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Toasted vanilla cream, smoky white fig, rice flower, and a drop of clove and patchouli.

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In The Bottle: The fig and rice flower are the first notes detectable. Light, sweet and not at all foodie, I recognize the fig from such classics as Eden. The rice reminds of a long-lost Shunga scent from years gone by, though I can't place which one, exactly. (Though old enough that it may have come out the same year as the original and unmatched Glowing Vulva).

Wet On Skin: As it warms, the cream starts to show itself, but it's sheer- I'm not getting the toasted aspect, nor am I getting the smokiness of the fig. This is a light, gentle skin scent thus far, and neither clove not patchouli are anywhere on the premises, unfortunately. :( 

Dry Down: Oh, HAI THERE, Clove! To be fair, even at full dry-down, the clove is merely a footnote, a little bit of an edge, a slight toe-hold for all the 
gossamer-sheer notes on which to gain traction. (it IS only listed as "a drop", after all...) In all, this is a gentle scent, much like the sweet-looking fur baby for which it is named. It stays close to the skin, and as a mid-summer release, I can see wearing this on the balmy nights that remain now in August and the first half of September, then perhaps switching to wearing it during sunny, slightly chilled afternoons throughout the fall. ❤️ 

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I love this.

 

First off, I get vanilla and a fig note that reminds me of Eden. As time goes on, the toastiness comes out, and after drydown, I suddenly get the riceflower and clove, very distinctly. Neither are heavy or overwhelming, but I can pick them out clearly. The patchouli is not strong at all.

 

This is very gourmand but stops just short of foodie. Decent throw.

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Fig is the star of the show in Lola Lee Loo, and it's a sweet fig: I don't get any smokiness from it at all. I also don't get any waxiness from it (which can sometimes happen with fig with my skin chemistry). It's accompanied by the vanilla cream note, which is more cream than vanilla on me, and the fig and the cream combined give me Lilith Nightingale vibes (so think of that without the Ayurvedic spices). I don't get the toasted quality to the vanilla cream until about an hour into wear, and then the rice flower emerges, along with a touch of clove. I can only smell the clove if I hold my arm close to my nose and sniff it, so if you are worried about the clove, it really is just a touch. I didn't get any patchouli from this at all, even after several hours of wear.

Lola Lee Loo is a nice, comforting scent. If you enjoy Eden or Lilith Nightingale, you will probably like this one, too. :)

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In the imp: Creamy vanilla-fig, but nothing like you'd imagine. It's not really a foodie scent, for one, and for another, this is a gentle, mellow fig, not growly like in Nasty Woman or humid and sensual, like in Eden. Combined, they almost read as coconut. Rice flower is a note I'm unfamiliar with, but there's something light, floral, and almost but not quite mouth-watering here, rounding out the vanilla and fig and keeping them from going sticky-sweet, and I'd bet this is it.

 

Wet: Uh, wat? I get an effervescent, pleasantly chilled, fruity tropical drink. I can almost get something like the dash of pineapple juice added to smoothies and drinks to make them taste "tropical" without being definitively pineapple. Where did this come from??? I still get a whiff of vanilla way down at the base, which is about the only thing that I was expecting.

 

Dry: Ah, there's the clove and patchouli, roughly in that order. Neither are too far forward, though - it's a softly creamy, fruity scent, with that light, ethereal rice flower proving unexpectedly tenacious.

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This is Atsui Mono on steroids. 

Creamy, sweet, figgy, a little smoky - like lightly toasted marshmallows, and WONDERFUL.

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I tend to amp fig, so it isn't surprising this is a very fig forward scent on me.  But instead of being overly sweet or funky like fig often does for me, it is sweet and powdery.  The rice flower adds a light, white sheer floral so that it is a sweet figgy floral.  I don't get many of the other notes, except for maybe a light hint of the vanilla cream and a little, very slight patchouli grounding.  If they're there, they're a slight memory, faint, and elusive.  

 

I think Lola must be a very sweet little girl if this is her scent.  

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There are some blends I find to be beyond description, and Lola Lee Loo is one of them. I don’t smell any particular note and say “ah, that’s the X”; this is much more complicated than that because it isn’t about what it smells like. It’s about the way it makes you feel.

 

There are some blends from Black Phoenix—Lilith blends in particular—that make you feel that powdery, sticky, wholehearted kind of love you can feel for a child. The smells evoke something in you. Lola Lee Loo does the same thing, in that warm, salty-sweet, unconditional and wholly uncomplicated kind of love you feel for a pet. It makes you want to squeeze them tight and gift them with eternal youth and health because you also remember how brief your times together can be, which perhaps makes them all the more special. 

 

Sorry I can’t say more than that about what this “smells like.” Plus I have something in my eye, like a stick or a branch...

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Vanilla, fig, and a ton of rice flower. This is very Shunga esque. The vanilla and rice flower sort of overwhelm everything. It's a very close skin scent on me, powdery, sticky, and very cuddly.

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Over the last 3 years I lost 3 of my cats to old age and health problems which piled up a lot of bills and heartache. Seeing his scent it pulled right at my heartstrings and as I was anyway ordering something from puddin I asked him to throw it in expecting something foody...somehow.

 

It is not foody at all but I also get the warmth many others described. Thre is something fruity sweet and while the only fig perfume I ever had from the lab was figgy pudding, i can see it being a fresh ripe fig...not a dried sweet one like in the figgy pudding.

 

Seing some people comparing it to the shugas actually made me happy. I live in Japan and want them to wor but I had to give up on shugas because every round of them gave me headaches. Love rice notes but damn you flowers!!! 

This one doesn't have the strong flowers notes. It is mainly sweet rice, a little like unsweetened rice boiled in milk? The clove and patchouli are just soft and offer a warm hug like the ones you would get from a four-legged friend that trusts you with all his or her little heart.

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