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Lazy weekend poll ~ open thread, International Day of Acceptance 2018

PSA: our next freebiemeet will be a week from today. Meanwhile, we’re celebrating the International Day of Acceptance and David Lynch’s birthday with our same old open thread poll. Talk about anything you like — the fragrance you’re wearing today, the fragrance you worked hard to accept, Twin Peaks, whatever. Or, ask a question about […] Continue reading

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The daily lemming

A pretty rendition of L’Occitane’s Shea Wonderful Rose Hand Cream: “Rediscover our Shea Wonderful Rose Hand Cream in a limited edition in collaboration with Anna Bond, Creative Director and Illustrator at Rifle Paper Co. Highly concentrated in shea butter (20%), this hand cream, fragranced with the delightful scent of rose helps to nourish, protect, and […] Continue reading

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A story of shared know-how

The story of Guerlain, part the first.
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Proenza Schouler Arizona ~ new fragrance

Proenza Schouler Arizona

Womenswear and accessories brand Proenza Schouler will launch their debut fragrance, Arizona, next month. Arizona was produced under a license agreement with L’Oréal…

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A diagnostic fingerprint for the disease

With funding from Parkinson’s UK and the Michael J. Fox Foundation, Barran’s team has already collected more than 800 samples of sebum, an oily substance secreted by skin, swabbed from the backs of volunteers. In preliminary tests they’ve found several molecules that are elevated in people with Parkinson’s disease. Together, the molecules could create a […] Continue reading

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From the Forums: Mythology, Five-day Wears, and Masterpieces

 

From the Forums highlights our Fragrantica readers and what they’re talking about on the Fragrantica discussion boards. There you’ll find many topics that range from polls to opinions to requests for help with selecting something new for a persona… Continue reading

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Fort Manle: Oriental Perfumes from Melbourne

 

I had the good fortune to meet two Australian brands at Pitti Fragranze 2017. The first was Grandiflora by Saskia Havekes – read her interview here – and the other was Rasei Fort who presented heavy Oriental perfumes, nearly attars, in heavily orn… Continue reading

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Givenchy Live Irrésistible Blossom Crush

 

In February 2018, Givenchy launches Live Irrésistible Blossom Crush, a new edition of Live Irrésistible from 2015. Other versions include Live Irrésistible Eau de Toilette from 2016 and Live Irrésistible Eau de Parfum Délicieuse from 2017. The … Continue reading

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Memo Tamarindo ~ new fragrance

French niche line Memo has launched Tamarindo, the third fragrance in the Graines Vagabondes series (see Kedu and Ilha do Mel)…

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Chanel Chance Eau Tendre Delicate Fragrance Touch-Up

Chanel Chance Eau Tendre Delicate Fragrance Touch-Up

Chanel has launched a new limited edition (pink) “cushion compact” for Chance Eau Tendre…

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