Ink? In a fragrance?  Absolutely. You can smell scents featuring ink on their fragrance pyramid and be right back there in the classroom, getting a whiff from your inky fingers.

Although ink-y notes can come from natural materials like oakmoss, it generally isn’t really ink that you’ll smell in a scent.  More commonly, ‘ink’ is a synthetic ‘novelty’ ingredient, used mostly in men’s fragrances to give a mysterious hint of solvent or damp moss, or (romantically) to conjure up the vision of someone writing love letters, perhaps, with a good old-fashioned quill.

Smell ink in:

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