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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 of their scents and so I went on the Aveda Sensory Journey. The journey is really […]

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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 called “real blonde” when it smells so masculine. In the first hour of wear, the […]

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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 because I’m constantly moving on to the next one. It’s so hard to get rid […]

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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 he left the house in the morning, or what you’d smell in his car. Fougères […]

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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. The notes list a plethora of flowers along with some patchouli but I couldn’t really […]

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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 fresh garden, which is a good thing.  The only problem with Jo Malone colognes is […]

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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 going to cherish using it. Right? My mother has been waxing poetic about Chanel Number […]

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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, when you walk by the Sisley counter, you don’t really think about their fragrances or […]

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Fragrance Friday: Kiehl’s Original Musk

Kiehl’s boutiques are more widespread than they used to be, so this epic fragrance is more readily available than it used to be.  If you’re a fragrance lover, or learning about perfume, then you need to read below and then go smell the OG of musk fragrances. I’ve had Kiehl’s Original Musk for years now […]

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KenzoAmour

I’m taking some time to sample a few Kenzo fragrances.  Why now, you ask.  I’ve known that Kenzo Flower is the best in the market since it came out, and it’s an absolute classic.  I just felt that I had to try both Amour and Flower to see the difference in them both. Just from […]

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