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Spdysart
Okay, now anyone who follows me knows that I am a huge sucker for packaging.. and that’s definitely how YSL pulled me in on this one. I do love the way that the traditonal YVES SAINT LAURENT - Black Opium Eau de Parfum
smells, but this bottle and this new fragrance bring something else to the table. With the traditional notes of coffee and vanilla from the orginal perfume this is a scent you’ll recognize, but the new elements of the YVES SAINT LAURENT - Black Opium Eau de Parfum Intense
might have you sniffing twice. This perfume also has more orange blossom notes, while the original sticks more to the white flower notes (so this one does have a bit of a cirtrus kick to it). But it also has notes of Absinthe, which give it an incredibly unique smell. After watching reviews I was concerned that the black licorice notes would be too strong, but personally I barely even notice them. This perfume is perfect for the woman who loves the basic pleasures in life, but is willing to be a bit more daring and bold. If you love warm, robust, and spicy frangrances this one is for you! This being said it is on a steeper side price wise, but I find that the eau intense formula lasts 8+ hours on my skin! Will I be repurchasing - 120%, I can see this becoming my signature scent for sure! I love the smell and how long it lasts, my only fear is that because it’s limited time I won’t be able to get a second bottle before mine runs out! Might have to pick-up another one at the next VIB sale 🤩
Nov. 17
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GOURMANDE 🍨 FRAGRANCE CAPSULE
Here’s a list of my favourite gourmande perfumes of all time! They’re pretty affordable, designer, very wearable. What are your favorite perfumes? I love discovering new ones! Paco Rabanne - Olympéa [FiveStars] A cheerful, more fruity gourmande. On the bright side but not exactly “young”. The base is still salty vanilla cashmere but layered with crisp apple. It’s the freshest and most laid-back gourmande scent I own. Can be worn every day. Not like any other Paco Rabanne you’ve ever smelled. Jean Paul Gaultier - La Belle [FiveStars] Sticky gourmande 101 - very straight forward notes of sweet vanilla, apricot and honey. You smell like an actual appricot cake. Uncomplicated, relaxed greatness. Elie Saab - Girl of Now [FiveStars] Hybrid base notes of almond cream and tonca bean with top layers of pear and pistacchio. The pistacchio in this is so energizing. It brings a new vibe to the whole category imho. Very interesting scent that remind me of summer afternoons in the city. YVES SAINT LAURENT - Black Opium Eau de Parfum My first love! This is a fragrance with bold projection. Deep and spicy, it hits you from the open with coffee and vanilla and dries down a little more white floral. Massively sexy and borders on Oriental for sure. Perfect for late winter or a night out. GUERLAIN - Mon Eau de Parfum A thin gourmande. Still sweet but with an Iris and Lavender vibe to it. I would call this your every-day gourmande. A very likeable skin scent that smells like sweet vanilla and lavender. Jean Paul GAULTIER - Scandal for Women Eau de Parfum Ouff! this one is a deep, complexe and sensual scent. Projection that will grab attention so I would be mindful of when/where you wear it. Smells like honey layered over orange blossom and spiked with green floral/jasmin. There’s definitely a powder to it but its not at all obnoxious. I’m completely addicted to it. Perfect for when you’re generally up to no good 😏... DOLCE&GABBANA - The Only One Eau de Parfum A sophisticated and tidy gourmande you can wear any time. The base notes are coffee/chocolate and I want to say orange blossom. Definitely some floral in here but it is crisp. A super put-together and calculated fragrance. BOSS - The Scent Private Accord for Her Eau de Parfum Speaking of chocolate and orange.. This is very bright and captivating. Has a fresh/clean character to it but also smells like a delicious choco-orange treat. It’s sweet without being “sticky”. Wear any time, anywhere - she’s not fussy. gisou - Honey Infused Hair Perfume I love the smell of honey in the shower and in my hair and this is 100% that honey smell. It’s as if LUSH’s “It’s Raining Men” had an older, cooler sister we never knew about. Smells like honey royalty.
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SunshineSands
Popular products I really wish worked 💔
Have you ever wished a popular product worked on you the same way it seems to work on everyone else ?!? No matter how much you stomp your foot and yell "but everyone else loves it!" it just doesn’t work for you? Me too, me too. Here’s a list of products currently subscribed to my heart-break club: belif - Aqua Bomb Deep Hydration Set Anything from BELIF but I know the Aqua Bomb line was super popular. It left me completely dry and irritated like my first BF 💔 TATCHA - The Silk Canvas Protective Primer I’ve had better. The ELF pore filling putty is better, seriously, I’m not even sorry. I’ve also tried the cleanser and a foaming serum, all absolute trash for me 💔 YVES SAINT LAURENT - Black Opium Eau de Parfum UGH the one that got away 😩this one truly truly breaks my heart because it is my absolute favorite scent in the world but I can’t even wear one drop for 5 mins. Instant headache, nausea 💔😭 Charlotte Tilbury - Magic Cream Moisturizer The fuckboi of skincare. I held out for so long on buying this because I had a sneaky suspicion that it would be over-hyped and then one of my favorite YouTubers swore by it and I had to buy it. Why am I the way that I am? it wasn’t bad but it also wasn’t very good. PAULA'S CHOICE - Skin Perfecting 2% BHA Liquid Exfoliator SIGH. Just no. They said you have to use it for a long time to see results...2 months and nothing 😕 Milk MAKEUP - Hydro Grip Primer This pilled on my face no matter how many foundations or moisturizers I tried with it. Even no moisturizer. Really Not sure what the big hype over this is 💔 YOUTH TO THE PEOPLE - Superfood Antioxidant Cleanser my summer fling. It worked wonders for 4 weeks and then I started noticing redness, dryness and flakiness. Not using this anymore is one the best decisions I’ve ever made for my skin. Those 4 weeks were magical though - never forget 💔 laura mercier - Translucent Loose Setting Powder The "it’s not you, it’s me " listen idk who they’re marketing to but this is not translucent. For whatever reason it shows up a pastel shade of Cheetos on my skin. Not impressed, this is definitely more like a tinted powder. Coty Airspun forever 🤘🏻 Honorable mentions: ANY SUNSCREEN EVER KNOWN TO MAN. I only wear it because I know I’m supposed to. The one that bothers my skin the LEAST seems to be Australian Gold - Botanical Tinted Face Sunscreen SPF 50 ANY NON-WATERPROOF MASCARA. I have very straight, stubborn lashes and this mascara keeps them curled like a charm: COVERGIRL - Exhibitionist Waterproof Mascara
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SunshineSands

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You love florals? This scent is for you!
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