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From Lush, "The Experimenter". Filmed with a Phantom Flex 4K (ultra high definition) at up to 1,000 fps; Lush suggests you view this video in 4K (adjust settings to 2160p) and wear headphones. It's pretty fun even if you don't.

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Holiday fragrance gifts 2014, part 5

The ‘miscellaneous’ gift selection: today we’ve got solid perfumes, plus tea and chocolate, and a few things that just don’t fit anywhere else.

Lush Lust solid

From Lush, the jasmine bomb Lust in a solid perfume tin: “It’s virtually unheard of for a perfume to be this sexy. Seriously, we have really done it this time. Lust is a heady mash-up of rich florals and a warm, woody base that lasts on the skin for hours and hours. LUSH perfume and co-founder Mark has been working on jasmine fragrances for years, and this time he’s gone all the way. Unabashedly sexy, Lust stirs an inexplicable carnal yearning. Resistance is futile.” $11.95 at Lush in the USA

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Scented advent calendars 2014

We won’t start our “official” series of holiday gift posts until Black Friday, but for early birds here is a collection of advent calendars. I’ve mostly included calendars with at least one fragrance-related item, be it perfume, scented body products or home fragrance, but I’ve thrown in one tea calendar and two chocolate calendars for good measure. (Please note that some of these calendars are not available in the US, and a few have already sold out — I will start earlier next year! — and are included here in case you’d like to plan ahead for 2015).

Warning: if you’re thinking of buying one for yourself, there are spoilers below.

Liberty Print Beauty Advent calendar

From Liberty of London, the Liberty Print Beauty Advent calendar — do note that Diptyque candle! £149…

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