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 [...]

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 [...]

Bebe Sheer Eau de Parfum by Bebe Review

Collage of Bebe Sheer perfume and its notes, including freesia, apple, jasmine, peony, sandalwood, citruses, and amber.

On first spray, this reminds me of trips to the indoor pool at the YMCA.Does Bebe Sheer by Bebe smell like [...]

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, [...]

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 [...]

Burberry Brit Eau de Parfum by Burberry Review

Collage of Burberry Brit and its notes, including vanilla, peony, amber, pear, almond, lime, sugar, tonka, and mahogany.

Despite the marketing, there is nothing here that feels particularly British or modern or traditional or clever. [...]

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 [...]

Un Jardin sur le Nil Eau de Toilette by Hermès Review

A collage of Un Jardin Sur Le Nil by Hermes and its notes, including mango, lotus, iris, amber, orange, carrot, and hyacinth.

Here is an example of an exquisitely original, complex, and fascinating scent that is still pretty and fresh [...]

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