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Artwork Courtesy of Shannon Stamey @October Illustrations.

 

Magickal Meanings of Ingredients:
VANILLA ~ Aphrodisiac, inspires happiness, playfulness, sexual arousal, lust, vitalizing.
MUSK ~ Self confidence and strength, sexual attractant, heightens passions and arousal.
AMBER ~ Fertility, creativity, love, luck, riches.
SUGAR ~ Attracts love, luck, sweetness and riches. Lust inducing, wishes granted.
OUD (Agarwood) ~ Love, aphrodisia, spirituality, health.
SANDALWOOD ~ Love, exotic, sensual atmospheric; aphrodisiac. Healing, spirituality, exorcism.
SMOKE ~ In addition to the attributes of whatever is being burned (resins, woods, etc), smoke is for cleansing, purification, renewal, consecration, concealment and celebration. It is also the foremost mode of communication from this world to the realm of spirits and the gods.

 

A variant of our enduringly popular unisex Allumette fragrance, allow your attraction to spark and catch fire with our seductive mix of vanilla and oud and Arabian wood attars twining with varieties of dark and red musk, whispers of smoke and burnt sugar, shot through with precious golden amber. To turn up the heat on this flirtatious flame we’ve added a dose of our PERFECT MATCH pheromone blend, a 'soulmate' type of blend that both sexes can wear. Promotes attraction, trust, communication, conquering of nervousness and happy, good-time mood elevation. Reminds established couples of that first blush of new love, complete with butterflies in the tummy!

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As this is a variant of Allumette, I wasn't going to make a direct comparison but I think this might be less woodsmoke-smoky, more incense-like than I recall from previous.  That's what I get out of it primarily - it's very heady incense with an undertone of sweetness.  If you're a fan of Allumette I think this is the same vibe that you know and love.

 

 

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I never tried the Alumette, but I think this is very close to the Indiscretion scent.   It's a little more masculine than I expected, though.  I just got it today, so I will give it some time to settle and see if it plays any differently later.  I like it, but I think I'd like it better as a home scent...like putting some drops in the oil warmer.  It would be the perfect fall scent for the home.  :D 

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I know I tried Allumette, but it was so long ago, I don't really remember it, so I won't make a comparison. On me, this is a beautiful vanilla sandalwood, with just a hint of smokiness. It's soft and understated, but has good  longevity. I've worn it to work for the last 3 days, and everybody wants to be my best friend. 

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I never tried Allumette, so I can't make a comparison, but I love the dark vanilla smokiness of this one. The smoke element is really forward on me, but (at least to my nose) that's what makes it different and more compelling.

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I had Allumette, but traded it away because my man was adverse to the smoky note. I think I might try to get him to wear Elume. I really liked it on me when I tried it earlier this week, but I might like it more on him.

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This is a really light, sheer vanilla musk on me with just a hint of smoke. It doesn't have much throw, but smells lovely.  I am going to see how it ages - maybe it will get a little bit of a stronger scent, or maybe it's just what my skin does to it (mutes it or absorbs it).

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