Tocca Simone is marketed as a “tomboy” fragrance…whatever. It’s a reason for them to mention surf and sea in copy without going out and creating an overtly “beachy” fragrance.
Simone is fruity. It opens as a familiar apple, citrus and creamy amber, reminding me of Dolce & Gabbana Light Blue for Her but with an addition of honeydew melon. This opening is tart, crisp and fruity. The heart is a bouquet of abstract florals and crisp apple slices. Simone dries down to a “mush of… Continue reading | 4 Comments
This is one of my favorite home fragrance oils ever. Aromatique The Smell of Spring does smell like spring. It is a blend of dainty, dewy lilies like snowdrops and lily of the valley paired with fragrant hyacinth and faint, powdery lilac. It is a dewy spring floral oil. It is very floral and very feminine. It does smell like concentrated spring in a bottle. I love these types of florals (especially hyacinth) so I love this. This is a home fragrance oil that I will always have around. I could… Continue reading | 4 Comments
Mainstream Monday: Sniffing A Popular Fragrance:
Ughh, talk about a fragrance that I never want to sniff again…I’m so sick of the Clinique Happy fragrance line. I try not to be. I try to have an open mind. I really do. But, I’m so sick of it. This is one of those fragrances that my generation went nuts over. They then introduced it to their moms,who then went insane over it. Before long, everybody and their sister and mother were wearing this stuff. I
Cucumber is a great scent for summer. It is light, fresh, slightly green and fruity with a watery and faint melon like odor. I crave cucumbers in the summer. Everything from little tea sandwiches of cucumber, dill, and cream cheese to my water pitchers of cucumber, lemon, and mint. Cucumbers are refreshing. I’ve put together a “collage” of cucumber scents that I think would be perfect for summer. And as always if you have any more to add, please do.
Budget Scents: This isn’t a “true” cucumber since it is a… Continue reading | 1 Comment
Mainstream Monday – Sniffing a Popular Perfume
It is bold and old-fashioned but strangely very wearable. It is everything that I love. I love heavy, almost bitter florals such as jasmine and tuberose.It has notes of sweet honeysuckle and tart orange blossom. It is a white floral bomb and it has a tendency to wear you which I have no problem with. This is a fragrance that demands attention. It is a “woman” fragrance. It smells so feminine but not “flirty”. This scent isn’t frivolous. This is for a woman… Continue reading | 2 Comments