Fragrance

The Gift of Perfume Oil

You must know by now that unique gifts are always in Fashion with the Muse! I adore unique gifts and what better a gift to give then a unique perfume oil that your friends and family can call their very own!

Why perfume oil?

Perfume oils are normally a blend of 50% (or sometimes more) of fragrance oil to base which means they are potent, long wearing, strong, and have wonderful throw!

Now your Muse has gathered together some lovely places to purchase oils from! Places I’ve tried and found true and places that have offered to gift you with a coupon code for trying them out! Sweet right? Your Muse does her best to get you good deals icon wink

One of the first places you can score some amazing oils would be from Woobie. Woobie offers an array of Bath and Body wonders and delights but the Muse adores the perfume blends that are available!

Woobie has a main catalog of scents available and special Holiday editions that change with the season!

You can purchase oils at Woobie as follows:

10ML Bottles $6
5ML Bottles $3.50
Sample 5 Pack Vials for $6
Sample 10 Pack Vials for $10

I can’t begin to tell you the deal you’re getting on these! These are high quality inexpensive oils that are available in an array of funky scents!

Currently Woobie has three catagories to choose from for the Holiday Season which are Dysfunctional Holiday Oils, Holiday 2007 Blends, and the 12 Days of Christmas! I have some Dysfunctional Oils from last year and I can honestly say the names not only make me laugh but I smell amazing using these!

Here is just a few of the scents available from the Dysfunctional Category:

Elf Farts – The scent of short, flatulent toy builders. Apples, candied yams, marshmallows, sweet cream butter, brown sugar, nutmeg, cinnamon, and of course, fresh cloves

Socks & Underwear – The dreaded holiday gift in my family. The ONE thing we asked NOT to get each holiday, and usually got it anyway. (Thanks Mom. You have scared me for life) A soft, clean scent. Slightly fruity (for those Fruit of the Loom holiday curses)

Blitzed – What are the holidays without a few overly indulged relatives? This is the time of year when the best kept secrets and past mistakes are brought out into the open to argue and fude over. This blend has a touch of this, a touch of that and every bit of it is alcohol based.

Lump O’Coal – Let’s face it, it is so much easier to be naughty all year. More fun, too. A naughty blend of fresh patchouli, herbal sandalwood, and hints of strawberries, raspberries, and a touch of mint and vanilla.

Holiday Coma - It is always an interesting thing around our family. Presents are opened, dishes done, and everyone lays about the den with the game on the big screen. I always thought it looked like a geriatric ward. All the hustle and bustle is finally at an end as the day calmly comes to a close.Chocolate and peppermints.

The lovely owner, Penny, has issued a coupon out for readers of Musings of a Muse! You can get 10% off your order by using coupon code MUSINGS.

Woobie ships worldwide so if you happen to be in Europe, Asia, or elsewhere Penny will gladly package up your oils to travel to you where ever you are!

Thanks to Penny for extending a lovely discount to the readers at Musings of a Muse.

Woobie’s Dysfunctional Holiday Perfume Oils from 2006’s Collection
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Moving on the line you can also nab yourself some pretty sweet Holiday goodies from the Lab (but you might not receive your order in time! Buyer beware!)! If you never heard of the Lab you can drop by my previous posts to read all about it! You can find a helpful post about the Lab by clicking here.

Tis the Season for yummie perfume oils from our favorite Lab! Sadly, it’s a bit late to order as normally orders take from 2-4 weeks to process but if you can wait that long you can wander over to this year’s Holiday Collection and nab such wonderful scents as Egg Nog, Gingerbread Poppet, Christmas Rose, Lick It, Mistletoe, and More!

You can purchase Yule Blends from now up until January 15th when they take their exit not to reappear until new Christmas!

