Original Santal (2005)

Original Santal by Creed
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Original Santal (Creed)
Original Santal (Creed)
Original Santal (Creed)
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Original Santal is a perfume by Creed for men and was released in 2005. The scent is spicy-oriental. It is still in production.

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Olivier Creed

Fragrance Notes

Top Notes Top NotesOrange tree absolute, Jamaican ginger
Heart Notes Heart NotesLavender, Peppermint, Rosemary, Juniper berry
Base Notes Base NotesMysore sandalwood, Virginia cedar, Vanilla absolute, Thai benzoin, Ambergris, Tonkin musk



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Submitted by Kankuro, last update on 21.06.2017
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Sillage 8.0/10 Longevity 8.0/10 Scent 8.5/10
Lost Love Found
The previous review of Original Santal reminded me I hadn't transferred mine from "Sniff Fest - Hubby's Collection" in the forum to the database. 9/22/15 The first time I went to a Creed counter and smelled the men’s perfumes, one caused such a reaction I’ll let my alter ego... Read more
Bottle 9.0/10 Sillage 7.0/10 Longevity 8.0/10 Scent 8.0/10
The Trail Of The Mystic Asia - Creed Original Santal
This is my first review of a perfume, hope all goes well. Will appreciate your feedback. I was introduced to the niche side of perfumery via the Green Irish Tweed ( which i will also review later on ) and immediately became a devout Creed perfumes follower, Santal is my second foray into this... Read more
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Greatly helpful Review    4
Unoriginal & non-santal
Trying not to be judgemental here, but Original Santal by Creed is really a depressing fragrance given the price and the pretenses it has. I can accept the fact there is no (I mean: no!) sandalwood here, and obviously no “original” sandalwood therefore, but even putting that aside, it smells... Read more
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Helpful Review    5
Question authority
Creed engender devotees as often as they do conspiracy theorists.  People either seem to fall for the story or they mistrust it.  Other than Irisia, which I am partial to, I haven't found a Creed that I enjoy.  Though Creed's marketing schtick is particularly ludicrous and pretentious, is it... Read more
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Scent 10.0/10
Helpful Review    3
What Autumn Smells Like
The color contrast of the bottle are like warm harvest tones. This is how I imagine the transition of summer and autumn smells. Original Santal is relative of Eau de Baux by L'Occitane... only spicier, more balmy and vanillic. Both share a smooth, warm and pleasurable sandalwood base.


horridfrag 9 months ago
An exceptionally faithful rendition on Mysore Sandalwood, made upscale with the interplay of Vanilla, Cinnamon and Amber in its background.

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