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Black Phoenix Alchemy Lab Halloweenies Golletes Perfume Oil Review

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A few years ago I wrote an article entitled Touches of Fall. In my long babbling post I gave you some details about “the Lab” aka Black Phoenix Alchemy Lab, I hope today you might revisit that post by clicking here if you are not familiar with the brand.

You may wonder why I’m directing you to the post.

Well, I recently got my haul of Halloweenie Perfume Oils from the Lab and I wanted to share a few reviews with you but if you never heard of Black Phoenix Alchemy Lab (BPAL) you might be a little confused how to purchase, what the product is, etc….the article I’ve directed to you covers alot of aspects of the company, what they sell, etc…..this will help when you jump ahead to read my review.

Halloween is near and dear to my heart and every year I look forward to the Lab’s release of Halloweenie Perfume Oils.

Today I’ll be reviewing Golletes for you!

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Down the Rabbit Hole: The Muse’s Fav Alice in Wonderland Curiosities and Beauty Picks

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The Muse is a big time literary geek and one of fav books is Through the Looking Glass but of course I’d like to sit here and tell you about my great love of the book but even I can admit I simply want to see Alice in Wonderland because of the Johnny Depp…who doesn’t?

With the introduction of Alice in Wonderland being adapted to the big screen we get flooded with an absurd amount of merchandise and most important fun beauty bits and bobs.

Here’s some of my top beauty picks (and some not beauty related) to celebrate the release of Alice in Wonderland today!

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BPAL: News from the Lab

Just a friendly little reminder about BPAL!

The New Atomic Luau Lounge oils are being removed on the 23rd of April so now might be a good time to place an order!

It’s rare BPAL does blends like this which are fruity in nature so if you’re seeking a beautifully fruity, summery blend you might want to check these out!

I ordered the entire Bar series which included:

Blue Fire: A papaya, blueberry, lemongrass, and gin blend!
Golden Wave: A tangerine, gin, passion fruit, guava, and tonic blend!
Rangoon Riptide: A pineapple, mandarin orange, raspberry, passion fruit and rum blend!
Screeching Parrot: A rum, apricot, pineapple, pink lime, and ginger blend!
Te Po: A Jamaican Rum, almond, orange, sugar, lime, mint, black cherry blend!
Upa Upa: A rum, coconut, pineapple, vanilla blend!

They all sound quite yummie and I’m eagerly awaiting their arrival! The Collection ends on April 23rd as I mentioned above so you might want to wander on and grab a few or all!

I also ordered several sets from the Stardust series as I haven’t had a chance to try out two of the blends from the collection which are Fairy Wine and Fairy Market. Eager for those two to complete my collection!

Anyway a little BPAL babblings for those of you that adore the Lab as much as I do!

Clueless about BPAL?

Click over here for my introduction on what BPAL is, where you can buy it, etc…!

Cheers!

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Black Phoenix Alchemy Lab Halloween Haul

I got one of my orders from Bpal today! Please have a look at my prior blogs on BPAL here and here for further information prior to reading this blog so you aren’t too confused icon wink

The Pumpkin Patch Set
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The new labels are delightful on this set of oils! Very cute! All smelled as great as last year! The Murder of Crow Imp smells like dish liquid soap to me but aside from that the rest are yummie Pumpkin goodness!

Number 1 is vying for first place as my favorite! The fruity tartness of the pear and pumpkin blend together in perfect harmony!

Number 2 I’m loving least! *burp* The tobacco kills the entire blend in my humblest opinion. It’s wearable but not nearly as good as it’s brothers!

Number 3 is chocolate pumpkin overload with a good dry down scent of creamy fruit!

Number 4 is too green for me! Another loser in the batch! It’s wearable but way to earthy for me to enjoy. Not getting much pumpkin in it!

Number 5 Is all vanilla goodness to me mixed up with yummie pumpkin! The perfect fall scent!

The Perilous Parlor. Libra and Sugar Skull
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The Perilous Parlor is part of the Haunted House Collection and is divine! It’s a boozy pear smell heavy on the vanilla and purely perfect in all ways! I think I need a backup bottle of this gem!

Libra is quite gorgeous as well! Fruity and Floral!

Sugar Skull is pretty much identical to last year with maybe a little more of a heavy hand on the sugar! This is one of my favorite scents and I adore when it’s released around Halloween!

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Black Phoenix Alchemy Lab Halloween Blends

With the new moon comes new perfume blends and of course it comes right on time to compliment tomorrow’s lunar eclipse!

The goblins have been mighty busy at the Lab and have concocted an array of scary little treats to make your blood curl!

The Trading Post has been equally busy creating it’s Halloween Trick or Treat perfume oil blends as well!

I explained the Lab in a prior blog do check it out prior to reading this one!

I believe I’m shivering with fright…errr…I mean excitement at the prospect of all the goodies that await us at the Lab this Halloween season!

The Newest Halloween Blends are cut into three categories.

The first which is simply entitled “Halloween Blends”. Lucky enough for me nothing is too appealing on this list as most of the blends are very earthy, herbal, or floral blends!

