Philosophy has been supporting Mental Health Awareness Day with their hope & grace initiative. They are the first major beauty brand that has committed themselves to make a donation of 1% of all sales to a cause.  What’s amazing is that this includes all products, without limitations.  Hope and grace fund will award multiple financial grants each year to local organizations that help empower women helping them with mental health issues and wellbeing. Organizations help with prevention and treatment of related issues. Mental health is an issue that a lot of people don’t like to talk about whether it’s depression, post traumatic stress, anxiety, bipolar disorder, or self-esteem issues because some people are embarrassed, ashamed or don’t feel like they have someone to talk to.  Everyone has suffered from one of these issues at one point in their life, 450 million people worldwide suffer from mild to serious mental health…

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  Krigler Fragrances is synonymous with elegance and luxury.  The House of Krigler created its first fragrance in 1879, founded by Albert Krigler, and has been creating some of the most exclusive fragrances to this day.  The fragrances have been coveted by celebrities such as Grace Kelly who wore Chateau Krigler 12, Marlene Dietrich her favorite was Lieber Gustav 14 which became the house’s first unisex fragrance.  Coco Chanel’s signature scent was Pleasure Gardenia 79 before creating her own scent Chanel No.5 (she had asked Krigler to help her create that scent but he passed at the time she was relatively unknown).  Tom Ford had said he was inspired by Lovely Patchouli 55  for the scent he created Black Orchid another fan of Lovely Patchouli 55 was Jackie Kennedy Onassis.  F. Scott Fitzgerald had said he wore the fragrance while writing Tender is the Night, Audrey Hepburn’s favorite was English Promenade 19,…

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  I have been a life long devotee of Creed Fragrances.  I have been wearing Creed since I was 12 years old, my mom and I were in Paris and she told me to pick a fragrance that would become my own.  To this day Fleurissimo is my favorite fragrance I have been wearing it for over 20 years.  The house of Creed has been around for 250 years.  Founded in 1760 and passed from father to son, Creed is the world’s only privately held luxury fragrance company.  Creed is based Paris, and is led by Olivier Creed, a sixth-generation perfumer and President of the company. Creed still uses the infusion technique (which is not widely used in the modern industry). Creed weighs, mixes, and filters everything by hand. They also use the highest percentage of natural components in the French perfume industry.  White Flowers is part of the Royal Exclusives…

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