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  • Fragrance Gifting for the holidays
    Fragrance gifting for the holidays: Pro tips to choose the right scent
    Perfume and cologne make ideal stocking stuffers and are great last-minute gift ideas. But, unless the recipient has specifically requested a fragrance, you might not know which scent suits your new partner. Louise Roe, television host, fashion...
  • Peace and Love Hearts
    More fragrance fun from the Peace Love Perfume Project
    Recently I wrote about the Peace Love Perfume Project and some of the scents that emerged from the original idea. Every perfumer who has taken the “PLP” challenge has come up with a different twist on the theme. It's amazing how...
  • SULTAN
    Give the gift of luxury with the new Loup Charmant and NOVA fragrance, 'SULTAN'
    Fragrance is always a big hit for gifting, whether it's for the holidays or a special occasion. If you're planning on gifting someone a fragrance this holiday season, look for a one of a kind fragrance that's a pure indulgent...
  • What To Get Her & Him This Holiday
    London Perfumery Introduces 2014 Holiday Collection
    Bring in the joy this holiday season with Penhaligon's London Perfume 2014 Holiday Collection. These uber-chic, covetable gift sets are embellished with whimsical illustrations that represent fashions of the past.Housed within exquisite tin...
  • gardenia
    Gardenias are more pleasing to the nose than to the eyes.
    It seems that everyone who has ever experienced the seductive yet powerful fragrance of gardenia, Gardenia jasminoides, wants to grow it, but very few actually can. Gardenias like warmth and humidity, but not dry heat, which is why they seem to be...
  • Secret to smooth skin is The Body Shop
    Secret to smooth skin is The Body Shop
    The Body Shop USA is a great bath and body shop that sells delicious smelling items to enhance your skin. In their shop, you can find items like body butters, lotions, facial cleansers, facial moisturizers, lip glosses and so much more. They have...
  • Fragrance of the Month: Fendi and Lolita Lempika
    Fragrance of the Month: Fendi and Lolita Lempicka
    Each month the beauty examiner is going to feature two fragrances: One for the ladies, one for the guys. Check back monthly for fragrance updates to find the one that best fits your fragrance personality.In the spirit of the upcoming holidays,...
  • November fragrance of the month: Lolita Lempicka and Fendi
    November fragrance of the month: Lolita Lempicka and Fendi
    Each month the beauty examiner is going to feature two fragrances: One for the ladies, one for the guys. Check back monthly for fragrance updates to find the one that best fits your fragrance personality.In the spirit of the upcoming holidays,...
  • Love & Peace
    The Peace Love Perfume Project: New fragrances from Olympic Orchids Perfumes
    For those who are not aware of the Internet phenomenon known as “the fragrance community” it might be surprising to discover the existence of a multitude of blogs, fragrance reference sites and social media groups devoted to the...
  • The Scentarium
    A Make-Your-Own-Perfume Party
    The Scentarium—a cozy, subterranean TriBeCa den that creates personalized fragrances—is usually by appointment only. But on Nov. 18, from 6 to 8 PM, it’s throwing open the doors to its living-room-like premises for a perfume...
  • Vitabath Asian Orchid
    Get to know the scents and story of luxury bath and body brand Vitabath
    There's no shortage of bath and body brands on the market, but rarely do they have the same history and as wide a variety of products as Vitabath. The company is nearly 60 years old and still going strong with intriguing scents and a rich...
  • Pacifica Persian Rose Perfume
    Want to smell like real wild roses? Try Pacifica Persian Rose perfume!
    My first try of Pacifica roll-on natural perfumes has been a delightful one! I decided to try the “Persian rose” scent, and was hoping for something that truly smells like wild roses! And low and behold, this perfume is so delectable!...
  • 4:00
    Four O' Clocks are running out of time.
    Not only does it start to bloom late in summer, but as the name implies, four o'clock, Mirabilis jalapa, blooms late in the afternoon to attract nocturnal moths for pollination overnight. By morning, the white, yellow, variable pink or rarely...
  • Autumn Beauty
    Autumn leaves: New indie fragrances for Fall 2014
    Fall is the season when a lot of new mainstream fragrances are launched in anticipation of the holidays, but not all of them are actually a good match for the season. I have been trying out some perfumes from smaller brands that really feel like...
  • October fragrance of the Month: Elizabeth Arden and Gucci
    October ragrance of the Month: Elizabeth Arden and Gucci
    Each month the beauty examiner is going to feature two fragrances: One for the ladies, one for the guys. Check back monthly forfragranceupdates to find the one that best fits your fragrance personality.This month’s fragrances are two unique...