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Scent of a Baker Reviews  

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Always more perfume and fragrant products reviews are always on the way. Do check the Archived Scent features for news on previous perfume launches and fragrances. You can also find other fragrant features of mine at



Aromas from the kitchen, scent from the boudoir, flowers from the garden: fragrances everywhere....As a baker girl/chef, it is no surprise that I am seduced by scent. In addition to working with fragrance and flavors in the bakery and kitchen, I also dabble in candle making, personal and custom perfumes, and hand milled soaps as well as home fashioned incense and potpourri. I am happy to share what I also sleuth out in the way of the best in special and unique scents (in toiletries, perfumes, aromatherapy oils, soaps, cosmetics, and incense) for my visitors. Sometimes, I stray to related niceties, such as books on the subject, or chimes, and other softer-side-of-lifestyle products. Here is where you will my reviews and special discoveries on scent, perfumes, soaps, candles, home fragrance, cosmetics, even men's scents, and sometimes a recipe or two for potpourri, homemade cologne, vanilla or lavender sleep pillows. Scent of a Baker is an oasis for your senses and it is moving to

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Perfume Review : Marina de Bourbon
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Vanilla Smoke by Mandy Aftel
Vanilla & Gourmands Perfumes
Perfume Review: Estee Lauder: Aerin Lilac Path
Perfume Review: White Linen, Estee Lauder
Perfume Review: Unconditional Love & Falling In Love, Philosophy
Perfume Profile: Oriens, Van Cleef and Arpels
Perfume Review: Womanity by Thierry Mugler
Perfume Review: Summer Essence, David Yurman
Perfume Review: Eau de Musc Narcisco Rodriguez

Perfume Profile: Estee Lauder Sensuous Nude

Marcy Goldman Wheat Siren Perfume Oil
Perfume Review: Jean Piguet Baghari and Fracas

Perfume Profile: Clean, Skin

Perfume Profile: Love, Chloe
Perfume Profile: Elizabeth Arden

Perfume Review: Narcisco Rodriguez
Perfume Profile: Angel Perfume, Thierry Mugler
Perfume Profile: Jean Paul Gaultier
Perfume Profile: Guerlain

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Cosmetics, Moisturizers, Lipsticks, Powders....and Pretty Things
Candles, Fragrant Oils, Essential Oils, Soaps, Aromatherapy Supplies
Hair Stuff, Treatments, Coloring, Shampoo, Etc. 
Pixie Glass Works Perfume Vials 
Home Ambiance Scents, Incense, Sachets, Potpourri and More
One Woman's Journey in Perfumes




Perfume Review: Summer Essence, David Yurman
David Yurman Summer Essence (May 2012 Launch, Limited Edition)

This elegant lilac hued bottle is an apt exterior for an inner essence of grace, modernity and chick - all with a graceful sophistication. This is a perfect scent for spring summer and whereas it has wonderful fruity accords: Nashi Pear, Apple Blossom, Peach Nectar, tiered to florals including White Muguet, Hyacinth and Orchid petals, on a base of Amber, white musk and sandalwood. There is something pleasing about such familiar scents, in floral and sweet notes and yet aside from the Peach Nectar, none stand out. Instead they fan or waft a delicate fusion, the florals are cool (versus too sweet) and tone now the fruit bowl just so. The result is somehow cooling and it works well as a scent to wear from daytime to early evening, even on the most humid of summer nights.

In addition to Summer Essence, the range includes Exotic Essence, a modern sensual Oriental, Deliate Essence , a light and modern floral, and Fresh Essence, a fruity floral with touches of green.

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