I like the fragrance Costamor Tabacca but I hate saying the name aloud. I feel like some backwoods redneck requesting some chew, “Hand me my Tabacca”. I just can’t say it without shuddering.
Tabacca opens with a honeyed, spiced chamomile with the darkest brewed black tea (slightly tannic). With time, Tabacco grows sweeter on me, more honeyed and with more powder with traces of steaming chai in the background. It’s a honeyed, warm tobacco amber. The dry-down is a spiced, boozy amber with dry woods… Continue reading | 7 Comments
Costamor is a perfume house inspired by the scents of Costa Rica. Costa Rica is known for its beaches and Beachwood is the beach scent in the collection.
Beachwood opens up as Earl Grey tea. It’s the bergamot but it really does smell like warm, steeped tea in water. There is a salt-aquatic vibe to Beachwood. This saltiness is subtle and mixed with coconut water. The heart is a fresh neroli, coconut water and driftwood musks. It’s probably an issue with my skin, but… Continue reading
Costamor is a line inspired by the smells of Costa Rica. At first sniff, you know that Dulcess is based on a dessert of some kind. The kind of dessert that a little girl tastes and never forgets, trying for years to replicate that recipe but always feeling like it is not the same as they remember.
Dulcess is a very sweet fragrance. Sniffing it in the bottle, I get a very literal brown sugar. On the skin, I get about the same. It’s… Continue reading | 12 Comments