Dilettante by Hiram Green

I received my sample of Dilettante this past June (which tells you how behind I am in my blog reviews) and indeed this was supposed to be a summertime post. The three listed notes of orange flower, petitgrain, and essential oil of orange suggest that this fruity floral perfume would sit perfectly in the pocket of a warm summer night, but this Dilettante has more to offer.

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Balance EDP by Sigil Scent

What first struck me about Sigil Scent was its unique name. Sigil. As gleaned from the website, its name is derived from the Latin word sigillum or seal, “a unique sign infused with personal meaning”. For Patrick Kelly, the creator of Sigil Scent, it signifies the ritual of applying fragrance in order to help set and guide your intention for the day.

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The Boxwalla’s August Beauty Box Review

I hope you enjoy this YouTube review of August’s BoxWalla Beauty Box! This box included products from Odacite, Moss and Biodara, such wonderful green beauty brands. Watch for all the details and visit The Boxwalla if you’d like to subscribe to their October box!


Disclosure: This box was provided to me by the brand. All opinions are my own and I am not financially compensated for my reviews. Post does contain an affiliate link. 


Los Feliz Botanicals Reviewed.

Los Feliz is a neighborhood in Los Angeles, not too far from where I went to college, so when the PR gal from Los Feliz Botanicals contacted me, my interest was instantly piqued. When I learned that Krystal Quinn Castro, the creator of LFB, studied with Mandy Aftel, my interest was piqued even more and I knew this was a line I needed to explore.

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The Roses of Heliogabalus

Natural Rose Perfumes by Velvet & Sweet Pea and Lalun Naturals

Truth be told, I am not typically drawn to rose perfumes. It’s not that I don’t appreciate or even enjoy the scent of rose, I do. I actually love rose in body and skincare products, but in terms of perfumes being focused on rose, it’s not what I seek out when perusing fragrances. Recently, I had the pleasure of trying out perfume samples from Lalun Naturals and Velvet & Sweet Pea’s Purrfumery, and was quite surprised to be most impressed by their rose offerings.

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