Smelling of roses

When you’re buying a fragrance – for yourself, to gift a loved one, or to scent a home – do we really consider or care about the top notes, the middle/heart notes and the base notes? It sounds like musical chords creating the scales of a perfect harmony – which is kind of true when it comes to perfume. I guess creating a perfume is kinda clever?!

Unless you are a perfumer or an established beauty/fragrance writer/reviewer/blogger – most of us only care about the finished smell!

For me, perfumes give us such sentimental value and I instantly recognise fragrances worn by those we love, we miss, and also those special times in our lives.

On a shopping spree last week I found myself wandering around in Jo Malone – trying out new scents and experimenting with new layering combinations – I left with a new candle to enjoy in my home, of a scent that reminds me of a very special time.

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I heart Jo Malone

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