Up for grabs: Aftelier Ancient Resins

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What is it: a bottle of Ancient Resins body oil and hair elixir, courtesy of Mandy Aftel at Aftelier.

How do I get it: For a chance to win, leave a comment on the website telling us a) your favorite Aftelier fragrance or b) your favorite scented body product or c) your favorite incense perfume. Or go ahead and tell us all three.

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The contest will be open until noon or so on Wednesday, and I'll announce the winner on Thursday.

The fine print: Don't enter the contest unless I have permission to use the email address in your reader account to contact you. If the email address in your reader account is incorrect, you might want to fix it. If you are the winner and you fail to send me your mailing details within a couple weeks, I’ll give your prize away to someone else.

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  1. solanace says:

    The Leonard Cohen oil! Thank’s for the amazing giveaway!

    My favourite incense is Amouage Dia Man. Simply adore it, and I had never really enjoyed a masculine fragrance before. There are several note listed, but what hooks me is the frankinsense.

  2. Bela says:

    I’m afraid I’ve never had the pleasure of trying any Aftelier perfumes so can’t answer a).

    b) At the moment, it’s Youth Dew Amber Nude body cream: it’s delicious.

    c) CDG Avignon. It’s so pure and clean – and true.

    Thanks very much, R, for the chance to win such a lovely product.

  3. r_un says:

    These sound amazing! I’d love to win – thanks for the draw.

    My favorite incense is Annayake Miyako, which smells like gilded furniture in a strange and dark palace.

  4. lucasai says:

    I didn’t try anything from Aftelier line but would love to try.

    My favourite incense perfume is Comme des Garcons Kyoto.

    Thanks for hosting such a lovely giveaway

  5. Rappleyea says:

    I’ve never tried any of Mandy Aftel’s scents, although I’ve wanted to forever. What a wonderful opportunity! Thank you!!

    Favorite incense is SSS Incense Pure.

    You have my permission to use my NST acc’t. email.

    Happy Holidays all!

  6. Marjorie Rose says:

    Memoir is considered incense, right? I also enjoy Parfum Sacre.

    And yes, you have permission to contact me and I am in the US, etc, etc. :)

  7. Merlin says:

    My favourite incense fragrance is Incense Extreme – on my boyfriend! Favourite scented body product? Perhaps Body Shop’s Brazil Nut Butter. And I haven’t yet tried an Aftelier!

  8. friede says:

    Right now my favorite scented body product is a Shea butter sugar scrub that is amazing nutty-sweet. I haven’t smelled any Aftels (yet — call it a 2013 resolution, especially as I’ll be on the West Coast multiple times!

  9. Occhineri says:

    I’ve been using Skin Trip a lot. As for incense, Avignon is great.

  10. juicejones says:

    Ancient Resins sounds beautiful; this is a wonderful draw!
    I love incense. I love Bois d’ Encens, and use Avignon as my air freshener and “de-mojo-er” at work.
    Thanks for a great opportunity!

  11. Regina says:

    Dying to try this! Does Andy Warhol Silvery Factory count as an incense? Whatever, cause it is my favorite.

  12. yash says:

    Have been lusting after this after some amazing reviews came up online..My favourite Aftelier creation is Tango…A deeply moving and cerebral scent..
    Thank you so much for this giveaway…

  13. 50_Roses says:

    Oh, I would so love to try this!
    My favorite Aftelier so far is Secret Garden. I am sooo lemming a bottle of it!

  14. JolieFleurs says:

    Oh, what an awesome draw, thank you!

    My favorite Aftelier arrogance is Sepia; it’s an amazing perfume on many levels, and the first one that ever lived up to it’s “backstory” for me.

    My favorite scented body product is the absolutely stunning Kashmir Rose Neck and Décolleté Whipped Frosting by Laurie Stern at Velvet and Sweet Pea.

    My favorite incense perfume is Jubilation 25, though it’s probably not a straight-up incense fragrance per se, it’s the frankincense in it that makes me swoon.

    Thanks again, Mandy and NST!

