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
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.
Many years ago… Continue reading | 4 Comments
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