11 Nepenthe 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?
11 nepenthe ~ (n.) something that makes you forget grief or suffering.
Fir Needle • Vanilla bean
Jammy sweet fir absolute is like a walk through a rich woody forest of freedom while warm & sticky, familiar vanilla bean carries one just above the ground.
Smelling this fragrance will send your mind on transcendent journeys to a mystical forest where you will encounter the ability to allow yourself to just simply float for a while.
Use ritually to anoint oneself, candles and other objects.
10ml amber glass apothecary jar
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