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About zankoku_zen

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    The MacGyver of BPAL
  • Birthday 12/20/1979


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    Washington, DC
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    United States

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  • Favorite Scents
    favorite scents: dorian, PALLAS ATHENE, VOODOO QUEEN, star promenade, RED MYSORE SANDALWOOD, sugar phoenix, pip, hellhound on my trail, the magician's tools, IRENE ADLER

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    bpal, reading, anime, making friends, coffee, tea, music, never surrendering, tripping on the light fantastic, the nightside, lewis caroll, philosophy, surrealism, impressionism, takeshi kaneshiro, kung fu, mi5 (also known as spooks), bulgari, cinema, RENT, tarot, the crow, U2, frou frou, the postal service, peru, webcomics, mash-ups, nintedo DS, final fantasy, borderlands 2
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    TAL Hoarding


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  1. zankoku_zen

    Darjeeling Tea, Cocoa Dust, & Incense

    Sweet cocoa dust, incense, and a whiff of tea. It's sweet cocoa and incensey mainly on me. Medium throw and wear length.
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    Milk Moon 2020

    Honeyed milk, figs and a whiff of cedarwood. This one is a sweet, milky figgy blend on me. Medium throw and wear length.
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    Scherezade in the Pumpkin Patch Hair Gloss

    Red musk, pumpkin spice and a whiff of saffron. I think the pumpkin spices stand up to the red musk, so you get musky pumpkin spice. Yup.
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    Pumpkin Spice Silkybat Hair Gloss

    Pumpkin spice and that sugared patchouli that everyone loves. It's definitely a more Weenie Silkybat. I get fall pumpkin spices (cinnamon, clove, allspice) and sugared patchouli. Spooky.
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    Frankincense, Star Anise, & Labdanum

    Star anise, labdanum, and a whiff of resin. Honestly, this is smelling like a spicy root beer. The star anise definitely pulls it toward an Asian vibe. Also, I think I once had a marinade that involved star anise and sarsparilla, and this is what I am thinking of.
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    Gardenia, Tobacco Leaf, & Oakmoss

    Smooth gardenia, touch of oakmoss which lends it an aquatic quality, and a whiff of tobacco to make it a little dirtier. This one has a sort of woodsy background. Gardenia for grown ups.
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    White Sandalwood, Sage, & Bourbon Vanilla

    I get mainly vanilla, and then smooth sandalwood, with a whiff of sage. To me, this is a non-foodie vanilla, and I love the interplay of the vanilla and sandalwood. Keeper.
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    Hexennacht (2005, 2016, 2019)

    2020 version Wet skin, forest herbs, and whiff of smoke, and fir. This one is a muskier blend, salty skin, herby and foresty. This one smells more like you do after dancing along time. Except imagine dancing in the forest by a bonfire. This is the smell of your skin after you've been dancing in the moonlight for hours. Salty skin, musk, and green herbs. Medium throw and wear length.
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    Die Flamme Reinigt Sich Vom Rauch

    SMOKE and spice. You want to turn smoke into a cape and wear it around you like armor? Choose this. And we're talking about smoke, and burnt woods, and definitely some green witchery herbiness in this. This smells like you took bonfire smoke and literally wove it into a garment that said "do not fuck with me". It's strong, and the underlying nutty sweetness prevents this from being 100% smoke all the time. You want to smell like you smite shit on a regular basis? This was made for those times. Wear this when you need to be the bonfire and set shit ablaze. Use this when you're gonna invoke something to fuck some shit up. Use this when you're afraid so you aren't afraid anymore and instead are going to use that to fuel your actions. 100% protest ready. Medium throw, good wear length.
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    Könnt Ihr So Verwegen Handeln

    Salty soft roses, whiff of orange blossom, and black currant. This one is a soft melancholic scent. It's oddly a violet rose to me, and it smells like melancholy, naps when you fall asleep because the world is too much and you just need to shut your eyes. Low throw, average wear length.
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    Wer Opfer Heut Zu Bringen Scheut

    Dark woods, muddy grass, and a whiff of ash. This smells like a green forest. And by that I mean, old trees, moss, and greenery. No flowers. This is like smelling green, ancient, and alive with magic. Gender neutral to masculine. Medium throw and wear length.
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    Hilf, Ach, Hilf Mir, Kriegsgeselle

    Orange zest, honey and wooly khus. Frankly, this smells like orange honey and a cozy sweater. It smells homey and safe. Medium throw and wear length.
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    Peach Tea, White Musk & Lychee

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    Peach & Frangipani

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    Peach, Vanilla Pod & Frankincense

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