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December 5, 2016

5 Unisex Fragrances Everyone Can Enjoy

Who doesn’t enjoy having just one unisex fragrance in their perfume collection? The scent is unique, doesn’t smell too much like flowers and peonies, and can be shared by both yourself and your partner. Actually, scratch that last mention!

If you’re looking for a new signature scent, try some of these incredible unisex fragrances instead.

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Diptyque Do Son, $148

If you have ever had the pleasure of owning a fragrance or candle by Diptyque, then Do Son is just a no-brainer. While it might possess some floral notes (just a few), it has a spicy scent which is perfect to wear during a hot summer.

5 Unisex Fragrances Everyone Can Enjoy

Acqua di Parma Colonia Intensa Eau de Cologne, $180

For more of an intense fragrance, try something like the Acqua di Parma. With top notes including warm citrus and light musk, you only need one spray which lingers all day long.

5 Unisex Fragrances Everyone Can Enjoy

Le Labo Rose 31, $198

So we might have lied about the fresh floral scents, but anything involving a hint of rose is a must-have. Overall, the scent is actually quite warm and spicy, with a subtle background of Gaiac wood which gives it body.

Each scent is handmade, and you can also have your own message printed on the bottle. We’re thinking something along the lines of ‘property of…’

5 Unisex Fragrances Everyone Can Enjoy

Tom Ford Neroli Portofino Eau de Parfum, $295

While there’s no denying that Tom Ford fragrances are on the pricier side, they will last for years because they’re extremely concentrated. If you want something fresh and crisp, then Neroli Portofino is just the perfume for you. It doesn’t feel too overpowering like some of his other fragrances do.

5 Unisex Fragrances Everyone Can Enjoy

Jo Malone Lime Basil and Mandarin Cologne, $180

Featuring peppery basil with a hint of thyme, it is a modern classic which can be worn all year round. The scent is light and breezy, but has the staying power of a classic cologne when applied onto the pressure points of the body.

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March 1, 2015

Setting The Mood – Candles For Your Home

If you’re a candle fiend like us here at SHESAID, then you know exactly how one single candle can change the mood of your entire home. Whether you love a classic oriental scent, prefer something sweeter, or simply want to try something new, know that we’ve got your back!

Shop our favourite candles below, and share with us some of your own.

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Diptyque Baies Candle, $78

Probably the most famous candle from the entire Diptyque collection, Baies is known for it’s fruity undertones. Essentially the candle is made up of fresh berries; blueberries, blackberries, and delicious strawberries for a strong aromatic scent perfect for any room of the house.

After you’re done, clean out the wax and use it as storage for your makeup brushes!

Setting The Mood: Candles For Your Home

Recendo Day Scented Candle in XVIII, $25

Easily one of our favourite up-and-coming designers, Recendo is a Brooklyn born and bred company which creates unique soy wax scents for the home or office. Whether you want a candle for the day or night, they’ve got you covered! Our favourite has got to be XVIII which combines white musk, pink bubble gum, and even Cabernet Sauvignon for a fresh, wholesome aroma.

Setting The Mood: Candles For Your Home

Glasshouse Fragrances Triple-Scented Candles in Tahaa, $39.95

A triple scented candle which is packed with notes of coconut and frankincense for a truly delicious fragrance. Not only is Tahaa perfect for creating a warm atmosphere for those crisp winter nights, the soft coconut scent is also ideal if you want something fresh during the summer.

Setting The Mood: Candles For Your Home

Jo Malone Wild Fig and Cassis Home Candle, $85

If you’re looking to splurge on yourself, Jo Malone makes some of the most aromatic scents we’ve ever had the pleasure of burning! Transform your home into a delicious fruit basket with the iconic fig and cassis candle. Burn time is 45 hours for those days where you just cannot get enough!

Setting The Mood: Candles For Your Home

Byredo Parfums Bohemia Fragranced Candle, $95

Show off your knowledge of Scandinavian style with one of the most popular fragrance houses in Europe. Byredo makes concentrated candles which burn consistently, smell absolutely amazing, and can be used long after the wick has burnt out.

Setting The Mood: Candles For Your Home

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November 20, 2014

Top 5 Oriental Fragrances

Whether you’re in the market for a new perfume, it’s always best to understand the science behind some of your all-time favourite fragrances. Oriental perfumes are some of the most classic scents since they are distinctly feminine and linger on the skin all day long. Below are some of our top 5 oriental fragrances that you really can’t pass-up.

Tom Ford Fleur de Chine 50ml, $299

A classic oriental fragrance which is for the woman who wants to make a statement with her choice of perfume. Released in 2013 and a little on the pricey side, this fragrance is packed with magnolia, exotic floral notes, hinoki wood and jasmine for a truly individual scent.

L’Eau Diptyque 50ml, $120

Launched in 1968, L’Eau is a unisex scent which is both spicy and soft at the same time. Featuring cinnamon, rose, geranium and sandalwood which easily makes this one of Diptyque’s best sellers.

Coco Mademoiselle EDT 50ml, $159

If you’re looking for a touch of floral in your fragrance, definitely try Coco Mademoiselle. Not only does this fragrance have classic oriental notes but combines a fresh floral scent which isn’t too overpowering either. Featuring patchouli, bourbon vanilla and light musk.

Byredo Black Saffron 100ml, $229

Launched in 2012, this signature fragrance is your classic oriental-spicy perfume with a touch of raspberries in the base notes. Featuring chinese grapefruit, saffron and leather which is perfect for both men and women.

Yves Saint Laurent Opium EDT, 50ml $120

A must-have oriental fragrance if you want something classic and long-lasting. More than just a household name, Opium is filled which patchouli, carnation and vanilla which makes it a one-of-a-kind scent to have in your collection.

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August 30, 2014