Tag Archives: Ambergris

Luxurious Bargain – Review: Hermès L’Ambre de Merveilles

Lately my perfume habits have changed dramatically. I’ve gone from testing four of five perfumes a day, to craving and wearing a single one for a week or more at a time. That development has it’s positive and negative sides. … Continue reading

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Water Of Wonders- Review: Hèrmes Eau de Merveilles

Water of Wonders, Eau de Merveilles has an excellent name, an unusual bottle (by Serge Mansau) and is an unusual perfume. It is meant to showcase an unusual ingredient as well – Ambergris. Ambergris is a secretion of the sperm whale, it floats … Continue reading

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Review, Interrupted: Balmain Ambre Gris

First things first: 1. I really like this fragrance. 2. I really hate the stopper. And as long as there is this indescribable golden golf ball in the picture, I am unable to concentrate. Now, isn´t that much better… Balmain … Continue reading

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