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Twitter Weekly Updates for 2012-01-15

Via @PrimalMist -FANTASTIC ideas for storing perfume samples!! http://t.co/Vekl5Uf4 #perfume #fragrance # Quick tests – http://t.co/xJpYH3zg Yosh Stargazer and White Flowers, and DSH Divine Gardens again. #perfume #fragrance # @Sniffapalooza is doing a giveaway of a Lemon Cloud sample – Barcelona memories! Last chance to Enter! http://t.co/wO8RwQpE # @nickgblue have you ever tried a . . . → Read More: Twitter Weekly Updates for 2012-01-15

Roja Dove’s The Essence of Perfume: A Review

Book cover for the book The Essence of Perfume by Roja Dove

I didn’t know anything about the contents of this book when I ordered it. I respect Roja Dove, I’m interested in perfume, and it wasn’t available for my Kindle; I ordered it.

I could see once I opened it why it wasn’t available . . . → Read More: Roja Dove’s The Essence of Perfume: A Review

Paris and a garden on the roof; quick tries

Balenciaga Paris – opens with a blast of orris – not a good start, iris is not my favorite thing. Dries down quickly to something with faint white flowers and a touch of the least bitter citrus I’ve ever smelled – to compare it to Tang would be belittling and it shouldn’t be belittled, it’s . . . → Read More: Paris and a garden on the roof; quick tries

More quick tests

Yosh Stargazer- to me this smells like three notes, all annoying. I know Yosh uses a lot of natural ingredients so I’m not sure why this reads so simplistic to me – that’s usually something I get with more synthetic ingredients (lower quality synthetics, not the good stuff). Not worth pursuing.

Yosh White Flowers – . . . → Read More: More quick tests

Twitter Weekly Updates for 2012-01-08

I posted a wrapup of wrapups of 2011, perfume-wise. http://t.co/gGxk4BNQ Let me know if there's a good one I forgot! #perfume #fragrance # @Sniffapalooza Thanks for including me, and previously, my Lemon Cloud review! I put your wrapup in my wrapup of wrapups… 🙂 in reply to Sniffapalooza # @eyelineronacat_ Any time! Glad to . . . → Read More: Twitter Weekly Updates for 2012-01-08

Drive-by DSH sample testing

Apropos of my goal (not a resolution!) to try and out away more of the samples flying all over the house:

La Plage – not sure what’s beachy about this except the slight ozone note. Otherwise not particularly memorable.

En Fleur – love the name, but I’ve got things that are fleur-ier… Also not a . . . → Read More: Drive-by DSH sample testing