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Gift Tip #98

Posted: Friday, Mar. 23, 2012

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Simone McDowell

Simone is a public relations and marketing pro who knows how to find the perfect gift, for the perfect budget. She’s been blogging about gift-giving since 2008. Find her insights and ideas on her blog, When she isn’t blogging or finding the perfect gift, you can find her enjoying the arts, good food, and working with several community nonprofits.

TokyoMilk Crushed #32 Parfum caught my nose today while out shopping. It's not a scent that I would normally gravitate to but upon smelling it, I decided to spritz a bit on my wrists. The parfum is a mix of earth + moss, crushed herbs, wild grass and jasmine and comes in a beautiful black square bottle with white writing. Housed under the Femme Fatale Collection , this scent is sure to "brings the boys to the yard"...or something like that (smile). When checking out #32, be sure to see if another scent speaks to you. Just the names alone (Arsenic, Tainted Love, Bulletproof) are sure to make you give some of these aromas a second look.

Fun Facts about Parfum (or Perfume!)
*The first perfumes were made from spices and herbs like bergamot, myrtle, coriander and almond.
*Perfume in Latin means "through smoke"
*The first modern perfume, Hungary Water was created in 1370

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