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Arquiste Anima Dulcis EDP Perfume Review

Arquiste Anima Dulcis perfume

Anima Dulcis is by far the most sophisticated chocolate perfume on the market. It’s not too sweet. It isn’t paired with overpowering notes like patchouli or sandalwood. Anima Dulcis is chocolate perfume done right.

Anima Dulcis is a sweet and spicy Mexican hot chocolate. In the top I get a little bit of citrus with a “vanilla orchid” floral. The cocoa is present from the beginning. It’s dry, dark and delicious. The heart of this fragrance gets creamier with vanilla scented steamed milk and… Continue reading | 8 Comments

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Arquiste Infanta en Flor EDP Perfume Video Review

Arquiste Infanta en Flor is inspired by the Spanish Court of 1660, Maria Teresa and Louis XIV. The scent is described as “floral musky amber”. It is but that description makes it seem heavy. Infanta en Flor isn’t heavy at all. It’s a sheer, fresh fragrance that works wonderfully in warm climates.

Arquiste Infanta en Flor EDP

Infanta en Flor opens with a heady orange blossom but you notice something different about it. There’s an animalic quality. Infanta en Flor is a soapy leather fragrance and it actually works… Continue reading | 2 Comments

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Arquiste L’Etrog EDP Perfume Review

Arquiste L'Etrog EDP Perfume

Arquiste is a niche perfume house that currently has six perfumes. The line is inspired by history. Each perfume is meant to transport you to a different time.

L’Etrog is supposed to take us to October, 1175 Calibria, Italy – Medieval Calibria. I’ve never had a fascination with Medieval Europe. And like so many people, I automatically assume this time period had a disgusting stench. If that stench is L’Etrog, I need to reconsider my former opinion of Medieval Europe.

L’Etrog is like being on… Continue reading | 6 Comments