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Scent Name: The Pleasure of Aristocratic Women
Manufacturer: Black Phoenix Alchemy Lab – Lupercalia 2018: Shungas
Scent Description and Notes: “Honeyed amber, teakwood, almond, and coconut.” -https://blackphoenixalchemylab.com/shop/in-memoriam/the-pleasure-of-aristocratic-women/
Oil Color: Colorless.
Bottle Design and Artwork: This is a standard 1/32 ml imp that has been decanted by Mystery213. The back of the label has the scent notes and the decanting information. The label features the label art that would have appeared on the bottle on front, which is a Japanese woodblock print of two women pleasuring themselves on phallic objects hanging upside down from a pole, which one male is holding.
- ITI: I’m usually pretty worried about honey, but this is nice! It smells like honey-sweetened almond milk, like the high-end soaps that you’d find at Nordstrom or Bloomingdale’s.
- Wet: Almond milk and a honeysuckle honey with the subtle sweetness of coconut drifts wonderfully from my wrist. The scent sits faint close to the skin (a 2-3″ throw), so it isn’t going to overpower anyone in an elevator.
- Dry: I’ve had to reapply this several times as it does not tend to stay on for a whole work day. After about an hour’s dry-time, I’m still getting a very floral honey note with very subtle undertones of amber and just a touch of coconut. It’s something that I could see wearing frequently on warm summer evenings.
Other Impressions: None.