By popular demand, we've turned our Slightly Bitter candle into an eau de parfum.
Juicy pink grapefruit, tangerine, lemon and neroli blossoms are muddled with tomato leaf, timur berry, bitter petitgrain and vetiver. It's a tart, tantalizing and uplighting blend of citrus and botanicals meant to chase away the blues and sweeten the sourest of situations.
Grapefruit • Tangerine • lemonView All Ingredients
Neroli • Lemon PetitgrainView All Ingredients
Timur Berry • VetiverView All Ingredients
THIS FRAGRANCE CONTAINS 100.0% NATURAL ESSENTIAL OILS AND/OR NATURALLY DERIVED MATERIALS AS DEFINED BY ISO STANDARD 9235 – AROMATIC NATURAL RAW MATERIALS VOCABULARY.
|ORGANIC NON-GMO SUGAR CANE ALCOHOL||SUGARCANE ALCOHOL||Organic Alcohol|
|TRIETHYL CITRATE||ESTER OF CITRIC ACID FROM CITRUS FRUITS / FUNCTIONAL ISOLATE||Naturally Derived|
|ZANTHOXYLUM ALATUM EXTRACT||TIMUR BERRY FRUIT EXTRACT||Botanical|
|CITRUS PARADISI||GRAPEFRUIT PEEL ESSENTIAL OIL||Botanical|
|CITRUS SINENSIS||ORANGE FRUIT EXTRACT||Botanical|
|CITRUS AURANTIUM DULCIS||ORANGE FLOWER EXTRACT||Botanical|
|CITRUS AURANTIUM AMARA||BITTER ORANGE (NEROLI) TREE LEAF/TWIG EXTRACT||Botanical|
|CITRUS AURANTIFOLIA||LIME FRUIT EXTRACT||Botanical|
|CITRUS AURANTIUM BERGAMIA||BERGAMOT FRUIT OIL||Botanical|
|CITRUS LIMON PEEL||LEMON FRUIT PEEL OIL||Botanical|
|CITRUS LIMON FLOWER||LEMON TREE FOWER/LEAF/STEM OIL||Botanical|
|HEXENYL ACETATE||GREEN NOTE / ISOLATE||Naturally Derived|
|LINALOOL||LINALOOL NOTE / ISOLATE||Naturally Derived|
|METHYLBENZYL ACETATE||GREEN NOTE / ISOLATE||Naturally Derived|
|VERBENA OFFICINALIS||VERBENA LEAF EXTRACT||Botanical|
|LITSEA CUBEBA||MAY CHANG FRUIT OIL||Botanical|
|JUNIPERUS VIRGINIANA||STEAM-DISTILLED RED CEDARWOOD ESSENTIAL OIL||Botanical|
|PROPANEDIOL||FERMENTATION OF BIODIESEL AND GLYCEROL / FUNCTIONAL ISOLATE||Naturally Derived|
|JUNIPERUS COMMUNIS||JUNIPER FRUIT ESSENTIAL OIL||Botanical|
|VETIVERIA ZIZANIOIDES||VETIVER ROOT EXTRACT||Botanical|
|AUSTRALIAN SANDALWOOD OIL||Botanical|
|CITRUS RETICULATA||TANGERINE PEEL EXTRACT||Botanical|
|3-HEXENOL||GREEN NOTE / ISOLATE||Naturally Derived|
This is my new favorite Heretic scent! Bright grapefruit and lemon is softened by neroli and grounded by vetiver. As with all of their scents, it changes as you wear it. If you love citrus scents and are a fan of dirty lemon, you will LOVE slightly bitter!
I bought the Slightly Bitter candle and wished for a perfume and Voila -- HERETIC came our with this fabulous creation. It is definitely a little sharper than the candle, but I adore its edginess. It is a tangy citrus -- Neroli and Grapefruit seem at forefront to me.
I would also be thrilled if HERETIC made Slightly Bitter and Dirty Grass body oils to layer my top two HERETIC fragrances.
In short, I highly recommend this perfume; It -- and indeed anything with the Slightly Bitter scent -- will be a part of my permanent collection.
On a unrelated note, I must give a shout-out to Maya. She is the amazing Concierge who sent me the Slightly Bitter sample when it was mistakenly left out of my most recent HERETIC order. I appreciate that HERETIC has great customer service as well as amazing products.
I didn't know the candle, I was just drawn to the lemon of it, and the name....every single Heretic parfum is a magical elixir. I keep my collection close to me, and Slightly Bitter is a new favorite.
I am in love with the Slightly Bitter scent from the candle, but found that the perfume has much more lasting bitterness to it. The top notes are lovely and remininscent of the candle, but it is the middle notes that are almost like -- and I mean this in an almost positive way -- what sweat smells like when wearing a natural deodorant. It has a very warm, tangy smell that lingers. I really want to like it, but I wish it smelled more like the candle.