Around The World Series: Provence (Kiehls Aromatic Blends Fig Leaf & Sage Fragrance)

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Kiehls new Aromatic Blends Collection includes four fragrances: Orange Leaf & Lychee, Fig Leaf & Sage, Vanilla & Cedarwood, and Nashi Blossom & Pink Grapefruit. The Aromatic Blends collection has formulated these fragrances to be a truer rendition of the ingredients involved, using high quality key ingredients to get a scent that really reflects the areas they are inspired by. 
For the release of these fragrances, I’ve teamed up with Kiehls to bring you four looks inspired by the fragrances themselves and the areas around the world they were inspired from.

Orange Leaf & Lychee: Morocco
Fig Leaf & Sage: Provence
Vanilla & Cedarwood- Uganda
Nashi Blossom & Pink Grapefruit- Japan

Each scent comes in three forms- A fragrance, body wash, and body lotion.

For the second tutorial in this series, I chose to do a look based off of the scent Fig Leaf & Sage and it’s inspired area, Provence, France. I can honestly say that when I first saw the name of this fragrance, I assumed immediately that I would hate it. Why would I want to smell like herbs?! I was SHOCKED when I sprayed it on and actually really liked it! It’s very, VERY different from your usual fragrances- its spicy and complex and really quite awesome. The scent is meant to capture the way the air smells around the fig trees in Provence, along with the smell of the surrounding herbs. If you have a Kiehls location near you, I would totally recommend going in just to test this fragrance because its so different!

Since Provence is very lush and green, and the fragrance is green elements, it only made sense to incorporate that color into my look! I wanted to do something Earthy, but still have a fun, Leesha element to it. I chose to do this Green and gold look, and incorporate a double liner on the lash line.

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Eyes
Too Faced Shadow Insurance
Naked Cosmetics Java Collection
Inglot Rainbow Eyeshadow in 109R
Urban Decay 24/7 Liquid Liner in Perversion
Naked Cosmetics Mother Nature Collection (Green & Gold only)
MAC Eye Kohl in Coffee 
Hello Kitty Soft Yellow Eye Pencil
Armani Eyes to Kill Mascara

Cheeks
Sleek MakeUP Nude Blush

Lips
Urban Decay Super Saturated Lip Pencil in Love Child
Bobbi Brown High Gloss Lip Shimmer in Citrus 4

 

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324 Comments

  1. Alishacarte

    July 12, 2012 at 12:46 am

    Love love love the ideas of these fragrances and the looks to go along with them, I will be trying to do one but with a different twist.  :)  

  2. Ireneanderson5

    July 12, 2012 at 12:57 am

    would love, love, to have these scents…i love fig..

  3. Caytie Briggs

    July 12, 2012 at 4:01 am

    would love this :)

  4. Laurissefeddersen

    July 12, 2012 at 4:49 am

    Always gorgeous as usual.

  5. Ejklages11

    July 12, 2012 at 6:47 am

    I love this look! the eyeliner is amazing and I want to try it for an everyday look :D

  6. Lindsay LouWho

    July 12, 2012 at 8:28 am

    mmm i absolutely love the smell of fig, i love the lush figs and leaves that is my all time fave soap from them!..so yeah i bet i would love this one :) thx leesha

  7. Ava Yuson

    July 12, 2012 at 9:48 am

    I really hope I win. I have this nose problem in which I have difficulty smelling certain scents, but I can still smell other smells at certain times. So, it’s really hard for me to pick a perfume that I can actually smell that isn’t overpowering.

  8. Kiwi Cozy

    July 12, 2012 at 3:05 pm

    This look is super pretty! This fragrance sounds like it’s pretty awesome, too. :)

  9. Charlene Pacheco

    July 12, 2012 at 3:41 pm

    Sooo pretty!!! :)

  10. caruul

    July 12, 2012 at 3:50 pm

    i love this look!

  11. nkm15

    July 12, 2012 at 4:35 pm

    The eye look is phenomenal, i just love forest greens!  But, i think i’m crusing most on your lip combo.  The color is so right up my alley!

  12. Ericka

    July 12, 2012 at 7:05 pm

    I’m wearing this to work today! I love it!

  13. Kate O

    July 12, 2012 at 7:34 pm

    Love the makeup look!  I would tone it a bit down with the green to wear during the day but at night it would look so nice!

  14. Olivia31192

    July 13, 2012 at 3:14 am

    love it!

  15. Karla Herbert

    July 13, 2012 at 7:29 am

    I love this look, because it’s so wearable!!

  16. Chreesay

    July 13, 2012 at 7:59 pm

    So pretty! :D

  17. Laci

    July 14, 2012 at 12:58 am

    I think this one is my favorite of the four. :D

  18. Alecia

    July 14, 2012 at 1:45 am

    I am in love with this makeup look! I love the peachy melon shades with the green. So beautiful, and I think it compliments blue eyes nicely. I am going to try to recreate this eye look tomorrow.

  19. Jessi M

    July 14, 2012 at 2:32 am

    Mmm, I love sage.

  20. Thomasina Sullivan

    July 14, 2012 at 5:19 am

    Wow so pretty!!

  21. Adedoyin

    July 14, 2012 at 12:35 pm

    I love all the makeup in these series. Def. Goin to try them. Ur truly talented

  22. Natasha

    July 15, 2012 at 10:42 pm

    i need to go get myself a green eyeliner now :D
    http://cloudsandcuticleoil.blogspot.co.uk/
    xx

  23. Cbconrad

    July 16, 2012 at 7:59 am

    I can’t wait to try this look. I’m also looking forward to trying out fragrances #2 and 3.

  24. Prapti singh

    July 29, 2012 at 3:05 am

    Hi xsparkage! I luvv ur tutorials. Are you there on twitter??

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