Six Fresh Fragrances for Spring

There’s no time like spring to rethink your approach to beauty. To celebrate the arrival of warmer weather we’ve rounded up our favourite beauty buys for the season ahead.

Narciso Rodriguez brings his signature heart of musk to life with blooming Bulgarian rose and iris in Narciso Rodriguez Rouge (EDP 50ml, $170). Undeniably seductive, this is one to spritz when the sun goes down.

The first fragrance by Dior in almost 20 years has been well worth the wait. Zingy top notes of bergamot and mandarin give a floral heart of rose Grasse absolute and jasmine give Joy by Dior (EDP 50ml, $195) an unexpected twist.

Chopard Happy Lemon Dulci (EDP 100ml, $199, only at Life Pharmacy) has been created with Mother Earth’s most uplifting scents – feel-good citrus fruits, sweet apple, mango and ginger. One spritz really will put a spring in your step. 

Sparkling Elizabeth Arden My Fifth Avenue (EDP 100ml, $109) is just what you need to trick yourself into thinking summer is already here. A zesty hint of citrus wraps around feminine florals and a touch of musk and woods. 

Originally created in 1957 for Hubert de Givenchy’s enigmatic muse, Audrey Hepburn, Givenchy L’Interdit (EDP 50ml, $163) is a fragrant ode to the bold femininity of today. A white floral bouquet of orange blossom, jasmine and tuberose and hints of mysterious vetiver and patchouli make this scent unforgettable.  

A spritz of Shiseido‘s decidedly floral fragrance Ever Bloom Ginza Flower (EDP 50ml, $139) will make it feel like spring no matter what time of the year it is. Unpredictable notes of cyclamen, lotus, orange blossom absolute and gardenia make this a blooming beautiful scent that’s sure to appeal to all.  

All available from Life Pharmacy now.


How to get Healthy and Radiant Skin at Any Age

There’s no time like spring to rethink your approach to beauty. To celebrate the arrival of warmer weather we’ve rounded up our favourite beauty buys for the season ahead.

While there are certain skin concerns that are more likely to strike at a certain age, healthy skin that glows is something all of us want. These skincare essentials will help you achieve a radiant complexion at any age. 

Retinol (vitamin A) has long been touted as a hero of the skincare world. The star ingredient boosts cell turnover and supports the skin’s natural collagen elastin to fight the signs of ageing.  Elizabeth Arden combines the best of both worlds with ceramide and retinol in new Retinol Ceramide Capsules Line Erasing Night Serum ($162 for 60 – on counter 24 September). Moisture-boosting ceramides protect skin from dryness and irritation that can occur with retinol products. 

Lancome Advanced Genifique Youth Activating Serum (50ml, $191) is powered by probiotics and works on all skin types to enhance the skin’s signs of youth. The lightweight formulation improves radiance, elasticity, skin tone and smoothness. 

Vitamin A isn’t the only free-radical-fighting vitamin you need in your skincare routine. Dermalogica Biolumin-C Serum ($159) has been formulated with advanced skincare technology that allows more vitamin C to be delivered to the skin. The end result is a healthy, more even and bright complexion. 

Hydrated skin is healthy skin, and Clinique Dramatically Different Hydrating Jelly ($69) works right around the clock to provide 24-hour hydration. The unique water-jelly texture and oil-free formula glides onto skin and is perfect for warmer weather when skin can need a lighter moisturiser. 

A good cleanser is the first step in any thorough beauty routine. Avocado oil and marigold bloom in Antipodes Grace Gentle Cream Cleanser ($46.90) remove the day’s impurities and make-up while nourishing skin.

Available at Life Pharmacy – range may vary by store. 

Life Pharmacy is celebrating the start of spring with a week dedicated to everything beauty. Earn double Living Rewards Points on skincare, makeup and fragrance until Sunday 23 September.  Discover great offers in-store including exclusive gifts with purchases, and get your hands on a limited-edition tote bag for just $15 when you spend $75 or more in-store. Find out more here.