I’ve been curious about indie perfumes for a while now and after seeing so many positive reviews of Smelly Yeti Perfumery floating around, I decided to take the leap and start my indie perfume journey with them. Smelly Yeti Perfumery is a small company specializing in interesting perfume oils with a cute and quirky website to boot! It’s fair to say that I’m now wholly hooked and already drooling at the aspect of not only trying more scents from Smelly Yeti, but also at venturing out and seeing what other indie perfumeries have to offer!
I opted to start out with Smelly Yeti’s sample pack which allows you to choose 5 samples for $15.
Perfume oils are a bit different than your typical alcohol based perfumes. Alcohol based perfumes tend to be more harsh & overpowering (not hating, I love all perfume!) while perfume oils offer a cleaner, truer scent. Many also claim that perfume oils offer longer lasting fragrance than alcohol based perfumes. My only experience with perfume oils is with this one company but I didn’t exactly find that claim to be true here. These fragrances typically lasted between 3-5 hours on me before mostly fading away almost completely, which I still consider quite good wear time. One major upside that I found with this order is that Smelly Yeti’s products absolutely offered something new, unique & captivating and these scents are very different than what you’d normally find lining the shelves at your local Sephora, which I absolutely love!
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Hey guys! Me and Scentbird have teamed up to bring you guys a really cool giveaway! Scentbird is a monthly perfume subscription service where you get to select which designer scents you want to try and they will send you a 30 day supply of whatever fragrance you’d like in a purse sized vial! I’ve already tried their product and think it’s a really cool idea, especially since you get to choose what you want.
One winner will win a 3 month subscription to Scentbird! The contest is being held on Instagram. All you need to do is find this image on my Instagram page @sultrysuburbia and repost the image with @scentbird, @sultrysuburbia, #AshleyLovesScentbird & #ScentbirdPerfume.
1. Follow @SultrySuburbia & @Scentbird_Perfume.
2. Repost this image & tag at least 2 friends.
3. Must tag both @SultrySuburbia & @Scentbird_Perfume + use #ScentbirdPerfume & #AshleyLovesScentbird in your repost.
4. One entry per person. Winner will be chosen randomly on 6/22/2015.
5. Contiguous US only.
Good luck!! <3
Sephora always has some fantastic gift sets around the holiday season but this year I was particularly excited about their fragrance sets. When I was browsing online just a couple of days ago they had several different fragrance sampler sets at varying price points and many of them came with a voucher to redeem for either a roller ball or a full sized bottle of your favorite from the set, depending on what set you purchased. After the craziness of the VIB sale though, there only seems to be a couple of options left for fragrance sampler sets online. I have no idea if they’ll be restocking but if you’re dying to get your hands on a different set, it never hurts to call your local Sephora and see what they still have in stock!
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