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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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Fragrant Friday: Acqua di Parma Colonia Pura

The original Acqua di Parma Colonia came out over one hundred years ago (in 1916), and along the way, the brand solidified its presence as a niche yet successful perfume house by sticking to fragrances that were crafted in Italy and maintained a high standard of quality. Colonia Pura is the latest addition by the […]

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Fragrant Friday: John Varvatos Artisan Blu Eau de Toilette

The one thing that I love about men’s scents is that they are mostly refreshing: and I know that’s what makes most men buy them too.  A lot of men want to get rid of any semblance of body odor by masking it with something fresh and clean, and it’s a wonderful formula especially if […]

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Fragrant Friday: Dolce and Gabbana Light Blue Intense

Light Blue by Dolce and Gabbana is one of those scents that’s iconic.  So much so that you either love it or hate it just because of its popularity.  No matter what friend group I’m in, I know someone who loves it and has it on their vanity , and those that love it, love […]

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Fragrant Friday: Kenzo World Eau de Parfum

Fragrance powerhouse Kenzo has a new perfume on the market this month, and it’s called World.  The packaging is to die.  The bottle looks like a lidded eye with a rose gold pupil hanging down in the center of the eye.  Far from being literally an eye, the concept is that this could be a […]

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Fragrant Friday: Clean Reserve Perfumer’s Layering Collection

Sets of miniatures are a fantastic way of trying out a whole bunch of scents that you might not otherwise get a chance to try.  That’s one reason that I’m loving Clean Reserve’s new Perfumer’s Layering Collection, which is a set of six Clean Reserve scents in mini rollerballs.  I mean, we love anything mini […]

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