Aromatics Elixir (1971) Eau de Toilette

Aromatics Elixir (Eau de Toilette) by Clinique
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Aromatics Elixir (Eau de Toilette) is a popular perfume by Clinique for women and was released in 1971. The scent is chypre-floral. Projection and longevity are above-average. It is still in production.

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Perfumer

Bernard Chant

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Scent

8.0 (11 Ratings)

Longevity

8.6 (12 Ratings)

Sillage

8.4 (12 Ratings)

Bottle

7.2 (13 Ratings)
Submitted by WiB, last update on 24.06.2019

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Aromatics Elixir (Eau de Toilette)

This is a variant of the perfume Aromatics Elixir (Perfume) by Clinique, which differs in concentration.
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Mother Earth's scent
If the Great Mother Earth had a scent, surely it could be this one. It's a true herbs elixir with a fortified texture and a strong and very earthy sillage. Born in the revolutionary 70es, it seems to be an invitation to a more natural and simpler lifestyle. However, its strong sillage made this scent not so "flower power", but very ladylike, although its hidden wildness. There aren't half measures with this freagrance: you love it or it isn't at all your cup of tea.
In my memories, this scent is linked to my aunt : she usually didn't wear any makeup and didn't love too heavy fragrance, but this one, oddly, was its signature fragrance .
The first time I tested on my skin this scent I didn't like it.: too earthy and "dirty" for my Young tastes.
Nowadays I like it so much mainly in the colder season , to me it could be the perfect fall scent.
The chamomile notes and the aromatic bouquet , made of many herb, is noticeable and strong, giving a very particular character to this scent, maybe the only one in the perfumery panorama. But the main actor of this composition is the patchouli: deep, strong, bitter, almost masculine, wild, very earthy and fortified. It gives to this scent all the characteristics of a herb extract.
This powerful "natural bpomb" is contained in a very simple and minimal bottle .
Aromatics elixir is a great classic of the contemporary perfumery and, to me, a must have for evry collector.
It seems to suggest (paraphrasing the famous hippies' words) : "Put herbs in your cannons!"

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Jazzy76 7 months ago
Intense, earthy, fortified: it's the Mother earth's scent. Noticeable herbal notes with a generous patchouli dose. Very strong sillage.+1
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