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ralenth

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    Snow Moon
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    Blends: De Sade, Josie, Malice, Perversion, Sacrifice, Snake Charmer, Tiki Princess, Torture Queen, Voodoo QueenNotes: clove, lavender, leather, lotus, myrrh, opium, skin musk, vetiverDealbreakers: cinnamon, dragon's blood, honey, lilies, roses

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    I'm a bibliophile and former Lush addict. I've since transferred my allegiance to BPAL, obviously.

    My other interests in a nutshell: archaeology, art, comics, classics, linguistics, music and old movies.
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  1. ralenth

    Encroaching Madness

    Bottle: Horrifying sharp, acrid. I'm a little nervous to test this on my skin, but science! Wet: Swirling Honeysuckle over a minty, herbaceous aquatic scent. Drydown: The herbal quality settles down, and chrysanthemum dances in. Dry: This is quite pretty on my skin chemistry. It's a lovely sunny floral scent, quite the opposite of what I get in the bottle.
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    Enlightenment of the Courtesan Jigokudayu

    At first, it is a sweet, creamy pear scent. As it dries down, I can see the comparisons to Tiki Princess (which I adore), but less of the loud coconut vibe here in EotCJ. The pear is dissipating in the drydown, so it's soft and mellow sweetness with minimal throw.
  3. ralenth

    Death’s Head Moth

    Wet: Warm sandalwood with a bite of pepper and a dash of clove. Gorgeous. Drydown: Clove, clove, clove. Holy clove, Batman. Dry: The clove softened eventually. The final result is a warm, clove and sandalwood blend. It isn't as cuddly for me as Hunter, but it is still rather pleasant.
  4. ralenth

    Aorta

    Wet: Luscious plum with a tinge of tartness. Drydown: Rose majestically sweeps in, and is sweetened by the plum. My skin really tends to amp red roses, so the rose quickly takes center stage for me. Dry: Bare whispers of rose with a hint of fruit. It was lovely while it lasted, though it was brief.
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    Unwelcome Suggestion

    Wet, I get almond and a bit of soft floral. On the drydown, there is a lovely green vegetal note. The overall effect is very soft as it dries. My skin gobbles it up rather quickly though.
  6. ralenth

    The Writing on the Slate

    Soft, creamy beeswax, with a tinge of a stone note underneath. It isn't as sweet as beeswax normally is on my skin. This one is lovely and consistently warmed beeswax for hours.
  7. ralenth

    Mountain Temple

    For me, it's pure ozone and swirling snow. My skin reacted to it for some reason, which is very unusual for me, but it is a lovely scent.
  8. ralenth

    White Gardenia & Vanilla Cream

    Gorgeous, trumpeting gardenia, that gets creamier as it dries down. Dry, it is definitely softened and sweetened by the vanilla cream. It's the perfect fragrance for a sweltering day. So lovely!
  9. ralenth

    Cold Moon

    Reminiscent of Blue Moon, but blended with a chilled white floral. Soft and snowy gorgeousness. The throw is very minimal on my skin, and it doesn't last more than a couple of hours, but it is lovely while it does.
  10. ralenth

    Sprouting Grass Moon

    Cool, minty green over a bed of freshly clipped grass. Underneath, there is a bit of green bell pepper. As time passes, the crisp green pepper becomes more dominant, but it softer along the edges. The overall effect is quite pleasant, even if it isn't my usual fare.
  11. ralenth

    The Unheavenly City

    I finally have my hands on this thanks to the Lab's Etsy, and I am thrilled. The Unheavenly City is a luscious, creamy marriage of magnolia and jasmine, with just a bit of gardenia for good measure. Although the oil is a lovely reddish shade, the red musk is barely a whisper on my skin.
  12. ralenth

    White Sandalwood, Sage, & Bourbon Vanilla

    Wet: Effervescent, sweetened sandalwood. It reminds me of the creamy vanilla of Lawn Gnome, but with sandalwood instead of patchouli. Drydown: As it dries, bits of velvety sage slip in bashfully. This is developing quite gorgeously. Dry: The final iteration on my skin is a soft sweetened sage, with a bit of the sandalwood underneath. It is quiet, and understated, and perfectly lovely.
  13. ralenth

