Hilde Soliani Orgasmo Eau de Parfum begins with extremely correct amaretto poured over ice–almondy, barely candy, and really boozy, but it surely shortly settled and the almond got here by means of with the depth and sweetness of amaretto however with much less of the chunk. The almond turned buttery, flaky like a pastry and misplaced a few of its cherry-like sweetness and moved towards a extra vanillic sugar sweetness towards the drydown.
It’s described as a “splash of Amaretto on the rocks” that showcases an “almond be aware” as “full and complicated.” The notes are listed merely as: almond and amaretto liqueur accord.
It opened with pure amaretto on the rocks–simply as described–candy almonds with a boozy kick. Because the perfume settled on my pores and skin over the subsequent quarter-hour, the almonds have been smoother and creamier, nutty and candy with the depth of amaretto liquor however missing the alcohol chunk, so every part appeared fairly well-blended.
It began to evoke marzipan, virtually sugary, buttery almonds, a couple of half-hour in, and it lastly gave in to its candy tooth on the hour mark. Orgasmo misplaced a lot of the amaretto booziness and was extra a couple of candy, just-baked almond pastry, flaky and buttery. The almond typically has a powdery side to it and sometimes felt prefer it sat upon a mattress of vanilla sugar.
Some reviewers felt it evoked Play-doh, which I can see, as almond scents that get creamier and considerably powdery can accomplish that (based mostly on the perfume of precise Play-doh), but it surely didn’t make me instantly consider that myself. As this was a linear scent, the drydown was lots like the remainder of it; simply marked by a softer, airier really feel of creamy, easy almond nuttiness with a touch of powder.
For testing, I used 1/3 of a 0.7ml pattern vial dabbed to the underside and topside of my wrist space on my left arm. I used an unscented moisturizer previous to making use of the scent as that is additionally my swatching arm (aka, extremely parched at any given second) 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.
It lasted for 5 hours till it was a skin-scent and about eight hours earlier than it was fairly tough to detect on my pores and skin. The sillage and projection have been reasonable with the sillage dropping sooner than the projection inside the first hour of wear and tear.
- 100ml for $160
- 0.7ml pattern for $4