Friday, September 12, 2014

Solstice Scents Autumn Collection Part 1: Today at 6 pm EST




 The Solstice Scents Autumn Collection Part 1 will be available for purchase today, September 13th at 6 p.m. EST at http://www.solsticescents.com

We have many returning autumn favorites available, as well as a variety of products from the Manor Collection and Foxcroft Collection.   The full list of offerings can be viewed on our forum here: http://solsticescents.forumotion.com/t632-autumn-collection-part-1-saturday-9-13-at-6-pm-est#4290








The Night Collection boxed set will be released during this time as well.  It contains all six of the Night series packaged in a matte black box with "The Night Collection" graphic on the lid. The fragrances are nestled in black raffia and a reference card for fragrance names and notes is included in the box, just above the perfumes. The box will be tied with a black raffia ribbon in the same fashion as the Foxcroft Collection box set.  A Night Collection sampler pack will also be added to the site and available for purchase.






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Saturday, February 8, 2014

Solstice Scents: Valentine's Release TONIGHT 2/9 @ 6 pm EST


The Solstice Scents Valentine's Collection will be available today, Sunday, February 9th at 6 p.m. EST at www.solsticescents.com

Returning V-Day fragrances will be available along with two new premium perfumes, the return of Cherry Vanilla Amberosia and Black Leather/Red Lace fragrances, facial care including improved Botanical Toners and all three masques and a restock of Blackburn's Parlor Ganache and Whipped Soap.  Read about all of the offerings in detail on the Solstice Scents forum as well as a general update (at the bottom of the thread) here: http://solsticescents.forumotion.com/t605-valentine-s-release-sunday-2-9-at-6-pm-est#4081






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Saturday, December 7, 2013

Winter Collection Release 2013: Sunday, December 8th at 6 p.m. EST


The Solstice Scents Winter Collection will be available today, Sunday, December 8th at 6 p.m. EST at www.solsticescents.com.  We have several new fragrances, returning fragrances and two surprise returning General Catalog scents available.




NEW SCENTS:

SNOWMINT MALLOW
Peppermint, Vanilla Cake,
Flaked Coconut, Sugar Cookies & Marshmallow Creme
Snowmint Mallow is subtle yet sweet and cakey blend featuring cool creamy peppermint, vanilla cake, white flaked coconut, fresh baked cookies and a dollop of marshmallow creme.  On cold sniff and initial application, each of the notes are detectable with the peppermint floating on the top.  The peppermint is a top note and therefore its presence is short lived.  Snowmint Mallow quickly evolves into a gourmand delight of mouthwatering fluffy vanilla cake, sugar cookies, coconut and mallow.  Past initial application, Snowmint Mallow snuggles in close to the skin.  Whiffs of coconut, cookies and cake will be had occasionally but since this fragrance wears closer in your aura, it makes for a perfect subtle sweet scent for the workplace or for when you'd like to smell good but not too heavy.  It also makes for a really cozy and comforting fragrance to wear just before bed. This heavenly fluffy foody fragrance is especially recommended to those who love cake and cookie scents.  
 
Perfume only. 

WINSLOW'S
Rows of Christmas Trees, Clove Studded Oranges, Bayberry Tapers,
Handcrafted Wreaths & Mistletoe

Winslow's Christmas Tree Farm sits at the base of Mount Willow in the town of Foxcroft.  The annual winter crafts festival at Winslow's offers handmade bayberry candles, rustic wreaths, orange pomanders and much more.  Meandering down the lane leading into Winslow's, you pass rows upon rows of fragrant Christmas trees ready for harvest.

Winslow's is the scent of winter.  Fir, woods, bayberry and mistletoe meld with spicy clove and blood orange essential oils and the result smells effectively like bottled winter.  Winslow's contains fir absolute and essential oil, spruce EO, cedar, a touch of guaiacwood and a blend of several fragrance oils in addition to the bayberry, mistletoe, clove and blood orange.  Fans of our Black Christmas soap will love Winslow's as the fragrance is very similar.  If you enjoy evergreen and/or woods scents or our Shoikan Grove, Covered Bridge and the previously offered Cedar & Siberian Fir fragrance, make sure to try Winslow's.  The combination of bayberry and clove gives the impression of a Victorian Christmas.  Unisex.

Perfume only. 


LEMON GINGER CREAMS
Gingersnap Sandwich Cookies Filled With Vanilla-Lemon Cream

Vanilla cream filling infused with loads of bright lemon and sandwiched in between two perfectly spicy gingersnap cookies.  On cold sniff and initial application the lemon cream filling is sweet and tart tempered by the vanilla blend.  The gingersnap cookies are the perfect blend of ginger and cinnamon and pair wonderfully with the sweet cream filling.  This fragrance is uplifting and comforting.  The lemon will soften after some time on the skin as the vanilla cream filling becomes more prominent in the dry down.  Lemon Ginger Creams is a great substitute for the discontinued Gingerbread & Vanilla Cream fragrance.  The gingersnap notes are very similar to the gingerbread in Gingerbread & Vanilla Cream.  Lemon Ginger Creams contains real ginger essential oil that smells incredible.  After an hour or so of wear, Lemon Ginger Creams turns into a soft vanilla cream filling scent with only a faint trace of lemon and gingersnap.

Perfume, Whipped Soap, Burnishing Glace, Dead Sea Salt Milk Bath and Body Ganache. We highly recommend layering the ganache with the perfume and/or glace to increase the staying power and presence on the skin. 


BUTTERED RUM MALLOW
Rum, Marshmallow, Nutmeg, Cardamom, Clove, Butter, Cinnamon, Vanilla, Brown Sugar & All Spice


NOT RECOMMENDED FOR USE BY WOMEN WHO ARE PREGNANT OR NURSING. THIS FRAGRANCE CONTAINS SPICE OILS SO USE CAUTION IN APPLYING IMMEDIATELY AFTER A HOT BATH OR SHOWER AS THOSE WITH SENSITIVE SKIN MAY EXPERIENCE WARMING.  TEST ON SMALL AREA OF SKIN BEFORE APPLYING LIBERALLY.

Buttered Rum Mallow smells of spiced rum swirled with marshmallow and brown sugar.  On cold sniff and initial application, the rum, cardamom and nutmeg are the most prominent notes, followed quickly by the clove.  The heavy winter spices and rum are tempered with the butter, brown sugar and marshmallow and this fragrance will become a bit sweeter the longer it is on the skin.  It evokes the mood of being snuggled in a warm sweater, curled up with a hot mug of your favorite holiday drink in the presence of a roaring fire while everyone is asleep and inches of snow blanket the ground outside.  Buttered Rum Mallow is a foody blend at the core but it is really dark, sophisticated and rich as well.   The buttery notes take a few hours to peek out.  This is a gourmand fragrance unlike the sweeter cake and mallow counterparts and may be one men will also enjoy.

Buttered Rum Mallow contains a blend of rum, marshmallow, butter, brown sugar, cinnamon, vanilla and amber with essential oils of cardamom, nutmeg, clove and all spice.  

