From their website: 4160Tuesdays is an artisan perfumery based in London where we've been hand-making adventurous scents since 2011. We create all our perfumes in small batches of 50-200 bottles at our Hammersmith studio, where we also run fragrance-making workshops.
Our perfumes are inspired by a place or a person at a certain moment, and created by our perfumer, Sarah McCartney (who isn't related to any of the other more famous McCartneys but she does get asked quite often).
We'd like to make our world a lovelier place starting with the small space around us and working outwards. 4160 Tuesdays stands out from other niche fragrance brands not just because it’s British, creative, witty and pioneering, but for an indie house handmaking all our fragrances, we're unusually affordable. We want everyone who’s interested in fragrance to be able to try them.
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This listing is for a set of their bestselling perfumes in 2.25ml atomizer EDP form, as follows:
The Sexiest Scent started life as the background for a bespoke fragrance event we did with The Gin Garden. It was specially designed to be smooth, unassuming, quiet, sensual and to stay close to the skin. But then we did a special event for two VIP guests, and one was a journalist. She liked it on its own, as did many of the other visitors, and declared it, “the sexiest scent ever!” and so it came to be named. IMHO stands for in my humble opinion, and it's meant ironically. In the world of perfumery “sillage” refers to the distance a perfume will travel from the wearer. The Sexiest Scent on the Planet Ever (IMHO) - after the first waft of lemon meringue pie-like lickability - has very low sillage, on purpose. You have to get up close to smell it. This is a good thing.
Meet Me On The Corner is a scent that sums up the 1970s, updated by a half century. It’s a bit like comparing the old Mini with the new Mini; the excitement of driving the original, but with effective windscreen wipers and reliable brakes. It’s named after the Lindisfarne song, Meet Me On The Corner, and captures days when you would arrange to meet someone, then just turn up. But we did not want to look backwards, and pine for lost loves; we are looking at the future with a fragrance to bring the excitement of 1970s citrus chypres, with a fresh 21st Century aura.
The key was discovering three essential oils: mandora – a citrus fruit cross of sweet orange and mandarin, grown in Cyprus – plus magnolia ower and magnolia leaf. Mandora gives the lemon and mandarin top note a bright new sunshiny feeling. Using magnolia instead of the traditional tuberose and rosewood brings softness to the heart of the fragrance.
Mother Nature’s Naughty Daughters celebrates nature’s rich harvest by using many of perfumery’s beautiful but restricted materials; rose, broom, cedarmoss, raspberry, strawberry and opoponax, plus safe synthetics Hedione and Maltol. Deliciously naughty.
Eau My Soul is the sandalwood amber scent of a group hug, made for the Facebook Group of the same name. Each one of this friendly group of fragrance fans could vote for their favourite notes, which also included frankincense, rose, honey, orris, musk, bergamot, benzoin, vanilla, myrrh, vetiver, patchouli, jasmine, lavender, cognac, tobacco, and oakmoss. It might sound overwhelming but it's a gentle, rich, deep smooth blend, as if all the materials we used decided to forget their differences and all join hands for the greater good.
Lying on the grass by the side of a clear river. The ultimate aromatically cleansing fragrance designed to refresh the morning after a late night. Whether you were out on the town or just so deep into a good book that you forgot to get to sleep until dawn. Named after the Talking Heads cover of Take Me To The River, it has refreshing rosemary and clary sage for your memory, frankincense to calm your soul, the smell of green grass meadows and a dip in cooling fresh water, a drop of mint and the light oral aroma of a new bar of soap.