Wednesday, June 10, 2015

Desert Flower by Shulton c1947

Desert Flower by Shulton: launched in 1947. Desert Flower was also sold under the name Leigh.

Salvador Dali created three paintings commissioned by the Shulton Company to market the perfume Desert Flower in 1947.

Fragrance Composition:

So what does it smell like? Desert Flower is classified as a light oriental fragrance for women with a woody-mossy-leafy chypre base. It was advertised as “ modern, mysterious, magnetic.” This toilet water has a soft, lovely scent with sweet, woody and floral notes.

  • Top notes: aldehydes, bergamot
  • Middle notes: jasmine, ylang ylang
  • Base notes: cedar, patchouli, musk, vanilla, sandalwood, ambergris, oakmoss, benzoin and orris

Items available in the Desert Flower range of toiletries included: toilet water, perfume, hand & body lotion, cologne, talcum powder, bath salt crystals, dusting powder, bubble bath, body sachet and soap, natural spray mist.

Fate of the Fragrance:

Desert Flower was discontinued around 1977.

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