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Nateeva Aruba Perfume Review

Nateeva Aruba perfume review

The Beach Eaus – A month of beach and ocean inspired perfumes.

I promise it won’t just be Nateeva fragrances I feature this month, but they made this easy for me by having an entire line inspired by islands. Next stop is Aruba.

Aruba opens with a tangy neroli and a salty mineralness. Out of the Nateeva perfumes that I’ve tried, Aruba is the most citrus-y. It’s lime submerged in bitter neroli water. It’s also the most “aquatic” out of what I’ve tried. It’s also the one that has garnered the most… Continue reading

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Illuminum Tribal Black Tea EDP Perfume Review

Illuminum Tribal Black Tea

Illuminum Tribal Black Tea comes from the tribe of Earl Grey. This is a citrus black tea. And you know, you’d think that Perfume World would be saturated with those, but the Perfume World really isn’t.

Tribal Black Tea opens with a Earl Grey tea with an addition of lemon and cardamom. I sort of wish I were drinking it instead of wearing it…It wears as a linear Earl Grey and then dries down to a candied orange peel with a sheer amber.

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HEELEY Figuier EDP Perfume Review

HEELEY Figuier EDP

For personal and sentimental reasons, I must try all of the figs. So far, this has ended up with me owning all of the figs…

HEELEY Figuier is one that I need to add to my collection of figs.

The opening of Figuier is not my favorite when it comes to fig scents. It’s like coconut and sweet pickles and dried anise. I get a whiff of Armenian cucumbers and then it all sort of mellows out into this dense, rich fig. I notice that… Continue reading | 9 Comments

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EauMG’s Holiday Survival Kit

Vikki Dougan

From now until the 1st of the year you will be running yourself ragged, eating too much and probably drinking more booze than usual. It’ll be a 6 weeks of food comas and stretchy pants. You may be traveling to boring locations to visit family who may or may not criticize your career choices and complain about how you never come and see them. Parties. Parties. Parties. Some will be with the people you love, others will be awkward cocktails with coworkers. It’s a wonderful time of… Continue reading