Category Archives: Ylang Ylang

Shameless Beauty – Review: Hermès 24 Faubourg

I bought a bottle of the Quadrige edition of 24 Faubourg on the last day of 2012 (for 20% off, people!). I did that for several reasons (not including the 20% off enticement, I would have bought it at full … Continue reading

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The Heroine Of Summers Past – Review: Yosh Ginger Ciao

Yosh Han, Californian perfumer extraordinaire, says the name of this perfume, Ginger Ciao, is actually the name of the heroine of a novella she has written. Ginger Ciao, evocative of every overblown female lead somewhere between James Bond and Austin Powers, surely … Continue reading

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Monday Question – What Do You Wish You Had Known At The Beginning Of Your Perfume Hobby?

Remember when you where all new and excited about discovering this new world? A world full of perfume and full of people just as obsessed as yourself? When you look back, what do you wish you had known from the … Continue reading

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Monday Question – What Are Your Top Ten Perfumes Of All Time?

It is time again to make a list! What are your top ten perfumes without which you wouldn’t want to live? Which ones are your top priority? Which ones would you immediately replace if used up? Which ten perfumes would … Continue reading

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Monday Question – Do You Like To Buy Perfume Unsniffed?

Are you prone to dare-devil acts of unsniffed buying? Is a blind-buy an exhilarating and fun risk you like to take? Or is even thinking of blind buying making you sweat and fret? My Answer: I have to say, sometimes … Continue reading

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Monday Question – What Is Your Favorite White Floral?

Do you like white floral perfumes? Do you prefer jasmine, tuberose or gardenia, ylang-ylang, orange blossom or muguet? What white floral is a must try in your opinion? Which house does them best? What is your absolute favorite in this … Continue reading

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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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