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Exotic Island Perfumer Orquidea Absoluta EDP Perfume Review

Exotic Island Perfumer Orquidea Absoluta

Living in a place where some days the air is too difficult to breathe and in the summer the streets smell like rotting garbage, it’s hard not to view an island in the Caribbean covered in  rain forests and sandy beaches as anything but paradise. Because if we measure paradise by fruits and fauna, Puerto Rico could be paradise¹. The Exotic Island Perfumer is an indie perfume brand based in Puerto Rico. This delights me because I want more perfumes in my life with a Puerto… Continue reading | 9 Comments

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Exotic Island Perfumes Waters of Aswan EDP Perfume Review

Exotic Island Perfumer

Exotic Island Perfumes is a really beautiful line based in Puerto Rico. I love this line’s gorgeous, unapologetic florals.

One of my favorite floral essences ever is blue lotus. We rarely see it used because it’s so expensive. And honestly, it’s so pretty on its own that it doesn’t really need to be mixed with anything. Saying that, it’s nice to see this essence highlighted in Waters of Aswan.

Waters of Aswan opens with grass on a cool river bank. It’s aquatic, green and grassy… Continue reading | 5 Comments

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Primordial Scents Earth Perfumes

Primordial Scents Earth
Primordial Scents Earth

Continuing with the Primordial Scents Earth Perfumes:

Esscentual Alchemy Primordial Earth
Esscentual Alchemy Primordial Earth

Esscentual Alchemy Primordial Forest

Notes listed include woods, musks, green florals, spice and citrus. PERFUMER – Amanda Feeley

Primordial Forest reminds me of a cool, damp forest floor. I pick up on black licorice and dew. With time the perfume gets woodsier. I get fir and evergreen… Continue reading | 11 Comments