Mirror: Smells mirroring nature

By Jo Phillips

Smells and scents always bring us back to the basics.  They can bring us back to a certain place, a moment in time, or simply back to nature and the beauty of the world.  Light, fruity, fresh smells mirror the scents of summer.

lemon groves ZVFwKIn the case of Oyedo, the citrus fruit smell of yuzu mixed with the herbal scent of thyme from the Diptyque fruity family, brings to mind the picturesque lemon groves of California and the Mediterranean.

 

VIOLETdiptyque-philosykos-my-2013-summer-scent-L-aOZJQDIn Diptyque‘s woody family classic, Philosykos, the scent of wild fig trees on the way to the beach during a summer spent in Greece sweeps through the senses.  The fragrance captures every aspect of the tree:  the freshness of the leaves, the sun warmed wood, and the milky flavor of the fruit.

9501520300_b1f8279ae6_b d_201011_french-lime-blossomThe Jo Malone light floral family fragrance, French Lime Blossom Cologne mirrors memories of early summer days in Paris.  The scent is heady, powdery linden flowers with some bergamot and herbaceous tarragon to create a scent of blossoming.

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