Escentric Molecules Escentric 02

Escentric Molecules Escentric 02 review
Escentric Molecules Escentric 02 review

A FORMULA

Escentric Molecules fragrances are presented in binary pairs. Each pair explores the qualities of one aroma-molecule in two different ways.

The Escentric fragrance in each pair focuses on an exceptional aroma-molecule. The other ingredients in the formula are chosen to enhance this aroma-molecule, amplifying its key qualities.

The Molecule fragrance in each pair takes a radically minimalist approach. It contains no odorants other than the aroma-molecule, pure and singular.

The Escentric Molecules 02 series explores the ambroxan molecule. This is the man made version of the real ambroxan found in ambergris, as the real thing is costly to extract and is rare. Google ambergris if you don’t know what it is. You’re probably in for a surprise. Here I have Escentric 02 to open my mind. To enhance ambroxan, it contains orris, elderflower extract and hedione (green jasmine bud).

On the open spray, it’s quite fresh, clean and slightly overpowering. It does have that gin and tonic smell with a citrus twist, and kind of makes me want a Hendrick’s and tonic. It’s like I can taste it. When it dries down, it’s the opposite – warm, subtle sensuality and calm. It’s quite captivating. No gin and tonic whatsoever. I wouldn’t say this is like a perfume that leaves a trail, it’s more like a my skin but better smell. One of those where people can smell it when they’re up close or gives you a hug.

When I had thought it had disappeared, others could smell it. Exciting in it’s own way. I can’t really put a timeframe because of this but can say it is long lasting on the skin! I’ve worn this with other perfumes and it helps lift and enhance those perfumes. Oh I feel like a scientist.

I’m really not sure what I think of it. It is growing on me though. I’m still perplexed by this but really intrigued and would still wear it. I must admit, it was hard writing this post up, but it’s one of those where you have to try it out with an open mind.

This is designed to be for both men and women so don’t fear it being too feminine nor too manly. It’s neither. This is the travel size refill. It also comes in 100ml. You can read more on Escentric Molecules.

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36 Comments

  1. Anonymous
    29th September 2016 / 7:52 am

    I love unisex perfume and I love the smell of gin and tonic, so refreshing.

  2. 29th September 2016 / 8:12 am

    Wow, this is such an informative one and nice review as well. I'm also fond of perfume, and I'll surely check this out. Thank you for sharing!

  3. Hannah Green
    29th September 2016 / 10:14 am

    I am yet to try this range, but I am hearing more and more about them. Would be interesting to get the chance to smell it x

  4. Joanna Victoria -x
    29th September 2016 / 10:24 am

    I've not heard of this range before I'd love to have a chance at smelling it to see if it is my sort of scent.

  5. Sarah-Louise Bailey
    29th September 2016 / 11:30 am

    Ohh I've not heard of this range before, I do love trying different perfumes though and I would definitely be up for smelling this one. x

  6. Stressed Mum
    29th September 2016 / 12:37 pm

    I have never heard of this range before, but I do love new perfumes, so would love to try it one day x

  7. Beautykinguk
    29th September 2016 / 2:18 pm

    Rachel has this and it is stunning, I think I prefer 01 to this one though.

  8. Mia Foo
    29th September 2016 / 3:16 pm

    i've never heard of this brand before, but its concept sound so interesting! i wish i can smell the scent through your words though.

  9. Emma Julia
    29th September 2016 / 3:43 pm

    Oh I love your descrption of how long the perfume lasts for – it sounds like me to a T!

  10. Charli Bruce
    29th September 2016 / 3:45 pm

    I have never heard of this brand before but I do love a good perfume. This one sounds really enticing through what you've written and I really want to give it a smell xx

  11. Christine Dodd
    29th September 2016 / 4:10 pm

    This is a new one on me – I love the way you describe the aromas – very evocative!

  12. Rhian Westbury
    29th September 2016 / 10:55 pm

    I've never tried this before but just the mention of gin and tonic makes me want to give it a smell x

  13. Fred Hawson
    30th September 2016 / 12:29 am

    It is really difficult to promote perfumes online because we need the sense of smell. The reaction of perfume is skin is also essential.

  14. Louise Joy
    30th September 2016 / 1:05 am

    This sounds quite nice actually, I stil don't know what perfumes do and don't suit me so I'd have to try this x

  15. beautyqueenuk
    30th September 2016 / 9:23 am

    I am a big fan of this one but I do prefer 01 x

  16. Stella Olojola
    30th September 2016 / 10:45 am

    No I haven't but I would love to. Love the packaging.

  17. Dannii Martin
    30th September 2016 / 11:08 am

    I haven't heard of this one before, but I always love trying new perfume to find something new.

  18. Franc
    30th September 2016 / 11:59 am

    I like that it has a citrus twist in it. It's much more fresher on the scent.

  19. Amy Deverson
    30th September 2016 / 1:48 pm

    I've never heard of this before but it sounds interesting – I love trying new fragrances!

  20. Saminu Abass Ola
    30th September 2016 / 2:24 pm

    As many has said above, I have not also heard about this product before. It will be nice giving a try. Thanks for sharing

  21. Baby Isabella
    30th September 2016 / 5:49 pm

    It sounds very scientific! My mummy likes to smell her own perfume so would want the smell to have staying power and would be worried others could smell it and she'd be immune! Sounds intriguing though x

  22. Melanie Ed
    30th September 2016 / 7:31 pm

    This sounds like and interesting scented product. Love the inclusion of the science part 😉

  23. Hannah Heartss
    1st October 2016 / 9:35 am

    I always hear good things about this but I've never given it a sniff!

  24. Abracadabra Girl
    1st October 2016 / 1:11 pm

    I've heard a lot about these molecule perfumes I I want to try them out! K x

  25. Cattitude & Co.
    1st October 2016 / 1:16 pm

    I've never heard of this, but it sounds great!

  26. Tiffany Yong W.T.
    1st October 2016 / 5:10 pm

    This is interesting. A scent suitable for both men and women. think I will go test it out myself to see if I like it!

  27. Laura's Fashion Essentials
    2nd October 2016 / 3:55 am

    I like the scent and I noticed how different can be on two distinct individuals (sisters to be more specific) 🙂

  28. Talonted Lex
    2nd October 2016 / 7:42 am

    I've wanted to try this for ages, it sounds so intriguing!

  29. Annie Bean
    2nd October 2016 / 10:14 am

    Never ever heard of this before. Sounds super interesting though might have to give it a try.

  30. 3rd October 2016 / 2:26 am

    I wonder where I can test this out here in Manila? I'd like to smell it for myself!

  31. Candice Nikeia
    3rd October 2016 / 3:06 am

    I smelt these fragrances at a store today and they are amazing! I really want one now!

    xoxo, Candice
    http://www.candicenikeia.com

  32. Elizabeth O.
    3rd October 2016 / 6:11 am

    I haven't tried this brand of perfume before. It sounds like a really good perfume especially for the season.

  33. Bhushavali N
    5th October 2016 / 1:01 pm

    I am a sucker for jasmine aroma. Its so mesmerizing. I'm sure this would smell great!!

  34. mail4rosey
    6th October 2016 / 2:00 pm

    That's interesting that the scent changes so much when its wet, lol I like to find a good fragrance…makes me happy.

  35. The Made Up Maiden
    6th October 2016 / 2:21 pm

    These sounds very fancy indeed…I do like unisex fragrances, I find that they generally last longer on the skin than typically female fragrances!

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