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For a warm-and-spicy fragrance with a more exotic air, try Histoire de Parfums Noir Patchouli.

Histoires de Parfums

Birchbox Breakdown

Without a doubt, 1969 was a year of earnest passion. Kurt Vonnegut published Slaughterhouse Five. The Stonewall riots erupted. And don’t get us started on that moon landing. This sweet and subtle fragrance is an homage to the era, with a blend of spicy top notes—and a warm chocolate base—that will get your blood pumping.

How it Works

Thoughtfully inspired by the spirit of the ‘60s, this warm and complex fragrance is a date-night champ. Top notes of peach lead to mid notes of clove and cardamom, followed by a warm, musky base of patchouli, chocolate, and coffee.

How to Use

Spritz each wrist once, but don’t rub them together: Mashing the fragrance will disrupt the complex formula.

Alcohol Denat., Parfum (fragrance), Aqua (water), Linalook, Citronellol, Eugenol, Cinnamal, Limonene

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Nice Masculine Scent
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Nice masculine scent that makes the wear feel both sexy and sophisticated. I really like this scent. I would definitely buy it if it was not so expensive.

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Great
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Great complex smell that can be worn by men and women. Nice blend of warm spice smell that isn't too musky and a lighter sweet floral scent

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One of the best Histoires fragrances.
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I received another sample of Histoires in a previous BirchBox and really enjoyed the fragrance. I also was able to obtain six other samples in varying scents. Overall the line is very STRONG and really in-your-face. Therefore it isn't necessary to use any large amount, and the fragrance lasts. There is no smell of alcohol. However the line overall doesn't fit my taste and smells a bit too much like an older gentleman's cologne. This is probably the best because it is so fruity, but in turn it truthfully gives me a headache.

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SO nice
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If you're favorite spirit is gin than this is the product for you. The scent to me reminds me of the botanicals in a fine gin. Mmm

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not so much
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I didn't care for this scent. It was much too heavy and complicated. Also the packaging for it was obnoxious.

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Summer smell!
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This is def one of the best perfumes given out as a Birchbox samples. It has a very light and almost sweet note to the smell! Ive been getting a lot of compliments when wearing this perfume to work! This is def the perfume to use during the summer months. You cant go wrong with this.

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Sweet
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I mean literally sweet. It has a very nice sweet tone to it that I like when putting on. It's a good scent all around.

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Maybe it will grow on me
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Didn't love this at first spray. But I've tried it a couple of times, and its starting to grow on me. I doubt I would buy the full-size version based on the price point, but I'll finish off the sample.

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great cologne
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I like the smell of this cologne over my other more expensive brands. the smell is very unique and can be used when dressed up or down. this just might be my new everyday cologne.

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Delicious and amazing
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Got lots of compliments on this scent all day long. Not like other colognes. It has a very distinct fresh scent.

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