Chasing The Sun • The Nob Hill Gazette

Summer is in its zenith, and many people crave the solar’s golden caress — warming the pores and skin, enjoyable muscle groups and imparting its resplendent vitality.

Tom Ford Soleil Brûlant Eau de Parfum
Seductive Summer
Welcome to your personal uninhibited terra incognita: A blazing encounter between solar and pores and skin on a personal island escape is the inspiration behind Soleil Brûlant, the most recent expression in Tom Ford’s Soleil perfume lineup. This fabulous scent opens with a shiny burst of mandarin and bergamot warmed by spicy pink peppercorn, whereas alluring jasmine sambac, tuberose and orange flower create its floral coronary heart. When it involves the bottom notes, I’ve been an enormous fan of the complexity of Tom Ford’s amber and oud blends over time, and Soleil Brûlant is yet one more magnificent masterpiece. Initially, amber is intertwined with black honey nectar, tonka bean and occasional arabica for a fast exhilarating gourmand shot, finally remodeling into the lasting euphoric smokiness of frankincense, vetiver and leather-based.
Tom Ford Soleil Brûlant Eau de Parfum – $895 for 250 ml (or $350 for a 50 ml bottle) | tomford.com

La Prairie Pure Gold Radiance Concentrate
Golden Hour
La Prairie invitations us to expertise the majestic sunsets that crown the Swiss Alps. Specifically, that unforgettable second when the final rays of the day illuminate the traditional mountain vary with an excellent glow. To re-create the flattering luster in a skincare line that visibly evens out imperfections and imbues pores and skin with vitality, La Prairie launched the Pure Gold assortment. The system’s progressive and unique Pure Gold Diffusion System works on the precept of “time-controlled launch” — a staggered supply of key replenishing elements which are hooked up to the gold particles, permitting regular and lasting revitalizing outcomes and an instantaneous contact of radiance. The indulgent quick-absorbing texture mixed with an beautiful scent concludes the gorgeous sensorial journey into the golden hour.
La Prairie Pure Gold Radiance Concentrate – $850 | laprairie.com

Dior Stick Glow in Shade 445 Golden Haze
Enchanted Desert
Ethereal play of sunshine between the solar, sky and shifting sands is the essence of Dior’s Summer Dune make-up assortment. Mesmerizing eye colours in earthy tones are enriched with light-catching copper and bronze hues, whereas a smooth wash of pearlescent beige creates sultry nude lips. I’m all the time drawn to carefree and versatile make-up options, so the balmy and hydrating Stick Glow blush sticks turned one in every of my on-the-go favorites. “Stick Glow is a superb product,” notes Peter Philips, artistic and picture director for Dior Makeup. “It produces a light-weight, heat glow with shimmer that subtly and sensually highlights the décolleté, collarbones and excessive factors of the face.” Two flattering shades — illuminating Golden Haze and dewy Pink Sirocco — ship a elegant translucency to any complexion.
Dior Stick Glow in Shade 445 Golden Haze – $35 | dior.com

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