Scented body products ~ 3 summer favorites for 2016

Quick reviews of three scented body products I’ve enjoyed using this summer, and do add your own recent favorites in the comments!

Tauer Perfumes Rose Delight Body Oil

Tauer Perfumes Rose Delight Body Oil

Tauer Perfumes introduced Rose Delight Body Oil early this summer, and I was sent a bottle for review. Normally when I am sent a full bottle of something, I try it, then give it away, but I’ve used so much of this particular bottle that at this point I might as well keep it, so I will.1 It’s essentially jojoba oil (90%) scented with rose. Tauer describes it as “rose petals on a gourmand base”, and it is lightly sweet…

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Up for grabs: Tauer Perfumes Rose Delight Body Oil

Tauer Perfumes Rose Delight Body Oil

What is it: Tauer Perfumes’ new Rose Delight Body Oil — “Treat yourself with this luxuriously scented body oil. 90% cold pressed Jojoba oil and 10% fragrant delight” — courtesy of Andy Tauer. Three 50 ml bottles are up for grabs, one for each of three winners. (And if you just want to buy a bottle, it’s currently being offered at an introductory price.)

How do I get it: For a chance to win, leave a comment on the website telling us a) your favorite product ever from Tauer Perfumes or Tauerville, or b) your favorite body oil, or c) something else you’ve been dying to say in a comment.

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Tauerville Fruitchouli Flash ~ fragrance review

peach and patchouli

Ladies and gentlemen, take your seats. The Fruitchouli match is ready to begin. On the right we have peach and apricot in their full jammy splendor. On the left is patchouli, with an assist from amber. With power players like this, who will win? And will anyone be able to sit through the entire competition without a clothespin for her nose?

“Fruitchouli” is the clever name for a genre of fragrances with — you guessed it — prominent fruit and patchouli notes, such as Calvin Klein Euphoria. The term is usually bestowed disparagingly. (If you know who coined fruitchouli, please leave a comment! It’s become such a part of the perfumista vocabulary that I can’t pin down where it originated, but I’d love to give proper credit.)

Andy Tauer had the guts to make fruitchouli his own by creating Tauerville Fruitchouli Flash…

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Up for grabs: Tauerville Fruitchouli Flash

Tauerville Fruitchouli Flash

What is it: a 30 ml bottle of Fruitchouli Flash, sprayed a couple times.

How do I get it: For a chance to win, leave a comment on the website telling me that you live in the US (or that you can provide a US mailing address). Then tell me either a) what note or theme you hope Tauerville will feature in the next Flash fragrance, or b) your favorite fruitchouli perfume, or c) something else you’ve been dying to post in a comment.

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