A Sweet Little Number * Clean Perfume Quest #3

Ladies and gents, please meet Aqua di Tao: aromatherapy-rooted, finely crafted, most exciting, vegan, and organic unisex flagrances.

I have never heard of this brand before.

But browsing natural perfumes in one of my fave natural online boutiques, I stumbled upon three small (10ml) spray bottles with huge ökotest “grade A” stickers on their white caps 😉 – Aqua di Tao, nature code n°1, n°2 and unsurprisingly n°3; three unisex fragrances, vegan, sustainable, and certified organic with both NaTrue and BDIH. Upon reading the scent descriptions, I decided to try n°3, but it was sold out at that moment, and so I settled for n°2.tao-n2-fragranceAqua di Tao is a brand by Taoasis, a German company specialising in aromatherapy. Aqua di Tao’s website is minimalistic and German-only, but if you want to visit, this way please 😉

Meet Number Two

tao-n2-perfume-ingredientsA closer look at the label: Alcohol BIO denat., Citrus aurantium dulcis flower distillate BIO, Fragrance (100% pure essential oils), Limonene*, Benzylsalicylate*, Benzylalkohol*, Benzylbenzoate*, Citral*, Citronellol*, Eugenol*, Farnesol*, Geraniol*, Linalool* (*parts of essential oils) 10ml – approx. €7.50, 50ml approx. €27.

The fragrance is powdery and fresh, soothing and lush, and has a good wear. Sandal wood and rose provide warmth, jasmine caters for carnal, adult notes, green mandarine and clementine peel infuse a vivid, sparkling zest.

As it is usual with fragrance, opinions differ strongly here. I think that this sweet, seductive fragrance is a keeper; Mr S.O. thinks it’s a fragrance for “the aunt on the shelf”. Go figure!

If you have missed my earlier perfume picks or my journey to detox my vast perfume collection, simply follow the tag “safe perfume“!



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