summer holidays

Bonjour everyone! Just a quick update to say that I’m leaving for vacation tomorrow. I’ll be back July 5th, and should resume posting then. I learned my lesson with my last trip, I’m not bringing any full bottles along with me. It’s not worth it and takes up valuable packing space! Of course I’m bringing … More summer holidays

Parfums de Nicolai; L’Eau Chic

Notes: Bourbon geranium, peppermint, spearmint, lavender, sandalwood, Roman chamomile, iris, clove, pimiento, white musks It is impossible to have a better pedigree than Patricia de Nicolai. The grand-daughter of Pierre Guerlain, was trained by Jean-Paul Guerlain, she was the first woman to be awarded ‘best international perfumer’ from the Society of French Perfumers in 1988. … More Parfums de Nicolai; L’Eau Chic

Parfumerie Generale; Papyrus de Ciane

Notes: bergamot, galbanum, neroli, broom, solar notes, lavender, mugwort, clove, incense, cistus labadanum, hedione, vetiver, Mousse de Saxe, Silvanone, white musk My obsession with Parfumerie Generale continues with Pierre Guillaume’s 24th entry in this line, Papyrus de Ciane. And I even think I’ve found my perfect summer scent in this one! It reached 90 degrees … More Parfumerie Generale; Papyrus de Ciane