First Impressions, Perfume

Xtina-Mas Perfume Advent Calendar Day 5: Secret Potion, The Tropical Punch One With The Ad Made of LIES

On the fifth day of Xtina-mas, Xtina gave to me a tropical take on an old friend and an advertising campaign made of PURE LIES in the form of 2011’s Secret Potion. Since 2011 is one of the roughest, weirdest years in Christina Aguilera’s career, I’m not going to politely ask to add a little context. LET’S JUST GET INTO IT.…

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First Impressions, Perfume

An Apple a Day: First Impressions of Lolita Lempicka’s L’Eau en Blanc

I’ll admit off the bat that I’m not exactly proud of resorting to another “apple a day” line for this post’s title, particularly as I already played that card on Instagram, but Lolita Lempicka’s apple-shaped flacon makes it so tempting (do you see what I did there?!?), and besides, it was between this and an even lazier “Winter is Coming” pun, so you…

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