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by mina
Sat Feb 06, 2016 10:21 am
Forum: Femmes Fatales, Valentines/Deep Winter 2016
Topic: Review Requests and Random Stuff
Replies: 71
Views: 11906

Re: Review Requests and Random Stuff

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I love this one of Judith and Holopherne by Caravaggio
by mina
Mon Oct 19, 2015 3:43 am
Forum: Halloween 2015, The Scent of Night
Topic: Asmodeous (the demon who kills bridegrooms)
Replies: 10
Views: 2937

Re: Asmodeous (the demon who kills bridegrooms)

Pumpkin and spice (but not too much) with a hint of fresh lavender.
Strong, you will only need a few drops.
by mina
Sun Oct 18, 2015 9:50 am
Forum: Halloween 2015, The Scent of Night
Topic: Kuchisake-onna (Japanese Black Dahlia)
Replies: 4
Views: 1606

Re: Kuchisake-onna (Japanese Black Dahlia)

Fabienne managed to write a story in perfume. At first like the woman in the story this perfume seems innocent, herbal, fresh with an aromatherapy quality. But there is a sharp edge underneath like the chirurgical mask the woman wears. Then you have a second phase when the scent changes, the woman d...
by mina
Sun Oct 18, 2015 9:37 am
Forum: Halloween 2015, The Scent of Night
Topic: Kelpie
Replies: 5
Views: 2109

Re: Kelpie

there is nothing about this blend which doesn't say Autumn. Rich and sharp at first, this one snuggles down to a purr on your skin. Bright and crispy apples, a wave of peaches and after a moment it snuggles into pumpkin, a light patchouli with a hint of apples and peach. Very autumnal, very very lo...
by mina
Sun Oct 18, 2015 9:29 am
Forum: Permanent Possets' Reviews
Topic: Zombie
Replies: 10
Views: 3369

Re: Zombie

Like I said woody, smoky, dark and sensual.
Like Boudicca said like incense but not incense. I don't really smell the marshmallow but I think it mellows the wood and makes this perfume so sensual.
by mina
Thu Oct 15, 2015 1:28 am
Forum: Halloween 2015, The Scent of Night
Topic: Review Requests and Random Stuff
Replies: 51
Views: 9993

Re: Review Requests and Random Stuff

Tried kuchisake last night before sleeping. Much more complex that it seems. I have to try it again and do a full review. I think this one will change a lot depending on the person who wears it. Intriguing...
by mina
Wed Oct 14, 2015 3:24 pm
Forum: Halloween 2015, The Scent of Night
Topic: Review Requests and Random Stuff
Replies: 51
Views: 9993

Re: Review Requests and Random Stuff

I just received my order. First impressions (in the bottle, I haven't tried anything yet) : Asmodeus: rich spicy pumpkin with a hint of something else but I don't smell the lavender. Jin : oriental peaches. Not fruity but really oriental. Lady hawke : woody, calming. Like walking into and expensive ...
by mina
Mon Aug 03, 2015 11:54 am
Forum: Summer of Elegance, Summer 2015
Topic: The Windmill at Wijk (Duurstede)
Replies: 7
Views: 2464

Re: The Windmill at Wijk (Duurstede)

celandine wrote: - there will be a handful of people for whom it will be mad love because it's so unique.
I'm one of those people. Unique and beautiful.
by mina
Sun Aug 02, 2015 3:12 am
Forum: Summer of Elegance, Summer 2015
Topic: Hortus (Bosschaert the Elder)
Replies: 4
Views: 2215

Re: Hortus (Bosschaert the Elder)

I second everything marisaviola said.

A very beautiful perfum, not a lot of throw but very long lasting, "delicate but strong" like Fabienne said.
by mina
Fri Jul 17, 2015 12:26 am
Forum: Permanent Possets' Reviews
Topic: Summer (Mucha)
Replies: 14
Views: 5128

Re: Summer (Mucha)

The others have said it all.
One of the best carnation perfume I've ever smelled (and Fabienne makes wonderful carnation perfumes).