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  1. Graines de Paradis - Paradise Regained

    Perfumer- Nicholas Jennings of Sharini Parfums ,France


    I have reviewed this fragrance previously, in its higher strength of 16 % concentration. I am not sure, but perhaps this new sample I received, is of Eau de Toilette strength. I was told there were two versions.
    I received a detailed leaflet with an overview, notes and a scent description. This new sample came beautifully presented nestled with dried rosebuds in an organic cotton pouch- a lovely touch. You can see ...

    Updated 1st July 2010 at 06:53 AM by Mimi Gardenia

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  2. Verdigris - True Green

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    Are You Ready For A Truly Green Scent?

    One of my favorite lines in a movie is the one we all recall from Jack Nicholson, in "A Few Good Men".

    "You can't handle the truth!"

    There are many times I want to use this line - not in the sense of the strawman villainy of the movie, but in routine cases where ...
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  3. Verdigris - Green Desires

    Perfumer : Elise Pearlstine of Bellyflowers Perfumes ,Florida

    Notes:

    Top: Fir balsam absolute, green mandarin essential oil, clary sage essential oil, ylang ylang essential oil
    Heart: Lavender absolute, clary sage absolute, violet leaf absolute, opoponax absolute
    Base: Patchouli essential oil, ambergris tincture, labdanum absolute, African Stone tincture, benzoin



    A scent of dark green ...

    Updated 30th June 2010 at 05:04 PM by Mimi Gardenia

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  4. Tallulah B and Tallulah B2- Unidentical Twins

    Perfumer: Jane Cate of A Wing & A Prayer Perfumes

    Tallulah B2 is a fragrance Jane Cate has been working on for many months and it was originally named Aura. This is her 2nd submission for the Mystery Of Musk Project. Jane presents her samples well with artistic packaging and an introductory letter. Janeís first scent was called Tallulah B which I reviewed earlier on .

    Iíve added the notes for the original Talullah B here, for comparison.

    Tallulah B2 ...

    Updated 29th June 2010 at 11:47 PM by Mimi Gardenia

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  5. Drifting Sparks- A Feeling For Light

    Perfumer : Lisa Fong of Artemisia Natural Perfumes

    Notes:

    Top: rose, wood, mastic absolute, beeswax, rose otto , bois de rose, cedarwood

    Heart: rose, orange blossom, jasmine sambac , essential oil of Night Flowering jasmine ( nyctanthes abor-tristis from India-indian name is Parijatak and features in several Hindu myths )

    Base: ambergris, agarwood, angelica root, ambrette seed, blackcurrant absolute, motia (jasmine) attar, sandalwood, siam ...

    Updated 29th June 2010 at 06:41 AM by Mimi Gardenia

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