Comme des Garcons Artek x Standard Perfume Review

Quick update of my life: I’m graduating in May. This is great. But, I’m also stressed and feel overwhelmed. I’m in the middle of a master’s thesis that I really need to wrap up soon. There’s a lot of pressure. Outside of this, life goes on.¹ I really shouldn’t be blogging about perfume. But, then again, how much time can you reserve for work? I need a break. Oddly enough, writing about perfume is my break. During this time, I’ve been finding myself gravitating towards “comfort” scents. These are perfumes Comme… Continue reading | 2 Comments


Aromatherapy Associates Natural Perfume Review

Aromatherapy Associates

Can you believe it’s already September?! In a few months it’ll be a new year! I’ve already started back to graduate school. This is my final year. I look forward to receiving my Masters of Science but I also know that it’s going to be a very stressful year. To cope, I made a little deal with myself (one that popped into my head while receiving an excellent facial at Omorovicza‘s flagship spa in Budapest) – Get some sort of spa treatment or facial once a… Continue reading | 2 Comments


Perfumes to Help & Hinder Your New Year’s Resolutions

Oh, it’s that time where we are told we need to make resolutions for the new year. Now I’m all about setting goals and trying to better oneself or their situation, but I’m not about beating yourself up. We aren’t guaranteed tomorrow, next week, next month or next year. I’m not going to live my life beating myself up because I couldn’t lose 30 pounds in six months or teach myself to speak French fluently in eight months. I go to bed every night happy with the person that I am. Now saying that, I do have goals and I’ve… Continue reading | 12 Comments


Alaska Glacial Mud Co. Mineral Mud Masque Review

Alaska Glacial Mud Mask Review

Alaska Glacial Mud Co. Mineral Mud Masque is a detoxifying, moisturizing, and exfoliating mask made from mineral rich glacial clay from the Copper River Delta in Cordova, Alaska. The masks also contain wild-crafted botanicals from the totally awesome Pacific Northwest 🙂

Mineral Mud Masque is a smoky gray mask. It dries within 10 minutes and washes off very easily. My skin is not left red and irritated. (A few mud masks have done that to me in the past). Actually my skin is… Continue reading | 4 Comments


Becca & Mars Calm Yourself Fragrance Oil Blend Review

Becca & Mars Calm Yourself Bath Oil

Becca & Mars Calm Yourself Essential Oil Blend is a multi-purpose natural oil that is used to scent baths and to fragrance rooms as a home fragrance oil. This is a highly fragrant/concentrated oil that is blended to sooth with its natural essential oil blend.

I add about 5 drops to a steaming hot bath. This is more than enough Calm Yourself oil to fragrant the entire upstairs of my house. The fragrance is very natural and citrus lovers should like… Continue reading | 6 Comments