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Add SAGE + fasten's full-size Common Sense scent to your vanity to stay sweet-smelling all year long.

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As evidenced by our oft-updated Pinterest boards, Instagram feeds, and Tumblrs, we’re always on the lookout for sparks of inspiration. Since we’re used to pick-me-ups of the image and word variety, we were happily surprised to discover them in fragrance form too . SAGE + fasten founder Vivian Lee has created a line of four scents, each meant to embody the quality for which it’s named. And with this handy rollerball collection, we can take our inspiration wherever we go.

How it Works

The SAGE + fasten line is cruelty-free and made without parabens, sulfates, or synthetic dyes. Each set comes with four eau de parfums: aware, a soothing blend of rosemary, jasmine, ylang ylang, and sandalwood; character, an earthy combination of oakmoss, grass, juniper, and gardenia lily; honest, a delicate floral featuring cherry, pear, lily of the valley, vanilla, and tonka; and common sense, an upbeat fragrance inspired by Lee’s levelheaded mom with notes of orchid and lotus flower mixed with fruity accents.

How to Use

Glide on to pulse points: wrists, throat, inner elbows, and even behind the knees.

SD Alcohol 40b, Fragrance

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Most Helpful Customer Reviews

Cute, but not my favorite
Purchased

I bought this after reading great reviews about the Common Sense scent and I really wanted to know what all the fuss was about. I should have just stuck with the one scent instead of the sample collection. While Common Sense smells pretty good, there is really nothing special about the other three. They all smell too similar and have this odd sour note that I can't really describe. I might buy a larger Common Sense when this little guy runs out, but I'm not going to bother with the other three.

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LOVE IT!!

I really love my Sage & Fasten perfume. So much so, I've used it so frequently, my roller ball has gotten stuck!

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Nice collection

I love common sense, and I wanted to try the rest of the line, they all smell nice but I loved common sense the most. A little too earthy for my liking but the rest are still good.

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Stinks

All four scents smell terrible. They smell synthetic and gross. It's a real shame, there was such potential. Bought these looking for a natural scent combo, but the mark was sorely missed.

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I love the variety of scents

Each sense is fabulous and not too strong. I love the packaging and the names of each one of the scents. Reading the names gives me a little boost in the morning. A great product if regular perfumes give you headaches and you just want a little something special.

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Yum!

I hadn't tried any of these scents before and decided to take a chance and order them. So glad I did! They all smell so yummy and fresh! I'm in love! Not to mention, the tin case and petite roll-ons are fabulous!

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what a disappointment

i'd been eyeballing these for awhile and so when they went on sale i was ecstatic. Surely out of four scents there would be one or two i would love, but sadly, no. Not only were the scents very generic, none of them lasted more than about 10 minutes. Zero sillage. Also, one of them was half full when i received it. :(

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Scents were disappointing

I like the portability of this fragrance tin but was a little disappointed with the scents. I can still make use of them but would not purchase any of them again.

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Great variety

I purchased this kit after receiving a sample of SAGE + fasten's 'Common Sense' in my Birchbox and was super pleased! I'm not really a perfume gal, but these scents are light and the variety keeps me from getting bored with the same smell every day.

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Loved Common Sense, But..

I received Common Sense as a sample a few months ago and LOVED it. I really should've just stuck with Common Sense, because knowing myself, I rarely find a perfume I like. Why did I think I would like all four? Unfortunately, they just weren't for me. And even sadder still, one of them was leaking when I opened the tin for the first time. Boo.

Common Sense really does smell great though. I gave the more "mature" scents to my mother. (Not the one that leaked every where.)

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