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. Eburian23

    July 7, 2012 at 10:15 pm

    Out of a lot of your makeup tutorials, I really like this idea and like the looks you are creating for each country based off of pictures and research. I especially like how in the recent tutorial you incorporated each of the greens, yellows, and browns that were in the picture because that’s what makeup is supposed to be- an artform! Could you also do a tutorial later on how to match your makeup with what you are wearing? Thanks!

  2. Maya Blumenfeld

    July 7, 2012 at 11:00 pm

    Liked the look a lot! :D

  3. Kadie J

    July 8, 2012 at 12:12 am

    So pretty and wearable(:

  4. Fiona

    July 8, 2012 at 1:29 am

    Absolutely gorgeous!!

  5. Cindy Hinkel

    July 8, 2012 at 1:33 am

    Love this look!!

  6. Shayna Christoe

    July 8, 2012 at 1:48 am

    I absolutely love this look and I love sage scents :)

  7. MsBeautygirl007

    July 8, 2012 at 2:55 am

    I absolutely love this look green is my favorite color, all shades, there are some for every  eye color. With my   coloring I can get away with most. Beautifully done. And I love that you do what ever comes you way! 

  8. Notmai Rheelnaim

    July 8, 2012 at 3:13 am

    I am loving this series, and it sounds like the scents are pretty amazing. Can’t wait for Japan!

  9. Jessica Obando

    July 8, 2012 at 3:36 am

    I love Kiehl’s! so happy youre doing these four looks

  10. Jordanhefner03

    July 8, 2012 at 3:57 am

    This is so beautiful! and I would love to win the contest. This sounds like a fragrance I would really enjoy. Nature-y scents are some of my favorites! :)

  11. lillie3297

    July 8, 2012 at 3:58 am

    I am going to try this look tomorrow. It’s absolutely beautiful. 

  12. Jgomez523

    July 8, 2012 at 3:58 am

    i love this look. i cant wait to see the other two looks

  13. manda

    July 8, 2012 at 4:54 am

    This is such a good everyday look to me! It would look amazing on hazel eyes!

  14. Thomas McAnulty

    July 8, 2012 at 5:24 am

    I love the green!!

  15. Toughcookie520

    July 8, 2012 at 5:35 am

    I wanna try the scents now!

  16. Ikaaang

    July 8, 2012 at 5:42 am

    love it!

  17. Keisha White

    July 8, 2012 at 7:27 am

    I love figs and it sounds like a great fragrance!

  18. Jolayna

    July 8, 2012 at 7:29 am

    I really love this series =]

  19. C. Ashley Wilson

    July 8, 2012 at 7:34 am

    I love this look and I love spicy scents!

  20. Beautychemcam

    July 8, 2012 at 7:43 am

    Your pictures are amazing. You’re so beautiful. :)

  21. Joanne Frances P.

    July 8, 2012 at 8:24 am

    As always! You look gorgeous!! :)

  22. Shiuna Habs

    July 8, 2012 at 9:02 am

    never get tired of watching your tutorials :)

  23. Celeneeee

    July 8, 2012 at 10:26 am

    I love the colors! They remind me of fall. So pretty!

  24. Konstantina Vassilaki

    July 8, 2012 at 10:31 am

    … hey!… your looks are amazing!… :)

  25. Kajsa Tegholm

    July 8, 2012 at 10:31 am

    Love the green eyeliner!

  26. Annily

    July 8, 2012 at 10:40 am

    This is a lot like how I’ve been doing my makeup lately since I picked up a very similar stick eyeliner, but even more amazing! Love this and would absolutely love to win the prize, I LOVE fig and sage.

  27. Lu

    July 8, 2012 at 10:45 am

    Super pretty =D

  28. Michelle Sullivan

    July 8, 2012 at 2:52 pm

    Love this look! I cannot wait to give it a try. I may have to invest in some Naked products. They look gorgeous.

  29. Chelsea Audesirk

    July 8, 2012 at 3:13 pm

    Love this look Leesha! I love double liner looks. 

  30. Cara

    July 8, 2012 at 5:39 pm

    So so pretty!!!

  31. Cay K

    July 8, 2012 at 6:20 pm

    I love the greens and golds! So pretty! I don’t really like herbal scents much but i’m really intrigued by this.

  32. Gina

    July 8, 2012 at 6:37 pm

    I love this look. It’s so beautiful. :)

  33. Ally

    July 8, 2012 at 6:51 pm

    Love the yellow in the inner corner

  34. Hornikova Janna

    July 8, 2012 at 7:04 pm

    Really nice :)

  35. Vianka Veronica Villanueva

    July 8, 2012 at 8:25 pm

    Wow, this is pretty! I need to go try this out now :P

  36. Ophelia

    July 8, 2012 at 9:23 pm

    You’re looks are always a great source of inspiration for me and my artwork, but I have to say that this one is especially lovely. I just got on a gold kick, and the green in this look just smacked me with what I need to complete a painting I’ve started. So, thank you. *u*

  37. Ashley Likens

    July 8, 2012 at 9:36 pm

    i really like this look

  38. Janny

    July 8, 2012 at 9:42 pm

    All the scents sound so yummy.  I’ll have to go check them out.

  39. Janny

    July 8, 2012 at 9:42 pm

    All the scents sound so yummy.  I’ll have to go check them out.

  40. Naomii Carol Hainan

    July 8, 2012 at 9:55 pm

    Gorgeous eyeshadow as always. I love the gold and green together.

  41. Lydia Ringler

    July 8, 2012 at 9:56 pm

    Much more wearable than the pink look, but still awesome!

  42. Diahonia

    July 8, 2012 at 9:57 pm

    I low this! It is just as beautiful as the last one but so much more wearable.

  43. Purpleseastars

    July 8, 2012 at 10:15 pm

    i loooove the green eyeliner, it just pops!

  44. Shayeshka

    July 8, 2012 at 10:46 pm

    I love the scent of figs! I never thought they have such a great smell, or a noticeable one at all, but then I tried the bodylotion from cnd and since then I love it so much. :)

  45. Valerie39

    July 8, 2012 at 10:55 pm

    i would totally wear dis out, im not a big fan of eye poppin colors n dis is da perfect look for somthin different other then my nuetral smoky look

  46. NikkiD

    July 8, 2012 at 11:10 pm

    I love sage in scents or candles or really anywhere.  I can’t imagine how wonderful it would be pared with fig.  Honestly, without you doing this series, I never would have known about this line or really even registered Kiehl”s at all.  So, thanks.

  47. Nupi

    July 8, 2012 at 11:17 pm

    Love this look.  I like looks with green eyeshadow.

  48. Madi

    July 8, 2012 at 11:59 pm

    very pretty eye makeup 

  49. Patty Housel

    July 9, 2012 at 12:17 am

    Gorgeous!  I love the lip!

  50. ℘яℐcℯṧṧ ℛαcℌℯℓ

    July 9, 2012 at 1:10 am

    I love the shimmery green eyeliner :D

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