I am trying to remember how I got interested in Musc Nomade Annick Goutal. It was 2014, and the world was pretty much the same as it is now, but I was in a musk vibe.
This could be considered a perfume review, but think of it mainly as a weird guy, me, describing a woman fragrance, according to Marketing people, in an approachable and probably creepy way.
My Story With Annick Goutal Musc Nomade
Musk fragrances are not for everyone. I get that. They remind us too much of personal odors, not vulgar in themselves, but private aromas we sometimes try to hide. Before buying Musc Nomade, I read a fragrance review describing it as sensual and other creepy adjectives, so I wasn’t interested.
Luckily for me, I respected Annick Goutal as I had smelled a few samples of her famous Les Orientalistes collection, and the name Musc Nomade kept ringing inside my head.
One night, I think I had been drinking; I bought a lot of fragrances, including Musc Nomade. When it arrived, the scent didn’t smell like anything to me. Musk scents can have that invisible effect, so I didn’t panic.
A few days later, I gave it another shot, and it was clear that this was a subtle white musk, a genre that basically describes soft but kinky fragrances. As I learned to like it, I finally deciphered what was behind my unspecific love for Musc Nomade. It smells like natural musk.
And my natural musk, I don’t mean the notes we find in colognes. I mean human musk. How people smell up close and personal. Back then, I wrote in another place that reminded me of the smell of the skin of someone you love. I still feel like that.
Who Do I See Wearing Musc Nomade
Musc Nomade can smell like musk powder if you have a trained nose, but you don’t need one to enjoy it. It’s 100 unisex, yet I don’t see a typical guy wearing it. It’s not a feminine scent, but it’s a strange scent for guys who like to smell like the freshest ocean since the ice age.
For me, it’s a skin scent. What do I mean? A fragrance that mixes up with your own smell and makes people think it’s you who smell good and cozy, not a perfume you are wearing. I could say it’s a heavenly blend with a creamy texture that you could use as a signature scent, but that would be cringe.
Not a typical fresh fragrance, but in my opinion, it’s one of the best summer fragrances.