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May 2007



Le Prince Jardinier

Thursday, 31 May 2007 12:00 A GMT-05
Le Prince Jardinier Ciel Mon Jardin Notes: bergamot, rhubarb, melon, green leafy notes, rose, jasmine, hyacinth, patchouli, vetiver, cedar, caramel, vanillaThis starts out with the scent of rhubarb, tart and green and berrylike at the same time, and
Category: Reviews

A Selection from L'Artisan

Tuesday, 29 May 2007 8:50 A GMT-05
Established in 1976, L'Artisan Parfumeur was inspired by the French artisan perfumers of an earlier era who would custom blend scents for the well-to-do. Their fragrances are inspired by nature and often evoke scent memories from our past - fresh
Category: Reviews

Gucci Pour Homme II

Monday, 28 May 2007 12:00 A GMT-05
Notes: bergamot, violet leaves, cinnamon, pimento, black tea, myrrh, tobacco leaves, white musk, olive wood The sequel to Gucci Pour Homme, Pour Homme II is a spicy yet soft fragrance with hints of cinnamon and tangy pimento highlighting a base of bl
Category: Reviews

Currant Events

Friday, 25 May 2007 12:00 A GMT-05
Notes: wild black currants, wild black raspberries, wild strawberries, musk
Category: Reviews

Citrus

Thursday, 24 May 2007 12:00 A GMT-05
Citrus is a common term and genus of flowering plants in the family Rutaceae, originating in tropical and subtropical southeast Asia. Arabs who had traveled the Spice Route from China through India, Persia and Arabia brought citrus fruits with them o
Category: Reviews

Crazy, Man

Wednesday, 23 May 2007 12:00 A GMT-05
Solange Azagury-PartridgeNotes: Italian bergamot, classic rose, jasmine absolute, labdanum, tree moss, musk, vanilla bourbon
Category: Reviews

Nelly Rodi Scent Factory

Tuesday, 22 May 2007 12:00 A GMT-05
CardamomeNotes: cardamom, cedarCardamom-ish at first, but more like cedar ROSE Notes: bergamot, coriander, cardamom, rose, ylang, mimosa, cinnamon, caraway, musk, civet, vanilla
Category: Reviews

Apothia

Monday, 21 May 2007 12:00 A GMT-05
Apothia is a company that sells scent, candles, makeup, hair products, etc., but they also have their own line of fragrances. I read on another blog about their "Sniffapalooza" sample promotion for the month of November, so I signed up, and
Category: Reviews

Montale Chocolate Greedy

Friday, 18 May 2007 12:00 A GMT-05
Montale has a new scent called Chocolate Greedy that will be released in the US sometime this summer.  I haven't been able to get a listing of the notes, but I can tell you what it smells like.The opening is 
Category: Reviews

Bulgari Omnia Amethyste

Wednesday, 16 May 2007 12:00 A GMT-05
Notes: Pink Grapefruit, Green Sap, Iris, Bulgarian Rosebud, Heliotrope, Woods.
Category: Reviews

Etat Libre D'Orange

Tuesday, 15 May 2007 12:00 A GMT-05
Antiheros Secretions MagnifiquesNotes: milk accord, iris, coco, iodine accord, adrenaline accord, santal, opoponax, sang accord Nombril Immense Encens et Bubblegum Vraie Blond Putain de Palaces mandarin, rice powder, lil
Category: Reviews

Bulgari Rose Essentielle

Monday, 14 May 2007 12:00 A GMT-05
Notes: rose, blackberry, violet leaves, living mimosa, jasmin sambac, patchouli, and gaiacwoodWhen I tried Rose Essentielle at the snooty perfume counter at my local Nordstrom, I only just liked it.  It's a version of the Bulgari Pour Femme
Category: Reviews

Burberry Summer

Wednesday, 9 May 2007 12:00 A GMT-05
Notes: mandarin, bergamot, grapefruit, green apple, water lily, freesia, rose, white musk, vanilla, green oakmoss, and precious woodsA limited edition fragrance for 2007, Burberry Summer is only available in April and May.  Unfortunate for those
Category: Reviews

Suds and Light

Tuesday, 8 May 2007 12:00 A GMT-05
I had heard good things about Suds and Light dupes from MUA board members so placed an order, oh, forever ago.  It was well worth the wait!  I ordered two liquid hand soaps in a tea scent and a dupe of Origins Ginger Essence; two soaps, one
Category: Everything Else

Mood Swings

Monday, 7 May 2007 2:09 P GMT-05
L'Artisan Parfumeur has put out a coffret of five scents that relate to one's mood. JOYFUL MOOD - a "pink" fragrance, as in the rosy blush of a child's cheek after a day of sledding and unbridled gaiety... Bright pink, conjuring
Category: Reviews

Ordering Montales

Friday, 4 May 2007 12:00 A GMT-05
So I decided I couldn't live without a bottle of Crystal Flowers, and went off to the Montale Web site to order some.  It's quite a bit less expensive to get it from the manufacturer and pay shipping from Switzerland than to order it fro
Category: Everything Else

Olivier Durbano

Thursday, 3 May 2007 12:00 A GMT-05
AmethystNotes: bergamot, pepper, grape, raspberry, incense, palisander wood, jasmine, orris, vegetable amber, sandalwood, musk, vanilla Rock CrystalNotes: orange, pepper, coriander, cardamom, cumin, olibanum, benzoin, myrrh, cistus, sandalwood,
Category: Reviews

Montale White Musk

Wednesday, 2 May 2007 12:00 A GMT-05
Notes: violet leaves, ylang-ylang, white musk
Category: Reviews

Orange You Glad?

Tuesday, 1 May 2007 12:00 A GMT-05
I had a craving for an orange-scented fragrance to wear in the summer.  Pure orange, like orange oil, pungently citrus, bright and fresh, not orange blossom or neroli.  I got a couple of suggestions from the fine folks at the Make Up Alley
Category: Reviews