragrance Direct bring you beautiful...

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LAYERING SKINCARE

Applying our skincare should be pretty simple right? But with all the additions from serums, toners, targeted treatments and SPF it can get quite confusing...

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BEARD HYGIENE

Take a walk down any UK street, or spend any time in any one of the many artisan coffee shops around the country and you’re sure to spot plenty of guys with beards. But...

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