Fragrance

Do note that I’m not a perfume afficionado and as such I will feature perfumes and fragrances but I will not review them, in the traditional sense. This is because I am not good at describing scent, and because I strongly believe that fragrance is much too personal to review and to attach pros and cons to. We all have our favourite scents so I will tell you about the ones I like (and dislike) but you will have to ultimately smell it for yourself.

Here’s a bit of trivia I picked up somewhere: Mother Nature never made anything black. So that black cat or dog of yours isn’t black, its a very deep shade of blue or purple. Its also why we rarely see black flowers. Well unless its dead So when you are faced with a fragrance named […]

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If there’s one thing I love other than beauty (naturallement!) is travel. Its what keeps me going at work, knowing that what I do helps fund my wanderlust. And when I travel, I rarely carry my favourite scents with me, because a) I don’t have miniatures of them;  b) some if not all bottles aren’t […]

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I love perfume ads… most of the time. Some are incredibly well executed, filmed as a mini movie. It usually involves a women, a man, romance, luxury, sensuality – everything that makes me want to at least take a sniff at the scent. Might it transport me to exotic places? Attract a stranger on a […]

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A year ago, I was introduced to one of Annick Goutal’s most popular scents, Petite Cherie. I learnt a few things about this lovely summery scent that smells of fresh peaches and pear, primarily that a new version is created each year by Camille, the beneficiary and muse of the very first Petite Cherie fragrance. […]

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