$4.50 – $19.50
Compelling, complex, and utterly enigmatic: a luxuriant, exotic blend of cherry, red musk, and star anise.
PERFUME OIL BLENDS
Presented in an amber apothecary vial.
– January 30, 2018
At first sniff it is cherry starburst sweet with which the musk transforms into a tuberose redolence that is stunning and moreish.
After settling, it is cherry incense .. not smoky as such, but delightfully headshop-esque with a touch of that anise darkness to the composition anchored and fro becoming too loud, too animalic.
I really like this one and is probably one of my top five BPAL’s.. I’ll definitely be buying a FB.
It is fine for daytime but would make a great date night/night out scent, too!
– October 1, 2017
Among my favorite scents from BPAL, I had to buy the full size after my imp ran out. I was attracted by its blood red color when I got it as a frimp years ago and didn’t really start using it until recently and my partner adores it.
It’s complex, soft and sensual and makes me feel beautiful.
– June 27, 2017
I did not care for this at first, but the cherry and anise really grew on me, in fact I like this better than Hideous Heart! It is sophisticated, sexy, and spicy-sweet.
– January 28, 2017
Smells like cherry coke in the imp. Dries down to an incense-y licorice with a touch of cherry. If you like anise or licorice, give this one a shot.
– June 24, 2016
Wet (on tester strip): musk, cherry, anise
Dry (on tester strip): musk, vanilla? …and rice?!
Wet (on skin): cherry, musk, anise
Dry (on skin): musk, rice, vanilla, cherry
What a strange, intoxicating scent! I am definitely smelling something almost…treacle-y, or like steamed rice with sugar on top. The cherry mellows out pretty quickly on my skin and the vanilla and musk become very prominent in the mix.
This is really nice and I wish I could enjoy the evolution of it because it smells like something very special, but it is giving me a terrible headache. So sad, but I’m very sensitive to certain smells, like vanilla.
On the plus side, it lingered even after a scrubbing so probably has great longevity!
– September 17, 2014
Kabuki is a deep cherry scent with something kinda sickly-sweet in the background.
On dry down the cherry scent seems to fade and the musk/star anise step forward.
It isn’t a bad scent, just not right for me. I could see this smelling amazing on someone else.
– June 11, 2014
Cherries and anise, an unusual combination. Spicy, yet cool. Strong and long-lasting – the anise’s licorice scent lingers for hours.
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Good Gods, what a night that was,
The bed was so soft, and how we clung,
Burning together, lying this way and that,
Our uncontrollable passions
Flowing through our mouths.
If I could only die that way,
I’d say goodbye to the business of living.
Olive blossom, honey, smoky vanilla, cinnamon, jasmine, sandalwood, and champaca flower.
Seduction, sensuality, the Act, and the aftermath all in one. The scent of warm, damp skin flushed with the glow of passion, touched by the luxuriant potency of ylang ylang and myrrh.
The overwhelming agony of passion crystallized into a singularly dark and magnetic blend: bittersweet neroli, black patchouli and black musk, gilded by apple, bergamot, blood red rose, teak, and vanilla.
The Seventh Daughter, Daughter of the Oath. She was King David’s lover, and the mother of King Solomon. Her scent is breathtakingly lovely, exotic and powerfully sensual in its innocence: carnation, sensual plum, and Arabian musk.