  15. d3m0lici0n says:

    I’ve never tried anything from Aftelier but I’d love to.
    My favorite incense is CdG Zagorsk.

  16. luha says:

    I haven’t had any experience with Aftelier, but would love…

    My fave incense is Passage D’Enfer

  17. Annikky says:

    Oooh, an über-exciting draw, thank you!

    a) I have just received my batch of Aftelier samples and Sepia is the early favourite.
    b) If hands count, then Jurlique Rose hand cream.
    c) Incense is relatively new territory for me, but I have enjoyed SSS Incense Pure and L’Artisan Passage D’Enfer. CdG series is also great, I almost think I need Zagorsk just because of the evocative name.

  18. AnnieA says:

    Strangely I think it was the Samsara body creme a friend passed on. Not a fan of the perfume itself but the creme made me feel like a Rich Lady…

  19. Blithie says:

    What wonderful give away, I really want to try this!
    My favorite Aftelier is the glorious Tango, followed closely by Cepes and Tuberose.
    My favorite incense is Tauer Perfumes Incense Rose.

  20. PetronellaCJ says:

    Such a great giveaway!
    I am, in fact, wearing Etro Shaal Nur today and loving it, as usually. It’s appropriately un-Christmassy on this day of Christmas preparations.

  21. yukiej says:

    I have not yet tried any Aftelier products, but I’d love to (some of the reviews are very tempting). My favorite incense fragrance is SSS Winter Woods, which is what I am wearing today on a snowy afternoon in upstate NY. Thank you for the draw!

  22. Ella says:

    A chance to smell like Leonard Cohen? Yes please!

    Bought the beautiful Messe de Minuit for my mother last year. On myself, my latest favourite is L’Air du Desert Marocain!

  23. phanie says:

    Favourite Aftelier fragrance: have not tried any yet
    I’ve heard the solid perfumes range is very good.
    Would try the new “wild roses” liquid perfume too.
    2) Estee Lauder: Private Collection Tuberose Gardenia body cream
    Feels great and smells divine
    3)Andy Tauer :Incense Rose,
    Hermes Eau de Gentiane
    and Atelier Cologne:Bois Blonde-cologne absolue

    Merrry Christmas

  24. Existentialist says:

    Aftelier is a line I have never tried. I love Aromatics Elixer body lotion. And I am sadly inexperienced with incense fragrances.

    Thanks for adding me to the draw!

  25. quixoticcynic says:

    Ohh, I love my sample of this, would love to win a full bottle! My favorite Aftelier perfume is Secret Garden (…and Fig, and Shiso…so many); my favorite body product is Diptyque’s Voile Satin; and my favorite incense perfume is Amouage’s Opus VI (if that counts as an incense perfume…). Thanks for the awesome giveaway!

  26. jepster says:

    OOOH! Thanks for the draw! Would love to try this product. As for incense, I’m a Tauer girl all the way. Either Incense Extreme or Incense Rose.

  27. jirish says:

    a) Cepes & Tuberose
    b) Pacifica Blood Orange body butter
    c) Jaisalmer

  28. AnnJune says:

    I’ve been meanting to try this also… lovely drawing!
    I usually use unscented body products to avoid conflict with perfumes, but will be experimenting with these in the future as a way to hopefully keep fragrances close to home enough not to bother coworkers – will be heading back out into corporate America in the not-too-distant future (ack!)
    Favorite incense fragrances are the new Agonist, Black Amber (incense plays a supporting role to the amber) – just gorgeous! Also love Messe de Minuit and, of course, Avignon.
    Thanks for the drawing… happy holidays to everyone on NST!

  29. Alityke says:

    I’m not familiar with Mandy Aftels work which is a huge omission on my part.

    Presently I am revelling in Nuxe Oil.

    I love YSL Nu which was my intro level to incense.

    You have permission to contact my email address etc etc etc

  30. morgana says:

    My favorite scented body product is (was) Comme des Garcons Odeur 53 body cream.

    My favorite incense perfume is CdG Incense Zagorsk.

    Thanks! And happy holidays + all the best in 2013!

