The Beach Eaus – A month of beach and ocean inspired perfumes.
Long story short, I didn’t get to publish this review in August, the month I focused on beachy perfumes. I got busy but I really wanted to cover my favorite in the Nateeva line before wrapping up this series. And now I’m posting this review after the Bahamas have been devastated by Hurricane Dorian, the most damaging hurricane reported in the country. It feels really off to post this… Continue reading | 2 Comments
June was an absolutely crazy month. Looking back at my Smell Diary and Favorites, this seems to be a common theme with summers for me. June is one of those months where everything seems to happen.
The month started with me so sick with food poisoning (salmonella) that I was knocked out for a week severely dehydrated and malnourished. This resulted in a hospital visit which did help me recover. Unfortunately with my health stuff, I’m told I… Continue reading | 1 Comment
Eric Buterbaugh is a well-known floral designer based in Los Angeles. Last year, he launched a line of perfumes, Eric Buterbaugh FLORALS, inspired by the medium he knows best – flowers. The Noses work with Firmenich, creating many of my most-worn perfumes from designer to niche. I’m dedicating a week to reviewing this line because like Eric Buterbaugh, I too love florals.
I actually put off testing Zoologist Beaver for a few reasons.
Reason #1 – I think beavers are adorable. They are nocturnal, chunky, industrious and live in little family units. I can relate. Out of the animals in the Zoologist line, beavers are my favorite. And I wanted to love this one because the bottle is adorable and this leads to…
Reason #2 – CASTOREUM¹. I actually like animalic notes but with this name and the note list, I feared it would be out of my… Continue reading | 6 Comments