Scent{ing} · Tallulah Jane & Grasse Roots

June 2nd, 2016 · 2 comments · permalink

I was an ardent fan of Black Phoenix Alchemy Lab for years and reviewed nearly every scent that I tried over on the forums, but – overwhelmed by their enormous catalogue and put off by all of the limited editions that I could never get my hands on – I eventually got away from it. These last several weeks, however, have found me falling into the larger intoxicating world of perfume in a very big, very serious way. Grief therapy, diversion, simple lovely new passion; I’ve found myself here for myriad reasons, and it has not been unlike stumbling into an unexpected love affair, all dewy eyed flushed skin and softest sighs. I feel like I have been living on another planet. I am drunk on perfume.

Brother and sister perfumistas – (and by the way, I would place myself solidly at stage two of that little list, with perhaps a healthy dose of stage four) – will empathize at the tidal comings and goings of sundry perfume samples my home has newly been experiencing. Naturally, I feel compelled to share my thoughts on each of them going forward in the hopes of enticing some of you into this perfumed little world with me(?) or, at the very least, helping someone to find a new scent that sings to them.

And with that; on to the perfume . . . !

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