  31. zeram1 says:

    My favorite scented body product was Malle’s Musc Ravageur body lotion.

  32. Abyss says:

    Ohh, can non-US folks enter? If so then my favourite incense perfumes are Czech & Speake’s Frankincense & Myrrh for its cosy warmth and Miller Harris La Fumée for being so pleasant and wearable.

  33. johannabaum says:

    My favorite insence perfume (it is a soft one) is ‘nu’ by ysl..

  34. ringthing says:

    Incense perfumes are my favorite category so I like many of them, but Messe de Minuit smells different depending on the weather (to me, anyway) so that’s the one I’ll pick. For now. Thanks for the draw!

  35. melauriga says:

    I haven’t tried any Aftel perfumes but love the sound of the body oil and hair elixir.
    My favorite incense perfume is Annick Goutal Encens Flamboyant.

  36. air_ocean says:

    My favorite is Cassis, still have a bit of the mini bottle left. But would love to try this one!

  37. Absolute Scentualist says:

    Oooh! Thanks for the contest, Mandy and Robin!

    I can’t answer a. because I haven’t tried any yet, but b. is either like all the Pure Fiji sugar rubs or good old Angel body lotion and c. is CDG Avignon or Bond No. 9 Chinatown, which is more of a gourmand incense, really, but I still love it. Also, in regard to b., I just tried Pacifica’s body butter for the first time and am loving the Italian Blood Orange under Hermes Ambre Narguile. It is so festive.

  38. kiki says:

    What fun! I’m sad to say I’ve actually never tried an Aftelier fragrance, but they’ve always intrigued me. Favorite scented body product is really hard to say- there are so many!- but I think I’m gonna go old-school and say Youth-Dew bath oil. It is somewhat softer than the EDP and a few drops in the bath never fail to make me feel like the Queen of Sheba. Favorite incense fragrance…maybe a tie between CDG Zagorsk and Donna Karan Black Cashmere (maybe not strictly an incense fragrance, but I think there’s enough in there to count!)

  39. obscura says:

    (a) I’ve never tried any of Mandy’s fragrances, (b) my favorite body product is a west indies bay scented soap handmade on the small island of Dominica, (c) and my favorite incense fragrances are CdG Avignon (for a blast of incense) and Gucci pour homme (for sublter incense).

  40. Prebendal says:

    I’ve yet to try Mandy’s line, but I’m very eager to experiece the Leonard Cohen oil. My current fave incense scent is CdG Avignon.

  41. crichmond76 says:

    WOW! I adore Mandy and NST! Dream combo!!! And since moving to AZ my hair could use some TLC. I love CDG avignon and Loree Rodkin Gothic II! Insence fumes are my fav

  42. marbleandmilkweed says:

    I adore Mandy’s Cepes & Tuberose, would love to win a bottle of this lovely stuff! xo

  43. stasia13 says:

    well I love Leonard Cohen and I just saw him live in NYC on 12/18 &. he still has it! I’d love to smell him, lol. My fav Aftelier is carpets and tuberose but I haven’t tried all of them yet.i love hey patchouli body oil as well. Other scented bosh products I love are the body shops mango body butter and lush,s sympathy for the skin moisturizer. for in ense I like foresty pine scents or good old nag champa.

    lol I meant cepes and tuberose! damn u autocorrect!

  44. trax says:

    Favourite scented body product is the coffee shower gel from Yves Rocher. Favourite incense perfume is Biehl Parfumkunstwerke MB03 or Black Tourmaline by Olivier Durbano if that one goes under incense that is :)
    Thank you for this draw and great Holiday cheer to you! :) :)

  45. moon_grrl says:

    My favorite scented body product is Neutrogena Rainbath shower gel, which is musky and delicious. My favorite incense is CDG Avignon hands down. It really does smell like the wisps of smoke rising from a censer. Thanks for the draw!

  46. dora says:

    Old school for me-Parfum Sacre by Caron. You may of course use my email. Have a wonderful Christmas and/or holiday and Happy New Year to the hard working staff, and thanks for all you do.

