Le Parfum d'Interdits, forbidden fragrance, that says it all. Absolument Absinthe is a perfectly legal ecstasy that can become addictive. Cannabis and absinthe blend into a bouquet of delicate flowers, grasses, herbs and green notes that make Absolument Absinthe a gorgeous skin fragrance.
Absinthe is a spirit mixed from wormwood (Artemisia Absinthium), anise, fennel and other herbs. La fée verte, the much acclaimed "green fairy”, was the downfall of countless artists and writers, especially in the fin de siècle period. Banned in France for 85 years for its supposed hallucinogenic and addictive properties, absinthe was revived in 1995 by the distiller Pascal Rolland under the name "Versinthe". It was immediately, and simultaneously, both internationally prized and strongly condemned. A collaboration with Marc Villaceque, the renowned aromatician, from Grasse has brought together the skills of cold extraction, heat concentration and alembic distillation to obtain a pure essence of the absinthe plant. Out of curiosity and as yet another challenge, the pair added the essence of another banned substance, cannabis, and together with 49 other essences have created a light yet deep, luminous and mesmerizing fragrance that reacts with the wearer's own chemistry.
Absolument Absinthe features top notes of absinthe, black Chinese tea, bergamot and cannabis; middle notes of galbanum, lily of the valley, lotus blossom, jasmine, ylang-ylang, nutmeg and cardamom; and base notes of sandalwood and musk. It is an eau de parfum, edp.