All I am - a redhead
Join me on my journey through the worlds of perfumes and books.
a year ago
Rising from the dead
or how I watched Pride and Prejudice and Zombies Honestly, I didn’t think it would be a movie that would spur me to write. But that’s the beauty of life, it surprises you. Well, it’s …
The Black Narcissus
perfume obsession and the scented skin.
By Neil Chapman.
7 hours ago
SHISEIDO SHISEIDO SHISEIDO : : : KOTO (1967)+ SOURIRE (1977) + BLUE ROSE (1992)
We are on an absolute Shiseido roll at the moment. As I wrote recently, the local Shiseido store, less than a minute away from our house round the corner, sadly closed down at the end …
By ginzaintherain, 1,295 words
Bois de Jasmin
A primer on sensory pursuits spanning perfume, literature, art, science, history, beauty, food--everything that makes life richer and more interesting.
By Victoria Belim-Frolova.
22 hours ago
Mimosa Fragrance For Her and For Him
“I will bring you cassie, if you still enjoy its perfume,” wrote French novelist Prosper Mérimée in Lettres à une inconnue (Letters to an Unknown). The Unknown, was Mademoiselle Jenny Dacquin, the daughter of a …
Bonkers about Perfume
Random Musings Of A Born-Again Perfume Anorak - An Aldehydic Blend Of Passion And Irreverence!
6 days ago
Jeff & Co (Jeff Banks) women's perfume dupes at Home Bargains, and how I couldn't resist Temptation...
I am a regular shopper in the discount chain Home Bargains, much as I am in B & M, which is a similar cheap and cheerful purveyor of just about anything short of a full …
ÇaFleureBon Perfume Blog
A top 5 award-winning fragrance site featuring perfume reviews, interviews with master perfumers and articles on ingredients in perfumery.
By Michelyn Camen.
20 hours ago
LAFCO New York Limited Edition Candle Set Winner
John Bressler, Founder of LAFCO New York, the luxury fragrance and skincare brand is the master of all things with wicks and sticks. The post LAFCO New York Limited Edition Candle Set Winner appeared first …
By Michelyn Camen, 47 words
a day ago
There is an easy way to know what kinds of fragrances niche brands should offer, and very few of them are in on the secret, but the art directors at Commodity most certainly are. What …
Glass Petal Smoke
Gleanings from the World of the Senses.
By Michelle Krell Kydd.
2 weeks ago
Myrrh Casati Perfume by Mona di Orio
How we relate to the smell of a perfume can change over time. I purchased Myrrh Casati by Mona di Orio in 2014. There was something about it I couldn't relate to, which is why …
By Michelle Krell Kydd, 73 words
a year ago
January 2023 Update
Happy end of wretched 2022, everyone! I’ve become too superstitious at this point to claim that 2023 will be better. But I so sincerely hope that it is for you! For me, personally, it’s actually …
Now Smell This
A perfume blog, featuring perfume reviews and the latest on new perfume launches, online fragrance discounts, home fragrance products, perfume books and more.
By Robin K, et al.
17 hours ago
Frapin L’Humaniste Extreme ~ new fragrance
Niche line Frapin has launched L’Humaniste Extrême, a new flanker to 2009’s L’Humaniste… Read the rest of this article »
12 hours ago
Perfume PosseLowered Expectations Posse – eons ago I ran into a neighbor/friend at our local hardware store. He is a well-known professional musician, so I was stunned to find him in the hinge section, looking …
A Perfume, Beauty, Style, Food Blog: fragrance reviews, interviews, comparison of classics and vintages, new launches, candles, beauty, and arts.
By Elena Vosnaki.
3 weeks ago
Dior Dolce Vita: fragrance review of a perfumery classic
Photo by Bianca Czarnock on behance, borrowed for educational purposes Dior's Dolce Vita fetes its 30th anniversary this year, being launched in 1994, when Dior was very careful with its new launches and the firm …
By Perfumeshrine, 69 words
The Scented Hound
Perfume blog with abbreviated perfume reviews & fragrance reviews.
2 weeks ago
Maison Rebatchi – Rougewood
WHAT I SMELL: Rougewood opens with a juicy combination of ripened warmed berries and grapefruit and with some added peach blossom it’s beautifully decadent and rather lusty without being too heavy or carnal. Soon, a …
By The Scented Hound, 254 words
Serenity Now Scents and Sensibilities
I am a lover of beauty, an introvert, an empath and INTJ. I have an inquiring mind, dozens of perfumes, and thousands of books.
3 days ago
Perfume Chat Room, March 1
Welcome to the weekly Perfume Chat Room, perfumistas! I envision this chat room as a weekly drop-in spot online, where readers may ask questions, suggest fragrances, tell others their SOTD, comment on new releases or …
By Old Herbaceous, 61 words
A quest to pare it down to the best.
4 weeks ago
A Week’s Worth of Italian Dessert Fragrances
I was back in Rome recently for a strategic retreat and thought it might be interesting to wear an Italian dessert fragrance every day to mark the occasion. Caveat: I have incredibly narrow parameters for …
Undina's Looking Glass
Perfumed Reflections of Life.
3 days ago
Saturday Question: How Much Would You Pay For Your Favorite Perfume?
Discussing perfume prices, we periodically say something like “It is nice, but not enough to pay that price” or “I wouldn’t pay that much for what it is.” This usually describes our reaction to new …