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aroma M Vanilla Hinoki Perfume Review

aroma M Vanilla Hinoki

I like many perfumes from aroma M, like the va-va-voom amber of Geisha Noire and the the green-licorice of Geisha Green. But, I have to say that Vanilla Hinoki may be my new favorite this indie brand. Vanilla Hinoki is inspired by Japanese baths. It’s fresh, clean and relaxing without being the sort of typical fragrance we’d expect when such adjectives were used to describe them.

When I first tried Vanilla Hinoki, I was so surprised by its steamy opening… Continue reading | 2 Comments

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aroma M Voluptuous Nostalgia Perfume Review

aroma M Voluptuous Nostalgia

aroma M Voluptuous Nostalgia is a limited edition perfume with copy that sounds like it was inspired by Audrey Hepburn in “Roman Holiday“. It’s inspired by seeing Rome from a Vespa…decades ago.

Voluptuous Nostalgia opens like pineapples and white florals. It the becomes a sweet, creamy white floral. It’s almost like a “gardenia custard”. It dries down to a warm, gilded amber with a hint of floral spiciness.

Voluptuous Nostalgia reminds me of another limited edition perfume by Maria McElroy (Lil or

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Aroma M Geisha Blanche Perfume Oil Review

aroma M Geisha Blanche

I know it’s cliché, but when it gets hot like this in the summer I want to wear perfumes that smell clean. I want to smell like fancy soap. aroma M Geisha Blanche is one of those “fancy soap” florals.

Geisha Blanche is a clean, heady floral that opens with fresh citrus aldehydes. The heart is a soapy floral of spicy hyacinth with heady white lilies and jasmine. Geisha Blanche is rather linear. It wears as this clean, green floral and eventually fades away into… Continue reading | 3 Comments

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aroma M Camellia Natural Perfume Oil Review

aroma M Camellia perfume

It all started with aroma M Camellia Hair Oil and Face Oil. We perfume folks are gluttons. A luxurious hair and complexion oil wasn’t enough for us. We then demanded a matching bath and body oil. But, why stop there? We then demanded to have a perfume in this lovely scent. And now we have it. Not only are we gluttons but we’re a rather demanding group and sometimes this works in our favor.

Camellia opens an intoxicating white floral which… Continue reading | 3 Comments

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In the House – Brand Spotlight on aroma M Perfume

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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? aroma M

Maria McElroy

The perfumer & founder: Maria McElroy

Here’s a great… Continue reading | 12 Comments