Santal Majuscule Eau de Parfum by Serge Lutens Review

Collage of Santal Majuscule and its notes, including tonka bean, chocolate, cocoa, rose, rosewood, and old books.

"Hop on the majuscule bus!" My boyfriend, who never seems to tire of this joke, every single time I wear this [...]

Bee Extrait de Parfum by Zoologist Review

Collage of Bee perfume by Zoologist and its notes including honey, beeswax, heliotrope, labdanum, benzoin, tonka and incense.

You know when you covet a purchase so intensely you spend every spare minute ogling it online, comparing reviews, [...]

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, [...]

Lost Cherry Eau de Parfum by Tom Ford Review

Collage of Lost Cherry by Tom Ford and its notes, including cherry, almond, vanilla, liquor, cinnamon, wood, amber, and plum.

This smells like most expensive cherry chapstick ever to exist. And then it is gone.Tom Ford's Lost Cherry is [...]

Datura Noir Eau de Parfum by Serge Lutens Review

Collage of Datura Noir by Serge Lutens and its notes, including vanilla, almond, coconut, tonka, heliotrope, and apricot.

Even after several wears, I'm still figuring out my feelings about this one.My first thought upon sampling was [...]

Ambre Narguile Eau de Toilette by Herm├Ęs Review

Collage of Ambre Narguile by Hermes and its notes, including vanilla, cinnamon, honey, tonka bean, tobacco, caramel, and rum.

I spent a long while deliberating between trying this one and some spin-off like Parfums de Marly's Oajan or House [...]

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 [...]

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 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. [...]

The Scentaur

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