If you’re the type of girl that loves a dark scent this category be for you!

All Souls 2007

All Souls makes a reappearance year after year and of course each year it has a tiny touch of difference from the year before as no two scents are created equal!

The Lab describes it as An incense blend that invokes the higher qualities of mercy and compassion, mingled with the soft, sugared currant scent of offertory soul cakes.

Bonfire Night

Bonfire Night is an entirely new blend for the Lab and has never been introduced prior to this year! The Lab describes it as Beer, woodsmoke, tar, and treacle.

The Death of Autumn

Another new blend! The Lab describes it as Dark amber, dead leaves, khus, saffron, bitter clove, chrysanthemum, camellia, galangal, and a drop of oud.

Dia De Los Muertos 2007 (Day of the Dead)

A blend that makes an appearance almost ever year and revisits to torture and torment! The Lab describes it as funeral bouquets, the candies, chocolates, foods and tobacco of the ofrenda, amaranth, sweet cactus blossom and desert cereus.

October

Yet another new blend! The Lab describes it as Dry, cold autumn wind. A rustle of red leaves, a touch of smoke and sap in the air.

Samhain 2007

Another old friend that visits almost ever year! The Lab describes it as damp woods, fir needle, and black patchouli with the gentlest touches of warm pumpkin, clove, nutmeg, allspice, sweet red apple and mullein.

Samhainiphobia 2007

Again, a visitor from the past that is knock knock knocking at our chamber door! The Lab describes it as Menacing Haitian vetiver, patchouli, and clove with a shock of bourbon geranium, grim oakmoss, and dread-inspiring balsams pierce the innocuous scent of autumn leaves.

Sugar Skull 2007

Last but never least in my book another old friend that the Muse purchases each and every year….The Lab describes it as A blend of five sugars, lightly dusted with candied fruits.

Personally I’ll only be purchasing Sugar Skull 2007 from this lot the others are way too dark, earthy, and generally gross smelling to my nose!

The second category is entitled Halloween Blends: The Haunted House. This category appeals very little to me as well sadly but hey…money saved! All blends in this collection are brand new and have never been released prior to this year!

The Atrocious Attic
Described as sugared nectar of carnivorous blooms, putrefying wet greenery, oozing sap, crushed rosary peas, withered climbing roses, and nightshade berries.

The Lurid Library
Described as The incense-tinged scent of forbidden tomes and the musk-laden remnants of infernal servants.

The Perilous Parlor
Described as soft white pear and sweet vanilla.

The Twisted Oak Tree
Described as Blackened, rotted oak wood blanketed in moss and choked by a cloak of grasping ivy.

Lastly an old favorite of mine The Pumpkin Patch 2007 Set! As described in another blog of mine this is a great little set if you’ve never tried anything from Black Phoenix Alchemy Lab perfume! The blends in this set are truly a lovely little piece of Halloween and Fall! Some of these are revisited in a different format than prior blends and I’m not entirely sure if I am going to enjoy these variations as some sound a bit floral!

The Pumpkins can be purchased together as a set or solely.

They include the following perfume oil blends:

Pumpkin I
Pumpkin with pear, white wine grapes, and jasmine-laced tea.

Pumpkin II
Pumpkin with tobacco, champa flower, carnation, and tonka.

Pumpkin III
Pumpkin with white chocolate, caramel, pomegranate, and cream.

Pumpkin IV
Pumpkin with cactus blossom, sage, and sweetgrass.

Pumpkin V
Pumpkin with benzoin, bourbon vanilla, lemon peel, neroli, blood orange, and red ginger.

If you purchase the pumpkins as a set they’ll also include an imp of a special oil entitled the Murder of Crows.

The Lab describes it as Sleek iris and verbena, grey amber, benzoin, davana, and glossy herbs.

The Halloween Blends are on sale and available for order up until November 10th. They will be than taken down and may or may not return next year as blends do change and rotate year to year!

I’m excited that the Lab’s Trading Post has brought back it’s Trick or Treat Limited Edition perfume blends! These are something the muse wants to get her hands on!

The Tricks aren’t as appealing as the Treats so the Muse really wants to get her hands on some Treats!

The Treats

Sugar-slathered Candied Apple With a dollop of caramel!

Marshmallow Poof A gooey mound of white fluffiness! And yes, it is vegan!

Pumpkin Cheesecake Graham crackery and cream cheesy! Cinnamon brown sugary! Just a little carroty!

The Tricks

Egg’d Mailbox! Fresh egg, just starting to warm nicely in the sun!

Pumpkin Smash! Pumpkin pulp, beeswax candles, smoke, asphalt, and beer!

TP’d Trees! Cypress, oak, and pine covered in 2-ply!

And finally a special edition that’s neither trick or treat!

Spiked Punch Chunky fruit punch with a generous splash of booze!

These are on sale until October 10th and the chances of a revisit are slim to zero so get them while the going is good! Meaning they are highly limited edition!

It appears the Lab is boiling up tons of goodies in it’s cauldron for this upcoming Halloween!

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