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House of Matriarch Blackbird Fragrance Review

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* Imagine walking into a circle of people smoking pot in the forest. That’s the top note – weed residue floating in the air of sappy spruce and pine trees.

* Flashback – field trip in college to the mountains of East Tennessee and I ended up with stoner friends. Lovely scent memory.

* The smell of weed gets stronger and more dense while turning sweeter and skankier at the same time.

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Pinrose Campfire Rebel Fragrance Review

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* A big cloud of smoke which quickly disperses to become whiskey.

* This scent actually gets stronger and projects more as you wear it.

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Pinrose Sugar Bandit Fragrance Review

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* Starts with a soft hint of Play-Doh – with a mix of burnt sugar and caramel.

* Actually, that’s not really fair – the “Play-Doh” accord burns off quickly and the caramel gets stronger.

* It gets sweeter as white chocolate and vanilla joins the caramel.

* I find myself wanting to lick myself around this point.

* The sweetness is grounded by creamy sandalwood for a long-lasting base.

Summary: Sugar Bandit is a really fun scent to wear.  It skews very young with the sweet notes, though it reminds me a bit of Guerlain Gourmand Coquin.  It stays present for a long time but it is never too dense or overwhelming – it feels more like a cloud of sweet air around you.  It reads more feminine, but a guy could still pull this off.  If you like sweet gourmands but don’t want to spend a lot of money, Sugar Bandit is worth testing.

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Pinrose Sugar Bandit is available from the Pinrose website

Disclaimer: Samples purchased through Pinrose webite. Image courtesy of Pinrose website.

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Pinrose Moonlight Gypsy Fragrance Review

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* First whiff is a sweet cherry wine with a hint of spices.

* More than wine, it actually smells like an Indian candy that I had once – I just can’t remember the name.