Category Archives: Fragrance Reviews

Pink Sunshine – Review: Atelier Cologne Pomelo Paradis

By Tara I thought it would never happen, but I have found a grapefruit perfume that doesn’t make me wince. No eye-winking sourness or connotations of body odour here. Pomelo Paradis is a simple pink grapefruit fragrance that’s full of … Continue reading

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A Calm And Peaceful Life – Review: Montale Red Vetyver

Hey Hey lovely Olfactoria’s Travelers, Portia from Australian Perfume Junkies and Perfume Posse sharing a newbie to my set of Montale fragrances that I enjoy. Red Vetyver and Terre d’Hermès have a similar genetic make-up yet I think them sufficiently … Continue reading

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Mellow Tobacco – Review: Phaedon Paris Tabac Rouge/Turkish Blend

By Tara Last year I tried a few fragrances from Pierre Guillaume’s Phaedon but I didn’t click with any of them and as a result, thought perhaps the line wasn’t for me. However, I heard positive things about Tabac Rouge … Continue reading

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Sweet Memories – Review: Aftelier Perfumes Fig

Heya Olfactoria’s Travelers, Portia with you from Australian Perfume Junkies and Perfume Posse. About 2 years ago I had a dinner party and afterwards we sniffed some frags. I had hand picked 6 and wanted everyone to try one at … Continue reading

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Honey Trap – Review: Ramon Monegal Cuirelle

By Tara I’ve been curious about Cuirelle ever since I heard that it was a different, softer, take on leather compared to the usual animal hide. So I was grateful when the Cookie Queen kindly sent me a couple of … Continue reading

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Pin-Up Perfume – Review: 4160 Tuesdays Tart’s Knicker Drawer

By Tara British brand 4160 Tuesdays has quite a number of fragrances that are brim full of wit. In a world where perfumers can be painfully pretentious or rudely arrogant, the approach taken by indie perfumer Sarah McCartney is refreshing. … Continue reading

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Review: Jean-Louis Scherrer by Jean-Louis Scherrer

Hey Hey Olfactoria’s Travelers, Portia from Australian Perfume Junkies and Perfume Posse. Today I’d like to go back to 1979 and on into the 1980s. I was horse mad and went every weekend to have riding lessons and to help … Continue reading

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Roses Revisited, Perfume Lovers London, The October Gallery, London – Thursday 26th February 2015

By Tara Aromatherapy tells us that rose oil makes us feel loved and beautiful. I’d say that’s about right. If ever I start the day feeling like I need a little extra shot of beauty in my life, I turn … Continue reading

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Peace And Serenity – Review: Maison Mona di Orio Eau Absolue

Hey there Olfactoria’s Travelers, Portia in the OT house from Australian Perfume Junkies and Perfume Posse. Do you ever wear fragrance for your own mad selfish pleasure, do any of your frags give you a smile of joy every time … Continue reading

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Cleansing Smoke – Review: Naomi Goodsir Bois d’Ascese

By Tara I really enjoy smoky aromas but I fully expected not to take to Bois d’Ascese (Ascetic Wood) because it sounded like the equivalent of a bushfire on the smokiness scale. However, while I may not be about to … Continue reading

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