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It's officially Kylie Jenner's birthday, so the world will stop revolving and time will alter to suit the billionaire make-up mogul.

The 21-year-old woke up to her house completely covered in red roses yesterday morning, courtesy of her boyfriend and baby daddy Travis Scott.

Jenner shared a video of the flowers on her Instagram, captioning it;

“My house is covered in ROSES! Travis Scott and it’s not even my birthday yet!!!!! Omg.”

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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Jenner shows herself walking through the sea of petals as her and Scott's daughter Stormi throws the roses into the air with excitement in the background.

28-year-old rapper Scott gave her a sweet card which read; “Happy Birthday!!!! We’re just getting started. Love you!!!!”

The Keeping Up With The Kardashians star turns 22 on August 10, but she appears to be getting a whole birthday month?

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Jenner also showed off her rose-filled house on her Instagram Stories, saying;

“This man covered my house in roses OMG!!!!!!!!” Jenner wrote over the video, with the song Wake Up playing from Travis' album Astroworld.

In November of last year, the Kylie Cosmetics founder arrived home to a plethora of bouquets all over her house.

Scott pulls out all the stops regularly for his girlfriend, especially on Mother's Day.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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Jenner posted several photos and videos documenting her celebration with Scott and their 18-month-old baby girl, Stormi.

“Yesterday started with a 6am walk with this one,” the mum captioned a photo of Stormi.

“Then we started our day,” she continued, sharing a video of Stormi, sporting pigtails and a denim skirt, playing in a park.

Scott later surprised Jenner with a beachside dinner at Nobu in Malibu for the occasion.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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“To a private dinner at my favourite place with my family,” she captioned a photo of Stormi staring out at the water. “Thank you Travis Scott for the best Mother’s Day.”

A source previously told People, Scott and Jenner are thinking about having a second baby soon, as well as getting married.

“Kylie is very happy with her life,” the source said. “She and Travis are discussing marriage.”

The pair have been dating since 2017 when they met at Coachella.

Feature image: Instagram/@tryliealways

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Valentine's Day can put a LOT of pressure on our shoulders (or those of our boyfriends/husbands) when it comes to gifts.

Whether it's the classic present of roses, chocolates or more elaborate ideas like a hotel getaway; you're going to need some good offers because the holiday brings some expenses alongside it.

We've created a list of our top Valentine's Day gifts you can find at the moment, get them before they're gone.

1. Jo Malone London Valentine's Day Floral Box

What better treat to give than the iconic Jo Malone glamorous glass bottle, containing a scent inspired by "seven of the world's finest roses", with a hint of lemon and crushed violet leaves.

Positively dreamy, a little bit like everlasting love. The special floral box is available exclusively from February 7 until Valentine's Day, and we advise pre-ordering because these will absolutely fly out the door.

Buy: Appassionata Flowers
Price: €155

2. Absolut Vodka: A Drop of Love

Some of us need something stronger for Valentine's Day, and Absolut really is the perfect choice. They've created the Drop of Love bottle; an ink message fed from signs of hatred around the world and turned into a message of love. Pretty inspiring.

The action has been used by the company to show the ability to recycle hatred and create something better from it; for example some UNREAL vodka with natural ingredients and no added sugar.

The Swedish vodka brand love coming up with campaigns with artists, designers and aid organisations, and this Valentine's Day bottle is the best one yet.

Buy: www.urban-drinks.de
Price: €18.90

3. Jo Malone London Irresistible Pairs

Jo Malone have partnered up their most loved scents to curate the Jo Malone London Power Couples; layer the fragrant duos to create an irresistible pairing on your skin.

Trust us when we say…they smell AMAZING. The New Romantics feature peony and blush suede and wild bluebell for a softly sensual scent, The Sweethearts combine the English pear and freesia with nectarine blossom and honey for a golden pair.

