Rose-infused treats that work (and smell) amazing

Blooms in your beauty routine


By Wei Yeen Loh

Rose-infused treats that work (and smell) amazing

To highlight the rather romantic spirit of February (you know, Valentine’s Day and all), we round up a few indulgent rose-infused beauty picks that are brand new and available in-stores for you to procure. 

French perfume atelier Annick Goutal’s olfactory creation this season is the joie de vivre Rose Pompon, a bold scent involving a fresh take on the rose. Spicy notes of pink pepper is mingled with blackcurrant and raspberry, while its hearts notes include rose extracts comprising of Rose Pompon (Centifolia), green notes of Bulgarain Rose essence, and the rare sensual facets of Taïf Rose. Hints of peony, cedar and patchouli round up this scent with an ethereal finish.

This one’s for beauty junkies who are currently into strobing. Classic French beauty brand By Terry has introduced the Cellularose Brightening CC Serum for you to sculpt your facial areas, thus creating a naturally glowing face. This serum’s colour-correcting properties provide your skin with hydration and pigment correction, thanks to its formula of White Rose Native Cells and vitamin E (anti-radical). Say hello to an illuminated complexion with its weightless texture that’s made of mica crystal, boron and pearlescent particles. 

By Terry Cellularose Brightening CC Serum is available in four shades.

Chapped lips don’t exactly spell romantic, so invest in a good lip balm as it can take you a long way. Laura Mercier Infusion de Rose Nourishing Lip Balm is one to have in your purse to ensure your lips are hydrated and smooth all day long. With a luxurious blend of Rosehip Seed, Kukui and Macadamia Seed Oils, use this daily or overnight as a treatment to rejuvenate lips. 

The key to smooth skin is always to exfoliate weekly (or twice a week if necessary). Slough your way to baby-soft skin with The Body Shop British Rose Exfoliating Gel Body Scrub. Enriched with the essence of hand-picked British roses, the dewy gel texture is a refreshing change from the usual cream exfoliate scrubs. 


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