Deep Night by Ghost

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Combining sweetness and mystery.

Just by looking at Ghost’s Deep Night bottle you know that the perfume inside is going to be unique and mysterious. With vanilla-scented night-blooming cereus and rose in the top, the opening is a sweet and fresh floral. Personally, I cannot distinctly identify the rose – instead I get a heavy and sensually sweet vanilla with just a touch of delicate floral. In the heart, apricot, peach, and white wood come together and provide a continuation of the warmth of the top notes. They also lift the scent’s impression, tempering the sweetness by adding an element of rich and fruity freshness. The white wood also contributes to this, providing depth and smokiness to the fragrance. Continue reading

Cocktail by Gorilla Perfume

Cocktail

Decadence and elegance, bottled.

If you took fresh lavender and crushed it in your hands then the intense aroma released would be reminiscent of the top notes of Cocktail, Gorilla Perfume’s homage to classic French perfumery. Reluctant as I was to try a perfume containing lavender (the unfortunate connotation of it being the kind of thing that only older women wear), the other notes tempted and intrigued me… Continue reading

La Petite Robe Noire by Guerlain

La Petite Robe Noire

A decadent cherry delight.

A gift for Valentine’s Day, La Petite Robe Noire is my first Guerlain fragrance, and none of their other perfumes have delighted my nose as much as this one. When I first spritzed it on the skin an unfamiliar note of black cherry was released, one which I found to be more pleasing on the nose compared to other fruit notes – it’s less of a fresh smell, and more of a sensual one. Berries and almonds follow closely behind, respectively adding hints of bounciness and sweet creaminess. Continue reading

Lust by Gorilla Perfume

Lust

Sexy, sultry and sophisticated.

Lust from Gorilla Perfume is a strong, seductive fragrance, most definitely one for the evening. When you first smell it then it may seem a little overwhelming, but give it time and it will gently develop into a smooth, sexy scent; one that envelops you in a layer of sultry sophistication. Whilst the smell is undeniably feminine, it’s also incredibly sensual. It’s sweet, yet musky; pretty, yet naughty, and deeply mysterious. If you want a perfume to complete your sexy evening look then this is undoubtedly the one to go for. Continue reading