Tag Archives: Incense

How To Shine – Review: Xerjoff Casamorati 1888 Bouquet Idèale

What sets Bouquet Idèale apart from the rest of the Xerjoffs, is not only its name, that for once is closer to what perfumes are normally named, but the fact that this seemingly so unimaginative name, is a joke. There … Continue reading

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The Scent Of Silence – Review: Comme des Garcons Kyoto

Sometimes I crave silence more than anything else. I love my sons, but their constant, and I mean CONSTANT blabbering, is sometimes hard to take. I am glad they are lively and love to talk, I am glad they want … Continue reading

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Wow, Wazamba!!! – Review: Parfum d’Empire Wazamba

I wanted to wait with the review of Wazamba until fall, when its incense and spice glory would be more season-appropriate, but I cannot hold back, I’ll remind you in October, okay? Wazamba, a 2009 release by Parfum d’Empire founder and perfumer … Continue reading

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Happy Buddha – Review: Aftelier Perfumes Candide

Incense fragrances, while beloved by many, myself included, carry a certain gravitas, a solemnity that often precludes other feelings. Wearing incense perfumes induces a mood of somber reflection, it can inspire awe and calm, quiet and spirituality. It can evoke … Continue reading

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Forest of Smoke – Review: Armani Privé Bois d’Encens

Armani Privé is a line I always admired from afar, I liked what I saw, but did not even attempt to smell what was inside those pretty wooden bottles. Don’t ask me why, I don’t know… When my interest in … Continue reading

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Incense With A Smile- Review: Heeley Cardinal

I heard many good things about Heeley Perfumes in general and Cardinal especially. So what else can the devoted Perfumista do, but get in gear and try to acquire a sample. I was haunting The Perfumed Court for a very … Continue reading

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Olfactoria In Dreamland – Why I wear Perfume To Bed

Do not fear! This is not going to be a TMI post. 🙂 I love to select a perfume at night to wear to bed (to sleep!), just as I select one in the morning before I start my day. … Continue reading

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Love and The Carpet – Review: Amouage Epic Woman

I admire Amouage. It looks so exotic, so expensive and incredibly luxurious. Until recently I was just fine going on admiring Amouage from afar. Which was a near perfect solution for my pocket book as well as my phantasy life, … 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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Short But Sweet! – Scent Of The Day

Even though I have not been blogging for long, it has quickly grown into an activity I enjoy very much, rather than a chore (that´s how it should be I guess;)), so when I cannot do my usual routine of … Continue reading

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