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About saralaughs

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    obsessive precious hoarder
  • Birthday 10/27/1975


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    Velveeta Land
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    United States

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  • BPAL of the Day
    Elf v4
  • Favorite Scents
    Elf v4, MME Moriarty, Amsterdam, Lyonesse, Tiki Queen, Jacobs Ladder, Hanami, Her Voice, Cake Smash, Lilith Victoria, Voyeurs Among the Cherry Blossoms, Ravenous, Morocco v2, Hellion v2, Ov5, Parker Lily <3, Jingo Kogo v6Notes: Vanilla, Honey, Tobacco, Tropical florals, Amber, White/Skin/Red/Other Musk, Lilac, Spice (little doses), Incense (little doses), Woods (except Cedar), sandalwood in small doses, ORANGE BLOSSOMNo-no's: Nutmeg! Rose (except white), white and dry sandalwood, Sharp Citrus, Booze (except red wine), Caramel,

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    Reading (sci fi, fantasy, horror, suspense, true crime), writing, playing with my kids, social science, history, gardening, interior decoration/design (only of my own house).
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    Grilled Cheese


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  1. saralaughs

    Adventuresome Encounters

    At first application, the oakmoss is prominent, with a vegetal background that is enhanced by a woody spice note. Pretty soon, though, the oakmoss disappears while I cry. The woody cinnamon takes over, along with a dry amber that I'm unsure I like. Overall, it finishes as a slightly creamy yet dry cinnamon that is warm and woodsy.
  2. saralaughs

    Honey, Tuberose, and Vanilla Sugar

    Oh god. Like the others above me, this comes out straight 'Honey I Washed The Kids' from Lush on me. Very much a sweet, toffee like honey with a touc of vanilla sugar. The tuberose isn't strong but comes out more on the drydown, keeping the honey/sugar from being too cloying. A very gourmand scent that has this springy, tropical vibe. Bottle worthy for me.
  3. saralaughs

    Honey Marzipan

    Weird travel on me. First, it smells of dry cherry dip powder. Then sweet dry cherry dip powder. This quickly turned to an sweet almond dryer sheet. Like I said; weird.
  4. saralaughs

    It’s All I Have to Bring Today

    A green sweet floral with a definite ozone note. It feels almost fuzzy to me, conjuring up how some wildflowers feel. Into the drydown, the amber comes into play. Non-powdery for me; this is a sunny amber evoking sunshine and warmth. This ends up being a sweet and almost herbal amber that feels playful and close.
  5. saralaughs

    Asses Plus Long, Qu’un Siècle Platonique

    White rose; a bit creamy and no powder. Fresh but developed and full. Almost watery to me.
  6. I was just thinking about you and totally forgot you were on this forum once upon a time. I hope life is being fabulous to you!

  7. saralaughs

    Discussion of all things Amber

    Crazy you should say that. Jacob's Ladder was my first Bpal amber love. I hope it works out just as well for you.
  8. saralaughs

    Plague Doctor v13

    This starts out very woody and herbish to me. A mentholic note creeps in and really crashes the party. The blends starts to remind me of a more complex Vick's Vapor Rub with a touch of sassafras, maybe. Definitely woody Vick's. Or Vick's woody, who knows.
  9. saralaughs

    Leo 2007

    This blend was way more floral than I expected. The amber is very quiet in the background on me, until it's very dry. Then it is the star of the show but the show has almost left town by then. Not what I'm looking for.
  10. saralaughs

    Cancer 2007

    A very sweetly aquatic floral. I get almost a cotton candy vibe for awhile, which is kinda weird mixed with the aquatic nature of this blend. After awhile into drydown, the cotton candy goes away and the scent is more reed-ish in nature, which is nice.
  11. saralaughs

    Threnody v4

    Very floral. I do get a bit of a red musk sent from this. But that may be just gardenia in the blend instead. A bit dry as well, maybe a bit of sandalwood? As it dries it gets sweeter over time so a bit of honey could be in here too.
  12. saralaughs

    Abedus Indentatus v5

    I echo what CP said above me. Bitterly herbal with a drydown that is has a bit of a soapy, but pretty floral.
  13. saralaughs


    Ever smelled Fresh's Sake fragrance? Yeah, this is it. Without the peach I think. Reminded me strongly of Loosening of the Obi when that blend was in the wet stage. This stays like that all the way into the drydown.
  14. saralaughs


    Very spicy and dry. Not for me.