Saltus Eau de Parfum by Liquides Imaginaires Review

Collage of Saltus by Liquides Imaginaires and its notes, including camphor, eucalyptus, incense, styrax, patchouli and tonka.

My first thoughts on smelling Saltus, in approximate order:Oh, that's camphor.A lot of camphor.Wow, [...]

Matcha Meditation Eau de Toilette by Maison Martin Margiela Review

Collage of Matcha Meditation by Maison Martin Margiela and its notes, including white chocolate, matcha, neroli, and oakmoss.

Time for some Matcha Cogitation about Matcha Meditation, a fragrance of great Matcha Delectation. My Matcha [...]

Mitsouko Eau de Toilette by Guerlain Review

Collage of Mitsouko and its notes, including peach, rose, oakmoss, spices, vetiver, lilac, amber, ylang ylang, and jasmine.

It's so hard to write about our favorites, isn't it?Though I now favor the Eau de Parfum, the Eau de Toilette [...]

The Other Smelly COVID-19 Symptom No One Talks About

Collage of a dog nose, a wooden trowel filled with black pepper, and a gray spiky coronavirus ball.

At this point, we've all heard that many people lose their sense of smell for a period of time after contracting [...]

Lucky You for Women Eau de Toilette by Liz Claiborne Review

Collage of Lucky You by Liz Claiborne and Lucky Brand and its notes, including poppy, water hyacinth, peony, and sandalwood.

I've seen Lucky You for Women denoted as a release from both Liz Claiborne and Lucky Brand. So which is it?The [...]

Rouge Eau de Parfum by Comme des Garçons Review

Collage of Rouge by Eau des Garcons and its notes: mint, beets, ginger, pink pepper, labdanum, patchouli, and incense.

Comme des Garçons' Rouge is ginger through and through. Not a dry, powdered ginger you might bake with, or a [...]

Umé Eau de Parfum by Keiko Mecheri Review

Collage of Ume by Keiko Mecheri and its notes, including plum, camellia, wisteria, may rose, persimmon, hinoki, and almond.

The Lion and the Unicorn were fighting for the crown:The Lion beat the Unicorn all around the town.Some gave them [...]

Here’s Why Luxury Car Brands Make Perfumes and Colognes

Collage of a Ferrari model car and luxury car logos including Mustang, Mercedes, Bentley, Alfa Romeo, Lamborghini and Jaguar.

Ferrari. Bugatti. Ducati. Lamborghini. Mustang.What do all these brand names have in common?They're all [...]

Lacoste Pour Femme Eau de Parfum by Lacoste Review

Collage of Lacoste Pour Femme and its notes, including heliotrope, black pepper, violet, apple, labdanum, woods, and suede.

I wanted to like this because it has an alligator on it, and I like alligators. Something about that logic must [...]


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