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DISCOVERY SELECTION BOX - 20 perfume samples
DISCOVERY SELECTION BOX - 20 perfume samples
DISCOVERY SELECTION BOX - 20 perfume samples

DISCOVERY SELECTION BOX - 20 perfume samples

Pure parfum/extrait
£95.00
Tax included.

£10 delivery worldwide (free delivery in the UK)

  • 20x 1.8ml sample vials

EXCLUSIVE ONLINE OFFER: Automatically receive a full value voucher to spend against a 100ml perfume bottle. Valid for 30 days.

Embark on a sensory voyage of discovery with our Discovery Set. Explore the highlights of our perfume collections in this beautiful presentation box.

Our Discovery Set includes 20 perfumes – including our latest releases:

  • Cupid’s Kiss
  • Vanilla Edesia
  • Aquila Absolute
  • Gladiator Oud
  • Mercurial Cashmere
  • Persephone’s Patchouli
  • Patchouli of the Underworld
  • Vici Leather
  • Imperium
  • Trajan
  • Auster
  • Aurora
  • Rhodanthe
  • Silvanus
  • Capua
  • Vixere
  • Black Caviar
  • Celestial
  • Puritas
  • Amber Aquilaria

Your discovery set will contain a selection of 20 perfume samples. The ingredients for all our perfumes are here

All of our fragrances are Pure Parfum/Extrait and have excellent projection and longevity.

ALKOUT PURE PARFUM

INGREDIENTS: Alcohol Denat. Parfum [Fragrance]. Alpha-IsoMethyl Ionone, Benzyl Benzoate, Eugenol, Farnesol, Limonene, Geraniol.

AMBER AQUILARIA PURE PARFUM

INGREDIENTS: Benzyl Salicylate, Limonese, Linalool, Alpha-IsoMethyl Ionone, HydroxyCitronellal, Cinnamal, Benzyl Benzoate, Citral, Geraniol, Citronellol, IsoEugenol, Farnesol, Eugenol, BHT, Benzyl Alcohol, Methyl Eugenol.

AQUILA ABSOLUTE PURE PARFUM

INGREDIENTS: Alcohol Denat. Parfum (Fragrance) Limonene ,Hexyl Cinnamal ,Linalool, Citronellol ,Geraniol ,Citral ,Coumarin, Isoeugenol.

AURORA PURE PARFUM

INGREDIENTS: Alcohol Denat. Parfum [Fragrance]. Limonene, Hexyl Cinnamal, Citronellol, Alpha-IsoMethyl Ionone, Geraniol, Linalool, Hydroxycitronellal, Citral, Methyl 2-Octynoate, Eugenol.

AUSTER PURE PARFUM

INGREDIENTS: Alcohol Denat. Parfum [Fragrance]. Linalool, Limonene, Alpha-IsoMethyl Ionone, Citronellol, Geraniol, Eugenol, Hydroxycitronellal, Coumarin, Citral.

BLACK CAVIAR PURE PARFUM

INGREDIENTS: Alcohol Denat. Parfum [Fragrance]. Limonene, Coumarin, Amyl Cinnamal, Linalool, Citronellol, Geraniol, Hexyl Cinnamal, Citral, Eugenol, Cinnamyl Alcohol, AmylCinnamyl Alcohol, Benzyl Benzoate.

CAPUA PURE PARFUM

INGREDIENTS: Alcohol Denat. Parfum [Fragrance]. BHT, Limonene, Benzyl Alcohol, Alpha-IsoMethyl Ionone, Cinnamal, Linalool, IsoEugenol.

CELESTIAL PURE PARFUM

INGREDIENTS: Alcohol Denat. Parfum [Fragrance]. HydroxyCitronellal, Alpha-IsoMethyl Ionone, Geraniol, Citronellol, Linalool, Farnesol, Limonene, Citral, Eugenol, Benzyl Alcohol, Evernia Prunastri (oakmoss) Extract, Coumarin, Benzyl Benzoate.

CUPID’S KISS PURE PARFUM

INGREDIENTS: Alcohol Denat. Parfum [Fragrance]. Limonene, Hexyl Cinnamal, Linalool, Citronellol, Geraniol, Citral, Coumarin, Isoeugenol, Eugenol, Benzyl Alcohol, Farnesol.

FORTUNA PURE PARFUM

INGREDIENTS: Alcohol Denat. Parfum [Fragrance]. Citronellol, Geraniol, Benzyl Alcohol, Hydroxycitronellal, Linalool, Citral.

GLADIATOR OUD PURE PARFUM

INGREDIENTS: Alcohol Denat. ,Parfum (Fragrance) Alpha-Isomethyl Ionone ,Citronellol ,Coumarin ,Geraniol ,Linalool , Limonene ,Eugenol , Benzyl Benzoate, Cinnamyl Alcohol , Cinnamal ,Citral , Benzyl Cinnamate.

