Christmas Gifts Under $50

Black Friday is coming up and everybody is trying to get the Christmas shopping done. To help you choose we have put together a gift guide for perfumes under $50. Let’s get right into it.


This is a classic and feminine perfume! The bottle and packaging are just as simple and elegant as Gloria Vanderbilt herself.

Main Accords:

White floral, Woody, floral, Warm spicy, and sweet

Price: $9.85

Betsey Johnson

This perfume is young and happy! This sweet and fruity perfume comes in a unique bottle and a packaging that you will adore if you are a fan of Betsey Johnson.

Main Accords:

Sweet, Woody, Fruity, Amber, and Citrus

Price: $14.98

Baroque Pink

This is a romantic and joyful perfume! The packaging is super cute and the bottle is very intriguing.

Main Accords:

Sweet, Fruity, and White Floral

Price: $22.55


212 VIP

This is the fragrance for young and stylish. The bottle is unique and glamorous.

Main Accords:

Sweet, Vanilla, Rum, Tropical, Fruity, and White Floral

Price: $34.45


Moschino Fresh Couture

This perfume is fresh and surprising. The bottle would be confused with Windex spray at first which is pretty cool!

Main Accords:

Citrus, Floral, Sweet, Fruity, and Fresh

Price: $49.90


Nautica Blue

This fragrance is an aquatic and aromatic one.  Simplicity in design matches the blue color of the fragrance well.

Main Accords:

Woody, Fruity, Sweet, Fresh, White Floral, and Acquatic

Price: $9.35


Insurrection II Pure

It’s a sophisticated yet happy perfume. The white box and bottle are a nice representation of simplicity of this perfume.

Main Accords:

Fruity, Sweet, Fresh, leather, and woody

Price: $18.95


Versace L’homme

This is a classic and sharp perfume. The packaging has changed over the years but succeeded in staying classy.

Main Accords:

Citrus, Woody, Warm Spicy, Aromatic, and Leather

Price: $25.85

Valentino Uomo

Uomo is a modern and casual fragrance. The bottle is one of the most beautiful bottles for men’s perfume.

Main Accords:

Woody, Nutty, Sweet, Cacao, Warm spicy, and Coffee

Price: $39.60

English Laundry Arrogant

This perfume has a woody character. The box is very luxurious in brown with gold letters.

Main Accords:

Woody, Aromatic, Fresh Spicy, Powdery, Balsamic, and Floral

Price: $47.10


Don’t forget to check back this week for more gift guides in different price ranges.


Father’s Day Gift Ideas


If you don’t want to give your dad ties and socks like every year here is a list of Father’s Day Gift Ideas for this year. Use the coupon code DAD19.

Gift Ideas

  1. Perfumes

Give them something that they can use every day. You have so many options to choose from depending on his favorite scents and your budget. It is always a safe bet since everybody loves to smell good!

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  1. Watches

They will remember you every time they look at their watch, Isn’t that great? Lately, I’ve been obsessed with MVMT men collection.


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  1. Bluetooth Tracking Tag

Not only he will be grateful for this gift but also, it will benefit everybody in the house.

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  1.  Gift Baskets

There are many websites that offer cool gift baskets. Choose one that you think he likes best and they will deliver it the next day.

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  1. Membership to Dollar Shave Club

Recently I’ve been hearing lots of good things about this website. They’ll get a monthly box of fresh razors for up to 12 months. Sounds good to me!

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  1. Gym membership

If they have been talking about joining a gym, buy them a monthly pass or pay for their first month of membership. This will motivate them and they will be thankful.

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  1. TV Wireless Headphones

If he loves the TV, he is gonna love these headphones. He can watch TV anytime without disturbing others.

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  1. Activity Tracker

Help him keep track of his daily activity. There are many trackers to choose from and FitBit has a Father’s Day sale right now so hurry up!

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  1. Books

Books are always a good idea. Give him a hard-cover book or a digital version of his favorite book so he can read it on the go.

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  1. Gift Cards

If you are really stuck Gift Cards are there for you. Give him a gift card for a specific use like MaxAroma Gift Cards or, an Amazon Gift card that he can use to buy whatever he wants.


Happy Shopping! 


Mother’s Day Gifts Over $50

As promised this week I’m suggesting mother’s day gifts over $50. There are many more perfumes depending on your budget and filtering them is very easy. You can choose the category (eg. Niche Fragrances, Women’s Perfume,..) and, in the left side of the screen, you can refine your search by price, brand, type or feature.

