Fall Collections 2007

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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Fall Collection Photos

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Enjoy!

Urban Decay Matte vs. Shine Collection

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Nars Modern Oddessy Collection
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Givenchy’s Camaflouge Chic Collection
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Bourjois Paris Fall Color Collection
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Urban Decay Liquid Liners

I spy with my little eye something new from Urban Decay!

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Dare I say I’m excited about these little liners (when am I NOT excited by cosmetics right?).

I was adding things into my cart like a little demon earlier after hearing about the sale and I came across these new liners! Oh my the very my!

These come in the same bottle as the lip stain (which I dearly love by the very way!) that was released winter of last year. I’m duly impressed with the variety of colors they are offering in this nifty little liner! 12 in all it appears!

I do believe some of the colors promise sparkle too!

These be on the wish list maties!

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Givenchy Fall Collection 2007 Prisme Again! Secret Blush Quartet Restocked

If by slim chance you happened to have been struck by lighting or living under a rock and didn’t get a chance to order Givenchy’s newest blush you can safely set your lems to rest and run (really really really fast) as quickly as your little legs will carry you over to Sephora.com!

It appears the blush has been restocked and how long it remains available is anyone’s guess! But you can be sure the Muse ordered hers before she was shut out in the cold again yearning for a blush that’s been out of stock since first appearing on the site 3 weeks ago!

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Bath and Body Works Fall & Winter 2007 Collections

I got a sneak peak at what’s ahead for Bath and Body Works and I’m doing a little jig in excitement!

I can’t help but get a bit excited at the prospect of new 3 in 1 temptation shower gels! I’ve collected myself a nice little stockpile of these during the Summer sale and I think I might love ‘em even more than Philosophy’s 3 in 1′s!

Just a few of the bottles I snagged during the Summer sales! There are more but we wouldn’t want you to see how diseased I really am now would we?
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Last year, Twisted Peppermint was quite a RAVE for the Muse! So much so that she ended up squirreling away bottles and bottles and bottles, did I mention bottles? and bottles of it! It was thee most delightful blend of vanilla and peppermint candy cane that the Muse truly enjoyed indulging in! The best part about Twisted Peppermint is it not only made the perfect winter pampering treat but it also carried into Summer as wonderful cooling experience!

The last few of what remains from the Muse’s stash of Twisted Peppermint! icon sad
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This year it appears they are adding to the Twisted Peppermint collection a body spray! Oh my! Lotion, Shower Gel, and Scrubs wasn’t enough they had to tempt me with body spray too! I can picture myself come December calling up everyone I know in New York and screaming at them to PLEASE for the LOVE of God and all things HOLY get me some of that Twisted Peppermint and ship it over to England as soon as possible (I’ll be in the UK for Christmas)!

Flipping through the catalog I also happened to come across some other very interesting items! Spicy Gum Drop! Oh My! And what’s this…Chocolate Mint! This should be illegal!

The somewhat bad news is that the Fall line up looks kinda sorta similar to last year! Pecan Pie is sticking around, Pumpkins on Parade is coming back, and…..drum roll please……Cherry Pie is making it’s debut! Cherry Pie looks divine!

Looks like it’s going to be a sweet Fall and Winter if Bath and Body Works Temptation line will be sharing your shower with you!

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