Category Archives: Aquatic

Something Old And Something New – Review: Guerlain Aqua Allegoria Pamplelune And Lys Soleia

The Aqua Allegoria line of Guerlain is more (but unfortunately sometimes less) than a collection of starter scents. Intended for summer wear, Aqua Allegoria features light and sprightly perfumes, some are in the permanent line, some fade out after a season, depending … Continue reading

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Out Of The Box – Mainstream Perfume Mini-Reviews Part 3

Welcome to Part 3 of my mainstream series. (Part 1 and Part 2 are here.) By the end of writing, I was not happy because I felt I had too many similar, pink fragrances in this post. A bad balance. … Continue reading

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A Breton Angel – Review: Lostmarc’h Ael-Mat

Breton niche line Lostmarc’h enticed me with their unusual gourmand scent Lann-Ael, so I explored it further. Ael-Mat has also the angel (Ael) in its name, so it came next. Don’t expect it to be similar in any way to … Continue reading

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Another Day At The Beach – Summer Scent Mini-Reviews Part 2

Another day at the beach is in order (yes, I am aware of living in a landlocked country, painfully aware!), but Part 1 was fun, so here are a few more candidates to take along: Jo Malone Sweet Lemon Cologne: is primarily … Continue reading

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Out Of The Box – Mainstream Perfume Mini-Reviews Part 2

Welcome to the second installment of my sniffing marathon through my mainstream perfume sample box. Creed Virgin Island Water: although it is debatable whether this is mainstream or not, its smell of chlorine is not. (Of course it is, but this is … Continue reading

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