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Nateeva Aruba Perfume Review

Nateeva Aruba perfume review

The Beach Eaus – A month of beach and ocean inspired perfumes.

I promise it won’t just be Nateeva fragrances I feature this month, but they made this easy for me by having an entire line inspired by islands. Next stop is Aruba.

Aruba opens with a tangy neroli and a salty mineralness. Out of the Nateeva perfumes that I’ve tried, Aruba is the most citrus-y. It’s lime submerged in bitter neroli water. It’s also the most “aquatic” out of what I’ve tried. It’s also the one that has garnered the most… Continue reading

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Nateeva Saint Thomas Perfume Review

Nateeva Saint Thomas perfume review

The Beach Eaus – A month of beach and ocean inspired perfumes.

Nateeva is a perfume house that is inspired by islands; this is what I call “destination inspirations“. I’ve decided to dedicate the rest of August 2019 to reviewing perfumes that are inspired by or smell like the “the beach”. Because of this, you’re going to see me review the entire Nateeva line. Let’s travel to the U.S. Virgin Islands…

Saint Thomas is a heady white floral. It opens… Continue reading

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EauPEN Thread – Favorite Coconut Perfumes

Yvonne de Carlo on beach

What are your favorite coconut perfumes?

A few years ago, I put together a comprehensive guide of coconut-centric perfumes (which I’m sure is outdated now). That was a guide so I didn’t really talk about what I like in that post.

I’m one of those people that for some reason likes coconut fragrances. I know they’re “cheap” since that lactonic, creamy scent is associated with functional fragrances like sunscreen and conditioners. It’s also a common flavoring. But, I can’t… Continue reading | 8 Comments

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Chris Rusak Timbre Perfume Review

Chris Rusak Timbre perfume

I genuinely enjoy writing about perfume and my impressions of them. However, it’s a bit difficult for me to write about Timbre from indie brand Chris Rusak. Why? Because the brand’s description is absolutely accurate. EauMG has existed since 2008 and I can only remember a few perfumes that I’ve tried where I thought the brand did a better job of explaining the perfume than I could or any other perfume blogger/writer/hobbyist could. I’m not being arrogant. Let’s be real, most perfume descriptions are minimal or try to sell you on… Continue reading | 4 Comments

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Tauer Tauerville Fruitchouli Flash Perfume Review

Tauer Tauerville Fruitchouli Flash perfume

Oh, the fruitichouli perfume…it’s been like 20 years of this. What is “this”? Well, it’s a type of perfume that pairs fruits and patchouli, usually with about 10 tablespoons of sugar per 1/3 oz of alcohol-based perfume. As a complete and total patch-head, I was actually into this genre considering the “alternatives”. But, then the perfumes kept happening. They never ended. If you bought designer perfumes, you could either choose from the Good Witch, fruity floral, or the Bad Witch, fruitichouli. These were your only options unless you bought niche… Continue reading | 2 Comments