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Scent Name: Desmonema

Manufacturer: Black Phoenix Alchemy Lab –  Song of Nature: 6/21/13

Scent Description and Notes:White amber and mimosa with tendrils of Italian bergamot, myrrh, green tangerine and green patchouli, sheer coconut, quince, and vetiver. -BPAL

Oil Color: A warm apple cider color.

Bottle Design and Artwork: This is a standard vial / imp size (1/32 oz). This is a decant from Absinthetics.  On the back, she has the notes of the scent, the title of the scent in orange, the company acronym in bold, and her decanting information in green. The front of the label has the same image that appeared on the bottle’s label (below).

Image from scentbase.com

Image from scentbase.com

Scent: 

  • ITI:  It’s sweetly resinous with touches of dried fruit underneath.  I’m just worried about the quince on my skin, but so far, so good.
  • Wet:  It smells like warm fruit cake, although I can detected the patchouli and bergamot.  Surprisingly nice and warm.  
  • Dry:  As it was drying, I remember having a favorable response.  It becomes less fruit cake and more alluringly warm and resinous form the amber, coconut, and myrrh.  There is a slight sweetness to it from the mimosa, but it just adds to make this a gorgeous, feminine scent that would be a great winter, fall, or spring scent.

Other Impressions: “It’s like black pepper, tobacco, and roses.  The notes aren’t individually nice, but together, it’s a really comforting scent.” -Tony

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