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AnthologyAnthology 16 days ago

AnthologyPerfume smelling – a short preview
Smelling a perfume is like transporting yourself into the world of senses. And what a wonderful world it is! Full of flavors and ingredients, some so familiar, some absolutely new, expecting to be discovered. The world around us is a fragrant world, full of scents and brightly colored flowers. How not to try to find out what story is hidden... More

SherryLarrySherryLarry 22 days ago

SherryLarryFragrance Blind Buys: What’s the Risk?
Fragrance is an invisible part of our everyday lifestyle, with the powerful after effect of being remembered long after people have seen you. It can enhance attractiveness, and can be the last piece of the missing puzzle that helps the person feel less stressed and even add a boost of confidence. However, you are the best person... More

AnthologyAnthology 23 days ago

AnthologyBest Violets Perfumes
Violets are spring flowers in the family Violaceae. There are 400-500 species. They are native to Northern Hemisphere and can be found in Hawaii, Australia and South America. Violets have heart shaped leaves and asymmetrical flowers. Flower colors vary and they can be violet, yellow, blue, white, cream. The Ancient Greeks considered violets symbol... More

AfreimannAfreimann 25 days ago

AfreimannThe Way It Makes You FEEL (signature scent)
Greetings and salutations, fellow fragrance enthusiasts! Right now, I'm fortunate enough to at this moment, bask in the warm, velvety opulent embrace of Jean Patou's classic, Joy (parfum). Wearing JOY, I always feel like this:ENYA - Caribbean BlueSitting in my office, Enya's "Caribbean Blue" sings out from my tiny BOSE and inside... More

Exciter76Exciter76 38 days ago

Exciter76And I'm Never Going Back to My Old School Said Steely Dan
Oh goodness. Why didn't the photographer pull me aside and ask me to fix my hair!? No matter. That was decades ago, right?Once again I felt compelled to write an entry based on an online forum discussion. The question: If you were a teen during the 1980s, what perfume(s) did you wear? Hmm, I barely qualified... More

ScentFanScentFan 49 days ago

ScentFanThree Lovelies - INTUITIVELY OBVIOUS TO THE CASUAL NOSE, 3
This is a comparison of three perfumes I recently tried that smelled similar to me. First I'll list them and their notes which are often not complete because perfumers don't like to show all their cards.RAINFLOWER by Neil MorrisFreesia, Night-blooming jasmine, Lilac, Gardenia, Pink hyacinth, Tulip, MuskJAPANESE... More

AnessaAnessa 91 days ago

Anessa"wow-factor"
I often see people judging a fragrance solely on the criterion whether it possesses "a certain wow-factor" or not. While the definition of such is still somewhat elusive to me, I had accepted it without much thought when I began on my review-reading journey.Some will nonetheless grant a neutral rating after admitting the fragrance is nothing 'unique', whereas... More

Franfan20Franfan20 100 days ago

Franfan20The Canadian Zoo - An Interview with Victor Wong
Animals in their natural habitat - to transform their habits, their smells, their being into fragrances; with this concept Victor Wong launched his brand Zoologist, which is now very popular with fragrance fans worldwide. Various independent perfumers create a fragrance for him that is inspired by a certain animal or can be attributed... More


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