IMPERIUM PURE PARFUM

INGREDIENTS: Alcohol Denat. Parfum [Fragrance]. Limonene, Linalool, Citral, Geraniol.

JUPITER PURE PARFUM

INGREDIENTS: Alcohol Denat. Parfum [Fragrance]. Citronellol, Linalool, Limonene, Coumarin, Alpha-IsoMethyl Ionone, Geraniol, Hexyl Cinnamal, Benzyl Benzoate, Citral, IsoEugenol, Methyl Eugenol.

MERCURIAL CASHMERE PURE PARFUM

INGREDIENTS: Alcohol Denat [SD Alcohol 40-B]. Parfum [Fragrance]. Citronellol, Linalool, Limonene, Coumarin, Alpha-IsoMethyl Ionone, Geraniol, Hexyl Cinnamal, Benzyl Benzoate, Citral, IsoEugenol.

OCTAVIAN PURE PARFUM

INGREDIENTS: Alcohol Denat. Parfum [Fragrance]. Alpha-IsoMethyl Ionone, Citronellol, Limonene, Geraniol, Cinnamal, Citral, Eugenol, Farnesol, Linalool, Benzyl Alcohol, Benzyl Benzoate.

PATCHOULI OF THE UNDERWORLD PURE PARFUM

INGREDIENTS: Alcohol Denat. Parfum [Fragrance]. Linalool, Coumarin, Benzophenone-2, Benzyl Benzoate, Geraniol, Benzyl Alcohol, Farnesol, Citronellol, Eugenol, Limonene, Citral.

PERSEPHONE’S PATCHOULI PURE PARFUM

INGREDIENTS: Alcohol Denat. Parfum [Fragrance]. Benzophenone-2 Limonene, Linalool, Eugenol, Geraniol, Citronellol, HydroxyCitronellal, Cinnamal, Citral Flammable Liquid.

POMONA VITALIS PURE PARFUM

INGREDIENTS: Alcohol Denat. Parfum [Fragrance]. Benzyl Benzoate, Citronellol, Linalool, Hydroxycitronellal, Limonene, Benzyl Alcohol, Geraniol, Benzophenone-2 Citral, Benzyl Cinnamate, Eugenol, Farnesol, Cinnamyl Alcohol.

PURITAS PURE PARFUM

INGREDIENTS: Alcohol Denat. Parfum [Fragrance]. Limonene, Benzyl Salicylate, Coumarin, Benzyl Benzoate, Linalool, Citronellol, Citral, Geraniol, Benzyl Cinnamate, Farnesol, Eugenol, Benzyl Alcohol, IsoEugenol, Methyl Eugenol.

RHODANTHE PURE PARFUM

INGREDIENTS: Alcohol Denat. Parfum [Fragrance]. Citronellol, Alpha-IsoMethyl Ionone, Limonene, Geraniol, Benzyl Benzoate, Linalool, Citral, Eugenol, Methyl 2-Octynoate, Methyl Eugenol.

SILVANUS PURE PARFUM

INGREDIENTS: Alcohol Denat. Parfum [Fragrance]. Butylphenyl MethylPropional, Linalool, Citronellol, Geraniol, Benzyl Salicylate, Limonene, Alpha-IsoMethyl Ionone, Eugenol, Citral, Benzyl Alcohol.

SUMMANUS PURE PARFUM

INGREDIENTS: Alcohol Denat. Parfum [Fragrance]. Citronellol, Linalool, Limonene, Geraniol, IsoMethyl Ionone, Benzyl Alcohol, Hexyl Cinnamal, Eugenol, Evernia Prunastri (oakmoss) Extract, HydroxyCitronellal, Citral, Benzyl Benzoate, Courmarin, Benzyl Salicylate, Cinnamyl Alcohol.

TRAJAN PURE PARFUM

INGREDIENTS: Alcohol Denat. Parfum [Fragrance]. Limonene, Coumarin, Linalool.

VANILLA EDESIA PURE PARFUM

INGREDIENTS: Alcohol Denat. Parfum [Fragrance]. Alcohol denat. Parfum (fragrance), Limonene, Linalool, Cinnamaldehyde, Eugenol, Farnesol, Citronellol, Geraniol, Benzyl benzoate, Benzy alcohol, Citral.

VICI LEATHER PURE PARFUM

INGREDIENTS: Alcohol Denat. Parfum [Fragrance]. Benzyl Salicylate, Citronellol, HydroxyCitronellal, Hexyl Cinnamal, Linalool, Limonene, Cinnamal, Geraniol, Methyl 2-Octynoate, Benzyl Benzoate, Citral, Farnesol, Eugenol, IsoEugenol, Benzyl Alcohol.

