Here’s a nice review just posted for Sienna Musk:
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 with vetiver part 5 (I love FM Vetiver Extraordinaire and TDC Sel de Vetiver!):
With an impending visit from some family friends providing impetus, I straightened up the workroom on Sunday. I moved my home-made photography light box to a better spot and gained precious table space. Now I’m eyeing the big wall cabinet stuffed with ingredient bottles to figure out how to organize them better. It’s getting hard to find what I need quickly enough. I keep small amounts of ingredients in my organ for working on new blends, but the big bottles and kilos stay behind wood doors in the cabinet and come out when mixing new full batches of scents. I instinctively reach for stuff in my organ out of habit, knowing where most everything is by memory, but the thousand or so bottles in this place get hard to track in the cabinet. I need a better system. They are divided into areas for naturals and synths, and within those by manufacturer/distributor, but they need to be alphabetized within those subcategories.
I worked on orders today but will return to the last gardenia mod tomorrow. It’s still my favorite and the two little options I tried didn’t improve it. Still a couple more things to explore before I stop, but I’m about ready to send a few more testers out. Always so much to do!