Labdanum 18Ciste 18 (2006) Eau de Parfum

Labdanum 18 / Ciste 18 (Eau de Parfum) by Le Labo
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Labdanum 18 is a popular perfume by Le Labo for women and was released in 2006. The scent is powdery-animal. It is being marketed by Estēe Lauder Companies.

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Maurice Roucel

Fragrance Notes

Cistus, Civet, Castoreum, Musk, Hawthorn, Vanilla, Birch tar, Cinnamon, Patchouli, Gurjun balsam, Tonka bean



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Bottle 5.0/10 Sillage 5.0/10 Longevity 7.5/10 Scent 6.0/10
Soft, Powdery and Sweet
Labdanum 18 by Le Labo is very powdery, delicate- still, it could be worn by a man who likes sweet powdery scents, like the original Karl Lagerfield cologne for men, but is also ladylike in some ways. I would never buy a full bottle of this myself because I think it is about un par -note wise with... Read more
Sillage 7.5/10 Longevity 7.5/10 Scent 7.0/10
Cuddly Labdanum Amber
The reviews for Le Labo CISTE 18/ LABDANUM 18 are really all over the map, and not without reason: this is an unexpectedly complex perfume. The opening salvo of baby powderish-diaper scent is bound to turn a lot of people off. But shortly thereafter a significant animalic facet emerges, apparently... Read more
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vanilla amber
Cistus labdanum is a classic amber material and has many facets to it. I had hoped that the le Labo minimalist approach would lead to interesting results. Cistus is so rich that even a spare composition using it could have complexity, and cistus can align with so many other materials with... Read more
Sillage 7.5/10 Longevity 7.5/10 Scent 7.0/10
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Glorious incense
Labdanum 18 is yet another fragrance following in the trend of sweet, ambery incense scents. Animalistic, but a little tame too, Labdanum 18 is beautiful. It has that dirtiness and rawness found in fragrances like Oud 27, Rose 31 and Patchouli 24, however this fragrance is much smoother, more... Read more
Labdanum 18
Le Labo's Labdanum 18 is confusing and interesting. It is quite surprising since there is both a very young and "old" feel to it. It smells like talcum power, but at the same time, the use of civet makes it heavier. I like this smell, but not for me. It isnt "young" enough.... Read more


Hermesh 3 years ago
Slightly floral, slightly (background-)woody, slightly animalistic, slightly sweet balsamic. Beautiful and well-balanced.
Bottle 5.0
Sillage 7.5
Longevity 10.0
Scent 8.0

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