Perfume only.

 SHADOWS IN THE NIGHTWhite Amber, Fir, Somalian Frankincense, Elemi, Bayberry, Spruce, Amber, Peppermint, A Puff Of Incense, Edge of the Night Base





The still night wood, blanketed in snow.  Absolute frozen silence lit by the full Cold Moon.  Conifers, resins, white amber, bayberry, snow, amber and a puff of incense wrap around a core of our Edge of the Night fragrance.  The result is a coniferous forest scent with wisps of cold air, frankincense and winter woods.  Shadows in the Night starts out with a strong blend of very smooth spruce and fir mingling with the frankincense and Elemi.  After a few minutes on the skin, the white amber and mint provide lift that gives the sense of moonlight and snow.  Though Shadows contains peppermint, the fragrance itself is not minty at all.  The blend is wintery, woodsy, cool and complex.  If you have enjoyed our other woodsy fragrances such as Enchanted Forest, Outpost and Shoikan Grove, you may enjoy Shadows in the Night.  It is completely unique compared to the aforementioned scents but it contains some similar notes.   Unisex.

Shadows in the Night is the third offering in 'The Night' line.  When crafting Edge of the Night, it was clear that it was a fragrance that could stand on its own but also one that would make an incredible darkly sensual foundation for other oils.  Used as a base for Shadows in the Night, the end result is a sophisticated unisex fragrance which contains a total of 32 fragrance and essential oils.  Though you can detect Edge of the Night carefully woven into the Shadows in the Night blend, Shadows in the Night is its own unique woodsy, coniferous, haunting fragrance.  The Edge of the Night fragrance worn alone manifests a deeper, musky, powdery dry down with a green lift and is mildly spicy as compared to Shadows.  After several hours of wear, the two fragrances share a similar character though Shadows maintains a lighter character due to the white amber and continued to maintain a slightly foresty edge.

The notes in the Edge of the Night base for this fragrance include: amber, oakmoss, aged patchouli, bergamot, black vanilla, red musk, buddha wood, organic clove EO, star anise EO, cinnamon and a nominal amount of lavender absolute and agarwood.


Perfume, Body Ganache, Whipped Soap, Burnishing Glace 


SURPRISE RETURNING GENERAL CATALOG SCENTS:

ASTRAL TEMPLE
Sensual Amber, Ginger, Orange & Clove Will Have You Soaring To View Your Akashic Records

It's back!  Astral Temple is one of the first fragrances Solstice Scents created in 2004.  It was previously discontinued due to a component of the fragrance no longer being available but we are now able to offer it again.  Sweet golden amber mingles with spicy ginger and clove and dances on a bed of freshly sliced oranges. This smells divine and deeply sensual and evokes the feeling of being in a still, dark room with nothing but incense smoke caressing you and flickering candles casting a warm orange glow from the boudoir. It is nothing short of trance-inducing, calming yet exotic.

Astral Temple starts out with a strong burst of fresh orange. Shortly after application, the orange fades and the amber, ginger and clove take first position.  Astral Temple contains a blend of fragrance oils as well as ginger and blood orange essential oil.  Do not apply prior to prolonged sun exposure as citrus oils can be phototoxic.  Unisex.  Try layering this with Fires in the Night to add additional amber and spice to that blend. 

For independent reviews of this fragrance, please visit the Astral Temple Perfume thread on the Solstice Scents Forum by clicking HERE.


Perfume, Body Ganache, Whipped Soap, Burnishing Glace


TRAVELERS

A Blend of Amber, Clove & Frankincense

A cloaked and bearded man wanders the globe with his walking staff and Cartographer's maps. His pouches contain exotic spices, herbs, stones and other various curiosities he has acquired during his travels. In a red velvet pouch, he keeps his most prized treasures: clove buds acquired in Indonesia, Frankincense resin traded to him by an introverted widow on the Northern Coast of Somalia and precious amber tears he found on his travels to the Baltic Sea. He keeps his pouch hidden on the inside of his cloak, but he always smells faintly of these precious spices and resins.

Travelers perfume is an exotic blend of clove and frankincense essential oil, mingled with a sweet, warm and enticing golden amber. A very Old World blend, this fragrance is an excellent unisex indulgence and a very unique signature scent. It's a little smoky, spicy, resinous and sweet.

 Perfume only. 


RETURNING WINTER COLLECTION FRAGRANCES:

 

RUSSIAN CARAVAN
Smoked Black Tea, Leather, Pomegranate, Black Currant, Amber & Pink Peppercorn


Not to be used by Women who are pregnant or nursing

Russian Caravan is a blend of smoked black teas and black leather combined with fruity pomegranate and black currants, exotic amber. a touch of special pink peppercorn essential oil, black pepper essential oil, guaiacwood and Lapsang Souchong C02 (smoked tea).  It smells primarily of the smokey tea and leather and has a masculine edge due to these components. The amber is not readily apparent until it has been on the skin for some time and at that point the scent is mostly that of a soft tea and amber. It lends itself to smoothing the blend out and taking the edge off of the harsher dominant notes. The fruits and peppercorn add a twist and slightly sweeten the blend. On skin the combo takes on a note of tobacco leaf as well.

Available in Perfume only.


 



DARK GINGER SPICECAKE
Gingerbread, Woodsy Musk, Patchouli EO and Vetiver EO

 

Gingerbread Cookies crash into a dark earthy corruption of Patchouli and Vetiver Essential Oil and a dark Woodsy Musk. The scent is primarily that of warm gingerbread cookies laying on top of the other three components that serve to temper the sweetness a bit and add dark and mysterious depth. It is not a supremely heavy blend despite the use of patchouli, musk and vetiver. All three are detectable but not overwhelming. This is perfect for those of you who like your foodie blends a little darker.   

Available in Perfume, Ganache and Burnishing Glace.








ROASTED CHESTNUTS & MARSHMALLOW - Available in Home Fragrance Only

The scent is soft, mildly nutty golden roasted chestnuts and a very faint wisp of sweet spice coupled with billows of creamy fluffy marshmallows. Roasted Chestnuts & Marshmallow is deliciously sweet, creamy, warm and sure to have family and friends' mouths watering this holiday season!

Available in Home Fragrance Oil for tea light burners.

 





SPICED CRANBERRY & SPRUCE
- A Best Seller!

Tart plump sugared cranberries with a whimsical wisp of spice in the background and festive green Spruce Essential Oil combine to bring a very wintery holiday blend to you this year. A unique fragrance to enhance your Winter Season. Smells like a coniferous cranberry juice!

The salt blend is topped with a few festive cranberry seeds. The texture of this salt may be firmer instead of dry and free-flowing. This is completely normal for this fragrance and will not affect the performance in the tub.

Available in Whipped Soap and Dead Sea Salt Milk Bath.



