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Prada Luna Rossa Fragrance Review

Prada Luna Rossa

Mainstream Monday – Sniffing a Popular Perfume

When it comes to designer perfumes, Prada holds a steady list in my favorites. I think a lot of what they do is really good. They’re interesting but wearable in many different environments and seasons. When I want to smell good but don’t want to think about it, I usually wear something like Prada Infusion d’Iris or Prada Candy. I’m not as familiar with their masculines because they don’t really “work” on my skin… Continue reading | 2 Comments

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La Curie Faunus EDP Perfume Review

La Curie Faunus

La Curie is a Southwestern indie perfume line inspired by myths, legends and mystics. Faunus, a smoldering woodsy scent, is one inspired by a forest god.

Faunus is opens with one of those leathery-mustardy synth ouds (which I like) with a delicate bergamot glimmer. It starts to smell like a new leather moto jacket with oud. Faunus dries down to a smoldering cedar incense.

OK, so I never layer perfumes because I often see it as gimmick-y (since it involves at least 2 perfumes, so… Continue reading | 8 Comments

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Puredistance M Extrait Perfume Review

Puredistance M

It’s time for me to review this aspirational “master perfume”, created by a “master perfumer”. Puredistance M is a leather oriental inspired by “the stylish interiors of a grey Aston Martin”, James Bond’s car. I’ve never been a Bond fan nor have I ever sat in a grey Aston Martin…or any Aston Martin for that matter, but I can say that I like the “overindulgence” that is Puredistance M.

Balsamic citrus and cinnamon spiced honey. It’s complex and multi-faceted. It actually reminds me of mezcal. Cumin and… Continue reading | 6 Comments