Heart – Jasmine, Ginger
Body – Sandalwood, Vanilla Musk
Bridge – Benzoin, Black Pepper, Petitgrain
Description – Drenched in confidence and the ability to entertain, this fragrance champions positivity and tells of self-assurance in times of hardship.
Features – Basil – synonymous with mental fortitude – is accompanied by the sense of awareness offered by Sandalwood and the sense of fun found in vanilla musk. Jasmine offers depth while Peppermint and Ginger offer a degree of mystique akin to a magician’s sleight of hand.
On 7th May 2016 I created a scent trail of 10 fragrances in The Tetley, Leeds, each describing individual stories of bone cancer patients. My approach afforded consideration towards methods of coping with bone cancer, though chiefly I wanted the positivity, courage, compassion and strength that emerged when faced with adversity to be prominent, alongside the individual traits that sustained, regardless of the disease.
Over the coming weeks I will be posting all 10 perfume portraits that represent the stories of bone cancer patients, though names will be omitted as a mark of respect.
for more information about bone cancer please see the Bone Cancer Research Trust’s website, found here.