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Name:  Maiden

Manufacturer:  Black Phoenix Alchemy Lab – Ars Amatoria

Scent Description and Notes: “A gentle vision of purity, goodness and virtue: white tea, carnation and Damask Rose. – blackphoenixalchemylab.com

Oil Color: A buttery yellow 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.

Scent:

  • ITI:  Maiden is a balmy white tea and rose out of the bottle. It reminds me ever so slightly of a garden party in mid June.
  • Wet: The carnation on my skin is light, pleasantly spicy when paired with the gentle Damask rose along with the soothing, almost lemony white tea.  It’s pleasant, soft, and rather innocent.
  • Dry: While not giving it the whole day to settle like I normally do, the dry down is a bit more powdery and  spicy, the carnation and white tea contributing to the bulk of that.  The rose is present, but it’s just enough to sweeten everything rather than distinctly engage as a rose note.  Nice, but not bottle worthy.
Other Impressions: None.
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