Category Archives: Sage

MEMO Cuirs Nomades Collection

Hey guys, I’ve been backed up for a long time. I have a ton of perfume samples waiting for review. I’m sorry if I haven’t gotten to yours. I’ll do the best I can. I have a lot of samples … Continue reading

Posted in Amber, Benzoin, Birch, Blackcurrant, Cedarwood, Clary Sage, Flouve, Galbanum, Iris, Juniper Berry, Leather, Mate, Musk, Myrrh, Opoponax, Petitgrain, Pink Pepper, Rockrose, Rose, Rosewater, Sage, Sandalwood, Suede, Tolu, Tomato Leaf, Tonka Bean, Vanilla | Tagged , , , , | 2 Comments

Ma Griffe by Carven

I hadn’t known anything about Ma Griffe until I found a bottle of it in my mom’s friend’s bathroom. Except that it was a classic old perfume, like L’Air du Temps. I hadn’t known that it had a reputation for … Continue reading

Posted in Aldehydic, Cinnamon, Civet, Galbanum, Gardenia, Iris, Jasmine, Labdanum, Lemon, Muguet, Musk, Oakmoss, Orange Blossom, Rose, Sage, Sandalwood, Styrax, Vetiver, Vintage Version, Ylang-Ylang | Tagged , , | 7 Comments

Sycomore by Chanel

*Picture from Fragrantica. Sycomore is one of those distinguishable works of art that, like the Mona Lisa, is recognizable in itself but not always congruent with the creator’s body of work. It doesn’t seem entirely like a Chanel, and it … Continue reading

Posted in Bergamot, Cedarwood, Sage, Sandalwood, Smoky, Urinous, Vetiver | Tagged , , | 2 Comments

Gee, Your Hair Smells Terrific! Shampoo

I got this wonder last Christmas as a gift from my dad from The Vermont Country Store. It’s a catalogue that sells the oldest and most obscure things. Gee, Your Hair Smells Terrific shampoo hails from the 1970s, when “discos … Continue reading

Posted in Bubblegum, Chamomile, Sage | Tagged , , | 2 Comments

Beyond Paradise for Men by Estee Lauder

As nice as Beyond Paradise for Women smells, it’s also very status quo. Beyond Paradise for Men is not. The notes are very similar to those in the feminine, and there are probably more feminine notes than Lauder admits, lest … Continue reading

Posted in Aquatic, Honeysuckle, Jasmine, Orchid, Sage, Tarragon, Thyme, Woody | Tagged , , | 1 Comment