Following on in the Escentric Molecules tradition of focusing on one or more modern synthetics for the “meat” of a fragrance, Molecule 04 focuses entirely on Javanol, a powerful Givaudan sandalwood synthetic that replaces natural sandalwood oil. In the hands of anyone else other than Geza Schoen, this could have been a disaster – Javanol is so potent that even a touch too much is, well, too much. But this is a triumph. Schoen has deployed his natural deftness of touch to ensure that the rosy, creamy, and steamy, tropical facets of Javanol are brought forward, and all its heaviness is left behind. It feels light, almost fresh, with a green “stripped bark” note that brings in an element of the great outdoors. “What I love about Javanol is its almost psychedelic freshness, ” says Geza Schoen. “It smells as if liquid metal grapefruit peel were poured over a bed of velvety cream colored roses.” We agree, adding only that this is a fragrance whose subtle power and radiance can be best perceived in the sillage rather than directly on the skin, giving you your own personal invisible cloak of gorgeousness.
All samples are produced to order. We typically specify two working days for production and dispatch of orders. This is intended as a guide and production can slip during busy times of the year. If your order is time sensitive, please contact us for an accurate production and dispatch time frame. Occasionally we may not have sufficient volume from a single bottle to complete your order. To avoid mixing bottles, we will wait until we have sufficient stock to produce all of your order from a single bottle. Again, you will be notified by email if this is the case and a full refund will be made if this create an unacceptable delay for you.