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...

There's a life with no lemmings! Maybe I have been too sample-crazy and just completely sent my nose and tastes floating around with no compass or a map? Anyway, I've been thinking about Bois des Iles Cuir de Russie #5 Coco Chant d'Aromes Liu and Vol de Nuit (of course) Some other contenders...

co/nzWCFMEg Luckyscent is getting Mary Greenwell Plum, yay! Hear it's great. (Thanks for the news, Kim) "A Canadian perfumer in Sweden" Ben Gorham of Byredo talks to the National Post http://t.co/K6WsCXxq Laurice Rahme at Saks New York on 12/17 from 1 - 6 to introduce New York Amber &...

I've been busy sampling: Jour d'Hermes: enjoyed opening; drydown too musky BV orig and eau legere: neither worked for me Marni (from scentstrip in Mar Vogue) smells oriental, don't do fragrances in the oriental category FK Amyris, liked but not enough to purchase Vert pour Madam: enjoying...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Even when I had a 'signature scent', I would be driven to unfaithfulness by needing other things at the height of summer, or in the morning...now I have a collection to play with! SOTD is vintage Poison, which prompted me to reply to hessed about the drop-dead Rubj. I missed owning Poison...

 

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