Jasmine Perfumes

芬芳美麗滿枝椏
又香又白人人誇

My name is Jasmine.

And for years, I had tried to avoid scents with a dominant jasmine note despite my growing love for the scent – because I didn’t understand how I could love it so much at times, and scrub it off at others.

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The Body Shop Fuji Green Tea Range

Cleansing and calming

A sneak-peek at The Body Shop’s Fuji Green Tea range to be released April 7th, including some first impressions.

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Though The Body Shop’s Cherry Blossom scent falls slightly short for me (I have high expectations for scents quintessentially associated with Asian culture), Fuji Green is actually a pleasant cross between Crabtree & Evelyn’s Aloe Vera and L’Occitane’s own Thé Vert scent.

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YSL Black Opium

Sweet cream & Marlboro Lights

According to the site, YSL Black Opium was developed by perfumers Nathalie Lorson, Marie Salamagne, Olivier Cresp and Honorine Blanc. Notes include coffee, pink pepper, orange blossom, jasmine, vanilla, musk and cedar.

And it is just as the notes suggest after you take out the coffee and cedar and adding in a dollop of sugar and wisps of smoke from Marlboro Lights.

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