EauPEN Thread – Favorite Coconut Perfumes

Yvonne de Carlo on beach

What are your favorite coconut perfumes?

A few years ago, I put together a comprehensive guide of coconut-centric perfumes (which I’m sure is outdated now). That was a guide so I didn’t really talk about what I like in that post.

I’m one of those people that for some reason likes coconut fragrances. I know they’re “cheap” since that lactonic, creamy scent is associated with functional fragrances like sunscreen and conditioners. It’s also a common flavoring. But, I can’t… Continue reading | 8 Comments


Salvador Dali Sun & Roses Perfume Review

Dali Sun and Roses perfume review

Another week of Roses! Rose Cheapies – 2019 R

Winter has left me feeling exceptionally “blah” this year so I’m basically trying to do anything that I think will remind that my feelings and this cold season are temporary. As a distraction, I did something I tell all of ya’ll not to do. I blind-bought perfumes. But, let me explain! I bought rose-centric perfumes from a discount site, all of them selling for under $25. That seems like less of a gamble, right? This week I will see if


Everyday Essences – Thoughts on Functional Fragrances

Gee Your Hair Smells Terrific

I spend most of my time reviewing and talking about “fine fragrances”. You know, the fragrances that we choose to wear that often comes in fancy, glimmering bottles. The stuff that influences our emotions and what we perceive as art. I want to start spending some time discussing functional fragrances. The fragrances that are used to scent our laundry detergent, our shampoo, our spray starch, the fragrances that are everyday occurrences in our lives. Do we consider these scents art? Should we?

I’ve always… Continue reading | 13 Comments