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  1. Le Labo - Les testers...

    Ok, like much of my perfume interest this goes back to McQueen's Kingdom and my search for a non-discontinued alternative scent to love. Moving on... One of the most popular recommendations on a forum of this topic was Le Labo's Rose 31. So I decided to order myself a tester and while there I got carried away and ordered a few more. Here are my first impressions on the first three I've tried...

    Baie Rose 26 - So so pretty, very clear very fresh rose. As in barely opened rose bud. ...
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  2. My First Perfume Love - Revisited

    In honour of a Valentines Day which has found me, a-typically though quite thuroughly, broken (heart, health, hearing - its really been a rough 24 hrs ) I decided to try and lift myself by painting my nails blood red:

    Side Note: I just checked the bottle to confirm the name, OPI Quarter of a Cent-Cherry, only to be struck by the irony that my pseudo-depression is in no small part due to the 25th birthday looming a mere 3 weeks away. Its been such a bad day, the only possible ...
  3. My First Perfume Love

    I was only 17 when I first smelled Kingdom by Alexander McQueen. I fell into absolute rapture. I finally got my hands on a bottle and quite a few people told me how absolutely horrid it was so I stopped wearing it. Having recently found my old bottle and decided that it is in fact WONDERFUL, I'm going to use it as a starting point.

    When I first spritz, I get a really heady sparkly orange scent. Its vaguely green in a way I can't name but shockingly fresh, in that it's not linen and ...



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