Some of you may know I’ve been doing rolfing the last few month. We’re getting near the end of the series, which is all the neck, shoulder, back, head work. Every time I go in, I have headaches for the next 3-4 days. This is one of those days. It’s well worth it, but just a lot of lactic acid builds up in those areas. It was much easier to deal with when it was my legs or arms aching for those few days.
It’s not been a good day to sniff, so I’m going to do some cleanup on giveaways and let you know about a couple more Roja Dove splits going on.
Winners of the Creed Acqua Fiorentina sample: Tammy, sheo, Scott, KathyT, Masha, Jill S, maitreyi, dagney, Linda and Amy K.
Byredo Bal d’Afrique sample winners: pyramus and Ojeda. Thanks to all of you for playing.
Just click on Contact Us on the left and remind me what you won so I can send you the correct thing.
So an unnamed, but reliable, person, is organizing some more Roja Dove semi-bespoke fragrance splits. These run about $7 a ml in a split. I smelled all of these, I believe, and there wasn’t one I wouldn’t happily have, and I plan to get in on all of these splits. If you are interested, click on the Contact Us, tell me which split you are interested in. Minimum splitting is 15 mls, so please tell me the amount as well. I realize these are unsniffed, but I can’t imagine that any of them wouldn’t be superbly swappable if it just doesn’t work out.
3 – bergamot, lavender, rose, jasmine, cedar, vetiver, vanilla, civet (lighter civet than the skanky fabulous 7). The notes I got on it were that it was Jicky, but less lavendery. I have to note here that the person sniffing it doesn’t read civet heavily, so it could lean to the skanky.
4 – bergamot, orange, rose, jasmine, orris, musk, sandalwood. Her notes were that it was more soft, like a Guerlain than hard-edged like a Chanel. Her favorite perfume is Vol de Nuit, so this has a very classic feel to it. A little like MDCI Enlevement au Serail’ish?
6 – bergamot, orange, ros, jasmine, orris, opoponax, musk. Her notes are that this is all opoponax. So if you don’t like the ‘pop, you are gonna despise this. Opoponax lovers will adore it. She said it is very potent and her strip she sprayed it on is going strong after 4 days.
So some more very special splits, if y’all are interested! Sorry about the lack of anything resembling a review today, but I did sniff the new Divine briefly and am enchanted. They sent a bunch of samples, so I’ll be doing a give-away on that next week.