  47. Lexy says:

    My favourite incense perfume is Ambre Noir by SSS… Musc Ravageur perfume oil is my favourite scented body product, and finally, if I have to choose from all lovely Aftelier perfumes it would be Tango. Thanks for the draw and may all of you have a really Merry Christmas and a happy New Year 2013!

  48. Woodgirl says:

    I haven’t smelled any Aftelier perfumes yet, sadly, but this would be my choice, it sounds lovely. My favorite incense perfume is a tie between SSS Incense Pure and CdG Avignon. Thanks for the draw.

  49. egabbert says:

    My favorite incense perfume is Incense Rose by Andy Tauer. Happy holidays!

  50. Scottie says:

    Aftelier is my #1 most want to try line- sadly, it hasn’t happened yet. I don’t wear many scented body products, but I like the Santa Maria Novella body washes and Dermalogica deodorant (non-aluminum and non-offensive, which seems to be a strangely infrequent combination). Favorite incense is (probably, I like many) Bois d’Encens. THANK YOU and happy holidays!

  51. White Rose says:

    Sadly, I have never owned anything from the Aftelier line, even though they sound delicious. Parfum for me are like books, I have so many lined up to read.

    The body cream I am wearing now is the limited edition Alien Liquor.

  52. blauriche says:

    I like CdG Vettiveru and I usually wear a lotion with a light scent like the Body Shop’s shea butter scented line.

  53. Sydscents says:

    Favorite incense scent is CdG Avignon. Happy Holidays!

  54. Joley says:

    My favorite incense perfume is Juozas Statkevicius.

  55. Emily says:

    Thanks to NST and Aftelier for the terrific draw!

    I haven’t tried any Aftelier scents yet, but everything Mandy Aftel does sounds wonderful. My favorite scented body product is the bargain-basement wonder that is Yves Rocher Comoran Ylang body wash. CdG Avignon is my favorite incense perfume, narrowly beating out YSL Nu, L’Artisan Dzongkha, Heeley Cardinal, Caron Parfum Sacre, and the bazillion other incensey scents I have on hand at any given time.

  56. annemarie says:

    I’v been exploring body oils and it happens that my favourite scented body product is a body oil – Nuxe’s Huile Prodigieuse. Love!

  57. llaws72 says:

    Patchouli Spice is my favorite! Thanks Mandy and NST!

  58. slundberg says:

    I love and adore this stuff! Ancient Resin’s is a blessing at my house as it aids my husband to rest well without heavy meds :) My bottle quickly became his. Favorite incense perfumes Sepia my mini has quickly become fumes… Thanks for the chance to get a bottle of Ancient Resin for myself.

  59. ccdouglass says:

    My favorite Aftelier fragrance, of those I’ve tried, is Tango. Thanks for the giveaway!

  60. poodle says:

    Favorite incense? Oh, dear, I like a lot of them but I guess I’ll say Avignon. I really want to try Ancient Resins. Really.

  61. FragrantWitch says:

    Oh, what a fantastic giveaway!
    I’ve never tried an Aftelier fragrance but they have long been my ever growing ‘to sniff’ list. My favourite scented body product is either Youth Dew Bath Oil or the sadly discontinued Birthday Suit from Origins. Fave incense is a tough one as I love many but at the moment I’d have to say either Avignon, Black Cashmere or La Fumeé.

    Thanks Mandy and Robin for a great giveaway- may you and all here at NST have a joyous holiday season!

  62. Cornlily says:

    CDG Avignon. Today I was talking to my husband about Leonard Cohen’s recent work; I said I want to try Ancient Oils just to have an idea of what he likes,

  63. missionista says:

    I haven’t had a chance to smell any Aftelier scents yet, so would be very excited to try.

    Right now, I’m enjoying Memoire Liquide’s Encens Liquide.

  64. ceciliat says:

    I haven’t tried any of the Aftelier products yet, so this would be a great gateway. The last scented body product I used was a Habanita body lotion, which I like, but certainly prefer the perfume.

    Happy holidays to all!

