I admit that I like to make gift guides for people that like buying perfumes and products in pretty packaging. I also like to make glamorous gift guides. This is my Mother’s Day 2012 Gift Guide for the mom’s of people that love to buy perfume.
Sonoma Scent Studio Voile de Violette is a violet soliflore inspired by an old bottle of perfume owned by the perfumer when she was a little girl. I have a similar perfume memory. One of the earliest perfumes that I “played” with as a young girl was an unlabeled violet perfume in a dainty miniature bottle.
Soivohle Lilas et Narcissus was launched this spring. And it’s very much a playful spring floral with lilac, violets, and strawberries.
Lilas et Narcissus is such a delicate, pretty fragrance. I get a lovely powdered violet with a juicy strawberry. Heady, honeyed spring florals are present. It’s lilac, and yes, it’s white lilac. I also get violet and strawberry. I never knew that I liked strawberry in fragrance until I tried Lilas et Narcissus. It’s a very playful element. The scent gets slightly headier with time. I… Continue reading
A popular theme in fashion and beauty magazines is to list perfumes that either A. everyone wears or was launched when the publication was printed or B. list perfumes that they *think* nobody wears. They usually end up choosing something with a weird name or unusual concept in print. I applaud them for trying. I even applaud the listing of popular fragrances since any fragrance news is good news to some extent. This is my eau de evangelical side of me talking.
The Lipstick League – week of 4.2.12
Question of the Week: – What was your last beauty-related impulse purchase?
EauMG’s Answer – I can’t remember. I plan out most of my beauty and fragrance purchases so I wouldn’t call them impulsive. Oh, take that back. I did buy Kiss Nail Dress in Peplum because I was feeling a bit tacky. I actually really like them and will repurchase. I like my nails to look bedazzled, lol.