I ordered an embarrassingly large amount of perfume with this last update as they all sounded so good!   There were some that I just knew I would regret if I passed on them.    I figured I would break the review posts up three to four reviews per post.  Hope this works for you guys.  I also included photos of the bottles as some folks had requested that.    Enjoy and on to the reviews!

Karkade Summer:Santalum LE-Hibiscus Leaf of Aswan, Sugar Resin, charmingly Aged Nokturne:Santalum (Aromatic Egyptian Sandalwood of the Aswan area) with Egyptian and Indian Black Tea.

Karkade Summer: Santalum

In bottle: Hibiscus leaf…..very green.

Wet on Skin:  I’m getting a slightly spicy black tea with a hint of sandalwood.

Dry on skin:  As it dries down the tea actually gets a bit stronger but the entire oils mellows and softens with the sugar resin.

Verdict: I like this a lot more than I thought I would!   It’s really sexy and I’m super glad I got a bottle as I think age will only make it better!

http://www.nocturnealchemy.com/nkasusale2.html

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Bastet’s Somnolent Summer-Aged Sapphire, Egyptian Sugar Crystals, a drop of soft Apricot Essence Incense, a few drops of Sweet Black Pepper and Vanilla-Amber Incense.

Bastet’s Somnolent Summer LE

In bottle: Powdery and sweet.

Wet on skin: Right at first it smells just a little bit like cola or maybe sassafrass? I think that’s the sugar and black pepper together.

Dry on skin: Wow….this is super sexy! If Dr. Pepper has a risque aunt who always got a little too tipsy at the holiday parties, I image this is what she’d smell like.

Verdict: Oh. Em. Gee. I love it. It’s soooooo gorgeous.

http://www.nocturnealchemy.com/nbasosule.html

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Sphinx X LE-Sphinx is getting the X treatment of beautiful Vanilla Love Crystalline, Kobalt, Crystal and French Vanilla blended into the Permanent Collection scent (PC version available in the Egypt & Her Wonders section): Amber, Milk Chocolate, Sweet Milk, Egyptian Coffee, Nutmeg, Vanilla Bean, Gingerbread, Dark Chocolate, White Amber, Anise and Poppy.

Sphinx X LE

In bottle:Chocolate!Wet on skin:Hmmmm…this is an interesting combination of cocoa and anise. I’m definitely liking this so far.Dry on skin:As it dries down it softens and yet deepens at the same time. I definitely pick up some black tea and hot chocolate? Yeah, it ends up smelling like expensive hot chocolate and yet also like a really pretty perfume.Verdict: As I haven’t tried the CG Sphinx I had no idea what to expect from this. I really like this, it’s a perfectly blended perfume oil…..you know all the different notes are in there, but they just really become one in this blend.

http://www.nocturnealchemy.com/newsphinxxle.html
And thus concludes the last post of my 90 day challenge.   I actually did really well  up until the last week or so.  Yay for me!