  65. ElizabethN says:

    My favorite Aftelier scents are Cepes and Tuberose and Parfum de Maroc. But I love so many others. Thanks for the drawing!

  66. Gennyleigh says:

    i’m not usually a big incense perfume wearer, but if I’m in the mood, I’ll reach for Kyoto.

  67. Miss Woolf says:

    I adore my sample of Tango, and Muse is also lovely. But Tango is at the top of my FB list for 2013; it is absolutely beautiful, and I feel beautiful and mysterious when I wear it. Just the way I want to be.
    Happy Holidays and thank you for the draw.

  68. LCT says:

    My favorite scented body product is Rose 31 body lotion by Le Labo. I tried it at a hotel once and became hopelessly addicted. Thanks for the draw!

  69. SuddenlyInexplicably says:

    I love Aftelier’s body oils! I own the chocolate saffron and rose–would love to own this one!

    a) my favorite perfume is Cacao
    b) my favorite scented body product is Chanel 19 body cream (which I do not own)
    c) my favorite incense fragrances are Miyako (which I own) and Bois d’Armenie (which I don’t own)

  70. buddhaness says:

    I love Mandy’s shiso and maroc perfumes. Actually they are all fantastic and I have a hard time narrowing them down.

  71. samberg says:

    My favorite scented body product is the body lotion of Premier Figiuer, and my favorite incense perfume is Dzongkha. Guess I’m loving L’Artisan lately.

  72. larnedsusan says:

    My favorite incense fragrance is CDG Avignon.

  73. beaune98 says:

    My favorite is Tango, I also love Cepes and Tuberose.

  74. Luccia says:

    Hard for me to pick a favorite Aftelier, there are so many, but I would say Wildflowers if I didn’t say Wild Roses or Shiso. Fave incense same thing, if I have to pick one I would say Balsamo della Mecca.

  75. mlleashley says:

    This Aftelier body oil went on my wish list as soon as I read the post. I would love to win a bottle! So far the only incense perfume I have tried is Passage d’Enfer, but I adore it.

  76. Connie says:

    I’ve never tried an Aftelier fragrance, here’s hoping.
    A favorite body cream I’ve been using (sparingly because i cant find it anymore) is Climat perfumed body creme.
    Thank you for the generous draw. :-)

  77. Shiloh says:

    I am fascinated with hair fragrance of any kind! My favorite incense perfume is Caron Sacre. Thank you for this draw!

  78. moore says:

    I love incense perfumes. My favorite right now are Incense Oud, Avignon and Kyoto, despite I don’t feel too much incense in Kyoto.

  79. brookesfca says:

    I am a huge fan of the Aftelier line. I love Oud Luban in the new liquid extrait form (on my holiday wish list). I have a few of her 2 ML parfums and I am pleased with their longevity and how they develop. My favorite was Memento which is now retired.

  80. Joaquim says:

    I LOVE Cacao! I’m not much into incense perfumes, but my mother loves it, and Ancient resint would be an awesome gift!
    Thank you for the draw!

  81. melisand61 says:

    I adore the Chocolate and Saffron Body Oil and I can’t wait to try this one. As for Aftelier fragrances, I’ve only tried a few, but Tango is wonderful.

  82. rosiegreen62 says:

    My current favorite body product is Shea Moisture Organic Raw Shea Butter baby oil rub. It is a great body oil for the cold of winter, helps my eczema and dry skin and smells lightly of myrrh and frankincense.

  83. ramble says:

    I’ve just discovered the wonderful world of perfumes this month so don’t have any favorites in the categories listed. I’ve just tried about ten sample sizes of niche perfumes that I ordered, and am looking forward to trying more and discovering favorites.

  84. Raaya says:

    My favorite Aftelier perfumes as of now are “Cepes & Tuberose” because it wraps its warmth around me like the blanket of someone I love
    And
    “Candide” because it makes me just so happy

  85. Favorite incense perfumes shift all the time because I love so many, but right now, Tauer Incense Rose, Chanel No. 22, and Guerlain Encens Mythique d’Orient.

