Rose Scented Valentine’s Day Gifts
We love Valentine’s Day at Beauty Over 40. There are so many gorgeous gifts to give (and receive from) a loved one. And our favourite gifts are scented with the most romantic flower of all – the Rose. From the traditional fragrance gifts, to creams and lotions – we have the perfect rose scented gift for you. Now all you have to do is start dropping hints, or if this fails, buy it yourself…….
Lancome Tresor Midnight Rose EDP
Tresor Midnight Rose is the perfect fragrance to wear on Valentine’s Day (and beyond). A sexy, sweet and playful fragrance, the feminine scent plays on intense rose with bold blackcurrant notes. Top notes include jasmine, peony, blackcurrant bud absolute and pink pepper with warming heart notes of intense rose absolute and raspberry. Base notes of Virginia cedar essence, vanilla and musk warm up the floral notes to provide a classic modern scent. EDP 30ml RRP $81.00, 50ml RRP $115.00, 75ml RRP $144.00.
Bvlgari Rose Goldea EDP
A seductive oriental, feminine fragrance, Bvlgari Rose Goldea is a new tribute to femininity, combining radiant rose and sophisticated musks into a blend of desire. Top notes of pomegranate open up to heart notes of feminine Damascus rose and jasmine, whilst base notes of musk, sandalwood and olibanum give the fragrance a long-lasting warmth. The bottle is inspired by the iconic Serpenti design, encasing a fragrance that is passionate and seductive. Just perfect for Valentine’s Day. EDP 50ml RRP $155.00, 90ml RRP $209.00.
Giorgio Armani Si EDP
A truly iconic fragrance, with the face of Cate Blanchett, Si is Giorgio Armani’s tribute to modern femininity, an irresistible combination of grace, strength and independent spirit and style – which sounds like most women we know. The fragrance is at once chic, voluptuous, intense, and soft. Sì eau de parfum lingers on your skin and enchants the senses. The scent combines three notes: blackcurrant nectar, modern chypre, and blond wood musk with touches of freesia and May rose scent. Just perfect for Valentine’s Day (or any time). EDP 30ml RRP $99.00, EDP 50ml RRP $149.00, EDP 100ml RRP $209.00, 150ml RRP $239.00.
Roses de Chloe EDT
Like thousands of petals from a bouquet of fresh cut roses, Roses de Chloe is an invitation to gracefulness, airiness and light. Roses De Chloé is a feminine, floral fragrance that opens with a hint of rose. The fragrance features top notes of rose, middle notes of bergamot, rose essence and magnolia, and base notes of white musk and amber, a signature of the Chloé house. EDt 50ml RRP $110.00, 75ml RRP $150.00.
Conjuring up like no other the atmosphere of the city whose name it bears, this magical fragrance celebrates elegant and refined women, full of sparkle and spontaneity, confident about their seductive powers. The Yves Saint Laurent Paris Eau de Toilette Spray is a feminine fragrance that captures the essence of romance and features the scent of rose in full bloom. With a blend of 232 notes, the top notes are hints of rose, violet and bergamot; while the centre of the fragrance is made up of light powdery accents of may rose and iris. Completing the rose accord are notes of sandalwood, vetiver and vanilla. EDT 50ml RRP $118.00, 75ml RRP $138.00, and 125ml RRP $185.00.
Ella Bache Huile aux Fleurs (Floral Oil)
Ella Bache Floral Oil is a delicately textured cleansing oil for the body suitable for dry combination to dry skin. Featuring the oils of rose, geranium, jasmine, ylang ylang, patchouli, petitgrain and rosewood, the oil not only cleanses and removes make-up (so it can be used on the face as well as the body), it also functions as a body veil and leaves your skin velvety smooth, and gently scented with the blend of floral oils. The Oil is suitable for even the most sensitive skins. 500ml RRP $72.00.
Crabtree & Evelyn Rosewater & Pink Peppercorn Range
With a stunning, soft floral rose scent, the Crabtree & Evelyn Rosewater & Pink Peppercorn range is a luscious treat any time of the year. Featuring a range of products, our favourites are the Hydrating Hand Cream, and Hydrating Hand Wash. Hydrate your hands in an instant with the purest Rosewater and Shea Butter enriched formula of Rosewater & Pink Peppercorn Hand Recovery. The secret to silky soft hands contains gentle exfoliators to lightly scruff away harder skin areas as it locks in moisture. Designed to leave hands beautifully smooth and delicately scented with transparent rose petal and sweetly spiced Pink Peppercorn notes. Cleanse your hands in the rich lather of the moisturizing Hand Wash. The naturally derived cleansers nurture and purify as you indulge in the delicate and conditioning benefits of purified Rosewater. Its rose petal scents are heightened with the sweet spice heat of Pink Peppercorn and Akigalawood, captured from Patchouli, leaving skin prettily scented and you utterly refreshed. Hydrating Hand Cream 100g RRP $30.00, Hydrating Hand Wash 250ml RRP $28.00.
