Guerlain Homme L’Eau Boisee ~ fragrance review

Guerlain Homme L’Eau Boisée

Guerlain recently launched Guerlain Homme L’Eau Boisée, a flanker of a flanker: Guerlain Homme begat Guerlain Homme L’Eau and now we have Homme L’Eau Boisée. (Hey, Guerlain, what about a NEW men’s fragrance…and let this “idea” rest?)

Homme L’Eau Boisée was developed by Thierry Wasser; his goal — to overdose the Homme L’Eau fragrance with an “exceptional new type of vetiver” from Coimbatore in Southern India. Indians have been growing, distilling, wearing (and drinking!) vetiver (khus) for a long time, but I was curious to see if 1. there was an ‘overdose’ of vetiver in Homme L’Eau Boisée, and 2. if this vetiver smelled different from other types of vetiver I smell all the time in perfume…

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Up for grabs: Tableau de Parfums Loretta samples

Tableau de Parfums Loretta

What is it: Samples of Tableau de Parfums Loretta. 5 samples, 5 winners.

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And the winners are…

...Fearsmice, who takes the bottle of Vetiver of Haiti; Air_ocean, who takes the bottle of Afghanistan Orange Blossom; and Prism, who takes the bottle of Noble Rose of Afghanistan; all from our latest 7 Virtues giveaway. Congrats all!

(and apologies for announcing this a day late, I was distracted by Sandy)