“Pushing up and working under the earth” – A Perfume Review of Hiram Green Dilettante

Witness of Sense Hiram Green Dilettante Review

The Hiram Green perfume house is a brand that I admire from afar. I like that they use natural fragrant materials and that they do not release 10 new perfumes each year, they definitely do quality over quantity. Yesterday, I saw the announcement of their latest fragrance, Arbolé Arbolé, and it reminded me that I have yet to write a review about Dilettante, Hiram Green’s third fragrance which was released earlier this year. Continue reading

5 Tips on How to Choose your next Travel Destination

Witness of Sense How to choose your next travel destination

Imagine you have some time for travelling, maybe three weeks of vacation or even more. You are excited about it, you lose yourself in dreams of foreign countries and enjoy the prospect of being “away”. Until… you need to decide on a travel destination and out of a sudden, you’re feeling blocked and disoriented. Where do you start? Here are my 5 tips on how to choose your next travel destination. Continue reading

Changing my mind about rms beauty Part III: Lip Shine Sacred

Witness of Sense rms beauty lip shine sacred review

This is the third and last part of my review series on rms products which turned out to be challenging to me. Just as the two previous two products, the Buriti Bronzer and the Living Luminizer, today’s review is about one of rms beauty’s stars: the Lip Shine in shade “Sacred”. Read on to see how my impression changed from “meh” to “wow”. Continue reading

Some Music and Perfume for Tough Times

Witness of Sense Parfumerie Generale Louanges Profanes Short Review

I am by no means a political person but I care about people, about their hopes and fears and about equal rights and equal treatment. Recent political movements in the U.S. and in Europe have clearly not been in favour of immigrants, non-Christians, women and homosexual people and I am shocked to see more and more people choosing hate and phobia over equality, compassion and communication. This post won’t be about politics but rather about what usually helps me to stay calm and optimistic during difficult times – perfume and a music playlist.  Continue reading