Tag Archives: spices

Back To The Future – Review: Serge Lutens Feminité du Bois

In science-fictions books or movies time travel is a regular occurrence. Do you know those scenes when the protagonist visits his younger self to give some essential advice that eventually saves the world? Well, if I had the chance to give … Continue reading

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Spice Up Your Life! – Review: Hermessence Poivre Samarcande

Poivre Samarcande, one of the four originally released Hermessences, is consistently described as masculine, which is why a sample has been languishing in my sample box for the longest time, unsniffed and ignored. I am so glad I finally got around to trying it. … Continue reading

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Ambivalence – Review: Hermes Un Jardin Aprés La Mousson

Un Jardin aprés la Mousson, a garden after the Monsoon, is a creation by Jean-Claude Ellena for Hermes from 2008, the third in the Jardins series. The notes include cardamom, coriander, pepper, ginger, ginger flower and vetiver accord. I like to … Continue reading

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Heaven Scent – Review: Caron Parfum Sacré

Parfum Sacré by Caron makes winter livable. Ever since I am a perfume aficionado (phew, thank Goodness, I thought of a word in time: freak, nerd, addict and many more came to mind first ;)) I love the cold, the snow, the … Continue reading

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