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Scent Name: The Silence of the Woods

Manufacturer: Black Phoenix Alchemy Lab – Art of the Unicorn Part 2

Scent Description and Notes: “Red soil and scattered pine needles, acorn husks and pine cones, burgundy pitch and oak leaves, drooping black cedar branches, woodmoss, and a cluster of pale, poisonous berries.”  -https://blackphoenixalchemylab.com/shop/limited-edition/the-silence-of-the-woods/

Oil Color: The color of newly minted pennies.

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 from https://blackphoenixalchemylab.com/

  • ITI: If you are a woodsy fan, this certainly would be a treat.  The cedar is soft, burgundy rich and  slightly smokey.  The pine emerges as a secondary notes and keeps the scent from being too oriental, while the berries and just the right touch of subtle sweetness far underneath the other notes.
  • Wet: Heavy, smoked woods tinged with what initially smells like laudanum but settles within the minute to pitch and pine.  The berry note is very, very light, hidden among the foliage and dense forest undergrowth.
  • Dry: It smells like newly crushed fall foliage after 8 hours. I do wish it had more staying power and retained more of its smokiness, though.

Other:  None.

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