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About Haltija

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    must be 5mL to ride
  • Birthday 03/30/1991


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    Pumpkin Tobacco
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    Banshee Beat, Mme. Moriarty, Spider, French Tobacco, Tombeur, Jareth, Samhain, Samhainophobia, Smut, Le Pere Fouettard, Talvikuu, Skadi, Dorian, Intrigue, Streets of Detroit, Ian, The Grand Inquisitors Heretics Fork, Ivory Vulva, Chocolate Stout Cupcake, Strawberry Sufganiyot, Tabula Smaragdina, Samhain In The Pumpkin Patch, Autumn Fancies, Jolasveinar, Krampus, Gingerbread Snake, Ranger, Acluphobia, Punkie Night, Go To Sleep Darlings, A World Where There Are Octobers.

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    Wilderness, Perfume, Makeup, Antiques, Gloom, Baking, Writing, Fashion, Music, Reading, Swamps, Literature, Solitude, Victorian and Medieval Era, Gardening, Silent Films, Oddities, History, Sci-Fi, Poetry, Video Games, Folklore, Mythology.
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  1. Haltija

    Lychee Vulva

    I got my package last night but I have let these bottles sit for a while before I thought to wear test any. This is absolutely beautiful on me. 😍 I immediately pulled something very herbal and I have the rosehip tea and angelica notes to thank for that. This is by no means a bad thing at all, but it smells slightly medicinal on my skin and that alone is actually what I keep going back for- I cannot stop sniffing it. When it began to dry the gorgeous peony came to the surface to temper out the herbal facet- anyone who knows me knows peony is a floral note I cannot get enough of, the constant sniffing only grew stronger. I only smelled lychee at the very final drydown- not a bit of ylang ylang to be had and that's quite alright. I love this so much and I am tempted to get a backup because it's going to be a easy one to wear in the Summer.
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    An Autumn Stroll for a Pumpkin Man

    This dapper gentleman is everything I knew I would love. Immediately it's chewy, vaguely sweet tobacco with a soft curl of smoke. I don't get any of the maple leaves until it's fully dry and so therefore blended with that tobacco and smokes makes it so gorgeous and atmospheric, exactly what I wanted to mimic a crisp Autumn night. The rum hardly comes out to play, but that's okay. My brain feels like it's similar to my baby French Tobacco with just the addition of leaves and smoke, which I love so very much. I didn't want to get backup bottles this year, but I might have to break that ban with this.
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    It Jittered Out of the Woods

    I completely am with @Bassmastadroog in the fact that this smells oddly clean and ozonic. There is something in here that reminds me of this almond and shea soap I used to use years ago. My Mother even smelled it and agreed with me. It's lovely, but definitely not what I was expecting. I could easily wear this all year round, it's inoffensive and actually a little comforting.
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    Pumpkin Trash Bag

    I let this one rest for a few hours before I even opened it much less put it on. I am so pleased to report that this is everything I wanted out of this cute little fella. The peppery leaves is definitely the first thing that jumps out on the skin, but the orange is peeking through ever so slightly to give that little juicy edge. As it wears the orange candy note overtakes the blood orange and I don't mind it at all, because blended with the earthiness of the leaves it makes it smell very cheerful and atmospheric in it's own playful way. It lasted a good four hours on my skin, give or take.
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    Hyakki Yagyō

    Upon the opening stage of this, it honestly made my eyes go weird. It had this really dominant funk to it that just about made me recoil-- which isn't normal because every single solitary note in this is a total win on my skin, even together. I was about to give up until it started to dry and it dries down to a sibling of Streets of Detroit, at least on me. I even pulled out my bottle and did a side by side and they could be related. The one thing that shows up quite strong on me is actually the black musk and champaca--- not a single trace of coconut to be spotted. It's dark, heavy, musky and not for the faint at heart.
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    Stunning sweet earthiness with the barest hint of fresh crisp woods. On me it almost is mimicking the way fallen tree branches smell right after it's rained during a full sunny day.
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    The Pleasure of Aristocratic Women

    Yep. Definitely a sweet amaretto, coconut beauty on my skin. It's quite pretty in it's subtlety and therefore it's one that you may need to slather every now and then. I like it. But I think a decant is enough.
  8. Haltija

    2004: Paper Phoenix

    Can't say anything else other than it really is Antique Lace and Dorian. It's perfect, I immediately put it on the second I got the bottle and I kept re applying throughout the day. There is not a single thing about this scent that isn't amazing. If you love either scent, get this, please, you will regret it if you don't.
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    Groan of Mortal Terror

    This is my beloved French Tobacco with a gorgeous dollop of smoky amber. The amber makes it smell thicker, warmer and a little powdery. Of course I am in love and am glad to have a bottle.
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    Dead Leaves and Squished Candy Corn

    I keep on trying the Dead Leaves and there hasn't really been a strong winner for me, until now. This is sooo good. I definitely get a more buttery smell with it. It tends to smell a little like butterscotch after a while, so fun! At times it's so sugary but not in the traditional sense.... Almost spicy sweet. The waxy smell is there but it's hardly noticeable on me. Very nice for this time of the year and it will get a lot of use.
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    Stealthily, Stealthily

    I ADORE THIS! Oh, how I am the biggest sucker for a stunning violet scent and this certainly delivers. On me, it's a touch similar to Fleurette's Purple Snails and that's one of my HG violet scents next to beautiful Faith. This is just so subtle in it's beauty that I swoon each time my nose hits my wrist. I have to agree with Lycanthrope. It flirts, and it flirts in the softest manner. One moment I smell violet only and then the next minute I get a delicate waft of the orris and lavender mixing in with it. The iris really never makes a strong presence on me, totally fine. I have tested this twice now to see if it's worth a bottle and I think it is..... It fits me for when I want to smell pretty but not let the scent enter the room before I do. If you love violet, don't let this pass you by because you might regret it.
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    Brunch Witches

    Definitely agree with VioletChaos. It's got low throw, but I don't mind because I would slather this all day. It's definitely a softer pancake smell and honestly when it's first on it smells like pumpkin syrup. But once it dries the actual pancake note comes out and the berries to me smell like blueberries, just how my skin interprets it. Sometimes I forget this is supposed to be a pumpkin pancake smell because when I close my eyes I immediately go "This is a blueberry crepe drizzled in pumpkin syrup" It's just delicious. Period.
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    Blue lilac, lily of the valley, golden musk, beeswax, white ginger, bergamot, green tea, and nectarine. Lily of the Valley is a nemesis on me, thank goodness I get none of it here because otherwise this beautiful scent would be ruined. I don't know fully how to describe it. But I went over the description of what I think it's like in my head over and over and I feel confident enough to say that on me it really does dry down to smelling like some very Victorian, very beautiful body powder. Like a really subtle vanilla and lilac body powder. It smells like skin, but in the most naturally pretty way possible and now I keep thinking that might be because of the beeswax. In short. I adore it and I want a bottle.
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    The Urchins

    Yep, floral musk with a heavy powderiness and a smack dab of honey. This scent is so eerie and unsettling in the cutest of ways to me. It does smell like child-like but in the way that you see a group of nice cheery kids that seem to be all proper and lovely, but you know the minute you let that guard down they are the most terrible and vicious children you could ever imagine. Exactly what The Urchins shows us in their photograph.......... Fake smiles and laughter to hide terror. Unexpected and I like it.
  15. Haltija

    If your top 5 scents are... Then try these!

    Check out Horreur Sympathique since you love Bathsheba For the more female version of Dragon's Hide, hmmmmm maybe The Black Rider or The White Rider. I love both, personally. For Ogygia I think you may enjoy Yemaya.