BPAL Yule Perfume Oils from year’s past! Gingerbread Poppet, Snow White, Snow Bunny, and Sugar Cookie
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If it’s cute and inexpensive you seek you can run over to Because I’m a Princess and indulge your sweet tooth with an array of funky perfume oils! You can get Three, 5ML Perfume Oil Roll Ons in your choice of scent for $5.75! These are one of my favorite indulgences! The scent lingers all day and they fit snugly into your purse for touch ups on the go! If you’re not loving the idea of purchasing three grab one for $2!

Because I’m a Princess Roll Ons in Orange Juice Cake, Orange Chiffon Whipped Pie, and Pink Flamingo
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Not so long ago I did a blog entry on Love Potion Magical Perfumerie if you missed the entry you can click here to have a peek!

These blends do not come cheap at $24.95 but I can assure you they are some of the best oils I’ve had the pleasure of trying and a unique and funky gift for your good friends or family!

I’m eager to place a new order for the Holiday Blends!

Some Holiday Blends the Muse is wanting to try rather badly:

Sugared English Toffee
The Scent of the Finest English Toffee – lightly sweetened and subtly nutty!
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Frosted Mulberry, Cranberry, and Plum
A combination of Holiday Fruits frosted with icy peppermint and pine!
The newest Holiday blends can be found by clicking here! An array of goodies await you such as Christmas Cookies, Gingerbread, and more!
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The generous folk at Love Potion extend a wonderful discount to readers of Musings of Muse! $5 Off Your First Order of $24.95 or more by clicking here plus you must enter the code MUSE on the Paypal invoice section when paying!

Love Potion Roll On Perfume Oils in Candy Pop and Summer of Sin
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If you join Love Potion’s forum you can also recieve 2 generous size samples of oils of your choice! Visit Love Potion’s site for further info about joining their forum!

Thanks to Mara and everyone at Love Potions for extending this discount to the Muse’s readers!

Last but never least would be something I’ve babbled about in the past as well! Which is Starring Fragrances! Starring has a wide array of scent and fragrance available and one of my favorite items would be the Roll On Perfume Oils! For $5 each you can’t beat the price! Tuck a few into a stocking and give your mate a unique gift!

Starring Roll of a Lifetime Roll Ons in Pink Rhapsody Marshmallows, Berry Red Vanilla Beans, and Baked Marshmallow Mint Cake
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There you have it! Five Fantastic Shops with a zillion different perfume oil options to give as unique gifts or grab for yourself!

Tried these before?
Love ‘em?
Want ‘em?

Tell the Muse!

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Juicy Couture Holiday Dresser Set

This is a cute set if I ever did see one!

Juicy Couture Holiday Dresser Set Available from Nordies and Saks
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An exquisite little dresser that’s filled with a decadent array of Juicy Products!

$150 grabs you the following items:

  • Eau de Parfum with atomizer, 1 oz.
  • Travel ready Royal Body Creme, 3.4 oz.
  • Sumptuous Sugar scrub, 3.5 oz.
  • Precious solid perfume compact, 0.13 oz.

  • Plus a cute Juicy Couture Dresser for storing it all in!

    The Muse wants it but I may have to forsake it and give it as a gift since my mate Jason would absolutely flip over it (sure hope he returns the favor! It’s on my Christmas list!).

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    B Never Too Busy To Be Beautiful Inhale Perfume

    You may remember my previous post about B perfumes if not you can click here and have a look and a read!

    I just noticed (I must be out of the loop) that B’s site has been updated with their latest scents Inhale and Exhale.

    B Never Too Busy To Be Beautiful Inhale Body Spray
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    Exhale is the men’s version of the scent while Inhale is the women’s version. I’m hearing rave reviews about Inhale so I’ve ordered the Body Spray for myself to try it out (I never met a B scent that I didn’t love…well..maybe one or two…).

    I’m pretty excited about this scent as I’ve heard it carries a nice underlay of fresh melon and I adore fruity scents so I’m curious what sort of blend this is!

    Inhale is only available in Body Spray at the moment but I’m sure it’ll extend to Eau de Parfum at a later date but I can assure you, if you’re interested in this, that B’s Body Spray’s are very potent, have excellent throw, and linger a very long time with a spray or two and the best part is the bottles are quite large for the price!