VIXERE PURE PARFUM

INGREDIENTS: Alcohol Denat. Parfum [Fragrance]. Alpha-IsoMethyl Ionone, Limonene, Geraniol, Coumarin, Hydroxycitronellal, Linalool, Benzyl Benzoate, Citronellol, Citra

Fragrances are made from a number of notes carefully blended to make an accord. An accord is the unique identifying impression of a scent, created by perfumers carefully blending and harmonising different scent ingredients. Some are simple in structure with individual ingredients easy to recognise and others so complex it is almost impossible for most people to identify any individual ingredients.

We think of these accords as similar to musical notes and chords working together to create harmony, discord, stories, rhythm, pace and emotions.

Perfume ingredients, whether natural or artificial, vary in volatility and molecular size and structure, meaning the scents release from the skin at different rates. These are commonly categorised as top, middle or base notes represented in a fragrance pyramid. With a quality, complex fragrance, they can take hours to reveal themselves.

TOP notes are most apparent in the first 15 minutes and will start to appear immediately as soon as you spray the fragrance. 

HEART or MID notes come into play 20-60 minutes after the perfume is sprayed. This middle section of the fragrance can take many minutes to pass.

BASE notes start to make themselves known 1-12 hours after the perfume is first sprayed, depending on the quality and concentration of the scent. These are the notes that linger longest, so it's important to make sure you enjoy their lasting impression.

When you first smell a fragrance, keep in mind that you are smelling the entire fragrance, and over time the notes will fade and evolve as the perfumer intended. This development is one of the great joys of perfume appreciation.  

Perfumes come in different concentrations. This concentration level refers to the amount of fragrance oils which are included in the finished product.

Perfume concentration guide:

  • Eau Fraiche (1-4%)
  • Eau de Cologne (2-4%)
  • Eau de Toilette (5-15%)
  • Eau de Parfum (15-20%)
  • Parfum or Pure Parfum (20-30%).

The greater the concentration of the fragrance, the higher quality it generally is. Stronger perfumes can often project further and frequently last longer on the skin than weaker ones. Many high quality niche perfumes will be labelled as Parfum or Pure Parfum. Some people prefer a subtle scent and should look for an Eau de Cologne or Eau de Toilette instead.

TOP TIP: all perfumes are not made equal.

All Electimuss perfumes are pure parfums with a concentration of 20-30%, made with the highest quality oils and ingredients, meaning they project beautifully and are very long lasting. 

Many people have moved away from the concept of a signature scent in preference of a collection of scents. Season, time of day, what you are doing and who’s around you will all affect your choice of fragrance.

  1. Do you want a scent for special occasions and parties?
  2. Are you looking for a versatile scent to take you from dawn to dusk?
  3. What mood are you in? Are you looking for a sensual, comforting scent or something bright and breezy?
  4. Are you buying it for you to enjoy on your own skin or are you looking to project a message?

Any scent wardrobe has room for all different types of scents to suit the different versions of you. Perfume is about self-expression, and some days you will want to wrap up in warm woody spices, whilst other days you might need a punchier scent to empower you and project a sense of strength to the outside world.

If you want a scent that makes you irresistible, consider choosing a scent with your partner. Choosing a “wear to share” perfume of a scent that connects you with a partner will act like a delicious invisible secret you both share.

The important thing is to express yourself and indulge in the delight that perfume can bring.

There are ways to get the most out of your testing experience.

Spray a new scent on a blotter first. Wait a few moments before closing your eyes, taking a sniff and allowing the scent to transport you.

Once you shortlist the fragrances you like, wear them on skin. One at a time works best, and will allow you to fully experience the beauty of each creation.

Take your time with each fragrance. Allow each one to fully progress from top to heart to base notes. Live with one you like for a while, wear it during the day, in the evening, for dates or cosy nights at home. See how each scent makes you feel and which occasions it suits best.

Exploring fragrances in an almost ritualistic manner will turn the activity into a sensual experience, rather than a means to an end. Most people are visually dominant, so tune into your olfactory senses: turn down the lights, close your eyes and find a quiet space and time to spritz and enjoy.

TOP TIP: make sure you aren’t wearing any other perfumes or strongly scented body products, and move any candles or reed diffusers away before you begin.

With discovery sets we include complimentary fragrance blotters.

That’s because we recommend you try scents with blotters first (also known as scent sticks, strips or mouillettes) and then choose the ones you like the most to try on your skin later.

TOP TIP: Use a different blotter for each scent and write the name of the scent on the blotter before you spray it, so that you remember what you are smelling! It’s also a good idea to lay a piece of paper on the table or surface for the blotters to sit on between smelling them, so the scent doesn’t stay on your furniture.

Spritz and wait

If you are trying several scents (or our entire Discovery Set) we recommend you evaluate them in batches no larger than two or three at a time. Read about the scents on our website, read some reviews online and on social media and choose several you like the sound of.

