By Kilian – Love

Perfume: Love
House: By Kilian
Perfumer: Calice Becker
Source: Luckyscent
Size: 1mL

Luckyscent Notes: Bergamot calabria oil, Tunisian neroli oil, pink pepper berries oil, coriander seeds oil, honeysuckle, orange flower absolute, orange water absolute, Egyptian jasmine absolute, Bulgarian rose concrete, Bulgarian rose oil, iris butter absolute, reconstituted civet oil, caramelized sugar, vanilla absolute, cist labdanum absolute, white musk

Date: 8/22/08 Weather: 70 degrees, sunny

Comments: Pink Sugar with a hint of bitterness. The bitterness makes it less cloying. After an hour – fades significantly and becomes a floral, slightly musky vanilla. Still that hint of bitterness. 90 minutes in – jasmine and honeysuckle notes appear and strengthen among the marshmallows. 2.5 hours in – the flowers disappear, the vanilla stays, and I wind up with a waxy, almost play-doh note. 4 hours in – vanilla musk, which lasts (very close to the skin) for the next 8 hours +.

Date: 11/4/08 Weather: 55 degrees, rainy, evening

Comments: Berry flavored cotton candy. Becomes more floral as it dries down but still very sweet. Next morning, a slight vanilla musk. It seemed really sweet – maybe too sweet for a good sleeping scent last night.

Date: 12/31/08 Weather: 36 degrees, windy

Comments: A very expensive version of Pink Sugar. Not bad. Hour 6 – picks up a strange rubbery note, which may be more a result of my screwy sinuses than the scent. Maintains a vanillic musk for the next 4 hours. Very faint 11 hours later, but can still catch it on my clothes.

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~ by Wendy Wickham on August 22, 2008.

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