I’m trying so hard to limit my purchases this year. I’ve accumulated so much. I’ve downsized. Blah, blah, blah. But, do you have any idea how difficult it is to be a blogger in the realm of beauty/fragrance that doesn’t want to buy anything?! It’s difficult. There’s always new releases. There’s always a gift with purchase. There’s always a sale. There’s always a temptation! However, I’m making some improvements. I check my stash before I buy and I’ve unsubscribed from a lot of emails to resist temptations. But, I’m still… Continue reading | 4 Comments
Ramon Monegal Ambra di Luna is skanky amber that has a nostalgic feel. It has a nostalgic feel, like finding your grandmother’s textiles in an old trunk that hasn’t been opened in years – a mix of woods, sweetness and mothballs. It’s a reminder of a time you never lived and a time that you seldom heard discussed. It’s a scent of contrast. Like grasping a tiny, faded rose print dress from a big, dark steamer trunk.
In the House is a feature on EauMG. I’m collecting my experiences from years of perfume sampling and putting together a quick brand overview. There are so many perfume lines out there that it can be overwhelming. My goal with this is to quickly introduce people to niche and indie lines that may be of interest to them.
Who’s in the house? Ramon Monegal Parfums
I don’t know what it is about me but if a perfume has orange blossom and leather together, I’m probably going to love it.
Ramon Monegal Mon Cuir opens as a leathery orange blossom with pollen. It reminds me very much of Caron Narcisse Blanc extrait with a hint of Caron Narcisse Noir extrait. Go ahead and make the assumption that I really like this opening. As the orange blossom warms on my skin it starts to smell a little like red grapes… Continue reading
It’s very rare for me to encounter a citrus perfume that impresses me. I’m just not a “citrus perfume person”. I can see why people like them, but I’m not drawn to them. Ramon Mongal Entre Naranjos is one of those few citrus perfumes that impresses me.
Entre Naranjos opens as a bright orange with a hint of black licorice. It’s a bitter, green citrus with vibrancy. The heart is a green petitgarin and “candied” orange blossoms over an astringent cedar – think of this… Continue reading