Thanks for the info.
Peccato Originale (Original Sin) is a new niche line from Italy that (I think) launched in early 2013 with names taken from the apothecary world, like "Morphine Injection", "Extract of Madness", "Miraculous Essence".
"After exploring the cellar of her old family pharmacy, Silva Monti Santini stumbled across a box of timeworn recipes and scents. Each scent was intended to explore a different type of love, themes of romance and charisma, passion and sensitivity. This provocative collection of unisex fragrances has been recreated staying faithful to the initial recipes and the beautiful packaging is derived from the original apothecary emulsion balms and vintage Italian medicinal boxes."
Angelica seed, Caviar
Blond leather, Benzoin
Patchouli, Vanilla, Musk
Pineapple, Papaya, Green tea, Mandarin,
Nutmeg, Violet, Jasmine, Cardamom
Amber, Green tea, White musk, sandalwood
Green tea, Incense, Guaiac wood, Floral accord
Spices, Cardamom, Sandalwood, Peru balsam
Oud, Gurjum balsam
Musk, Oud, Rose
Amber, Musk, Patchouli, Guaiac wood
Estratto di Follia
Lemon, Bergamot, Sea weed
Pink pepper, Black pepper, Patchouli, White flowers
Amber, White musk, Moss
Iniezione di Morfina
Lemon blossom, oak moss, Sea weed
Galbanum, lavender, Black pepper, Clove
vanilla, patchouli, sandalwood
"Six fragrances which stimulate the senses, which open up to new sensorial experiences. Six olfactory harmonies which translate Galen’s recipes dating the 1920s where the spirit of the fragrances tends to lightness like a cool breeze encouraging new journeys to discover being and human nature."
I can't find any reviews of the line, except a comment on fragrantica saying that the fragrances were (disappointingly) lighter than she had imagined. Reading through the notes nothing really caught my attention expect thinking that some of them seem to have a mish-mash of ingredients that doesn't really appeal to me. They are becoming more widely available, so please chime in if you have tried any of them!
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There is no cure for curiosity."
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Thanks for the info.
Last edited by hednic; 16th December 2013 at 08:41 PM.
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