Jurlique Rose Collection
Your body will be smelling of roses long after Valentine’s Day with these sensual scented Jurlique beauties. Start soothing your senses with the deliciously scented Softening Rose Shower Gel, formulated with mild, coconut derived cleansing agents, and moisturising extracts of pure rose petals, your skin is left soft and hydrated. Follow up with the delectable Rose Body Oil, a lightweight body oil with added vitamin E and antioxidants to for longer lasting hydration, and the delicate rose scent, to nurture your senses, your skin is left soft and glowing. If you prefer a lotion to an oil, the range also contains a gorgeous Softening Rose Body Lotion, with extracts of rose petals to leave your skin super soft. Complete your decadent ritual with the Rose Hand Cream, a rich protective Hand Cream, with a relaxing rose scent, that will help keep hands looking youthful longer. Shower Gel 300ml RRP $35.00 , Body Oil 100ml RRP $59.00. Body Lotion (not pictured) 300ml RRP $49.00. Hand Cream 125ml RRP $59.00.
Trilogy Rose Hand Cream
Gently scented with pure essential Moroccan rose oil, known for its stress-relieving properties, Trilogy Rose Hand Cream delivers long-lasting softness and protection for your hands, nails and cuticles. The formula blends evening primrose, certified organic rosehip, jojoba and almond oils, which provide essential nutrients to soften your hands, condition cuticles and guard against moisture loss. Active botanical extracts of marshmallow and calendula help to soften, soothe and smooth dry skin, while horsetail extract helps strengthen and condition nails. Soft hands for Valentine’s Day – yes please. 100ml RRP $26.95.
Mrs Darcy Lifestyle Rose Quartz Hand Treatment
From the moment you open this luxurious hand treatment, your senses are treated to the lush scent of fresh rose, and peony – so divine. Enriched with shea and cocoa butter, your hands and nails are left perfectly hydrated – soft hands and cuticles, and hard nails. This rich decadent hand cream is perfect year round, but it’s especially gorgeous on Valentine’s Day. Paraben, sulphate and silicone free. 80ml RRP $28.95.
Dr. Hauschka Rose Range
A true believer in capturing the power of the Rose (click here to read about Dr. Hauschka’s Fair Trade Rose Project), Dr. Hauschka has a wonderful range of Rose products, that are perfect for mature skin. There are so many to choose from – our favourites are the Rose Day Cream, a classic in the Dr. Hauschka range, that uses extracts of rose petals, wild rose hips, marsh mallow, and St John’s wort, to help nourish and protect dry and sensitive skin. The luxe Firming Mask contains four different types of rose, to help restore elasticity, hydrate, protect, and fortify your skin, for a noticeably smoother look and feel. Combine the magic duo with the Rose Nurturing Body Wash (not pictured), which uses fragrance from the soft rose to envelop your body in a sensual fragrance, leaving it lightly fragranced and hydrated, and the Rose Nurturing Body Cream, a rich, nourishing cream that deeply moisturises and hydrates, with the power of rose wax, rose essential oil, and extracts from wild rose hips and rose petals. Ready for Valentine’s Day – yes you are. Rose Day Cream 30ml RRP $62.00, Firming Mask 30ml RRP $99.00, Rose Nurturing Body Wash 200ml RRP $29.00, Rose Nurturing Body Cream 145ml RRP $50.00.
Peter Thomas Roth Rose Stem Cell Bio-Repair Precious Cream & Gel Mask
Harnessing the power of Rose plant stem cells (six different types in the precious cream, blended with six rose extracts, and five, combined with four rose extracts in the gel mask), this dynamic duo help dramatically improve the appearance of aging skin. The Precious Cream deeply hydrates your skin, to reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles, sagging, dehydration and dullness, your skin is left looking radiant and renewed. The Gel Mask, used two-three times a week helps brighten, tone, and firm your skin, whilst the gel formula cools and helps rejuvenate. Precious Cream 50ml RRP $108.00, Gel Mask 150ml RRP $73.00.
Weleda Wild Rose Smoothing Day Cream
Using organic rose oil from their fair trade partnership farms in Turkey, Weleda Wild Rose Smoothing Day Cream (part of the Wild Rose collection), will keep your skin nourished and protected all year long. It works to hydrate your skin to counteract fine lines, dryness and dullness, and helps support skin elasticity. It is formulated with sedum, myrrh and horsetail extracts for their strengthening and vitalising properties, and harnesses the power of cold-pressed wild rose seed oil, which is rich in essential fatty acids to strengthen skin’s protective barrier, so your skin is left hydrated, soft, and protected. The day cream is NATRUE certified natural and free from synthetic ingredients, so it is gentle for your skin. 30ml RRP $36.95. We also love the Wild Rose Creamy Body Wash, with nourishing Rosehip Oil, and formulated with vegetable based cleansers, and the Wild Rose Body Oil, with the delicate aroma of wild rose oil to soothe your senses, and oils of desert Jojoba and sweet almond oil, that leave your skin hydrated, supple, and radiant. Body Wash 200ml RRP $17.95, Body Oil 100ml RRP $29.95.