4160 Tuesdays

Scenthusiam Sample

  • This is a 2.25 ml spray sample. Find the full bottle here.  

    After a long day of traveling on the open road, you reach your destination. A peaceful cape town on the Northeastern shoreline. After a short walk over the dunes covered in driftwood and dried seagrass, you sink your naked feet in the cream and grey speckled sand. Lay yourself down on a blanket and relax into the calmness of Scenthusiasm by Sarah McCartney of 4160 Tuesdays.

     

    A powdery, orris root-forward fragrance with only touches of juniper (this was created for a Hendrick's Gin event) but the juniper takes a backseat in this floral, buttery, powdery fragrance. Hints of fresh coriander and a thinly sliced cucumber woven together with white woods.

    Notes include natural orris butter, rose absolute, lemon, orange, cucumber extract, juniper absolute, coriander, musk, fresh air, and white woods.  

     

  • We've met a lot of people in the perfume world, and Sarah McCartney of 4160 Tuesdays is one of our very favorites. Want to know why? Sarah, in her own words:

    "As a little girl, I did not make perfumes from rose petals. That was for softies. I made magic spells and wanted to be a witch when I grew up. When I was 16 I bought a bottle of Diorella. I studied maths and sciences, practised music and French, wrote books on brands and their evil twin—counterfeiting—and online marketing, and learned to dance Argentinean tango.

    "For 14 years I was the head writer for Lush while the company grew from four shops—one in Poole and three in London—to 700 worldwide. I was writing 50,000 words every three months for the Lush Times, aiming to encapsulate the products' scents in their descriptions. During that time, I bought and read 200 books on essential oils and herbalism and learned the essential oils the founders gave me to educate myself.

    "At the end of the 14 years, I took some time off to write a novel featuring a problem-solving perfumer. In it, I described the scents that she made and I wanted to have them available for people to smell. So I set off on a quest to see if I could buy them. This turned out to be impossible - and pretty expensive - because no one was making exactly what I wanted, so I started another quest to see of I could make them instead. Of course that turned out to be even more difficult, but once I'd started, I just kept going. 4160 Tuesdays perfumes is the result."

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