Vetiver Eau de Toilette by Guerlain Review

Collage of Guerlain's Vetiver and its notes, including sage, bergamot, lemon, civet, myrrh, nutmeg, tea, tonka, and oakmoss.

Vetiver is not some sort of vetiver quasi-soliflor, but, rather, a well-balanced and ingenious flourish, filled [...]

Burberry Brit Rhythm for Women Eau de Toilette by Burberry Review

Collage of Burberry Brit Rhythm for Women and its notes, including lavender, aldehydes, iris, petalia, pink pepper, and wood.

Burberry Brit Rhythm for Women is a prime example of a perfectly good fragrance bungled by an inept marketing [...]

Devil’s Nightcap Eau de Parfum by Lush Review

A collage of Devil's Nightcap by Lush and its notes, including oakmoss, orange blossom, ylang-ylang, oak, and clary sage.

This fragrance reminds me of a particular William Wordsworth sonnet, "The World Is Too Much With Us":The world [...]

Le Jardin de Monsieur Li Eau de Toilette by Hermès Review

A collage of Le Jardin de Monsieur Li by Hermès and some of its notes, including kumquat, mint, cool water, and jasmine.

This is my favorite Jardin so far for its beauty in simplicity: refreshing polished greens and jasmine with hints [...]

L’Homme Ideal Eau de Toilette by Guerlain Review

A collage of L'Homme Ideal by Guerlain and its notes, including rosemary, orange, vetiver, orange blossom, and almonds.

"This is a man!" the rosemary yells."A delicate one!" the flower whispers."Why am I here?" the citrus [...]

The Scentaur

The Scentaur