the aromas of Chinese and Japanese teas; Asian incense; vegetal bamboo; water lily; lotus; chrysanthemum; simmering rice; yuzu; Buddha's hand citrus, but, so far, By Kilian's Asian Tales perfumes don't smell "Asian" at all (marketing trumps content). As with many By Kilian perfumes, Bamboo...

Marc Jacobs Daisy Eau So Fresh ~ perfume review Posted by Robin on 8 February 2011 Daisy Eau So Fresh is the latest from Marc Jacobs , and it's reportedly going for a younger audience than the original (and very popular) Marc Jacobs Daisy . Daisy, which came out in 2007 (time flies!) had a...

A harmonious duo of sparkling Grapefruit zest and Reseda blossom, underlined by dewy Water Lily to awaken the senses. In the heart, the majestic Jasmine Sambac enhances the evanescent magnolia giving an impression of quiet water sliding over Cardamom and Vetiver, like Chinese ink slides over...

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I am frequently forced to "research" the "celebrities" whose perfumes I review here, but even I know who Madonna is, and so I assume you do too. An informal survey of young people (ok, I just asked my tween son) reveals that her fame is wide enough to cross generational boundaries, but Truth...

I am a huge Taylor Swift fan but even if I wasn't, I'd still want this perfume. Not only is the packaging absolutely gorgeous, but this is a scent that I think a lot of people will like. I'm certainly not a pro at reviewing perfumes, so if anything this post gives you pictures of one of the...

Cream SPF 27 PA++ I previously reviewed, another BB cream that debuted at Sephora this summer was Dr. Jart Water Fuse Beauty Balm SPF 25 PA++. Dr. Jart Water Fuse BB Cream Made with 50% water, the Water Fuse Beauty Balm is oil-free and uses an advanced Water Bead Technology to help...

not niche, that Love and Tears (Surrender) launched last year and I promptly forgot all about it, even though it's a jasmine soliflore, a category of perfumes that I have some interest in, and even though I apparently got a sample shortly after it launched. Love and Tears is by perfumer...

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It's an aquatic lily fragrance that seems better suited to an air freshener or a laundry detergent than a $225 perfume. I spent about 20 minutes trying to expand that description into a legitimate paragraph, but I honestly couldn't think of anything more to say about Water...

 

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