My Scent Chanel No.5

Chanel, I love you madly. A scent is everything. A scent represents who you are and what you represent.

Perfume is something that my mom always wore. And she taught that it’s something that can really help with your own identity. She always had a few signature fragrances and still does. To this day, if I smell a certain waft in the air, I instantly think of her. Or of other women in my life who wear a certain scent. Smells are something that cross time and memories, something that can bring us back to a place like nothing else can. A place, be it good or bad, that still exists to us, in our minds and hearts.

As I grew up I knew that perfume was something to wear and as I got older I started thinking about which one. Through trial and error I came across Chanel No.5. A legend.  A fragrance worn by women in hollywood, women of wealth and the everyday woman. And there’s a reason, it is the most gentle and alluring fragrance. So female, so soft and delicate. Pure refinement.

Of course, I wear the classic, Eau De Parfum. But I also incorporate the body lotion, the foaming bath and bath soap. I do own, Le Deodorant,  but I have to say it is no good. I don’t like the smell at all.  The smell is very unlike Chanel, it smells like bug spray. No good.

But, I will continue to wear this fragrance until a new one comes along, if a new one comes along. I don’t believe in ever saying never.

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Love my Nails!

Love my Nails! My Man Jason at Nail Service! His work is absolutely impeccable, he is perfection at his craft.

I never thought that I would find a nail technician that I liked, let alone would see exclusively. But, I love this guy. He does the most perfect ombré around. I love a White French ombré since it blends seamlessly as it grows out. I like classically traditional things, and as life gets more hectic, I’ve found myself choosing things that are easier to maintain so that I can just grab and go.

Lately, I even further get behind classic simplicity and that’s about it. I’ve always been a person who has traditional values at the core; basing myself around a simple mind and heart. It could be the Virgo astrology sign enjoying basic pleasures.

For nails, I don’t have enough energy to go chasing crazy manicures.  Formerly, I used to be into the 3D Japanese Deco Nails, and I still absolutely appreciate the style and aesthetic. To this day, I love picking up the nail magazines and see the style and trends that are a la mode. For me today, with this life I’ve been living, I just can’t deal with the upkeep of them.

Aren’t they beautiful?

There is nothing like coming home to a bouquet of roses. Although pink and white are my adoration, I love a sweet lilac purple.

And everyone needs candles to relax. So fantastic.

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