Thursday, April 30, 2009

SOTD: Private Collection Amber Ylang Ylang

So lately I have been craving vanillas and ambers, but here is the conundrum, I don't want my winter/autumn ambers and vanillas, they are too heavy and spicy. So while looking through my samples yesterday I ended up finding Estee Lauder's Private Collection Amber Ylang Ylang, and this really seems to be hitting the spot. It is light, airy, enveloping, and gentle, makes you just want to relax in its glow. Lovely stuff. On other notes, cats can be exceptional wackjobs sometimes, like now. 

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Anonymous said...

There are many different labdanum absolutes available.
Labdanum has a typically balsamic odour, rather flowery, herbaceous, amber-like and very tenacious. The absolute derived from labdanum from plant Cistus creticus, is the finest, the most amber like and the least coloured.

Rose said...

I don't know the private collections very well... they seem like they have a big following! amber ylan ylang should be a very sensual combination!

Anonymous said...

Happy May Day!

Jenavira13 said...

Chypre, true there is many variations of labdanum. And thank you.

Jenavira13 said...

Rose, I highly suggest you check out the Private Collections they are really beautifully made.