I haven’t really kept up with many recent perfume launches. And when I say recent, I don’t mean things in the past month…or even the past six months. I’m talking like the past few years. It became too overwhelming to try new things when there were new things being launched every single day. When I stopped caring about new launches (shocking, I know, I have a perfume blog), I found myself feeling happier and more… Continue reading | 2 Comments
Myrrh is one of those notes that I adore but it’s not an easy note to wear. Myrrh can be very acrid and bitter. Sometimes it’s cold, like in Serge Lutens La Myrrhe (one of my favorite perfumes). Other times it’s like waxy black licorice. And sometimes you get a whiff of myrrh that smells like the exhaust of a semi-truck. Of course, myrrh will also remind some people of church/mass.
When I first started EauMG seven years ago, I was all about the fig fragrances. That was my favorite note; I had to have them all. And like anything we get obsessed over, there is usually a period of “burn out” that follows. I had worn my nose out when it came to fig scents. They were all starting to be the same. After a period of “fig rest”, I’ve started to wear them again. I’ve went through my collection pulling out the… Continue reading | 5 Comments
December is the month that I start to crave chypres. I blame it on the decadence of the holidays. All the tinsel, lights, spicy aromas must rub off on me. I too, want to be decked out like some sort of suburban Christmas tree. I want to be covered in jewels, sparkles, tinsel, silk and velvet! But, I can’t walk around like a human version of a Macy’s Holiday tree. However, I can wear perfumes that remind me of the decadence of the holidays. I… Continue reading | 4 Comments