Scentsational Blog

24/11/2020

Are Scentsational Genuine?

Are Scentsational genuine? With the sheer number of businesses that now operate online; you’d be forgiven for adopting a more cautious, even forensic approach to who you do and don’t buy from. A proliferation of scam websites offering poor-quality, knock-off brands has had a diluting effect on online retail. This is particularly true within sectors such as the fragrance industry; whose benchmarks very much revolve around the quality of product that a particular company has to offer. So how does the savvy shopper separate the wheat from the chaff, so... Read More

23/11/2020

Perfumes for Christmas -A guide to our favourite festive fragrances for him and her

When purchasing perfumes for Christmas, it can feel like a bit of a minefield! After all, a scent can be so personal. However, after a year like no other, the long-awaited festive season has finally arrived, along with the chance for us all to treat our nearest and dearest.  With the UK currently in a second lockdown and Christmas just weeks away; planning and buying gifts has officially begun…but this time we can’t actually go into a store to purchase them. Don’t worry, our team here at Scentsational have you... Read More

02/11/2020

Montibello: Healthy Hair is Happy Hair

We often don’t realise how much our hair can be affected by our lifestyle, pace of life and eating habits – all of which prevent it from getting the nutrients it needs. However, that’s where Montibello comes in…I recently discovered these Spanish haircare experts and boy am I in love. Their products contain the perfect blend of natural active ingredients to put a stop to our hair woes. I’ve created a list of my favourite Montibello hair products for first timers and devotees (like myself) alike: Decode Smooth Sleek Serum... Read More

11/10/2020

#WFH Self-Care Essentials

Skin Republic Brightening Vitamin C Face Mask Sitting in the same spot behind a computer screen for hours is the perfect time to give your skin some much needed TLC. I know wearing a sheet mask may not be the best idea when you’re on Zoom calls all day but if you manage to find the time to…trust me it will be worth it. This Skin Republic mask uses antioxidants Vitamin C and E, green tea, coffee bean and rosa centifolia to perform tightening and brightening effects without drying out... Read More

05/10/2020

Saving your Skin this Winter with the Bioderma Atoderm Range

As we bid farewell to summer and welcome the winter, we can’t help but think about how harsh the upcoming season can be on our skin, making it dull and lifeless. But worry not, after years of testing products, I have finally found a range that combats this: the Bioderma Atoderm range. Renowned for catering to sensitive skin, Bioderma has hit the jackpot with their Atoderm range which targets very dry to atopic sensitive skin. This means every product aims to rehydrate your skin from top to toe, preserving its... Read More

28/09/2020

Think Pink: Choosing your next autumn scent

Millennial pink, the colour of the moment in today’s fashion and design, is a trend that is not going away anytime soon. From Instagram-aesthetic restaurants to rose coloured accessories, this colour symbolizes unapologetic joy. There is no doubt that pink is a power colour and it has retained its power throughout the seasons, leading to luxury designers using it as inspiration to develop feminine fragrances which reinstate the colour’s magic with every spray. This idea blends perfectly with this year’s popular trend – florals for fall. With many pink flower... Read More

GIORGIO ARMANI CODE 21/09/2020

The Ultimate Giorgio Armani Wishlist

Giorgio Armani is a name that has become synonymous with timelessness, elegance and luxury and his fragrance line is no different. His extensive range of fragrances are formulated around a super simple concept- blending precious raw materials with the creativity of masters in perfumery. They exude sophistication, luxury and seduction and anyone who owns Armani fragrances will agree. I’m excited to introduce you to some of the most irresistible fragrances which by the end, you will definitely be adding to your wish list: For Her:Emporio Armani In Love with You... Read More

Inspired by the Art of Seduction: Hugo Boss the Scent for Her

It is no secret than I am a huge fan of anything rose gold so when I discovered the female counterpart to Hugo Boss’ signature The Scent, I knew I needed to get my hands on it….and believe me it really was love at first spray. Boss the Scent for Her Eau de Parfum, 100ml, £79.50 What captured my attention first was the gorgeous yet sophisticated packaging. The outer box was a stunning matte champagne colour with a striking gold embossed BOSS logo. The colour theme ran throughout the bottle... Read More

StoryOfPacoRabanne 07/09/2020

Paco Rabanne’s Greek-inspired Wonders: Invictus and Olympea Intense

If fragrances could be attributed to Greek mythology then Paco Rabanne’s Invictus and Olympea Intense would be the equivalent to Zeus and Hera. Linking to the brand’s tendency to embody a world of hedonist escapism, these captivating fragrances inspired by the king and queen of the sky symbolise strength and romance. Whether you are purchasing for yourself or as a his and hers, this pair’s calibration for victory is sure to adorn your dressing table. Olympea Intense Bolder than ever, this majestic rendition of the original Olympea fragrance really is... Read More

Staycation or Vacation: 5 must-have beauty products for travelling

Bioderma Photoderm Max Spray  With UK temperatures reaching new heights, there’s never been a better time to integrate SPF application into your morning routine and the only product you’ll need is Bioderma’s Photoderm Max Spray with an SPF of 50+…meaning a little goes a long way.   Why choose Bioderma? The answer is simple, photoprotection. This is a biochemical process which allows our body to handle wrinkles and sun burn. Bioderma prides itself in their own cellular Bioprotection® patent and has formulated a lightweight, waterproof and hypoallergenic sunscreen. Plus, you don’t need... Read More

04/09/2020

Olaplex No. 3-7: a bundle of hair care magic!

I, like many women, are guilty of applying way too much heat and chemicals to my hair than I am willing to admit. However, not only did my own hair game transform forever but so did the entire hair industry when Olaplex launched their debut bond building technology a few years ago. When it comes to hair care, you could say Olapex are a gift that just keeps on giving having launched several bundles of their most-loved products for both stylists and consumers to enjoy. For now, I will be... Read More

StoryOfPacoRabanne 01/02/2019

The Timeline of Paco Rabanne

It’s clear that Paco Rabanne is one of the most popular brands in the world. With a collection of fragrances for both men and woman, it’s easy to see why it is so popular, but the question is… which fragrance is the best?! We’ve put together a timeline for the Paco Rabanne brand, including the release of some of their most popular fragrances… 1934. Paco Rabanne is born near San Sebasti√°n in Spain. Born and christened Francisco, he is called Paco for short. 1964. When the Spanish Civil War broke... Read More