  86. Wintergal says:

    What a wonderful giveaway! My favorite scented bath product right now is Mure et Musk gel shower by L’Artisan Parfumeur. I would love to try Aftelier Ancient Resins. Thank you!

  87. CompassRose says:

    Oo, I was admiring the post about these elixirs and thinking about how much I’d like to try them!

    I’ve never tried anything Aftelier.

    Favourite scented body product: The Body Shop’s Hemp Hand Cream, which has a lovely hippie patchouli smell.

    Favourite incense perfume: the tiny sample of The Precious I just got, Norma Kamali’s Incense, which is my perfect, my dream perfume altogether, just what I was looking for, except for the whole discontinued and unavailable thing.

  88. mmjunkie says:

    Oooh, what a nice giveaway! My new and current fave body product is Shea Moisture Argan Oil & Raw Shea Lotion with Frankincense and Myrrh. Love it!

  89. Bronyraur says:

    My favorite incense scent is Neela Vermeire’s Trayee. Thanks for the draw!

  90. garamascara says:

    My favorite Aftelier perfume is Tango. And my favorite incense fragrance is Comme des Garçons, Avignon.

    Happy holidays and thank you very much!

  91. Elena says:

    My favorite incense is CdG Kyoto, or Avignon. I have tiny samples of both, and am hoarding them. Happy Holidays!

  92. Taffy says:

    My favorite incense perfume is Maria Candida Gentile’s Sideris.

    Wishing you all a wonderful holiday season!

  93. hajusuuri says:

    This product sounds interesting.

    I’m still exploring the scent but my favorite right now is incense scent is SSS Incense Pure.

  94. Lindaloo says:

    I do like Mandy Aftel’s Haute Claire and the way it shifts between strong green and soft floral.
    I love Shalimar lotion and often wear it to sleep. Also enjoy Narciso Rodriguez for Her body cream and on a very different note, Le Labo Rose 31 lotion.
    Haven’t delved much into incense scents.
    Thanks for the draw opportunity.

  95. Hermesfan says:

    My fav incense perfume is CdG Avignon, thx for the drawing!

  96. jackie b says:

    I would love to try the Aftelier line, this oil sounds lovely. So far I like Tauer Incense Extreme, and recently have received Seville A L’Aube which is orange blossom firstly, but with a hum of incense underneath it. I just read The Perfume Lover, which tells the story of the creation of the perfume. Great read.

  97. amarie121 says:

    I have not had the pleasure of smelling any of Mandy’s products, but I hope to find them soon! I love Caudalie Divine Oil. The scent is gorgeous. Kiehl’s Creme de Corps is a wonderful vanilla confection that I like to use in the winter. Thank you for entering me in the drawing!:-)

  98. Marsha says:

    At the moment my fav body product is Neutrogena’s Sesame Body Oil into which I poured a couple of tablespoons of Chanel’s Sensual Elixir.

  99. hongkongmom says:

    Yes please :-) u have permission to use my email and thanks for hosting

  100. Blimunda says:

    Favourite incense perfume…….can’t quite narrow it down to one! It would possibly be Dzongkha though, since I wear it ALL the time! I also love Avignon, but find Dzongkha warmer and less High Mass!

    My favourite scented body product is an Aesop body cream, citrus rind. Unctuous and refreshing and zingy.

    I’ve never tried an Aftelier scent before and would LOVE to win these having read so much about them!

  101. gisela says:

    My favourite scented body product is Caudalie’s Huile Divine. Thanks for the draw!

  102. mysterious_scent says:

    My favorite body product is lush chocolate body butter
    Happy holiday! and thanks

  103. Naie says:

    My favorite scented body product is actually cold-pressed coconut oil. It’s excellent for hair and body,, although I don’t use it on my face because it’s supposed to be comedogenic.

  104. Ooh how awesome! Sadly I haven’t tried any Aftelier’s so I can’t answer a, but b) right now I’m really loving Lush’s Ro’s Argan body conditioner and L’Occitane’s Desert Rose body cream and c) Parfum d’Empire Wazamba though I’ve been meaning to try the SSS one.

