Yesterday I received my custom perfume. Well, better said two custom perfumes!
When I chose the notes with which the perfume should be composed I wanted also to choose Oud, but there was no option for it, so in the comments-section I said that to Profumo. He made two versions of the perfume, a non-Oud version and one with Oud. He sent me both bottles and I should keep the one that I like the most and send the other one back. But it came how it had to come: I liked both versions! I asked Profumo how much it would cost to keep both bottles and for 100 Euro more I am now proud owner of two custom perfumes! I think the additional cost for the second bottle is very fair considering that the additional cost for Oud alone is 300 Euro which is on the option list now under "rare fragrances"!
So, how do the perfumes smell like?
The non-Oud version smells very fresh and clean with a strong Frankincense-note and nice floral accents. Surprisingly this has better longetivity on my skin than the Oud-version!
The Oud-version smells darker with a nice smoky Oud. This one has good longetivity on fabric. The Oud-note is not very strong but it's there. In both perfumes I have problems detecting the Tobacco and the Castoreum, but I am still exploring the perfumes.
Do I have something to criticise? Of course I have, it wouldn't be me if I hadn't!
Longetivity is not that good, but this is not a surprise for a natural perfume. And the perfumes are quite safe and polite with a little bit too much emphasis on the rose but they are very sophisticated.
All in all I like both versions very much and like wearing them, they remind me of my childhood but I don't know why, and it's so cool to spray something that has your name written on it!