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Author Topic: My Pacifica Order Came!  (Read 1104 times)

makinalist

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My Pacifica Order Came!
« on: July 16, 2013, 03:47:07 PM »
I really had to be patient for this one, as there was a problem with the USPS package sorting process.  Pacifica apologized and gave me a code for $10 off my next order of any amount, so it's all good now.  :)

These spray bottles are adorable, as is the packaging.  They would be great as stocking stuffers and there are gift sets for anyone who loves natural products.  I think any of them would layer well with other scents.  I am amazed at how well they last on me, too.  Be forewarned that they do not come with caps, which is a bit odd.

Malibu Lemon Blossom is a happy, sunny scent for summer.  Has a beachy vibe besides the lemon...salty maybe?  Very fresh and lasts for hours on my skin.

Sandalwood is more citrusy than I expected, but the sandalwood comes through in the drydown.  Top notes are Tangerine, Sweet Orange and Mandarin.  Very pretty combination.

Tibetan Mountain Temple is really interesting!  Do not try this if you don't like the smell of ginger.  It also has vetiver, patchouli (not overpowering), and orange zest.  I get an incense vibe from it, as I expected I might.  Variously, I also get Chai tea, gingerbread men, and a hint of Old Spice.  Spicy enough for autumn, but still light enough for summer.  I'll have fun with this one!

Mediterranean Fig was my free sample of solid perfume.  Notes include Sweet Fig, Palm, Cyclamen, Moss and Clove set in a Sandalwood base.  The solid scent wears closer to the skin than the sprays, but I do get a creamy and earthy feeling from it.  I would like to try this in the spray before making up my mind about it.

I would order again and besides...they have frequent sales!

« Last Edit: July 16, 2013, 06:54:07 PM by makinalist »
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christinedenice

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Re: My Pacifica Order Came!
« Reply #1 on: July 16, 2013, 07:07:40 PM »
These sound delicious, Listy! Wonderful descriptions.

My ears (eyes?) especially perked up at the descriptions of Sandalwood and Tibetan Mountain Temple. Hummm....

Are these travel sizes?
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makinalist

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Re: My Pacifica Order Came!
« Reply #2 on: July 16, 2013, 07:26:54 PM »
The sprays ($22) are 1 oz., which is not too big for travel IMO.  The tins of solid perfume (0.33 oz. - $9) are the most portable, plus they have travel sets ($18) that include a small tube of body butter, a lip tint, and a perfume roll-on. 
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Emma Peel

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Re: My Pacifica Order Came!
« Reply #3 on: July 17, 2013, 09:46:20 AM »
The scents sound lovely, especially the lemon one.

SusieQ

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Re: My Pacifica Order Came!
« Reply #4 on: July 17, 2013, 10:01:34 AM »
Wow!  I love the reviews, Listy.  I think that you would do well in advertising.  :)
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makinalist

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Re: My Pacifica Order Came!
« Reply #5 on: July 18, 2013, 11:19:32 AM »
SusieQ - Is that a job offer? :)

Meanwhile, Malibu Lemon Blossom is feeling just right in our heat and humidity.  I am still amazed that an inexpensive citrus scent lasts as long as this one does on me.  I put on a little Sandalwood after my evening shower and it is lovely.  That little sample of Mediterranean Fig is surprising me, though - it turns very woody in the end, lasts forever, and I love it!

Now I need Spanish Amber and possibly Mexican Cocoa...

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Thanna

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Re: My Pacifica Order Came!
« Reply #6 on: July 19, 2013, 07:51:05 PM »
I predict that you'd love Spanish Amber!  It's one of the very few perfumes that I've finished a bottle of.  I have it in the solid too and like to use it for cuticle cream. 
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Styyna

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Re: My Pacifica Order Came!
« Reply #7 on: July 19, 2013, 11:18:52 PM »
I'm so happy to hear that you are enjoying your selections, Listy. :)
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makinalist

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Re: My Pacifica Order Came!
« Reply #8 on: July 19, 2013, 11:42:56 PM »
Thanna - You were right about the other three, so I'll take your word on the amber one.  The only reason I didn't get it this time was that I prefer amber in colder weather.  I'll have it by then!
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Thanna

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Re: My Pacifica Order Came!
« Reply #9 on: July 20, 2013, 07:56:25 AM »
Spanish Amber would definitely be too much in the heat of summer! 
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