Woo Hoo! Let’s see how my month went for January New Thought 2023. This yr I’m aiming to thunk 5 samples/decants per week. Extra if doable, there’s a tonne of them right here to be handled. Each thunk is known as a WIN, as a result of let’s face it who doesn’t want a number of further wins? These are simple wins however hopefully will give us all a way of accomplishment that may carry over into each day life.
January New Thought
A bit recap for individuals who have forgotten.
How It Works
- It doesn’t matter what measurement the pattern or decant it solely counts as ONE win.
- To rely as a win the decant MUST be thunked. Yeah, I do know however that is how I’m enjoying it. You’ll be able to have your personal guidelines if you happen to like.
- Multiples in a day are acceptable. So, if you happen to empty one thing within the morning, one other after work and one other earlier than mattress that counts as THREE wins.
- Producer Journey Measurement isn’t a pattern or decant.
- On the finish of every efficiently accomplished month I’m allowed to reward myself with a splurge from ONE fragrance retailer. Yeah that’s proper. Certain you should buy 20 issues if it makes you content nevertheless it needs to be ONE etailer or retailer in ONE TRANSACTION.
I’m going to have a good time by gifting away a US$50 Present Voucher to Surrender To Chance for each profitable month to 1 fortunate random commenter. Cool eh?
So let’s see how January New Thought went…..
LS: LuckyScent, MS: Producers Pattern, PP: Posh Peasant, TPC: The Perfumed Court docket, STC: Give up To Likelihood
January New Thought: The Thunked
- Le Labo Tonka 25: STC 3ml: Candy radiant white floral with vanilla/woods. Beautiful however smells like a designer. Like
- Morning: Francesca Bianchi The Darkish Aspect: STC 1/2ml: OMG! I see what all of the hype has been about. Totally attractive feral amber with all of the bells and whistles. Love
Night: Mancera Fig Extacy: MS: Opening is dry, raspy pepper spiced fig that rapidly turns into largely in regards to the fruit and amber/woods. Love.
- Morning: Miller Harris Violet Ida: STC 3ml: I wore it to mattress final evening and loved Violet Ida completely so this morning I wore the remnants. Iris/violet and stuff. Like quite a bit. Posse publish
- Morning: De Gabor Darling: MS: That is a lot extra salty than I keep in mind, attractive and unusual. Like quite a bit. Posse publish
- Day: Trudon II: MS: Inexperienced and bitter woods, evenly smoky and dry. Like
Mattress: CHANEL No 19: STC 2ml: There was about 1/2ml and it’s STRONG and feisty. Love
- Morning: Classic Caron Nuit de Noel EdT: STC 3ml: Furriest Xmas vibe over amber. LOVE. Posse publish
Mattress: Nuit de Megeve Eight & Bob: LS .7ml: I can style the espresso on this. Completely blended with tobacco, clove and a beautiful wealthy candy tonka. Longevity not so nice, bummer. Like quite a bit
- Mattress: Classic Patou Pleasure EdT: TPC 3ml: There was solely 1ml nevertheless it was thick and treacleish. Blew my head off. LOVE. Posse publish
- Day: Atelier des Ors Luna Feline: MS: A candy and spicy amber that jogs my memory of Diptyque Eau Duelle (with out being very very like it). A bit extra showy and indulgent. Additionally Luna Feline lasts for eternity! I can nonetheless scent it at 15 hours. Love
- Day: L’Orchestre Parfum Vétiver Overdrive 2022: MS: Metallic, petrochemical grasses over woody amber with a touch of citrus on open. There appears to be ginger and pepper however they aren’t named notes. Very wearable. Like
- Day: Acqua di Parma Magnolia Infinita 2022: MS: Pithy citrus over a jasmine wealthy bouquet with a quietly vegetal musk. Jogs my memory of a Tocca scent, can’t keep in mind which. Nice however didn’t seize me. Like
Night: Nanette Lepore Nanette: Dunno: A fruity floral with amber base. REALLY loved smelling like this and acquired a praise at work tonight. LOVE. WANT!
Mattress: Aftelier Forest Bathing: MS: An odd and exquisite perfume to put on after one thing so mainstream as Nanette. Fruity, brilliant woods with one thing darkish and alluring operating beneath. Like quite a bit.
- Day: Memo Kedu: MS: WOW! The sesame shines via the citrus, so fascinating. I get the acquainted dry again of throat feeling that tea provides me and I’m questioning if it’s the mate. Like
- Mattress: DIOR Homme Sport: MS: That is the trendy model. Good. Protected. Just a bit funky. Yawn
- Day: Classic Coty Emeraude: STC 3ml: 1/2ml of darkish brown juice left within the backside. So wealthy, like contemporary baked fruit cake. Spicy, candy, resinous amber. All prime notes gone. Nonetheless fabulous.