 



SNOWSHOE PASS - A Best Seller!
White Amber, White Musk, Vanilla Accord, Peppermint Cream, Cold Winds


A chilly white blend of an ethereal snow blanket and cold winter winds, Snowshoe Pass combines pale white amber, delicate and smooth white musk, a sweet touch of vanilla and a faint whisper of creamy cold peppermint. The result is a unique take on a winter scent inspired by heavy snows and desolate rural regions. On cold sniff and initial application a creamy peppermint note is detectable as a top note, though it is a careful addition that takes a backseat to the other notes as it wears on the skin, ultimately receding entirely. There is just enough peppermint to enhance the coolness of this plushly white blend. The other notes swirl together to evoke not only a snow covered landscape that may only be traversed with snowshoes and a pioneer spirit, but the calm and intense silence after a snow deep in the wild.

Available in Perfume, Ganache, Whipped Soap, Burnishing Glace.



 

FLINTLOCK
TOBACCO, SADDLE LEATHER, VIRGINIA CEDAR, BLACK PEPPER, WOODS, BAYBERRY & EVERGREENS

NOT TO BE USED BY WOMEN WHO ARE PREGNANT OR NURSING.


A frozen expanse of untamed early America stretches as far as the eye can see. The boughs of cedar and conifers are heavy with snow. Your steed is laden with provisions, taking a slow measured pace through this unfamiliar region. Subtle wafts of your last fire emanate from your coat. Your saddle is warm and sturdy beneath you as your ride with trusty musket close at hand, prepared for the uncalculated dangers only the deep winter wilderness can oblige.

Flintlock is an intensely dark, ominous, woody, smokey and slightly coniferous blend. It is a combination of Tobacco absolute, saddle leather, Virginia cedarwood, black pepper, sandalwood and a medley of other woods with a touch of evergreens, bayberry and smoke that will plunge you deep into a Pioneer's winter in the American frontier. Flintlock is darker on cold sniff and initial application than on the dry down. The evergreen and bayberry notes are very mild and primarily detectable at this stage. The blend wears like a warm brown leather jacket. It is woody, smokey and refined on the dry down.

Perfume only.

 



OUTPOST - A Best Seller!
Sugar Crystals, Spruce, Fir, Soft Woods, Bayberry, Mistletoe & Amber


NOT TO BE USED BY WOMEN WHO ARE PREGNANT OR NURSING.

A beacon of light amidst cold, desolate wilderness. Pass through a copse of young evergreens into a warm cedar cabin and thaw out under a soft Afghan blanket by a blazing fire while sugared treats from the kitchen fill the air. Notes include sugar crystals, spruce, fir, a medley of soft woods including sandalwood, agar, cedar, aloeswood, patchouli, guaiacwood, bayberry, mistletoe and a touch of amber.

This complex and unique blend will take you on a morphing adventure, not unlike Witch's Cottage from the Fall Collection, though Outpost is a distinctly different blend. On cold sniff and initial application, sugar encrusted evergreens emerge as the top note. The evergreen is primarily detectable early in the life of the blend though remaining ever-present in the since it is a wash off product which can retain the top notes. The blend of woods emerges to greet the sugar crystals after a few minutes with a hint of bayberry in mistletoe in the background and the spruce and fir far behind. The dry down is a very soft, warm, sweet and comforting blend with a tiny wisp of sweet smoke. The green notes are very faint and barely detectable at this stage.

Despite the evergreens and woods used, this is a very gentle blend of soft woods as opposed to a dark, heavy, woodsy blend. The sugar keeps it light-hearted and the other notes bring a festive winter impression to mind. A mega morpher that is very fun to journey with when you're outside on a cold day. Cool weather really brings the notes of Outpost to life and enhances the blend. If you liked the complexity and warmth of Witch's Cottage, with sweet juxtaposed next to herbal and woods, you should like Outpost!

Available in Perfume, Ganache, Whipped Soap and Burnishing Glace.








SUGARVALE
Candied Pecans, Butterscotch, Buttered Rum, Brown Sugar, Maple Syrup, Hot Pralines & Milk Chocolate Cocoa


Nestled in a mountain vale lies a small, quaint community with rustic buildings housing friendly, hardworking people. A special delight during the harsh and demanding winter season is the Sugarvale Candy Kitchen in the middle of town. Smoke billows profusely from the chimney of the confectioner's cabin. Aromas of candied pecans, butterscotch, buttered rum, brown sugar, maple syrup, hot pralines and milk chocolate cocoa fills the air across town, beckoning the inhabitants inside to warm cold bodies and empty tummy's alike.

On initial application and cold sniff, candied pecans emerge from the mouthwatering golden notes mentioned above. The pecans subside leaving the butterscotch, buttered rum, maple and brown sugar sweetening your skin with just a hint of hot pralines. The milk chocolate hot cocoa is not readily detectable but the chocolate note helps to round out the blend from being too sweet, though this mix is toothsome and very warm and delicious!

Available in Perfume, Ganache, Whipped Soap and Burnishing Glace. 


 



NIGHTSTAR
Nutmeg, Patchouli, Frankincense, Myrrh, Woods and Lemon


NOT TO BE USED BY WOMEN WHO ARE PREGNANT OR NURSING.

Ceremonial resins, patchouli, cold and spicy nutmeg, warm sandalwood and a touch of lemon, orange and clove meld together to create a dark, dry, resinous, earthy and spicy aroma.


Cold sniff and initial application features a marriage of frankincense and nutmeg essential oils hovering above grounding, earthy patchouli essential oil. The nutmeg is divine, authentic and spicy and adds and exotic mood to the blend. As the nutmeg and frankincense subside, the dry myrrh essential oil comes forward with a very light lemon note. All of the notes combine to form a dry down which is primarily smooth patchouli with resinous myrrh, a whisper of citrus and woods and a delicate bit of spices.

Perfume only. 




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Friday, November 22, 2013

Fires in the Night and Restocks, Sat 11/23/13 at 6 p.m. EST



Solstice Scents will be restocking a variety of products on Saturday, November 23rd at 6 p.m. EST at www.solsticescents.com

Our new fragrance, Fires in the Night, will debut at this time as well.  A complete list of the items which will be restocked is available below the Fires in the Night description.


                                                       

FIRES IN THE NIGHT
Sandalwood, Ginger, Clove, Orange, Amber, Wood Smoke, Cinnamon, Patchouli, Edge of the Night Base


Burning desire, feral passion and an edge of mystery churn together in this stirring fragrance.  Warm ginger, bright orange, clove, cinnamon, smooth sandalwood, amber, sweet tendrils of wood smoke and a touch of aged patchouli stretch luxuriously over a foundation of our Edge of the Night fragrance.  Fires in the Night features a melange of warm spices caressed with wood smoke and paired with a large dose of delicate sandalwood.  Additional amber and a few drops of aged patchouli add body while the glowing orange top note compliments the ginger and clove and adds a sultry presence to the final composition.  This scent contains so many glorious layers that work harmoniously together to produce an amazing sweet, smoky, smoothly-spicy and rich fragrance that warms the heart and senses.  The dry down features warm woody and smoky notes that convey the fires aspect of the scent.  If you are a fan of Astral Temple and/or Conjure, you might enjoy Fires in the Night.  Unisex. 

