The Beach Eaus – A month of beach and ocean inspired perfumes.
Earlier this month, I kicked off the beach theme with a line of perfumes inspired by islands, Nateeva. As the month ends, I’m close to reviewing them all. ₁ Our next stop is St. Martin:
Saint Martin is a tropical floral. It opens with a breeze of jasmine and hibiscus mixed with tart, fresh raspberries. The fragrance starts out as a white floral but eventually… Continue reading | 2 Comments
Remember in an Initio review from a few months ago when I said I was going to start posting reviews more regularly again? Well, I’m trying and life just keeps getting in the way. I mean, here we are and its summer. I feel motivated by sunshine, longer days, and yes, colognes. I have been trying so many summer-y perfumes that I really want to share with you. One of these is Providence Perfume Co. Lemon Liada.
Lemon Liada has what I want from a citrus perfume… Continue reading | 4 Comments
But, what if I like my mimosas conceited?
Vilhelm Modest Mimosa opens with bright blossoms. It’s neroli and violet. It’s a green, tangy citrus blossom. Because it’s a tangy, lime-like floral, it manages to remind me of linden blossoms. There’s a green grassiness that just sort of completes the spring fantasy of this perfume. Don’t get me wrong, Modest Mimosa is a mimosa soliflore. But, in comparison to many others, it’s greener and brighter. This scent eventually fades into a white musk with powdery (but “fresh”) violets… Continue reading
Over the past few years, I’ve been craving peach-scented things. I have always liked peach/stones fruit notes, like that in Lancôme Trésor or Chanel Coco. But over the past two years, I’ve oddly enjoyed straight-forward, fruity peaches (like cheap stuff by 4711). M. Micallef Ananda is a fruity-floral that perfectly satisfies my straight-forward peach cravings without coming across like some one-trick perfume.
Ananda opens with a clean citrus and a powdery, vanilla-ish floral that reminds me of heliotrope. It’s radiant a floral… Continue reading | 6 Comments
Rose Week 2018 – A Cosmetic Rose
It’s Rose Week on EauMG! This is the annual celebration of rose-centric perfumes! This week I’m reviewing 5 fragrances that display a different aspect of rose perfumes.
Let me start out this Rose Week with a disclaimer for any new or visiting readers, I’m a rose lover. I love rose perfumes for their versatility. A rose can take on many roles. There’s also the long history of the rose. It seems like since the beginning of time, humans… Continue reading | 1 Comment