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Hmm, the notes in this scent make me nervous.  I hope that it doesn’t turn ultra foody and cloying on me.  *Fingers crossed*.

Scent Name: Verdandi

Manufacturer:  Black Phoenix Alchemy Lab –Excolo: The Norns

Scent Description and Notes: “The Norse Sister-Goddesses of destiny, who measure the lives and fortunes of both Gods and Men and hold steady the ineffable laws of the cosmos. They are preservers and protectors of the Tree of Life and the Well of Fate, and give assistance during the birth of every mortal and divine creature.

Deep herbs and apple with black amber.” – BPAL

Oil Color: A ruddied bronze.

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 ripe, green apples, a bit of bubblegum (not sure where that is coming from), and just the faintest aspect of herbiness.  It’s a bright and pretty scent in the imp.
  • Wet:Ripe while still firm apple, slightly herby, like  rosemary, and just a hint of overt sweetness like amber.  I fear it could go a little chemically on my as there is just a tinge of it now, it the apple certainly is interesting.
  • Dry: Faintly apple and a sweet herbiness.  Very pretty in terms of a spring scent.
Other Impressions: It’s pretty from the hubby.  Score!