fragrance

Kat Burki Tubéreuse EDP Perfume Review

Kat Burki

Kat Burki is a line that prides themselves for their “modern take on classics”. I’ve only tried one fragrance from the line, but I see this. When I tried Tubéreuse, I was reminded of a modern Piguet Fracas. 

Tubéreuse is a soliflore opening with as a citrus white floral with peachy aldehydes. The heart is a peachy white floral – mostly gardenia and tuberose. It’s a warm, creamy white floral, instead of a “cool” one. Tubéreuse dries down to something that is softer than the heart with an… Continue reading

fragrance

Serge Lutens Un Lys EDP Perfume Review

Serge Lutens Un Lys

After years of wearing spicy oriental and the occasional gourmand perfume, I decided that I needed a change. I had dismissed floral perfumes for no good reason (well, looking back I blame Bath & Body Works). I went on a floral journey that left me justifying my dismissal of floral perfumes. I thought I needed spice, vanilla, moss or whatever to feel like a “Victoria” perfume. Years later, it hit me that there is power in wearing a perfume that isn’t “you”. I needed what I… Continue reading | 5 Comments

home scents

NEST Pink Jasmine Candle Review

NEST Pink Jasmine

When it comes to home fragrance, I’m usually attracted to the warm, woodsy, incense type stuff. I like “cozy” home scents. This applies if it isn’t a NEST home fragrance. This line makes me a lover of floral home fragrances.

Pink Jasmine is a dewy blend of feminine, frou-frou florals. I pick up on the jasmine and peony over a delicate white musk. It really does smell “romantic”. It’s my boudoir fragrance. Like all NEST candles this one burns evenly and has amazing throw. The scent… Continue reading