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ALVAREZ GOMEZ THE PERFECT FRAGRANCE
PURE AROMA THE PERFECT SON

ALVAREZ GOMEZ THE PERFECT FRAGRANCE, ABSOLUTELY MEDITERRANEAN, DELICIOUS, FRESH AND ELEGANT,

After a long time. I dare to talk about one of the Spanish brands with more than a hundred years that has changed my life and makes me feel absolutely Mediterranean, it is about the Álvarez Gómez perfumers the perfect fragrance that lasts in time after surviving with success to the Spanish postwar period

Álvarez
Gómez is due to the effort and enthusiasm of León's three first cousins, who
changed their destiny by moving to Madrid in 1899 to learn the perfume
business.

They began to work in the drugstore of an acquaintance where they spent all day working and when the night came they slept in a room in the store, after a while, the owner of the drugstore decided to retire, so the cousins ​​took advantage to stay with the business.

ALVAREZ GOMEZ THE PERFECT
FRAGRANCE

In
1905 they moved to a new premises on Calle Sevilla nº 2. next to Puerta de Sol,
it is at this time when the new name of the Álvarez Gómez fragrance house
appears where they sold cosmetic preparations, elixirs and perfumery products
in bulk. . Its clients included members of the royal houses, politicians,
nobles, bullfighters, artists, but also hard-working people from the town. Many
families used it as an antiseptic to prevent infectious diseases.

The
back room of the new premises was used as a place for meetings and gatherings
with their friends, clients and business travelers and it was in 1912 when one
of these travelers contributed a formula of eau de cologne of central European
origin, whose essential components were purely Mediterranean.

The founders, lovers of the pure smells of the countryside, of flowers and plants, decided that their colony had to be like this: clean, refreshing and pure, this is how Álvarez Gómez Concentrated Cologne Water was born in an artisanal way.

The fragrance is a harmonious combination of natural essences of Spanish Levante Lemon (with purifying and toning properties) Mediterranean Lavender, Eucalyptus, Lavender, Rosemary, Bergamot, Geranium are some of the aromatic essential oils used in concentrated eau de toilette. Its relaxing properties cause harmony and well-being in our body.

ALVAREZ GOMEZ FRAGRANCE

For years, I have used Álvarez Gómez's roll-on deodorant every morning, a dermonatural product without alcohol, which provides a rapid sensation of well-being and freshness, with a prolonged anti-breathable effect. It contains plant extracts of Salvia and aloe that guarantees its protective and bactericidal action.

When I put it on, the aromas of my childhood reach me, it makes me nostalgic, its clean smell has something vitalizing and refreshing that awakens my senses.

THE PERFECT SON

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THE MUSGO REAL BODY SOAP

THE MUSGO REAL BODY SOAP IS THE PERFECT SON

The musgo real body soap is impregnated with walnut oil, it is a classic wonder of our beloved neighboring country that I adore, Portugal.

It has a masculine fragrance that combines spicy notes of sandalwood and patchouli with the warmth of vanilla, patchouli and vetiver.
Ideal for Sensitive Skin, it is my favorite soap.

Using it in the shower or bathroom, in low light and listening to Carminho is one of the little pleasures I have in my life.

I also have the bars of Real Moss soap between the drawers of the bedding and towels, it is a habit that I have after seeing my mother for life,

Smelling the towels is a daily gesture that everyone does when taking them out of the drawer for the first time, it is part of the identity and personality of a house,

That is why all the boxer shorts in the The Perfect Son collection have an exclusive fragrance created by Xavier a perfumer friend from Barcelona, inspired by memories of my life, special moments that transport me to unique situations.

Go for a run in the morning and enjoy the aroma of freshly cut grass, dine on a terrace facing the sea enjoying the smell of jasmine, the smell of coffee and toast in the morning, the smell of reading a newspaper.

The Perfect Son makes you relive the pleasure of the first day indefinitely

Thank you Joan for approaching me with this simple luxury.

