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Baie 19 Eau de Parfum


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The truth is that ... Baie 19 should have been called Water 19. Not that it smells like nothing (even if nothing smells like it), but it has this crisp, wet effect that water gives to the earth after rain ...

By the way, there is a word for this: petricore. That magical feeling during a heavy rain after a long period of drought, and it is one of the most beautiful olfactory phenomena in nature.

There are many reasons for this, including ozone in the air, negative ions, but most of all the release of oil secretions from some plants, accumulated after a long period of drought. This is what Baie 19 is about: the dried juniper berry, the patchouli, the green leaves ... all wet by a beautiful, bright, magnetic rain after a long drought. And the joy that comes with it ...