Archive | Perfumes RSS feed for this section

Trufitt & Hill Apsley Cologne

Trufitt & Hill has just recently come on to my radar as a British brand with heritage and top notch men’s grooming products. Established in 1805, Trufitt and Hill is known for grooming so good, that it’s preferred by members of the British Royal Court.   Although they focus on men’s shaving creams and brushes, […]

Print Friendly
Read full story Comments { 0 }

Givenchy Gentlemen Only

So the holidays are coming, and you’re wondering what to possibly get for that male in your life.  It might be cliched but actually, after speaking to a few men, they do appreciate getting perfume as presents.  It saves them a trip into the mall, and they’re getting something that at least one other person […]

Print Friendly
Read full story Comments { 0 }

New Perfume: Malia B. from Santa Barbara

A long time ago, I discovered Sharon Bolton Scents out of Santa Barbara.  I love niche perfume brands, and this one was lovable.   Hand-made perfumes, by Sharon Bolton herself, free of alcohol and totally unique. Sharon Bolton the brand is now called Malia B. (after Bolton’s daughter), and the latest addition to the fragrance […]

Print Friendly
Read full story Comments { 0 }

Creed Royal Mayfair

If you’re looking for a unique perfume, then you need to check this one out: fresh, crisp, damp, almost minty… and did I say fresh?  It’s very very fresh, almost like snow in the woods.  You need to smell it to believe it. Creed Royal Mayfair is a unisex scent (thought on the more masculine […]

Print Friendly
Read full story Comments { 0 }

New Creed Royal Princess Oud

Oud or Agarwood has an earthy woody but warm scent and has been the “it” ingredient in perfume for a few years now.  I’ve stayed away from it for the most part because the oud found in most perfumes is quite warm and sweet, and sweet scents are just saccharine on me.  Real Oud isn’t […]

Print Friendly
Read full story Comments { 1 }

New Perfume Line: Clean Reserve

I’m back in the perfume game, and the latest line to catch my eye has been the new line of scents from Clean.  Clean has been a perfume aisle mainstay with scents that smell like laundry detergent and freshness.  There’s the original Clean scent which nailed smelling clean on the head, and then there were […]

Print Friendly
Read full story Comments { 0 }

Hanae Mori’s Beautiful Packaging for Valentine’s Day

If you like keepsakes, then you’ll love the limited edition packaging for Hanae Mori’s Butterfly Parfum.  Just in time to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the perfume, it now comes in a beautiful pick lacquered bottle.  I love the bottle: it has major heft but still a touch of whimzy and lightness thanks to the […]

Print Friendly
Read full story Comments { 0 }

My Byredo Fail: Blanche

I was so excited to finally get my hands on a Byredo scent.  I wanted something new for the new year, and so went online and did a little searching and reading.  I was originally going to get Byredo’s Gypsy Water, somewhat for the cool name, then thought of getting Rose of No Man’s Land, […]

Print Friendly
Read full story Comments { 0 }

Obsessed With: Dior J’Adore Touche de Parfum

So I haven’t really written a perfume review in a long long time, because I’ve been trying to use less scents, and honestly, there hasn’t been anything spectacular that’s really caught my eye. Until now. This holiday season, Dior has come out with J’Adore Touche de Parfum which is a new scented oil meant to […]

Print Friendly
Read full story Comments { 2 }

New Marc Jacbobs Mod Noir

With a bottle that’s a throw-back to the black and white styles of the ’60’s Marc Jacobs Mod Noir is the newest scent from the hugely successful fragrance brand. Those of you who are familiar with Marc Jacobs Daisy (I wore it non-stop 7 or 8 years ago when it first came out!) will recognize […]

Print Friendly
Read full story Comments { 4 }