    Inhale is available for £18.00 from B’s website now (They ship worldwide).

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    Lush Perfume Party Details, Times, Dates, and Ordering Info

    A special note from Katherine at Lush Mailorder NA!

    Here’s the details for ordering the perfumes I had mentioned in my previous post!

    Let me know what you get!

    I’m only getting Bathos (Although I already have V I’m curious how this will be), Black Pearl, and Lily since I have stockpiles of Candy Fluff and Snowcake I’m skipping on those!

    LUSH UK has invited LUSH NA to participate in their limited-edition fragrance round in conjunction with their IF Forum Party. We are still working out the details, but this is what we know so far:

    WHAT
    Six atomizer fragrances offered in 30ml/1.0 fl..oz. size (prices TBD).
    1. Olive Branch $49.95
    2. Candy Fluff $34.95
    3. Snowcake $34.95
    4. Lily $44.95
    5. Black Pearl $39.95
    6. Bathos $42.95

    All prices are the same for CAD & USD

    WHEN

    International Forum Party
    Friday, Nov. 30 — 9 am to 9 pm GMT (1 am – 1 pm PST)
    Saturday, Dec. 1 – 9 am to 5 pm GMT (1 am – 1 pm PST)

    LUSH NA Online Fragrance Sales www.lush.com/fragrances
    Starts: Friday November 30th 1:00 am PST (to coincide with start of party in UK)
    Ends: Saturday, December 1st 11:59 pm PST (so we can get started on the manufacturing…)

    WHO
    Open to all LUSH customers, but will only be promoted on the LUSH NA and LUSH UK Forums.

    WHERE
    To join the party, visit the LUSH UK website. If you are not a member already, we suggest you sign up well before the party starts.

    OTHER STUFF
    * All orders to be shipped to US or Canada must be placed through LUSH NA websites. (UK will not accept orders to be shipped to North America.)
    * We don’t have a “ship date” yet. While we are certainly trying to get this order to you as quickly as possible, we do not know if we can get your order to you in time for Christmas or other holiday celebrations (details to come…).
    * We will process your payment at the time your order is placed.
    * Our current offer for Free Shipping with orders of $99 or more will apply to qualifying orders placed during this time.
    * Ordering will be for these six fragrances only. It cannot be combined with any other order.
    *No promo codes can be used during this event.
    *More details to come. Check the website for details.

    See you at the IF Forum Party!
    The LUSH Team

    A big thanks to Katherine at Mailorder NA for the details!

    Just a note the link is NOT yet working and probably won’t work until the dates and times listed above! Remember that this is an NA order NOT a UK order as UK is not shipping to the US this year!

    If you have any questions just let me know! I’m happy to help icon wink

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    Lush NA and UK Perfume Party

    For about two or three years now the UK “surprises” (I use surprise loosely because we know it’s coming before it’s even announced!) Lush lovers far and wide with perfumes.

    Each year the lovely Hilary from Lush UK Mail Order ventures onto her soapbox on the UK Forum and asks everyone to vote on a few scents they’d like made into perfumes.

    This year like any other year Hilary has again promised the delights of Lush perfume!

    This is normally a UK event only and if you want to partake of the bounty of Lush perfume you have to pay a rather obscene amount of money for shipping!

    But I’m happy to report that this year Hilary has worked with Lush NA and both UK and NA are having a perfume party!

