Guerlain has launched Météorites Le Parfum, a new fragrance for women. Like Terracotta Le Parfum, Météorites Le Parfum is a limited edition inspired by the brand’s cosmetic products, in this case, the Météorites powder pearls…
A body wash sampler from Lockwood New York, with 60 ml bottles of No 22 Rosemary Geranium body wash, No 32 Ginger Basil body wash and No 42 Mint Sage body wash. $14 at Lockwood.
She also clarified that the relaunch, which is happening with the help of Digital Media Management, could evolve into the creation of further fragrances. “Our plan is to bring [Boyfriend] back and continue to test and develop more products with the winning scent,” she said.
According to the official Boyfriend Perfume Instagram account, the company has been working on perfecting the original formula for the past year.
— Kate Walsh talks about the relaunch of Boyfriend. Read more at Kate Walsh’s ‘Boyfriend’ fragrance makes a comeback at The Malay Mail.
Following a path through the olfactory universe of hesperidia led me into a vast world, dotted with surprises, with citrus fruits. Finger lime, Buddha’s hand fruit, Eureka lemon…. So many unusual varieties of citrus appealed to me, but it was the smoky and distinguished black lime that finally stood out as the key note. — Christine Nagel
When Hermès announced Eau de Citron Noir I was thrilled. It was (maybe) full of things I love: citrus galore, black tea, guaiac wood. My nose itched for a sniff but, wisely, I didn’t just up and buy Eau de Citron Noir before smelling it. It has become my most recent and glaring example of the distance between desire and description — and reality.
Black lime (the dried fruit) as a perfume note intrigued me the most. These hard, charcoal-colored limes are used in Middle Eastern cuisine, and have a complex aroma: musty, fermented, charred, sweet and sour (think citrus-and-sugar-spiked rice vinegar); they smell like the inside of a well-used, wooden Indian spice box that’s held a variety of spices for decades…