The Sexiest Scent on the Planet. Ever. (IMHO). by 4160 Tuesdays

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No, I’m not stating my opinion, this perfume really is called The Sexiest Scent on the Planet. Ever. (IMHO). The name comes from a journalist who declared 4160 Tuesdays’ creation ‘the sexiest scent ever’ when they smelled it. I may not share the exact sentiment, but there’s certainly something sensual and inviting about this fragrance. Continue reading

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Jardin Mystique by Friedemodin

Jardin Mystique

Blooms of warmth nestled amongst enchanting greenery.

One of four perfumes from Friedemodin’s debut Jardin Mystique collection, Jardin Mystique is a green floral fragrance that aims to conjure up the sensory experience of a wild enchanted garden. A sparkling fruit note is what greeted me when I first smelled it. Like crushed blackcurrants, it’s mouth-wateringly juicy and fresh, with just a touch of woodiness. Quickly however, this juicy cassis note is fused with a slight bitterness from citrusy bergamot and an herbaceous touch of freshly cut grass. Continue reading

What I Did On My Holidays by 4160Tuesdays

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Evokes the seaside in (buckets and) spades.

Autumn is here, and if you’re already missing those relaxing sunshine-filled days of summer then 4160Tuesdays may just have an olfactory cure. Inspired by a good old-fashioned British holiday, What I Did On My Holidays evokes childhood memories of ice creams on the beach, strolls along the sea front and the flashing lights of the amusement arcades. Continue reading

‘It’s Raining Men’ Shower Gel by LUSH

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Hallelujah – oodles of honey scented bubbles!

If you’ve ever tried LUSH’s famous ‘Honey I Washed The Kids’ soap, a luscious toffee and honey scented treat, then this shower gel will feel very familiar. ‘It’s Raining Men’ is a silky, golden coloured gel packed with honey, lotus flower, tiger lily and orange blossom – a sweet and rich concoction. This sensual and sticky-sweet mix is tempered with a subtle hint of bergamot which makes the scent fresh as well as decadent. Continue reading

Ricci Ricci by Nina Ricci

Ricci Ricci

Mysterious and complex sensuality.

Ricci Ricci was the first perfume that I bought to wear exclusively in the evening. Unlike Nina L’Elixir, another Nina Ricci favourite of mine, Ricci Ricci is a far more sensual fragrance compared to its lighter cousin. Slightly less girly, but still undeniably feminine, Ricci Ricci combines rich fruit with oriental flowers and delightful woods, and is undoubtedly one of my favourite fragrances. Continue reading