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As for our name, More Lovely. It was inspired by Shakespeare’s Sonnet 18: 

 

Shall I compare thee to a summer’s day?

Thou art more lovely…

In our context, this means you were born lovely. So you’re already lovely. And you can be more with the right guidance, experts, and products.

Let us go then, you and I.

Invigorate Yourself -- The French Way

Invigorate Yourself -- The French Way

By Gigi Anders

Thirty years ago, in 1987, Clarins introduced Eau Dynamisante. Revitalizing Water. It was the first eau de toilette to combine a perfume with the treatment power of plants and the principles of aromatherapy and phytotherapy.

When I first tried it all those years ago, I wanted to spray the entire bottle all over my body and go change the world.

How?

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When people smelled me, men and women -- for this fresh, clean, warm fragrance can go either way beautifully -- they’d all turn merry, charming, relaxed. They’d speak perfectly fluent French.

They’d naturally integrate the concept of joie de vivre. Life would turn into paintings -- Renoir’s Luncheon of the Boating Party, Manet’s The Balcony, and Monet’s Women in the Garden. In other mots, Eau Dynamisante Treatment Fragrance ($58) is my Proustian madeleine.

As it were.

Now Clarins has introduced an irresistibly dynamisante quartet of new hair and body products, all online exclusives, creating a family that extends that intoxicating fragrance and feeling

Shampooing Vitalité Brillance Invigorating Shine Shampoo with Ginseng ($28) As refreshing as a bright green apple, this leaves all hair types in a much happier state of mind.

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Gel Moussant Vitalité Invigorating Shower Gel with Ginseng ($28). The name says it all. I’m sure Mama Cubana will steal this the next time she’s here visiting. She has a nose for The Good Stuff.


Lait Corps Hydratant Vitalité Invigorating Body Lotion with Hazelnut Oil ($40) is perfect for midsummer when you want to hydrate your skin but not with a heavy formulation. By the way, all these products come in pump bottles. I love pumps. I live for pumps. And for Clarins Invigoration. Vive La France!

The Fab Five Week 6

The Fab Five Week 6

Confessions of a Makeup Virgin, Part 1

Confessions of a Makeup Virgin, Part 1