My first batch of Rogue Alchemy perfumes finished curing yesterday and I started testing them last night. In general I'm a pretty smell mess and Tony is pretty tired of me shoving things into his nose to smell. Is there anyone out there who is interested in getting some small perfume samples to give me feedback on? If so please comment below or email me. If I get a big response it might take me a couple weeks to send you perfumes, since each batch needs to cure for at least two weeks.
I'm still working on my descriptive writing skills. Here are the scents I've mixed up so far. Do you find any of them appealing? I have to say, I'm pretty happy with how they turned out - tons of staying power and good throw!
De la Terre à la Lune
Where else would the idea for a cannon to the moon begin other than a gentleman's club? Inspired by the Jules Verne story, the classic and crisp scent of bergamot is softened with spicy and herbaceous violets then blended with smoky tobacco and sweet honey, drying down to a base of warm leather, cedarwood, vanilla bean and the soft whisper of sandalwood. A personal favorite.
Washed ashore on a mysterious island in the South Pacific might not be so horrible after all! Sandy beaches are fringed with lush jungle greens and exotic flowers. Creamy coconut, fresh limes, and exotic fruits sparkle on a bed of coral. A mouthwatering scent.
Colonel Percy Fawcett, British officer, archaeologist, and intrepid explorer, disappeared in1925 while on an expedition to find the lost city of "Z" in the Amazon jungle. He was never heard from again and no traces of his fate were ever found. Lush rain drenched greens, the heady scent of exotic blooms, and the earthy scent of moist dirt, mingled with an air of mystery and the barest hint of foreboding.
Exotic spices from the Orient strewn across deep ocean waters, the salt encrusted wreck of a ship once carrying the treasures of the New World lays on a pristine beach, baking in the hot sun. The Kraken leaves a trail of devastation. A watery scent with a spicy base, this scent is perfect for that mythological beast of the deep.
A fresh, clean scent. A sense of tranquility as the leviathan moves through still, deep waters. Watery greens mixed with salty sea air and sun warmed sand, rounding to a soft base of vetiver and white musk. Surprisingly delicate.
A romantic blend of exotic spices and all the treasures of the East. Top notes of wild honeysuckle mingle with rose and Egyptian Sandalwood to create a masculine floral. Creamy Madagascar vanilla, ginger, and a touch of chypre create a scent that captivating and elegant, just like our debonair Sky Pirate.
I have a few others that I'm working on, but I haven't settled on names and descriptions yet - I'll share them with you soon, and if you volunteer to sets scents for me you may get some of them, too!
I've almost got my packaging figured out but am having trouble finding boxes that will fit the bottles I plan on using. It's still so much fun though!