    Secrets

    Wet: Warm, shortbread cookies dunked in coffee. Drydown: As it dries, a thick honey note swirls into the coffee. There is still a hint of warm buttery cookie hanging in the background. Dry: Very sweet, and close to the skin. My skin pretty much ate all the darker notes, and I am left with a faint whisper of honey drizzled shortbread. ETA: Hours later, a soft, sweetened tobacco note wafts up from my skin. It is gorgeous and mellow.
  14. Wishlist GC 5ml Anathema Black Lotus decant/imp Jareth The Cat Limited Edition (2018-2020) 5ml Body, Remember (Lupercalia) Noctule Bat The Cracked Bell decant A Blot Upon the Earth A Dense and Frightful Darkness Aerodynamic Junk (Lupercalia 2019) Dream Ganymede's Junk (Lupercalia 2019) Greater Horseshoe Bat Great Vampire Bat Juniper Hairstreak Low-Hanging Junk (Lupercalia 2019) Narrow Opening Nightmare Pegasus Junk (Lupercalia 2019) Penumbra Pink Lace Rapunzel in Ballpoint Riding the Goat Sacrifice Serotine Bat Sleep Snowy Mountains and Kingfisher The Court of Honor The Great Basin The Moon Gazed on My Midnight Labors (Yule 2011) The Palace of Electricity The Turkish Village Unicorn Junk (Lupercalia 2019) Wake Yaksh Sniffies desired: A Dreary Night of November Ceanothus Silkmoth Colder and Colder Dysopes Tenuis Gobo Grendel: Cyborg Happy Baby in a Long Dress Inextinguishable Hatred Insupportable Misery Mocking the Invisible World with Its Own Shadows Oisin Pale Student of Unhallowed Arts Solitary and Abhorred Sorrowful Affection Street Festival The Cold Hour of Dawn The Country of Eternal Light The Face of All the World is Changed, I Think The First Encounter The Magdalena Waraizome Older LEs (Pre-2018) 5ml Ambergris SN (Single Notes 2013) Body, Remember (Lupercalia) De Sade - any amount! (Discontinued) Lunar Eclipse April 2013 (Lunacy) Men Ringing Bells with Penises (Lupercalia 2008) Noctule Bat Sacrifice Sweet Alyssum SN (Single Notes 2013) The Cracked Bell Voodoo Queen decant A Blot Upon the Earth A Dense and Frightful Darkness Dream Greater Horseshoe Bat Great Vampire Bat Honey Moon 2013 (Lunacy) Juniper Hairstreak Narrow Opening Nightmare Penumbra Peony Moon 2013 (Lunacy) Pink Lace Rapunzel in Ballpoint Riding the Goat Sacrifice Serotine Bat Sleep Snowy Mountains and Kingfisher Tanuki no Orai (Pon Poko 2012) Tanuki no Senkimochi (Pon Poko 2012) Tanuki no Yudachi (Pon Poko 2012) The Court of Honor The Great Basin The Moon Gazed on My Midnight Labors (Yule 2011) The Palace of Electricity The Turkish Village Wake Yaksh Sniffies desired: A Dreary Night of November Bat-Woman (Discontinued) Ceanothus Silkmoth Colder and Colder Dysopes Tenuis Gobo Grendel: Cyborg Happy Baby in a Long Dress Inextinguishable Hatred Insupportable Misery Mocking the Invisible World with Its Own Shadows Oisin Neo-Tokyo (Discontinued) Pale Student of Unhallowed Arts Solitary and Abhorred Sorrowful Affection Street Festival Tanuki no Kanban (Pon Poko 2012) The Cold Hour of Dawn The Country of Eternal Light The Face of All the World is Changed, I Think The First Encounter The Magdalena Waraizome Empty/Partial Bottles desired: De Sade (Discontinued) Dublin (Discontinued) Neo-Tokyo (Discontinued) Sacrifice Voodoo Queen
  15. ralenth

    Pumpkin Spice Blood Kiss

    Deep, thickened mulled wine. It's luscious and spicy. I'm not a huge fan of the original Blood Kiss, but the added spiciness is intriguing.
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