Monthly Archives: July 2009

Friday Sniffing Notes

I have some new ingredient samples to sniff and have been testing the gardenia mod too.  One Indian attar is quite interesting; they don’t disclose the exact blend of ingredients, but it has some deep woods with Indian spices and … Continue reading

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Optimism

Perfumery requires a certain amount of optimism to keep working on a formula for months in the belief that something good will eventually come of it, lol.   I’ve been working on the gardenia musk with just a small amount of musk, … Continue reading

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Quick Update

I’ve had requests for Egyptian Musk edp samples since it hasn’t been available at The Perfumed Court or The Posh Peasant; I just sent some to the Perfumed Court so they will be carrying it before long and that will … Continue reading

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Lovely Tabac Review, and Update

Someone made me smile today by sending me a link to a beautiful new review of Tabac Aurea posted today by Brian at I Smell Therefore I Am. Thanks so much, Brian, I’m glad you liked it! I love feeling … Continue reading

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Odds ‘n Ends and Heat Wave

The temperature peaked at 110 today on my porch thermometer! We’ll be in this heat wave for a few more days. Robin reviewed EL Jasmine White Moss today on NST and I feel pretty much the same way about it … Continue reading

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Amouage Ubar

Wow, I’m testing a sample of the newly released Ubar and this is quite a fragrance. I love the strong and lasting rose heart note in it, grounded by a base that offers soft woods, ambery warmth, animalic depth, and … Continue reading

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Summer Sniffing

Sonoma Scent Studio’s Champagne de Bois was included in today’s Top 10 Summer Perfumes list on Perfume Smellin’ Things. Each writer for the blog named one favorite scent he or she is wearing this summer — thanks Linda! And thanks … Continue reading

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