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  1. Magycmyste

    How do you apply your BPAL oils?

    Like this? https://smile.amazon.com/dp/B01L6S9E7E/?coliid=I3B3K0OIONB4MF&colid=2QD857VD45P60&psc=0&ref_=lv_ov_lig_dp_it Haven't tried them, but I bookmarked them awhile back.
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    Blood Throughout All the Land

    In the imp: Bitter, bitter woods. Wet on skin: Well it's more acidic than bitter. Not so bad. Dried down: As it dries, the woods come out more, it's a little drier, more incensy. Throw: CThere's a little bi of throw to this Verdict: *** Not bad at all, but I really just don't see myself reaching for this very often.
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    Angel of Death

    Well, I only really have a sniffie of this, so I'm not going to skin test it. I will say the sniffie makes me want to find an imp, though. It smells divine!
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    They Shall Eate the Residue of that which is Escaped

    In the imp: Mmmmm..... mint and green tea Wet on skin: Mint.... and...the green tea is kind of turning into rubber now. Dried down: Cool mint, with a warm background of rosewood and green mate. Throw: I don't get any throw from this until I get close to my arm. Verdict: **** This is very nice, but I'm no sure if I want a bottle or not. I just don't think I would reach for it very often.
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    A Very Grievous Murraine

    In the imp: Sweet dusty spices. t makes me think of a sweeter version of cherezade or Morocco. Wet on skin: About the same. Dried down: Mmmmmm.......... leather and myrrh. This is pretty awesome. Throw: I'm getting a little bit of throw from this. It's nice. Leathery. Verdict: ***** Yay! Another happy scent for me!!
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    Three Dayes

    In the imp: Getting the grape and vetiver here. Wet on skin: Same - grape and vetiver. With the teensiest bit of mint. Dried down: Eh, this is mostly vetiver on me right now, Throw: Not getting much throw of of this one. I am getting little whiffs of grape from time to time, which is nice. Verdict: ** Yeah, I don't think this one's for me.
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    All the Dust of the Land

    In the imp: Ooh, this i pretty. Sweet and incensey. Dusty cinnamon and patchouli. Wet on skin: Still dusty cinnamon. It's going to the almonds right now and frankincense yet. This is pleasant. Dried down: Almonds spiced by cinnamon and a hint of frankincense. Throw: Tiny bit, not much. Verdict: **** 1/* I think I'm going to go ahead and get a bottle of this. I'm not completely in lov, but I think that might have to do with the number of scents I'm trying on now.
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    Smite All Thy Borders with Frogges

    In the imp: Ok, this one's just weird. "Amorphous" fits it perfectly. Salty and aquatic and sweet and melony at the same time. But not blended. They're disparate. Wet on skin: Still a little aquatic - probably the green musk. I'm getting the benzoin and vetiver right now. Dried down: The vetiver blends nicely with the green musk and veggies here. Throw: There's a little throw here, mostly the cucumber for that sweet aquatic. Verdict: **** This is nice, but I think I'll be satisfied with my decant for awhile.
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    About Midnight

    In the imp: Vanilla softened by frankincense. This is pretty. This reminds me almost of coconut, but not quite. Wet on skin: Ooh. Vanilla, softened and edged by woods. Dried down: Oh, this is gorgeous. Throw: Soft vanilla floating around my head. Verdict: ***** This is the first one I've loved out of the plagues, and of course, it's out of stock. I'll have to keep an eye out for it.
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    Fire Mingled with the Haile

    I was curious about this one. In the imp: Aquatic, with jasmine sambac, and something else. I think it's the "celestial fire," but I can't quite tell what it is. Wet on skin: Still the same Mainly aquatic, with a hint of floral, and something fiery. That might be mint. Like a peppermint. Or a very sharp frankincense. Actually, that might be. Dried down: Same. Aquatics with a hint of jasmine. Throw: Almost none on me. Verdict: *** 1/* I don't know if this one is for me yet, but I think I want to hold on to it for awhile longer. I think I need to try this again.
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    Upon Man and Upon Beast

    In the imp: Cherry and incense. I'm enjoying that combination more than I thought I would. Wet on skin: Primarily the wood and incense. Dried down: Wood and incense. I like it, but I'm missing that cherry I was getting from the decant. Never thought I'd be saying that. Throw: Not much. Maybe it'll grow over time. Verdict: *** I'm not sure this one is for me, yet. Perhaps I'll change my mind if he cherry comes back, but I have other incense scents that I would reach for over this.
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    A Grievous Swarm

    In the imp: Interesting - there's no notes I would consider minty or camphorous in this, but i'm getting a sort of wintry mint The cardamom, I believe, along with a heavy dose of vetiver. Wet on skin: The vanilla mixes with cardamom, and smells rather beautiful. Dried down: This is pretty much the vetiver now. Not bad, but not something I really need. Throw: Nope, not really getting much at all. What little I get is the cardamom passing itself off as mint Verdict: *** Not bad, but nothing that really catches my attention.
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    Lovers and a Fan

    In the imp: Sweet sweetness. Wet on skin: Coconut and honey. This is really pretty. There's a little bit of spice, I think from the saffron (I'm not really used to thinking of saffron as spicy, but i don't think it's the coconut or honey). Dried down: Soft coconut. Throw: This one is wearing really close to my skin. I'm not getting much throw from it. Verdict: **** I have a bottle, and I think I'm going to enjoy this one. I'm considering a backup bottle, but this Luper update is heavy on the coconut, which makes me happy, which makes me want to buy far more bottles than are good for me. ::sigh::
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    The Wet Nurse and the Old Monk

    In the imp: Peach, darkened by.... the sandalwood? Wet on skin: Same on my skin. The peach is juicy, but something is taking it into melon territory. Dried down: Still a bit melony for me. I'm kind of wishing I was getting more of the tea and sandalwood and champaca right now, and less melon. Throw: There is a little bit of champaca coming out in here. It's gorgeous, but I'm just not getting enough. Verdict: *** Nice, but I don't think this one's for me.
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    Startled Toad

    In the imp: Lots of sweetness with a little bit of a bite. Wet on skin: A little cacophonous, but I like every note that's coming out. Coconut, vanilla, frankincense, patchouli, tinged with lemongrass. Dried down: The frankincense and patchouli is trying to take over here. As it sits on my skin, though, it morphs into this soft sweetness.The coconut and vanilla star here. Throw: Soft and sweet. Verdict: **** I'm actually not entirely sure how I feel about this one, but I want a bottle. I REALLy want to see how this ages.