I’m not the Naturals Police nor do I want to be. I could care less whether a perfume is 100% natural or not (unless they are marketing it as such, charging a ton, and it isn’t, that’s a different story). Concerning the perfumes that I enjoy and wear, I don’t care about what goes in it. I’m about results and not the process. Now saying this, I’ve tried many perfumes and I do have a feel for what is believably natural (or mostly natural) or not… Continue reading | 6 Comments
Sonoma Scent Studio Forest Walk is a perfume inspired by summer walks through the woods of Northern California. I get that from Forest Walk except I think it smells prettier than the forests.
Violets carpet the edge of the forest – damp, reminiscent of freshly sliced cucumbers and faintly floral. Follow the trail and you’ll smell dried, warm cedar, fir and oak bark. Fir needles carpet the path and you can smell the faint aroma of close-to-the-ground mushrooms. Forest Walk is a walk in the forest. With… Continue reading | 5 Comments
I have many favorite things. In fact, I make lists of my favorite things. It’s one of my favorite things to do, but it drives my husband crazy since it is a written record that I often refer to. The wrong brand of dijon mustard gets brought into the house and I say, “You didn’t pay attention to my list of favorite things – condiments – on page 10. If you did, you would have noticed that this brand did not make the… Continue reading | 7 Comments
Sonoma Scent Studio To Dream is a soft, woodsy floral that I find comforting. I know what I’m about to say doesn’t sound like a compliment at first, but I mean it as one. If there could be a scent or a perfume “screen saver” in my life, it’d be To Dream. I find it soothing and comforting. It seems to fit with all of my moods. I want to wear it in the winter, the spring, summer and fall. It blends effortlessly… Continue reading | 7 Comments
Sonoma Scent Studio Voile de Violette is a violet soliflore inspired by an old bottle of perfume owned by the perfumer when she was a little girl. I have a similar perfume memory. One of the earliest perfumes that I “played” with as a young girl was an unlabeled violet perfume in a dainty miniature bottle.