Video Collaboration: Blind Sniff Testing Fun!

During the Thanksgiving break, my Daughter agreed to make a blind sniff test review video with me. We had so much fun and it was refreshing to hear a young adult’s unbiased perspective on fragrance. The video was super long, so I split it into two parts. We whittled it down to her three favorites…

Perfume Sample Giveaway – 1 Day Left

Who wants to try a new perfume from Singapore?  Diamond is the name of the fragrance and it is very NICE! The perfumer is named Freda’D. We have included Freda’D’s Singapore Diamond fragrance in our Top 10 “After the Beach” summer fragrance list! According to her website, Freda’s father had a perfume shop and she watched…

Top 10 List: After a “Beach Day” Fragrances + Sample Giveaway

Top 10 List: After a “Beach Day” Fragrances + Sample Giveaway Imagine this. It’s Summertime. You are on vacation at the beach. You could be anywhere; the Seychelles, the Bahamas, the Canaries, Bora Bora, the Algarve, Fire Island, the Whitsundays or my favorite beach, Topsail Island. You’ve gathered your family or friends, piled all your…

Sitting at the Perfume Organ

Sunday, January 10, 2016 During the hubbub of the holidays, I was shaken out of deep, morning sleep by my husband, “Honey, there is a perfumer on PBS TV!” I shot up, put on my glasses and was thrilled to watch a short piece on local scent artist, Carolyn Hassett of Escentuelle Signature Fragrance Creation. What? A…

Scent of Monday – Quick Review + Sample Draw

Escentuelle Moonbeam ♀ Started the day with the sweet, delicate floral that is Moonbean by Escentuelle. The perfumer, Carolyn Hassett, of Escentuelle Signature Fragrance Creation  describes Moonbeam as evoking “light, but softer than that of sunshine.” Moonbeam is from Escentuelle’s Pret-a-Porter collection. Moonbean begins with an instant of fruity sweetness and very quickly moves to a…