Tempus Vitae Élixir De Vie extrait de parfum, Photograph by Rachel Ok. Ng
Tempus Vitae Élixir de Vie is a perfume wherein rest and invigoration interweave, embodied in scent. Historic bathing swimming pools from classical instances spring to thoughts, the place a day by day spa-like expertise was thought-about a component of excellent well being, together with eating regimen, train, and therapeutic massage. The Roman concept of Salus Per Aquam, or well being via water, tells us that rest of the muscle tissue results in a rest of the thoughts and enchancment of the circulation (each blood and the lymphatic methods), which in flip creates higher oxygenation and higher functioning of the organs, producing an invigoration of the physique. Élixir de Vie has definitely captured this historical knowledge, simply in time for spring vitality and life!
Roman Baths, unsplash
Bridging delicacy and energy, Tempus Vitae Élixir de Vie is an ideal perfume for this season of heat climate and returning creation. Every time I put on this lovely scent, the phrase “tonic” involves thoughts. It’s an invigorating, restorative, and refreshing fragrance that may give flat vitality a burst. Yuzu brightens the opening of Élixir de Vie with its hesperidic loveliness and accents of lemon, inexperienced notes, and florals. Yuzu additionally incorporates sides of mandarin and grapefruit, mixing completely with the nice and cozy orange and contemporary woody grapefruit notes claiming house from the darkness of winter.
Tempus Vitae Perfumer Kyle Mott-Kannenberg photograph courtesy of The American Perfumer
On the coronary heart of Tempus Vitae Elixir De Vie are vibrant dives into lemongrass and elemi. What an ingenious tangle of matter and vitality! Perfumer Kyle Mott-Kannenberg does a improbable job capturing the ginger-like freshness of the lemongrass, together with its lemony earthy sweetness. Elixir de Vie appears to think about the swift and enjoyable motion of a springtime breeze and gives it to us to put on as our personal sillage. That sensible motion continues with elemi, a resinous materials historically utilized in incense.
widespread use element of Roman bathtub
Right here, we get the peak and airiness of incense with out the burden, with spicy hints of pine and lemon wrapping a balsamic coronary heart. It dries all the way down to an outdoorsy and invigorating pine containing the strands of thought and feeling that had been woven via the highest and coronary heart notes. Fragrant and inexperienced, the pine accord masterfully created by Kyle Mott-Kannenberg holds on to the citrus freshness, elemi resins, and lovely tonic qualities that so brighten the remainder of the perfume. The dry down provides a rounded woody layer with barely coumarin and fragrant touches. The enjoyable and invigorating dimensions and recurrences of Élixir de Vie are improbable, as they maintain a beautiful movement and capability to brighten and enliven, simply as an ideal spring breeze.
Notes: Yuzu, Orange, Grapefruit, Lemongrass, White Florals, Pine, Elemi
Rachel Ng, Contributor
Disclosure: I obtained a bottle for this assessment, opinions are my very own
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