Natural scent lovers from far and wide I salute you! Do love love the heady fragrance of Ylang Ylang or is it a bit too strong for you? As a deep oriental floral, it is very basey in its fragrance and because of this I find my male friends quite like it too. I think it’s one of those essential oils that is polarising so I’d love to know your thoughts.
The Ylang Ylang flower, Cananga odorata is spidery in appearance and its vibrant yellow colour also resonates with the Solar plexus chakra. In classical aromatherapy it can be used in skincare, may help to relieve tension and anxiety and can create a sensual feminine mood.
There’s one thing for sure, this oil has a distinct and powerful scent, and here are some Australian perfumers and “noses” to give you their 3 word buzz on this unique oil.
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Who are you and what are your 3 words for Ylang Ylang essential oil?
Kim Landsdowne-Walker from Temp L D’or:
sensual, exotic, beauty
Jocelyn Fullerton from Cult of Scent:
tropical, lilies, chilling out
Julie Nelson from Aromatique Essentials:
sexy, playful, femme fatale
Candace Gabelish from Pearl Perfumery:
passionate, tropical, intoxicating
Suzanne Banks from banksbotanicals:
exotic, heady, sensual
Portia Turbo from Australian Perfume Junkies:
thick, creamy, luscious
The Results – from most popular to least:
- exotic, tropical
- sensual, sexy, femme fatale
- intoxicating, heady
- passionate, playful
- luscious, creamy
- chill out
So I’ll give you an extra hint – this oil is fantastic for getting you in a sexy mood, helps you connect with your femininity and resonates with floral exotic explosions. It is deeply luxurious and has can help even out skin tone and help speed scar tissue recovery.
This is a beautiful oil! Do you love it?