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Frugal Fragrancing with Addison and Gates

When I went looking for new solid perfumes to review for this blog, I never expected to find them (or any perfumes, really) at the place where I bought my dining room table a few years ago. But sure enough, Cost Plus World Market came up on the first page of a Google Shopping search. […]

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That Time I Liked a Solid Better: SJP Covet

A long story about how I came to love this polarizing fragrance

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Where and How to Apply Solid Fragrances

An illustrated guide featuring fine art!

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Zodiac Scents: Dark Beauty Boutique Pisces

Hey, baby! What’s your sign? Proud Pisces here! Let’s go for a swim! Cheesy pick-up lines aside, Astrology is a serious matter for some people. I do read my daily (and sometimes monthly) horoscopes, mostly for fun and sometimes as food for thought, especially during these troubling times, but I’d describe myself as being in […]

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Frugal Fragrancing with Wanderer Beauty

On Monday, I wrote about a solid perfume from esteemed French niche house Diptyque. On Thursday, I’m now writing about a budget line of solid perfumes available exclusively at Walmart. I’m all about mixing the high dollar and the low dollar, baby–in fragrances and in life. These may seem like an odd choice, but I […]

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Durable and Enduring: Diptyque L’Ombre dans L’Eau

A solid whose performance is on par with the liquid

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Where Did the Mass Market Solids Go?

It’s a mystery, but Victoria’s Secret, Avon and Yves Rocher, I’m looking at you…

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The Beauty that Begins as Beast: Cartier Carat

Apply accordingly for the impact you want this scent to make

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Using a Scent for Remembrance: Aftelier Velvet Tuberose

It might seem strange to think about perfume on such an occasion, if you’re not a fragrance lover…

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Solid Fragrance Sampling: Othús Perfumery

A natural perfumery specializing in solid fragrances that are absolutely delightful