Fires in the Night is the second offering in 'The Night' line.  When crafting Edge of the Night, it was clear that it was a fragrance that could stand on its own but also one that would make an incredible darkly sensual foundation for other oils.  Used as a base for Fires in the Night, the end result is a sophisticated intensely complex unisex fragrance which contains a total of 31 fragrance and essential oils.  Though you can detect Edge of the Night carefully woven into the Fires in the Night blend, Fires in the Night is its own unique spicy, smoky, incensey, glowing fragrance.  The Edge of the Night fragrance manifests a deeper, musky, powdery dry down with a green lift and is mildly spicy with no smoke, orange or additional wood notes.  After several hours of wear, the two fragrances share a similar character though Fires in the Night maintains a smokier and spicier profile. 

The notes in the Edge of the Night base for this fragrance include: amber, oakmoss, aged patchouli, bergamot, black vanilla, red musk, buddha wood, organic clove EO, star anise EO, cinnamon and a nominal amount of lavender absolute and agarwood.

Use caution if applying this fragrance near cuts or broken skin as the spice oils may sting on individuals with sensitive skin.



 

RESTOCKS


PERFUME:

Attic
Black Mallow
Blueberry Muffin Batter 
Cellar
Cenobite
Cocoa Mallow
Conjure 
Devil's Tongue 
Kitchen
Lace Draped Spectre
Lavender Vanilla 
Manor
Master Bedroom
Nightgown
Pharaoh
Pink Sugar
Pumpkin Spice Latte
Sandalwood Vanilla
Spellbound Woods
Violet Mallow
Witch's Cottage


BODY GANACHE:

Blackburn's Parlor
Cenobite
Cocoa Mallow
Foxcroft
Ghost
Kitchen
Pink Sugar 


WHIPPED SOAP:

Blackburn's Parlor
Cenobite
Cocoa Mwllow
Kitchen
Sycamore Sugarworks 


BURNISHING GLACE:

Cocoa Mallow
Foxcroft
Ghost
Manor
Nag Champa
Pink Sugar 
Sandalwood Vanilla 


NOVEMBER REVIEW CONTEST IS STILL ON and the odds are ever in your favor as there have only been a few reviews/entries so far this month!  Read the details about the contest here: http://solsticescents.forumotion.com/t587-november-review-contest  It's very easy to enter and the prize is 20 points to your Solstice Scents customer account.  This is the perfect time to contribute reviews for the Fall, Manor and Foxcroft Collections (or returning Winter Collection fragrances as winter is coming soon!).



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Saturday, October 26, 2013

Solstice Scents Autumn Collection Part 2: This Sunday 10/17 at 6 p.m. EST

 



Solstice Scents is pleased to announce the 2nd part of our fall offerings will be available this Sunday, October 27th at 6 p.m. EST at www.solsticescents.com.  We have been planning this collection for a year and we're thrilled to finally reveal The Foxcroft Collection.  Six immersive scents have been carefully crafted to evoke the atmosphere of various destinations within the quaint and beautiful town. Foxcroft has been one of our best Autumn season sellers for the past few years and we wanted to bring the town to you, much as we did for the Manor Collection, which was based off of the popular Manor fragrance. The Foxcroft Collection offerings are explained in detail on the Solstice Scents Forum here:  http://solsticescents.forumotion.com/t573-solstice-scents-autumn-collection-part-2-this-sunday-10-17-at-6-pm-est#3884






 
 

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Tuesday, September 24, 2013

Solstice Scents News 9/24: New Contest + Toner and Salt Formula Changes







Botanical Toner and Dead Sea Salt Oatmeal Milk Bath changes:

http://solsticescents.forumotion.com/t568-toner-and-bath-salt-soak-changes#3710


NEW Solstice Scents Contest.  Want to earn 20 points (value of $20) to your Solstice Scents account?  Read contest entry rules here: http://solsticescents.forumotion.com/t567-new-contest


FALL RESTOCK INFO:  We are still working on restock items from Part 1 of our Fall Collection release.  We're hoping to announce a restock for this weekend but please stay tuned.  A newsletter and Facebook announcement will be made when a date is set.  To subscribe to our newsletter, please join the mailing list by going to www.solsticescents.com and looking to the left hand side of the page for the mailing list box.



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Thursday, September 12, 2013

Solstice Scents Autumn Collection PART 1 Release: Saturday, September 14th at 6 p.m. EST






Solstice Scents Autumn Collection:  Saturday, September 14th at 6:00 p.m. EST.  solsticescents.com

The fall collection will be issued in two parts this year.  The first release will take place this Saturday and features returning scents from previous years, including the return of last year's Manor Collection.  The second release will take place in late October and will feature a themed collection of brand new scents.

In addition to the returning items illustrated below, the Kitchen fragrance will make it's debut in body ganache!  The other big surprise that will be unveiled is the return of the General Catalog scent "Monster Mash" but it will be under its new name of "Loggia".   Though it is GC, I will be listing the Loggia products under the Autumn Collection page on the site as well, so you may find them easily during the release.  Loggia has only been slightly modified from its original incarnation as Monster Mash and is essentially the same great scent that you remember.  A touch more amber has been added to round out the sharpness of the mahogany and there is also a small increase of sandalwood, cardamom, black pepper and all spice EOs to compliment the fragrance oils.   Loggia will be available in perfume, ganache, home fragrance oil and glace for this release.  The last surprise is a small batch of Seance bar soap.  I expect this will sell out quickly.  We made a decent quantity of the fall offerings and will restock certain popular items should they sell out.  The focus will shift completely on to part 2 of the fall release as there is an immense amount of work to be done for that to come out before Halloween.  Therefore, restocks will be intermittent as time allows.  The best advice is that if there is something you really really want, please go ahead and purchase it because I cannot fully guarantee a restock of all the items: salts and scrubs, chiefly.  There will be plenty of perfume oil and frequent restocks for that.



THE MANOR COLLECTION: 


LIBRARY

Leather Bound Books, A Carved Rosewood Mantle, Dying Fireplace Embers, Wood Wainscoting, Cedar Shelving and Aged Paper


NOT TO BE USED BY WOMEN WHO ARE PREGNANT OR NURSING.
 

Twenty oils are combined to evoke the character of the exquisite library of the Manor.  Ample wood shelving displaying countless works, primarily bound in leather, is found on all four walls of the library.  A fireplace on the west wall features an intricately carved rosewood mantle and heavy dark wood wainscoting adorns the walls beneath the book laden shelves.  Dying embers impart a soft smokiness in the room and the scent of aged paper and a worn brown leather armchair melds with the rich leather and wood notes.  
Library begins as a robust woods and leather (brown and black) scent with strong smoky overtones on initial application but after a few short minutes it begins to soften into a realistic and complex fragrance that contains elements you'd expect to experience in the fine personal collection of the Manor.  Library contains a blend of sandalwood EO and FO, agarwood, nagarmotha EO, choya loban attar, guaiacwood, Virginia cedarwood EO, leather, copaiba EO, benzoin EO, rosewood EO, Plai EO, western red cedar EO, rhododendron leaf EO, osmanthus attar and fragrance oils.  The dry down features a combination of woods, leather, embers, dust and brittle paper with a rich lemony-rosewood finish.  

