Scented Candles; let’s talk about them.
They do two things. The warmth of a room will release scent from the wax without lighting the candle. This is a beautiful item to have near an armchair.
A Holiday Perfume has been created every year since 2000 by Dawn Spencer Hurwitz. Her concept is to get people in the holiday spirit through scent.
I first came across this Scent Library disguised as a book on The Scented Hound whose esteemed nose had sniffed it out way back in August. I wanted to wait until now to write about it as it makes a great gift for Hanukkah, Christmas or your own holiday celebration. This is a great affordable gift for family, a friend or a perfume fiend.
If you can correctly identify the Perfume Personality in the photo you will be in the draw in win one of 3 sample sets of the the entire range of a certain house.
It was a thousand Perfume Years ago in September 2012 that Portia posted her review on Caron’s Nuit de Noel. While I thought the post to be oddly out of season I also imagined that this was what every Perfumista in the world wore on the eve of Christmas. So I bought it and was thankful to have been alerted well ahead of time.
The Smelly Vagabond is hosting a conversation on credibility and perfume writing with reference to Persolaise’s article on the same topic. There are some great comments from some great people.