Jousset Parfums Gourmand Bakhoor Extrait de Parfum is a real gourmand scent that jogged my memory of dulce de leche; caramelized, nutty, milky, and honeyed in its sweetness at instances. It was a linear scent and really a lot smelled the identical 12 hours later because it did within the first hour, which is nice should you love the way in which it smells instantly.
Gourmand Bakhoor Notes
It’s described because the “sweetness from childhood [becoming] the delicacies of as we speak” centered round gourmand Bakhoor.
- high notes: sugar, milk, honey
- coronary heart notes: leather-based, caramel, Bakhoor
- base notes: tonka, vanilla, chocolate
What does Gourmand Bakhoor Odor Like?
It opened with an intense, deep-dark caramel with cocoa undertones and honey trickling into it. There was a booziness to it in a means–so heady, darkish, and wealthy. Quickly, it turned nuttier, extra multi-faceted with lighter caramel, golden honey, and milky chocolate.
After 10 minutes, an nearly floral-like honey got here via and settled over the chocolate base. It slowly turned extra buttery, sweeter and extra golden over the subsequent 20 minutes and reworked into dulce de leche, milky, caramelly, and vanillic.
It ended up having the identical set of notes all through the rest of the wear and tear–it turned barely milkier towards the drydown (about eight hours in), however there have been very delicate adjustments that had extra to do with the perfume weakening barely over time, although it was longer-wearing than most on me.
It lasted for eight hours till it was a skin-scent and about 16 hours earlier than it was fairly tough to detect on my pores and skin. The sillage and projection had been reasonable and didn’t transfer near the physique/the pores and skin till the fourth hour.
These are extra subjective emotions primarily based on what I like (or don’t like) in a fragrance in addition to contemplating the perfume towards different perfumes I personal and love.
For testing, I used 1/3 of a 0.7ml pattern vial dabbed to the underside and topside of my wrist space. I used an unscented moisturizer previous to making use of the scent as I discovered scent didn’t maintain effectively right here in any other case.
I bought my pattern in January 2022; fragrances are identified to be reformulated over their lifetime, so be conscious of when a evaluate was made, e.g. a evaluate from 2010 might not replicate what the same-named fragrance smells like in 2022.
Gourmand Bakhoor is offered for $95/50ml.
If potential, I extremely advocate making an attempt a perfume earlier than buying a full bottle as a result of perfume can put on in another way simply due to pores and skin chemistry. Pores and skin chemistry can impact not simply the longevity of a perfume but in addition what notes are distinguished or hidden.
Gourmand Bakhoor Samples
We advocate the next retailers for buying decanted samples (usually 0.7ml to 2ml in dimension). It is a fuller checklist, so particular person availability might depend upon stock.