Diptyque Orpheon Eau de Parfum It is a powdery, musky, subtle scent that can be worn close to the skin. Jasmine flowers deep in the background, giving it a generalized sense floralcy. I wish I had more to say–this was a simpler scent journey and perfect for those who prefer scents that don’t change much over time! These are the notes.
- Notes at the top: juniper berries
- Heart notes jasmine
- Base notes Cedar, tonka bean, and cedar have powdery notes
It opened with the bite of juniper berries–crisp, cool, and pine-like–with vanilla to back it up, offering a subtle sweetness before jasmine bloomed sweetly in the background. After 10 minutes of the perfume settling on my skin, the powder began to show up. It gave it a musky, powdery characteristic that seemed almost to overpower other notes. Everything that was in the opening became vague and diffused, which resulted in them losing their nuance and coming across as a more generic “clean” scent.
Orpheon felt linear on my skin. It had a subtle jasmine undercurrent and was dominated by vanilla powdery musk. The woods were losing out by…