In the House is a feature on EauMG. I’m collecting my experiences from years of perfume sampling and putting together a quick brand overview. There are so many perfume lines out there that it can be overwhelming. My goal with this is to quickly introduce people to niche and indie lines that may be of interest to them.
Who’s in the house? Providence Perfume Co.
The perfumer & founder: Charna Ethier… Continue reading | 12 Comments
Happy 4th of July! I hope my American readers are enjoying today and the weekend.
In celebration of Independence Day, I’ve put together a quick list of my current favorite American indie perfumes.
Keep in mind this list is in no particular order:
1. Providence Perfume Co. (Rhode Island)
2. Sonoma Scent Studio (California)
3. Charenton Macerations (New York)
4. Phoenicia (New York but always Seattle to me…)
5… Continue reading | 8 Comments
Mainstream Monday – Sniffing a Popular Perfume
I’m an Estee Lauder fan girl. Estee Lauder fragrances are attainable, affordable and well-done. Out of all of the Estee Lauder scents, Cinnabar, the spicy floral, is the most “me”.
Cinnabar opens with this wonderful citrus floral nail polish. It’s classic Estee Lauder aldehydes and fruits. I get this antiqued, charming peach and stewed plum. The scent gets dustier with spices, cinnamon and clove, over spicy, fresh florals. I feel that Cinnabar uses lily wonderfully, one… Continue reading | 14 Comments
This April, luxury American perfume house, Bond No. 9, launches a new perfume, Madison Square Park, based on the hip and trendy neighborhood in NYC. Madison Square Park is described as a crisp, green floral.
Notes listed include grape hyacinth, huckleberry, prairie dropseed grass, red leaf rose, Red Hunter tulips, hoptree, teakwood, and vetiver root.
I haven’t seen this bottle in person, but I like it. I know I need spring. My spring desperation mood makes me love… Continue reading | 2 Comments
There was lots of hype behind Bond No. 9 New York Oud as a “modernized and urbanized” oud fragrance. Bond No. 9 attempted to produce an oud without an incense/ancient feel. I like Bond No. 9 but I wouldn’t say that it is “new”. New York Oud is very Arabian to me, like a Montale. And yes, ancient but this is never a bad thing, in my opinion. My skin didn’t pick up on any creaminess or “urban forests”. I got… Continue reading | 9 Comments