Do you remember Lauren by Ralph Lauren back in the early 1990s? A friend of mine in high school had it, and I remember wearing it whenever I went over to Ann’s house. Since then I’ve had a soft spot in my heart for all Ralph Lauren Fragrances. Usually I like them, but none have become my go-to, every day fragrance. However, the new release, Woman by Ralph Lauren, is right up my alley and…

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1. Bobbi Brown Beach (at Nordstrom or Bobbi Brown): It’s not perfume really, it’s like someone took the scent of summers at the beach from your teen years and put it in a bottle. It’s a bit sand, a bit sea air, and there’s even a bit of a sunscreen scent somehow. Putting this on immediately makes me think of summer. I take a rollerball of this with me on every beach vacation to help…

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I used to do a lot of fragrance reviews here on 15 Minute Beauty. I really do love fragrances and perfume! But, I find them very hard to write, and since my sense of smell does seem to be a bit out of whack while I’m pregnant, and often for decent parts of the spring and fall, despite lots of allergy meds. So, the result is fewer fragrance reviews. But, you can bet that I’m…

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The final fragrance of the DKNY scents is Rio’s scent, it really does the city justice. This is a sultry, sexy fragrance. You’ll want to reserve this one for dinner with your sweetie or a similar occasion. Notes: Top Notes: Apple, Passionfruit Middle Notes: Gardenia, Orange Blossom Base Notes: Benzoin, Myrrh, Sandalwood This fragrance opened with more passionfruit than apple, a bit more subdued and deeper than the apple note featured in many of these…

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Ok, so I know that I promised all 4 perfume reviews yesterday, but for some reason these are hard for me to write, and seriously… It’s my birthday today, so I bumped 2 to today. šŸ˜€ The Paris scent of this foursome is inspired by an afternoon spent strolling through the Jardin du Luxembourg and evenings along the Seine. Like the others in the series this is a fruity floral, but it is a bit…

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