Eau des Merveilles by HermesGift Eau Des Merveilles

Top notes are orange, lemon and Elemi resin. Middle notes include Amber, Pink Pepper, Violet and, pepper. The base notes are Fir, Oakmoss, Cedar, and Madagascar vetiver.

Daisy Dream by Marc JacobsDaisy Dream Set by Marc Jacobs

 Top notes are Pear, Blackberry and, Grapefruit. Middle notes include Litchi, Jasmine and, Wisteria. The base notes are Coconut, Musk and, White Wood.

( check out Daisy Eau So Fresh Set )

Iris De Champ by Houbigant
Fragrance notes are Bergamot, Pink pepper, Rose, Lily of the valley, Pear Iris, Jasmine sambac, Ylang ylang Sandalwood, Amber, Woods, Vanilla, & Musk.
Meliora by Parfums De Marly
Top notes are red berries, cassis, and black currant; middle notes are rose, lily-ofthe
the-valley, and ylang-ylang; base notes are vanilla and musk.
 Base notes are Musk, White Suede, Oak and, Sandalwood. Middle notes include Marshmellow, Vanilla, Orchid and, Gardenia. Top notes are Cherry, Raspberry and, Mandarin Orange.
Eau Mega by Viktor & Rolf
 Top notes are Musk, White Suede and, Sandalwood. Middle notes include Peony and, Jasmine Sambac. Top notes are Basil, Pear, Lemon, Eater Notes and, Violet Leaf.
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Mother’s Day Gifts Under $50

As Mother’s Day getting closer we need to think about getting our awesome moms a gift. So here are some ideas for Mother’s Day Gifts Under $50. Check back here next week for other gift ideas.

Satine by LaliqueGift Satine by lalique

Top notes are jasmine, heliotrope, and gardenia; middle notes are tonka bean, vanilla, and pink pepper; base notes are sandalwood, vetiver, and patchouli.


NoaNOA by Cacharel

Tender powdery top notes of freesia, peach skin, peony, and musk lead to a floral heart of white flowers, ylang-ylang and rose. The base is woodsy transparent with coffee and incense touches.

Gold TousGold by Tous

Fragrance notes are red currant leaf, Brazilian rosewood, rose, peony, gardenia, orange blossom, white musk, Moroccan cedar, and iris.



Guess Double Dare
It opens with a mixture of strawberry, lychee and mandarin. The heart is composed of jasmine, lily of the valley and violet leaves. The base notes are vetiver, amber, and vanilla.
baby touch
( Perfect for moms with newborns )
Top notes are rhubarb, orange, mandarin orange, lemon verbena and mint; middle notes are cyclamen, orange blossom, lily-of-the-valley, and jasmine; base notes are vanilla, moss, and milk.
L'eau De Amethyste
 Fragrance notes are Italian bergamot,  ruby grapefruit, ylang-ylang, rose oil,  red currant, vanilla, vetiver, and patchouli.
 Happy Shopping!

Gifts Based on Personality

I really believe that gifting is an art. Like writing an article, you can look at your list and draw a blank. We just made a list of possible gifts for every person on your list. Give them the best gifts based on their personality. Hopefully, this can give you some ideas and make this holiday season easier for you.
The Adventurous 

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Give him a GoPro camera so he can have the memories of each venture.
Or, give him a fun and sporty perfume like Acqua Di Gio Gift Set, this will complement his outdoorsy side very well.





The Artist
Give him a wooden handcrafted Beau tie. It’s unique and a piece of art on its own. For a great collection check out Guerdoo Design.
Plus, give him a Polo World of Mini Coffret Gift Set, this way he can change his aroma every day to match his mood and inspiration.















The Businessman
Give him a classy card holder so he can show off his business cards or keep his American Express card safe. Check this one out from Bloomingdales.
Or, give him Yves Saint Lauren L’homme to give him an edge in his meetings.




The Hipster
Give him a cool pair of socks, after all what’s a hipster without his cool socks. Better yet, get him a membership from SockFancy and they will take care of it for you.
Or, give him a Bvlgari Aqva Gift Set. The woody and masculine scent is a great match for his beard.





The College Boy
Give him a Play Station. Need I say more? Just get him that PS4.
Or, Give him Play Intense Gift Set by Givenchy. It has a modern smell and it comes with a mouse for his Laptop.






