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Perfume

Gucci Bloom Smells Like Skin Kissed By Flowers

  I was awaiting the launch of Gucci Bloom perfume on pins and needles. Photos of the campaign, shot by Toronto’s incredibly talented artist Petra Collins, and the stunning bottle were leaking online before the release and tempting me with…

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The Glorious 90s Aquatic Perfume Genre Is Back & I’m Loving It

The aquatic genre of perfume is contentious. Aquatic, marine and oceanic scents are often have love it or hate it kind of scent. Perfumes like Davidoff Cool Water and Aqua di Gio took over at the counters, along with Polo…

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MY INVISIBLE TATTOO, MY FRAGRANCE, MON GUERLAIN: Review

Guerlain just released a new perfume, with the ethereal Angelina Jolie as the face/muse.  Her love for Guerlain started young, with her mother using Guerlain’s iconic powder, which has a distinct scent of violets and a hint of the divine Guerlinade, that…

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GIFTS FOR MOMS OR ANYONE WHO LIKES THIS STUFF

Mother’s Day means spring to me. Sunshine, trees bursting into leaf, flowers popping up out of cold soil, grass getting greener and fresh lovely smells in the air. This year, we had record rainfalls where I live, lots of flooding,…

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Le Jardin Retrouvé Niche Perfumes: Review

A quick reading of the history of Le Jardin Retrouvé Perfumes reads a bit like a fairy tale. The original perfumer, Yuri Gutzatz, survived Nazis and war in Europe. He moved to Paris and was hired by a perfume company…

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Guerlain Shalimar Holiday Makeup Collection by Natalia Vodianova

For the first time, Guerlain creates in partnership with Natalia Vodianova, Souffle d’Or de Shalimar, a fine shimmery gold powder perfumed with Shalimar Souffle de Parfum fragrance. In collaboration with Olivier Echaudemaison, Creative Director of Guerlain, she has created her…

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7 Sexy Vanilla Perfumes For Grown-Ups

When I worked in retail and distribution of perfumes, I learned fairly quickly that one universal note was a perennial favourite. It was the note that the most people said they loved, and was quite often the predominant note in…

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Il Profumo Pop Up Shop in Saks Fifth Avenue, Queen Street, Toronto

Good news, Toronto perfume lovers! Saks Fifth Avenue in the Eaton’s Centre in downtown Toronto is hosting a pop up shop for one of Italy’s most beloved niche perfume brands. From October 27th 2016 to January 31st, 2017, the gorgeous…

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Coach The Fragrance Eau de Parfum, Raspberries, Roses & Suede: Review

Unless you have been living in a box, you know the brand Coach. They’ve been known for their quality leather goods since 1941, when they opened in the heart of Manhattan. The inspiration for the style of Coach leather goods…

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6 Natural Perfumes You Have To Try Now

I love little bottles of perfume that fit perfectly in my purse. I also love perfume oils that apply with a roller ball. Oil perfumes applied to pulse points keep your perfume soft and personal, and even more so when they…

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