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Cleansing Smoke - Review: Naomi Goodsir Bois d'Ascese

By Tara

I really enjoy smoky aromas but I fully expected not to take to Bois d’Ascese (Ascetic Wood) because it sounded like the equivalent of a bushfire on the smokiness scale. 474 more words

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What's Your Poison? - Review: By Kilian Addictive State of Mind Collection

By Tara

While recent collections from By Kilian have left me cold, I was still interested to try this set of addiction inspired scents because they seemed to mark a return to a darker mood. 532 more words

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Absolute Aphrodisiac - Review: Introducing Initio Parfums Privés

By Sandra

Taking a stroll through the city the other day I stopped in a perfume store and asked if they had anything new. Spring is thankfully fast approaching and I love sniffing the new releases for spring as they start rolling in. 485 more words

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Different And Good - Review: Papillon Perfumery Angélique

Darling Olfactoria’s Travelers,

Portia from Australian Perfume Junkies and Perfume Posse and today I’m trying a new-to-me house for you all. Not so long ago Karen Gilbert was in Australia and she left me three samples of the Papillon range, I really loved the… 425 more words

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Free Spirit - Review: Vero Profumo Kiki Voile d'Extrait

By Tara

Vero Kern is steeped in the classic fragrances from Guerlain and Caron which she wore for many years before becoming a perfumer. This knowledge, love and appreciation of old-school French perfumery comes through in her artistic creations time and again. 532 more words

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Saint and Sinner - Review: L'Artisan Parfumeur Passage d'Enfer

By Tara

The name of this fragrance always put me off. Understanding it to mean “Gates of Hell” I imagined Passage d’Enfer to be sulphurous and indolic. 484 more words

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A Bitch In A Tar Pit - Review: Montale Aoud Cuir d'Arabie

Hello Olfactoria’s Travelers,

Portia in the OT house from Australian Perfume Junkies and Perfume Posse.

A split I was part of a while ago that turned out to be a fave for a while and then the decant got put in a box and ignored. 515 more words

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