Someone please tell me that I'm not the only person who selects her scent not just by season but by wardrobe? I do have grapheme → color synesthesia, a state that causes me to "see" letters and numbers in color, but my sense
I was lucky enough to win a set of samples of Vero Profumo, by Swiss perfumer Vero Kern, from fellow Swiss, Andy Tauer. KikiNotes: lavender, caramel, musk RubjNotes: orange blossom, musk, jasmine OndaNotes: vetiver, ginger, mace, cori
Although this is a perfume blog, I feel that I should mention some of my favorite cosmetics from time to time. I've been wearing make-up since my early teens, and I've tested quite a few brands. When I was young, drugstore product
Reverie au JardinNotes: lavender (high altitude mountain lavender from France), galbanum, fir balm, bergamot, rose absolute, frankincense, ambrette seeds, orris, vetiver, tonka beans, oakmoss, vanilla, ambergris, sandalwood and cedar wood L'
40º à l’OmbreNotes: lemon, orange, bergamot, grapefruit, jasmine, lavender, geranium, musk, sandalwood, patchouliCorridaNotes: black currant, neroli, rose, lily of the valley, jasmine, floral accord, sandalwood
So the Fragrance Foundation has once again counted the ballots for their annual popularity contest and invited a bunch of pretty faces and fashionistas to their awards ceremony. What exactly does "luxe" mean? What is their definition
The earliest perfumes were made from spices like ginger, cardamon, and cinnamon mixed with fats and resins or honey and used to fragrance the body, or to scent the air, as in incense. To this day, these spices remain popular perfumery ingredients, es
The more Montale fragrances I smell, the more it seems to me that they are merely mixing two or three notes in different combinations and then marketing them with different names. It's primarily the Aoud and Rose notes that get used in thes