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When the night calls for zebra

Fuck off.

Dioressence by Dior needs me to write a quick review of it, because I don’t know when, or if, I will ever wear this again. I do not have the sort of lifestyle that calls for Dioressence, nor do I enjoy wearing it as if I did.

In this case I will also . . . → Read More: When the night calls for zebra

Twitter Weekly Updates for 2012-01-29

*Is* there a better name for a multicolored glitter nail polish than "Unicorn Puke"? # New Neela Vermeire Mohur turned into… a surprisingly common fruity floral? How odd! # @safecosmetics @Make_Scents Fragrance simply doesn't kill people. Cigarette smoke does. # @thescentsofself doing a Dammit Jim giveaway of AG Matin d'Orage to celebrate DeForest Kelley's . . . → Read More: Twitter Weekly Updates for 2012-01-29

The horrors of filing

There are three reasons why I keep a GoogleDoc spreadsheet of my perfume acquisitions:

1. So that I don’t duplicate something I already have.

2. So that I can keep track of what I spend.

3. Because keeping track of all the data is such a #*##&&!! hassle, it encourages me to get less.

The . . . → Read More: The horrors of filing

Twitter Weekly Updates for 2012-01-22

Huge sucker for the trick of base notes preceding top notes. Green coming out in my Jolie Madame AFTER the leather and violet… # Dear Gmail, no matter HOW many times you put up that "Switch to the new look" box, I am going to close it. #innovationsux # @eyelineronacat_ fave lavenders: Pour un . . . → Read More: Twitter Weekly Updates for 2012-01-22

Who are you?

Along with reorganizing the fume collection in the new year, there seems to be something going through the air of the blogosphere, with bloggers asking who they are and how a perfume expresses it.

The Non-Blonde blogged about “Perfume that’s just not you”. She mentions often that a perfume is or isn’t her. I am . . . → Read More: Who are you?

My new love, Katie Puckrik

How did we meet? I don’t remember. I know other perfumistas had pointed out her appeal (and reviews, on on the boards but I somehow just didn’t get “caught” when I watched her YouTube video reviews of perfumes. When did I fall? When I watched her videos on her own perfume collection. Somehow it . . . → Read More: My new love, Katie Puckrik