Seaside Soulmates bring together zesty citrus nots with lime basil and mandarin and wood sage and sea salt for a dynamic duo. Lastly, Star-Crossed Lovers pair jasmine sambac and marigold with wood sage and sea salt for a heavenly experience.

We can't gush enough about these, what a beautiful Valentine's treat these would be.

Buy: Jo Malone London
Price: From €54

4. Weir & Sons Valentine's Day jewellery collection

This Fabergé Palais Tsarskoye Selo turquoise heart locket pendant is exclusive to Weir & Sons of Grafton Street, Ireland.

It's absolutely stunning, and would certainly attract attention if your lover chose it for around your neck. 

We'll be dropping hints left. right and centre for this one. Whoever picks it out for us would truly have our heart in a box.

Buy: Weirs & Sons, Grafton Street
Price: €8,875

 5. Limited Edition Red Caps & Keepsake Heart-Shaped Box from Jo Malone London

Limited edition red caps are only €5 each along with a free heart-shaped box when you make a purchase between February 1 and February 14, and you can even add a free embossed message, date or initials to the box as an added extra.

It's the first time that the veteran brand are offering a romantic take on Jo Malone London’s signature cream and black packaging; you can acquire the gorgeous heart-shaped box when you buy two or more products in select boutiques in Ireland.

We're heading straight to the shop, we can't let this offer go.

Buy: Jo Malone London
Price: €5

6. L'Occitane Romantic Rose collection

For Valentine's Day, it's only too important to smell and feel your best. We've found the ideal scent for the eve: ROSE. French powerhouse brand L'Occitane have gifted us with a set, that we all both need and deserve.

The gorgeous and elegant fragrance set includes: Rose Eau de Toilette, Rose Shower Gel, Rose Body Lotion and Rose Hand Cream. 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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L'Occitane 'Romantic Rose' collection is priced at €69 from the L'Occitane website.

7. Bia Beauty facial oil

We are LUSTING after Bia Beauty at the moment; the emerging Irish brand use Mother Nature to deliver 100 percent natural, highly effective, ethically sourced and excellently-packaged products.

Owner Tracey Ryan is a herbal scientist based in Cork, so she has an abundance of fresh ingredients on her doorstep to use, which helped her to create their facial oil.

The nutritious skin product contains rose hip seed oil which is full of anti-oxidants, vitamins and essential fatty acids. Wear it at night to repair and soothe the skin or during the day to boost hydration and plump the skin.

Give it as a gift this Valentine's Day for a woman who desires reduced scarring and increased cell rejuvenation. Gorgeous, Irish and cruelty free: Award-winning Bia Beauty products are definitely made with love. 

Buy: Bia Beauty
Price: €32.95

8. Solid Fragrance Combining Palette by Jo Malone London

A sleek, travel-ready palette is absolutely genius from Jo Malone; it effortlessly encases two solid perfumes for on-the-go scents.

Customers can fill their palette with their choice of two Jo Malone London scents from a selection of ten of the brand’s most-loved, to curate their own pair.

Choose from; Lime Basil & Mandarin, Basil & Neroli, Pomegranate Noir, English Pear & Freesia, Blackberry & Bay, Nectarine Blossom & Honey, Peony & Blush Suede, Mimosa & Cardamom, Wood Sage & Sea Salt and Oud & Bergamot. 

The Palette and Refills are available now at Brown Thomas Dublin, get your hands on a pair ASAP before they sell out for Valentine's Day. The cologne's are basically unisex, so they can be bought for man or woman.

Buy: Jo Malone London
Price: Palette: €27
Perfume/Cologne: €16
Perfume/Cologne Intense: €18

9. The Clean Beauty Edit haircare essentials gift-set

Time to go clean and green in 2019; the Clean Beauty Edit are bringing cult, clean beauty brands to Ireland through their gorgeous online boutique.