10mL Perfume only.  Offered at $18.00.


 


ATTIC
Vanilla Accord, Western Red Cedar Heartwood EO, Osmanthus Attar, Sandalwood EO

NOT TO BE USED BY WOMEN WHO ARE PREGNANT OR NURSING. 

Shake gently before each use.  An aged cedar chest filled with fine fabrics, exquisite lace-overlay dresses, heirloom linens and crocheted tops, forgotten in the attic of the manor house.  The scent of this cedar chest and the soft mustiness of stored linens with the beautiful, yet faded, perfume of the owner still detectable upon the fabric is captured in the Attic Perfume.  A fine vanilla accord is paired with the most gorgeous red cedar heartwood EO, aged sandalwood EO and osmanthus attar.  Attic starts out strong, with a burst of the cedar EO and vanilla accord but mellows into a sweet, woody, slightly musty and dusty fragrance that is exquisitely atmospheric.  It shares some character with the Manor perfume and fans of Manor may enjoy Attic, especially if they like really gorgeous and true cedar essential oil.  This cedar smells just like an aged piece of dried cedarwood and pairs wonderfully with the other notes on the dry down.

10mL Perfume offered at $17.00.  Burnishing Glace $29.00.


KITCHEN
Pumpkin, Sugar Cookies, Peach Preserves, Spice Breads, Danishes, Caramel, Vanilla

and Sweet Wood Smoke

Autumn at the Manor features a bustling kitchen alive with the sweet scents of fresh baked seasonal treats.   Large windows bathe the kitchen and its vast array of copper and cast iron cookery with light.  A basket of fresh-picked orchard fruits sits near the scullery, awaiting a quick rinse before being sliced for rich lattice-topped pies. Warm sugar-dusted sweets, pumpkin, flaky pastries filled with peach preserves, sugar cookies, caramel and vanilla combine with a touch of hay absolute, all embraced by a generous dose of sweet wood smoke to bring you the Manor's fall kitchen experience. 

Kitchen is a blend of 14 fragrance and essential oils that starts out with a burst of sweet pumpkin followed by very gentle baking spices on initial application.  Juicy peach and a hint of frosting quickly follow with a warm buttery pastry and soft sugar cookies underneath.  The wood smoke is generous but doesn't begin to emerge for about 15 to 20 minutes after application.  It does get stronger as it warms on your skin and the fragrance begins to waft softly around you with the sweet wood smoke, baking spices and mouth-watering baked goods.  Kitchen is warm and comforting, morphs wonderfully and the dry down is the essence of autumn.

The wood smoke is primarily detectable in the Perfume and Burnishing Glace on the dry down.  The Whipped Soap is primarily gourmand, capturing the sweet pumkin, baked goods, soft spices and a touch of peach with the wood smoke not being as apparent as in the other products.

Offered as 10mL Perfume ($16.00), Burnishing Glace ($16.00), Body Ganache ($9.00) and Whipped Soap ($9.00).



CELLAR
Damp Earth and Stone, Wooden Casks, Cool Fall Air, Crisp Apple, Pear and Broom Corn 


The Cellar of the Manor is constructed of stone and wooden beams.  It houses orchard fruits, wooden casks of estate wine and stores of broom corn.  The Cellar fragrance contains notes of oakmoss absolute, aged patchouli EO, Virginia cedarwood EO, cool stone, red apple, Bartlett pear, sweet clover absolute, hay absolute and guaiacwood.

On initial application, Cellar has a very cool, wet stone and Earth fragrance combined with a burst of red apple and fresh cut pear.  The hay and sweet clover rise shortly thereafter and lend an overall dryness that tempers the sweetness of the fruit notes.  The dry down is an autumnal dirty/Earthy apple scent, devoid of spice notes, that has a bit of warmth and dryness.  The cool stone element is a top note that dissipates shortly after application.  When first applied, this element of the fragrance is like a burst of coolness from when you first descend into the cellar, which fades as you become accustomed to the air and aware of the other scents in the room.  The wood and patchouli notes add a grounding earthiness that serves to deepen the other notes in the blend without becoming a predominant patchouli fragrance.   Unisex and atmospheric.
  
Offered as 10mL Perfume ($15.00), Burnishing Glace ($15.00) and Whipped Soap ($9.00).






MASTER BEDROOM
Soft Musk, Sandalwood EO, Amber, Clove EO, Myrrh EO, Vanilla, Aged Patchouli EO, Champaca Absolute and Aged Sandalwood Attar

Shake gently before each use.  The Master Bedroom is furnished with a luxurious canopied bed featuring a red damask spread with black velvet flocking, ornate mahogany furniture, ivory lace curtains and exquisite needlepoint wall hangings.  The room has a delicate, sensual, sweet, spicy and musky scent.  Notes of soft musk, sandalwood EO, amber, candied clove, dry myrrh EO, aged patchouli EO and precious champaca absolute combine with an amazing sandalwood attar that has been aged for 3 years.  The aged sandalwood is beautiful and creamy with a slight anise-like spice. 

On initial application, the clove is the first note to emerge but very soon after the delicate musk, exotic champaca, airy vanilla, rich patchouli and woods quickly follow.  The resulting scent is warm, sweet and exotic.  The patchouli is carefully added so that Master Bedroom is not a heavy scent.  The clove dries down to lend spice without dominating the other notes.   This has a gentle long-term dry down scent with good tenacity and sensual yet sophisticated character.  Unisex.  
  
10mL Perfume only.  Offered at $17.00.



SOLARIUM
Rhododendron Leaf EO, Fern, Amber, Sandalwood EO, Geranium EO, Violet, Orange Blossom and Absolutes of Lavender, Oakmoss and Mimosa 


The Solarium of the Manor features a glass roof and walls to allow maximum light exposure.  Cascading plants tumble from terracotta planters while a lush variety of fern can be found interposed between a variety of herbs, blossoms, potted violets and orchids. 

Solarium contains a blend of rhododendron leaf EO, lavender absolute, green notes of fern and oakmoss, rose geranium EO, geranium bourbon EO, neroli, sandalwood EO, amber, mimosa absolute, violet and a touch of tuberose.  The resulting fragrance is a complex floral with strong green and herbal overtones.  If Solarium were a blend of colors, its fragrance would be primarily purple and green tinged with gold.  The scent is incredibly unique.  The rhododendron leaf and lavender are the dominant notes, followed by a variety of fern.  The other notes in this blend add body and character without adding very heady and strong white floral notes.  Solarium is very strong upon initial application.  Rhododendron leaf is a fragrance like no other - herbaceous, creamy, slightly floral and balsamic, it combines with the coumarin-rich lavender absolute to provide a very cool-toned flower bed for the other elements.  This exotic full-bodied fragrance softens to a delicate, herbaceous floral after about half an hour of wear.  It doesn't morph a great deal but it does dry down to a softer incarnation of itself.

