Under The Rose

Lizzie is the blogger behind Under The Rose. She reviews indie perfumes, seamlessly weaving in historical context. You can find these reviews on her WordPress blog.

What’s Cool About This Blog?

Under The Rose reviews are well researched. They don’t only describe scent impressions, but take you on a journey through the rich history of perfumery.

Brands Most Often Featured

  • Alkemia
  • Deconstructing Eden

Favourite Indie Perfumes

Alkemia – The Golden Bough

Alkemia – Kamavasya

Alkemia – Ambre Extrait

Alkemia – Ambre d’Automne

Deconstructing Eden – Eglantine House

Deconstructing Eden – Naamah

Deconstructing Eden – September Sun

Favourites Mainstream Perfumes

Ourzazate – Comme Des Garcons

Ombre Leather 16 – Tom Ford

Terre de Sarment – Frapin

Other Favourites

Animal: Hummingbird

D&D Class: Barbarian

Video Game: Wild Arms

Season: Autumn

Ice Cream: Clove

Colour: Salmon pink

Book: Black Unicorn by Tanith Lee

Food: Carnitas street tacos

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Yuzu’s Vanity

Liz is the blogger behind Yuzu’s Vanity. She reviews indie perfumes, skincare, and makeup. She posts short thoughts and makeup looks on Instagram, and full reviews on Blogspot.

What’s Cool About This Blog?

Their perfume reviews are comprehensive and well organized. Reviews include scent notes, wet, dried down, and who it is perfect for.

Amongst the reviews Liz also writes astute pieces about a range of beauty focused topics. These pieces are a pleasant mix of informative and observational. They tackle subjects such as influencers, international shipping, and controversial brands.

Brands Most Often Featured

  • Poesie Perfume
  • Sucreabeille
  • Nui Cobalt Designs
  • Luvmilk

Favourite Perfumes

Poesie Perfume – Madar

Luvmilk – Magical Girl

Solstice Scents – Blackburn’s Parlor

Sixteen92 – Yellow Cake Batter

Hexennacht – Wouldst Thou Like The Taste Of Butter?

Other Favourites

Season: Autumn  

Book: The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern  

Colours: pastels and warm tones!  

Foods: Italian and Japanese 

Ice Cream: Matcha or yogurt  

Character: Inosuke (from Kimetsu no Yaiba)  

Musical: Natasha, Pierre & The Great Comet of 1812  

TV Show: Taskmaster  

Anime: Shin Sekai Yori  

Hobby: outside of blogging – definitely writing and painting 

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Find Yuzu’s Vanity on Instagram @yuzusvanity

Or on Blogspot as yuzusvanity.blogspot.com

la Belle au Bain

Katherine is the blogger behind la Belle au Bain. She reviews indie bath products and indie perfumes. She posts short thoughts on Instagram and full reviews on Tumblr.

What’s Cool About This Blog?

la Belle au Bain reviews have a down to earth yet lyrical quality and include convenient links to the brands being reviewed.

Brands Most Often Featured

  • Arcana Wildcraft
  • Future Primitive Soap Co
  • Moonalisa
  • Mystic Music Soaps
  • Paintbox Soapworks

Favourite Perfumes

Arcana Wildcraft: Cascadian Mermaid, Marshmallows Scatter, and Timberline

Black Phoenix Alchemy Lab: Yvaine

Other Favourites

Season: Spring

Time of Day: Dawn

Book: The Brothers Karamazov

Song: “The Fall”-Rhye

Food: Tom Kha

TV Show: The Great British Baking Show

Harry Potter Character: Luna Lovegood

Colours: powder blue, spring green, and gold

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Find la Belle au Bain on Instagram @la_belle_au_bain

Or on Tumblr as ellocentipede.tumblr.com