    Here’s what Hilary posted on the UK Forum

    Posted:27/11/2007 10:29:13

    Woo Hooooo !! Finally, I can give you news about our little ol’ fragrance round ! After begging our overstretched Fragrance Room, they have agreed to do 6 fragrances for us again this year. Everything has been checked out ,scrutinized and costed – and we are able to offer the following:

    Candy Fluff 30ml £17.50
    Olive Branch 30ml £24.50
    Snowcake 30ml £17.25
    Black Pearl 30ml £ 19.50
    Bathos 30ml £21.25
    Lily 30ml £22.50

    They will be on sale by telephone only by phoning our Mail Order room. The sale will be: Friday 29th Nov 9am – 9 pm Saturday 30th Nov 9am – 5 pm Once the phone lines are closed, we will add up the orders and will make the stock. We hope to begin despatching it by 12th Dec. No orders will be taken by UK Mail Order for fragrances for delivery to USA or Canada. Instead – US and Canadian residents can order the fragrances directly from NA Mail Order – who will mail your fragrance out to you from them. ( Please refer to the NA Forum for details of the sale, prices and shipping – as this is being organised from there and not the UK, so we will not know the precise details ) There will be an online Party On Friday, whilst the phones are open. Staff from the NA business will be joining us online to take part in the fun and chat. This is a party that is going to span the pond !!! So set aside time in your diary to join us in The Salon section of the International Forum – where there will be chat, competitions, prizes and chaos. Post and Packaging for the UK is FREE. Rest of World – Spend over £150 and post and packaging is half price

    P.S If there are any NA forum folk reading this at the moment – there are no ordering details or prices confirmed for you yet. Poor old Stibbsy has been chasing us every day to get the info he needs in order to organise things his end – but we were still trying to confirm our side of things so couldn’t give the info needed. Everything is now ready – but with Vancouver 8 hours behind us – he is probably still in bed ( and having nightmares about having to organise all of his stuff with only about 24 hours to go !! ) So please bear with us – the Stibbsy will be up and at it soon, and all the details you need will be online as soon as he can humanly manage it. He is very keen – so I know he will not be hanging around !!

    (Hilary your spelling is bloody awful but I still love you!)

    Over the course of the years I’ve been collecting Lush I’ve scored all their perfumes and I will tell you that this is a very, very, very, extremely, very special event that is well worth your cash!

    Lush perfumes are potent, strong, lingering and gorgeous!

    Snowcake hasn’t been made in a perfume in about 2 years now and many people are falling over themselves to score a bottle!

    The list is compiled of three scents that have already been made and three scents that are brand new!

    Candy Fluff
    Olive Branch
    Snowcake
    Black Pearl
    Bathos
    Lily

    Candy Fluff and Olive Branch were made for last year’s perfume round while Snowcake was made for the perfume round prior. Black Pearl, Bathos, and Lily (aka Ghost) are brand new and have never been made before! Black Pearl is sure to be a major hit as the much beloved bath bomb is no longer made as of this past year!

    This event is happening this Friday from what I understand so as soon as I know further information I’ll post it here!

    These will make wonderful gifts for any Lush lover in your life or yourself! I can’t begin to describe how truly wonderful they are!

    I’m not partaking of the NA round as I prefer my Lush from the UK so I’m having a friend do my purchasing for me as UK is NOT shipping to the US this year because it’s caused too many problems in the past with bottles breaking, spilling, etc….

    If you’re strongly keen on getting these from the UK, like me, I’d suggest stepping onto MUA and asking a fellow Brit if they might purchase them for you and ship them over!

    If you live in Europe they may have a chance of ordering from UK just e-mail them prior to Friday asking about whether they’ll ship to your location!

    My friends in Asia you may have to see if someone can CP you some so start checking with friends or fellow MUAer’s if you’re interested in scoring these!

    Or you can get them from Lush NA by calling mail order on Friday if you’re within the US!

    As soon as I know the prices and the details for Lush NA I’ll most definately share!

    A big thanks to Hilary for always making the holidays extra special by doing these great things!

    Some of my Collection of Perfumes from the Last Few Years
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    Silky Underwear, Sakura, and a VERY RARE Flower Market Perfume
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    Potion! One of the Muse’s favorites! (Smells like Holiday aka Ruby Red Slippers Bubble Bar)
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    A very handsome Simon (this image does nothing for his looks hehe), Mark’s Contantine’s son, on a label of Snowcake!
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    Snowcake and Candy Fluff Perfume
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