“Club Reserva 1925” hosts Jacobo Serra

Alhambra Reserva 1925, one of the iconic brands of Mahou San Miguel, the leading beer company in Spain, has launched “Club Reserva 1925” a musical initiative that welcomes different artists and musical styles in the legendary Clamores Club in Madrid.


November 6th the musician Jacobo Serra, one of the most brilliant singers of his generation, will perform at  “Club Reserva 1925”. His unique style and passion for Anglo pop and American folk-rock is reflected in his music. His first LP “Don t Give Up” was a big success.


Club Reserva 1925” is where high quality emerging artists, who turned their passion into a profession thanks to Alhambra Reserva 1925, display their work to audiences in a unique and special atmosphere, while enjoying all the flavor of Alhambra Reserva 1925.


A few months ago we told you about “Art for discovering” where Alhambra Reserva 1925 supports the work of great artists such as “The New Raemon”, “Templeton”, “Pony Bravo”, “Jacobo Serra”, “Novedades Carminha” or “Joe La Reina”.

Concerts begin at 21:30. Alhambra gives all fans the opportunity to get 3 free pairs of tickets for each concert.

If you want to see Jacobo Serra live, you just have to go to Twitter (https://twitter.com/Alhambra_Es) Alhambra Reserva 1925 and participate in the competition starting today October 30 until Monday November 3, when the winners will be announced.

For those who do not want to risk missing the concert, you can buy your tickets here www.alhambrareserva1925.com/reserva.


At Club Reserva 1925 you will enjoy a live concert with an intimate atmosphere accompanied by the taste of Alhambra Reserva 1925. Don’t miss it!

Mahou San Miguel

Mahou San Miguel is a Spanish family owned company and leader in the beer industry in Spain with a market share of over 37%. There are eight brewing centers, seven in Spain and one in India, two springs, bottling plants and a team of over 2,500 professionals.

Mahou San Miguel has almost 125 years of history, beginning with the birth of Mahou in 1890. In 2000, Mahou acquired San Miguel. In 2004, Mahou incorporated the Canary Island brand Reina and in 2007, Beer Alhambra. It has also diversified its business with the purchase in 2011 of Solan de Cabras. The company has a portfolio of beer which includes, among other brands, Mahou Cinco Estrellas, San Miguel Especial, Alhambra Reserva 1925, San Miguel and San Miguel 0,0%. It also has a wide range of international beers from agreements with partners such as Carlsberg, Molson Coors, and Warsteiner.

Internationalization is one of the strategic pillars for the development of Mahou San Miguel. The company produces more than 75% of the Spanish beer consumed in the world and is present in over 50 countries.

For more information:

Facebook (www.facebook.com/CervezasAlhambra)

Twitter (https://twitter.com/Alhambra_Es)


KORRES the natural alternative for a perfect look

KORRES, the natural cosmetics brand from Greece, always uses high quality active ingredients derived from natural products. All the products are clinically proven for effectiveness.

KORRES new makeup collection is a natural alternative with professional and long lasting results.



Formulated with volcanic minerals that provide a deep dark color, there are several eyeliner options, from neutral eyes to dramatic black:



















The end of the pencil is specially designed to apply the right amount of liquid, and releases it gradually to achieve a perfect black line with professional precision. Non-staining, long lasting, fast drying that maintains a black finish without fading.



Helps to strengthen lashes and create an intense black / brown color. The mascara brush is designed to reach even the tiniest lashes. It is the first mask in the market to be enriched with volcanic minerals. The result is lashes with less weight, increasing the volume [up to six times *] and duration [up to 20% after a single stroke].


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Another new product is the nail polish, NAIL COLOUR KORRES developed with mild solvents, without compromising the effectiveness of color, offering a natural look. Long term formula, respectful to the nails and surrounding skin.




The composition of the nail color is based on the blend of five essential nutrients for healthy nails: silicon, calcium, zinc, iron and sulfur. A natural hardener, myrrh extract, trace elements, provitamin B5 with moisturizing properties, all contribute to the elasticity and flexibility of the nails.

These components create stronger, more flexible nails, and also helps increase moisture levels in the skin under the nail.

A very important characteristic of KORRES is the exclusion of parabens, silicones, mineral oils, propylene glycol and ethanolamine with acetone, phthalates, formaldehyde, camphor, toluene and xylene.

For autumn-winter we suggest these three colors:










PRICE – 8 €


What do you think about this new line from KORRES?






Promod New Collection Autumn-Winter 2014

This fall Promod is inspired by the 60s, with sailors cuts, military trends and khaki tones.
Black is the strongest color combined with colorful clothes. Blue, red, orange and pink are the colors that stand out.
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Thick coats and jackets are the new basics for day looks.
 The Autumn Winter Promod collection also highlights short dresses, skirts and shorts.
The trench is the star item this fall.
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And to protect us from the cold Promod proposes this black hat and leather gloves.
Do you like the Promod new collection?

