Sunday, March 29, 2009

Play it like a harmonica...

Not layering exactly--rather, in series.

Lay down a couple of swatches next to each other, then run nose from one to the other.  Kind of like you play the notes on a harmonica.

For example, today:  Yves Rocher Voile d'Ambre next to Penhaglion's Elixir. Run your sniffer over the two in that order. Yummy spicy nice.  Fun for surprise snow.

5 comments:

Musette said...

well, I had an accidental series: Neil Morris's Gotham next to Drama Nuui with a side note of Liz Zorn's Historical Chypre (NMG left on skin from last night, DN deliberately applied this morning, LZHC on the cuff of my hoodie).


'Harmonica' is an excellent instrument to call to mind - this one had a few discordant notes but fun nonetheless!

>-)

Perfumeshrine said...

That's a nice simile actually. Hadn't thought of it that way, but there is a certain sense of fun in doing it that way. Or like a ventaille like perfumers do.

ScentScelf said...

Musette,
Gotham next to Drama Nuui? followed by LZ's Historical Chypre? Can kind of imagine the last two together...but the idea of Gotham, then Drama Nuui...hard to imagine.

Glad it turned out a "fun" accident...

I love the idea of Historical Chypre on a hoodie. There's contrast... ;)

ScentScelf said...

Helg,
Thanks...you know, it's not going to be unusual for it to come back to something musical for me.

Of course, you've brought up an opportunity for me to learn something. I know of a "ventail" in the costume sense, but there is a specific perfumery application/object? Please explain! :)

Jenavira13 said...

Hehehe, I'll have to do that sometime before I go to bed.