Last week, I reviewed a natural perfume with a realistic gardenia note. This perfume ignited an olfactory craving for gardenia. I went through my collection and samples looking for gardenia-centric perfumes. I came across some Olivine Atelier perfume oils that are white floral focused. Right now, She Belongs There is satisfying my gardenia cravings.
A few months ago, I was introduced to the Terveer line. It’s a line of perfume oils housed in a a luxurious refillable vessel. I reviewed Green, a fragrance that really lives up to its name. There are two more in the line and here’s my impressions:
Incense is like a smoky, sweet incense. It’s exactly the sort of fragrance that I’m craving in late fall. It’s an effervescent, citrus-hued frankincense over exotic smoky woods. What I like about Incense, is that there’s… Continue reading | 4 Comments
Here I go again featuring a Destination Inspiration of a place that I’ve never visited. I must fix this. It really does look like paradise.
One of the odd things that I’ve noticed about people that have traveled to Hawaii is that they want to tell you what it smells like. When I speak with people that just traveled to Alaska, New York or Paris, they don’t volunteer to tell me what they smelled while they were there. When I talk to people that have just traveled… Continue reading | 6 Comments
It’s gloomy, dreary, gray and cold. I’m sick of it. So, last week I ran off to Puerto Rico. It was awesome. Now I’m back in the land of gloom, drear, gray and cold. Time to spray on Saffron James Nani.
Nani is a huge, heady Hawaiian floral and that was exactly what I wanted. The jasmine in this is perfectly indolic. The plumeria has a naturally spicy quality. The lily is huge and I can smell its pollen. With time the ylang ylang begins… Continue reading | 4 Comments