Scented Stories from the Stars: Air and Earth
Keep scrolling, or swiping. We often forget how attuned to looking for validation we are, so much so that we forget the stars are watching us with all their constellations spelling out what we should be doing. Similar to life’s other practical and possessive choices, let’s continue the scent-zodiac pairing with exploring zodiac scent pairings based on our signs.
Like the oxygen we breathe, air (and air signs) re necessary for our survival. Air signs are intellectual and communicative and transform and inhabit any space that lacks a physical form. They can equally breath oxygen in our lives and intoxicate us, which makes them one of the most vulnerable and indulgent. As they are free spirits, they are not limited by space and can drift everywhere, from places to people, sometimes at once.The air signs are Gemini, Libra, Aquarius.
Known as a twin sign, the duality in a Gemini ensures they enjoy a combination of juxtaposed notes. The air sign has a variety of choices that they enjoy, and are experimental in nature, often craving of variety. 1889 Moulin Rouge is a heady blend of powdered lipstick and sparkling Tangerine where Plum has the sweet plumpness of a shoulder, where bodies brush against each other in a cloud of feathers, sequins, and anticipation.
Charmers, the Librans are huge flirts and almost always have a crush on someone, and are experts at flirting and wooing. They prefer the floral and woody blends to help with this flirtatious tactic. But they also like timeless scents that will pass the test of time. 7753 is the unique meeting of Tuberose and Ivy, of Vetiver and Sandalwood under a Citrus haze. Enigmatic and voluptuous, at once bright and intense – ‘tis the perfume of a smile, a glance, a bliss.
They roam the world with their head in the clouds. As they tend to get lost in their thoughts, they need a grounding with an eccentric personality when on earth. They thrive in decision making and are charmers who like to keep things cool while they are valiantly trying to save the world. 1804, an Amber Flower bouquet, in remembrance of George Sand’s bond uniting her with nature, warmed with heady Spices and colored by sweet Fruits.
Earth is our home, our planet, our we are grounded too. It is something very real, which we can feel and touch daily. The earth is the mother to plants, herbs, precious stones, harvests and soils rich in minerals. It feeds the material world, and such signs as such gravitate towards stability, practicality and comfort. The earth signs are Taurus, Virgo, Capricorn.
Taurus is ruled by Venus and loves things that are earthy. A refined sign, it also likes the rich, fabulous, luxe and tactile, with a penchant for woody fragrances that are fit for a king. Noir Patchouli embraces the Patchouli Flower, grown in the East, exhales an intense and bewitching scent from its leaves. Mysterious and captivating, Noir Patchouli is a multi-faceted fragrance that exudes delicate floral notes followed by exotic oriental ones.
The most perfectionist oriented zodiac, they are impeccably organized. Yet, they are grounded, and almost reclusive and often disappear when they need to recharge. With a forestial vibe, they gravitate towards freshness, which is much needed from their focus on details. This is not a blue bottle 1/.2 is an explosion, a prism refracting the light into a splash of colors. A beam of Ivy, Lilac and Lily of the Valley illuminates a Sandalwood and White Musk milky way.
A heady sign, that is aggressive, Capricorns are dreamers and doers. They are so emotionally stable that they can often be reclusive, but they are extremely passionate. Fragrances they prefer nostalgic, classy, timeless and distinguished, as they like to be in fancy. Ambre 114 is enchanting fragrance of Amber-colored skin warmed by a balmy, aromatic breeze. An extremely erotic perfume.