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In the bottle: cedar, PSIYH's funnel cakes, and a sort of boozy background tinge?

On wet: cedar, cedar, FRESH-CUT CEDARWOOD, then a surge of sweetness so it's sugar-dusted cedar, VERY strong. Yikes.

Dry: Oh thank god, the cedar has faded down. It's like an old, well-worn piece of furniture filled with churros now. I can still detect the cedar but it's much, much fainter. The most prominent note on me now is cinnamon-sugar.

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Freshly applied this is sawdust and raisin cinnamon toast.  I don't amp cedar so while it's certainly around I don't get a whole lot of it. I do get piles of cinnamon though.

 

To me this is (appropriately) a prop carnival haunted house just off the midway rather than a stately manor that happens to be filled with funnel cake. But also there's a lot of cinnamon.

Edited by patina

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Cedar, woods, and cinnamon batter. This is basically a cinnamon + woods blend on me. Great throw and wear length.

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Wowza. This was the surprise, runaway hit of the Weenie collection. 

 

Wet: Dry cinnamon and sawdust. Smells like Penzey's Vietnamese Cinnamon, if you've ever tried it. Delicious, and I'm not even that big of a cinnamon fan! 

Dry: The cinnamon calms down and becomes more balanced baking spices, with the cedar and sawdust that almost smells like the wood from a home under construction, before the drywall goes up. This is also the closest I get to smelling funnel cake from any of the PSIYH blends - the rest smell like straight up churros to me, but THIS one...

 

It's amazing. I love it! Backup bottling this one. 

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Sawdust woodsy funnel cakes, which sounds way pleasanter than you can imagine. The wood and sawdust are stronger than the funnel cake note to me. I was a little hesitant to try this even though I love Please Scream Inside Your Heart because I'm not a big fan of wood notes, but this works really well and keep the funnel cake from being completely foodie; It just adds a little sweetness. 

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Dry and sweet cedar sawdust and cinnamon. I agree with @crisz- definitely Penzey's Vietnamese cinnamon! Like a very subtle, toned-down Tombstone. 

Quite pretty, but it reminds me of hamsters! Hamsters in a Penzey's box :think:

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Side note: I have some skin sensitivity with cinnamon blends, but didn't have any issues here.

 

Wet: Echoing the previous reviews - sawdust and cinnamon toast.

 

Dry: Cinnamon-dusted sawdust crunch. More of that cinnamon toast scent than sawdust now.

 

If you're looking for a blend of wood and cinnamon.. look no further! 

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My haunted house must have had a fire at some point because the wood here has sustained some smoke damage. I get a sweet, blackened wood note with cinnamon & a bit of syrup. Maybe this is a teakwood heavy version? No fresh cut cedar here (dad was a carpenter so I actually dig the smell of sawdust, but I'm not sensing it either). It gets more foody as it dries but I'm not loving it.

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I love BPAL scent descriptions that cause me to  have a Very Specific Scent Memory Association and here’s one!  Going to Frontier City in OKC back in the day when they had Fright Fest going on, and standing in line forever to get into their rad haunted house, but it was OK cause the air was perfumed with funnel cakes and other deep-fried fair delicacies. So how is the actual perfume? PSIYHH is quite cinnamony, which I don’t really associate with funnel cakes but it doesn’t sound BAD does it? Sprinkle that bad boy with cinnamon sugar straight out of the fryer? Gonna give it a minute for the cinnamon to calm down...once it does (slightly), I get a bit of cedar. But it’s clear the cinnamon is really not going anywhere. And there’s a bit of maple as well? So rather than the buttery fried dough and powdered sugar I was expecting, we get pancakes with cinnamon sugar, which is cool, just different.

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