I purchased the scent Sakura and was pleasantly surprised. I was unfamiliar with the brand, so I got a travel size to test. The scent is unique and fresh, without being overpowering. The packaging is so nice- very weighted and sleek. I would be interested to try more scents from Phlur!
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I tried the Missing Persons perfume and loveee the scent, very unique.
A bit pricey
Rather than perfume, I tried body wash from Phlur in the scents Sandara and Olmsted & Vaux. The consistency of the body wash was much runnier than I expected. I felt like I used a lot more product each time given how runny the body washes were, but they also lasted me a surprisingly long time. I usually prefer a slightly unisex scent, but the scents themselves felt overwhelming floral to me in spite of notes like “oakmoss, cedar, amber.”
For the consistency of the body wash, a different bottle design might help with the fast flow. Otherwise, the scents are probably fine, just not for me.
The packaging is lovely (I really appreciated the silver foil box!) and the fragrances stand for what they are. I didn't have a strong headache from any of the scents like I usually do. I love that they are clean, cruelty free, and responsibly sourced and very reasonably priced. I got the sampler pack ($15 for 3 scents) which comes with a coupon code for $15 off of a full bottle! The 3 scents I got were: 1) HANAMI 2) AMÉLINE 3) SIANO My two favorite were Hanami and Ameline. I would purchase a full bottle of either, but haven't decided yet. Ameline is a a lovely floral scent and Hanami is creamy! Siano was very, very sweet and not personally a fav for me but it had great reviews on Reddit so there's something for everyone :))) UPDATE: After trying the entire sampler pack, I don't think the scents are as luxurious or complex smelling as normal non-clean fragrances. I like the mission of a clean fragrance, but honestly there is something lacking in the scent. It lacks complexity.
Nothing really. Some might say the perfumes aren't as 'complex' as more expensive bottled perfumes can be, but at this price point they are very lovely and have a great mission statement.
I ordered a sample pack and enjoyed every single scent. Some were not "me" but were really nice nonetheless. My favorite was Ameline and Moab. The packaging is lovely.
Lovely packaging and unboxing experience. Very modern feeling and streamlined. Scents seemed true to online descriptions.
I only tried the perfume, several of the testers. I don't really like fragrance, but I keep thinking maybe there will be a scent out there that changes my mind. These did not change my mind, but I thought they were very fresh and I am glad I tried the samples for a small variety.
I'm incredibly saddened that Phlur was purchased. It's nothing like how it was previously. I ADORED their marketing, scents and incredible sales. There set up was very similar to one of my favorite French perfumeries were they took the time to really explain the ingredients, the inspiration and the perfumers behind each scent. It wasn't just a product but an experience purchasing from Phlur. Now they've taken away some of the best scents and they don't seem to have individual perfumers as they did previously. Who knows if the original scents they have retained are going to be held to the same quality with the new owners. Phlur has been cheapened with cheesy teen-looking (and smelling) scents that just seems run-of-the-mill and overpriced for what they're offering. The Memorial "sale" is a joke. Free shipping? Wow, what a steal. In the past, they offered 50% off full-size items. What used to be my favorite perfume company is now a massive disappointment all around.