October 29, 2015

Black Phoenix Alchemy Lab Apple Cider Perfume Oil Review

Black Phoenix Alchemy Lab Apple Cider Perfume Oil

Ahh apple cider! I personally hate the taste but I like the smell and I love the idea of it because you know I’m a Fall fan girl. Black Phoenix Alchemy Lab Apple Cider Perfume Oil is one of the limited edition Halloweenies 2015 Perfume Oils that launched and I quickly snatched it up because lord knows I’m so not averse to smell like a batch of hot, spicy slightly crisp Apple Cider.

You know for a Lab blend this is kind of generic smelling but that’s not a bad thing! I expected something a little more richer and truer to apple cider smell from the Lab but to me this smells like a generic oil of sorts that many E-tailers might use.

But as I said that isn’t a bad thing!

In the bottle it’s a very fruity blast! There’s a bit of apple at first sniff with a spicy kick but if someone blindfolded you and told you, “Smell this, what is it?!” you’d likely have a hard time saying anything but…”hmmm it smells sweet with a little spice!”

I don’t do you get the apple notes at all from the bottle.

First application, wet on skin, there’s a lot more sweet, juicy fruit! There’s apple but again not a true crunchy, crisp apple scent. As it dries down you get a mulled spices sort of thing going on with apple becoming a little more clearer. After about an hour the scent develops more and begins to smell like a warmer cider.

It kinda reminds me of something Bath & Body Works would put out! It’s interesting that’s for sure and quite pleasant to my nose but I expected a more complex blend from our friends at the Lab so I’m going to say you might be able to safely skip this one kids!

Tried it?

Do share!

Black Phoenix Alchemy Lab Apple Cider Perfume Oil is available now at blackphoenixalchemylab.com.

I purchased this item.

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  • Brooke Jones

    Yaaaaaaaaay!!! I was SO hoping you would review this one. After reading this I think I am going to pass I hauled the Carmel Apple Cider from Purplecat and it is pretty damn good

    • Isabella Muse

      You don’t need it! LOL 🙂 save you a little money 🙂 NO NO NO most important before anything else, what did you think of Raven’s Blend!?

      • Brooke Jones

        GIRL! It is amazing! Thank you so much for the recommendation! You were right…as you always are!! And have you tried her Cherry Bomb? Aaaaaaahhhhhh! So good! Email me about your SS haul when you can catch a breath! I am dying to hear what you got and what you thought about it.

        • Isabella Muse

          haha yayyyyy! My pleasure 😀 I have it is lovely! I love cherry anything so I was on that 😀 I will! I owe you a few emails also want to tell you about some new perfumes I tried you might like lol! I want to spend your monies or at least help you spend it lol!

      • Brooke Jones

        He he he! See…this is why I love you! The important stuff first! GIRL! I LOVE that stuff! Thank you for recommending it to me you were right…as you always are! Aaaaannnnndddd have you tried her Cherry Bomb? It is straight up Cherry Icee! So so so good. When you catch a breath email me about your SS haul…I want to hear all about it!!
        Hugs and Happiest of Halloweens to you dear!!

        • Isabella Muse

          right backatcha 😀 Awwwww <3! xoxoxoxo! I have! It's gorgeoussssssssss! I WILL! I'm loving SS! When is the second Fall release?! She/or he said there would be two! Happy Halloween xoxoxoxoxo!

          • Brooke Jones

            Oops! Sorry for the double post! My iPad is so glitchy!! YES tell me all about new perfumes I need!! As we are scent twins, you may help me spend Mr. Jones’ money all day long. From what I can tell at SS, they are forgoing/combining the second release with Winter and it will be at the end of this month. I will research that for us and let you know. I REFUSE to miss out on that whipped soap! LOL! Also, I need some Universal Voodoo in my life so let me know your picks.

          • Isabella Muse

            Oh no worries sorry delayed reply yet again! OMG let me tell you Lush Frozen is divine! Review coming up tonight. Smells like a sophisticated fruit loops blend! And very strong too! LOL I love spending your savings haha! awesome! That’s cool. Also did you take advantage of the cocoa pink sell!? They have lush dupes! 😀 OH YES YES EVERYTHING UNIVERSAL VOODOO! EVERYTHING! Tod is a wizard with blends! He is amazingggggggggggggggggggg! Seriously, nothing of his is bad 😀 I wish he did perfumes! He did a honey roast soap bar for me once and it was so divine but he’s never ventured into bath and body/fragrances 🙁 it saddens me so!

  • Lulubelle

    My BPAL Halloween order arrived today, so happy! I got La Femme de Satan and Blood and Judgment So Well Commedled. Both are lovely and so well blended that it’s hard to detect individual notes, although I can tell the red currant in La Femme. Blood and Judgement captures the soft leather/suede aspect very well and is quite soothing.

    • Isabella Muse

      yay 🙂 I didn’t get either of those but the red currant has my ears perking 😀