DalilaB 9 months ago
The scent of life events, does it exist ?
Saturday morning, it’s cloudy and miserable outside. It is a blanket, hot cocoa kind of morning minus the rain. I do my language training while sipping my drink and stare at my perfume collection. What perfume sums up my mood today? Spicy? Gourmand ? But definitely cosy scent. I’ve been dousing myself in Epic woman lately, I can’t get enough of this...
DalilaB 12 months ago
By the time I strolled down to the florists, roses were sold out. All I could buy were tulips, which I find so beautiful to paint but not to smell. I passed on the tulips and continued my way to the supermarket and there again, tulips and orchids were on display and some roses arranged in overly priced heart shaped boxes. I suppose this will look beautiful on a table...
DalilaB 1 year ago
Chasing the dopamine high… the way of the fraghead?
With social media, we’ve become accustomed to associating with like minded souls where we amplify our pleasure by echoing similar opinions, likes or dislikes. Just like that and in few weeks, I went from a solo fragrance enthusiast to a member of a tribe, few tribes actually. It’s awesome, I learned a lot and I met beautiful...
DalilaB 2 years ago
Reigniting the spark
Over the past few months I felt my enthusiasm and love for fragrances dwindling! I stand every morning staring at my collection, mindlessly picking up one bottle after another sniff the cap and going beautiful but not today.. not in the mood for this one or that one until I have smelled most of them then pick a safe one and off I go. I have even gone two days without perfume! What’s...
DalilaB 2 years ago
When I started my fragrance journey, I came across lots of fragrances that captured my senses. There was the gourmand, the oriental, the floral.. too many of them that smelled divine and unique. Well, that was my first dive into niche perfumery. I had a perfect mentor who came prepared with 5 or 6 bottles of fragrances he thought would be a good start for a perfume enthusiast. They were...
DalilaB 3 years ago
This was my first encounter with niche perfumery, winter of 2015 in Cologne, Germany. By that time, I was on my quest you o finding the perfect perfume. I got into the habit of sampling main stream fragrances in my local mall, eagerly waiting for new releases that would bring that « perfect perfume » . On a night wander in town, we went into a fancy mall or rather a collection...