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French Oakmoss - Natural Dark and Earthy Perfume - Solid Perfume tin with lavender, violet, earthy, mossy dirty lichen, and beeswax

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Oakmoss is a tree lichen with a dark green, powerfully grounding aroma. It will deepen and extend other natural perfumes when layered with them while imparting a richly textured dry down. This scent is dirty, dry, leathery, and will pull the wearer deep into the forest floor. Lavender and violet leaf absolutes balance the heavy lichen, adding uplifting green tones to the dark base.

This perfume should be worn sparingly. It is tenacious and strange and transforms the aura.

Handmade with essential oils and other aromatic plant extracts in a base of beeswax and jojoba oil.
To wear, apply a small amount to pulse points of clean skin.
Arrives in a 1.25'' round tin.
Net Wt. 8g

Samples available here: https://www.etsy.com/listing/109567710/solid-perfume-sample-100-natural-perfume?ref=related-4

Store away from direct sunlight and high temperatures.
Synthetic and cruelty free.
© For Strange Women.

Reviews

5 out of 5 stars
(16,661)
Reviewed by Nya
5 out of 5 stars
Apr 13, 2018
I had an oil sample of this scent that was finally running low, so I decided to try it in the solid perfume form and I am so happy I did! The scent seems to stay on my skin much longer and it is such a soothing smell. I always love the presentation of the items from For Strange Women, so much love goes into their creations and it shows! Thank you for a lovely new favorite and for the very fast shipping!
French Oakmoss - Natural Dark and Earthy Perfume - Solid Perfume tin with lavender, violet, earthy, mossy dirty lichen, and beeswax

Reviewed by Foxberryjam
5 out of 5 stars
Feb 17, 2018
It's a lovely, travel-friendly, fairly unisex perfume in an awfully pretty tin, and it arrived quite quickly. I was looking for an earthy, foresty scent, that would make me feel like slept in a pile of leaves the previous night, and this is just the ticket! Very tempted to try the other forest scents from this shop as well.
French Oakmoss - Natural Dark and Earthy Perfume - Solid Perfume tin with lavender, violet, earthy, mossy dirty lichen, and beeswax

Reviewed by Jamie Waggoner
5 out of 5 stars
Jan 25, 2018
Dark, strange, magnetic, enchanting. This scent is all those things and more.
French Oakmoss - Natural Dark and Earthy Perfume - Solid Perfume tin with lavender, violet, earthy, mossy dirty lichen, and beeswax

Reviewed by Eartha Moriarity
5 out of 5 stars
Sep 7, 2017
This has become my FAVORITE perfume!!!! It smells so perfect....deep and rich. I can't stop sniffing my wrists, lol!! LOVE it!!
French Oakmoss - Natural Dark and Earthy Perfume - Solid Perfume tin with lavender, violet, earthy, mossy dirty lichen, and beeswax

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FAQs

Oil perfumes:

• Top notes easily escape when smelling straight from the bottle and when it is first applied. This creates a vibrant opening to the perfume, but you also must wear it for at least 5 minutes before the true scent settles in.
• These are better sealed inside their bottles, making the perfume able to be stored for a much longer time than the solids.

Solid perfumes:
• Top notes are muted since they are trapped in the beeswax, which releases the scent more slowly (less silage), but the base notes last a little longer on the skin during the dry down.
• Scent is stronger in warm weather and on warm skin, as heat is needed to make the scent evaporate from beeswax
The silage and overall tenacity of each perfume is based more on the specific plant essences in a blend, not the carrier base. Earthy woods, roots, and spices tend to last much longer than delicate florals, herbs, and citrus.

The Moongarden perfumes are twice as concentrated as all the other perfumes so that the delicate floral essences can be as powerful as the other blends.
Our culture tells us that sweet and floral scents are feminine in gender and that woodsy, spicy, musky scents are masculine. I believe that men can wear any scent they are comfortable in, as can women, and plant essences should not be limited by gender. However, if you are looking for a scent that is a bit more woodsy and traditionally masculine, we recommend trying Coyote, Horse, Tarantula, and Fireside Story.
These perfume oils are in a jojoba wax base, and solids are in a beeswax base, so they will not turn rancid. The light floral, citrus, and other delicate top notes may begin to fade within the first year, and often the earthier components will become stronger over several years. Although the scent may change slightly after the first year, it will not expire.
The Lip Embellishments are best if used within 2 years, but they are still safe to use after this. Sometimes if exposed to fluctuating temperatures, the shea butter in these will fractionate, causing a bumpy texture. This does not mean the balm has gone bad, and it is still useable, as the bumps go away when warmed up.

The Rosehip Elixir Oil and Solid both must be stored very carefully (away from heat, sunlight, and oxygen exposure) and used within 6-8 months. The oils in these are fragile and oxidation will occur naturally because we do not put any harsh preservatives in it. The scent will drastically change if the oils go rancid, so this is the best way to determine their expiration.
• To prolong the life of the plant oils, store products in a cool (50-75 degrees F), dry place away from sunlight.
• All FSW products are free of water, which mold and bacteria need in order to grow, so this type of concern is not an issue.
• All perfume oils are in a liquid or solid wax base (not actually oil), so rancidity is also not an issue.
All of our orders are carefully wrapped with beautiful details, and sending a package directly to a gift recipient will be appropriate. If your order is a gift, you may let us know in the notes at checkout to include a short note or to leave out the receipt.

French Oakmoss - Natural Dark and Earthy Perfume - Solid Perfume tin with lavender, violet, earthy, mossy dirty lichen, and beeswax

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Overview

  • Handmade item
  • Materials: lavender, oakmoss, natural perfume, beeswax, natural scent, botanical perfume, green perfume, moss perfume, french essential oil, plant extracts, organic, travel tin, natural
  • Feedback: 16661 reviews
  • Favorited by: 188 people
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