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Black Opium by YSL

Black Opium Perfume
By YVES SAINT LAURENT FOR WOMEN

 Black Opium by Yves Saint Laurent Perfume. In 2014 Yves Saint Laurent launched Black Opium for women, an addictive scent that lives up to its name. Sniff this gem throughout the day to experience its layers, from the fruity top notes of pear and orange blossom to the bitter coffee and sweet blend of jasmine and vanilla. Complex and compulsive, this intoxicating combination creates a fragrance that is bright and energetic. Spritz it on for a first date or any occasion that requires an air of mystery and intrigue.

2015 Best New Female Fragrance by the Fragrance Foundation and Allure Best of Beauty award winner.

With a glam rock aesthetic, this addictive gourmand floral entices with notes of black coffee for a shot of adrenaline, white florals to instantly seduce, and vanilla for sweetness and sensuality. Playing on the incongruity between the bitterness of the coffee bean accord, an ingredient never used before in such a high quantity in a feminine fragrance and radiant white flowers, BLACK OPIUM gives a sensation of light-headedness, bordering on ecstasy.

First there is the wake-up call. The coffee bean note hits you hard, jolting the senses. Next, it becomes softer and more feminine with the white flowers of jasmine sambac and absolu of fleur d’oranger to finish incredibly addictive and emboldened by the ambrosial appeal of vanilla and the woody notes of cedar and patchouli, giving a roundness, depth, and mysterious elegance.

Audacious? Perhaps. Addictive, electrifying? Definitely.

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