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EauMG’s Perfume Picks for Summer 2017

I kept meaning to post this sooner, but I’ve been lazy enjoying summer. If you’re looking for something to compliment summer, here are my suggestions:

tropical perfumes

Tropical/Beach Scents

The perfumes that smell like the beach or at least make you feel like a glamorous beach bum. 

Arielle Shoshana EDP – This is a passion fruit fragrance so that already comes across as tropical. For me, it reminds me of summer drinking batido de maracuyá. Retails for $125 at Arielle Shoshana. Review… Continue reading | 2 Comments

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Le Jardin Retrouve Citron Boboli Perfume Review

Le Jardin Retrouve Citron Boboli

 

Le Jardin Retrouvé Citron Boboli (once known as Citron Poivré) is the sort of refreshing citrus that I’m craving on this hot, muggy city days. It’s inspired by the Palazzo Pitti’s Baboli Gardens in Florence. When you’re sweating it out in the subway terminal like a sauna from your nightmares, the streets smell like urine and garbage and every piece of grime sticks to your sticky body, I want something that smells crisp, refreshing and well, transports me to some place like the Baboli… Continue reading | 2 Comments

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Art de Parfum Gin and Tonic Cologne EDP Perfume Review

Art de Parfum Gin and Tonic

To make a long story short, I had a bad experience with gin that left me avoiding it for years. Unlike peppermint schnapps¹, I was never angry with gin. Gin is like a perfume. It’s often flavored with stuff that most Americans aren’t ever going to know the flavor of – like orris root, juniper and cubeb. For something so popular, gin is rather “exotic”. It has a flavor and that flavor is liking drinking perfume. For years I’ve been searching for a perfume that… Continue reading | 11 Comments

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EauMG’s Perfume Guide to Pantone’s Color of the Year 2017 – Greenery

Pantone Greenery

It’s said that the 2017 Pantone® Color of the Year Greenery is inspired by the first days of spring. It’s meant to represent renewal and connecting with nature. I like all colors, because with color it’s more about their relationship with other colors than the color itself. However, I’m not really feeling this shade of green. I don’t like the shade. It comes across as tech-y or like a start-up color but that is very right now. I started to see this aggressively… Continue reading | 29 Comments

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L’Artisan Parfumeur L’eau de L’Artisan EDT Perfume Review

L'Artisan L'Eau de L'Artisan

L’Artisan says that L’Eau de L’Artisan is a “scent for lazy summer days’. And since that’s what August is and my plans for the month includes being as lazy as possible, I thought it would be a good time to review this.

L’eau de L’Artisan is a light, fresh, green fragrance. It smells like green grass and lemon verbena with crisp herbs. Mint. Verbena. Basil. It’s like an herb garden with lemon peel. The heart is like a mix of musk and cool, green herbs. As it dries… Continue reading | 5 Comments