Helpful Review 2
Aria in #F.
Aria is full of rich sandalwood, chocolaty herbal patchouli, and cardamom giving it a minty cool aromatic feel. In my wearing the minty presence isnt bothersome to me, but it may give modern noses fits as they are more calibrated to sweeter scents, rather than a true oriental nature.
The sandalwood grows and a gentle floral unfurls under the woody scent. Rose harmonizes with the earthy patchouli and brings this fragrance together. I detect a real vanilla in the base.
This reminds me of scents like Lubin's Galaad in that aeromatic fresh woody natural scent. I will add Aria has an ancient thread dwelling within it and is not meant to be instep with modern designer scents. Its a look back with amazing raw ingredients such as real sandalwood, patchouli and cardamom. Its sad our modern noses has adjusted to so many synthetics to the point the natural essence is offensive to some fragrance enthusiasts. This is a very chemistry driven scent, so try a sample for yourself as every wearing I feel will be different for each person.
It worked for me and I enjoy these types of scents.