Orange Blossom Soliflore ☽•☾ natural perfume
a l c h e m y ☽•☾
Concentrated orange blossom natural perfume with in house enfleurage and absolutes. A gorgeous pot of sunshine the color of red yolk and the texture of marmalade glacé, golden sugar paste, or crystallized orange blossom honey. The aroma is intensely indolic, sweet, and musky with the live fruit essence of orange rind and watery flesh. Honeyed, animalic, and exotic, the scent is rich in indoles, with glossy tea notes. It is warm, delicate, and sensuous, with green apparitions of neroli flickering over the heavier indoles. The soliflore is headier than the enfleurage (also available in house). It is more piquant, exotic, intoxicating thanks to the inclusion of organic orange blossom absolutes I made from the flowers in my perfume gardens. Limited quantity.
About the Enfleurage Component ☽•☾An organic, handmade, botanical soliflore (single note). This solid perfume has been produced by hand using the slow artisanal process of cold enfleurage from my personal orange trees. Please note, this is indeed a truly organic and pure floral fragrance-- a rarity. Honeyed, animalic, and exotic, the scent is rich in indoles, possessing notes of tea and musk. It is warm, delicate, and sensuous, with green apparitions of neroli flickering over the heavier indoles.
Literally, "in flower," enfleurage is a very traditional and pure method of extracting fragrance, utilizing only fat and plant material. To learn more about the enfleurage process generally and at Wild Veil, please continue reading the section below. Here, I have used enfleurage to capture the the periodic blooming of orange blossoms. This "pommade" (highly scented solid perfume-- not to be confused with pomade for hair!) consists of hundreds of individual organic orange blossoms that I gathered from my perfume gardens, laid onto an emulsion of organic avocado butter and raw beeswax. I repeated this process to reach a high degree of fragrance saturation. Each repetition is a "charge," and this enfleurage was charged the traditional 36 times. The aroma possesses the unmistakable signature of a white flower extraction: intensely indolic, sweet, and musky. It is very much the opposite of the shrill, overpowering version of a synthetic floral you find at the fragrance counter. Only you and those closest to you will be able to smell it. Apply to pulse points.
s i z i n g ☽•☾
Liquid perfumes are available in sizes of 1ml (a sample of approximately 20-25 drops), 5ml, and 10ml. All liquid perfumes are packaged in glass vials or glass bottles. 1ml comes in a sample glass perfume vial with an applicator cap. PLEASE READ: 1ML IS A SAMPLE. 5ml and 10ml sizes come in a brown amber glass bottle with a lovely white cap with orifice reducer. 10ml is also available in a frosted glass roller bottle.
Solid perfumes are available in sizes of 1ml (a sample of approximately 20-25 drops), 5ml and 10ml. 1ml (sample size) comes in a hinge top pod. 5ml comes in a clear glass jar. 10ml is available in a glass jar or a round tin.
Black violet glass options are also available in 5ml and 10ml sizes.
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r a w ☽•☾ m a t t e r
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.
l i q u i d ☽•☾
Wild Veil oil perfumes are suspended in an odorless base of organic MCT coconut oil. As they do not contain water, liquid perfumes do not expire, and may improve with age. While the volatile top notes (the ones that hit your nose first) will fade after a year or more, the base and heart notes will deepen and grow more complex.
s o l i d ☽•☾ b e e s w a x
In solid perfumes this silky transparent base (above) mingles beautifully with the earthy, honey musk of organic beeswax. Raw beeswax traps the aroma molecules, releasing them over time for an intimate experience.
h o w ☽•☾ t o ☽•☾ w e a r
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. For more information on how to wear natural perfumes, see my "About" shop section.
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