Atomic Pumpkin Star Jelly | A Phoenix Shaving Fall Classic!
Far off in another galaxy, on a planet similar to our own comes Atomic Pumpkin!
You don't need to smell like a Latte this year!
This isn't your basic seasonal Pumpkin Pie offering my friends but something far more sophisticated and alluring, West Indian Bay, Moro Blood Orange, Allspice, Lite Cinnamon, Ginger, and Nutmeg. Trust me when I say this really is some festive, masculine magic done right.
If an aftershave balm and alcohol based splash were to have a baby, our Star Jelly Aftershave Formula would be their love child. Not to be confused with an alcohol free balm, meaning; this stuff still contains alcohol and a kiss of menthol to give you that classic splash feel at first. Then there is that familiar cool down we all know and love...but something more is going on, something cosmic!
Unlike traditional balms, our Star Jelly absorbs rapidly into freshly shaven skin without any greasy, heavy feeling build up! Star Jelly leaves your skin moisturized and silky. A refreshing, alternative that you instantly will fall in love with!
Allantoin: a naturally ocurring nitrogenous compound used as a skin conditioning agent. It can be derived from animals, however the allantoin we use is derived from plants.
Caprylic/Capric Triglycerides: from coconut oil and glycerin, it’s considered an excellent emollient. It’s included in cosmetics due to its mix of fatty acids that skin can use to resist moisture loss. This ingredient’s value for skin is made greater by the fact that it’s considered gentle.
Vegetable Glycerine: is derived from soy and is used in cosmetics and body care products to assist in retaining moisture. It is invaluable as a natural source ingredient with emollient like properties which can soften the skin.
If you are already a fan of our many Bay Rum creations then you know to expect something smooth, refined, distinctive and just different. The goal was to stay within the Bay Rum tradition but add our own spin on things and a page to the history.
Atomic Pumpkin, though playful and fun is no different in this approach. We take Bay Rum serious, but if we can't dance now and again, it's not our revolution...if you know what I mean? :)
Our Atomic Pumpkin Bay Rum is steeped in classic pumpkin pie spices for up to 6 weeks before the batch is complete; Allspice, Ginger, Cinnamon, and Nutmeg...minus the Clove! I felt rather than opt for a typical orange top note I'd Reach for Moro Blood Orange instead.
The 'Moro' is the most colorful of the blood oranges, with a deep red flesh and a rind with a bright red blush. It is from this rind that the hydrosol used in our splash is derived. The aroma is much more intense and present than a standard or bitter orange hydrosol. Very distinct with almost berry type notes.
I also chose to use Elemi Resin fastly becoming one of my favorite of the classic perfuming resinoids!
Elemi is an ancient resin dating back to the time of the Pharaohs, both spicy & peppery but contains even more pronounced woody-grassy facets. It really makes for a solid grounding element in what would typically be a spicy and flighty charge for your nose! Meaning, Elemi really reins in the typical hot heads of the blend.
Ingredients: Deionized Water, Perfumers Alcohol, Caprylic/Capric Triglycerides, Glycerin, Butylene Glycol, Caprylyl Methicone, Ammonium Acryloyldimethyltaurate/VP Copolymer, Cetearyl Alcohol, Allantoin, Menthol, Phenoxyethanol, Caprylyl Glycol, Hexylene Glycol, Ethylhexylglycerin