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Beauty Notes: perfumes part 3


Posted by Colleen Shirazi, Thursday, August 02, 2007 2:50 PM (Eastern)

passion by annick goutal(see part 2)

It's funny, Annick Goutal's Passion now smells quite good on me. I'm not sure why I disliked it before. It could have been a case of "confused nose." When I sniffed it initially, something screamed "1970's!" and I put it aside. (If, say, pop music diversity reached its summit in the 70's, perfumery sure didn't.)

Passion is a tuberose and jasmine scent, a little vanilla...it's sweet, a bit simple, but good. It now goes on my short list, along with their Heure Exquise and Néroli.

I'd say some of the Annick Goutal scents lend themselves as well to layering as Etro's. Why layer? :) I think I'm the only one on LP who does it routinely, but I tend to think in terms of components all the time, how you can move the components around, what you can do with them.

Leaving Annick Goutal Eau du Ciel and Songes on my to-retry list.

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