Voyage to Ceylan by Adolfo Dominguez

Recently we attended the presentation of the new Adolfo Dominguez perfume, Voyage to Ceylan.

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Voyage to Ceylan is the name chosen by Adolfo Dominguez for the luxury brand’s new perfume. The exotic attraction of Ceylan inspires a world of emotions and passions.

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The new fragrance evokes the exoticism of the island with notes of tropical flowers, spices and scented wood.

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Fresh like the sea, the fragrance hints of grapefruit and lemon and develops a spicy (jasmine and rose) scent and sandalwood and patchouli.

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Amaia Salamanca represents the perfume in the promotional video where she encounters Eduardo Noriega in a story of ardent attraction.

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The presentation for the press was held at the Royal Botanical Gardens in Madrid.

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Victoria Lorenzo of Friendly Madrid

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Special decoration, food and drink that evoked Ceylan.

A trip. A passion. A perfume.



An Autumn Look



Although we are in October, it’s still not very cold yet in Madrid.


For these mild autumn days we propose a “low cost” look combining Zara jacket and boots, white sweater and SOS jeans by Orza Studio.


Scarf with stars, Zara.


Sunglasses, Vogue Eyewear, Optica Roma (Madrid).


Faux fur jacket, Zara.


White sweater, Blanco.


Detail: over the knee leather boots, Zara.


Do you like this style? What is your favorite look for autumn?

I would love to read your comments!!



Makeup workshop Couvrance Color Corrector

A few days ago we attended a makeup workshop at Avéne Dermatological Laboratories in Madrid.

Although we already knew this brand and we used the products we wanted to listen to some make-up tricks from Joelle Noni, Avene’s official makeup Couvrance expert.



All Avene’s products incorporate spring water, are hypoallergenic, and free of fragrance, parabens and preservatives.


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The make up steps are:

1 Hygiene

2 Hydration

3 Correct and neutralize

In this post we are going to talk about step 3, correct and unify the tone.


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First we should apply with fingertips giving little touches the Stick Concealer.


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Yellow (SPF 20) neutralizes bluestick-corrector-verde-couvrance




Green (SPF 20) neutralizes red and yellow to blue





To better cover skin blemishes and dark coral tone (SPF30)


Compact creams

Apply to face with the sponge from the center outward for a more natural, or apply to hints. High opacity.



Liquid foundation

Moderate covering power.

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Apply a small amount of liquid foundation on fingertips and depositing touches all over the face.

The fluids applied by makeup sponge, compact yet not wet, and apply in a circular motion.





Corrector Brushes (oil free)

Correct and lighten, beige concealer brush and apply directly after make-up brush on dark circles, small scars and shade to illuminate the face.

Blur performing pat with your finger. The Illuminator brush can be cleaned with alcohol.



Complete the make-up

Apply mosaic powder with the brush upwards in the opposite direction of the hair to set make-up and give color to the complexion. Available in three shades: Translucent, Illuminating or Tan. It can also be used as eye shadow.




Profiler Duo for very moisturizing lips, light pink and red gloss.

Sharpen the lip contour starting in the middle with the fine tip of the pencil.

Draw zones that must be corrected filling the inside of the lip. Then apply a thick pencil tip from the center of the mouth to the outside.




Apply Eyebrow Pencil concealer with small strokes and blend with the brush nozzle.

External point of the nostril and inner corner of the eye.

External point of the nostril and eye pupil.

External point of the nostril and extreme corner of the eye.



The last step is to accentuate the look with Mascara high tolerance, enhances curve and separates.







Yanes Young

Yanes Young is characterized by an unmistakable signature of glamor yet affordability, being aimed at a younger audience prices.
Yanes Young has created several lines with different styles traveling across continents and eras. Dancing Jewels is the new collection of silver jewelry for autumn-winter 2014-2015.
Inspired by the world of dance, the designs personify folklore rooted in dance to bring forth classic hallmarks of the firm.
Charleston evokes the Roaring Twenties through long rows of beads interwoven to form necklaces, long necklaces that drape down the back, as well as bracelets and earrings.
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Bollywood emphasizes the brightness of Indian jewelery with sumptuous productions inspired by dance with rings, pendants, earrings and bracelets in pink, white and gold silver.
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Claqué recalls the golden age of Hollywood Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers with naughty parts in silver, pearls and marquesitas.
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Tarantella pays tribute to traditional Italian women with red and black agata and onyx. Necklaces, earrings and finger rings evoke Mediterranean sensuality.
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Finally, Bambuco recollects African rhythms with bamboo adorning chains, rings, necklaces and bracelets.
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Tropical Rhythms is inspire by Lambada with bright acid colors that come together to form a splendid melange, composed of peridot, citrine, amethyst and aquamarine set in silver.
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Jewelry that dances and captures the senses.
Available now in stores and online. C/Goya, 27, Madrid
Phone Number: 91 435 3109

Omega Pharma presents the first advanced anti-aging fat burner

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Xanthigen® is the first double-acting fat burner that helps the body metabolize fat with anti-aging action (antioxidant).

