Sage Machado Onyx Perfume Oil Review

Sage Onyx Perfume

In the summer, I put together an updated guide to coconut perfumes. At the end of this post, I included my “must try” coconut perfumes. Sage Machado Onyx made the list. I realized that I have yet to review what I consider one of my favorite coconut perfumes.

Onyx, like its namesake, is “dark”. It’s unlike a lot of other coconut perfumes and perfume oils in that it showcases a darker side of coconut.  Onyx pairs the lactonic sweetness of coconut with smoke. It’s coconut with… Continue reading | 15 Comments


Sage Machado Peridot Perfume Oil Review

Sage Peridot perfume

After its 15th anniversary, Sage Machado has updated the brand’s classic Peridot perfume making this fig fragrance even richer than before.

Peridot opens as green fig leaves over a doughy, warm benzoin amber. It’s one of those more “coconut”/lactonic figs that bitter/green. With time Peridot wears as a rich, creamy amber with a skin-hugging musk. Because of the contrast of fig leaves and rich amber, I think of Peridot as a “late harvest” fragrance. It’s a fig fragrance that is cozy in cool weather.

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Sage Diamond Perfume Oil Review

Sage Machado Diamond

Sage Machado is a California-based jewelry line. The line expanded to include perfumes inspired by gemstones that Sage uses in her designs. The aesthetic of the line is the epitome of Cali-boho. It draws from both West Coast and global inspirations. Diamond is the newest addition to the perfume collection.

There are other perfumes inspired by diamonds, but I love the direction that Sage went in. This is inspired by raw diamonds. This isn’t a dazzling, affluent Marilyn Monroe “Diamonds are a Girls’ Best Friend” sort… Continue reading | 4 Comments