06 Whist Perfume
Welcome to our new perfume library! Years in the making, inspired by beautiful, unique words, this new collection of natural perfume has been created for one to layer, merge together, apply ritually, creating their own unique signature scent.
Our own smell is personal to us, and completely unique. How we smell is predetermined, and comes from the same genes which determine our body’s tissue type. We all have our ‘scent blind spots’, smells which we cannot pick up. This means that we all smell things differently, and the scents we enjoy are entirely unique to us.
Since time immemorial, people have approached fragrance ritualistically, layering on multiple oils, or attars. To have the most surprising effect, it’s important to blend fragrances that have diverse facets. Some scents that you can’t put together in the same bottle or formula, because they’re too extreme and turn out smelling horrible, are actually wonderful when you blend them in a layering process. Perfume layering is the best way to explore new aromas, merging untraditional ingredients to create one’s personal story upon the flesh.
What does your story have to say?
06 whist ~ (v.) (rare) to hush or silence; to still; to become silent.
Cemetery Dirt • Oakmoss • Birch
Reminiscent of the quiet, calming feeling of sitting alone in a winter cemetery. All is quiet, all is still, there is peace here. Oakmoss & birch tar absolutes with a touch of wood in a deep black earth base. This is a gorgeous aroma for one to apply during an embraced mourning period.
Use ritually to anoint oneself, candles and other objects.
10ml amber glass apothecary jar
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