Monthly Archives: October 2008

Scent testing

I had a chance to test the latest rounds of Gardenia Musk and Reves, though I’m looking forward to trying the samples of Amouage Lyric that arrived in the mail yesterday (need to make time tomorrow!).  I’ve been looking at ways … Continue reading

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Obsessing on details

I spent the day with dabs of various Gardenia Musk trials on my arms, working on other things while waiting for them to dry down so I could compare lasting power.  They all smell great in the first couple hours, but it’s hard … Continue reading

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Progress on new scents

I finally had a chance to work on Gardenia Musk on Saturday and Reves on Sunday; I can’t wait to rest my nose overnght and try these tester vials tomorrow. With Reves, I substituted a more floral ionone for one … Continue reading

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Unsniffed Lemmings…

I have yet to buy a bottle unsniffed; I find a sample is all I need for most scents, and a decant does me for most others, especially because I don’t have much “skin time” left after working on my … Continue reading

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I’ve been tagged…

I’ve been tagged by Kathy at http://wouldsmellassweet.blog-city.com/ so I’m supposed to do the following six things: 1. Link to the person who tagged you. (above) 2. Post the rules on your blog. (that’s this list) 3. Write six random things … Continue reading

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Sonoma Scent Studio samples and decants at The Perfumed Court

Samples and small decants of the following scents are now available at The Perfumed Court: Ambre Noir, Encens Tranquille, Winter Woods, Sienna Musk, and Fireside Intense. This can be convenient when you’re picking up other things at TPC and want … Continue reading

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Sienna Musk Review, and Fall Cleaning

Here’s a nice review just posted for Sienna Musk: http://perfumeshrine.blogspot.com/2008/10/sienna-musk-by-sonoma-scent-studio.html The Perfume Shrine blog has a number of in-depth series devoted to various notes such as vetiver, jasmine, leather, incense, etc.  Vetiver fans will enjoy the most recent series, ending here … Continue reading

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