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[personal profile] theora
Here, have some reviews, of the brief persuasion.

Five 2016 Luper reviews enclosed )
sapote: The TARDIS sits near a tree in sunlight (Default)
[personal profile] sapote
When I was heavily into perfume smelling a year or two back, a friend who's a very dedicated enthusiast gave me many samples and even one or two partial bottles, and then I turned out to be an extremely picky person who only likes one or two perfumes by Mindy Aftel and doesn't actually wear anything else. Now I'm moving and I need to clear stuff out. Would you like a box of random perfumes in return for S/H? My only ask is that you take all of it, I'm not trying to split the lot up. (If you want to split the lot with someone else after I mail it to you, that's awesome, may maximum numbers of people be happy!)

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BPAL Lupers

Mar. 3rd, 2016 11:21 am
theora: the center of a dark purple tulip (Default)
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So apparently the Lupercalia order for the decant circle ([community profile] synecdochic_decants) I'm in has finally shipped! I've been stewing over these for a while now, getting antsy! I posted on my journal about what I was looking forward to, thought I'd share here too. FWIW, I'm pretty new to BPAL, and to perfume in general. I ordered:these. )

Anyone have Lupers already, or an order on the way? What are you liking or not liking? What are you looking forward to?
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Initial verdict on BPAL's Dead Leaves, Black Pepper, and Sandalwood:
Smells like all three elements and incredibly amazing in the bottle. Partner and I both get wide-eyed. I pine for a full bottle.

Initial application: Right wrist - soft, warm sandalwood to the forefront. Black pepper underneath. Dead leaves very faint in the background.
Left elbow - PEPPER. Dead leaves. Sandalwood very faint in the background.

30 seconds after application: partner decides my right arm has a new home next to her nose. She barely let go for me to type up this post.

Perfume and body chemistry: SO FASCINATING.
kore: by <user name=elfin> for <user name=smellsgood> (BPAL)
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BPAL Halloween time, that is! What is an instabottle for you? What is a no no no (black) cat? I thought it might be fun to discuss here (I know there's discussions on the forum, Twitter, Facebook et al), so here are the breakdowns behind the cut:

50 Ft Weenies )
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I recently tried:
Scalia: Looming Spectre of Inutterable Horror 4/5
Scalia: Mummeries and Straining-to-be Memorable Passages 3/5
Pretty Deadly: Ginny, The Reaper of Vengeance 5/5
Bewitching Brews: Bliss 1/5

Full reviews over on my DW.

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