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Lemon Peel, Marshmallow, & Orange Blossom

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If you love all (or probably even just two of the three) notes in this scent, you really owe it to yourself to get some while you can. It's the sweet return of the early 80's version of the Lemon Meringue Doll to me, which is a beautiful, billowy sweetness on a cloud of marshmallow. Alas, I get none of the Lab's amazing orange blossom note, but I'm delighted with what's on display. For those that love a good lemon-foodie scent, this is sheer heaven from start to finish. ❤️❤️❤️ 

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On wet, I mostly get the lemon peel. As it starts to dry, I get more and more of the marshmallow until it becomes the main thing I'm smelling. There's some orange blossom in the back, pretty subtle, but there. It is nice and sweet marshmallowyness with some bright citrus.

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I love all three of these notes, so let's see what happens!

 

I actually find it pretty well-balanced while wet, it's not as strongly lemony as I expected, the lemon is subtler and more pith-y, while the orange blossom adds a bit of floral. The marshmallow is sweet but not sugared. This is both less tart and less sweet than I was expecting, the citrus is bright but not juicy and the marshmallow isn't the strong sweet vanilla marshmallow of scents like Stekkjarstaur.


As it dries, the lemon fades pretty quickly, leaving a soft orange blossom + marshmallow scent.

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I REALLY like this. Not cleaner lemon but more aromatic lemon. For me, there is a huge nutty sweet corn note, and it’s quite delicious. Kind of like the sweet corn mash you get at Chevy’s. Or some sort of sweet corn dessert that I’m used to growing up in Asia.

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right off i smell lemon peel and something that's foody in a toasted way, which is not my favorite, it smells like a lemon cookie. i hope this dissipates soon. after the drydown it's primarily lemon peel with marshmallow. kind of nice, but i was hoping for an orange blossom marshmallow with a hint of lemon, and there is no orange blossom that i can detect and on me the lemon is quite strong.

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I would love to find a citrus perfume my skin doesn't eat, so I wanted to try this to see if lemon peel has more staying power than regular old lemon. It does -- in that it doesn't flee the instant it touches my skin, but sticks around for a record fifteen minutes. 

 

I'm not sure how I feel about it while it lasts. It flips between a smooth citrus scent, with surprisingly tame marshmallow -- and smelling like those chalky Valentine candies, with fresh grated lemon zest on top and some bitter orange blossom. It seems to start to settle into the former, thankfully -- crisp but not cleaning fluid, sweet but not candied -- but then its time is up. I'm left with a whiff of marshmallow alone, which isn't my jam. That brief middle stage was pretty, but citrus and I remain star-crossed.

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Citrusy marshmallow and a whiff of orange blossom. And then it dries to jet puffed marshmallows with a hint of lemon zest. If that's what you're going for, carry on folks. Medium throw and wear length.

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I wish that I got more lemon from this, but the orange is a lot stronger to my nose, and it's a syrupy, artificially sweet orange more than orange blossom.  Very sugary, kind of cloying.  It does remind me of Froot Loops in the drydown, with the sweetness dialed way up.  Artificial citrusy tones and sugar. 

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I went crazy for orange blossom this summer and got a lot of different orange blossom scents from a variety of companies. I think this might be my favorite. I do get the Froot Loops reference in the beginning, but then on me it fades to a slightly sweetened orange blossom and stays that way for awhile. Good lasting power on me, and the orange blossom isn’t too sweet or diluted with other notes. Very nice. 

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