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    • Colin Murchie

      Perfume News
      by Published on 6th July 2012 11:03 AM

      California based Sonoma Sent Studio have launched a new fragrance named Forest Walk. The fragrance was created as part of the Letters to a Fellow Perfumer series on the Nathan Branch Blog. The perfumer, Laurie Erickson, says “The project gave me the opportunity to work with black hemlock absolute in a forest scent, something that I had wanted to do for a long time. I love the smells of the forest and have fond memories of hiking and riding through the redwood groves in nearby parks.”
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      Features
      by Published on 25th November 2006 11:00 PM

      Costume National Scent Intense Parfum


      Costume National have done it again with their latest limited edition Intense Parfum. For fans of the scent I really think this is the holy grail! It has all the wonderful depth and character of Scent Intense, but has the lasting power and potency of a parfum. Costume National ...
      Perfume News
      by Published on 9th November 2006 11:00 PM

      Intense Parfum is the newest perfume to join the Costume National Scent range, created by Ennio Capasa, designer for Costume National, in collaboration ...

      Features
      by Published on 31st May 2003 11:00 PM

      No trip to Scotland would be complete without a visit to historic Edinburgh. While you're there you'll need to know where to get your scent-fix. Print this page and take it with you!

       

      Boots the Chemist

      A large chain of chemists (Drugstores) that sell everything from fragrance to first aid. All stores carry a range of skin care essentials, but to find the designer brands you have to find a larger store (Marked with a *) Same goes for fragrance, only the larger stores carry them. Nothing outstanding in the range. Put it this way you will find 212 but they don’t sell Creed and the likes. The larger stores also stock exclusive brands such as FCUK grooming and fragrance, Charles Worthington IMPACT etc.. Patrick Cox High is available. This used to be exclusive but is turning up everywhere at the moment!

      If you want more info take a look at the website http://www.wellbeing.com
      I have included all the larger stores and a few of the smaller ones. Mainly because there are so many! Check out the website if one near you is not shown.

      5-9 St. James Centre, Edinburgh, West Lothian EH1 3SN (*)

      101-103 Princes Street, Edinburgh, West Lothian EH2 3AD

      207-209 Morningside Road, Edinburgh, West Lothian EH10 4QT

      21 Cameron Toll Shopping Centre, 6-12 Lady Road, Edinburgh, West Lothian EH16 5PB (*)

      174 Portobello High Street, Edinburgh, West ...