10mL Perfume only.  Offered at $15.00.


MANOR COLLECTION BOX SET:

All six perfumes in the Manor Collection are available in a special box set.  We hand-stained each pine box with two coats of rich stain and slightly distressed the box for a vintage look.  All hardware (latch, hinges and screws) was removed and treated with an oil rubbed bronze finish to give an antiqued appearance.  The perfumes will come packaged in the box, wrapped in a vintage handkerchief, with a card that denotes each room with a brief description of each scent's primary notes.  Every handkerchief is different.  Most feature an embroidered pattern of flowers or herbs with the base color being ivory or white.  These handkerchiefs are of vintage quality and therefore may contain slight imperfections such as a loose thread, a very small area of discoloration (usually where a "Made In" sticker used to be located on a corner) or a minute tear or tattered edge which gives the hankie history and character.  Each hankie will be a surprise and is selected of our choosing to include in your set. The box is intended to emulate the cedar chests used to store fine linens while also representing one of the fragrances in the Manor Collection: Attic.

We are very pleased to offer this special set for $130 with complimentary Domestic (USA only) shipping.  Quantities limited for this item.


 

ADDITIONAL FALL OFFERINGS:


LOGGIA
A Blend of Mahogany, Amber, Musk, Vanilla Bean, Allspice, Cardamom, Black Pepper and Sandalwood
NOT TO BE USED BY WOMEN WHO ARE PREGNANT OR NURSING.

(Formerly known as Monster Mash).  High above the village, a castle sits shrouded in a heavy gray mist.  Muted moonlight illuminates its upper terraces. Thick with incense smoke, the loggia swells with invited guests, each heavily cloaked and masked. Laughter, violas and a harpsichord fill the night. Wine flows from never-ending mahogany vats. Exotic spices drape the air in fragrant bouquets. A bell rings from the archway, and all in attendance fall silent as the master of the night creatures crosses the paving stones...

Loggia is a blend of rich mahogany wood, sweet amber, musk, dark incense, deep vanilla bean and spices.  Fragrance oils combine with essential oils of sandalwood, cardamom, black pepper and allspice.  All of these notes meld together to create a dark, rich polished wood with a cool creamy sweetness and pleasing spice medley.  Loggia is a rich unisex scent that leans masculine but is also popular with ladies who enjoy darker scents.  It is strong on cold sniff and initial application with the mahogany and spices being in the forefront.  After about 15 minutes the scent becomes creamy and more well-rounded with a touch of vanilla bean and a healthy dose of amber smoothing out the dominant mahogany but never fully extinguishing its presence. 

Loggia has only been slightly modified from its original incarnation as Monster Mash and is essentially the same great scent that you remember.  A touch more amber has been added to round out the sharpness of the mahogany and there is also a small increase of sandalwood, cardamom, black pepper and all spice EOs to compliment the fragrance oils.  The resulting fragrance is smooth and very rich.

Available in 10 mL Perfume ($13.00), Body Ganache ($9.00), Burnishing Glace ($14.00) and Home Fragrance Oil ($8.50).




MIDNIGHT OIL
Cocoa Absolute, Blood Orange EO, Yellow Mandarin EO, Aged Patchouli EO, Labdanum and Mushroom Absolute

Midnight Oil is solely comprised of essential oils and absolutes.  It is a deep, earthy, rich and citrusy fragrance.  The cocoa, patchouli and mushroom absolute provide a dark, dank base for the bright blood orange and mandarin essential oils.  A touch of labdanum adds a subtle resinous quality to the scent.   The cocoa and chocolatey-earthy mushroom absolute combine with the orange to lend this scent a strong gourmand quality while the patchouli (aged 5 years) adds a deep musky and sooty character.  Offered as a Sugared Amber Whipped Cleansing Scrub which also contains a little coffee butter and raw cocoa butter in addition to the shea, Virgin coconut and other oils in the scrub.  The cocoa butter is not denoted on the label but will be mentioned on the listing so please be aware for allergy concerns (though there is quite a bit of cocoa absolute as well).  In use, the Midnight Oil blooms in the shower with a burst of earthy/Incensey orange.  Huffing yourself during use IS advised.  It's mouthwatering:  foody yet dark!  Rich warm tan color of this scrub comes solely from the essential oils used.  Cocoa absolute, patchouli and mushroom absolute are all very dark oils.

The return of the Sugared Amber Whipped Cleansing Scrub (8 oz. jar) ~$12.50 (Perfume also currently available in the Premium Perfume category)


 

 

WITCH'S COTTAGE 
Warm Baked Goods, Dried Herbs, Sweet Annie, Soft Woods, Fragrant Hearth Smoke

NOT FOR WOMEN WHO ARE PREGNANT OR NURSING OR FOR THOSE PRONE TO HAYFEVER (Contains chamomile EO).

Upon entering the Witch's Cottage you are greeted wit
h fresh and dried herbs, chamomile flowers, rosemary sprigs, Sweet Annie, Davana and a hint of crisp apples. A warm undercurrent of luscious baked goods, sweet buns and candied pralines emerges and is followed by mild fragrant woods and sweet hearth smoke. Witch's Cottage fragrance is a true journey with loads of atmosphere.

On initial application the herbs emer
ge with the sweet baked goods hovering just below. The apple and herbal top notes (namely the chamomile and Sweet Annie) retreat within a few minutes to make way for brown sugar and caramel heavy baked goods. The sweet note is a collection of a variety of different sugary treats but the overall scent is not cloying - rather a vague, well blended impression of baked goods that adds a rich warmth to the blend.

Further journeying into the cottage will take you to the warme
st, most fragrant and exotic soft woods touched by a wisp of divine incense and sweet hearth smoke. The long term dry down is that of the woods and sweet smoke and is a very warm, comforting and alluring fragrance. A definite morpher that is also very interesting, unique and complex scent. It wears close to the skin and encourages snuggling into the couch in front of a blazing fire with a great book and a mug of hot cider!
The Whipped Soap is wonderful as well but the warm drydown described above is not as detectable. The cold sniff impression is more prominent here: warm, sweet, a touch of herbs, apple, chamomile and a hint of sweet woods.

Available in 10 mL Perfume ($15.00), Burnishing Glace ($15.00) and Whipped Soap ($10.00).


 



THORNWOOD THICKET
Sugared Blackberries, Black Agarwood, Aloeswood, sweet and smoky Guaiacwood, Amber.

An impenetrable entanglem
ent of thick brambles and dangerously sharp thorny branches housing large sweet blackberries that are practically to the bursting point of ripeness. The scent is that of a sweet blackberry paired with exotic incensey woods. The dry down smells like a wonderful dark berry incense!

Thornwood Thicket starts out more powerfully blackberry
with a touch of a grape note, but it doesn't take long for that to tone down and the woods to softly come out. The wood components do get stronger over time, especially after it has been on the skin for a while. The blackberry has tremendous staying power, though it does take a back seat to the woods. There is no fake berry smell here on the dry down but rather a dark, rich berry note. This is a very nice morpher and one that begs for a skin test (do not judge it on cold sniff as the true blackberry note is not as apparent this way!).

