Arcana The Old Forest Review

Next to last in our reviews of the Arcana collection, Queens Of Snow And Air we have The Old Forest at The Rhinestone Housewife. The Old Forest:  Smoky resins with Bourbon vanilla bean, wild honey, dragonsblood, dark musk, kush, a hint of fir needle, and a drop of antique vetiver. In bottle-Soft pine and honey. WetContinue reading “Arcana The Old Forest Review”

Arcana Snowflake Palace Review

And next in our installment of reviews of Arcana’s Queens Of Snow and Air collection is Snowflake Palace. Snowflake Palace:  At last. White tea leaves, white amber, silvery soft musk, and a swirl of wood smoke. In bottle-Chilled melons. Wet on skin-Strong tea right at first quickly followed by silvery musk.   After just aContinue reading “Arcana Snowflake Palace Review”

Hottie’s Hot Pick Of The Week-Filthy Viking Soap

Hello hotties! For my hot pick of the week this week I have picked a cult favorite, the hardest soap to keep in stock at The Rhinestone Housewife, Filthy Viking soap by Arcana. When I first opened the shop, I got one lonely bar of Filthy Viking soap, that’s all there was.  I decided insteadContinue reading “Hottie’s Hot Pick Of The Week-Filthy Viking Soap”

Arcana Small Cottage In A Clearing

Arcana’s Queens Of Snow And Air collection has been a huge hit at The Rhinestone Housewife!  Today we are reviewing Small Cottage In A Clearing. Small Cottage in a Clearing:  The cozy scent of milky coffee with white sugar, cinnamon, ginger, allspice, and a faint undercurrent of dangerous black musk. In bottle:  Cinnamon coffee! WetContinue reading “Arcana Small Cottage In A Clearing”

Arcana Sigrid The Wise Review

Today we have a new review of the Arcana Queens Of Snow And Air collection  at The Rhinestone Housewife and this time it’s Sigrid The Wise. Sigrid the Wise:  The beautiful, merciful queen of snow. Labdanum absolute, smoky frankincense, myrrh, and glorious, golden vanilla. In bottle:  Dark, sultry frankincense. Wet on skin:  Smoky and resinousContinue reading “Arcana Sigrid The Wise Review”

Arcana’s Seven Apples Grow In Ice Review

Arcana is a highly regarded and respected indie perfume oil company out of Oregon.  Having just released a new collection, Queens Of Snow And Air, we are bringing reviews to you as we can.  Today we are reviewing Seven Apples Grow In Ice. Seven Apples Grow In Ice-Honeyed winesaps and green apples with pearl musk,Continue reading “Arcana’s Seven Apples Grow In Ice Review”

Arcana Necklace Made Of Tears Review

Today we’ve got another review from the Queens Of Snow and Air, Necklace Made Of Tears. Necklace Made of Tears:  Poor Lully. Sticky spun sugar with frankincense tears, peach nectar, violets, lacrima water, and cardamom. In bottle:  Spicy aqauatic. Wet on skin:  Spun sugary goodness with a peach and violet kicker.  After just a fewContinue reading “Arcana Necklace Made Of Tears Review”

Arcana Little Lully Review

Chugging right along with the Queens of Snow and Air reviews, we’ve got Little Lully. Little Lully:  Our heroine. Innocent, gentle, rosy-cheeked. Tender new blossoms of lily of the valley and honeysuckle are kissed with coconut milk, copaiba balsam, and butter CO2 extract. In bottle: Cocoa butter! Wet on skin:  A very light floral whichContinue reading “Arcana Little Lully Review”

Arcana Gehern The Troll Review

Oooh, a troll perfume oil to review.  How exciting!   This is the third installment in the Queens of Snow and Air collection, Gehern The Troll to review. Gehern the Troll:  He lives high in the mountains in his frozen cave. Fresh gingerroot, warm gingerbread, nectarine, bergamot, sweet orange. In bottle:  Spicy ginger! Wet on skin:Continue reading “Arcana Gehern The Troll Review”

Arcana Astrid The Cold Review

Hello hotties!    Today’s review will be another selection from the Arcana Queens Of Snow and Ice LE collection, Astrid The Cold. Astrid the Cold:  The mystical, enigmatic queen of air. Neroli, chilled vodka, rich amber, oak moss, coconut husks, lavender. In bottle:  Neroli and lavender. Wet on skin:  The neroli is up front andContinue reading “Arcana Astrid The Cold Review”

Arcana Astrid’s Diadem Review

Hello hotties!   Today’s review is going to come from the new Queens Of Snow and Air collection from Arcana.  This collection is based upon an obscure fairy tale from the Brothers Grimm and it’s just a wonderful and whimsical collection of goodness now available at The Rhinestone Housewife. Astrid’s Diadem:  The Queen of Air’sContinue reading “Arcana Astrid’s Diadem Review”

Arcana Queens Of Snow and Air Available at The Rhinestone Housewife

The gorgeous new collection from Arcana, Queens Of Snow and Air is now available at The Rhinestone Housewife.   This collection is based upon and obscure fairy tale by the brothers Grimm. The Queens of Snow and Air Perfume Collection The elements of a dark, obscure tale from the Brothers Grimm, presented in the orderContinue reading “Arcana Queens Of Snow and Air Available at The Rhinestone Housewife”

Arcana Queens Of Snow and Air and Returning Favorites

Arcana Holiday 2013       PERFUME OILS  The Queens of Snow and Air Perfume Collection  Little Lully:  Our heroine. Innocent, gentle, rosy-cheeked. Tender new blossoms of lily of the valley and honeysuckle are kissed with coconut milk, copaiba balsam, and butter CO2 extract. Small Cottage in a Clearing:  The cozy scent of milky coffeeContinue reading “Arcana Queens Of Snow and Air and Returning Favorites”

Arcana Hallowe’en Grotesquerie Update

Hello hotties!  Are you excited for the Arcana update?  Yeah, me too!  We will have a huge selection of perfume oils, soaps and and exclusive scent to The Rhinestone Housewife as well, Euryale.  It will be available in perfume oil and soap.  We expect these to land some time next week so stay tuned! TheContinue reading “Arcana Hallowe’en Grotesquerie Update”

Rhinestone Housewife Arcana Exclusives Reveiws-Genteel and Vulgar

I am so excited to share these with you!  Julia spent months working on them and we’ve finally got them ready for you in the shop.  Genteel and Vulgar-celebrating the dichotomy that is the housewife.   I’ll admit that I’m a mix of the two and I do enjoy wearing one blend on one arm andContinue reading “Rhinestone Housewife Arcana Exclusives Reveiws-Genteel and Vulgar”