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Summer Must Have Fragrance: Clean Summer Review

The Summmmmmmmmmmmer wind came blowing in from across the seaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaa! It lingered there and touched your hair………….

Sorry I got caught up for a second there! Sinatra does that to me!

What was I saying now?

Oh yea!

My review on Clean Summer!

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Clean is one of my favorite lines of fragrance around. It’s one of the few lines of perfume that holds a wonderful linger, has a fantastic throw, and just contains unique, complex notes that just make me a happy Muse

Although Clean carries a rather hefty price tag you’ll be happy to shell out your hard earned money for some of their fragrances as they are Eau de Parfum not Eau de Toilette meaning long, lingering, gorgeous scent that lasts all day into the evening!

I own a majority of every single product Clean has put out thus far and I happily added the newest fragrance released from Clean to my collection recently entitled Summer! How fitting a name for a wonderful Summer fragrance!

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Clean Summer is slightly different from previous Clean releases as it happens to be an Eau Frachie which means it contains almost no alchohol and is better for your skin and provides moisturizing benefits. Cool! A beautiful Summer scent that not only smells gorgeous but is also beneficial to my skin.

Although Eau de Frachie fragrances normally contain about 3% perfume oil this shouldn’t sway you from purchasing Clean Summer as the throw is quite good and the linger lasts throughout the day. I did three squirts on a humid day and I was left smelling yummie all day and well into the evening! I also happened to score about three compliments asking what I was wearing that day alone!

The notes in this are Crisp Bargamot, Rose Ice, Mirabelle Plum, Lily of the Valley, and Italian Limoncello. The fragrance is very complex and you won’t be able to pick out exact notes (unless you have a super sense of smell!) however I did find the dominant note was the Italian Limoncello. The lemon pulled through beautifully and just gave me that beautiful illusion of a fresh, cool Summer day. As humans we associate certain smells with certain events or times in our lives and Clean Summer happens to put me in the spirit of a lovely Summer day! It smells like sunshine in a bottle!

If you have a body chemistry that sucks scent and fragrance up you might want to consider layering Clean Summer with it’s matching Soft, Refreshing Lotion for added fragrance throw and staying power. The lotion has a gorgeous matching scent and has a light cooling effect on the skin!

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I’m rather loving Clean Summer at the moment and I’m quite excited I got the chance to test drive it out. The Muse definately slaps a seal of Muse Approval on this one and adds it to the Must Have Summer Fragrance list!

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I’ve only seen this on for sale at HSN so far. Click on over to nab it for $44.95 USD! This includes both the fragrance and the moisturizer as a kit! Not too bad a deal in my humblest!

Want more Clean? Check out the Clean Perfume website and see some of my favorite fragrances like Clean Lather!

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Stay tuned for more Clean Perfume reviews soon!

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Get in touch with your fragrant side by traveling around some past posts!

Click here to read my review on the newest Jill Stuart perfume! You’ll love my pictures of the gorgeous bottle!

Click here to read why Carol’s Daughter Jamaican Punch was holding my heart captive a few months ago!

Read my review on Bath and Body Works Hello Sugar! body spray!

Revisit your childhood with my post about some interesting cologne sprays from Demeter!

Cynthia Rowley has a few new scents out she made exclusively for Avon! Check my review out here!

Click here to read about Benefit’s newest fragrance, BSpot!

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Benefit BSpot

I’m willing to give Benefit’s newest fragrance a try since I’m such a huge fan of Maybe Baby!

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At first glance it sounds like a rather odd combo of notes. A blend of mangos, freesia, peony, and sandalwood? Whoa. That’s alot to partake of in one bottle.

But I’ll give Benefit a chance with this one! I’ll be heading into Sephora to have a sniff! Hey you never know it could be another winner!

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Hot Summer Scents: Victoria’s Secret Summer 2008 "Sentual Fruit" Collection

I prefer a lighter fragrance in the Summer and Victoria’s Secret new “Sensual Fruit” Collection is the perfect combination of a light and sweet scent for the hot weather!

I picked these up a few weeks ago at Victoria’s Secret and I’m quite happy I purchased them as the weather is beginning to get humid and I really like a quick body spray that lingers on in the sticky heat!

I picked up Dewy Peach and Juicy Apple both of which are a lovely cocktail of sweet fruit! I find these linger all day when I layer them with the lotion and I’m left with just the right amount of scent that’s light enough for Summer wear and tear.

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The price can’t be beat at 4 for $19.99 USD or 7 for $29.99. You can mix and match till your heart’s content which is a plus for me as I can never make up my mind!

I enjoy a nice light fragrance in the Summer and these fit the bill perfectly!

What’s your Summer Scent preference?

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Demeter Fragrance Library: The Tootsie Collection

I’m all for relieving my childhood and Demeter Fragrance has me covered for reminiscing about days of old with it’s Tootsie Collection!

Check out these old childhood favorites available now from Demeter:

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Junior Mints Left

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I can’t help but sing when I see this bottle! “The world looks mighty good to me because tootsie rolls are all I see! Whatever it is I think, I see becomes a Tootsie Roll to me”….why do I have this strange feeling all my readers that are 25 or under have no idea what I am on about…

I rarely eat candy or chocolate but at least I can have both without the calories in a perfume spray!

These fine, funky, and fun fragrances are available now from Demeter! Click on over and check ‘em out!

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Click here to enjoy my musings on the Demeter Necco Sweettarts Collection!

Feeling a little Christmasy? Click here to read about Demeter Egg Nog Mmmmm!

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Summer Fragrance: Thymes Red Cherie Cologne Spray Review

I’ve been wanting to try out Thymes Red Cherie Cologne for a while now! I saw so many reviews about it that my head was swimming with visions of how awesome it would be!

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I finally got a chance to test drive Thymes Red Cherie for myself and I’m here to say that I am disappointed but I am also pretty excited.

I believe there might be a contradiction in there somewhere!

When I first heard the description of this I nearly fell over! Pomegranate, red cherries, passion flower…OH WOW! I really needed to smell like red cherries you see! I was thinking how fruity and gorgeous this would be! Turns out that I was quickly disappointed upon first sniff! Sadly it’s not as fruity as I had hoped!

However, the good news is I’ve fell in love with it as it’s such a playful scent that morphs as my body chemistry goes up and down!

When I first spray this on I get a floral almost sweet scent of the jasmine and passion flower. This lasts throughout the day but as my body temperature rises the floral turns this into a sweeter blend and it begins to sparkle and become effervescent! Almost lemony if that makes sense!

It’s a very happy, playful blend that’s sure to please anyone who likes fun fragrances! It may turn you off that it’s a Cologne Spray considering most woman have a problem with Cologne Spray not lasting long but the good news it’s very long wearing and lingers beautifully for me and it’s constantly changes and begins to smell differently as the day goes on!

If you’re looking for a unique, light scent for the Summer this is definately something you should consider purchasing!

Visit the Thymes Website for more great goodies! They have quite an amazing selection of unique scents and products for those of you who are as addicted to Bath and Body goodies as the Muse is!

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