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  1. More Poem Than Perfume: Green Wood Body Incense Oil by Mermade Magickal Arts

    Lately, as Iíve been sampling more lines by indie American perfumers, Iíve been discovering what might be an actual genre- for now Iíll call them Perfumes of Place. They are not perfumes per se, they are not ďprettyĒ, but they evoke, very clearly, a particular place. In this sense they are truly soulful scents, and have a strong effect on my emotions and the imagery that runs through my brain while Iím wearing them. Olympic Orchidsí Olympic Rainforest is in this category. And now Iíve discovered ...