Scent Name: Sept
Manufacturer: Black Phoenix Trading Post – Lupercalia: Une Douzaine de Roses
Scent Description and Notes: “Golden rose, frankincense, and vanilla bean.“-https://blackphoenixalchemylab.com/lupercalia/
Oil Color: Slightly yellow oil on my skin.
Bottle Design and Artwork: This is a standard 5ml brown glass vial. The name of the company and the collection are in small white bold font framing the image. The label art is a tinted artistic image of a rose. The scent name is in large, shadowed white font just above the company name, which is located closer to the bottom of the label.
- ITB: Wow, that’s a bit foody. The warm vanilla bean is almost cloying next to what seems like a candied rose note with a dash frankincense sprinkled on top.
- Wet: It reminds me of Bakery Nouveau’s rose macaroons – sweet rose with a healthy dose of vanilla. As it settles, the frankincense warms and adds a more refined edge to the sweetness of the other two notes. It seems to make the rose feel less like a pink, super sweet rose and more like a golden, pink edged rose that is more sophisticated. When wet, the throw is about 3″ from my wrist, which I think would be acceptable in social situations without provoking intense hunger pangs from passers by.
- Dry: Sugared vanilla and a very faint impression of faint vanilla. It’s nice, but I think this will be even better with age.
Other Impressions: “Eh, it smells like baby wipes.” -Tony