It's a scent note that pops up in nearly every perfume, either under the full name of Ambergris or the shortened Amber. But what is ambergris? A lot of notes come from flowers, herbs and other fairly normal materials but ambergris is in fact a secretion from the sperm whale. Some even call it whale vomit or poop but it's actually neither. The whale produces ambergris to protect its stomach from sharp bones of fish which it eats. The origins of this strange material is still a bit of a mystery since it is only 1% of the 350.000 sperm
Fragrances don't just make us smell good, they can also trigger emotions. We associate certain things with certain scents: Vanilla is described as a very seductive scent and is hence commonly found in heavier evening fragrances. Fresher citrus scents often mimic energy and activity and are known to uplift our mood. According to a study by Dr Alan Hirsch, an American neurologist and psychiatrist specialising in scent loss, perfume can have a huge influence on how its wearer is perceived by his or her surroundings. In his scent study, around 40 men and women were asked to guess each others'
Have you tried the Gosh Wonder Lips gift set yet? If not, then we have some very good reasons to do so. 3 members of the Perfume-Click team have tried out the lip kit and the verdict is clear; this is amazing! What Is The Gosh Wonder Lips? First of all, let's talk about the actual lip kit! It comes in a travel set with two lipglosses. These are not just any glosses! They come with a mirror on the side and a light in the lid. It's literally everything you need to apply your lip products, in a purse-friendly
1. Scotch Tape! If you are going for a smokey eye or just a heavier eye look, scotch tape is you friend! Align the scotch tape from the outer corner of your eye up to the end of your eyebrow in order to make a sharp line, which will make your eye-shadow look flawless. 2. Make your eyes look bigger If you are unhappy with the size of your eyes, then we have the perfect trick for you. Use a nude eye-liner in you water line to give your eyes a bigger look. If you have really fair skin, you
The always-exciting festival season is over us and that calls for new bright trends! Going to a festival isn't just about the music, your friends and some good time in the sun. For some of us, it's also about the style! If you're not sure how to style yourself this season, then look no further! We present to you our 5 Festival Style Tips: Source 1. Braids and plaids! Braids are everywhere this summer and we completely understand! It's such an easy way to make your hair look super cute and at the same time get it out of your
It's starting to get really hot and we all need to take precautions against the sun, but if you're beauty fan like us you also want to make sure your make-up stays in place the whole day! We have created a little guide with 5 heatproof products that you simply can't live without this summer! First of all it's important to have a perfect base for your make-up. We recommend that you start your summer days off with a good scrub and why not do it in style? Grab this great exfoliator from Guinot from their professional skincare range and
Isn't it annoying when that lovely perfume just can't seem to stay on? This week we're bringing you 3 amazing tips for making your fav fragrance last longer. The longevity of a fragrance can depend on a lot of different things, like the concentration of perfume oil (always go for an Eau de Parfum if you want a strong scent) the quality of the blend and your skin type. If you wear a certain scent often you might also become nose-blind to it, which can make you feel that it's not lasting very long. Before you try any of these
To celebrate the summer spirit we've compiled a list of our 9 favourite perfumes with notes of popular spirit like vodka, gin and rum. Perfect selections for a summer night out with cocktails! VODKA This Russian favourite is probably the best possible shape a potato can come in. The word vodka is derived from the slavik word for water which makes sense considering that the best bottles famously taste of pretty much nothing but refreshing water (...with a heart-warming finish). Although the clear spirit is not particularly known for its scent, there is a surprisingly big number of fragrances for
How long have you been searching for the perfect product? How many drugstore aisles have you wandered aimlessly in search of THE ONE, how much money spent on expensive, pronouncedly mediocre all-in-one products that were close enough but never quite what you wanted? The impression persists that in the colourful and ever-evolving world of make-up it is basically impossible to stick to just one product in order to achieve the best result. So rather than trying to squeeze your uniqueness into one tub of wonder paste, compliment your skin with a combination of products that match your personal beauty needs!
We've all seen them on the red carpet with their flawless skin and perfect manicures; the amount of time and money that celebrities spend on their beauty can be hard to even grasp for us “common people”. To give a little insight we have made a list of the most exclusive and expensive celebrity beauty habits, prepare to have your jaw drop! 1. Manicures Ever see those amazing nails on the red carpet and curse while looking down at your own chipped mess? The nails of the rich & famous looks amazing but they don't come cheap! Stars like Kelly