Olio E Osso, Ilia Beauty, Evolve Organic Beauty, Warpaint, Lily Lolo, Ere Perez and Sun Potion are the brands which Clean Beauty Edit are importing to Ireland,

All products are natural, cruelty-free, toxin-free and sustainably produced and packaged, and their haircare gift-set is GORGEOUS for Valentine's Day. The set includes luxury travel sizes of their Superfood Shine Shampoo, Superfood Shine Conditioner, and Nourishing Hair Elixir.

Their luscious shampoo is formulated with natural cleansers from sugar and coconut which gently cleanse scalp and hair without stripping natural oils. The Baobab proteins boost the shine and organic pomegranate extract rehydrates and protect the hair; what a stunning, thoughtful gift.

Buy: The Clean Beauty Edit
Price: €15

10. CraicPack Valentine's Day box for Irish Expats

CraicPack bring some chocolate Irish goodness to everyone at home and abroad. This year they're making a new Valentine's Day box with up to 50 sweets that Irish people living far away miss the most; such nostalgia.

Items included in the adorable box are 10 different types of Dairy Milk, 15 other Cadbury items, Butlers and Love Hearts. Oh, and they even add a box of tea to every pack, because what else would you pair with a chocolate bar? Nothing, that's what.

To help the local community, CraicPack donate up to €5 from every box sold to Focus Ireland to aid the on-going homeless crisis in Ireland. Hon the lads.

Buy: CraicPack
Price: CraicPack (13 sweets + tea): €45
Mighty CraicPack (25 sweets + tea and crisps): €66
The Craic is 90 (50 sweets + tea, crisps, Butlers and Oatfields): €99

11. Éminence Chocolate Mousse Hydration Masque, Apricot Body Oil and Firm Skin Acai Exfoliating Peel.

Éminence organic skincare is a luxury spa brand that you NEED to hear about, especially for the romance of Valentine's Day. They plant a tree for every product sold; over 10 MILLION to date, and use wind and solar energy for production.

Their peanut inner packing is even made from cornstarch, so it can be composted and is water dissolvable; they really do care about the environment, and their skincare range reflects that.

Not only are they ethical, their newest Valentine's Day products are the perfect present to treat a loved one with.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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The Chocolate Mousse Hydration Masque fights the visible signs of ageing. Containing a healthy dose of antioxidant-rich cocoa, which is great for your skin, it's macadamia, almond and jojoba oils also provide deep hydration.

The luxurious Apricot Body Oil is blended with an assortment of essential oils, such as grape seed and jojoba, to create a luscious massage oil that leaves skin feeling irresistibly soft.

Last but not least, the Éminence Firm Skin Acai Exfoliating Peel is an at-home peel that can easily be done before a romantic meal.

Buy: Éminence
 Price: Chocolate Mousse Hydration Masque: €58
Apricot Body Oil: €41
Firm Skin Acai Exfoliating Peel: €95

12. The Westbury's indulgent romance experience

Valentine's Day always brings an onslaught of great hotel offers, but how can you choose the best one for the most practical price? The Westbury has been voted Ireland's number one hotel by Condé Nast Traveler Readers, and for a good reason.

Enjoy some lavish indulgence in the heart of Dublin by retreating to The Westbury's romance experience. This includes an overnight stay for couples with a romantic rose petal turndown, bottle of chilled champagne, strawberries and delicious chocolates, and a delicious full Irish breakfast in bed in the morning.

‘Romance at the Heart of the Dublin’ with The Westbury is available to book from €450 per room; a great offer considering the prestigious location. Treat yourselves to a trip, you deserve it.

Buy: The Wesbury
Price: From €450

13. Aldi's Valentine's Day alcohol offers: G-in Love

Aldi are offering us something MAJORLY special this Valentine's Day, whether you're waking up to champagne in bed, or heading on a dinner date with gin in mind.

They're giving us the exclusive Boyle’s Alchemy Colour Changing Gin, infused with petals of the Asian butterfly flower, which shifts colour from blue to pale pink with the addition of tonic. Yep, actual. real-life COLOUR-CHANGING GIN.

