Puredistance Gold: Paying it Forward

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Portia

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Paying it Forward: (in) Puredistance Gold

This post is a part of a joint giveaway, held by Undina (Undina’s Looking Glass), Vanessa (Bonkers about Perfume ), Lucas (Chemist in the Bottle) and Portia (Australian Perfume Junkies)

From Undina: In this age of advertising in social networks and working through influencers, vloggers and instagrammers, it is hard to justify spending marketing resources on a handful of“old school” bloggers with quirky blogging styles and limited outreach via followers or organic search. A very few keep doing that through the years.
Puredistance is one brand that was extremely friendly and generous with bloggers. Late last year Puredistance sent a travel spray of their newest perfume Puredistance Gold. I tied and I liked Puredistance Gold.
We decided to share – to make sure it reaches more people.

Puredistance Gold

Parfumo gives these featured accords:
Top: Italian green mandarin, Calabrian bergamot, La Réunion pink pepper, Moroccan rosemary, Madagascan clove
Heart: Indian jasmine absolute, Spanish cistus absolute, Moroccan geranium, Madagascar cinnamon absolute
Base: Honduras styrax, Laotian benzoin, Myrrh, Indonesian patchouli, Green madagascar vanilla, Venezuelan tonka bean absolute, Castoreum absolute, Haitian vetiver

A gloriously fizzy citrus opens, I say fizzy but not like a 21st century celebuscent. Here we have the lustre of golden dawn tempered by shadows of spices and the clarion call of white flowers. I make it sound overly dramatic, it’s not. Puredistance Gold is satin smooth and flawlessly blended.

The heart becomes a sensual incense. Yep, I never thought those words would become a pair. Here we have it. Incense, patchouli, vanilla are all tempered by resins and animalics. A light sweaty breathiness that underpins the heart and dry down, giving this unearthly beauty humanity.

If you are all about your fragrance being an introduction as or before you enter a room then I double you’ll be moved by Puredistance Gold. We are talking seriously refined understatement, yet so unusual that it is a statement of its own. It says to me, “I have no need of gauche display. My perfection and grace are enough. A perfect cover for our imperfect selves, how better to trick the world than smell like this”

Puredistance Gold Sample Giveaway

1.5ml handmade sample of Puredistance Gold is offerred in a giveaway on each blog for a reader from the specific geographical region:
Undina’s Looking Glass  – the US and Canada
Chemist in the Bottle – Europe (without the UK)
Bonkers about Perfume – the UK
Australian Perfume Junkies – Australia/NZ/Asia

To enter, tell me where you would want to wear Puredistance Gold in the comments below.

I’ll draw a random winner Wednesday, while I’m on Holidays in Thailand.

Go To It Crew,
Portia xx

 

I Am Trash by Etat Libre d’Orange GIVEAWAY

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Portia

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Hello APJ Crew,

Let’s have a giveaway on APJ. A new bottle to my collection. A Press Sample from my mate Bronwyn at Gascoigne & King who imports and distributes Etat Libre d’Orange in Australia and has some of the best ambient scenting products on earth. Perfume is about sharing the love and I thought you all might like to try some new stuff too.

I Am Trash by Etat Libre d’Orange GIVEAWAY

I Am Trash by Etat Libre d'Orange

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True Lust by ELdO WINNERS

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Portia

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Hello APJ Crew,

Each week we have a giveaway on APJ. Usually a new bottle to my collection. Some are Bought, others are Press Samples or Gifts. Perfume is about sharing the love.

True Lust by ELdO WINNERS

Last weeks True Lust by ELdO winners are George, Amy, Tara, Ingeborg,

(Please send me your address to portia (_) turbo (at) yahoo (.) com (.) au even if I’ve sent you stuff before. I don’t keep your addresses on file here)

Sorry there’s no giveaway this week. I have PLENTY of new stuff to share but I’m a bit under the pump trying to get everything organised for the holiday and some things have fallen through the cracks.

Hugs and love,
Portia xx

True Lust – Rayon Violet de ses Yeux Etat Libre d’Orange GIVEAWAY

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Portia

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Hello APJ Crew,

Each week we have a giveaway on APJ. Usually a new bottle to my collection. Some are Bought, others are Press Samples or Gifts. Perfume is about sharing the love.

Last weeks Crème de Cuir by bdk Parfums winners are Kathleen, Tanja, Verbenaluvvr, PattyPong
(Please send me your address to portia (_) turbo (at) yahoo (.) com (.) au even if I’ve sent you stuff before. I don’t keep your addresses on file here)

True Lust – Rayon Violet de ses Yeux by Etat Libre d’Orange GIVEAWAY

 

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Crème de Cuir by bdk Parfums GIVEAWAY

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Portia

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Hello APJ Crew,

Each week we have a giveaway on APJ. Usually a new bottle to my collection. Some are Bought, others are Press Samples or Gifts. Perfume is about sharing the love.

Last weeks Pacific Rock Moss by Goldfield & Banks winners are Alen, j.d., Sue Mills, Brigitte
(Please send me your address to portia (_) turbo (at) yahoo (.) com (.) au even if I’ve sent you stuff before. I don’t keep your addresses on file here)

Crème de Cuir by bdk Parfums GIVEAWAY

 

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