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11 Best Fig Perfumes – from beachy to cold night companions

In my previous article on fig, we broke down the composition of fig leaf fragrance accord. Understanding what facets it has makes it easier to imagine the versatile uses of fig in perfumes – be it highlighting the coconutty, lactonic...

Naomi Goodsir Cuir Velours | a fuzzy, smoky leather fragrance

When I saw a sample of Cuir Velours in a traveling perfume sample box, my first – involuntary – thought was – there are so many excellent leather fragrances. Why bother? Is there more to say and smell on the...

Tiare flower in perfume and tiare monoi oil – The complete guide

Tiare flower is a type of gardenia – gardenia tahitiensis (or taitensis) by its latin name. It is the national flower of Tahiti and Cook Islands and central to Polynesian culture and traditions. It has delicate white flowers with intoxicating,...

Marissa Zappas: Lilac Dream, The Sun Card & Violette Hay perfume review

The leaves are still just changing into their autumn festive colors, but it feels like Christmas to me already. A very fragrant one indeed. I have barely had the time to digest all the news and smells from the fall...

The chatter about the house of Guerlain and a masstige trend

Sustainability, oud fragrances, and more availability are coming from the house of Guerlain. And more changes are on the horizon by the end of 2022. Aqua Allegoria gets an environmentally conscious relaunch You may have noticed that at the begining...