Naomi Goodsir Iris Cendre Eau de Parfum is a smooth, buttery iris that’s frivolously powdery, creamy, and accentuated by hints of smoky incense.
Iris Cendre Notes
It’s described as being impressed by “reminiscences of orris ashes.” It’s “a floral tone, contemporary, led by bergamot, tangerine, and spices” with “wealthy incense and powdery coronary heart of violet and iris” that’s “enhanced by cistus, tobacco, and amber.”
- prime notes: bergamot, tangerine, spices
- coronary heart notes: iris, violet, incense
- base notes: amber, cistus labdanum, tobacco
What does Iris Cendre Scent Like?
It opened with contemporary, however smooth, hints of lemon and orange adopted by easy, creamy iris and delicate, smoky incense. The fragrance had a smooth, ethereal really feel to it, under no circumstances heavy or intense in any means. There was a inexperienced be aware that enveloped the iris that appeared about quarter-hour in, whereas the citrus notes died down. The fragrance grew to become barely smokier, extra crammed with incense tendrils after a half hour of wear and tear. It was barely smoky and woody with creamy, buttery iris.
The scent ended up progressing extra linearly general with delicate modifications over the following 4 hours. I observed extra of a honeyed, resinous side that sweetened towards the iris after three hours of wear and tear with dry, piney incense smoke within the background. Within the drydown, across the sixth hour, it remained a honeyed iris with slight powderiness and a touch of woodiness.
It lasted for six hours till it was a skin-scent and about 10 hours earlier than it was fairly tough to detect on my pores and skin. The sillage and projection have been each on the lighter facet to start with.
For testing, I used 1/3 of a 0.7ml pattern vial dabbed to the underside and topside of my wrist space. I used an unscented moisturizer previous to making use of the scent as I discovered scent didn’t maintain properly right here in any other case.
I bought my pattern in February 2022; fragrances are recognized to be reformulated over their lifetime, so be conscious of when a evaluation was made, e.g. a evaluation from 2010 might not replicate what the same-named fragrance smells like in 2022.
Iris Cendre is obtainable for $187/50ml.
If potential, I extremely advocate making an attempt a perfume earlier than buying a full bottle as a result of perfume can put on otherwise simply due to pores and skin chemistry. Pores and skin chemistry can impact not simply the longevity of a perfume but additionally what notes are distinguished or hidden.
Iris Cendre Samples
We advocate the next retailers for buying decanted samples (sometimes 0.7ml to 2ml in measurement). It is a fuller record, so particular person availability might depend upon stock.