Artemisia Ozymandias is a perfume inspired by Percy Bysshe Shelley’s poem, “Ozymandias“, a poem referring to Ramses II. The perfume is meant to capture “the journey of time, from its lively beginnings to its earthly finale”. So, really this is a perfume inspired by power and decay.
Ozymandias opens with a bright, bitter, green citrus. With time, there’s a sweetness from hay-like broom. It’s not listed but I feel like this brightness is intensified by heady florals like a honeyed jasmine and crisp, green… Continue reading | 4 Comments
Artemesia Perfumes Saveur de L’Abricot is a reminder of summer. When I wear it, I’m reminded of rays of sunshine warm against the cotton t-shirt on my back. There’s warmth and the trees are veiled in green leaves. Everything tastes better because it’s actually in season. Unlike other fruity peach/apricot fragrances, Saveur de L’Abricot reminds me of an apricot tree filled with perfectly ripe fruit. There is a hint to leaves and bark as well as the fuzzy fruit.
Saveur de L’Abricot opens as this… Continue reading | 6 Comments
Artemisia Natural Perfumes Golden Hour is inspired by dusk. This rich floral was composed to represent the setting sun.
Golden Hour is a naturally minty tuberose with a few grass blades. It’s a sharp, green tuberose – a “leafy tuberose”.The top and heart wear as a “green” white floral. It dries down to a rich, warm and boozy vanilla with tonka. This base is decadent and really does give off a “warm glow”. Actually, the entire fragrance is decadent. Golden Hour is one of the very… Continue reading | 2 Comments