L’Artisan Parfumeur Safran Troublant EDT Fragrance Review

L'Artisan Parfumeur Safran Troublant

L’Artisan Parfumeur describes Safran Troublant as “a potent portrayal of candied roses; alluring and just a little dangerous.” Yep. They got that right.

The opening of Safran Troublant is a rich, spicy saffron with sandalwood and rose. It’s like a pinch of saffron soaking in a rose attar. It’s a spicy, woody rose. It’s a little “chewy”. I do get more than saffron in the opening. There’s clove, dried ginger, alspice. Safran Troublant is a warm and comforting fragrance, not too sweet and not too spicy. It’s a perfect balance of the two. With time the fragrance becomes creamier with vanilla and sandalwood. It’s a “potent portrayal of candied roses”. And it’s the “go-to” saffron fragrance.

Nita Naldi

Notes listed include saffron, vanilla, sandalwood, and red rose. PERFUMER – Olivia Giacobetti

Give Safran Troublant a try if you are looking for a spicy perfume or if you like perfumes like Ormonde Jayne Ta’if, Amouage Lyric for Men, Divine L’Homme Sage, Montale Red Aoud, and/or Malle Noir Epices. I find Safran Troublant completely unisex. And completely delicious.

This perfume has average projection and average longevity (for an EDT). I wish it was more concentrated. My complaint with the fragrance is that it is too sheer. But, I guess that it is the point of the fragrance!

The 3.4 oz EDT of Safran Troublant retails for $145 at Beautyhabit. Samples are also available for purchase.

Victoria’s Final EauPINIONSpicy rose attar with vanilla. This is one of the go-to saffron fragrances. It’s a nice mix of sugar and spice, easy to wear and it’s comforting.

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10 thoughts on “L’Artisan Parfumeur Safran Troublant EDT Fragrance Review

  1. LOVE this one, and what a perfect autumnal scent. I love your “chewy” description! It’s one of my favourite perfume sensations…

  2. I want to revisit this. I keep feeling like I’m missing something, because it sounds so good when I read reviews (like yours!), and then it doesn’t really wow me.

    1. I have tried this stuff so many times. It never “got” me. And then one day I realized I loved it because it was subtle (if that makes sense). Many of the L’Artisans don’t “wow” me at first. And some never “wow” me at all 😉

    1. This one didn’t get me at first (or I didn’t get it). And then one day it did. It’s worth revisiting. But, if you don’t love it, I see why. There are sooo many good spicy roses on the market. And many of those wow us at first wear 🙂

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