This may be in a post similar to one buried deep within the site, but I feel like posting it anyway.
I have worked fragrance nearly 4 years, and had an interest in it going on 10. I have noticed a trend in the way people discuss fragrance. I also notice a lot of posts in the forum such as "I think x smells like y." A lot of times, there is little to no similarity. So thinking on it, I will try to articulate maybe a why.
When showing fragrance, i always ask what they do or
As a Basenotes creeper, I often explore the sites little corners and old posts. Sometimes I will even fall into clicking the Random button at the bottom of the page, just to see all the things that are out there.
I occasionally hit on some mystery fragrances. They have no note trees, no reviews, no picture, no Ebay recommendations. Just nothing. Blank pages in the void.
I have an idea for this. Time will reveal this idea. Just keep an eye out.
My first couple of reviews are up. I wanted to do a couple at first just to see if they would fly, and they do. So I'll get to work on my next batch, which will include quite a few more. By all means let me know how you feel about them, good or bad. I just want to see if they connect at all to people. If nothing else its a change of pace from the normal reviews. You need that, especially if you are checking them on A*Men.
Just letting whoever reads this know. In the lastest GQ, the one with Justin Timberlake on the cover, there is an article in it about scents. Its really nothing groundbreaking or anything you dont alreay know, but it may be worth a skimming over since its only a page.
I also put up a few of my stories a while back for my reviews as I mentioned in the last blog. I'm not sure how long it takes for them to go up. Maybe they didn't get approved because they were stories and whoever
I'm posting all this and the reviews are not even up yet.. gah. Any way, I think what made me want to write in this style would be a mix of not knowing how to break down smells anyway, but also just a different angle.
Most of the reviews are just what is in the fragrance and a brief analyzing of how the things work together. Which is really great, because at least I learn a little on how things are in cahoots. However, many of the comments are repeats, and say whatever someone else has