It’s all to do with the movements in pH, but we can guarantee that this is some magical science.

Buy: Aldi
Price: Boyle’s Alchemy Colour Changing Gin: €24.99

That's not all they've got up their sleeve; Aldi's DV8 Pink Gin Cream Liqueur is BY FAR the perfect gift. Made by the Irish producers of multi-award-winning Brennan’s Old House Gin, this gorgeous liquor will make anyone's day special.

Aldi have some unique sale offers especially for the most loving day of the year; Veuve Monsigny Champagne Brut NV, the best-selling and award-winning wine from Philizot and Fils is reduced to only €19.99.

Giotti Spumante Rosé, Sparkling Rosé Blosson, Beaujolais Rosé 2018, Fairtrade Moscato Rosé 2018 have each had their prices cut so that love can blossom with a bit of alcohol to help. Even if it's self-love…

Buy: Aldi
Price: DV8 Pink Gin Cream Liqueur: €14.99
Veuve Monsigny Champagne Brut NV*: €19.99
Giotti Spumante Rosé: €11.99
Sparkling Rosé Blosson: €4.49
Beaujolais Rosé 2018: €7.99
Fairtrade Moscato Rosé 2018: €5.99

14. CND nails Valentine's range

CND are changing the GAME when it comes to nails. For Valentine's Day, why not treat yourself or your significant other to some gorgeous new shades from the iconic brand.

Their new range has stunning pinks, dark berry, ravishing reds and blush tones; show off your romantic side.

Mambo Beat, Rose Bud, Hot Pop Pink, Tinted Love, Wildfire and Dark Lava are ideal for a hot date, or pretty much anything the night has in store. There's a colour for every kind of date.

All of these romantic shades are available in both CND SHELLAC and CND VINYLUX, for longer-lasting looks.

Buy: CND 
Price: €11.95 (Shellac and Vinylux)

15. 'Hex Your Ex' Galentines book from ASOS

We couldn't forget to include a present for that gal-pal of yours who really needs a humorous Valentine's pick-me-up.

The Hex Your Ex book contains over 100 spells,potions and rituals for getting some petty revenge on that douchebag ex of theirs.

Treat yourself or your BFF, it looks pure gas.

Buy: ASOS
Price: €12.43

16. PrettyLittleThing Valentines body in red striped lace

This jaw-dropping body from PLT is the perfect treat to yourself or your girlfriend this Valentine's Day.

The red lace and plunge neck will have you feeling sexier than ever, why not give yourself the romantic day you deserve? Spicy AF.

Buy: ASOS
Price: €27.65

There you have it, our top picks for Valentine's Day gifts this year.

Between perfume, flower arrangements, lavish hotel getaways, skincare and lingerie; it's set to be a GREAT day.

We'd appreciate if someone who adores us can buy us each and every one of these, pretty please?

Let the love rain down this year, if you're single or taken. Like this adorable teddy bear here: 

sing it snuggle i love you GIF by Snuggle Serenades

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When it comes to skincare and having a beauty regime, it can quickly become confusing and even a bit overwhelming. From figuring out your skin type, to finishing your daily routine with the right women’s perfume for the occasion, suddenly your beauty regime sounds more like hard work.

It doesn’t have to be so mind-boggling! One of the first things to remember is that no matter your skin type, or how busy you may be, having any sort of regular routine can help to maintain healthy, glowing skin.

So, if you’re hoping to create a new beauty regime, overhaul your current routine or simply just learn a bit more about skincare, here are some top tips to help you get started.

Understand your skin type

Understanding your skin is so important before you buy any new products, as it can make sure you’re providing your skin with the treatment it needs. Most of us identify our skin type when we’re in our late teens, and often stick to that diagnosis into our 20s and beyond.

It’s worth keeping in mind that your skin will change significantly as you get older, so take some time to identify any new concerns or changing skin conditions. Either do your homework, or consider seeing a professional at a skincare counter to help you.

