Opus Oils Kitten is described as a floral-citrus aldehyde in the Burlesque Collection. It’s the “if you like Chanel No. 5 then you will like this” fragrance. I agree to some extent. Kitten is playful, exuberant, and classic feeling. But, I find that aldehydes are polarizing in the fragrance world. You either love or hate them. Kitten isn’t polarizing. It’s a middle-ground sparkling citrus floral, a really good fruity-floral. If aldehydes scare you, Kitten won’t. And if you love aldehydes, then you’ll appreciate the… Continue reading | 9 Comments
Juliette Has A Gun Miss Charming is a sheer fruity-floral perfume. Juliette Has A Gun has followed in the footsteps of so many other perfume houses by taking a juice and adding “Miss” to the name so that it comes across as sassier. However, it doesn’t come across as brash or as spoiled rotten as Miss Dior Chèrie or Miss Boucheron or Miss Whatever. But, it doesn’t come across as interesting either. Some sassiness would of done… Continue reading | 12 Comments
Rose Week: Feb. 7th-11th
I’m really surprised that I like Quel Amour, the EDP, a bubbly fruity-floral, but I do. It’s something that I have to be in the mood for, but I like it. It is really feminine, like a champagne cocktail. It’s pink frilly panties. It reminds me a bit of Jayne Mansfield’s ridiculous home, everything covered in shag carpet, everything pink, and heart shaped objects. It’s that girly.