Not until recent years do I start to try out skincare products from famous brands. In the past, I always used random products coming in handy, and did not care if those products worked better in a set.
Aesop is a brand that I have found out so long, but did not have the urge to try out. I was first drawn by its simple yet elegant look. Words rather than pictures or logos printed on the cover, resembling newspapers, really caught my eyes. I admire this kind of design so much.
Resurrection Aromatique Hand Balm stays as my very first Aesop purchase. The citron aroma really lures me. Usually, I prefer fruity scents, but Aesop strangely wins me over with its relaxing citron smell.
Not so long after my first purchase, I went back to Aesop once more for their perfume, that was sprayed on the linen package of my hand balm. (Bravo Aesop marketing tricks!) The Tacit Perfume is nothing like my previous ones, which are always pinkish fruity sweetie smells. Tacit smells so refreshing and relieving. Yes, relieving. It does wipe out most of my pressure.
Tacit is described as such on Aesop’s official website:
Tacit is at once familiar in its citrus notes and distinctly contemporary in liberal use of Basil Grand Vert. And as the title implies, somewhat elusive in character – more readily experienced than articulated. The formulation was born of two key inspirations: the fresh notes found in traditional colognes; and the culture, topography, and fragile, perfumed vegetation of the Mediterranean coast.
It is the first time I love citron smell over fruity ones. I really love how Aesop smells like: refreshing, relaxing and to put is exaggeratively, resurrecting, as if I was walking barefoot along a sunbathed meadow with dew hanging on the tips of grass, and as if I were pressure-free.
我平常用的香水幾乎全都是甜膩的花果香，像是Gucci Envy Me、Jill Stuart 同名淡香水、Dior Blooming Bouquet、Chloe同名淡香精、Lanvin光韻、Paul Smith Rose、Miu Miu謬斯女神、Roger & Gallet的玫瑰和地中海無花果之類的香水，甜甜的女孩感的味道。
I got so many samples this time, including the geranium, the primrose and the chamomile series. Until now, I have only tried the Geranium Leaf Body Scrub and the Primrose Facial Cleansing Masque, which all turned out very good. What’s more, they all smell so nice.
I guess I’ll keep trying Aesop’s products for a long long time;)