Sanae Intoxicants

2019 has brought so many wonderful companies into the forefront of my perfume journey, and Sanae Intoxicants is no exception! These beautiful natural elixirs are blended by Sanae Barber in L.A. with a bohemian sort of whimsy and artistry; each perfume tells a story about the wearer and the sort of adventures they may have.... Continue Reading →

Heretic Jasmine Smoke

If I could choose one scent that I willingly admit to being completely enamored with, it's jasmine. The scent that wafts off the verdant green vines under a hot summer sun lures  me like a kid to an ice cream truck. I am smitten and cannot help but follow my nose when I smell it.... Continue Reading →

Vered Divinité

Famed New York esthetician Vered Back is the master creator behind VERED organic Botanicals. Several years ago, I recall seeing an article about her and her hand crafted skincare and perfumes. At the time, I was just beginning my transition to clean beauty and searching far and wide for products and solutions. Fast forward several... Continue Reading →

Kahina Giving Beauty: Fez & Essaouira

Fez and Essaouira: the two fragrant offerings from Kahina Giving Beauty. Inspired by the ancient Moroccan city and sunny beachside town, these two fragrances capture the spirit of their cities namesakes. Essaouira, the lighter of the two fragrances, opens with a geranium explosion; a citrus-like floral note. When I first sniff the bottle, this is... Continue Reading →

D’Antonio Solid Perfumes

Perfume has always had a transcendental quality for me; just a bit, and suddenly I am ready to take anything on. It's like confidence in a bottle, and it's always the final step in my routine before I address the day. Some would say a picture is worth a thousand words - I would say... Continue Reading →

Harvey Prince Perfumes

My first introduction to Harvey Prince Perfumes came several years ago: I received a small rollerball of Hello, a bright cheery citrus based fragrance. This was long before my clean beauty journey began. Little did I know, we'd meet again. I received the perfume Sincerely. It's described as 'The scent that transports you'. Oh girl,... Continue Reading →

Pour le Monde Perfumes

    Pour le Monde: For the World. Ever on the hunt for natural fragrances, I stumbled upon Pour le Monde and was instantly captivated by their clean and elegant packaging. 3 clear bottles with pastel labels called out to me, and I wanted to know more. I received a sampler trio ($23) of their... Continue Reading →

Gateaux by Florescent

Finding natural perfumes can be really difficult. Many that I've tried smell less like a true perfume and much more like an essential oil blend: there's nothing wrong with that but I personally am a perfume aficionado. I want my natural, green, clean perfume to smell like a perfume! Florescent is dedicated to creating natural,... Continue Reading →

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