Zizan (2008)
    by Ormonde Jayne

    Average Rating: 3

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    Zizan is a men's fragrance by Ormonde Jayne. The scent was launched in 2008

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    50ml Cologne
    (*converted from GBP 90.00)

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    voodoodanny's avatar

    United Kingdom United Kingdom

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    I personally don't think this fragrance deserves the poor reviews it seems to receive. At once, it is a quality and skilfully realised scent with bold projection and enduring longevity. The super-masculine blend of citrus, herbs, wood and vetiver evolves elegantly and reminds me a little of Terre d'Hermes and Gucci by Gucci pour Homme by the time it has reached the final stages. Very good.

    27th February, 2013

    buyers_remorse's avatar

    United Kingdom United Kingdom

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    At the price this is simply not worth it. Terribly disappointing, opening notes of Lemon and very citric, then oak moss and the trouble is the longevity is so long. A crap fragrance which stays forever. What could be worse. Oh the price! Thats even worse!

    26th October, 2012 (Last Edited: 13th December, 2014)

    Kaern's avatar

    United Kingdom United Kingdom

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    Be careful here. The top notes are particularly lovely but after about 10 minutes Zizan becomes somewhat generic and worst of all - cheap smelling. Very disappointing.

    15th August, 2012

    Marais's avatar

    United Kingdom United Kingdom

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    Tart citrus, dry cedar and pepper. Not unpleasant but a bit boring really, nothing to get excited about. Reminds me a little of Flash 'Crisp Lemons' multipurpose cleaner (which is quite good incidentally). The weakest of the Ormonde Jayne line IMO.

    08th August, 2012

    gimmegreen's avatar

    Netherlands Netherlands

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    Here Ormonde Jayne steps into a tradition of somewhat spicy ‘masculines’ that start off citrus fresh and then develop a reassuring warmth and depth as time goes by. It’s done with the customary refinement of the house and all the herb and spice notes are cleanly articulated – nothing musty or overbearing. Ultimately, despite smelling immaculate, this is one that doesn’t spark any emotional resonance or instinctual craving in me; just the requisite amount of objective admiration. There’s vetiver in there of course with a name like Zizan, but it’s of the neutered variety. It would make a great gift for many men I can think of who never venture beyond the comfort zone of aromatics.
    Warning: seems to suffer more than most from oxidization problems. My sample turned into a throat constricting chemical cloud (Iso E?) over time.

    13th July, 2012

    alfarom's avatar

    Italy Italy

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    After the big surprise with Ormonde Man, I was probably expecting too much from Zizan but, as a matter of fact, all I got was a citrusy-peppery, wood-centered composition with slight green undertones. We've seen this iteration too many times, not to talk about the huge amount of Iso E Super with which Zizan is fully loaded...

    Woody amber galore...

    24th March, 2012

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