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Possum-Pie's making sense of scents

Ramblings on fragrances

  1. Seasonal wear or when can I wear this?

    by , 29th November 2012 at 03:00 PM (Possum-Pie's making sense of scents)
    You will hear many opinions on appropriate times to wear different fragrances. Some folks say not to wear citrus in the winter, others say no gourmands in the summer. The bottom line is wear what you want when you want to...with a few guidelines. Gourmands such as vanilla, sugar, maple, or any sweet smelling fragrance tends to be cloying, or thick in the heat and humidity of summer. These are best worn in cooler weather. By the same token, if you are going to a party where you know there will ...
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  2. Affording the hobby...

    by , 12th November 2012 at 03:41 PM (Possum-Pie's making sense of scents)
    Now that you have sampled some fragrances, you found one that you love. You want to buy a bottle. If you don't do your research, you can be in for sticker shock. A bottle of Montale Cuir d' Arabie goes for $101 from their webstore, or $200 from another online perfume retailer. WOW, that is almost double! Creed Green Irish Tweed is $315 from the Creed website, but only $124 from several online retailers. DO YOUR RESEARCH! Don't jump at the first bottle you see. EBAY is a good place to buy, ...
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