Available in Perfume ($15.00), Body Ganache ($10.00) and Burnishing Glace ($18.00)





GEHENNA  
Red Musk, Dragon's Blood Resin, Burning Wood, Somalian Myrrh, Egyptian Musk.

Gehenna is a very dark fragrance with red musk as the dominant note, followed by rich Dragon's Blood
. Smoke from eternal fires billows in the background followed by a subtle addition of resinous myrrh. Egyptian Musk rounds out the sharper notes of the blend and contributes to a lighter, less ominous dry down.
On cold sniff and initial application, Gehenna is strong, powerful, rich and musky. The smoke is more detectable at this stage. The scent evolves to showcase the red musk and dragon's blood in the foreground. After journeying into Gehenna for an hour or so, a halo of Egyptian musk emerges from the darkness - tempting the senses with its white light and calm resonance.

Available in Perfume ($12.00), Body Ganache ($9.00), Whipped Soap ($9.00) and Burnishing Glace ($14.00)







 

FOXCROFT
Ozone, Rustling Leaves, Rich Black Soil, Chimney Smoke & Woods

If you've ever wished to literally bathe in the essence of a late-afternoon Autumn day, Foxcroft is for you. An incredible blend of ozone, rich black soil, rustling leaves and chimney smoke, Foxcroft is at once cool air coupled with firey red, orange and golden leaves, a sweet sharp green note, fertile wet dirt and a touch of woods laced with the intoxicating smoke from fireplaces burning throughout the countryside.  

Foxcroft is very potent upon cold sniff and initial application!  At the beggining, it smells of very wet decaying leaves but on the skin it will evolve into a softer and more wearable scent with the soft smoke notes coming out.  Please make sure to skin test this one for the full true experience!

Foxcroft was inspired by a beautiful quaint small town in
Maine.

The wonderful smoke note in Foxcroft is primarily detectable
in the perfume format, once some of the top notes have burned off and the powerful blast of Autumn air has subsided. The Whipped Soap and Dead Sea Salt Oatmeal Milk Bath are both more heavily scented with the other earthy notes with the smoke note mingling within as part of the profile.


Available in Perfume ($13.00), Whipped Soap ($9.00), Dead Sea Salt Oatmeal Milk Bath ($10.00), Burnishing Glace ($14.00) and Ganache ($9.00)







DEVIL'S TONGUE
Chypre, Brown Leather, Warm Toba
cco, Woods and More
NOT FOR WOMEN WHO ARE PREGNANT OR NURSING.

Our handcrafted chypre base of oakmoss absolute, labdanum absolute and berg
amot essential oil supports loads of warm, earthy patchouli, brown leather, fine tobacco, a touch of agarwood and sandalwood, frankincense and vanilla accord. It is a masculine and complex scent that is very brown leather and tobacco heavy.
Upon initial application, bergamot top notes tickle your nose as the oakmoss, earthy patchouli and sweet balsamic amber lurks just beneath. After just a few seconds Devil's Tongue gives way to rich brown leather followed immediately by rich cured tobacco. This is a strong, powerful, rich scent that is unabashed and unafraid. Supporting notes of sandalwood, vanilla, agar and more contribute additional depth. The leather and tobacco eventually subside and meld with the chypre and the patchouli begins to peak out. Great staying power, very strong.

This scent contains several essential oils and absolutes. The bergamot used is Bergeptene-free. 

 
Perfume only ($15.00)





WAIL OF THE BANSHEE
Earthy-Aquatic Fragrance Featuring Patchouli, Smoky Vetiver, Fresh Rain, Peat Bogs, Irish Moss, Woods and a Fresh Crash of Salty Waves
 
Wail of the Banshee is a very earthy fragrance combined with aquatic notes. It is heavy on the patchouli, woods and dank bog notes followed instantly by fresh rain and salty waves, smokey vetiver and finished with a hint of moss in the background. Dark and atmospheric.

The Dead Sea Salt Oatmeal Milk Bath is topped with dried Irish Moss. 

 
Available in Whipped Soap ($10.00) and Dead Sea Salt Oatmeal Milk Bath ($10.00) only.

This fragrance did not translate well into the leave on products or they would be offered too.
 


 

CRUMBLING CRYPT
All Natural Dark and Earthy Blend of Cedar, Cypress, Spruce, Patchouli, Amyris, Violet Leaf Absolute, Oakmoss and More.

NOT FOR WOMEN WHO ARE PREGNANT OR NURSING.

An unkempt solitary stone crypt sits shaded in a dense
forest of ancient cedar trees. Crumbling stone covered in rich moss lays on wet, dank soil that is cold to the touch. A memorial long forgotten, the only frequent visitors are the shadows of the sheltering trees.

Crumbling Crypt is an all natural blend of essential oils and absolutes including Virginia Cedarwood, Patchouli, Oakmoss Absolute, Spruce,
Cypress, Amyris, Rosewood, Patchouli, Violet Leaf Absolute, Rosemary, Lavender, Vetiver, Marjoram and Himalayan Cedar. I
t smells very woodsy, earthy, dank, green and herbal. 
 
Available in Dead Sea Salt Oatmeal Milk Bath only ($10.00)


 



 

















BLOOD BATHORY
Pink Grapefruit, White Grapefruit, Palmarosa, Geranium, Chamomile, Rosewood, Jasmine


Blood Bathory is not just a macabre novelty that turns your bath water the color of watered down blood, it also contains a powerhouse of antioxidant essential oils, green tea powder and a silky blend of oatmeal and coconut milk powder. It is a combination of essential oils of pink grapefruit, white grapefruit, palmarosa, geranium bourbon, peru balsam, roman chamomile, rosewood and jasmine with a just a few drops of jasmine fragrance oil. The fragrance is a light tart citrus coupled with a tea-like mild floral.  A relaxing bath best used before bed or to ease nervous tension due to the sedative properties in the chamomile essential oil.   Sweet grapefruit is the dominant note in the bath.  For best results, add when tub is almost completely full of water. 

Topped with dried rose petals.  Contains red 40 which turns bath water red.  Read full listing for more details.


Available in Dead Sea Salt Oatmeal Milk Bath only ($10.00) 




FRUIT CELLAR 
Fresh Apples, Crisp Pears, Pomegranate, Blackberries, Boysenberries, Blueberries, Blood Orange, Brown Sugar and Caramel

(Not related to the Manor Collection's "Cellar" fragrance!) Down dimly lit stairs in Grandma's old farmhouse you'll find a
treasure trove of fresh fruits in the fruit cellar. Fresh Apples, Crisp Pears, Pomegranates, Blackberries, Boysenberries, Blueberries and Blood Oranges are ready for baking, fruit tarts and cobblers! Grandma is upstairs working on her famous pie crust with a warm pot of homemade caramel coming together on the stove and heaps of brown sugar just begging to be added to a special confection. 