- Morning: By Kilian Voulez-Vous Coucher Avec Moi: MS: Though there are variations and it does scent barely elevated as compared, this actually jogs my memory of Lalique EdP. A tropical fruity floral with creamy vanilla woods base. (Lalique is healthier)
Night: M Micallef Vanille Cuir: MS: I keep in mind falling so onerous for Vanille Marine from this assortment that the others didn’t stand an opportunity. That is means higher than I keep in mind. An ideal stand off between candy, natural and darkish savoury. LOVE
BedL Le Galion L’Aime Perdue: MS: Salty citrus and tropical fruity floral over a honeyed vanilla/woods. Have a bottle from sniffing the primary half of this pattern. LOVE
- Morning: Classic Stella McCartney Stella EdP: PP 2ml: Perhaps 1ml. Dewy roses over a light-weight amber. Nonetheless so contemporary. I keep in mind how a lot love this acquired on the time. Like
Night: Byredo La Botte: MS: A white floral leather-based with some violet leafy greenness. If this was half the worth I’d be raving about it however for this $$$$ I need extra. It’s good. Like
- Day: Jul et Mad Bella Donna: MS: Stunning white floral, dense and evenly tropical. the bottom burnt off in a short time within the muggy Sydney warmth at present. Like Posse publish
Mattress: Aether Citrus Ester: STC 2ml: Pithy citrus and softly candy greenery. LOVE
- Day: Hermès L’Ambre des Merveilles: STC 2ml: Final 1/2ml very darkish juice. Ahhhhhh, so wealthy and thick. Frivolously salted amber with a really Serge Lutens smelling fruit mince word. Love
- Day: Masque Milano Sleight of Fern: MS: GOSH! Not what I used to be anticipating. A resinous, lemon scented, perfumery thought of fig. Frivolously floral and a furry, darkish, forest ground model of oakmoss and unusual muskishness. LOVE
- Day: Serge Lutens Daim Blond: 1ml pattern unknown: Fairly, mushy leather-based, lasts about half-hour and gone.
- Mattress: BDK Velvet Tonka: MS: SWEEEEEET! Used about 1.5ml and it’s probably the most divine cloud of nutty vanilla wealthy tonka/amber/tobacco.
- Morning: Mancera Black Line: MS: Rose, Oudh, Patchouli. Not new. Very good of its style. Tremendous wearable. Like
Night: Miller et Bertaux Oh, ooOoh …oh: MS: Wooden and stuff. How is that this home not ALL perfumistas favorite? LOVE
- Morning: Paco Rabanne Invictus Intense: MS: The opening is booze candy and barely fish oily. I needed for extra pepper. Don’t hate but additionally not what I wish to scent like.
Night: Classic Rochas Femme: STC 2ml: Final, very darkish 1/2ml. Thick, wealthy, luscious and just a little skanky. LOVE
Mattress: Trendy Miss Dior EdP: MS: Nicely, it’s candy and fruity and full garbage in comparison with the unique. Loath
- Day: Atelier des Ors Cuir Sacre: MS: Leather-based and incense executed clean and thoughtfully. Love
Mattress: Unknown: 2ml spray decant: Aldehydic musk, very freaking cool. Like
- Morning: DIOR J’Adore Parfum l’Eau: MS. Cool fruity floral with a crisp Granny Smith apple opening. Like
Night: Miller et Bertaux Om : MS: Spicy incence over vanilla wealthy amber. Stunning, low key and wealthy smelling. LOVE
- Day: Detaille Par 4: MS: Woodsy fragrant. Very good. Like
- Mattress: Unknown: 2ml spray decant: Very conventional masculine fragrant up prime with a contemporary area of interest nutty/woody base. Funnily, it smells just a little like evenly flavoured onerous cheese, fairly salty too. Very wearable. Rattling, I want this had a label. LOVE
- Day: JHaG Miss Charming: MS: Very fairly fruity rose. Like
Night: Important Parfums Good Bergamote: MS: Citrus, fairly, yawn. Like, however not a lot.
Mattress: Elie Saab Le Parfum: MS: Radiant white floral. So attractive. Want I had a bottle. LOVE.
- Night: Amouage Meander: MS: Creamy dry resins and sandalwood with a scratchy pepper overlay. SO GOOD! I already purchased a bottle from my first prepare g of it. LOVE
- Morning: Bulgari Black: PP 1ml: Smoky vanilla gorgeousness with hints of rubber. This pattern is OLD, I can positively scent the distinction from my bottle. Love
Night: Keiko Mecheri Peau de Peche: PP 1ml: I really feel like that is Keiko Mecheri’s very stylish reply to Rochas Femme. A woodified homage, tricked up for the twenty first century. Like
I suppose you all wish to know what my splurge was? LKNU have been having a Maria Candida Gentile used Tester sale. I purchased Barry Lyndon, Cinabre, Hanbury and Kitrea all with 70% or extra juice for under a bit greater than the common value of 1 bottle. YAY! They’re winging their strategy to us as I sort.
Nicely, YAYYYY! SUCCESS! 46 Samples/Decants drained! That’s 46 wins for January.
SURRENDER TO CHANCE GIVEAWAY
So please go away a remark with one thing you thunked in January for January New Thought. I’ll choose a winner randomly. Winner introduced within the February New Thought 2023 publish,