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    • Marcy Goldman

      Features
      by Published on 22nd December 2010 12:03 PM

      Angel Perfume - Top Note: Bergamot, Mandarin Middle Note: Passion Fruit, Peach, Apricot Base Note: Patchouli, Vanilla, Chocolate, Caramel - These are the fragrance notes of Angel as per perfume descriptions on many a scent retailer site and what fragrance counter representatives will tell you. There is also, on some perfume blogs, further references to this fragrance for women contains a blend of vanilla, caramel, sandalwood, patchouli, blackcurrant, fresh citrus, melons, peaches and plums. What is agreed on, across the board, is that this is angelic perfume that you almost want to lick off whoever is wearing it or drink it straight from the bottle. To say it’s for the hedonist is no understatement – nor to suggest it takes it’s fragrance notes from home comforts and recipe books on classic desserts – is far off the mark. This is a fragrance for the food fanatic – and the one who eats dessert first.

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      by Published on 4th November 2008 11:00 PM

      <h2>There&rsquo;s just something about lavender&hellip;.. </h2>There is just something indelible about ...
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      by Published on 30th January 2006 06:37 PM

      As a baker girl/chef it is no surprise that I am seduced by scent. In addition to working with fragrance and flavors in the bakery and kitchen I also dabble in candle making, personal and custom perfumes, and hand milled soaps as well as home fashioned incense and potpourris.

      Scent is as much about memory as it is a woman’s special ...