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5.0
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11 years ago

Pure distilled iris. It’s clear, still-in-the-garden iris. No powder, no other flowers. Yes, there is a rooty earthiness at first. On me it quickly becomes a gentle, whispery floral. The...

About reviewer (73 reviews)

Age36-43

SkinOily, Fair-Medium

HairBrown

EyesGreen



3.0
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11 years ago

There is something foody, earthy vegetable-like about it. Slightly plasticky. If an organic hair conditioner from an eco shop smelt like this, that would be fine. To pay what Lutens charges for...

About reviewer (121 reviews)

Age25-29

SkinCombination, Other

HairBrown

EyesBlue


2.0
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11 years ago

"Ghostly" someone said below. Yep, I can see that. At first when I spritzed I was repelled - it smelt like new white plastic or something. Now it's getting warmer, but it's still not that...

About reviewer (100 reviews)

Age36-43

SkinNormal, Fair, Cool

HairBlond, Wavy, Fine

EyesBlue


3.0
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11 years ago

Notes: orris root, galbanum, cedar, sandalwood, clove, vetiver, musk, Chinese benzoin, incense and white amber. This fragrance opens with a blast of cold, bitter orris root. The butter's...

About reviewer (308 reviews)

Age25-29

SkinCombination, Fair-Medium, Warm

HairBlond, Wavy, Medium

EyesBlue


5.0
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11 years ago

Sublime. Nirvana. Melancholy. Can't get FB in US. Oh the humanity!

About reviewer (15 reviews)

Age36-43

SkinNormal, Fair-Medium, Not Sure

HairBrunette, Other, Other

EyesBlue


5.0
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11 years ago

ISM is one of my favourite iris scents. Having read several times that people find it rather cold I must say I cannot confirm that from my experience. On me this scent becomes cuddly and warm,...

About reviewer (7 reviews)

Age44-55

SkinCombination, Fair, Not Sure

HairBrunette, Straight, Fine

EyesGreen


5.0
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11 years ago

I suspect that when it comes to iris scents it may be a two horse race between this one and 28 La Pausa. Although I dearly love the Chanel, and LP is more of a 'natural' iris, I still have to go...

About reviewer (325 reviews)

Age44-55

SkinCombination, Fair, Cool

HairBrown, Wavy, Medium

EyesBrown


5.0
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11 years ago

This is exactly what I was looking for. A cold, dry fragrance that never gets skanky, just retains that icy, ghostlike quality. There was one short period in the drydown where it almost froze my...

About reviewer (80 reviews)

Age30-35

SkinDry, Dark, Cool

HairBlack, Other, Other

EyesBrown


5.0
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11 years ago

Huh...carrots, mud, fog, put it on to go and see the horses...earthy...misty, silverey...its actually like Apres L'Ondee sort of amped up to the max; as in 3D compared to old B&W film, This is...

About reviewer (78 reviews)

Age56 & Over

SkinNormal, Fair, Warm

HairBrunette, Wavy, Fine

EyesBrown


4.0
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12 years ago

I sampled this mainly because of the interesting and appealing metaphors used by other reviewers to describe the cold top notes. And yes, this has one of the coldest and most metallic openings I...

About reviewer (766 reviews)

Age30-35

SkinCombination, Fair-Medium

HairRed

EyesHazel