Fruit Cellar has strong notes of fresh apples and pears followed by a blend of berries and a blood orange essential oil top note. Sweet brown sugar and caramel melt into the fruit notes to create a delicious, fruity and sweet autumn fragrance. 
 
Available in Sugared Amber Whipped Cleansing Scrub only ($11.75)




HARVEST MOON HOME FRAGRANCE OIL
Apples, Pumpkin, Butternut Squash, Roasted Chestnuts and Spices

Harvest Moon is a fragrance for those who wish that fall could last year-round. It is a true harvest-smelling autumn inspired blend of crisp fresh apple slices, pumpkin, butternut squash, cinnamon, clove, maple and roasted chestnuts. Apply this fragrance, close your eyes and imagine the vibrant reds, oranges and yellows of the fall leaves, the smell of smoke from a fireplace, the taste of mulled cider and feel the thrilling chill in the air tickle the nape of your neck. You will see in your minds-eye the colorful seasonal gourds and ornamental maize in the yards of your neighbors and hear the wind chimes in the fall breeze as the fallen leaves dance and rustle around your feet.

Home Fragrance oil ($8.50). Harvest Moon was sadly discontinued from being offered in bath and body products as one of the oils is no longer IFRA compatible.






CONJURE - ORIGINAL FORMULA - Home Fragrance Oil
A Magical Blend of Vanilla, Amber, Cedar, Spices & Cauldron Smoke

This is the original recipe Conjure offered once again as a home fragrance oil!  I have the ability to make the original formula again so I decided to make the home fragrance oil in the original version in lieu of the reformulated perfume/body products version.  I do not have plans to discontinue the new formula for other applications (perfume, ganache, glace, etc) and change back to this one though.

Conjure is a very soft and magical blend consisting of mild non-foody slightly incensey vanilla, golden amber and fresh cut cedar with a faint wisp of cauldron smoke, allspice EO, Sandalwood EO, Rose EO, Rosewood EO and clove EO and a pinch of champa flowers. The main notes are the vanilla, amber, woods and faint all spice. It is very sexy, mysterious and intriguing.

Home Fragrance oil ($8.50)
 
 

PUMPKIN SPICE LATTE 
Sweet Pumpkin, Gingerbread Whipped Cream, Cinnamon and Nutmeg Essential Oil

A best seller! The fragrance is a blend of coffee essential and fragrance oils, sweet pumpkin, gingerbread whipped cream, cinnamon and a drop of nutmeg essential oil. Upon application, coffee is the first note to emerge, immediately followed by a spicy cinnamon. After just a few minutes a sweet syrupy scent emerges. The true dry down scent rises after about 15 - 20 minutes on the skin at which point the spice mellows and the coffee, pumpkin and cream all perfectly swim together in a pleasingly balanced brew.

Available in Perfume ($12.00), Ganache ($9.00) and Burnishing Glace ($15.00)





BLACKBURN FARMSTEAD 
Blackberry Jam, Boysenberry Preserves, Vanilla Bean Accord, Creamy Vanilla and a Touch of Vanilla Musk

Fall is the season for canning and preparing food stores and the home and its inhabitants for the winter.  The kitchen is abuzz with the creation of homemade delights but the most prized at the Blackburn Farmstead is the blackberry and boysenberry preserves made from berries grown right on the farm.  In the autumn, the family gathers around the hearth to enjoy fresh made butter and jam on hot from the oven buttermilk biscuits.  The jam is also a euphoric experience on the homemade fresh-churned vanilla ice cream!

Blackberry Jam, Boysenberry Preserves, Vanilla Bean Accord, Creamy Vanilla and a touch of Vanilla Musk.  This scent is not quite as "literal" of a foodie scent as the Blueberry Muffin Batter.  It is a blend heavy on rich vanilla. The berries are primarily detected on cold sniff for the perfume and whipped soap and initial application for the perfume and glace.  The ganache is a bit creamier and the vanilla is more in the foreground, though the berries are detectable.  With the ganache, the dry down has the berries floating at the very bottom of an ethereal, very feminine vanilla blend.  The perfume and glace start out with the delicious combination of berries laying on top of the gorgeous vanillas.  The dry down mirrors the ganache - sweet and creamy vanillas in the foreground with a cool-toned blend of berries in the background, rounding out the vanilla.   We definitely recommend layering the ganache and either perfume or glace to get the full effect of this fragrance.

This is more of a "grown up" gourmand scent.  Much in the way that Aquolina Pink Sugar is very sweet and clearly has many sugary and foodie notes but also has a hint of musk, Blackburn Farmstead follows in this tradition in that it is very sweet, the vanilla and berries are true but the touch of vanilla musk adds an edge that keeps it from being straight up foodie and turns it from simply comforting to subtly sexy. 

Available in Perfume ($13.00), Ganache ($9.00), Whipped Soap ($9.00) and Burnishing Glace ($14.00)



HALLOWEEN NIGHT
Sweet Candy Corn, Chocolate Candy Wrappers, Melty Gooey Marshmallows, Sticky Caramels and Black Jelly Beans
 
It's back! (Originally known as Fright Night). Halloween Night is a cavity-inducing blend of sugared Halloween sweets, smelling similar to a Halloween candy pail. Sweet candy corn, chocolate candy wrappers, melty gooey marshmallows, sticky caramels, black jelly beans and more. This scent starts off with a little burst of black licorice that mellows quickly. Dry down is a soft blend of various candies, worn close to the skin but sweet and long lasting.

Available in Perfume ($10.00), Ganache ($9.00) and Burnishing Glace ($14.00)





SEANCE
Sage, Clove, Frankincense, Patchouli, Ylang Ylang and Sandalwood

NOT TO BE USED BY WOMEN WHO ARE PREGNANT OR NURSING.  EPILEPTICS AND THOSE PRONE TO SEIZURES ARE ADVISED TO AVOID SAGE ESSENTIAL OIL. 

Seance is a haunting blend of sage, clove, frankincense, patchouli and ylang ylang essential oils and a dash of sandalwood fragrance oil to awaken the spirit. It smells mostly of spicy clove and sage followed by a bit exotic and astringent frankincense oil. It has a deep, herbaceous, woody, spicy, earthy and musky fragrance.  The ylang ylang contributes a sweet/light floral note and the patchouli is almost undetectable, contributing more to the overall fullness of the Seance fragrance rather than standing apart as a strong note like the sage, clove and frankincense do.  This very popular soap is being offered for the fall collection, after a long hiatus!

Offered at $5.25




PERFUME SAMPLE PACKS:
As always, all the fall fragrances will be available in perfume sample format. The 6  Manor Collection perfume samples will be offered in one perfume pack for $14.00.  The full fall collection perfume samples pack (all perfumes being offered) will also be available.  The new oils and returning oils will be enabled in the individual sample listing as well. If you wish to purchase one of the 3, 5 or 10 packs in the shop and include fall samples in your order, the fall scents will NOT be added to the drop down menu. You will need to add the listing to your cart and write in your sample choices in the comments box at checkout. The fall scents will be added to the free sample menu at checkout as well.



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