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Fragrance Friday: Acqua di Parma Chinotto di Liguria

  Now that the warmer weather is here, I definitely need to update my fragrance selection so that it’s not something too warm.  Instead, I prefer cool fragrances that are light on the skin and don’t overpower, but still can combat any natural odors that might not be the best. My latest addition is the […]

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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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Fragrant Friday: Aerin Tuberose le Jour and Tuberose Le Soir

Tuberose is what many consider to be a classic perfumery note.  It’s a white flower that some people really do associate with that “perfumy” smell and it’s absolutely beautiful. The new Tuberose collection by Aerin also features a body cream and a body wash, and 2 tuberose fragrances, one for day (jour) and one for […]

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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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Fragrance Friday: Quickie Guide to Perfume Terms

Just a little note on perfume terms that you might come across as you research or buy perfumes.  As always, spray a perfume and wear it around so you can see how the scent changes as you wear it.  Many perfume purchases I’ve made on the spot have been ones I’ve regretted because they ended […]

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Fragrant Friday: Roger and Gallet Verveine Utopie

Verveine Utopie is Roger and Gallet’s most recent launch – it came out this fall and adds to the brand’s lineup of amazing-smelling products. Here are the notes of Verveine Utopie: Top notes are: lemon, bergamot, sweet orange, and cardamom. Middle notes: nutmeg, pink pepper, ginger, rosemary, basil and orange blossom. Bottom notes: vetiver, fennel, […]

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Dolce and Gabbana Relaunches The One

Dolce and Gabbana came out with The One Eau de Parfum maybe 10 years ago and since then they’ve also come out with lots of flankers, a version for men, and now… a new spokesperson: Emilia Clarke, and a reason to relaunch the scent in an eau de toilette version which is more powdery and […]

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