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May Empties

It is the last Thursday of May which means we are back again with another Empties. 1. Creed Love in White This harmonious and feminine scent is a blend of South Spain Orange Juices, Italian Jasmine, French Riviera Narcissus, Tonkin Rice, Egyptian Iris, and Guatemala Mountain Magnolia. Full Bottle: $142.5 Pocket Perfume: $9.75 2. Lancome […]

Difference Between EDP, EDT
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Difference Between EDP, EDT and others

Let’s talk about the Difference Between EDP, EDT, Extrait, EDC and splash. PERFUME 101 – Concentration The concentration of a fragrance refers to the concentration of aromatic compounds (pure perfume oils) in the solvent; in fine fragrances this it is typically ethanol or a mix of water and ethanol, as denoted on the list of […]

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March Empties

I’ve been asked to make “empties” a regular event. So the last post of each month would be an Empties of the month. The first one was in February and this is the link if you want to check it out. 1. Amouage Honour for Men Fragrance notes are fresh spicy, balsamic, aromatic, woody, warm spicy. Full Bottle: […]

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5 Interesting Facts about Perfumes

1 – The name Perfume comes from the Latin word “per fume” which means “through smoke”- this makes sense as the earliest perfumes were incense based, and were made from spices and herbs such as coriander and frankincense to name a couple. 2 – The earliest modern style of perfume (made by blending essential oils […]

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What are Decoded Perfumes?

In our post called ” How to know if your perfume is authentic?” we talked about decoded perfumes and so many of you asked me to tell you more about this so I gathered more information and took some photos to help you understand this better.  I am including the original paragraph here for those […]

tips to make your perfume last longer
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Tips to Make Your Perfume Last Longer

We know that you want perfumes to last longer on your skin. So, we prepared some tips and tricks for you. Tips to Make Your Perfume Last Longer: Use Vaseline Rub some Vaseline on your pulse point before spraying the perfume on. Fragrances tend to last much less on a dry skin.   Moisturize Again, […]

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How to know if your perfume is authentic.

  The gifting season is here and everybody is starting to make their purchases. For those of us who are in love with online shopping, there is always the question of authenticity of the product. So, we created a checklist for perfume authenticity.   Check the Wrapping Check that the wrapping is not loose.  The cellophane […]

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Best Perfumes for the Gym

I’ve been asked to do a piece on the best perfumes for the gym.  I know many people are opposed wearing perfume to the gym but let’s be honest here people, not everyone can stay fresh and smell good after sweating for an hour in the gym. If you don’t want to wear a perfume you […]