Tag Archives: Perfumes

Clean Fragrances – Shower Fresh

Here’s a fragrance that’s made for the summer: Clean Shower Fresh. It’s been out for over 10 years and is still available at Sephora – probably a best-seller too.  This might just be better than the smell of dry shampoo, … Continue reading

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Missoni and Missoni Acqua

I think that the concept of a variation on a fragrance is a great one. The result is two scents that are similar but not the same – sister scents, as I like to think of them. Missoni is one … Continue reading

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Aveda Sensory Journey

Back in 2007, I went into an Aveda store and started smelling everything – and you know how amazing their products smell.  And a sales associate thought I might like to create my own perfume since I liked the vibe … Continue reading

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L’Etat Libre D’Orange – Vraie Blonde

Today’s scent is a perfume by L’Etat Libre D’Orange, a very original perfume company from Paris. The scent that I’m testing out today is called Vraie Blonde and it is smoky. So smoky that I wonder why the scent is … Continue reading

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Kilian Back to Black

I’ve been using the KonMari method on my beauty stash, but it’s not going as well as I’d hoped.  I’ve started going through perfumes that I have held on to for years and years, forgetting what they even smell like … Continue reading

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Tom Ford Fougère d’Argent and Fougère Platine

Here’s the short review of Tom Ford’s new fragrances, Fougère d’Argent and Fougère Platine: they smell like men’s fragrances.  I’m thinking Hugo Boss, men’s counter at the Bay, your dad’s favourite toilette, the sharpness that lingered in the air after … Continue reading

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Fragrance Friday: Viktor & Rolf Flowerbomb

This might just be the perfect scent to wear in the spring. Although the name of the Viktor & Rolf fragrance is Flowerbomb, the perfume actually has a great deal of sweetness in it and a slight amount of floral. … Continue reading

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Jo Malone Jasmine and Mint Cologne

@JoMaloneLondon makes some of nicest most wearable colognes.  They are unique and light enough to wear every day. How can I describe Jasmine and Mint Cologne? It doesn’t smell like Jasmine and it doesn’t smell like Mint. More like a … Continue reading

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Chanel No 5 Body Cream

Let’s not lie.  We all love a few luxury beauty products.  As much as it’s thrilling to find out that a drugstore mascara is awesome, a luxe item from the department store can feel like a good investment because you’re … Continue reading

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Sisley Soir de Lune

Beautiful bottle, right? Well what’s inside is beautiful too! This whole week, I’ve been a bit tired of warm winter scents and needed something more fresh, so I’ve been wearing Sisley’s Soir de Lune eau de parfum. I know, I know, … Continue reading

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