Tag Archives: Coconut

Coconut Cooler – Review: Heeley Coccobello

By Tara Not for the first time, I’m in the minority by not being a fan of coconut perfumes. I think coconut can be great when it’s in the mix (as it is in Nuxe Prodigieux Le Parfum or Fils … Continue reading

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My Summer Crush – Review: Nuxe Prodigieux Le Parfum

By Tara The dry oil Huile Prodigieuse by French skincare and cosmetics brand Nuxe, has been a cult beauty product for a number of years. Suitable for face, body and hair, it is a “must-pack” for those in the know … Continue reading

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Monday Question – Is There A Note In Perfume You Are Obsessed With?

Is there a particular note you seek out in every perfume you smell? Do you crave some notes more than others? Do you obsess over one note? My Answer: I go from one mini-obsession to next, but there are some … 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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Olfactoria And The Giant Peach – Review: Parfums MDCI Péché Cardinal

All the fragrances of Parfums MDCI that I have tried so far, I have liked a lot (Enlèvement au Serail, Promesse de L’Aube, La Belle Hélène), but not so much as to invest in a full bottle. Now that has … Continue reading

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Big Summer Giveaway! – Honoré des Pres Love Coconut and Vamp à NY

Thorough scientific work bears fruit, people! 🙂 Do you remember my study about the intricate relationship of men and coconut? Obviously this post also resonated with the lovely (male) people of Honoré des Pres, since they contacted me with an … Continue reading

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Men Love Coconut – Scientific Treatise And Review: Honoré des Pres Love Coco

Recently during a discussion with friends about – what else? – perfume, a Perfumista friend’s husband said something along the lines of: I only love one smell, I don’t need a woman to smell of perfume, not even the most … Continue reading

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