Posted by Felicia M Hazzard 25 June, 2012

Noblesse Luxe Publishing
"Redefining the High Life"

Natural Fragrance

                                 SECRET GARDEN by Aftelier Perfume
                                              The Key to the Scent of Life


   I open the gate to the summer season with a fragrance that was inspired by a novel set in the early twentieth century.

   It is a story about hope, courage and healing and in order to get these promises one must be brave and open the gate with the key.

  The key to life.

  Every time I read the book and watch the adapted television versions, I imagine how it must feel to finally see the garden transform into a lush, breathing and color place full of hope, courage and healing.

  Of course, this is a fictional story but you can always breath the essences of those amazing scents flowing through the air all day and night if you are Mandy Aftel who creates these aspiring scents in her boutique.

  I had this journey when I came across a beautiful spring and summer fragrance by Aftelier Perfumes.

  SECRET GARDEN, the fragrance is inspired by the book, The Secret Garden by Frances Hodgson Burnett.

  As I opened my sample of SECRET GARDEN Eau de Parfum Spray, I began to realize what it felt like to open up a whole new world of adventure captured by the lavish living organisms that keep us coming back for more adventure.

  I entered the SECRET GARDEN Eau de Parfum and I was welcomed by the cluster of roses, the sweetness of the nectar succumbed by the honey bees and the richness of raspberries that leaves the dark red stain on the lips.

  Suddenly I felt like the girl in the book, I was awaken and alive and the spellbinding scent of jasmine sambac swept me off my feet like the cascading birds in the garden as they landed on the posts of the garden gate.

  SECRET GARDEN by Aftelier Perfumes allows you to enter the garden as a child and after you experience the aroma, you leave as an adult with an understanding that anything is possible if you believe.

  SECRET GARDEN Eau de Parfum is the key to a grand future.

  INGREDIENTS: Top Notes: Bergamot, Bois de Rose, Geraniol, Blood Orange

                         Middle Notes: Jasmine Sambac, Raspberry (compound isolate), Turkish Rose, Blue Lotus

                         Base NotesCivet, Castoreum, Vanilla, *Deer Tongue, Benzoin, Aged Patchouli  

   PURCHASE: www.aftelier.com 

   Eau de Parfum Spray 30ml $150.00 US
   1/4 oz $150.00 US
   2ml mini $45.00 US
   1/4 ml Sample $6.00


   PHOTO: Eau de Parfum Spray 30 ml courtesy of Aftelier Perfumes;picture of garden courtesy of www.lakesuperiortheatre.com 



   F.H.                      

 

  

1 Responses to

  1. mandy Says:
  2. What a wonderful review, thank you so much Felicia!
    xo Mandy

     

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