Keep it simple

It can be easy to get carried away once you start discovering a new routine. However, it’s important to keep it simple; this means you’ve got more chance of keeping it up every day! No one wants to spend half an hour in front of the mirror every morning or night, so stick to minimum products and it will quickly become part of your everyday routine.

One of the best tips for good skin maintenance is using a quality cleanser. Look out for the type of cleanser that will work best for your skin; they often come in various textures like a milk, cream, balm or facial wash.

You should follow your cleanser with a toner. Toners are designed to remove any leftover impurities which your cleanser may not have picked up. There are toners for specific skin types, created with a variety of ingredients, so don’t just choose any old type!

One of the final steps should be to moisturise; even if you have oily skin. Hydrating your skin through a moisturiser can ensure your skin remains healthy. You may want to consider a serum or eye cream to finish with.

It is worth noting that moisturiser is designed to sit on the surface of your skin and protect it from external elements. Serum, on the other hand, sinks right into your skin for extra treatment.

Protecting your skin

You don’t have to be on holiday or in direct sunlight to wear SPF. Our skin is almost always exposed to some sort of UV, even if it’s cloudy outside. By wearing some kind of sunscreen, even if it’s in your makeup, you’re protecting your skin from a multitude of things, such as skin discolouration and appearance of red veins or blotchiness.

Wearing SPF will also slow down wrinkles and stop your skin from prematurely ageing.

Your makeup and fragrance routine

Once you’ve achieved glowing, healthy skin, it’s important to incorporate the rest of your beauty regime. When it comes to applying makeup, consider investing in a primer that is designed for your particular skin condition. Makeup primers are designed to reduce redness, diminish pores or create a matte or dewy finish.

Also, as mentioned earlier, look for foundation that has SPF in it; a layer of foundation alone is simply not enough to protect your skin.

Wearing fragrance is the perfect finish to your beauty regime; but did you know there’s a skill to wearing it properly? Tips from beauty experts have revealed that you should never rub your wrists together after spraying perfume, as this creates friction and heat which can change the scent.

It’s also interesting to note that perfume doesn’t last long on dry skin; even more reason to look after your skin with the right products!

Whatever you do, don’t cover up your perfume with your clothes; target areas like your neck, wrist or inner elbow if you’re wearing short sleeves.

So, now you have a better idea of skincare, makeup and even fragrance, hopefully you can start to put together the perfect beauty regime that works for you.

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Louise Sheehan, Clarins Fragrance Group National Trainer, shared her top tips for making a fragrance work for you, and gave her  expert knowledge on how scents really work. 

Let me set the scene… you are perusing through a beautiful fragrance hall, something catches your eye, you stop and pick up the bottle that drew your attention.

Usually, we either smell the nozzle or take hold of a blotter nearby and spray this fragrance onto it, right? If we like it we will usually dose ourselves all over and ask questions later… We promptly make up our minds based on what we smell in that very moment.

No one can convince you to like a smell you don’t or vice versa. So, when you find a fragrance you truly LOVE, like all relationships of love, there are rules of engagement to be followed. Patience is what my mum always told me to have and when it comes to perfume timing it is everything.

The initial spray of fragrance is merely embarking on your fragrance journey – but like all first impressions, it can stop you in your tracks if you don’t like it. However, you should remember the first impression a fragrance is fleeting, usually lasting only several minutes.

This is the first of the three levels of scent, called Notes, within all fragrance. You are smelling the Top Notes when you first spray the bottle. Fresh notes of citrus heritage are the most popular for the perfumer to use like bergamot, orange, mandarin, lemon, lime and basil.

So, when you are invited to “give it a few minutes “or “take a walk around and come back in an hour” by the consultant in the perfumery department – it’s not because they want you to leave, it is all about what comes next after the initial first spray.

