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Flying Potion 2015 w/ Levitation

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So I gave this another chance. And, right at my skin, the marshmallow still comes across as plasticky. BUT, it's only right on my skin and I have discovered I love spraying this on my bosom and huffing it all day long. It smells incredible, all marshmallow and ylang. I adore it now and I want to smell this everywhere all of the time...So, so good.

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So nobody got the yellow stains on their skin? Just me? (I know I tried only 2013 and 2014 versions, but still curious).

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Blanche, I've had no problems with staining. You could try spritzing it onto a piece of cotton fabric or even a quilted cotton pad and sliding it into your bra, or try using a scent locket.

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I don't want to use the scent locket, but it is a good tip with the fabric sliding in the bra. Thank you for the tip, androstenol :)

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Ah well, that tip is not originally mine. We all learn from each other here, that's why I keep coming back to the forum. :Love09751:

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Yeah, I figured I would spray on my black bra, but I wouldn't think of spraying on a piece of fabric..which wouldn't limit me to wearing only dark clothes. And my light clothes will be safe. Thanks for sharing :)

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This smells a little sweet on me and I almost want to say like coco butter?? I like how it smells on me. It definitely works because I was in a crabby mood and hating life with all the issues going on right now, and it just lifted me into a better mood in less than 5 minutes. It also worked on the husband and he was in a better mood also. I plan to get a full bottle.

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Nice and sweet. The vanilla went plastic on me (as usual), but it was barely detectable around the other notes. Did two sprays to my neck/upper chest and one in my hair. Levitation did lift my not-great spirits. The people I interacted with--bartenders and a new friend--were cheerful but nothing I could necessarily attribute to the pheros. I did get bummed out a few hours later, but again that's not necessarily due to a phero letdown; at that point I was alone with a lot of things on my mind, so I would've been brooding anyway. Given the scent and mood-lifting, I'll enjoy wearing this again!

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I haven't worn this since I first tried it back in October. Have I mentioned before I think I have to much perfume :lol:

But I enjoy all the variants.

 

This one, on my skin, is all smooth, vanilla marshmallow creamed fluff. It's deepened since I first tried it. Perfect marshmallow clouds for the Levitation Phero to float on.

I wore it today with Xuehua Zing. It made a wonderfully sweet winter compliment. This one is very layerable.

Edited by StacyK

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I love this variant.

Edited by Wendylynne

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Me too. It's Smooth, rich, layerable. I can honestly see adding cops to this.

 

A bit of age made it deeper.

Edited by StacyK

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Mara told me this version has a "crucial ingredient" which FP hasn't had in a while and there is something about it which reminds me of the original, but I can't quite put my nose on it. I think maybe it's because it doesn't have a standout note for me this time, I get a creamy tangy slightly-spicy smoothness. I don't get the ylang so much like I did in the 2013 version. But it takes a little while for it to get to a just right state on me, at first there's a weird undertone. But once it does I really like it, it has that same quality which makes FP so wearable, it's just such a light bright upbeat kind of scent.

I wonder if the "crucial ingredient" is the type of Marshmallow Root or vanilla? This version has changed so much since I first tried it. If you asked me what color it is, I'd say a creamy marshmallow white. This is more winter than fall to me. And I love it! The Ylang & spice are so far back behind the dominant yet friendly fluffy marshmallow & vanilla. I don't really get a scent of citrus but I "smell" the light & crisp it brings to the scent.

It like that old song "It's a Marsmallow World"..

 

It's so freaking layerable too. I honestly thought one FB would be enough. But, I need to make room for 1 more. This is winter in a bottle. I've seen more fluffy snow from this than I have yet to actually see all winter. Maybe a cure for those of us frustrated by global warming.

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I don't know if I've changed or if FP has aged and changed, but what used to smell plasticky now smells like fluffy marshmallow. I wish the ylang was a little stronger, I am considering buying some to layer because I love ylang so hard.

At any rate, I do love this now. It feels light and fluffy and happy. I wore this to work today, amped with a stripe of Open Windows, and one of the men I've been working with a while got super relaxed and reached out to hug me. He said, "I like Rain, she's okay with hugging sweaty guys." I laughed and said that if I didn't like sweaty men, I was totally in the wrong business, then later he just came and hugged me goodbye like we were old friends and had been doing this forever, very natural.

