Oliban by Keiko Mecheri
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Oliban is a popular perfume by Keiko Mecheri for women and was released in 2004. The scent is woody-smoky. It is still in production.

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Fragrance Notes

Frankincense, Caramel, Virginia tobacco, Brazilian rosewood, Rose, Jasmine, Ambergris, Tonka bean

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Scent

7.6 (79 Ratings)

Longevity

7.7 (62 Ratings)

Sillage

6.5 (56 Ratings)

Bottle

7.7 (55 Ratings)
Submitted by DonVanVliet, last update on 12.05.2020.
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A Seductive Frankincense Perfume
"Olibanum" is another name for frankincense, and Keiko Mecheri OLIBAN is a seductive frankincense perfume. Not that there was any need to go out on a fact-finding mission to be able to report that incense is by far the central note of OLIBAN...

Tobacco and rose mingle playfully with the deep amber smokiness, but this perfume is mostly about incense embellished. Upon application, I thought that this was going to be one of a handful of pretty good incense compositions (two of which I already own). However, OLIBAN becomes deeper and more ambery as it dries down, offering a much more sensual and addictive elixir in the end.

Oriental lovers should definitely give OLIBAN a big sniff! This is my favorite so far of the Keiko Mecheri collection, the perfumes of which I'm finding use notes of extremely high quality. It is also quite clear that this house (unlike some unnamed niche houses...) takes sillage and longevity seriously--as well they should! I heartily recommend OLIBAN to men and women alike for wintertime wear.

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