The Middle Note, or as I always loved it being referred to as, the “heart of the fragrance” lingers with us a lot longer. Usually these notes are more expensive then our top notes, they give us more of an idea of how the fragrance wants to be perceived. If you like florals the heart notes of gardenias, red roses, peonies or jasmine would be heaven to you. Heart notes can last up to an hour on the skin.

The Base Note or lasting impression of the fragrance is usually what we really love and how we remember a fragrance. This is what you smell on your scarf or his shirt the next day.

These notes are the most expensive for the perfumer to use, as they last the longest amount of time on our skin. All notes can be mixed up, a perfumer can mix woody notes with florals, range from patchouli and vanilla to oud and vetiver in their fragrances.

I loved when my mother baked sponge cake – so for me, vanilla will always be my most beloved smell. Everyone has a smell that can transport them back in time to their childhood or family home. For me, even Christmas morning had a distinct smell that I can remember of hot chocolate and cinnamon. Smells are memories. So, fragrances really are powerful.

Doesn’t it make sense for a beautiful way to capture the memory of your wedding day in its entirety is to give it a unique scent? Scent the room you get ready in with candles, scent the church with diffusers or even more candles? Adorn yourself with a new scent you have taken time to choose? Every time you wear this fragrance you are brought back in time to the happy day.

My top tip of how to keep a scent on your skin are very simple… layering. It is by no coincidence that fragrances have their own complimentary lines (shower gels, shampoos, body creams or lotions). Well-hydrated skin will hold onto a fragrance best, and I mean hours longer. I have heard so many tips along my travels but the easiest way is to start is in your morning shower with the fragranced shower wash, then apply the body cream or lotion.

Body creams are always more hydrating than a lotion but take longer to be absorbed than lotion, so it is down to texture preference and how long you have before you need to get dressed. When ready, you simply spray your perfume and you are done.

I did say “spray” and not spray onto wrist and smush your two wrists together thus actually burning through the fragrance molecules and destroying the fragrance journey. NO STOP THAT.

It is a myth that rubbing our wrist together after we spray or doing any rubbing at all of perfumes helps them stay on our skin any longer. The opposite is actually true.

By doing this you race through the top and heart notes of the fragrance and even distort the true scent of the fragrance. Don’t get me wrong, I understand how hard this habit is to break. It will take willpower to resist the smush, most of us have done it so many times and are therefore programmed to do it, but it’s like applying your lipstick before your foundation, it just doesn’t make sense.

I remember helping a bride choose two different fragrances for her wedding day. This wasn’t unusual – a lot of brides choose one fragrance for the day and then want a different fragrance to wear for the night, usually a sexier scent. You can even choose to gift the bridesmaid party with a fragrance that compliments your chosen scent for the day.

However, this bride had different thoughts. She explained to me, she would ask one bridesmaid to spray from her from top to toe but only on the front on her dress. Next, she commanded her second dutiful bridesmaid to spray her from again top of head to the hem of her wedding dress from behind.

Why?? Wait for it…. This bride wanted to greet her guests when she walked down the aisle to her soon to be husband with the perfume that she wears every day, her signature scent. But once married, she wanted her guests to smell the now married version of herself with a completely new perfume as she walked back down the aisle arm-in-arm with husband. Talk about breaking rules eh?

I appreciated the vision she had, she asked did I think she was crazy? I called her idea genius and told her I had heard all genius are supposed to be little bit mad. I will add this bride wore black, this is probably the only reason I didn’t feel the urge to object, if this bride had chosen any other colour the risk of the perfume actually staining the dress would have been sky high.

My last tip comes from my favourite perfume creator Mr. Manfred Thierry Mugler who created the fragrance cloud for his iconic and ultra-feminine Angel Perfume.

First you spray in a full circle movement your fragrance and then you walk through it, adorning yourself with your fragrance. With 26 years’ experience creating fragrance masterpieces, I trust his advice.

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Okay – Okay, we know that it's September and talking about Christmas is forbidden.

BUT – we have stumbled upon the perfect Christmas aroma and we couldn't help but share the magic.