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I'm so bummed this is sold out. Loved this version. ?

 

Got to stay on top of things now that Mara's store is buzzing. :)

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I love wearing this but alas I too have way to much perfume. I need to wear this tomorrow for my visit with the wicked D

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I'm so bummed this is sold out. Loved this version.

 

Got to stay on top of things now that Mara's store is buzzing. :)

 

 

So it's true then! OMG I cannot believe this is gone. This is my favorite version ever! Damn!! I smell a PE in the works.

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Do it!

So it's true then! OMG I cannot believe this is gone. This is my favorite version ever! Damn!! I smell a PE in the works.

 

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It's going to have to be like 2 PEs that I will have to layer to get the whole effect. Like Volume 1 and 2.

This really is by far the best version of FP I've ever had my chubby little hands on.

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My guess was the vanilla or marshmallow. There was something very different about the "white" notes to me. Honestly this is such a "marshmallow world" type of feel and smell that it was so very good in the winter too.

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My guess was the vanilla or marshmallow. There was something very different about the "white" notes to me. Honestly this is such a "marshmallow world" type of feel and smell that it was so very good in the winter too.

 

 

The marshmallow was what hit me all at once last night so I went out and bought two packs of marshmallows from Target. I hope October's version is identical lol.

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The marshmallow was what hit me all at once last night so I went out and bought two packs of marshmallows from Target. I hope October's version is identical lol.

I know. Something about that marshmallow. I hope, if it's possible, we get the same again. :)

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I agree this was the best version because...way more marhmallow-y. My sample broke in my bag and it was heavenly every time I opened my purse. Just to die for. I also hesitated for some reason and missed out on a FB. Here's also hoping for the same version this year!

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As I noted in my review:

Mara told me this version has a "crucial ingredient" which FP hasn't had in a while and there is something about it which reminds me of the original, but I can't quite put my nose on it.

 

For me, I liked that it reminded me so much of the original, and then I realized that maybe some of you never got to try the original version so that's why it seems so different to you.

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I did love the original but I think maybe I lost the memory of it through all the different remakes. I liked most of them but the original and this latest one are my all time favorites so it makes sense that they share a magickal ingredient!

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As I noted in my review:

 

For me, I liked that it reminded me so much of the original, and then I realized that maybe some of you never got to try the original version so that's why it seems so different to you.

Yes, my first was the '13.

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I think it was the cloud mist I added last year. I was flying very high on my broom and scooped some cloud into a vial. I think the cloud mist in the Northwest is of better quality than in Los Angeles.

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I think it was the cloud mist I added last year. I was flying very high on my broom and scooped some cloud into a vial. I think the cloud mist in the Northwest is of better quality than in Los Angeles.

:lol:

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So I have a little sniffie of this that I haven't used very much and I decided to try it out in a social dance setting. When I first started going to this scene I wore a lot of confidence boosting pheros because I didn't know very many people and things like LFM and Cougar helped me ask people I didn't know to dance and made me more willing to experiment with new steps. But recently I've been experimenting with different pheros to see what the result is. I tried this one out a couple of weeks ago and it was a definite hit as far as self-effects go. I felt like I was having a great time and everyone around me was having a great time too. I had a dance class before the social dance and a couple of my classmates spontaneously decided to go out for a beer with me in between the lesson and the dance, which has never happened before. While we were out we all talked up a storm and we arrived back to the dance studio giggling and slightly late. The person who was sitting on the bench as we came in is a friend of mine and as I passed him he watched me intently and then stood and waited for me to put my dancing shoes on and pay the cover. I sensed he wanted to say something so I turned back to him after I finished and he just asked me if I was ready to dance with him yet and then he led me out onto the dance floor. Usually he has a slightly too cool for school vibe and I end up asking him to dance rather than the other way around. So I would say those were two definite hits.

 

ETA: I don't really like ylang ylang as a note in anything else I have smelled it in - I find it very heavy. And I have definitely never felt the desire to smell like a marshmallow before. But something about the combination in this perfume is heavenly.

Edited by Equinox

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