DorothyGrace
DorothyGrace

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DorothyGraceDorothyGrace 152 days ago
Coriandre (Eau de Parfum) - Jean Couturier

Coriandre (Eau de Parfum) Winter no, Summer yes.
When I bought and tried this in Spring 2019 I found it awful The note pyramid made this edp sound like just my cup of tea. The base notes looked just right, dry, woody, maybe a bit bitter, lots of lovely flowers in the middle, nice aldehydic...

DorothyGraceDorothyGrace 11 months ago
White Rose (Eau de Toilette) - Floris

White Rose (Eau de Toilette) Underplayed rosey white musk
Hard to explain just how nondescript this is on me. A vaguely rosey white musk, soft and clean. My nan (born late 1890s) used to have a dab of lavender water on a hanky in her handbag if she was going out and needed to be posh. The strength...

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Similar to Fracas tuberose, plus lemon geranium. Rather harsh. I put nut oil/patchouli/rose over top to soften - better balance for me.
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8
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4
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6
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Chestnut dries down to sweet, dirty, balsamic, tonka type of affair. Great short opening, poor middle and no nothing dry down on me.
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8
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5
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7
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Overpowering Eucalyptus and Camphor. Medicinal and raw.
0.5
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5
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Very dirty smell on me, like Marmite, balsam, and a bitter myrhh. A bit dirty animalic. Meaty sweet.
Pretty dense.
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10
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6
Sillage
8
Bottle
Old fashioned perfumy bath cubes. Interesting flurry on application ends up like Green Tea by Elizabeth Arden. Lasts full 24 hours on me.
I recall who/where I first smelt Poison - so memorable. Rich, fruity plum, a discord of anise. It's had its heart reformulated out of it.
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Can't find this listed on the Caron perfume website. Hope it hasn't been discontinued. Oh bother. I'll keep an eye on the discount sites.
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10
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7
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10
Bottle
Huge aldehydes. Reminds Caleche Soie de Parfum, Arpege, Beautiful. Benzoin & vanilla like Tabu without spice. Successful blind buy. Smile.
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5
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Very strong benzoin and vanilla all the way almost completely obliterating the animal fur and woods. Wears pretty linear on me.
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Fresh & cool. Cedar? Amber. Very like an aftershave. Similar in style to Anarchiste (Caron). Not mint but something cool like mint.

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MiaTrostMiaTrost 5 years ago
Lovely poems! Welcome to Parfumo. :)
GothicHeartGothicHeart 5 years ago
What's eating me about all these reformulations is the fact that no matter how forwarned you might be, your forearm is going to be occasionally bitten. Thanks a million and welcome to Parfumo!
DonVanVlietDonVanVliet 5 years ago
Welcome to Parfumo! ;) I hope you like it!
DenoulaDenoula 5 years ago
Hi Dorothy Grace! Good to see you here.