Stick on some Wham! and a Santa hat because as soon as you smell Jo Malone's 2018 festive fragrance, the Christmas craic will be brought back.

Photo credit: Jo Malone

This season you'll need the divine White Moss & Snowdrop Cologne.

As soon as you spray it, you'll be reminiscing of open fires, Christmas dinner and the glamorous parties.

If it was socially acceptable to bath in it – we would. However, a candle version is also available, so we'll probably treat ourselves and our Christmas guests to the gorgeous scent.

Photo credit: Jo Malone

Jo Malone has even gone one step further to create the most decadent wrapping – so pretty that you can even hang it on the tree.

Taking inspiration from those sparkling baubles, you'll be blown away with the glitter and glam of this year's Christmas Collection.

Indulge your loved ones this year, with some of our faves picks such as the Cologne Collection Pomegranate Noir and the Christmas Ornament.

Or if you have a healthy budget, you'll be the envy of pretty much everyone with their advent calendar or customised Christmas Cracker. 

Photo credit: Jo Malone

For those who fell in love with Jo Malone's Orange bitters – you're in luck.

The divine perfume is back and due to popular demand, they've also unleashed the winter fave in candle form.

If you're hosting Christmas drinks, the candle will be perfect festive mood setter and will hit all the right notes as your guests sip their Christmas cocktails. 

Photo credit: Jo Malone

All of these beautiful Christmas aromas will be available from Brown Thomas on October 23 and the advent calendar will launch on November 1.

So save the dates in your calendar as we suspect these will be a massive hit.

And, if anyone has me for Secret Santa – I'm not gonna bother hinting, I'm telling you now I want something from Jo Malone's Christmas range.

 

Feature image credit: Instagram/Jo Malone

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Reigning queen of Twitter (and our hearts) Chrissy Teigen has once again proved she's an absolute gas bitch with her response to Kim Kardashian's latest nude photo. 

Earlier this week, the Keeping Up With The Kardashians star shared a photo of herself covered in plaster as she made a mould of her body so that it could be used as the shape of her new perfume bottle. 

The photo sparked quite the debate online with many people comparing the concept to the classic Jean Paul Gaultier perfume bottle, while others accused the star of posting the naked picture in order to stay relevant. 

However, if there's one person you can trust to see the lighter side of any situation, it's Chrissy Teigen. 

The model, who is currently pregnant with her second child, responded to the post by saying how she was going to release a rival perfume from a mould of her "giant body", which would ultimately sell better because customers would get more bang for their buck. 

“Well I’m going to put out a COMPETING PERFUME from a mold of my giant body and it will hold TWICE as much perfume as your bottle and the people will get MORE perfume,” she wrote. 

And while the response was obviously meant in jest, we definitely wouldn't say no to a Chrissy fragrance. 

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I personally hold Chloé perfume in a special place in my heart – as it's the scent I wore in my late teens. 

It brings me back to my Debs, sitting the Leaving Cert and starting college… all major events in a person's life.

So, when I heard they were releasing a shiny new fragrance, I knew I had to try it! 

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Needless to say ladies, I was far from disappointed. 

Called Nomade, the new perfume is designed to evoke a vision of escape. It is a scent that captures the spirit of effortless elegance, of confidence combined with freedom that defines the spirit of Chloé. 

Right up our alley. 

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What does it smell like, I hear you ask? 

Well, it is a 'mix of strength and softness, the facets of this powerful floral chypre blow like the winds of freedom.'

'The intense, mineral character of the oak moss is shrouded in the voluptuous sweetness of the mirabelle plum. From this freshness emanates a sensation of flowery luminescence carried by freesia.'

Honestly, I know that kind of sounds like mumbo jumbo, but when you smell the perfume, it all actually makes sense.

I promise. 

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Earlier this year, Kim Kardashian made her mark on the world of beauty with the successful launch of her KKW contour kits.

