- Artemisia is Penhaligon’s hymn to vanilla in all its powdered honeyed beauty. It is an unexpected and quiet scent, soft on the skin, yet persistent and haunting. The composition is all about delicacy and lightness of touch: petals on petals, wrapped in barely rendered fruit accords, woods, whispered musk and amber.
There is a delightful nectarine note at the top of the scent sitting on bed of shimmering foliage. This floats on jasmine tea and the all-important vanilla, violet and green apple. The base notes are surprisingly robust; oakmoss, sandalwood, musk and amber, carrying the fragrance across the gentlest of hours.