The Chic Girl
Give her a Tote in a neutral color. It’s minimalist just how she loves it. Check out this one by Marc Jacobs.
Or, give her a La Vie Est Belle Gift Set , It’s simple and naturally beautiful just like her style.
















The Quirky Girl
Give her a hat with ears. She will love it and, let’s face it no one else can pull it off. Check out this one from Bloomingdales.
Or better yet, give her a Kenzo Amour Gift Set. It’s original like her and, who can say no to that bottle?








The Fashionista
Give her a statement necklace, she knows what to do with it even if you don’t. Check this one out in Bloomingdales.
Or, give her a Juicy Couture Gift set. It is just the right amount of sexy. It also comes with a makeup bag for all her make ups.






The Sporty
Give her a cool scarf. She can wear it during the day to complete her sporty look or,over her sweats when going to the gym. Look at this scarf from Bloomingdales.
Plus, give her a Light Blue Gift Set. It’s fresh and energetic just like her.
















The College Girl

Give her a Mini Bluetooth Speaker. For when she needs to listen to some “study music” and when she needs to party to release her stress. we recommend this speaker from Bose.
Or, give her an Omnia Crystalline Gift Set. It’s a pretty smell that is subtle enough to be worn to classes.










Let’s Get Shopping!


The Perfume for Your Zodiac Sign (part 2)

Each zodiac sign has its own character traits and, each perfume has a personality that can help you to complete your charm. In this post we are recommending the perfume for your zodiac sign.


Aries (March 21- April 20):
Traits: Courageous, Determined, Passionate, Adventurous
Fragrance Match: What appeals to Aries is an energetic and sporty fragrance. We recommend Ralph by Ralph Lauren.
Main Accords: Fruity, Floral, Fresh, Citrus and, Green



Taurus (April 21- May 21):
Traits: Reliable, Sensual, Stubborn, Loving
Fragrance Match: What appeals to Taurus is a sensual and floral fragrance. We recommend Dolce by Dolce & Gabbana.
Main Accords: Floral, Musky, Aquatic, Fresh, and Citrus



Gemini (May 21- June 21):
Traits: Outgoing, Intellectual, Curious and, Affectionate
Fragrance Match: What appeals to Gemini is a playful and sexy fragrance. We recommend Fame by Lady Gaga.
Main Accords: Honey, Floral, Sweet, Balsamic and, Fruity



Cancer (June 22- July 22):
Traits: Sensitive, Loyal, Imaginative, Moody
Fragrance Match: What Appeals to Cancer is a sensual and soft fragrance. We recommend Valentina by Valentino.
Main Accords: White Florals, Sweet, Animalic, Vanilla and, Fruity


Leo (July 23- August 23):
Traits: Passionate, Humorous, outgoing, Warm
Fragrance Match: What Appeals to Leo is a charismatic fragrance. We recommend Blanche Immortelle by Atelier Cologne.
Main Accords: Sweet, Herbal, Warm Spicy, Woody and, Citrus


Virgo (August 22- September 23):
Traits: Kind, practical, critical, Shy
Fragrance Match: What Appeals to Virgo is a charming soft fragrance. We recommend Signorina by Salvatore Ferragamo.
Main Accords: Sweet, Fresh, Soft Spicy, Fruity and Rose.


The Perfume For Your Zodiac Sign

Each zodiac sign has its own character traits and, each perfume has a personality that can help you to complete your charm. In this post we are recommending the perfume for your zodiac sign.


Libra (September 21- October 20):
Traits: Social, Gracious, Peaceful, Calm
Fragrance Match: What appeals to a Libra is a soft fragrance with a hint of spice. We Recommend Wall Street by Bod No.9.
Main Accords: Citrus, Ozonic, Aquatic, Aromatic and Marine.


Scorpio (October 21- November 20):
Traits: Brave, Passionate, Mysterious, Determined
Fragrance Match: What appeals to a Scorpio is a spicy and bold fragrance. Something that would complement their braveness. We recommend Black Orchid by Tom Ford.
Main Accords: Warm Spicy, Sweet, Balsamic, Earthy, Cacao and Patchouli.


Sagittarius (November 21- December 20):
Traits: Energetic, Fun, Active, Spontaneous
Fragrance Match: What appeals to a Sagittarius is a woody and fresh fragrance. We recommend Be Delicious by Donna Karen.
Main Accords: Fruity, Green, Aquatic, Ozonic and Fresh.



