Naomi Goodsir Iris Cendre Eau de Parfum is a mushy, buttery iris that’s evenly powdery, creamy, and accentuated by hints of smoky incense.
Iris Cendre Notes
It’s described as being impressed by “reminiscences of orris ashes.” It’s “a floral tone, contemporary, led by bergamot, tangerine, and spices” with “wealthy incense and powdery coronary heart of violet and iris” that’s “enhanced by cistus, tobacco, and amber.”
- high notes: bergamot, tangerine, spices
- coronary heart notes: iris, violet, incense
- base notes: amber, cistus labdanum, tobacco
What does Iris Cendre Scent Like?
It opened with contemporary, however mushy, hints of lemon and orange adopted by clean, creamy iris and refined, smoky incense. The fragrance had a mushy, ethereal really feel to it, under no circumstances heavy or intense in any manner. There was a inexperienced notice that enveloped the iris that appeared about quarter-hour in, whereas the citrus notes died down. The fragrance turned barely smokier, extra crammed with incense tendrils after a half hour of damage. It was barely smoky and woody with creamy, buttery iris.
The scent ended up progressing extra linearly general with refined adjustments over the subsequent 4 hours. I seen extra of a honeyed, resinous side that sweetened in opposition to the iris after three hours of damage with dry, piney incense smoke within the background. Within the drydown, across the sixth hour, it remained a honeyed iris with slight powderiness and a touch of woodiness.
It lasted for six hours till it was a skin-scent and about 10 hours earlier than it was fairly troublesome to detect on my pores and skin. The sillage and projection had been each on the lighter aspect to start with.
For testing, I used 1/3 of a 0.7ml pattern vial dabbed to the underside and topside of my wrist space. I used an unscented moisturizer previous to making use of the scent as I discovered scent didn’t maintain nicely right here in any other case.
I bought my pattern in February 2022; fragrances are recognized to be reformulated over their lifetime, so be aware of when a evaluate was made, e.g. a evaluate from 2010 could not replicate what the same-named fragrance smells like in 2022.
Iris Cendre is on the market for $187/50ml.
If potential, I extremely advocate making an attempt a perfume earlier than buying a full bottle as a result of perfume can put on in a different way simply due to pores and skin chemistry. Pores and skin chemistry can impact not simply the longevity of a perfume but additionally what notes are outstanding or hidden.
Iris Cendre Samples
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