  105. shail07 says:

    Hi there, Fantastic opportunity to try a natural brand of perfume. I have not tried any of afteliers perfumes (would love to though), Have not really ever tried a scented body product. I love incense perfumes though big time. My favorite is a joint tie between armani prive bois d encens and etro messe de miuit. Both outstanding perfumes and masterpieces in my mind.
    Cheers.

  106. helenviolette says:

    Season’s greetings! My favorite AFtelier is Candide, but I also love cepes and tuberose! And the honey one is great too! Thanks for the draw.

  107. jitterbug70 says:

    I live in Malaysia and have never come across Aftelier products – I would love a chance to sample them! My favourite scented body product is the Peony body cream by L’Erbolario :)

    Happy holidays everyone!

  108. womo531 says:

    a) Honey Blossom, b) Aftelier Patchouli spice body oil, and I simply cannot answer c, because there are just too many!

  109. Dagney says:

    My favorite scented body product is Clinique Wrappings Body Lotion….amazingingly herbal. Thanks!

  110. Mary Carol says:

    I’m a fan of Incense Rose.

  111. Lucy says:

    My current favorite body product is Spuma di Sciampagna talc. I just picked up a bottle at a convenience store in Italy for less than two dollars! The scent is divine and it works really well. Definitely the best cheap thrill I’ve bought in a long time.

  112. Rictor07 says:

    My favorite incense is CdG Jaisalmer.

  113. CM says:

    I haven’t tried any Aftlier scents, but there are a few on my list that I’d like to try…honey blossom, I’m looking at you!. My favorite incense is the L’Artisan Seville l’aube, which I’m actually wearing now! I do need to explore more incense perfumes one of these days… Thanks for the draw!

  114. Janice says:

    My favorite Aftelier perfume is Tango, followed closely by Cepes & Tuberose and the new Wild Roses.

    Thanks for the draw!

  115. Jennifer says:

    I AM A NATURAL INCENSE MAKER. I AM JUST STARTING IN NATURAL PERFUMERY. STILL MY FAVORITE SCENT IS FRANKINCENSE AND MYRRH.I HAVE NOT TRIED ANY NATURAL PERFUMES YET EXCEPT THINGS THAT I HAVE PUT TOGETHER. MANDY AFTEL AND HER BOOKS HAVE SET ME ON A MAJOR QUEST INTO NATURAL PERFUmery..

  116. datura5750 says:

    I love Avignon by CDG, and usually wear it on Christmas eve, I love the Aftelier chefs essences!

  117. Liza says:

    My favorite incense fragrance is Black Cashmere, with Timbuktu a close second.

  118. Lisa D says:

    Lumiere is the only Aftel scent I’ve tried (though I think I’d love Cepes and Tuberose), I like to use coconut oil as an all over moisturizer simply because it smells so fantastic, and my favorite incense is CdG Jaisalmer.

  119. sweetgrass says:

    A. I’ve only tried a few Aftelier fragrances but so far my favorite is Haute Claire. I really want to try Cepes & Tuberose and the new Wild Roses and Oud Luban.
    B. I don’t use a lot of scented body products but I have some nice calendula lotion from Bath Junkie that I scented.
    C. My favorite incense is either CdG Kyoto or Ouarzazate. I also like L’Air du Desert Marocain and Aftelier Amber.

  120. lilybug says:

    I’ve been meaning to try some Aftelier fragrances for years as some of them sound novel and beautiful. They’re on my list and I’m sure ill get there eventually.

    As for incense perfumes I can comment on, I have soft spots for Avignon and Chanel No 22, and I can say Ciro Acclaim and Jovan Frankincense and Myrrh are lovely too, if you can score tiny samples.

  121. Dixie says:

    I love Incense Pure by SSS and Serge Lutens La Myrrhe.

  122. sylviana says:

    My favorite Aftelier fragrance is ‘Sepia’. I adore the shifts that this fragrance goes through on my skin! I also am very enamoured by ‘Ancient Resins’! I like that it was created for Leonard Cohen – it’s such a wonderful blend that simultaneously grounds and uplifts me. Thanks for hosting the giveaway of this wonderful oil!!!

