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BPAL Madness!
dronzeka

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Gleaming eyes, screeching voices, glistening wings: black amber, black orchid, black currant, olive blossom, wood violet, lavender, blue musk, rose attar, and cedar.

 

Decant imp

Wet: very sweet. It's almost like there is a sugar note lurking in the back of this. Lots of floral and no cedar yet.

On my skin: Hello Amber. Amber and I get along really well so I guess that is why it showed up so quickly. That sugar note is back too and very strong. I am picking up on lavender as well as other floral notes. This is not so bad. Cedar finally made her appearance and while usually I hate cedar she is playing very well in this scent. She gives a sort of earthy vibe to this that levels all the sweetness out.
OMG I LOVE THIS!!!

A few hours in: This has really awesome staying power and I have already gotten two compliments. Of course this has to be crazy limited edition and probably no real hope of me scoring a bottle.

Why do we always want what we can't have?

I will cling to this imp like a zombie survivor clings to a baseball bat. Maybe one day this little gem will come back. This is seriously one hell of a scent. I am totally in love with it.

Oh also over the course of several hours this scent just gets stronger on me. It's so strong and pretty. I wonder is this is because this is a really aged imp?

I want a big bottle :cry2:

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Bottle from a Forum swap. Amber & blue musk were the notes that drew me to look for this blend.  Black amber, olive blossom, lavender, blue musk, rose attar, and cedar are all notes of win for me.  Black orchid, black currant, & wood violet are unknown quantities, though violet is usually a good 'un. 

Since this has aged since 2007, it's smooth as silk; no trace of "screechy". I like aged BPAL ambers best. It's got a creamy vibe. 

Verdict: the smooth, sweet musk + amber make this a winner, with pleasant, undemanding florals as an accent. The cedar stays far in the background on me. Very good, I'm glad I was able to get this!

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