Tahitian Gardenia

Touting itself as a natural, micro-batch fragrance house, Pacifica can be, in my experience, hit or miss. Some Pacifica scents seem to carelessly deconstruct themselves quickly and waft away from you to the point that one wonders if you’re wearing perfume or if it’s just faint remnants of fabric softener lingering on your clothes mixed…

French Lilac

French Lilac by Pacifica is…  lilac.  It’s very very lilac.  Except, it’s not authentic, fresh cut lilac.  It’s perfume lilac…  It almost smells authentic at first, but during the drydown it smells a bit forced. Frankly, on its own, I’m not crazy about Pacifica French Lilac and I slightly question why I bought an entire…

Persian Rose

Persian Rose (Pacifica) is the sort of citrusy, fruity, elegant rose scent that smells like the flower as it is found in its natural habitat.   Imagine mist drenched rose petals in a summer garden.  This is tasteful, fresh, bright and slightly serious but with an optimistic quality that is quite contagious. Persian Rose breathes on…

Mexican Cocoa

Wearing Mexican Cocoa (Pacifica) is truly like covering yourself in  spicy, warm delectable chocolate, only it’s much less messy and certainly more refined.  It’s a rich, slightly floral chocolate too – nothing cheap and waxy.  Notes of almond and Mexican chocolate are  warned by a vanilla swirled cinnamon and cloves. This is the perfect fragrance…