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  1. SotD - Saturday, April 24th

    Wow, I am both disappointed and relieved by Botrytis. Disappointed because I don't like it as much as I expected, relieved because quite frankly I don't need another honey Holy Grail! It is anough for me to adore Poeme and L'Instant. Which teaches me a lesson now. It looks like I like my honeys to be in floral category, NOT in oriental vanilla category. I haven't met a honey I like from that group. In fact, I smell now honey in that group! Neither in Aqua Allegoria Ylang Vanilla nor in here. ...
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  2. What a difference 3 hours makes.

    Okay so I started the day out early at a Nordstrom fragrance event that started before the store opened. It was fun and I was bad and I picked up a couple of new things. Then I return home and realize that I have agreed to do the yard as my chores this week...I proceed to rake, mow, edge, sweep and bag...I am now a very stinky kitten. I spent the morning smelling pretty and the afternoon undoing it. I must admit though all the smells are nice in there own way...the natural grass fresh cut, the ...
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  3. SotD - Saturday, April 24th

    Quote Originally Posted by Warum View Post
    My arm still smells of lilac from yesterday. Given the fact that I applied it at 9 a.m. and didn't reapply, it is less than 15 minutes short of hitting the full 24 hours of longevity with just a little dab! Time for me to get a wet chore (there's plenty of opportunity for that, and we're having company tonight) and then apply something different.
    I did reapply White Lilac by DSH, but alas, it smells beautifully the first ten minutes or so and then it goes into undetectable waxy/soapy ...

    Updated 24th April 2010 at 05:02 PM by Warum

    Tags: dsh, lilac, pacifica
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  4. SotD - Saturday, April 24th

    Quote Originally Posted by kumquat View Post

    Pierre Bonnard, 1946
    Profumum - Neroli
    Bees buzzing in the warm, lazy day.
    Golden orange blossom delights the senses.
    I am absolutely drinking in each note. Wishing it would never end.
    Notes: Orange blossom, wood of orange, myrrh
    Tags: neroli, profumum
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  5. SotD 23 April-10

    Quote Originally Posted by Warum View Post
    Still morning in beautiful Northwest.

    My TPC lilac sampler arrived yesterday, so I am happily testing the perfume recreations of my favorite one!
    I have DSH White Lilac on my arm and Pacifica French lilac on the other. Can't smell the White Lilac at all, and the French Lilac is nice but sometimes I smell some strange note that doesn't need to be in my
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    Updated 24th April 2010 at 05:03 PM by Warum

    Tags: dsh, lilac, pacifica
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