  123. bookwyrmsmith says:

    I don’t think that I’ve tried any Aftelier fragrances yet this would be a lovely opportunity to though. I recently discovered body milk spray lotion and body butters from the body shop and BBW respectively. I have many favorite incense scents and plan on getting more .Avignon,Nu , Barbara Bui, CDG original ,Parfume Sacre, Tabu and Opium(vintage of course!).Thanks for the draw and my email is useable if I am so lucky as to be drawn!

  124. YellowLantern says:

    My favorite incense perfume is Andy Tauer’s Incense Rose!

  125. Cybele says:

    My favorite incense is Timbuktu.

  126. nsquared says:

    Favorite incense perfume is definitely Comme des Garcon Ouarzazate!

  127. aspazy says:

    I haven’t had a chance to get acquainted with Aftelier products, but my favorite incense perfumes are Tam Dao and Avignon.

  128. nozknoz says:

    I have a teensy bottle of Aftelier Parfum Prive that I love (in fact, I’m going to put some on right now!) and I also want Tango. My fav incense is Andy Tauer’s L’Air du Désert Marocain.

  129. Bear says:

    You have permission to use my email address.
    My favourite incense scent is Diptyque Messe de Minuit.
    Thanks!

  130. PhinClio says:

    Haven’t tried any Aftelier products yet (though this one sounds great). My favorite incense fragrance (though there’s a lot more going on it) is Divine’s L’Homme Sage. You have permission to use my e-mail address to contact me.

  131. malik.al.sayf says:

    My favourite incense perfume is bond no 9 andy warhol silver factory

  132. Janet says:

    My favorite incense perfume is Trayee by Neela Vermeire. By Kilian’s Incense Oud is also gorgeous!

  133. Hermoine11 says:

    My favorite incense fragrance is CDG Zagorsk; I also love YSL Nu and L”Artisan Dzongkha. My favorite body product is Iris Poudre body butter by FM. Haven’t had a chance to try any of Mandy Aftel’s creations yet but looking forward to it! Thanks for the draw.

  134. Joanne says:

    Have never had the opportunity to try anything from Aftelier, so thank you for this chance. This holiday, I have been slathering on the Caldrea Ginger and Pear lotion– it just fits the season so well.

  135. kal says:

    Incense Rosé by Tauer Perfumes is definitely my favorite incense perfume. It’s dry and “incensy” while at the same time succulent, juicy and warm. How that’s possible? One should just try it and will know :-)

  136. mamabrico says:

    Wow! Current obsession=incense perfumes, so …

    Have never had the fortune to try an Aftelier product, but very very curious! Fave scented body product: (in the interest of full disclosure, I don’t use all that many scented body products. just perfume, but …) easily Annick Goutal’s Crème Splendide, which I confess I do love a lot. And fave incense perfume, which I can’t get enough of at the moment, is CDG Avignon. Love!

  137. amerdouce says:

    Favourite incense: Heeley Cardinal, although it would be a close run with the similar but difficult to find M.Micallef’s Shanaan. The wave of frankincense can take me back to church in the swing of a thurible. Then comes the clean waft of linen, amber and labdanum into a gorgeous drydown. It’s a true incense lover’s perfume, and doesn’t have the (to me at least) unpleasant earthy note of CdG Avignon.

  138. Jennifer1977 says:

    Hello–

    You have permission to use my e-mail address.

    I have never tried Aftelier products. My favorite scented body product of all time was from an Israeli company, whose name escapes me, but the name of the product was “Angel Face.” It was incredible. Nothing compares. A beautiful, heavy neroli fragrance. It was all pure, natural oils and essential oils.

    My favorite incense perfume is probably Incense Extreme, by Andy Tauer. I could sit in a corner all day, huffing that stuff from a bag.

  139. NinaraPoll says:

    Hmmm… favorite scented body product? Nivea cream. The scent brings back memories of long-ago Christmases with my mom’s side of the family.