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BPAL: Jezebel, Vicomte De Valmont

Two for one! I never remembered to post these, though I wrote them up when I got them. I have already given the imps away. Also need to write up some imps daedala gave me at WisCon.

Love Potions:
Jezebel


A gloriously decadent blend of honey, roses, orange blossom and sandalwood.

Vial: Honey, sweetly overwhelming a hint of flowers. It's almost sickening.

Wet: Mostly honey and orange with a hint of a dustier scent; maybe that's the sandalwood? No longer smells sickly sweet.

Drydown: Orange and roses. Don't really smell the sandalwood except as a sort of aftertaste. The rose emerges more as it dries.

Love Potions:
Vicomte De Valmont


Based on an 18th century gentlemen's cologne: ambergris, white musk, white sandalwood, Spanish Moss, orange blossom, three mints, jasmine, rose geranium and a spike of rosemary.

Vial: Yum. Ambergris, musk, sandalwood. A very clean, men's cologne kind of smell.

Wet: Clean and fresh--maybe that's the mint coming out?

Drydown: Pretty much the same. I never got a real sense of the flowers, but it was a very complex scent.

I wore this one several times before giving it away. Would be a good scent for a shower gel or soap.
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