Founded a truly and highly respected charity- A fund to beautify NY, which is widely regarded as having created a way to sustain NYC parks 4. had the good luck to grow u p in Hawaii (how wonderful) and then move to NY in her 20′s, (oh to be young and cool in NY) But what really gets me is...

There IS a mention of a candle though So I finally had a chance to get to the big city again for an afternoon of decent perfume sniffing and managed to catch up on some recent and not so recent releases and take home a bunch of samples. Some brief impressions- Bottega Veneta – I can see why...

The usual routine for an open thread poll: talk about anything you like — the perfume you're wearing today, the perfume wish you'd stocked up on before it disappeared, the latest bad reformulation you discovered, whatever. Or, ask a question about fragrance, then see if anyone else has asked...

Before we begin today's poll, a couple quick pieces of business. First, no posts tomorrow or Monday. (Happy 4th of July to everyone who is celebrating!) We'll be back on Tuesday, and the 2nd quarter damage poll will be coming up on Thursday, so dig out all those receipts. Today, the usual...

Notes on Luckyscent are: black coconut, night queen, tiger lily, neroli, ylang ylang, ginger, basil. It is NOT like ginger tea, though. But the one I think you will WANT is Jacomo Art Collection #08. It is just the ticket and has a very refreshing ginger tea aspect. (The Non-Blonde in her...

I sure wish it was a sunny day instead of rainy and then it would make it perfect! I'll go running in it soon... Last night I wore Sonoma Scent Studio's Lieu de Reves and am in love with how perfect of a bedtime scent it is. TY Ann! I love my kitty Kinky Boy as he sleeps on my lap right now...

I meant to get this poll up and running first thing this morning, but our internet access is not working so well today (so I also don't know for sure that I'll be able to join in the discussion). Better late than never? The usual open thread: talk about anything you like — the perfume you're...

For this weekend, the standard open thread routine: talk about anything you like — the perfume you're wearing today, the perfume you liked better than you thought you would, whatever. Or, ask a question about fragrance, then see if anyone else has asked a question that you can...

Fortunately for me, most of my vintage favorites (especially Lanvin Arpege and My Sin) were really popular and common in their heyday, so they are not hard to find at a reasonable price. One of my favorite perfume notes is civet, which has been in disuse for some time – except for a few niche...

Light and non-greasy (I'm in my mid-50′s and have oily and fairly sensitive skin). A combination light moisturizer/sunscreen would be ideal. 3. Can be used near eyes without making me cry. 4. One product for face and body, please. I really like to keep "beauty" routines simple. 5. Waterproof...

 

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