Jennifer (gaaneden) wrote,

BPAL Reviews

Previous BPAL Reviews and my Summary page of all reviews for Black Phoenix Alchemy Lab scents.

Scent: Malice
Description: A profound, complex scent that encapsulates the joy one finds in another's pain. Ylang ylang, clove, Indonesian red patchouli, and dark myrrh.
Thoughts: I like this one. It is complex and heady. I put on a light application and I think I could stand a little bit heavier one but I would need to be careful. It is strong. Spicy. I like the combination of clove and myrrh.
Buy: No but keep the imp.

Scent: Rakshasa
Description: This haunting, exotic scent is named in honor of the shapeshifting demons from Hindu mythology. Sandalwood with rose and patchouli.
Thoughts: An extra imp and nasty. Not much else to say here. Had to wash it off.
Buy: No

Scent: Rapture
Description: Sensual ecstasy, the blinding red fire of the apex of sexual pleasure: Moroccan rose, Sumatran rose, mandarin, Egyptian myrrh, night-blooming jasmine, bergamot and neroli thrust into Arabian musk.
Thoughts: This one was way, way too strong. Too much musk and not enough spice.
Buy: No

Scent: Snake Oil
Description: Magnetic, mysterious, and exceedingly sexual in nature. A blend of exotic Indonesian oils sugared with vanilla.
Thoughts: Very nice. Sweet and feminine but not too sweet with a hint of spice. I like it.
Buy: No but keep the imp.

Scent: Vicomte De Valmont
Description: Based on an 18th century gentleman's cologne: ambergris, white musk, white sandalwood, Spanish Moss, orange blossom, three mints, jasmine, rose geranium and a spike of rosemary.
Thoughts: Oh my gosh. This screams "man - wicked and divine" like no other. Where Casanova was yummy, male and seductive, this is so masculine as to scold my nose for daring to put it directly on to female flesh instead of having it rubbed on in foreplay. Nice but too masculine.
Buy: No

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