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Name:  Dragon’s Tears

Manufacturer:  Black Phoenix Alchemy Lab –Ars Draconis

Scent Description and Notes: “Bittersweet yet powerful: salty aquatic notes and bursting with dragon’s blood. – blackphoenixalchemylab.com

Oil Color: A caspian 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 name of the company next to the phoenix. On the other side, the title of the scent written in large, clear black font outlined with red on the front.


  • ITI:  Dragon’s blood resin and salt.  The salt note is rather distinct, but it actually tempers the resin, which can be quite overpowering at times.
  • Wet: It’s interesting.  Usually, I’m not a fan of aquatics in the least.  The aquatics here are similar to water lilies rather than brackish aquatic notes I’ve smelled in the past.  The salt still soothes the raging dragon’s blood to create something that is both wonderfully resinous, smoldering, but at the same time, soothing and reflective.
  • Dry: It ends up drying down to just soap, like the soap presented to you in generic gift baskets.  Aww, I really wanted to like this one.  Sadly, into the swap pile it goes.
Other Impressions: None.