Mainstream Monday – Sniffing a Popular Perfume
“Why did you buy a Tinker Bell perfume? Were they all out of Hello Kitty?”, David asks. And I admit that explaining that Van Cleef & Arpels Féerie isn’t actually a Disney branded Tinker Bell perfume is difficult. It looks like a product sold at Disneyland and I could argue that it smells like it too. I don’t feel like giving the response, “You see, Van Cleef & Arpels is a fancy jewelry line that for some
It’s Easter and I really should be stuffing my face with Cadbury Creme Eggs but before I start doing that, here’s two quick Votivo candle reviews:
Jasmine Neroli with notes of mandarin, guava, angelica, jasmine, tuberose, white musk, vanilla and woods.
This is a tropical fruit white floral.It’s a tart but syrupy guava over “clean” jasmine with a backdrop of vanilla and woods. I’m usually not a fan of “tropical” home fragrances but I like this one. It’s fun but isn’t a campy “poolside tiki… Continue reading
The Lipstick League – week of 4.14.14
Question of the Week: Do you have a “signature” scent? If so, what is it?
EauMG’s Answer: Bwahahaha. No. I’m too much of a fragrance flirt. I can’t commit. I do have some preferences. For example, I love roses and “cold” floral fragrances. I also have a soft spot for patchouli, fig, osmanthus and aldehydes. Overall, I tend to wear roses, aloof florals, va-va-voom orientals and hippie dippie patchouli scents.
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Grandiflora is a perfume line created by an Australian florist. Currently, the line consists of two perfumes inspired by magnolia, Michel and Sandrine. My experience with magnolia perfumes is that none of them smell like magnolia. I thought that I only thought this because I grew up with magnolia grandiflora. There are different varieties of magnolia and it’s possible they don’t smell like what I’m familiar with. Grandiflora Magnolia Grandiflora Michel is not like a southern magnolia. Instead it reminds me of a Dior Diorissimo for a modern era… Continue reading | 5 Comments