As I said in my post earlier today I was inspired by the blog Smell All the Things to complete a 30 scents in 30 days challenge in an effort to use more of my collection and not just settle on my favorites all the time, as I know most of us enraptured by perfume are guilty about. So I spent the better part of my evening photographing my choice perfumes. I tried to grab a wide variety of brands and types of perfume. I won’t pre-research a perfume or its notes before I write out my thoughts on it as usual. To note, all the perfumes I’ve chosen for this fun 30 days have all been purchased by me.
Today’s perfume is from Sixteen92 who is located in Texas and is a conceptual fragrance house that crafts small-batch perfume blends inspired by literature, history and more. She creates atmospheric scents meant to transport you to different times and places.
Notes: sweet sandalwood, Texas cedar heartwood, patchouli coeur, black vanilla, grey musk.
It has been almost a full year since I purchased this perfume so I can only assume that it has aged quite a bit from its original smell. It’s boozy now with a sharp woody note and something dark sort of damp and earthy while in the bottle. On my skin it is still boozy and woodsy but a little sweet now and musky. It’s animalistic and a little oriental smelling. I can tell there is something like cedar in it because my darling husband always stops in the cedar aisle of home depot for a good 15 minutes every time we go. The cedar works beautifully with the musky vanilla that is emerging as it warms further on my skin. Dried down and rubbed for warmth on my skin I can smell a boozy vanilla along with cedar and something like sandalwood perhaps. It’s sweet, warm and very rich now. It loses the sharpness and settles down nice and smooth.
It hugs close to my skin and lasts for a good 5 hours even though washing my hands.
Stay tuned tomorrow for another scent review! I just might have two reviews up tomorrow, I’ve started testing out some Siberie Perfume samples I’ve been wanting to review for a little bit now.