Tag Archives: Huitième Art

Instant Gratification – Review: Parfumerie Generale Liqueur Charnelle

By Tara There are a fair few louche, boozy scents out there but what sets apart Liqueur Charnelle is the clever frosted raspberries accord. Tart, icy and unexpected, it lifts this dissolute fragrance out of the ordinary and gives it … Continue reading

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Powder Puff – Review: Huitieme Art Parfums Poudre de Riz

By Tara Rice is one of the notes I’m drawn to in perfumery. It’s unusual and I like the way it can be comforting or chic. In Champaca by Ormonde Jayne it has the aroma of basmati rice and in … Continue reading

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The Swan – Review: Huitième Art Myrrhiad

Gold, Frankincense and Myrrh was what the three wise men brought to the baby Jesus in his manger. They were the most precious gifts of the time and although that may have changed over the centuries, I still would be … Continue reading

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Looking For Spring With Pierre Guillaume – Review: Huitieme Art Vohina

Every year around this time, I abandon all my heavy ambers and blankety comfort scents and start raiding my perfume closet and sample boxes, looking for spring. Every year around this time, I have had it with winter, with the … 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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