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Sunday, June 12, 2016

Ciel Perfume, a Heaven Scent by Jacques Saint Press

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This perfume was my comfort fragrance for many years, until it was harder to get in local stores. Then, I replaced it with Ombre Rose L'Original, which was the closest scent I could find in the stores. When I opened my Perfume business in 2012 the very first fragrance I wanted to include in my inventory was Ciel. But, why? You might asked. Well, because I loved it, and the scent stayed in my mind for long after disappearing from store shelves.

My favorite season is Autumn, and that was the time when I used to wear this fragrance the most. In fact, I still do, and I use it during spring time as well. This fragrance is comfort in a bottle, and I truly receive many compliments when I wear it. People continually ask me: what is it? What is that soft and beautiful fragrance? I simply answer: It is Ciel, a Heaven scent!

I should say Ciel is an elegant, soft and sweet Oriental powdery fragrance - an all in one fragrance for me. It is just perfect for my skin and personality. I love powdery fragrances with comfy amber and vanilla scents.

If you are not fond of Powdery (dry) fragrances stay away from Ciel. Even though it is not a strong sweet fragrance, but a soft and very unique powdering scent, some people might reject it.

A unique perfume, undeniably. Ciel's nature is caressing, combining the iris relaxing and calming effects with Ispahan rose, to comfort the soul. It's oriental powdery blend contains the mysterious vanilla, an evocative scent that encourages self-confidence, sensuality, positive moods, and soothing dreams. It's classified as a flowery fragrance for blending Aspahan rose and the uplifting and inspiring freesia. All mentioned notes are blended with amber, oak moss and mandarin.

Simple, classic and timeless, Ciel perfume was launched in 1997 by Jacques Saint Pres, and it is still in production. It is recommended for casual wear. Longevity varies from 5 to 7 hours.

Other similar perfumes:

Ombre Rose
Sweet Honesty
Soft Musk by Avon
Talco delicato by I profumi di Firenze
Teint de neige by Villoresi

Friday, June 10, 2016

Flowerbomb by Viktor & Rolf - A Sweet and Sexy Oriental Fragrance

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Flowerbomb is the first fragrance by the design team Viktor & Rolf. It was created in 2004 and introduced in 2005 by Olivier Polge, Carlos Benaim, Domitille Bertier and Dominique Ropion. The bottle was designed by Fabien Baron

As an oriental perfume, Flowerbomb wrap us with a silky Musk and sexy amber and Patchouli base notes, just after an intense, sweet and seductive feminine bouquet of flower scents such as Sambac jasmine, Centifolia rose, Cattleya Orchid, and freesia. Top notes on this fragrance are bergamot, green tea and orange tree, which have an energizing effect.

Flowerbomb perfume stays with you for long hours, becoming the perfect fragrance for evening use and winter time for those sweet oriental fragrance lovers like me. 

An EDT version of this fragrance was introduced in 2007.

If you love Flowerbomb, but you are not fan of the price tag we recommend you this perfume, which fragrance notes are very similar to Flowerbomb. Just give it a try and let me know what you think. 

Similar perfume: Pure Elegance Topaz

Thursday, June 9, 2016

Beautiful by Estee Lauder is 'The Fragrance of a thousand Flowers'

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Beautiful by Estee Lauder is called "the fragrance of a thousand flowers"…is a light and elegant mix of violets, lilies, roses, lilacs, marigold, tuberose, jasmine, ylang-ylang, and orange blossoms. The floral notes are elegantly combined with woodsy and warm notes like amber, sandalwood and vetiver, and brightened with melons, peaches and plums, all fresh citrusy notes. Beautiful is a rich and luxurious fragrance, but also possesses a touch of sweetness that makes it a romantic fragrance.

Tuesday, June 7, 2016

Gifts That Make Scents This Father's Day 2016 - No More Ties, Please!

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This June 19th is Father's Day. Have you started shopping yet? For many of us is one of those days we wish we could know exactly what to buy to all the patriarchal figures in our lives. That day it is simply a shopping nightmare for us ladies! Just admit it! You just get exhausted just to think about the perfect gift for you dad. It shouldn't be that way, right?

Well, if you are like me, and you have come to the conclusion that those wonderful men in your life have more than enough power tools, bathrobes, comfy slippers, beer openers, and ties (and more ties) that they can handle from past Father's Day celebrations, it is time to change to something they'll actually use.

I have picked my favorite men's fragrances, and no matter what personality your dad has, there's a scent out there that's perfect for him, a fragrance that actually defines his character. So here are some fragrances ranging from light to luxe:

1. - Dolce & Gabbana Light Blue

2.- CK one Summer

3.- Lacoste Live Cologne for men

4.- Le Male by Jean Paul Gaultier

5.- Gucci Pour Homme Cologne

6.- Polo Cologne by Ralph Lauren

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Monday, June 6, 2016

5 Fragrances That Smell Like Orchids

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How I love those days when our old back yard was full of orchids! 
Nowadays, there's nothing that reminds me of those beautiful and fragrant flowers as a good perfume with orchid notes.

My love for those unique flowers started at a young age while I was playing and running outside an old colonial house in South America. You could easily smell the aromatic exotic flowers of Venezuela's Tropical Gardens from the house courtyard, while hanging in the hammocks.

Years pass by and I still recall those days every single time I smell a fragrance which notes include Orchids. I can not help myself but to get a sample-or two- and take them home.

I have tried so many good perfumes with orchids notes that I have lost count. I have make this post to show you the ones I like the most. Two of the fragrances in the list I always keep in my perfume tray -Flowerbomb and Euphoria- together with Coco Mademoiselle and Hypnotic Poison, of course, which I can not go without.

Unfortunately, I can not go back to Venezuela and when I feel nostalgic I simply get my Flowerbomb perfume and I spritz on a little bit and I am instantly taken back to my youth days.
Having fragrances that remind you of places you have been before, or people you have met it is, somehow, therapeutic. Dwelling in the past, however, it is not. I personally use fragrances to help myself soothe and relax from a hard day at work.

What fragrances do remain you of good and positive times?

Here is my collection of fragrances that smell like Orchids:

1. - Classique by Jean Paul Gaultier - A bold and sweet perfume that awakes your feelings. Notes are rose, fresh anis, orange blossom, ginger, vanilla, amber, orchids 

2. - Fantasy by Britney Spears - A sensual, fruity and gourmand scent. Notes are litchi, golden quince, kiwi, jasmine, white chocolate, orchids, orris root, musk and woods.

3. - J'Adore by Christian Dior - A modern and feminine fragrance, fresh, sweet and fruity at the same time, which notes are mandarin, jasmine, orchid, rose, amaranth, musk and blackberry.

4. - Flowerbomb by Viktor & Rolf  - An explosion of fresh flowers and sweet notes: Bergamot, green tea, Sambac Jasmine, Centifolia rose, freesia, Cattleya orchid, Musk, and patchouli.

5. - Euphoria by Calvin klein - An exotic and mysterious floral-fruity fragrance. Notes in this perfume are rose hip, japanese apple, green leaves, lotus, black orchid, red woods, black violet and amber.

Sunday, June 5, 2016

Treat yourself to a new perfume...a new scent you can fall in love with!

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