You can buy it here

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BE PATIENT YOU WILL BE HAPPIER
EMOTICONS ARE THE PERFECT SON

MY FAVORITE EMOTICON, BE PATIENT YOU WILL BE HAPPIER

Patience is not exactly my greatest virtue, it makes us suffer and be dissatisfied with nonsense.

Patience is a necessary virtue to live in the here and now, enjoying the present moment, living it, feeling it, being aware of it.

For a long time of my life I went at a frantic pace, I was frustrated and suffered if I did not get things on time and my impatience affected many people.

Enjoying what you do and dedicating the time you deserve will make you happier, it is in your power to do so.

Xavier Torres Tarlowski, graphic designer of The Perfect Son, is the architect of redesigning emoticons with the soul of our logo

THE HISTORY OF EMOTICONS

The term emoticon comes from joining the words emotion and icon.
 
The first emoticon was created by Scott Elliot Fahlman, a scientist from Medina (Ohio), United States, making a joke among physicists, he thought how he could show irony in the written communication and typed the combination :) indicating that you had to twist your head to read it.

His first message was written in a text on September 19, 1982.

They are facial gestures and postures that express moods, at the moment they identify us more than writing words, it is difficult to make a text without putting one, they are fast and say a lot.

When we talk to our people, not only words matter. We also communicate through non-verbal language, that is, through our facial expressions, gestures, body language and tone of voice, we suggest how we feel.

We open our eyes when you are surprised, we look up when something makes you despair, we stick our tongues out if you like something a lot or we stick it out to the center to send us a joke

We use technology more and more, emails. WhatsApp … and many times interpret what we mean in a different way, emoticons help us to better understand.

BE PATIENT YOU WILL BE HAPPIER

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YOTAM OTTOLENGHI THE FASHION CHEF
THE DIET THAT IMPROVED MY LIFE

A HEALTHY AND SIMPLE WAY TO LEAD LIFE, YOTAM OTTOLENGHI THE FASHION CHEF MAKES IT EASY FOR YOU

Yotam Ottolengui the fashion chef in the United Kingdom, the man who changed my way of eating,

the Israeli Yotam Ottolengui is unique with his recipes, full of ingredients, color, flavor and impossible combinations.

He uses
a lot of vegetables in his kitchen, but he is not a vegetarian, I like to cook
and eat healthier but I also want to get excited about food.

Its way of mixing spices and condiments, combining ingredients that normally do not combine naturally, makes it very special and tasty.

YOTAM OTTOLENGHI THE FASHION CHEF

One of the impossible combination recipes that I love is the Fig salad with basil, goat cheese and pomegranate vinaigrette, a perfectly Mediterranean recipe since fig is a typical fruit from my land, Alicante.

The fig is a fruit of the Mediterranean and of the warm areas, the perfect season to eat them is the hottest months from July to September.

Who was going to tell me that my mother's favorite fruit, which she eats even with bread, was going to take it in a sophisticated salad.

FIG SALAD WITH BASIL, GOAT REQUESON AND GRANADA VINAIGRETTE

FOR 4 PERS.

1 shallot, minced
½ tablespoons of Gijón mustard.
2 tablespoons of pomegranate molasses.
3 tablespoons of olive oil plus a splash to season.
40g arugula
20g green and purple basil leaves
8 ripe figs at room temperature
70g of goat curd or some creamy goat
salt and pepper.

IN JUST 10 MINUTES

Put the shallot, mustard, pomegranate molasses in a medium bowl, season with salt and pepper
and mix vigorously while pouring the olive oil to obtain a homogeneous dressing.

Add most of the arugula and basil leaves to the vinaigrette, reserving a little for the final decoration of the salad and mix gently. Place the seasoned leaves on a large plate, spreading them well to cover the surface of the platter.

