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Natori EDP Perfume Review

Mainstream Monday: Sniffing a Popular Perfume

Natori EDP is a beautiful oriental chypre perfume with an Old Hollywood feel (much like Natori’s gowns and dressing robes).

Natori smells like perfume. It isn’t a fragrance that smells like cupcakes or tries to replicate night-blooming flowers in Tahiti. Natori is a fragrance for those that love to smell like perfume. So…that makes it seem a bit more mature in feel. Natori opens up with “soft” aldehydes with a delicate 1950’s style “stewed” plum. The florals are abstract and they aren’t “airy” or light… Continue reading | 4 Comments

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LUSH Gorilla Perfume Vanillary EDP Review

LUSH Vanillary Perfume Review

LUSH Vanillary is a sweet vanilla floral with a rich tonka bean base. I really did not expect to like Vanillary. The name doesn’t sound too exciting and how many more vanilla fragrances do I need? Isn’t one good vanilla enough? I also sniffed it in the stores years ago and it didn’t have much impact on me (probably because I couldn’t smell it in the toxic LUSH environment). And at that time I was in one of my stages where anything sweet or vanilla… Continue reading | 12 Comments