Anessa
Anessa

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Anessa
Users Anessa 100.000 perfumes in the databank - congratulations to Parfumo and thank you to the research people! - 20 months ago

Anessa
Registered since 20.08.2015
262 Statements
286 Perfume Tags
21 Awards for Photos
14 Awards for Blog
5030 perfumes added
8149 perfumes revised

Latest Reviews

148 days ago
L'Eau Jolie by Lolita Lempicka

L'Eau Jolie„Not Lolita, for better or for worse”
While I admire the older design bottles of this brand, I must admit that none of the originals really appealed to me scent-wise. Be that as it may, I had some expectations for L'Eau Jolie because many reviewers seemed to embrace this flanker as finally...

150 days ago
Scent 6.5
Secrets d'Essences - Neroli by Yves Rocher

Secrets d'Essences - Neroli„Milky White”
Secrets d'Essences Neroli is not only about the namesake note but also the various parts of the sweet and bitter orange tree. I am wondering if the latter fact could also be partly responsible for the distinct shifts in my perception of this perfume over a couple of years. It...

Latest Statements

This one only blooms in heat, just made for vacances far away - sipping iced lemon tea on the terrace, surrounded by exotic bright florals.+2
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Intense spiciness contrary to the lucid bottle, nothing lovely. Would personally prefer this as a potpourri or soap scent, not as a perfume.+4
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Almost same notes like Gucci Bloom except for the missing iris. Anyone already tested?
Lemony jasmine tea soap on my hot skin vs. jasmine-lemon candy w/almost melon-like green sweetness on the colder part. Where's the gardenia?+3
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Resembles the current 1881, more floral. Long-lasting w/ a prominent dry herbal note for an almost unisex, strong character. Will polarise.
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After the breakfast, you can wash the croissant flakes off your fingers with the floral liquid soap making your hands smell cool and clean.+1
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Ninfea Ninfea - Blumarine   Anessa 10 months ago
We meet again, "L'Eau par Kenzo pour Homme"--a bit more floral&feminine in a different bottle. Great projection. Creamy herbaceous aquatic.+1
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Despite my fears of honey, no Scandal. Golden&warm, 'terra ambrata'. Could be unisex. Personally, couldn't smell any similarities to Mon G.+4
Ylang contained, as on bottle label+to my nose, clearly present at the lovely sweet yet brief opening. Faint jasmine dominates the rest.+2
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One of the line that could actually be worn. Non-sirupy raspberry candy similar to Flowerparty w/o the rose, a zestier red fruit cocktail.+2
6.5

Perfume Blog

2 years 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...

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LucielizLucieliz 141 days ago
Thank you for your welcome! I'm so happy here, I love the site! Cheers!
QuercusAlbusQuercusAlbus 16 months ago
And when I say 'thorough' music, this does not necessarily amount to being stuck up. Learning to enjoy Beethoven, Tchaikovsky, etc, has actually resulted in my enjoying ~Obsession~ by Animoto or ~Funky Town~ by Lips Inc all the more also; & likewise, learning to actually enjoy ~Diagilev~ by Roja Dove has actually helped me to enjoy ~Dot~ by Marc Jacobs, etc.
QuercusAlbusQuercusAlbus 16 months ago
Glad you took it with goodwill, my implying that you might have a mental block. Thought as I wrote "this might be a tad bold"! But what you said about attributing personalities to perfumes is fascinating. I think I attribute personalities to them also, but probably not in so intense or concrete a way, I suspect. I think my best analogy is music, actually, and certainly, at least with °thorough° music - really seriously carefully constructed stuff, particularly classical, but not necessarily that only - ones perception is usually in the direction of increasing appreciation: learning to °get° the more technical & deeper pieces, and then that feeding back into perceiving anew some piece one already knows but has overlooked somewhat, etc. So ones °compass° of music is usually expanding - a contraction is a rare thing, I should think.
MiaTrostMiaTrost 17 months ago
Search, and you shall not find! haha!! God one! :D
MiaTrostMiaTrost 17 months ago
Marvelling at your beautiful banner. :)
CrypticCryptic 19 months ago
There's something so whimsical about the combination of signs and elements in Eastern astrology: metal monkey, fire horse, water pig... :)
Exciter76Exciter76 19 months ago
Hey there sister Virgo!
Wrs67Wrs67 2 years ago
Danke für das Wilkommen, Anessa. Ich kann nur ein weniger Deutsch sprechen.
CincyCincy 2 years ago
Thanks for your nice comments on my photos.
MrFumejunkieMrFumejunkie 2 years ago
thank you, anessa. that's what i always try to do, create 'associated imagery'.