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In Search of Amber (Derek)

Amber.  We have such a complex, masochistic relationship. I love amber; I want to love amber more than I do, but the idea of smelling like a head shop is incredibly off-putting to me. Amber can be such a refined, decadent scent. It can just as easily, however, take on the smell of what I [...]
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Redux: Le Labo Labdanum 18

Beauty / Perfume : One Thousand Scents (5 years ago)

I like powdery scents. I like sweet scents. I like animalic scents. I love amber scents. Labdanum 18 by Le Labo has all these qualities in abundance, and yet somehow it is just on the verge of nauseating, as if you had eaten an enti... Read Post

Eau de NERD - les eaux pour les autres - new perfume

Beauty / Perfume : 1000 Fragrances (last year)

Après le discours, there is NERD. Fragrance minus pretension. Love the idea. I wear those glasses too. Maybe it's time to say less things about perfumes... So, no review of the scent. Order Nerd, smell, love or adore. "If it smells ... Read Post

A woman obsessed with smell

Beauty / Perfume : Now Smell This (8 months ago)

She is a woman obsessed with smell. As head of a sensory ecology lab, she's spent the past two decades picking apart how seabirds' ability to detect scents is key to their survival. Nevitt had the good fortune to arrive in the field... Read Post

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