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    Default Parfum Prissana discussion thread

    Just ordered samples of Ma Nishtana and Mandarava. Been reading high marks for Ma Nishtana especially as a holy grail incense. I donít see a thread for the brand so figured we might need one. The perfumer, Prin Lomros, is out of Thailand, and has several other brands as well. According to the Parfum Prissana website they are about to go on holiday until December, and then will return with new scents.
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    I too have samples on the way of these two. They look good and I cannot wait to try them out shortly.
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    Ma Nishtana is a superb incense scent. I have samples of others from Prissana, and the old Pryn and Strangers and they are all saying something worthwhile and are at least quite pleasant, at best really fantastic.

    Prin had to desert Pryn as a brand, but said he’s going to be able to launch some of those old fragrances in some way with Strangers and Prissana.

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    My favorite so far is Mandarava from the line. He also has another outlet site called Strangers and he has some good ones there to sample too. Gheorghe, Salted Green Mango and Burning Ben I have really taken too. Well composed and longevity on most of these are very good. Prin Lomros is a talented perfumer.
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    Default Re: Parfum Prissana discussion thread

    I have tried several from Strangers and Prissana. Ma Nishtana is the best of the bunch so far IMO. I love it.

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    I love Nimitr and Apsarah, which is a spectacular floral as huge as you can imagine. Not appealing to some, but to me it is very appealing and also includes authentic woody notes.

    Nimitr is like a true 1980s aldehydic fragrance.

    These are full bottles I own and value because they are so good.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Diamondflame View Post
    Ma Nishtana and Mandarava are both tremendous Eastern-styled incense fragrances. Nesnas Qareen is enjoysble too with its more familiar Middle Eastern inspiration. I’m still on the fence on Le Cirque Bleu but I think Pryn Lomros does wonders with the more incense-centric fragrances.

    What do you all think of the scent evolution and duration in general? A single spray on skin seems to hit the drydown phase rather quickly, within 2-3 hours.
    I was just about to ask you to start a prissana/ strangers thread on your gigantic areej le dore thread, prin makes great stuff
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    I think his scents tend to be more linear as he doesn't believe in the pyramid idea.

    I think they are exceptional through the drydown and including it. That is where for instance a lot of Amouages fail, in my mind, and become uninteresting. His materials are very high quality and the drydown remains quite interesting.

    I get great longevity. Projection is okay, not spectacular.

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    If there's anything out there that's a natural and less sweet Jubilation (men), I'm very interested. I do not mind florals at all provided that they're not too yellow (whites are preferred), but I do like my incense to be moist and shimmering and not ashy. Anything in this line matching up to that crude description?

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    Default Re: Parfum Prissana discussion thread

    haxan is great too , too bad it's gone
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    Quote Originally Posted by Robin oud View Post
    haxan is great too , too bad it's gone
    It is SUCH an interesting Fougere. Very witchy and mysterious but recognizably a Fougere.

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    Nesnas Qareen is my slight preference over Ma Nishtana as it has that very interesting "fire and ash" accord in amongst everything. I would've loved to try Haxan.

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    I have a Nesnas Qareen travel size on the way .
    has anyone tried the new attar NARASIMHA?
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    Default Re: Parfum Prissana discussion thread

    I’m planning to order Ma Nishtana, plus a couple of other samples.

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    Default Re: Parfum Prissana discussion thread

    New fragrance notes and names are posted already.

    https://parfumprissana.com/products/tichila

    https://parfumprissana.com/products/mohragot

    I can never get any idea of how a fragrance will smell from Prin’s notes. They always seem wonderful (and always are.)

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    Default Re: Parfum Prissana discussion thread

    And Strrangers has new ones coming:

    https://strangersparfumerie.com/prod...o-fetch-sample

    https://strangersparfumerie.com/prod...cologne-sample

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    Quote Originally Posted by Diamondflame View Post
    LOL. Marketed to the gym bros? Watch those macros though... : wink:
    More like gym hoes ,. There are more new fragrances in both sites now,. Prissana's look very exotic, strangers's look very weird, perhaps too weird
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    Quote Originally Posted by Robin oud View Post
    More like gym hoes ,. There are more new fragrances in both sites now,. Prissana's look very exotic, strangers's look very weird, perhaps too weird
    they might, but as I said you can't tell. Prin has used goat hair notes in the past for instance, even though the fragrance didn't stink of goat hair. It's impossible to tell. I have found all his fragrances are exceptional even those I have trouble liking. And actually I love virtually all of them that I have and that I've tried.

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    Default Re: Parfum Prissana discussion thread

    Quote Originally Posted by Robin oud View Post
    ... strangers's look very weird, perhaps too weird
    They're never as weird as they sound. I'm looking forward to a bottle of Lava Rose among others.
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    Quote Originally Posted by thrilledchilled View Post
    they might, but as I said you can't tell. Prin has used goat hair notes in the past for instance, even though the fragrance didn't stink of goat hair. It's impossible to tell. I have found all his fragrances are exceptional even those I have trouble liking. And actually I love virtually all of them that I have and that I've tried.
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    those are sombre's notes , doesn't look promising but who knows...
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    Quote Originally Posted by Bangkok Hound View Post
    They're never as weird as they sound. I'm looking forward to a bottle of Lava Rose among others.
    lavarose has been gone for a while , have you sampled cigar rum intense?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Robin oud View Post
    lavarose has been gone for a while , have you sampled cigar rum intense?
    As far as I know, Lava Rose was never released. Samples have been available for a while though. I tried Cigar Rum Intense only once because the nuclear aroma-chem drydown wasn't pleasant at all.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Bangkok Hound View Post
    As far as I know, Lava Rose was never released. Samples have been available for a while though. I tried Cigar Rum Intense only once because the nuclear aroma-chem drydown wasn't pleasant at all.
    you are correct , it's going to be released in december.
    I think I'll order a sample of it and lumberjack cologne , so fetch seems too girly for my taste and sombre sounds horrible
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    Default Re: Parfum Prissana discussion thread

    I enjoy Cigar Rum though (not Intense, didn't know that existed.)

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    Quote Originally Posted by thrilledchilled View Post
    I enjoy Cigar Rum though (not Intense, didn't know that existed.)
    me too , I like sm cafe as well
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    Default Re: Parfum Prissana discussion thread

    Also, love Ember and Gheorghe and Scotch Peat.

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    Also, love Ember and Gheorghe and Scotch Peat.
    Yes I agree. From my sample Burning Ben has grown on me more than I thought.
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    just ordered samples of lumberjack cologne and lavarose , did anyone sample them?
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    Default Re: Parfum Prissana discussion thread

    These newer offerings do sound rather exciting. The Lumberjack Cologne sounds something I need to test. I have a slight smile on my face thinking about Monty Pythons rendition of the Lumberjack song "I'm a Lumberjack and I'm OK I sleep all night and work all day."

    Anyway Ma Nishtana is really compelling today after a bout of cooler weather were I live. The incense, spices and smoky nature just hits the spot.
    Currently wearing: Musk Cologne by Bortnikoff

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    Quote Originally Posted by Diamondflame View Post
    Ma Nishtana is indeed an awesome incense fragrance. I can see why some might place it in their holy grail category. While I detect some Norlimbanol in it, it is far from excessive and nicely counterbalanced by the other notes.
    I agree totally not overbearing in any way. Just feel enveloped in spicy incense and so comforting to me when I wear it. I have really took to this and Mandrava from the house. It seems I need more time to enjoy Nesnas Qareen to make a fair assessment on it.
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