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The Saddest Perfume Names

Anna Karina

Perfumes themselves should give us emotions. These emotions are why I think many of us enjoy this olfactory “hobby”. We really get hooked when we smell a perfume that puts us at a loss of words. Now some perfumes give us emotions…negative emotions but I don’t see this as a bad thing. It gives us something to talk about. And today I’m talking about sad perfume names.

This isn’t a list of perfume names that I find offensive (should save that for another day!) nor is this… Continue reading | 30 Comments

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Juicy Couture Couture Couture EDP Perfume Video Review

Mainstream Monday – Sniffing a Popular Perfume

I was pleasantly surprised by the 3rd women’s perfume by Juicy Couture. I loved the original, hated the 2nd and really like this 3rd one. It surprised me. This is a big ‘ole 80’s floral oriental in modern day drag. Fun and sassy.

The opening reminds me very much of Givenchy Amarige. And then it gets a little Mugler Alien. So, yeah, there’s Oriental-style citrus with big and bold white florals. This is when I see “Alien“, not the movie, that spooks me, but the fragrance 🙂 It’s that… Continue reading | 10 Comments

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Juicy Couture Viva La Juicy Perfume Review

Every now and then I will smell a fragrance on a blotter card that will make me cringe, this one gave me a toothache. It was like spraying raspberry jam, pecan pie and caramel onto a blotter card. I realize this works for a lot of people, but for me, it was too much.

The floral notes in Juicy Couture Viva La Juicy don’t really stand out. They are hidden behind raspberry jam-filled doughnuts. It smells like caramel and pecan pie. The base is a creamy vanilla with woods. Honestly… Continue reading | 3 Comments

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Juicy Couture EDP Perfume Review

Juicy Couture

Confession time…I was a huge fan of “The Simple Life” and love Paris Hilton. However, this aesthetic really didn’t mesh with my gothness. So, I never understood the Juicy Couture aesthetic and I often spent time making fun of it. I mean, I didn’t want to look like a hipless teenager in hot pink terry sweatpants with Old English letters on my bum. This wasn’t my style and gosh, it’d never be flattering on me.

Another confession…I love the original Juicy Couture perfume. It’s this over the top… Continue reading | 3 Comments