Heretic Parfum

Pistil Whip

$165

100% Natural Eau de Parfum

Late one night, Douglas was walking from the subway to his studio in Brooklyn and was mugged at gun point.  After he surrendered his wallet, he was pistol-whipped and left in a heap.  After he recovered from this traumatizing incident he experienced something called olfactory hallucination and for weeks after the event woke up to the smell of tuberose and gardenia, but the flowers were no where to be found.  

After he saw a few doctors, he learned that traumatic events, especially physical ones, can trigger scent-based hallucinations.  It eventually went away but he experience stuck with him and became the inspiration for this scent.  A play on words, Pistil Whip is an explosion of lush florals that collapse into peppery smoke and mysterious notes of black tea.  The top of the fragrance is a spicy combination of pink pepper and ripe bergamot.  At its heart lie tuberose absolute, violet leaf and tiarre flower, and the base is rooted in deep, grassy vetiver and the smoky finish of lapsang souchong absolute.

TOP: Pink Pepper, Bergamot
MIDDLE: Tuberose, Tiarra, Violet Leaf
BASE: Vetiver, Lapsang Souchong Absolute

Rich • Creamy • Floral

Ingredients:

Organic non-gmo sugar cane alcohol, triethyl citrate, linalool, pogostemon cablin (patchouli) oil, coriandrum sativum (coriander) fruit oil, coriandrum sativum extract and cinnamomum camphora, linalooliferum extract, phenethyl alcohol, benzoic acid, benzyl acetate, cananga odorata (ylang ylang) flower oil, vetiveria zizanoides (vetiver) root extract, vanillin, rosa centifolia flower extract, gamma-undecalactone, delta-decalactone, petitgrain sur fleur, schinus terebinthifolia (pink pepper) fruit extract, jasminum grandiflorum (jasmine) flower extract, polyanthes tuberosa (tuberose) extract, citrus ladaniferus (labdanum) leaf/stem extract, myroxylon pereirae (balsam peru) resin, viola odorata (violet) leaf extract, ethyl benzoate, lapsang souchong oil, gardenia taitensis (tiare) flower oil.

This fragrance contains 100% natural essential oils and/or naturally derived materials as defined by ISO standard 9235 aromatic natural raw materials vocabulary.

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