Pierre Guillaume Paris Peau d’Ambre 28 Eau de Parfum is a sumptuously candy, balsamic mixture of resins, pine, and incense. It’s a heat, resinous amber with hints of smoky incense and well-worn leather-based. All of the notes blended exceptionally effectively collectively in a means that made it laborious to inform which was most accountable for the consequences. The notes are listed as: resins, amber, leather-based, although the outline additionally calls out frankincense, fir balsam, opoponax, and benzoin.
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It opened with wealthy, spiced resins–balsamic, thick, and heady–that oozed towards a backdrop of pine. The depth of the spice and the pine amped up noticeably after 10 minutes. I used to be stunned at how richly candy every part was; extra of a resinous, deep sweetness fairly than pure sugar. It had a sweeter, extra vanillic high quality to its opening than many different amber-driven scents I’ve tried up to now.
There was no mistaking this for something aside from a closely spiced, amber and benzoin bomb with pine within the background, and it stayed this manner for 4 hours.
When it shifted, the woodiness got here via extra considerably, and the sweetness turned creamier, milkier, and flippantly spiced with extra noticeable vanilla. The drydown was barely-spiced vanilla-amber.
For testing, I used 1/3 of a 1ml pattern vial dabbed to the underside and topside of my wrist space on my left arm. I used an unscented moisturizer previous to making use of the scent as that is additionally my swatching arm (aka, extremely parched at any given second) as I discovered scent didn’t maintain effectively right here in any other case.
It lasted for seven hours till it was a skin-scent and about 10 hours earlier than it was fairly tough to detect on my pores and skin. The sillage was reasonable, whereas the preliminary projection was fairly heavy, and it dropped to a couple inches above my pores and skin after 4 hours of damage.
It’s a ravishing amber perfume and effectively value a sampling if you happen to haven’t but discovered your good amber scent. Proper now, I’m extra enamored with different ambers I’ve tried just lately in addition to some fragrances I already personal that this isn’t one thing I’m racing out to purchase. I’ve put aside the pattern to revisit later, although.
- 50ml for $120
- 0.7ml pattern for $4