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Eau De Parfum vs. Eau De Toilette: What is the Difference?
You may wonder what is the difference between Eau De Toilette (EDT) and Eau De Parfum (EDP)? The difference between both is pretty simple. The concentration of molecules or even pure perfume oil/material signifies whether a fragrance can be classified as an Eau De Toilette or an Eau de Parfume. The higher the concentration... More
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
The 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
Presenting NadiaZ mission and the author
The NadiaZ mission is to celebrate and care for diversity in all forms of life – as diverse and unique as each one of us. NadiaZ is an ethical and social company that supports the protection of biodiversity rather than overexploitation, mass production and unlimited growth. Its vision is to promote the creation of a virtuous... More
The cats ran away...
A non-rating comment from 2001 on "Coco Mademoiselle (Eau de Toilette)" featured on a review site made me chuckle. The nuances of the original got lost in my clumsy translation."Received the blotter and when I came homeboth our cats ran away :-DThe scent is sweet but also spicyappears to be generic and yet, it's not.Sorry, I'm not good with words, so my explanation... More
11 Silent Days of Scent
I suppose that if a person gets it into her head to go on a 10-day (really 11-day) Meditation Retreat, but can't go, and decides to turn off the cell and do it at home--if same person picks out 11 days of clothes, she certainly needs 11 days of scent. Yes?But which are most apropos for om? Being an addict (i.e., a perfumista), I've got a heck... More
State of Mind - Experiencing tea and fragrance together
French brand State of Mind combines two aromatic passions together - fragrance and tea. They bring us fragrances inspired by lesser known teas types (at least to me and the European market, I assume) with the accompanying teas to drink.In general I found the concept interesting and after some reports of the Esxence... More
Commodity Goods-Wool Review: A beautifully safe and pleasant fragrance!
From the first blast, this comes off as immediately fresh, probably from the lavender in the heart. So pleasant. There are citruses (mandarin orange, grapefruit) at top that I definitely get. Also a fresh and crisp apple note that is very apparent. A bright sweetness. There is also a clear herbal nature,... More