The travel version of the Thymes' Simmered Cider Candle ("A simmering blend of freshly-pressed apples mulled with crushed clove and cardamom, with hints of bourbon") which was already a lemming a couple years ago. $8 at Thymes.
A new fragrance from Thymes: Passionfruit Neroli. Shown in Counter Spray ("The senses awaken as this tropical and zesty fragrance lingers lightly. Biodegradable cleansing agents and extracts of fennel and parsley effectively clean, while putting a fragrant and refreshing touch on the surfaces of your home."), $14.
I may wear rose more often than any other floral note in my fragrances, but I’m also very fond of violet and carnation, and sometimes I really crave an orange blossom perfume. Parfums de Nicolaï recently launched Néroli Intense, Patricia de Nicolaï’s tribute to her own “passion for the orange flower,” and since this house is one I respect, I was looking forward to trying this new scent.
Néroli Intense’s composition includes notes of mandarin, neroli, tarragon, pittosporum flower, petitgrain, beeswax, patchouli and white musk. It does indeed evoke the “different olfactory properties” of the bitter orange tree, while remaining coherent and tightly constructed. Its petitgrain note — evoking the oil distilled from the twigs of the bitter orange tree — is green and raspy, and takes the lead after Néroli Intense is applied to skin…
From the 2018 Thymes Frasier Fir collection, Dishwashing Liquid ("Fill your sink with moisturizing bubbles enriched with the crisp, just-cut forest fragrance of Frasier Fir") and All-Purpose Cleaner ("Make your home spic and span with a gentle all-purpose cleaner infused with the crisp forest scent of Frasier fir, cedarwood and sandalwood"). $14 each.