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Kind of like Friday Night Videos! *snerks, shows her age*

Okay, girls and boys, let's see what the imp box has in store for us tonight! *reaches in, pulls out two*

Les Infortunes de la Vertu

In the imp: .... yoohoo, anybody there? *checks oil level* Wow, this is subtle and LIGHT. Like, I can barely smell anything. It smells a bit powdery/flowery, but it's really hard to tell because it's so very faint.

On me, wet: More intense on skin than in imp. Hmm. Soap. Scented soap. Lavender, I'm thinking. Lavender and rose, perhaps? And something astringent. Definitely floral, but it's not making me run and scream. Gods, could I actually be starting to like florals? O_O

On me, dry: Pretty much the same. The astringent smell is dying down, but it's still scented soap.

Lab Description:
A pain-tinged, pleasure-soaked blend of leather, oakmoss, orange blossom, amber, and rose with a breath of virginal French florals and a hint of austere monastic penitential incense.


Thoughts: Okay, so yeah, rose. And I'm thinking I really suck at identifying orange blossom, because it totally fooled me last night, too. I think the scent I thought was lavender was probably a combo of the leather, oakmoss, and incense. Now that I sniff again I can totally see how it might be leather. Ooo... this is giving me a headache, though. It's a really nice blend, and I'd like it on somebody else, I think, but it's not really my thing. Plus, there's this headache business.

Lick It One More Time (dammit, now I have cheesy pop songs stuck in my head)

In the imp: Yup, peppermint candy canes, just what you'd expect it to be. A bit more on the candy than the peppermint, but definitely peppermint.

On me, wet: Interesting. Still peppermint candy canes, but I'm getting a hint of chocolate in there. I didn't think this had chocolate in it...

On me, dry: The chocolate is becoming stronger. If it is chocolate. The candy-ish is dissipating some. Peppermint still very much there, but not like OOMPH PEPPERMINT! which is how I expected this might be. It doesn't have quite the bite as true peppermint smells to me. And I'm really not sure that it's chocolate in there, but there is something else besides peppermint candy canes. Let's see what the description says...

Lab Description:
a peppermint candy cane with a flash of vanilla and an extra jolt of sugar.


Thoughts: Okay, so it was vanilla, not chocolate. Well, chocolate has vanilla in it, doesn't it? Heh. Anyway... does this make me want to lick my wrist? Nope. I'm a bit disappointed, actually. It's a competent oil, but it just doesn't have the kick I was wanting it to have. And I'm not sure I like how it smells on me, either. It's not bad, but it's.... eh. Just eh.

*switches wrists back and forth* Out of the two, I think I actually like Les Infortunes better. It's blending with my skin chemistry much better than Lick It is. Now that Les Infortunes has dried some more, it smells more delicate to me. Now I'm thinking I might actually wear this sometime. Interesting!
 
 
 
 
 
 
I found Les Infortunes quite light too, I just tested it very recently myself :)