Boozy scents to keep you going over the holidays

Boozy scents to keep you going over the holidays

If you can’t go without a drink throughout the day, you probably have a problem that must be addressed. But if you just like the smell of a little festive booze floating around this time of year, what you need is a good perfume that 1) is happy and 2)…

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REN's new flash facial is a step above

REN’s new flash facial is a step above

British brand REN always has something up its sleeve. Now they have something for the chronically lazy (hear hear) and/or the chronically busy. This flash review is for both. The New Flash Rinse 1 Minute Facial is a magic potion in a tube. You scoop it out, you put it…

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Diptyque L'art du Soin for the Face line review

Diptyque L’art du Soin for the Face line review

The French know how to do chic. They know how to do skincare. They know how to do fragrance that sweeps you off your feet. So why not do perfectly scented skincare that sweeps you off your feet? According to their marketing director, Miryam Badault, Diptyque realized they were throwing…

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Tory Burch perfume review

Tory Burch perfume review

It’s got the style pat down. Those sharp angles, those golden locks, the clean edges, the perfectly groomed textures. We all know the WASP of the North. The pretty lady who lunches, who wants to be in with her equally pretty lady friends, who wears cashmere sweaters, possesses an enviable…

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Thierry Mugler Through the Looking Glass

Thierry Mugler Through the Looking Glass

Thierry Mugler may not launch a lot of new perfumes, apart from the finely tuned flankers they release relentlessly around their core collection (Angel, Alien, A*Men and Womanity), but the brand cannot be denied its immense influence on the emergence and acceptance of the extreme gourmands. Despite finding Angel unstomachable…

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Creed's Love in Black

Creed’s Love in Black

On my journey discovering violet in perfumery, I stumbled upon Creed’s Love in Black, a great floral oriental. The listed notes are an amalgam of violets, rose, blackcurrant, cloves and iris. Some places list cedar as a note, but I frankly don’t catch any woodiness in this. At first spritz,…

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