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ElysiumElysium 9 days ago

Elysium​In Pursuit of Missy Spring
We are nearly close to the middle of March, yet the harsh Winter seems as though it doesn't wanna go away. It is a lazy Sunday evening, the rain is falling for two days now and outward it is pretty cold, yet too cold for the imminent springtime... Ouch, Missy Spring does wanna come later on this year!Notwithstanding, the smell is the most subtle... More

sebjarsebjar 12 days ago

sebjarMy Favorite Spring Scents 2018 | My Top 20 Spring Fragrances
It’s almost spring time. The flower will be blooming, the sun will be shining and we are ready for lighter and fresher fragrances, colognes, perfumes or scents to wear this season. This is my Top 20 Spring Fragrances video. My Favorite Spring Scents. If you notice when you are watching this video that not all the fragrances... More

sebjarsebjar 13 days ago

sebjarMy Top 5 Jovoy Fragrances
This is my Top 5 Jovoy Fragrances video that made it live a few days ago. These are my favorite Jovoy Perfumes. I know I have not sampled every single one of the Jovoy lineup but I have these five and love these fragrances. Jovoy is a French Niche Perfume house from Paris. The name Jovoy comes from Blanche Arvoy who was nicknamed Jo. So the words... More

DorothyGraceDorothyGrace 18 days ago

DorothyGraceThree Blind Buys
To the tune of Three Blind Mice, let all who plead guilty sing it:Three blind buysThree blind buysSee what you've doneSee what you've doneYou dug around in the bargain boxPicked up some boxes that matched your frocksThe smell of the fragrances gave you shocksThree blind buys.Casmir eau de parfum by Chopard I had a cute little sample bottle of Casmir edp when... More

ScentFanScentFan 20 days ago

I did have good intentions in setting out to duplicate that magic soap of 30+ years ago. A Copra-olive (olive and coconut), I scented it with Jasmine, Lavender and Sandalwood — gorgeous extracts not affordably available today. I have a very old Jasmine Sambac though, from Bulk Apothecary whose offerings today aren't always what... More

ElysiumElysium 24 days ago

ElysiumZARA Rides the Biggest Waves Ever Surfed - Teahupoo, Pipeline, and Waimea
ZARA is back with 3 brand new scents. This time ZARA takes you on a harrowing ride around the world in search of the world’s deadliest waves: Pipeline, Teahupoo, and Waimea. Each scent's box has a sort of stylized wave embossed and colored with different shades of ocean's green. The bottles within... More

ScentFanScentFan 41 days ago

ScentFanSoap Homecoming 3 - Discoveries
THE TFM OF SOAP - WHO KNEW?Did you know soaps were once graded for quality and, in India still are? The decisive measure is called TFM - Total Fatty Matter. It describes the percentage of fat in the soap which equates to how well it cleans and how good it is for skin. Once upon a time, "toilet "soaps were graded as follows:Grade 1 - min 75%Grade... More

Exciter76Exciter76 64 days ago

Exciter76Comparing Top Tens... Then & Now
When I first joined I created lists and posted them in my first blog post. I like lists. I'm a Virgo so I can't help myself. Lists are fun! One of those lists included a Top Ten of my favorite scents. I was so sure that list was never going to change. I have to say, for the most part, it didn't change as much as I thought it would.... More

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