Testing Maison Lancome and Tom Ford

Here are some sample cards from my quick visit to Brown Thomas the other day.

Maison Lancome and Tom Ford sampling |BonjourPerfume, 2020

I had a chance to finally try these, and two days later the scents still linger on very strong.

[I must also say, the fragrance community is very influential πŸ˜€ ]

And here are my favorites from the trip: πŸ™‚
Maison Lancome – Parfait de Roses, Oud Bouquet
Tom Ford – Cafe Rose, Noir de Noir

Maison Lancome Parfait de Roses reminded me of a Lipstick Rose – sweet, warm, gourmand vanilla scent. Slightly fruity as well, to freshen up the palate.

Oud Bouquet was a rich woody scent, and it remained so till the end. Like my husband said, it’s very deep in the forest πŸ˜€
It is composed of three woods from different continents – oud, leathery cedarwood, and patchouli. Accordingto the brand, it is a “narcotic and sensual rose”  but I would like to try it on skin first…

Tom Ford – Cafe Rose was very attractive, I instantly felt drawn to it. It is a warm, spicy rose scent, with notes of coffee and  patchouli. Enticing, exotic, seductive? – yes, yes, yes!

Noir de Noir – “rich feminine florals and masculine earthiness” – ylang ylang, patchouli, black truffle, vanilla, tree moss, rose (?). Dark, sexy, indulgent? – right so! Noir de Noir is nothing like Black Orchid as I thought it would be. The base notes of this particular scent are the most attractive to me from all four sampling cards.

Now, I can only wish to try out all of these scents on my skin, to get a better understanding and feeling… but so far, I really like them all. πŸ™‚
Seems like rose – patchouli combo is back and is here to stay! πŸ™‚ ❀

Testing Maison Lancome and Tom Ford

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