Aftershave splashes are a classic and important part of shaving. This formidable formula has a powerful astringent, antibacterial, moisturizing and toning action on the skin, helping to close pores and soothe the skin. The best denatured alcohol combined with generous amounts of soothing witch hazel extract and aloe vera juice are used for aftershaves to calm and cool the skin, after shaving. Completing the product is an addition of non-comedogenic (non-blocking) vegetable glycerin and sodium lactate in order to enhance the moisturizing power of each bottle, which is offered in elegant, high-quality frosted glass and finished with hand-applied waterproof vinyl labels.
What does it smell like? Empress Rising is inspired by the darker, heavier scents of autumn and also by its musical namesake, a song by the Swedish doom metal band, “Monolord.” We find combined wonderful notes of opulent incense, the sweetness of English rose, borrowed earthiness of oak moss, and the woodiness of cedar wood. It evokes something intensely autumnal and nocturnal.