fragrance

DKNY pureDKNY Verbena EDP Perfume Review

DKNY pure Verbena

Mainstream Monday: Sniffing a Popular Perfume

So, I’m not going to regurgitate the copy of DKNY pureDKNY Verbena. I sense tons of green-washing. Of course this irks me because for many years now I’ve been supporting indie and natural brands and perfumes. These indie brands make the best sustainable choices that they can on their budgets. Many of them walk the walk and talk the talk. When I see a big mega-corp do it and brag about their stupid recyclable packaging, I get angry. – I’ll… Continue reading | 3 Comments

fragrance, fragrance and food

Mistral Verbena Flower EDP Perfume Review

Mistral Verbena EDP Perfume Review

Mistral Verbena Flower (Fleurs de Verveine) perfume is a vibrant herbaceous citrus fragrance resembling lemon verbena. This is a light fragrance that is clean and refreshing for summer wear.

Unfortunately I am sampling Mistral Verbena in the chillier months. My house is cold; my feet are frozen. All I can think about is Busgrogg, cashmere, and incense-like fragrances. Mistral Verbena isn’t a fall or cooler weather fragrance at all. It’s a light, refreshing fragrance. I feel like if I sampled Verbena in… Continue reading | 8 Comments

home scents

Anthousa Orchard Trio Home Ambiance Fragrance Review

Anthousa Orchard Home Ambiance Gift Set

Anthousa Orchard Home Ambiance Fragrance Trio contains 3 home fragrance diffusers in fresh, fruity fragrances. This gift set includes the following home scents:

Nectarine & Red Currant: Nectarine & Red Currant is a fruity, tart home fragrance. It smells like fuzzy, juicy peaches and tangy red currants. There’s a floralness to this fragrance, “generic” floral because of the mix of added woods. This is a bit of a “hissy”, energetic fragrance. This home fragrance reminds me of something from Victoria’s