Capricorn (December 23- January 20):
Traits: Humorous, Practical, Loyal, Disciplined
Fragrance Match: What appeals to Capricorn is a musky and classic fragrance. We recommend Beauty by Calvin Klein.
Main Accords: White Floral, Musky, Amber, Woody and Animalic.



Aquarius (January 21- February 19):
Traits: Friendly, Independent, Spontaneous, Creative
Fragrance Match: What appeals to Aquarius is a surprising and provocative Fragrance. We recommend Epic by Amouage.
Main Accords: Balsamic, Warm Spicy, Fresh Spicy, Smoky, Rose and Woody.

Pisces (February 19- March 20):

Traits: Sensitive, Imaginative, Compassionate, Gentle
Fragrance Match: What appeals to Pisces is a fresh and marine fragrance. We recommend Halloween by Jesus Del Pozo.
Main Accords: Floral, Powdery, Green, Woody and Marine.


Beauty Must Haves



Here are your beauty must haves and the reason you need to have them.

HYDRA ZEN by Lancôme

The first step in every beauty routine should be hydrating the skin. This extreme soothing moisturizing cream gel washes the stress off your face. It will give you a much needed 24-hour hydration and it helps you fight the dehydration caused by everyday stress.  By using the Hydra Zen your skin will look fresher and more radiant.



The eye lift cream is everything you want for your eyes in one product. It targets all the concerns about aging of the eyes – loss of elasticity, wrinkles, fine lines, loss of firmness, dark under eye circles, dryness and feeling of puffiness- when used twice daily.


Urban Environment UV Protection Cream Broad Spectrum SPF 35 by Shiseido

This UV protection cream protect your skin against UVA/UVB rays that cause photo-aging, wrinkles,and spots. You can use this feather light day cream as a makeup base for your foundation and let it fight dryness and other external aggressors.


Rouge Baume by Dior

The Rouge Baume is a lipstick and lip balm in one. It keeps your lip texture and make your lips smooth plump and irresistible. Use it for a healthy glow and shine.


Trio Eyeshadow by Nars

These eyeshadows can be worn alone or together. All the eye shadows are long wearing and crease resistant. You can blend the colors easily and smoothly. It can be used for highlighting, shading and lining the eyes.


Top 5 Spring fragrances for Women


spring fragrances


“Where should one use perfume ?” a young woman asked………

“Wherever one wants to be kissed.”

Begin the new season by switching your fragrance.  Kiss your rich winter perfume goodbye and say hello to a fresh spring scent.After reviewing these top 5 Spring Perfumes for women you are sure to find your new signature Scent 😉

Here are top  5  Spring Fragrances for Women …


 Signorina by Salvatore Ferragamo

Main Notes:

  • Panacotta
  • Red Currant
  • Peony
  • Pink Pepper
  • Rose

This perfume is a very sensual, feminine and sweet fragrance. If you want something fresh, light and joyful you should try the Signorina.                                                                                    Price at $56.95



Daisy Eau So Fresh by Marc Jacobs

Main Notes:

  • Green Notes
  • Raspberry
  • Pear
  • Lychee
  • Violet

Daisy Eau so Fresh is a fun, flirty and playful perfume. It has a light fruity and clean smell to it. Imagine the Daisy perfume with a Springy twist.

Price at $57.50



 Burberry Brit Rhythm for Her

Main Notes:

  • Lavender
  • Pink Peppercorn
  • Orange
  • Musk
  • Woody

If you want to be unique and independent this is the perfume for you. It has a fresh scent with a powerful edge. Show your Rock n’ Roll side with a spicy perfume this season.

Price at $40.95



Florabotanica by Balenciaga

Main Notes:

  • Rose
  • Mint
  • Fig Leaves
  • Carnation
  • Vetiver

 This is a very sexy and powerful perfume. It is light, sweet, floral and sophisticated. Let’s call it spring in a bottle so you’d get the picture!

Price at $64.99


UP3508441106406Original Vetiver by Creed

Main Notes:

  • Haitian Vetiver
  • Ginger
  • Bergamot
  • iris
  • Ambergris
  • Musk

 This unisex fragrance has a clean scent. It is settle, bright, grassy and fresh. The smell is very natural so if you want to smell like “yes it’s my natural scent” go with Original Vetiver and we won’t tell anybody you are wearing a perfume.

Price at $280

By G.B