Rakino Weekend by Juliana Parfums Co.: spice and the sea

Another summer fragrance by Juliana Perfums Co. (although, it’s stated JVKMen on a bottle and the website, I tried to research who or what is JVKMen but still get no success). Fine and stylish example of independent perfumery. The accord written at the card is: Top notes of green accord, grass, paper and pepper Middle notes of seaweed,…

Waiheke Dreams by Juliana Parfums Co.

‘Cause there ain’t no party like a New Zealand party In the summertime… It’s time for this scent, it’s the right time for this beautiful perfume, our summertime is almost over and we have to catch the days of the sun, sweet fruits and sea breeze in the air. Maybe Waiheke Dreams is not the most summer…

Runaway by Karen Walker: New Zealand forest for everyone

Intended just to have a small walk around rainy Auckland CBD I ended up in Farmers sniffing new Karen Walker’s Runaway. In my view, it’s the best her perfume so far. Complex, sensual and playful. Warm, spicy, pine and a little but sweet. Long-lasting and making a beautiful sillage. The accord of Runaway is Italian…

Snowberry New Radiance Face Serum: review

Snowberry is one of the most interesting New Zealand cosmetic brands, fine ingredients using, eco-friendly, sophisticated and so on. Honestly, I totally support these ideas so I couldn’t wait to try their trending New Radiance Serum (most of my friends already had). Snowberry New Radiance Face Serum promises absolutely revolutionary age-defence action thanks to ‘copper peptides’…