Wild Flowers & Weeds from Jo Malone

It's not easy to write about perfume when you haven't had the chance to smell it, but let's just say I like the concept of this collection from Jo Malone, and I am sure they smell beautiful. The Wild Flowers & Weeds collection is the latest limited edition special collection launched by the fragrance brand, and it's nice - a fragrant voyage along a winding river, the press info says. There are five limited edition scents in this … [Read more...]

Love(ly) Scents!

It's Valentine's Day this week. Maybe it's Galentine's Day?  Or just Thursday. Celebrate it or not, here are some love(ly) scents that might be a nice gift, make a nice gift, or just be a gift to yourself! 1. If you are a fan of the DKNY Be Delicious fragrances, then here's another! DKNY Be Delicious Mai Tai EDT is part of the Pool Party line just launched. Pretty in pink packaging, this has top notes of pink pepper, cassis, and orange oil, a … [Read more...]

National Fragrance Day Scents

It's National Fragrance Day, so I have spent today immersed in the gorgeous aroma of my favourite scents -and a few new ones,and now I am sharing them all with you! Fragrance is a powerful thing. It is the most powerful memory-inducer I can think of, it changes our mood, it enhances our personality - a lot more than just make us smell good. But it does that too, of course. There are so many perfumes on offer these days, it's hard to … [Read more...]

Valentine’s fragrance – feisty or floral?

Yay, it's Valentine's Day this weekend. That means love hearts, flowers, romantic meals, maybe proposals of marriage, and if not, well, at least a new perfume, right?! But are you a feisty fragrance kinda gal, or do you prefer a more feminine, floral scent? We've picked four of each and given them a sniff - now all you have to do is get this blog post under the right nose! Let's start with feisty fragrances. Not a big floral fan? Like something … [Read more...]

Estee Lauder Modern Muse Chic

After the mega-launch - and success - of Estee Lauder's Modern Muse fragrance, their first in years, it's no surprise they are now launching a new version of it. You can read about the original Modern Muse on last year's blog post here, and now I'll try and explain the differences in the new one! Modern Muse Chic represents the bold, daring, creative side of a Modern Muse, say Estee Lauder. In fragrance terms, it's a Vivid Woody Floral. Which is … [Read more...]