[productsample/affiliate] Molton Brown isn’t the only fragrance brand that’s using Egyptian references in its latest perfume. Cairo, by Penhaligon’s and Eight & Bob’s Egypt both pay homage to the country.

Molton Brown Geranium Nefertum

The brand describes the fragrance as ‘London via the Nile Delta’. To me, it’s rather a masculine fragrance – androgynous at least. On first spritz, you get a very fresh burst of fig leaf – I’d describe it as a crisp opener because there are underlying notes of mint which come from the specific minty rose geraniums sourced by the brand. Next comes a kind of woody warmth from sandalwood which to my nose over-rides the bergamot notes. After a time on the skin, Geranium Nefertum is smooth, creamy and mildly resinous. If you know you like a chypre-type fragrance, I think it’s a win.

Molton Brown Geranium Nefertum

With Father’s Day looming, it’s worth noting that there is also a shower gel (£22) and a deodorant (£20) as well as the EDT which is £45 for 50ml. I’m actually thinking that my own dad would really like it… You can find everything at John Lewis HERE non affiliate HERE.



 

Transparency Disclosure

All products are sent to me as samples from brands and agencies unless otherwise stated. Affiliate links may be used. Posts are not affiliate driven.