73% of British Women Think Facebook and Twitter Have Killed Romance

Press Releases   •   Feb 07, 2013 10:45 GMT

Over seven out of 10 women believe that social media websites like Facebook and twitter have practically killed off romance in the UK. Subtle and thoughtful courtship and poetic love letters are now a thing of the past, and 73% of women blame social media for making their boyfriends more like Dappy from NDubz than Colin Firth’s Mr Darcy.


Reigate in Surrey Is The UK’s Most Romantic Town for Valentine's Day

Press Releases   •   Feb 01, 2013 10:30 GMT

The most romantic town in the UK is Reigate in Surrey – where the couples spend nearly £200 on their loved ones for Valentine’s Day. The sleepy Surrey commuter town, which is home to David Walliams and Dame Jude Dench, has turned out to be the hot-bed of romance where Romeos and their Juliets spend £197.95 on average on Feb 14th, according to research from online perfume store Escentual.com

About Escentual.com

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Escentual.com is one of the leading online beauty and fragrance retailers in the UK. The website is home to the world's leading premium beauty brands and they have over 12 years experience online. During this time they have established themselves as one of the most sought after beauty destinations on the web.


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