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 [...]

Jessica McClintock Eau de Parfum by Jessica McClintock Review

Collage of Jessica McClintock perfume and its notes, including basil, lemon, lily of the valley, bergamot, jasmine and ylang.

Here's an unsweet perfume perfectly suited to a very sweet girl.Herbal and fresh, this is a perfect first [...]

Whispers of the Library Eau de Toilette by Maison Martin Margiela Review

Collage of Whispers in the Library Eau de Toilette and its notes, including vanilla, cedar, black pepper, and woody notes.

This isn't the literal smell of a book. Not even close. But it is a lovely academic sort of aromatic [...]

Burberry Brit Sheer Eau de Toilette by Burberry Review

Collage of Brit Sheer and its notes, including yuzu, mandarin orange, pineapple leaf, peony, peach blossom, lychee, and pear.

I'm learning there's more than one kind of soapy scent.There's fragrances that smell like bar soap, vintage, [...]

R.E.M. Eau de Parfum by Ariana Grande Review

Collage of REM by Ariana Grande and its notes, including lavender, zefir, salt, fig, caramel, quince, tonka, and sandalwood.

I'll admit I ordered this sample entirely for the zephyr note.Yes, reader, I am aware that zephyrs are a [...]

Soul of the Forest Eau de Parfum by Maison Martin Margiela Review

Collage of Soul of the Forest and its notes, including cassis, vetiver, oakmoss, labdanum, pimento, fir, cedar, and maple.

Knowing the Replica line, I'd expected Maison Martin Margiela's Soul of the Forest to be a recreation of a damp, [...]

Eau du Jour Eau de Parfum by Veronique Gabai Review

Collage of Eau du Jour by Veronique Gabai and its notes, including lemon, bergamot, ambergris, salt, sage, wood, and sugar.

When I was first getting into sampling fragrances, I'd always invite my friends to sniff what I'd call the scent [...]

Perry Woman Eau de Parfum by Perry Ellis Review

Collage of Perry Woman by Perry Ellis and its notes, including sandalwood, rose, orchid, lotus, water lily, and orris root.

Wow.Perry Ellis does it again.Just like Perry Man, here's another fragrance full of notes I'm usually [...]

Truth Sensual Bedtime Fragrance by Calvin Klein Review

Collage of Calvin Klein's Truth Sensual Bedtime Fragrance and its notes, including clover, bamboo, peony, mimosa, and amber.

The concept of "bedtime fragrances" has always made me giggle. It's such a brilliant way to market a linear scent [...]

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