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Scent Name: Orpheus Charming Animals

Manufacturer: Black Phoenix Alchemy Lab – Art of the Unicorn Part 1

Scent Description and Notes: “Dark myrrh, teakwood, olive blossom, a scattering of crushed asphodel petals, and a drop of green cognac.”–https://blackphoenixalchemylab.com/shop/limited-edition/orpheus-charming-animals/

Oil Color: The color of crystallized honeycomb.

Bottle Design and Artwork: This is a standard vial / imp size (1/32 oz).  This is a sample from Mystery213.  The label features the name of the company and the name of the scent.  The bottle art is as follows:

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Image by Alessandro Varotari from Black Phoenix Alchemy Lab.

  • ITI: I was expecting something a bit more forceful, but the myrrh, olive blossoms, and asphodel petals work together to soften the green, slightly astringent notes of the cognac. It strikes me as a scent that could indeed be soothing to man and beast alike.
  • Wet: Slightly stronger cognac, green but not excessively astringent or boozy, complimented by gentle asphodel petals and a faint hint of myrrh.  The olive blossom adds to soften the stronger notes, but exists far below them.
  • Dry: After 14 hours, I get absolutely nothing.  After my second application and dry-down, the scent has boiled down to green cognac, dusky myrrh, and a touch of olive blossom.  It’s rather nice and I may just procure a bottle of it.

Other: None.

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