Category Archives: Shroff

Shroff Vanilla Balsam take 2

The last time I reviewed Shroff Vanilla Balsam, it struck me as dry and didn’t really appeal to me. Now I find it delightfully light and crisp with a subtle sweetness and soft vanilla presence. The wood base is still … Continue reading

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Shroff Sandal Flora

After experiencing¬† Shroff’s spectacular dry masala Red Sandal, I knew I had to try their other offerings. Greedily, I ordered 6 more of their dry masalas. The first one I tried captured my heart. It’s Shroff Sandal Flora and like … Continue reading

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Shroff Red Sandal

Shroffs are a favorite at ORS (make sure you check out the extensive 16 part review of the line) so I knew I had to give them a try. Shroff makes a number of different styles of incense so I … Continue reading

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Shroff Vanilla Balsam

An unusual take on vanilla, Shroff Vanilla Balsam is surprisingly dry and soft. The name would suggest something dripping and sticky with tolu balsam or balsam of Peru (both have a vanilla like smell), but this is a masala based … Continue reading

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Shroff Little Woods (2015 restock)

According to Mike at ORS, the 2015 restock of Little Woods does not smell like its previous incarnations. If you can find his post from November 2, 2015, he goes on to say that it’s been reformulated with a new … Continue reading

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