Diptyque Philosykos: A Life-Long Love Affair

Diptyque Philosykos: A Life-Long Love Affair

I made a cheeky little Space NK purchase just before Christmas; the Philosykos eau de toilette from Diptyque. This makes it  – by far – my …
Fleur de Figuier and the Suitcase Surprise…

Fleur de Figuier and the Suitcase Surprise…

I found a suitcase filled with pants and socks! As you do. There seems to be a neverending conveyor belt of boxes and cases …
Two Gorgeous Fruity Fig Scents…

Two Gorgeous Fruity Fig Scents…

Two fruity little fig numbers for those of you who don’t like their fig scents too “green” and woody. Personally, I’m very …
Turning Bad Habits into Business Ventures: Mrs Todd’s Candles

Turning Bad Habits into Business Ventures: Mrs Todd’s Candles

Currently scenting my latest rented holiday “barn” (aka “four tiny rooms-with-annoying-feature-beams”): Mrs Todd’s Figs in the Forest candle. It’s absolutely beautiful; green …
Figgy, Floral and Fruity: The Ultra Nourishing Oil

Figgy, Floral and Fruity: The Ultra Nourishing Oil

Last week I wrote about Aurelia’s amazing Firm and Revitalise dry oil; this week it’s Roger & Gallet’s Huile Gourmande that’…
Dozing Beneath the Fig Tree…

Dozing Beneath the Fig Tree…

I’m not quite sure how this fragrance has managed to pass me by. I thought that I was fully versed in the delights …
Ginsberg is God: The Greenhouse Candle

Ginsberg is God: The Greenhouse Candle

I don’t know about Ginsberg being God but somebody definitely is – whoever made this candle, for a start. It’s absolutely gorgeous! It …
Pacifica’s Roll-On Fig

Pacifica’s Roll-On Fig

I was very pleasantly surprised by these roller-ball perfumes from Pacifica. Not a brand that I had ever heard of before, but when I …
More Figs! Diptyque’s “Collection Voyage”

More Figs! Diptyque’s “Collection Voyage”

A new “Fig-Scented” thing to add to the “Fig-Scented Things” category: the Philosykos range from beautiful luxury fragrance brand Diptyque. Most famous, perhaps, for …
Fico di Amalfi – the perfect summery Fig!

Fico di Amalfi – the perfect summery Fig!

I’m in love with this scent from Acqua di Parma. I was wrongly convinced, at first, that this was a male fragrance, but …
l’Occitane Fig Tree Leaf Candle

l’Occitane Fig Tree Leaf Candle

 This candle smells amazing! Out of all of the candles I shot for my Christmas Candle video, I think that this is one of …
Rituals ‘Under a Fig Tree’ Fragrance Diffuser

Rituals ‘Under a Fig Tree’ Fragrance Diffuser

You may not be able to tell from the picture above, but the cardboard tube containing the Rituals ‘Under a Fig Tree’ Fragrance Diffuser …