fragrance

Hiram Green Arbole Arbole EDP Natural Perfume Review

Hiram Green Arbole ArboleYears ago, I was obsessed with finding a fragrance that was “creamy green”. I found it with Aftelier Haute Claire. That natural perfume was the perfect blend of bitter green notes like galbanum paired with creamy ylang-ylang and vanilla. That fragrance has since been discontinued, commencing a new search for “creamy green”. I’ve found it with Hiram Green Arbolé Arbolé, a balsamic “creamy green” fragrance.

This perfume opens with grassy greens and a hazy lavender. Arbolé Arbolé’s opening reminds me of late summer days spent on the… Continue reading | 2 Comments

skincare

Ayala Moriel Blackbeard & Orcas Natural Beard Oil Review

Paul Newman

To celebrate Father’s Day, I’m focusing on men’s products and masculine scents this week. And when I say “celebrate”, I mean “this is my excuse to review masculine scents for a week”.

Over the past few years there has been a growing interest in men’s grooming products. This market was predicted to grow (and it did); however, men threw the beauty industry a curveball. They started growing beards. Beard became fashionable, like really, really fashionable. Out was the over-groomed “metrosexual” look that many brands were banking on… Continue reading | 2 Comments