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Thursday scent of the day 9/20

Happy Almost-Friday, and happy birthday to Sophia Loren! What fragrance are you wearing?

I’m in Cartier Carat (review to follow).

Reminder: 9/21 is the International Day of Peace *and* World Gratitude Day…

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The daily lemming

“Our CALM DOWN Organic Body Wash is enriched with organic essential oils of ginger and lavender, which are known to help calm and quiet an overstressed and wound-up mind. Lather up with a little whenever you need to wind down.” 281 ml for $18 at Plant Apothecary. Other bath options for what ails you: Wake […] Continue reading

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A spray that smells like spoiled milk

Food waste is a major issue all around the world, but one Swedish company is doing something about it. Coop has officially launched an ‘Old Milk’ fragrance — which, yes, smells like spoiled milk — to urge citizens to rely on their sense of taste and smell rather than expiration dates when deciding whether to […] Continue reading

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Viktor & Rolf Salty Flower ~ new fragrance

Viktor & Rolf will launch Salty Flower, a new addition to the Magic Collection

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Escada Celebrate Life ~ new perfume

Escada has launched Celebrate Life, a new fragrance for women. Celebrate Life follows 2017’s Celebrate N.O.W.

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Wednesday scent of the day 9/19

Ahoy! ’tis Hump Day, and International Talk Like a Pirate Day! What fragrance be ye wearin?

Me: running late, again, but staying peaceful in my old friend Comme des Garçons Ouarzazate.

Reminder: 9/21 is the International Day of Peace *and* World Gratitude Day…

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The daily lemming

From an Ortigia sale at ShopLondons, Scented Crystals for $14.97. Shown, Sandalo: “Glittery nuggets of natural Gum Arabica infused with spicy perfume of sandalwood, jasmine and rose. A contemporary take on traditional potpourri. Fragrance Notes: The sandalwood essential oil of this exotic tree with narcissus, cedar, teak, vetiver rose and jasmine. Rich, complex and sophisticated.” […] Continue reading

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The woody, floral “odorant”

But scientists investigating a chemical that smells like sandalwood have discovered the woody, floral “odorant” can stimulate hair growth. They published their findings in the journal Nature Communications. “This is actually a rather amazing finding,” Ralf Paus, research leader and a scientist at the University of Manchester, told The Independent. “This is the first time […] Continue reading

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DSquared2 Wood ~ new fragrances

DSquared2 will launch Wood, a new fragrance duo, next month. The fragrances are the first under new licensing arrangements with Euroitalia, and are not related to 2007’s He Wood and 2008’s She Wood

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Nobody really knows me

The spot for Loewe Solo Ella.
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