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Bold, bright mandarin paired with the sweet, sensual earthiness of fig.
PERFUME OIL BLENDS
Presented in an amber apothecary vial.
– May 9, 2019
I loved this scent! It’s absolutely mandarin forward, but when it dries the fig comes out to play and it smells just heavenly. Somewhere waaay in the background is something creamy like vanilla and it makes this scent really well rounded. My only complaint is that on me, it stayed very close to the skin and after about 4-5 hours, I couldn’t smell it at all.
– October 28, 2017
Light and citrus-y. The mandarin orange smell is VERY prominent in this oil. It reminds me a bit of a creamsicle when dry, honestly. I don’t smell fig at all with this one — more orange and vanilla strangely enough. But it smells very nice.
– July 30, 2017
I really wanted to love this scent, but on me it smells like fruity candy, specifically, Sprees. There is definitely citrus there, but on me it’s soften to the point that it smells less like fresh fruit than fruit-flavored artificial powder. It doesn’t gain more depth on me, at all. So I guess I would recommend this as a fun scent for someone who wants a fruity candy scent. Might be perfect for some, but not for me.
– July 27, 2017
Color me surprised because I received this as a frimp in an order that was largely made up of warm, vanilla scents, but this is the one I wear just about every day! Wet it is a light, tangy, mandarin. It mellows just a little when dry, still maintaining that crisp citrus but also giving way for a softer, almost creamy fruitiness. It throws just right- not too close to the skin but not overpowering either, and it has good staying power. This is a keeper and I’m getting a full bottle with my next order!
– January 28, 2017
First sniff: aww, pretty orange! Like a brand new summer. Gets creamier as it dries. It sparkles, but on my skin, never reaches towards any earthiness or figgyness.
– November 16, 2016
This was one of the scents in my order that truly surprised and delighted me. At first it seems pretty simple with the mandarin being the dominant note but the fig has this teasing quality that tones it down and peeks out every so often. It’s haunting but also has an earthy sensuality to it.
– January 10, 2015
In the imp: Exactly what it says on the tin. Mandarin and fig!
Wet: Mandarin dominant. The fig is present, but it has taken a background role. However, the fig note is becoming more prominent the longer this sits on my skin.
Dry: The mandarin still reigns, but the fig note is stronger than it was during the wet phase, lending a bit of earthiness to this sweet, fruity scent.
Verdict: This is nice. I don’t feel the need to grab a bottle of this one, but I think it would be great to wear during warmer months.
– September 20, 2014
I adored this one! It was sweet and citrus-y with almost a touch of licorice? It smelled like gummy bears or fruit gums. I couldn’t catch the fig though, maybe that was the licorice-y bite?
Obviously, if you don’t like sweet, almost candy-like scents, this won’t be for you, but I quite enjoy it!
– September 17, 2014
Another scent that I really adore. I ran out of my imp years ago but I remember it smelled like spiced pear with some mandarin. Just yummy. I really should purchase a bottle.
If you love sweet, sugary, fruity scents – you might want to try it.
– August 30, 2014
Light, dreamy…almost creamy orange, but there is no cream note here. I think the juicy pluminess of the fig tempers the brightness of the citrus and smooths it into a gorgeous pairing that plays extremely well together, becomes something more, and very lovely. Not too fruity. Not candy sweet, but reminiscent.
On the dry down I’m getting just a whisper of something else; Almost incense-like, but it may be the deeper fig coming forward.
Simple. Perfectly balanced. Beautiful.
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Insatiable lust, unending vigor! A truly carnal, energetic men’s blend: vanilla and amber with juniper, rosewood and white pine.
My well-beloved was stripped. Knowing my whim,
She wore her tinkling gems, but naught besides:
And showed such pride as, while her luck betides,
A sultan’s favored slave may show to him.
When it lets off its lively, crackling sound,
This blazing blend of metal crossed with stone
Gives me an ecstasy I’ve only known
Where league of sound and lustre can be found.
She let herself be loved: then, drowsy-eyed,
Smiled down from her high couch in languid ease.
My love was deep and gentle as the seas
And rose to her as to a cliff the tide.
My own approval of each dreamy pose,
Like a tamed tiger, cunningly she sighted:
And candour, with lubricity united,
Gave piquancy to every one she chose.
Her limbs and hips, burnished with changing lustres
Before my eyes, clairvoyant and serene,
Swanned themselves, undulating in their sheen;
Her breasts and belly, of my vine the clusters,
Like evil angels rose, my fancy twitting,
To kill the peace which over me she’d thrown,
And to disturb her from the crystal throne
Where, calm and solitary, she was sitting.
So swerved her pelvis that, in one design,
Antiope’s white rump it seemed to graft
To a boy’s torso, merging fore and aft.
The talc on her brown tan seemed half-divine.
The lamp resigned its dying flame. Within,
The hearth alone lit up the darkened air,
And every time it sighed a crimson flare
It drowned in blood that amber-coloured skin.
Skin musk and honey, blood-red rose, orange blossom, white peach, red apple, frankincense and myrrh.
The amber necklace of Freyja, Norse Goddess of Love, Sex, Attraction and Fruitfulness. Her magnificent necklace was bought from four Dwarves [Alfrik, Berling, Dvalin and Grer] at the price of four nights of her passion. When Brisingamen graces your throat, no man can resist your charms. A glittering mantle of rich golden notes: five ambers, soft myrtle, apple blossom and carnation.
A salacious, lecherous, leering scent – dirty and dark, slapped with a wet sweetness. Earthy black patchouli swelling with apricot.