The hugely sought-after product sold 300,00 units in just three hours – earning the reality star over $14 million almost instantly.

So naturally, the 37-year-old mother-of-two has decided to expand the KKW collection.

Taking to Instagram, Kim revealed that she would release three new perfumes later this month.

Crystal Gardenia, Crystal Gardenia Citrus, and Crystal Gardenia Oud, will be available from kkwfragrance.com from November 15 and if the contour kits are anything to go by, we're guessing stocks won't last long.

 

Crystal Gardenia, Crystal Gardenia Citrus and Crystal Gardenia Oud available worldwide 11/15 kkwfragrance.com @kkwfragrance

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Fans were also treated to a sneak peak of the product's packaging which features a sleek frosted bottle emblazoned with the simplistic KKW logo.

Of course, this isn't the first time the star has released a fragrance under her name. Glam, Pure Honey, and Kim Kardashian Love are just some of her most popular scents to date – though all seven releases came before the launch of KKW Beauty.

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When we all moved on from Impulse and Charlie sprays, we thought we'd be moving up to the more mature fragrances… until we found out they cost around 100 quid each.

Yep, it ain't cheap to smell nice.

We resort to buying perfumes and expensive sprays for birthdays and Christmas, but after that, we basically go back to Impulse every single time.

But now, Tom Ford has released body sprays, and it's like the midway point between Impulse and Chanel.

Coming in around €50, they promise to last longer on the skin than their competitor sprays.

The Tom Ford All Over Body Sprays will be available from March 31 and we're all going to be smelling like superstars.

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Are you a big fan of Vera Wang Princess perfume? Or do you consider it the scent of your youth?

We can all recall that fruity floral scent that made everyone feel like a Disney Princess when they wore it. 

Well ladies, get ready to have your mind blown.

You all know what the bottle looks like, right? A heart shaped glass with a gorgeous bejewelled crown for a lid.

But did you know that your favourite perfume actually comes with a RING? We had no idea. 

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When you take off the adorable tiny crown, you can actually remove the bottom half, to reveal your glorious new ring. 

Now it may not be your style, and it may not fit you (fingers come in different shapes and sizes), but a free ring is a free ring. 

This discovery was originally made by Cosmopolitan's Laura Capon, when she was trying out Vera Wang's newest Princess scent, which is dubbed Princess Of Hearts. 

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Honestly, we got way more excited about this discovery than we care to admit. 

Did you know about this free ring?

 

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Chanel No. 5 is one of the most popular perfumes in the world, but soon it could be no more.

A French railway company, SNCF, want to build a high-speed train line through the fields that Chanel use for their perfumes.

May roses and jasmine flowers grow in these fields, which go into every bottle of No.5.

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The fashion house has released a letter, saying that if these plans go ahead, they will have to cease production of the iconic perfume.

"The construction of a viaduct and the regular passage of high-speed trains over these fields of flowers would force Chanel to cease supporting its artisanal activities in the region.

It continued to say that the flowers harvested there are "unique and exceptional… and indispensable for the creation of Chanel perfumes."

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These sought-after flowers are also used to created Coco, No.5 Eau Premiere and No.5 L'Eau perfumes.

SNCF is arguing that the new train line would improve travel between Marseille and Nice.

Chanel No. 5 was first commissioned in 1921, and was the brain child of Coco Chanel herself.

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Some wear it on their wrists, others on their neck, and we all have that one friend who still walks through a perfume wall each morning.

For years we’ve been reading about pulse points online and in magazines, but it seems there’s one unusual perfume hotspot we’ve all been missing.

According to the experts, celebrities like Liv Tyler and Adriana Lima spray their favoured scents on their belly buttons because the navel is perfectly shaped for holding fragrances.

As with traditional pulse points like the neck and wrists, as the body heats up the perfume’s smell begins to radiate.

For those who remain unconvinced, behind the ear lobes, inside the elbows and at the back of each knee also react well to deposits of desirable aromas.

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