The best fragrances in the world are combined together to give the Iris Prima’ Eau de Parfum. A true perfume, the fragrance is comprised of a rich concentration of Penhaligon’s best choices of bergamot and pink peppers for a spicy top note. For the middle notes, the perfume has extracts of iris and jasmine, that add the feminine touch to the mesmerizing smell. The base notes consist of a rare combination of sandalwood, leather, amber, vetiver, vanilla and Benzoin.
The perfume typically lasts from 2 hours to 6 hours before the base notes kick in. The fragrance is suitable for women due to the prominent middle notes, while the strong base notes make the scent suitable for men as well.
Top Notes: Bergamot, Pink Peppe.
Heart Notes: Iris, Jasmine
Base Notes: Leather, Sandalwood, Amber, Vetiver, Vanilla, Benzoin
Woody, Powdery, Leather and Floral
Item weight: 1.70 Ounces (50 ml)
Box dimensions: 2.4 x 2.4 x 5.9 inches
Q. What is a Eau de Parfum?
A. A Eau de Parfum literally translates to water of perfume. The Eau de Parfum has the highest concentration of all fragrant oils of all types of fragrances.
Q. Is The Iris Prima’ a Perfume or fresh water?
A. Yes. The Iris Prima’ uses Eau de Parfum in its name, which implies that the concentration of oils and oil extracts is high in the product. The concentration of fragrant substances is low in ‘fresh water’ or Eau Fraiche products.
Q. What are the most prominent notes included in the fragrance?
A. The perfume’s most prominent notes are iris. and leather. Other noticeable, but less prominent notes include bergamot, amber and vanilla. Other notes include pink pepper, jasmine, vetiver and sandalwood.
Q. What is the wake of the perfume?
A. The sillage of the perfume varies user to user with most of the users reporting the perfume’s wake to be moderate to soft. This means that the perfume will not overpower anyone near it.
Q. What fragrance family does the Iris Prisma’ belong to?
A. The perfume belongs to the floral family as the most prominent note of the perfume is that of iris. The top notes of the perfume, the bergamot and the pin peppe belong to the citrus family though.
Q. Which gender is the perfume suitable for?
A. The citrus and floral notes make it suitable for women. However, the makers claim that the base notes are strong enough for men as well. Also, the perfume is marketed as a perfume for both, men and women.
Q. Which season is the perfume most suitable to wear?
A. The perfume is most suited for the spring, when warm temperatures soar that enhance the beauty of the smell. However, the perfume’s leather notes make it equally suitable for winter.
Users have reported the best time of the year to wear the perfume is the fall.