The patented formulation Xanthigen® bases its success on the unique combination of active natural substances that act synergistically to produce unique results.

Brown algae (fucoxanthin)

This type of algae increases energy expenditure of the body at rest, prompting him to consume more energy, reduces fat accumulation and impinges directly on fat cells, limiting the absorption of new fatty acids (the fat in blood).

Granada seed oil (Punic acid).

Reduces adipose tissue, increases fat oxidation and suppresses the production and secretion of triglycerides.

The synergistic action of these two ingredients:

– Progressively increases basal metabolism.

– Reduces fat accumulation.

– Increase of the Sirt-1 enzyme (sirtuin 1), known as “youth factor” which acts as a cellular antioxidant, optimizes maintenance of cells and their ability to repair damage. This antioxidant affects all organs of the body acting as a true anti-aging treatment.

Security from the Omega Pharma guarantee:

Xanthigen® does not interact with other products (food, drugs or complements) and there are no contraindications. In addition, Xanthigen® does not reduce muscle mass and does not stimulates the central nervous system of the individual (no caffeine or protein).

The clinical dossier confirms the absence of safety problems.

Xanthigen® comes in a box with 90 soft capsules. Each box corresponds to a month of treatment, with a minimum of 2 months required to clearly appreciate results.

Instructions for use: ingest one capsule 15-30 minutes before each intake (breakfast, lunch and dinner). 3 capsules daily.

Recommended selling price: 90 euros

For sale at the pharmacy and drugstore of El Corte Inglés.


This product is a dietary supplement. Food supplements should not replace a balanced diet. It is important to have a balanced and varied diet and a healthy lifestyle.

Do not use during pregnancy or breastfeeding. Do not use if allergic to any of its ingredients. Keep out of reach of children. Not for use by children under 18 years. Do not exceed recommended daily dose. Store in a dry place at room temperature. Read the prospectus carefully.

Young Spanish designers catwalk in Conde Duque

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After the closure of Mercedes- Benz Fashion Week Madrid, new fashion talents and designers in Spain, students of the Centre of Fashion Design Madrid, students of the Polytechnic University, presented a unique parade, held at the Centro Cultural Conde Duque and directed by Ana Locking.

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In Conde Duque, final year students showed their innovative proposals. Each of the students presented a collection of five models made ​​by themselves in combining fabrics and leathers, a total of over fifty new pieces that show the value of these young talented designers.

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The catwalk was overseen by a six meter Tyrannosaurus Rex, created for the occasion by the students of Industrial Design and Product Development at the Polytechnic University of Madrid and made with recycled cardboard.

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About the Superior School of Fashion Design in Madrid

The Superior School of Fashion Design in Madrid, part of the Polytechnic University, offers a University Degree in Fashion Design. This university degree is accredited by the National Agency for Quality Assessment and Accreditation (ANECA). Top designers such as Ana Locking and Daniel Rabaneda form part of the program, which offers a practical approach oriented to the progressive integration of its students in the professional world.

The course prioritizes projects in fashion design and workshops that emphasize new techniques, and the students have their own catwalks at the end of each of the four courses, including at graduation. The degree also includes the Masterclass by some members of ACME, the Association of Fashion Designers of Spain, with whom the CSDMM has maintained a close relationship since its inception and whose members form part of its advisory board.

René Furterer Triphasic Regeneration Serum

For 50 years René Furterer has selected the quintessence of plants and essential oils from around the world. Rare and precious, distinguished for their therapeutic and aromatic properties, and rich in ingredients, their action is specifically targeted to purify, soothe and revitalize. Constantly expanding on ethno-botanical and hair cosmetics René Furterer travels around the world to improve the mixture of future treatments.

The new patented formula consisting of three active phases helps to keep hair from falling out and stimulates hair growth. Suitable for sensitive scalps.

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Acts directly on the following three factors:

Vascular Factor (Natural extract of Pfaffia and essentials oil of orange and lavender)

Hormonal Factor (hydrolyzed extract of Curbicia)

Tissue Factor (HMC, extract of Citrus auriantium)

René Furterer Triphasic Progressive Hair Loss Treatment stimulates micro-circulation necessary for nourishing the hair and supports anchorage and control. Hair loss slows and hair growth is stimulated. Without rinsing. No caking.


Applied stripe by stripe on a clean scalp. Massage the scalp to penetrate the product. Do not rinse.

For best results René Furterer recommends to use the Triphasic treatment with Forticea shampoo. The shampoo stimulates the micro-circulation thanks to the action of the natural extract Pfaffia and essential oils.


Apply on a wet scalp massaging with circular movements from the neck to the forehead. Leave on for one to three minutes. It can be used as often as desired.

With this treatment the hair regains strength and vigor.

About René Furterer

Based on an original and unique method, custom diagnostic, brush and massages, personalized care program to prepare / wash / brush, and treat, René Furterer treatments unite hair health and beauty.