Esxence Diary – Majda Bekkali

Majda Bekkali sounds like a magical spell to me.. This is a name of a very creative and passionate lady, born in Morocco. And this relatively new fragrance house isΒ with us since 2009.

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Majda Bekkali collection | image from Majda Bekkali website

As soon as I close my eyes I can instantly envision the beautifully shaped bottles. They are like stones – so smooth and sleek like the ones caressed by the constant movement of waves… And those colourful ‘stones’ fit your hand perfectly, just like a favourite mug, the one and only… Now, the scents that fill those gorgeous bottles are purely exceptional pieces of art. Each one of them is telling a different story,Β  with passion for life pulsing through.. Continue reading “Esxence Diary – Majda Bekkali”

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Esxence Diary – Majda Bekkali

Yves Rocher – Vanille Noire

#scentoftheday Vanille Noire by Yves Rocher.

Yves Rocher – Vanille Noire | photo by BonjourPerfume

This is a sharp, heady vanilla. Warming the body and lifting the spirit. Continue reading “Yves Rocher – Vanille Noire”

Yves Rocher – Vanille Noire

Heatwave Challenge

Verveine edt by L’Occitane en Provence | BonjourPerfume

Today was the very first day I ever saw the thermometer bar reach 30 C heat in Ireland… After ten years, I can hardly remember what that feels like… Our usual Irish weather would be a balmy 16 C, rain or shine.. ok ok, sometimes we would get an odd 20 C, but only for a day or two… This time, the record breaking heat wave is set to stay with us for another two weeks! Continue reading “Heatwave Challenge”

Heatwave Challenge

Esxence Diary – Dusita

When poetry meets perfume, something magical happens..

Parfums Dusita | BonjourPerfume

And what am I

if not a whisper in the wind…

I can only write what sits heavy on the heart.

As soon as it’s done, thoughts wander off…

Continue reading “Esxence Diary – Dusita”

Esxence Diary – Dusita

Gemstones of Paris – Part II

Something truly remarkable happens when you don’t expect anything and just go with the flow.. Once again I was proven right on the last day of my trip in Paris. πŸ™‚

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Parfums de Nicolai | Photo by Jessica Young

Since I probably don’t have a mind of a reporter, the day when Louvre was on fire the last thing I could think of was the museum. πŸ™‚ Continue reading “Gemstones of Paris – Part II”

Gemstones of Paris – Part II