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 [...]

Deep Red Eau de Parfum by Hugo Boss Review

Collage of Deep Red by Hugo Boss and its notes, including vanilla, pear, blood orange, clementine, freesia, and sandalwood.

Sometimes a perfume note pyramid looks so interesting on paper, only for it to turn out that the base notes hog [...]

Five O’Clock Au Gingembre Eau de Parfum by Serge Lutens Review

Collage of Five O'Clock Au Gingembre by Serge Lutens and its notes, including cinnamon, ginger, cinnamon, bergamot, and tea.

Five O'Clock Au Gingembre is delicious without being gourmand, woody without being wooden, and down-to-earth [...]

Curve Crush for Women Eau de Toilette by Liz Claiborne Review

Collage of Curve Crush for Women and its notes, including milk, ginger, cinnamon, pepper, cherry, tea, vanilla, and cardamom.

This one makes me think of that nursery rhyme:"What are little girls made of?What are little girls made [...]

Curve Chill for Women Eau de Toilette by Liz Claiborne Review

Collage of Curve Chill for Women by Liz Claiborne and its notes, including sweet pea, peony, freesia, ginger, lemon, and tea.

This is not the perfume I expected it to be.Curve Chill doesn't strike me as chill. It isn't cool or laid back [...]

The Ruthless Countess Dorothea Eau de Parfum by Penhaligon’s Review

Collage of The Ruthless Countess Dorothea by Penhaligon's and its notes, including sage, white wine, ginger, and vanilla.

The marketing is amusingly correct on this one: this is a rich middle-aged white lady smell. The amusing part is [...]

Y Eau de Parfum by Yves Saint Laurent Review

Collage of Y Eau de Parfum by YSL and its notes, including apple, bergamot, juniper, vetiver, sage, calones, and ginger.

Ah, the latest fresh blue aromatic scent at the forefront of men's designer fragrance. Arguably the new Dior [...]

Twilly Eau Ginger Eau de Parfum by Hermès Review

A collage of Twilly Eau Ginger perfume by Hermes and its notes, including peony, ginger, and cedar.

I am finding Hermès' Twilly Eau Ginger quite difficult to describe.Not because it's complex: quite the [...]

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