This smell is dedicated to Holly's own indolent and mouthy marmalade tabby, Fisher.
Everything warm and soft and marmalade-y she could think of went into this blend. Soft fuzzy stomachs in the sun, the scent of kitty-head as it gets bumped up against your nose, pink toe-pads poking out of peachy fuzz, oh god she could go on and on and eventually just abandon all pretense of coherent speech and start making OOO SMOOCHY-WOO noises. Plus marmalade. :)
Non-cat owners and allergic persons, have no fear. There are no actual cat products in this, unless you consider the distilled essence of helpless doofy affection to be a cat product.
(by 'the distilled essence of helpless doofy affection' we actually mean sweet orange and peach, fuzzy musk, sweetroll accord, and a dab of caramel sauce right on the nose AWWW NOSE, WHO'S GOT A LITTLE KITTYNOSE ON A LITTLE KITTYFACE? YOU DO!)
Posted by Lilbunnygirl on 26th Aug 2013
At first sniff, I loved this. Of the 10 Squees I'd just gotten this was one of the two I tested right away because I just couldn't resist.
However, after it had been on a few minutes, it became overwhelmingly cinnamon scented, like real powdered cinnamon, not a candy cinnamon, and then after a half an hour it was way too musky and cloying. I actually ended up having to wash it off because it was making me feel a little queasy.
Not what sweey orange kitty cts usually do to me!
Posted by Safyr Drathmir on 2nd Jun 2013
...for words. This came as a bonus squee in a recent squee party(and was one we had considered getting, so it was a lovely surprise).
In the bottle, orange glazed Cinnabon© and sliced peaches.
On my son, warm cinnamon rolls dipped in caramel sauce and orange and peach slices.
On his "pet kitty(his fave toy friend, coincidentally enough a ginger tabby)", it reminds me of the Croissant French toast they used to make with peach and orange liquers at my old job at the B&B, drizzled in caramel sauce.
On me, it starts out delicious sweet pastry, and fades to cinnamon and peaches. I think I may put it in a scent vial pendant so I can smell as delicious as my son and his kitty do.
It's such a good scent that I want to savour it forever.
He wants a bottle to alternate with his Soft Lavender Cake at bedtime(they are wonderful in a scent warmer as well as on us).
Thanks for another family moment ladies!
Posted by Akimi on 28th Sep 2012
My favourite of the squees so far, it reminds me of orange pomanders with a heavy dose of cinnamon. The cinnamon is really good, it's a bit foody like a delicious Danish pastry. The peach is noticeable for me and gives it a smoother 'spiced fruit' edge. I love it a lot and I will have to get some in time for the Winter :)
The first thing I thought of smelling this was being outside in the snow with the smells of cinnamon buns and all the holiday food that's sold in the outdoor markets that pop up over the Christmas season. It makes me happy.
Posted by Carin on 22nd Aug 2012
This is a really well-crafted, foody, comforting smell. In the bottle and as a soap I just wanted to huff it all day, and when it dries down on my skin it loses that high-octane bakery smell and becomes the "distilled essence of helpless doofy affection." I've always said that my cat smells almost like honey, so I love that that quality is in this perfume. Can't wait to see what the husband thinks :) I wish my whole house smelled like this.
Posted by Lolly on 7th Aug 2012
First off, this actually smells really good. Kind of like an orange-y snickerdoodle. Which, as a perfume, I really don't like food smells too much, because they make me hungry. At first, it smells decently strongly, but after about 5 minutes it fades until I can't smell it much at all unless I hold my wrist directly under my nose. However, it is a very nice smell. I actually really want to try it as a soap, I think it'll work a little better.
Posted by Unknown on 2nd Aug 2012
My first impression of this smell was cinnamon, cinnamon, and more cinnamon. It smelled more like a cinnamon jawbreaker or big red gum than anything to do with marmalade. I thought that maybe the cinnamon smell would fade after wearing it for a while, but none of the other notes really made an appearance before the scent had faded all together. If I try, I can smell a bit of orange-iness and baked-goods-iness immediately after opening the bottle, but on my skin there is nothing but sharp cinnamon. Maybe this smell just doesn't work well with my skin chemistry.
Posted by Jangalian on 12th May 2012
Warning! Do not use if you are hungry, or you will suddenly be hungry. Everyone around you will be hungry and there will be a mass exodus for donuts.
This scent is a dead ringer for those orange iced cinnamon rolls. Hot and fresh from the oven, and oh god you've put the icing on. Wafting cinnamon, sweet sticky icing, and the warm nostalgic feelings that come with it.