Category Archives: Tauer Perfumes

You Have Chosen! – Tauer Perfumes Vs. Vero Profumo

I truly enjoyed counting (and re-counting, and counting again) the votes for these two Swiss indie perfumers, because, Ladies and Gentlemen, we have a tie! I’m happy to report that the votes for these two wonderful and much admired artists … Continue reading

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Monday Question – You Must Choose! The Swiss Edition: Vero Profumo Vs. Tauer Perfumes

Today we have another special edition Monday Question where we pitch two brands against one another. The previous matches (Chanel vs. Guerlain, Parfumerie Générale vs. By Kilian and Serge Lutens vs. Frederic Malle) have been so much fun that we … Continue reading

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Super-Scrubbers! – What Didn’t Agree With Me Recently (Mini-Reviews)

Here are three perfumes I tested in the past few weeks and couldn’t love at all . Sometimes there is no other solution than to scrub (and scrub and scrub, because did you ever try to get rid of a Tauer?)… … Continue reading

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“I have nothing to say and I’m saying it!” – Mini-Reviews

I usually review mostly perfumes I like, that move me somehow, or that compell me to try them again and again, even if I don’t love them. Then there are also reviews now and then about perfumes I hate, most … Continue reading

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Perfume As Medicine – Sleepless Nights, Aches And Pains And More

We all know perfume is powerful and that is why we love it. Perfume is able to conjure memories, to evoke feelings, to influence moods. Perfume is a force to be reckoned with. Nothing works better at making us happy, … Continue reading

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Less Is So Much More – Review: Tauer Perfumes’ Pentachords Collection

The following post was written by regular reader, commenter and perfume lover extraordinaire Tara from London. I am delighted she agreed to share her experiences with the coveted new Tauer collection with us and I hope she will agree to … Continue reading

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Hallowed – Review: Tauer Perfumes Incense Extreme

I was looking for a perfume fitting for todays holiday: Epiphany, the Day of the Three Holy Kings, as it is called here. And, to give credit where it is due, I was inspired by the blogging project We Three … Continue reading

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Larger Than Life – Tauer Perfumes Carillon Pour Un Ange

I have a sample of Carillon Pour Un Ange, and I have had it for quite some time now. I never had the time or the impetus to try it, since I was saving it for spring, wanting to work … Continue reading

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Rose Red – Giveaway and Review: Tauer Perfumes Une Rose Vermeille

Une Rose Vermeille (a scarlet rose) is Andy Tauers “Homage to Roses”. The perfume features top notes of lemon, bergamot, and lavender; a heart of rose, violet, and raspberry and a base of vanilla, sandalwood, tonka bean, and ambergris. This is … Continue reading

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How To Approach A Genius? My Struggle With The Work Of Andy Tauer

When I first became aware of the niche perfume industry, one name popped up again and again – Andy Tauer. Hailed as a genius, revered by almost everyone out there, I was immediately intrigued. His biography (IT-man turned self-taught perfumer) does … Continue reading

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