Thursday, May 5, 2016

Band of Bloggers: Vol. 5 / May 2015

You know what they say, April shower and all that jazz! Happy May, and welcome to the Band of Bloggers! We hope this post finds you well, and we hope the first half of your 2016 has been treating you right. Please join us in this month's conversation below, we love hearing feedback from our readers!

I don't know about the rest of you, but where I live, it's warm almost all the time. We barely have a fall season, and it hardly ever rains. I hate the heat, so in essence, I am forced to live with something I don't particularly like! 

My Band Of Bloggers question for May is: if you had to choose 1 or 2 scents you absolutely dread and you had to melt and smell them only for the rest of your life, what would they be and why? And also, why do you dislike them in the first place?
I am having a tough time answering the question I created, LOL! I dislike a lot of scents and spent the better part of 2 years trying to discover what scents I really enjoyed and what scents I really disliked. The first few years I was a wax addict, I spent too much money on stuff on a whim. I'd buy whatever sounded good, without much regard for anything else. That's the quickest way to go broke. Through a process of elimination, I found out I dislike a looooot of stuff. So, if I had to choose 2 scents I disliked to melt and smell forever, I'd pick coffee scents and patchouli scents. I dislike coffee scents because they either smell super fake or like skunks, and I've never smelled one on its own that I liked. Patchouli scents, well, they are just too hippie for me. Don't get me wrong, I like my fair share of clean and fresh scents, but patchouli I typically cannot do. I'm interested to see what everyone else picked!!

Please visit these Band of Bloggers blogs
and help support the blogger community!

Lauren, at Lolo Loves Scents.
Liz, at Furianne
Michelle, at Waxing About.
Sunnee, at Fragrance Obsessed.


  1. I am with you on coffee. I have no not had one or two I actually like. You might not enjoy one of the scents I gave you recently though >_< Loved your question! It was fun!

    1. I am always willing to have my mind changed! :) I recently got a patchouli candle from a subscription box and it changed my outlook on the scent in general. When it's mixed with the right things, it's so delicate and gorgeous! <3 Thanks!!

  2. This question was fun! Patchouli is definitely on my no-not-like list too, although it's not one I would like to melt if I had to - it's just too stinky for me. Has there been a good (bearable) patchouli in wax? I'm not too sure...

    1. I got a patchouli candle from Golden State Wax Co called Coachelle (UGH), but it smells amazing! It's a nice, light mix of stuff, patchouli is definitely the main note, but it's very lovely!

  3. The few SMT coffee blends I bought from your destash 3+ years ago were the only coffee scents I could handle. Since then I've yet to find a coffee scent I like. Pity, because I'm such a coffee lover.

    Now that you mention it, I don't think I've had much success with patchouli scents in wax. I love it in perfumes and other home/body fragrances, but in wax it seems to fall flat.

    I loved your question this month! It really made me pick my brain for an answer :)

    1. Oddly enough, the worst coffee scent I've ever had was from SMT, the skunky one that stayed in the curtains for a week. :O I, too, love coffee, but in wax, I find the translation to my nose is way different, either too plasticy/too skunky/too artificial.

      Patchouli is much better in perfumes, but I have found when combined with the right ingredients, it's actually quite lovely!


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