Milk Oolong Gardenia ☽•☾ solid perfume from handmade extraits and enfleurage. Milk oolong from Taiwan and raw Ohio honeycomb that I absoluted, with blood orange, set in my enfleurage of midsummer gardenias. The milky oolong absolute is saline and grassy, with unique milky, fruity qualities. I have three stages of gardenia enfleurage: early summer, midsummer, and late summer/autumn. The midsummer creation is heavenly clouds of sweet cream, with the early summer being the fruitiest, and the autumnal being lushly somnolent. You can almost taste the fat petals at dusk, still thrumming with July sunshine. Chartreuse in hue, this cream perfume readily absorbs into the skin. Color may vary.
Photos: my organic gardenia plants in bloom, my handmade organic milk oolong absolute, and my organic gardenia jasminoides enfleurage.
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Wild Veil natural perfumes are composed by me, Abby, using homemade, wildcrafted and organic aromatics in Vermont. These include my handmade enfleurage, tinctures, enfleurage extraits, absolutes, resinoids and concretes, and floral waxes. I spend as much time growing plants and foraging as I do composing perfumes.
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The best way to experience a natural perfume is to apply it to well-moisturized skin, without rubbing in (absorption only shortens the wear time of fragrance) and without scrubbing off. Natural perfumes are dynamic and take a minimum of 2 hours to reach their final stage, or dry down. Enjoy the alchemical changes as they unfold from the initial intensity of top notes, to the warmth of the heart, to the depth of lower base notes.
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