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Esscentual Alchemy Ophelia Perfume Oil Review

Esscentual Alchemy by Absinthe Dragonfly describes Ophelia perfume as such:
This is a forest and field scent. A scent in which all aspects of a spring born day are represented ~ icy water melting from snow in rivulets that wash over moss covered rocks just come to life through warmer days, fields of wildflowers awakening and scenting the air with their myriad butterfly enticing aromas. A scent in which the danger of a sudden late spring frost looms darkly.
Inspired by a fair maiden, I think of Ophelia as… Continue┬áreading | 16 Comments

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Clarins Eau Dynamisante Perfume Review

Clarins Eau Dynamisante

Clarins Eau Dynamisante is one of those perfumes that I wear a lot in the summer.

It opens with notes that really help this live up to its invigorating name. It shocks my senses with a burst of lemon zest. It smells like herbs – thyme, rosemary and lemon balm. However, this entire fragrance is grounded by patchouli. Overall, it’s such an invigorating fragrance that I wear as a body spray.

Longevity is below average. In fact, this is sold more as a body treatment instead… Continue┬áreading | 2 Comments

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Carthusia i Profumi di Capri Uomo Men's EDP Spray Fragrance Review

Carthusia i Profumi di Capri is a posh Italian perfume company that makes it juice in limited quantities in the same tradition that Carthusian monks used in the 1380’s. Each product uses nice ingredients and is “hand-wrapped”. It’s website is in Italian and translates poorly so this is about all I have.

Lately, my husband has been wearing the eau de parfum spray of Carthusia Uomo. It is “dedicated to a fascinating and refined man.” I guess that is him, even though he is a bit rough around the edges. It is described as… Continue┬áreading | 2 Comments