Musk-based fragrances have really, really grown on me this year, I came within a whisper of wearing Serge Lutens Clair de Musc for my wedding (choosing to wear Khiel’s Musk body lotion with L’Artisan Safran Troublant instead, but it was an extremely close-run thing), and my musk obsession started with re-discovering the Body Shop White Musk Oil around this time last year.
Narcisco Rodriguez Musc for Her is a new range from NR, and there’s a musc oil released too (limited edition), which I was sent to try. Now, I wasn’t a particular fan of the original For Her fragrance, so won’t be bothering comparing the two scents, but this is a very pretty, lightly floral scent, which I’ve enjoyed wearing a great deal.
It’s a warm scent, which stays very close to the skin. Clean, and slightly sweet-smelling, that isn’t entirely a million miles away from the slightly more diffusive Clair de Musc (the two layer extremely well, in fact, the RM anchors the CdM to the skin, making both last longer), it’s exceedingly pretty. I find it also makes a good layering scent for other fragrances too, like the Tom Ford Plum Japonais that I’ll be telling you about on Friday.
Narcisco Rodriguez Musc Oil for her is a limited edition (the rest of the range is a permanent line), and will cost £66.
The Fine Print: PR Sample.