Mainstream Monday – Sniffing a Popular Perfume
Being a perfume lover comes with its (un)fair share of heartbreaks. When you take up this “hobby”, you risk falling in love with a perfume that will be discontinued without an explanation or reformulated without an announcement. You also risk falling for something that costs as much as a monthly lease payment on a luxury car. Who knew that 50 ml of some invisible stuff diluted in alcohol could be so complicated? Today, I’m discussing a few of… Continue reading | 8 Comments
Maitre Parfumeur et Gantier Eau de Camélia Chinois is a hesperedic tea fragrance inspired by Chinese teas. I rather liked this idea and was looking for a summer fragrance a few years ago and purchased a sample. I know you’ve heard this before but why do all green tea scents go “plastic” on my skin?
Eau de Camélia Chinois opens as a fruity green tea with something that reminds me of the peel of a Jamaican tangelo. The scent is sharp and bitter. Some fragrances hit me as… Continue reading | 3 Comments
What? I can’t hear you! I’m wearing LUSH Lust and it’s as loud as a monster truck derby. There’s nothing subtle about Lust, a sweet and heady floral. It’s jasmine all up in ‘yo face. You may want to save this one for outdoors or open arenas 😉
So, Lust is a vroom, vroom, rev up you engines kind of jasmine. It opens up loudly with gasoline like fumes that remind me of moth balls. Lust stays jasmine and it stays… Continue reading | 14 Comments