Tag Archives: Musk

A Roman Secret – Review: Bruno Acampora Musc Oil

By Sandra A secret was passed on to me last year when I was in Rome and silly me did not stop and listen. Sweet words were spoken in hushed tones about this magic elixir that will keep me and … Continue reading

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Lemons To Lemonade – Review: Vero Profumo Rubj Voile d’Extrait

By Sandra Sometimes life throws us lemons. My answer to that is always try to laugh at it not just make lemonade. But sometimes that does not work very well. I have to improvise at times and also lay off … Continue reading

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Monday Question – What Is Your Favorite Musk Perfume?

Do you like musk as a note? What is your favorite perfume prominently featuring the note? Do you like your musk clean or are going for the dirtier variety? What is the most perfect musk scent for you on the … Continue reading

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My Favorite Colour – Review: Chanel Les Exclusifs Beige

My recent run-in with springy white florals in general and Chanel Gardénia in particular, brought my attention to another (off-)white floral in the Les Exclusifs line – Beige. Named after one of Coco Chanel’s (and my) favorite colors, Beige manages … Continue reading

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A Trip To Spain – Ramon Monegal Mini-Reviews Part II

After a look at the first seven perfumes from the Spanish niche house of Ramón Monegal (see Part I), here are the seven more feminine leaning perfumes. Apart from being available at First in Fragrance, and through their own website … Continue reading

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A Trip To Spain – Ramón Monegal Mini-Reviews Part I

Ramón Monegal is a spanish niche house that only recently came to my attention when I saw their beautiful bottles popping up on First in Fragrance. Luckily not long after, the brand contacted me and kindly sent samples of the … Continue reading

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Arabian Nights – Review: Guerlain Songe d’un Bois d’Eté, Rose Nacrée de Désert and Encens Mythique d’Orient

I am inordinately happy about the fact that I managed to get my little Guerlain-crazy mitts on the latest trio of exclusive Eaux de Parfums. This time Guerlain made it even harder for us fans, since those three perfumes are … Continue reading

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A Big Hug From A Good Friend – Review: Mona di Orio Les Nombres d’Or Musc

Musks can be a tricky business. They can be too clean, evoking room spray, dryer sheets and fresh laundry. They can be too dirty, evoking sweaty armpits and Mongolian leaders including their horses. Or they can be too big (molecular … Continue reading

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Little House On The Prairie – Review: Sonoma Scent Studio Sienna Musc

Laurie Erickson makes an extraordinary number of perfumes to feel at home in. Cuddly, soft, cozy and warm. Evoking crackling fires, cashmere shawls, downy beds and sleep-ins. Conjuring brisk walks in the woods, endless fields of grass or late afternoon … Continue reading

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Tom Times Three – Review: Tom Ford Santal Blush, Jasmine Rouge And Violet Blonde

Tom Ford generously showers us with three new release this fall. Two in his Private Blend range and one in the wide distribution signature line. Let’s get going then: Tom Ford Private Blend Santal Blush: Don’t you love this image? … Continue reading

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