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BPAL Reviews

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

Scent: Euphrosyne
Description: Gardenia, tea rose, vanilla and jasmine.
Thoughts: When I first put it on, the gardenia was overwhelmingly strong. This is a very floral scent. (Duh.) Too "girly" for me.
Buy: No

Scent: Horreur Sympathique
Description: The perfume of a hellbound soul, gleefully lost to iniquity: blood musk, golden honey, thick black wine, champagne grapes, tobacco flower, plum blossom, tonka bean, oakmoss, carnation, benzoin, opoponax, and sugar cane.
Thoughts: This is a fabulous scent. It is sweet but not too sweet. There is a sensuous warmth to it and it wears well. Good character scent or night scent.
Buy: Keep the imp

Scent: Kitsune-Tsuki
Description: Kitsune-Tsuki are malevolent Japanese spirits, akin to western werebeasts: women are possessed by the spirits of foxes, who compel them to perform acts of wickedness and mischief. Asian plum, orchid, daffodil, jasmine and white musk.
Thoughts: The white musk in this scent is very nice. It pushes down the floral scent, making it warm, soft and sweet.
Buy: Keep the imp

Scent: La Belle Dame Sans Merci
Description: The name translates to "The beautiful woman without mercy", and is the title of an old French court poem that was later revamped by John Keats. A bewitching seductive scene, rife with mystery and foreboding.
Thoughts: I don't know what's in it but I know I like it. It really does have a sense of foreboding about it. It is sensual and warm with a hint of sweetness and a black undertone.
Buy: Keep the imp

Scent: Les Bijoux
Description: Skin musk and honey, blood-red rose, orange blossom, white peach, red apple, frankincense and myrrh.
Thoughts: It is cloying at first and very heavy. Then, it moves to something light and sweet. I like it but not as much as some of the others.
Buy: No

Scent: Lightning
Description: Lightning slashing the midnight skies over the endless reaches of the ocean. The electric tang of ozone, marine notes, and a drop of sharp rain.
Thoughts: It smells like ozone with a slight sweet undertone. While not bad, it is not to my taste. Though, I suppose it would be a good character scent for someone always messing with electricity.
Buy: No.

Scent: The Lion
Description: The dry, glorious warmth of the Savannah. A golden, spiced amber, proud, regal and ferocious.
Thoughts: Man, this is nice. It is a warm, spicy amber that smells wonderful on me. Definitely a keeper. Maybe even one to buy in the future. Not too heavy. Warm and sensual.
Buy: Keep the imp

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