Hold the blotter with the wide round end and spray the narrow end with the perfume bottle 5-15 cm away from the blotter.

Leave the blotter for 20 seconds before smelling to avoid the initial rush of alcohol. Perfume ingredients are suspended in a formula including alcohol for dilution and stability. Let this pass.

Now it’s time to smell, but don’t be tempted to put the blotter right up to your nose. If you inhale too strongly you risk desensitising your nose and if it touches your nose you won’t be able to smell anything else. Hold the blotter about 20cm from your face and waft the stick towards your nose.

1-15 minutes

What you will smell first at this stage are the top notes. Their main purpose is to give a perfume an initial appeal and then transition smoothly into the next part of the fragrance. These are generally lighter and smaller molecules. Some common top notes are citrus scents like bergamot, lemon, orange, lime, as well as some herbs and spices like basil and star anise. Bear in mind that this is only the first impression and mostly you will be the only one to smell the top notes as they will be gone as you leave the front door.

15 – 60 minutes

Mid or heart notes as the name suggests make up the heart of the fragrance. Their function is to retain some of the top notes while introducing new scents to add depth to the perfume. They tend to remain for the duration of the scent, providing some balance and harmony to base notes which can often be more robust. Typical heart notes are florals like rose, geranium, jasmine and neroli as well as some light woods like pine, sandalwood, cedar and spices like pink pepper or cardamom.

They typically make up around 70% of the fragrance so take your time to judge the heart notes. Try to pick up individual ingredients. Think about how it makes you feel. Does it remind you of something or someone? Put it down and come back to it several times so that you don’t ‘over smell’ it.

TOP TIP: if you are smelling several scents you can become ‘smell blind’. Some people recommend smelling coffee beans in between to refresh your nose, but we recommend smelling the nook of your elbow or your sleeve, or taking a break and getting some fresh air. Your own scent is neutral to you, so it’s like returning to home base. If you are testing several perfumes, walk away from the other blotters so you don’t end up contaminating / combining the scents.

1-12 hours

Base notes are the foundation of a perfume, they are rich, heavy, and long lasting. They begin to emerge towards the end of the first hour working with the heart notes to create the main feel of a perfume. They generally add depth, complexity, and resonance to a fragrance with typical base notes including darker and sweeter ingredients like amber, vanilla, ambergris, oud, musk, and patchouli.

Try on skin

Blotters are a great way to explore a number of different scents to find ones you think you like; but they can’t predict how a perfume reacts to your skin. Different skin tones, acidity levels, hormones, temperatures, humidity, skin oils / condition and natural odours, all affect the way a scent evolves, making each scent unique to you.

We recommend you start with the inside of your arm slightly above your wrist. Electimuss scents are very high in concentration and quality with excellent projection and longevity, so we advise you to start with 1 spray. Hold the spray about 15-20 cm away and spray once or twice.

TOP TIP: To avoid nose fatigue don’t try several perfumes on your skin on the same day. It can be overwhelming and hard to distinguish them. Trying a scent a day allows you to savour the scent and when you wake up the next morning and you want to spray it again, you know you’ve found a scent to add to your collection.

Don’t just try to identify individual smells. The way to find a scent you will love to wear and to improve your descriptive language when talking about fragrance is to think of your other senses, and which words from those you might use to describe the scent.

SIGHT Does the fragrance have a colour? What colour is it? Is it bright, or dark? Is it pastel, or neon? Does it feel like lights or shadows?

SOUND What kind of sound would this fragrance make? Does it sound like an instrument, or a vocal? Is it loud or quiet? Is it high or low pitched?

FEEL What about texture and touch – does this fragrance feel like a fabric? What kind of fabric? Silk, cotton, denim, velvet, fur? Is it smooth, or rough? Does it have a shape or form? Is it warm or cool in temperature? How does it make you feel? Does it remind you of a person, place or memory?

TASTE How would it taste? Is it sweet, or more savoury and saltier? Is it sour and sharp, or bitter and green? Is it spicy, vibrant, pungent?

Do any of these properties change over time?

At first it can be difficult to try to match your other senses to a scent but practicing and repeating the process will help you become more confident in describing scents – especially if you aren’t familiar with individual notes. And remember, there is no wrong answer!

You’re never going to please everyone. Scent is intimate and personal, it exists in your personal space, on your skin, your clothes and your aura so it has to be something you gain pleasure from. And, like choosing different outfits for season, occasion and mood, the same applies to perfume.

Whether one day you need something soft and intimate, comforting, playful, light-hearted, powerful or sexy, it’s up to you. Perfume is one of the most powerful forms of self-expression. Dare to express yourself in the most authentic ways.

If you find more than one Electimuss fragrance you adore don’t forget that you can take advantage of our gift sets and bundles. They provide great value for multiple purchases.