Posts for Fragrance Category

July Summer Fragrance Picks!

Fragrance - Fontana Beauty Expert - July 25, 2014

Roses are Red

Violets are Blue

I smell GREAT

And so should you 🙂


You like that? It’s a Fontana original. Lol

I don’t know about you but i love new fragrances, i hoard them really. Each mood is represented by a different scent so it’s like you’re a brand new person almost every day! Some of us are more inclined to powdery, soft floral scents and others are suckers for a sweet fruity scent. Today we’re going to highlight a fragrance from each category.



Guess Girl- she’s audacious, flirtacious and her charm is infectious! The true embodiment of joie de vivre. She lives with a carefree attitude and seeks out fun and adventure wherever she goes.

  • Top notes: Pink champagne, Golden Delicious Apple, Mixed Berries
  • Middle notes: Pink Peony, Natural Jasmine Sambac, Violet
  • Dry Down: Australian Sandalwood, Musk, Vanilla




Perfectly capturing the modern taste for light transparent fragrances. Estée Lauder Pleasures is a sheer floral created from lilies and peonies, jasmine, all tingling with the rare essence of baie rose.


Feel free to pop in to Fontana for either of these amazing fragrances!!


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How Sensitive Skin Reacts to Fragrance

Fragrance - Fontana Make Up Expert - June 23, 2014

The way most fragrance ingredients impart scent is through a volatile reaction, which almost always causes irritation and some amount of inflammation. Research has established that fragrances in skin-care products are among the most common cause of sensitizing and allergic reactions.

You might be thinking, well my skin doesn’t look irritated or inflamed so the fragrance must not be a problem. In reality, skin on the surface often keeps the fact that it’s being irritated a secret with no reaction at all. Below the surface, irritating ingredients can cause collagen to breakdown, get in the way of skin’s ability to fight environmental damage, and hamper skin’s ability to heal. All of this can be taking place in the lower layers of skin without any obvious signs on the surface! The irritant reaction you don’t see or feel is nonetheless hurting your skin’s ability to reduce wrinkles, firm skin, or look younger!

For those with sensitive skin, especially when the problem is rosacea or acne, fragrance can be seriously irritating and that will show up on the surface. Fragrance of any kind (including natural fragrant oils) should be avoided at all costs.

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