Cut the figs into quarters, vertically and arrange them on top of the leaves. Then spread the cottage cheese over the figs and leaves. Also spread the reserved leaves on top, spray them with a splash of oil and add a pinch of salt and pepper

YOTAM OTTOLENGUI THE FASHION CHEF IS AN AUTHENTIC THE PERFECT SON

https://ottolenghi.co.uk/

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MARVIS TOOTHPASTE IS THE PERFECT SON
A MORNING PLEASURE

MARVIS TOOTHPASTE IS THE PERFECT SON IS ONE OF
THE SIMPLE DAILY LUXURIES,

I wanted to talk about a sophisticated and colorful Italian toothpaste, made in Florence, called Marvis toothpaste is The Perfect Son there are 7 types of different and very particular flavors, my favorite is the red one, Cinnamon and mint flavor, but I recognize that I have tried them all, it is the only paste that I have It makes my eyes close while I go out to the balcony, the paste mixture and the smell of morning transports me,

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MARVIS HAS 7 DIFFERENT FLAVORS

RED

Cinnamon and Mint, perfect for half a day.
 
ORANGE

Ginger and Mint, for spicy and exotic moments

GREEN

Strong Mint, for early mornings

LILA

Jasmine-Mint, for delicate moments

BLUE

Fresh mint for after the beach

WHITE

Blooming mint perfect for smiling

BLACK

Mint and Licorice to stay home

The Perfect Son boxer shorts collection has seven unique models presented in splendid boxes. Each cube/model contains an exclusive fragrance developed by our experts. The fragrance will allow you to experience the pleasure of that first day again and again.

See collection here

What is your perfect taste?

Tell me!

www.marvis.com

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LIFE IS SIMPLE, ENJOY IT TO THE MAXIMUM
LIFE TAUGHT ME TO BE VERY PRACTICAL

LIFE IS SIMPLE, ENJOY IT, WE ONLY HAVE ONE LIFE, FORGET WHAT PEOPLE SAY

For a long time, I had many people by my side that complicated my life, when I turned 40, I decided to take all those people out of my day to day,

it is one of the best decisions I make, I just want to be with me, real people and Simple tastes, that don´t waste my energy.

To make important decisions, I always do it relaxed at home with my underwear the perfect are boxer shorts and a good coffee

Life is simple, enjoy it, don't complicate it. If you have not found the right person, have fun with the wrong person, if one day life turns its back on you, confront it, if someone questions your way of life, do not give it importance and keep enjoying it, to achieve a goal it is necessary to dream, so don't waste time, dream don't stop dreaming.
We spend our lives waiting for something to happen and the only thing that happens is life

Simple life book recommendation

“I promised myself then to live several months in a cabin, alone. Cold, silence and solitude are states that in the future will be more precious than gold. In an overcrowded, overheated, noisy Earth, a cabin in the forest is utopia ”.

Sylvain Tesson

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PERFECT LEMON SALAD FOR SUMMER.
FAVORITE OF MY FATHER

THE LEMON SALAD IS A VERY APPROPRIATE DISH FOR A HOT SUMMER MORNING

The lemon salad a very summery recipe that has been part of the life of many Manchegos and has passed from grandparents to parents and children.

Lemon salad turns out to be a typical dish of some villages in La Mancha, specifically in Villanueva de los Infantes, where my parents were born

I loved it when on Sunday my father woke me up early and we gathered the whole family around the table to eat the lemon salad, it was magical! It is important to eat it with a spoon making bread boats (me without gluten).

LEMON SALAD FOR 4 PERS.

Ingredients

3 lemons

3 garlic sprouts

2 young onions

Pinch of paprika

6 tablespoons of olive oil

1 glass of water

2 ice cubes

Pinch of salt

PREPARATION

Peel the lemons leaving as much white as possible

Squeeze them manually, leaving the pulp.

Cut them into small pieces and set aside.

Chop the onion and garlic sprouts into small pieces.

Mix the juice of the lemons, the oil, the salt and the paprika until you get a homogeneous mixture.

Add to the onion, garlic sprouts and cut lemons.

Add water and ice

Serve cold.

My shoemaker father and my dressmaker mother instilled in me a love of taste and attention to detail.

http://Villanueva de los infantes