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When it comes to holidays, Valentine’s Day is a mixed bag. Successful deployment of romantic gestures depends on so many variables, the primary one being: is there a special sweetheart in your life’s cast of characters?
Well, whatever may be happening -- or not happening -- in the relationship department, a fumehead can be sure of one thing: your favorite perfume is always there for you.
Whether dream-inducing or swagger-boosting, fragrance is your solid. And as a special valentine for my loyal fumeheads, I’m pleased to announce my Sweetheart Giveaway!
Thanks to the cherubs over at Perfume.com, I’ve selected ten fragrances sure to stir the heart and keep Cupid busy. Everything you need to know to win one is in the video, so click, watch, and enter here.
The Sweetheart Giveaway fragrances are:
Robert Piguet Fracas
Chanel Coco Mademoiselle
Marc Jacobs Lola
Prada L'Eau Ambrée
Prada Amber Pour Homme
Yves Saint Laurent Body Kouros
Annick Goutal Les Nuits d'Hadrien
To find out more about each fragrance, including the official ingredients list, click on its name.
Good luck, my valentine fumeheads! I’m so grateful to you all for your support, comments, tips, and love! (I’m also grateful for your like. And if all you can muster is tolerance, well, I’ll take that, too. I'm not fussy.)