After a month of testing scents, I have found that I gravitate toward the darker oils and Tisiphone is just that. I’m a little hesitant with the florals, but the neroli and patchouli should work well on my skin.
Scent Name: Tisiphone
Manufacturer: Black Phoenix Alchemy Lab – Excolo: The Kindly Ones – In Memoriam
Scent Description and Notes: “The Avenger of Murder:
Oleander with black patchouli, ylang ylang, and neroli.” – BPAL
Oil Color: A rather ruddy color.
Bottle Design and Artwork: This is a standard vial / imp size (1/32 oz). The label wrapped around the bottle features an Art-Deco inspired Phoenix with the the name of the company at the bottle of the image. On the other side, the title of the scent written in large, clear black font outlined with red on the front.
- In the Imp (ITI): I get very strong patchouli with a sweet hint of oleander. On second sniff, ylang ylang makes itself known in a sweet and exotic bed of incense.
- Wet: Yum! There is a thick, heady scent at the beginning that reminds me of dried Debauchery. The patchouli is strong, but it’s a sophisticated one, enhanced by the intoxicating scent of neroli. As it dries, the ylang-ylang and oleander peak though, sweetening the thick incense notes.
- Dry: After 8.5 hours, the scent is sweet patchouli, very faint neroli, and just a hint of sweet, innocent floral. It’s rather pretty and something I would consider wearing when I want something a little floral but not grandma-floral.