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Jo Malone Thread: Share the News and Love!

I've searched high and low and haven't found a dedicated Jo Malone thread, but knowing how many of us enjoy JM products I though it'd be nice to have a place where we can share upcoming news and our favorites.

 

My all time favorite is Blue Agava and Cacao, followed by Peony Blush Suede.

I just picked up Basil and Neroli, which to my nose is a dead ringer for Bobbi Brown Beach! As I love Beach, I think this fragrance is going to be a new fave come the spring. It is different enough from Lime, Basil, Neroli to justify owning both in my collection. Basil and Neroli emphasizes the Neroli while LBM is heavy on the basil and lime, which give it a more herbal edge.

 

EDIT: Updated Jo Malone and Jo Loves perfume collection (100ml, 30ml, dry body oils):FA2FAB5A-F663-4DD0-8934-3A9ABA4D7ED1.jpeg

 

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Yes it is. I couldn't help but to order the Tuberose today with Sephora @unfungirl@whitepolkydots. Oops! 😉

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You bet I jumped rght on OB!! 😄 I was so sad I missed out that I reached out to multiple JM online reps for updates / alternatives. They said they couldn't ship it from their canadian/korean online sites and said it was exclusive their site only. I was so surprised (/happy) to see it on sephora!!

 

Your bottle is SOO cute. 😍 A part of me was worried that the bottles would look messy in person and nice only in the professional ads. But nope! I loove yours! And am excited for mine to ship 🙂

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Yay! I'm sure you will enjoy it! @whitepolkydots

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FullSizeRender.jpgI have Silk Blossom from when it was first issued in 2014, but I may need to get the Plum Blossom now!

 

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2005 collection has Plum blossom, Osmanthus and Cherry Blossom.  I only remember i like 1 out of 3 but couldnt remember which one ... world problem 😉

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Osmanthus Blossom is catching my eye.  Has anyone tried it?

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I tried it when it came out before, and it had no staying power whatsoever. It was pretty but reminded me of something I could get at Bath and Body Works, not that there's anything wrong with that but not at JM prices.

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I had Silk Blossom! I just finished it. It was ok to me; it didn't last very long. I really want to smell Plum Blossom. Osmanthus also sounds really interesting.

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I read the review about Silk Blossom is pretty but doesnt last.  I probably skip this collection and get the Armani/Prive 

PIVOINE SUZHOU instead.  Not sure if that one lasts a bit better.

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Just wanted to share my attempt at a poptastic bottle painting 😄  I might choose different colors next time but it was a lot of fun!  I don't feel ready quite yet to paint on my 100ml bottles, but I have one more 9ml bottle to practice on

 

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This looks amazing. You did a great job with that bottle 🙂

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@Madeline7:  This came out really well - I love the colors that you  picked! Great job with the DIY! 🙂

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This came out great!  So adorable!

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This is so cool.  Did you use nail polish?  Or some other type of paint?

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@Halcyon7 I just used basic acrylic paint but I'd imagine nail polish would work as well!

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Fantastic! Very beautiful!

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I got my order today. Unfortunately the bottles did arrive hot (I seriously am going to have to wait for the weather to change before ordering online >.>) so I don't know if that effected the scent but I was disappointed. I ordered the English Pear & Freesia and got the Basil & Neroli for free, I chose samples of Blackberry & Bay and Peony & Blush Suede. I don't like ANY of them.

 

The English Pear one smelled like a musty old den, like a grandfatherly smell. Which isn't terrible! But I was definitely expecting something a bit more feminine.

Basil & Neroli is the one I liked the most but the best I can say is that it's "meh". I wouldn't buy it. I think my husband will like it though. It's green and fresh and clean smelling but it's just not something I can see myself wearing.

Blackberry & Bay. LOL. I was trying these out with a friend and I didn't think this was completely bad until my friend said all she could smell was cat pee. I get some sort of plant smell underneath the initial sharp smell but I certainly don't want anyone thinking I smell like cat pee.

Peony & Blush Suede smelled like candy right out of the bottle but it dried down to a very musky smell which was confusing. The candy smell was too sweet but then it was too masculine smelling.

 

I'm sad because I REALLY wanted to like these but I'm going to have to make a return.

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Try mixing English Pear and Freesia with the Peony Blush Suede and see if you like that @Froley

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I got my order today, as well as some new paint colors to use on my bottle!  I'm going to start with a 9ml tiny bottle I have, so I won't be devastated if I make it fugly 😛

 

I'm feeling really mixed on the Orris & Sandalwood.  I found it initially a little offensive...really peppery I think?  It had a sort of sour feel to it, and I really didn't get much violet or sandalwood.  BUT twenty minutes later...its settled down into something pretty nice.  It has some spice still but its gentler and more floral.  I think I'll like this on days where I want to feel "edgier" than my usual florals lol

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Thx for the mini review.  Hope the scent will grow on you 😉  I'm still waiting for the UPS guy to knock on my door 😉

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The Poptastic colognes are sold out 😭😭😭

 

i hesitated because I was making big non-beauty purchases back to back last week. I just wanted to wait past the weekend, but noticed this morning that they're gone :'(

 

Edit to say -- pls tag me if you see the Orange Blossom miraculously reappear! In the meantime, I'm also considering just painting a plain bottle 😛

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