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Ayala Moriel Treazon Natural EDP Perfume Review

Ayala Moriel Treazon perfume

Here’s more proof to back up my theory that people only think they don’t like tuberose because they’ve only tried synthetics. I tell all tuberose haters to try the gorgeous natural composition, Hiram Green Moon Bloom. Natural tuberoses aren’t as sharp or as aggressive. Now I’m going to add another tuberose to the “tuberose haters must-try” list.  Ayala Moriel Treazon takes the natural beauty of natural tuberose and contrasts it with an interesting blend of spices and creamy woods.

Treazon opens up with a sweet mint… Continue reading | 11 Comments

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Ayala Moriel Musk Malabi Perfume Review

Ayala Moriel Musk Malabi

If I was as wealthy as a princess, I would literally bathe in in Ayala Moriel Musk Malabi in the summer. I would then exit my bazillion dollar champagne and Musk Malabi bath only to spray on at least an ounce of Musk Malabi onto my body and hair. I would then robe myself into luxurious textiles form exotic lands and paint my lips with the rose scented rouge and powder my face with rice powder. And then I’d brush my teeth and rinse my mouth… Continue reading | 7 Comments

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Ayala Moriel Tea Rose Natural Perfume Review

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Ayala Moriel Tea Rose is a limited edition rose soliflore inspired by Asian varieties of roses. My warning is that you better absolutely adore rose if you are going to try this one. My next warning, I love roses.

Tea Rose opens as a grassy rose with lemony-citronella facets. In the heart, Tea Rose becomes a fruitier rose with a a peach rooibos and green leaves. It dries down to a velvety vanilla rose with musk.

Like I said, this is a rose soliflore. But… Continue reading

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Ayala Moriel Blackbeard & Orcas Natural Beard Oil Review

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To celebrate Father’s Day, I’m focusing on men’s products and masculine scents this week. And when I say “celebrate”, I mean “this is my excuse to review masculine scents for a week”.

Over the past few years there has been a growing interest in men’s grooming products. This market was predicted to grow (and it did); however, men threw the beauty industry a curveball. They started growing beards. Beard became fashionable, like really, really fashionable. Out was the over-groomed “metrosexual” look that many brands were banking on… Continue reading | 2 Comments

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Ayala Moriel Orcas EDP Natural Perfume Review

Ayala Moriel Orcas

Growing up in a landlocked state, I didn’t realize that dolphins lived outside of aquarium glass walls. This is sad. When I moved to the PNW over 5 years ago, I was amazed. I literally got in my car from Nashville and kept driving until I smelled salt water. Deep within the depths of this salt water amazing creatures dwell: whales, octopus and yes, orcas. This still blows my mind.

Ayala Moriel Orcas opens with refreshing lime and fresh ginger paired with freshly cut herbs. It’s… Continue reading | 5 Comments