A mint version of the Mugler A * Men fragrance
Also, as if to celebrate the 10 years of creation of this emblematic perfume, the brand Thierry Mugler has decided to make a new version called A * Men Kryptomint. Prepare to welcome an unprecedented cold spell: A * Men Kryptomint intends to energize your daily life!
Thierry Mugler’s new superhero
Since its launch, the A * Men perfume has taken us into a fantastic universe close to that of the heroes of the publisher Marvel for whom Thierry Mugler has a real fascination. Moreover, you are probably not without having noticed the play on words contained in the name of this perfume. A * Men Kryptomint evokes kryptonite. The latter constitutes the only material capable of upsetting Superman’s supernatural powers. Moreover, it can even in certain cases prove to be fatal for the latter. This is to tell you the power of this new nectar! What’s more, the play on words between “kryptonite” and “mint”, which means “mint” in English, is not without announcing the freshness contained in this bottle. Advertising for A * Men Kryptomint, meanwhile, It also says a lot about the power of this niche fragrance. It highlights the Silver Surfer, a super hero invested with a power allowing him to manipulate matter and cosmic energy in order to launch destructive bursts. Thus, it can take hits without any damage and has unparalleled strength. So gentlemen, have you ever dreamed of becoming a super hero?
The intense freshness of A * Men Kryptomint
As the name of this niche fragrance suggests, it clearly highlights the incisive presence of mint. This new juice is described as “the scent of a daring hero”. It comes across as the freshest version in its entire class, highlighting the peppermint. A real boost in everyday life, this one aims to reveal all the power that is in you and to stimulate your energy day after day. Mint is present in its top notes and is quickly followed by the presence of Egyptian geranium. This plant spices up the whole while giving it a certain elegance. Its base gradually softens, plunging us into a dark and creamy trail of patchouli and tonka bean. As usual, everything is offered to us in a bottle studded with a glass star. Iconic sign of the Thierry Mugler brand, this time it is tinted with a totally frosted blue green. Thierry Mugler had never dared to dress one of his bottles in such flashy lacquering, enough to seduce all the modern-day heroes who are usually followers in their easily identifiable color suits.
Released in 2017, “ A * Men Kryptomint is Thierry Mugler’s new hero. With “A * Men” released in 1996, the Mugler brand took us to a cosmic and unique world. Since then, Thierry Mugler has continued his momentum. “A * Men Kryptomint” tells the legend of a man with magical powers. The word “kryptomint” refers to the powers of the hero Superman. Indeed, kryptonite is the material that disrupts Superman’s powers, and which depending on its color, can be fatal. Coming from the planet Krypton, kryptonite causes supernatural energy in humans.
Jacques Huclier deploys his magical powers as a perfumer for A * Men Kryptomint
In 1987, Jacques Huclier graduated from the prestigious school of perfumery, ISIPCA. In 1990, he joined Quest (now Givaudan), and obtained the “rank” of senior perfumer in 2007. After having recently interviewed Jacques Huclier, a journalist affirms “Jacques describes what he does as being something between that of an artist and that of a craftsman. When the initial idea for a perfume is formed, he humbly assumes the role of artist. Refining the idea and perfecting the formula requires the skill and know-how of a highly qualified craftsman ”. Also, when asked what is his favorite material, Jacques Huclier explains “Australian sandalwood should be in all flavors … Australian sandalwood gives a pleasant woodiness, it is the heartbeat of Australia. “. We owe Jacques Huclier great successes such as “A * Men” by Thierry Mugler, “Ricci Ricci” by Nina Ricci or “Guess Dare Men” by Guess.
Peppermint, the star of A * Men Kryptomint perfume
“A * Men Kryptomint” is a fragrance between myth and reality. The composition begins with the intense freshness of peppermint. Born in the Middle East, peppermint comes from a hybrid between two species of mint, namely water mint and spearmint. Peppermint owes its name to its smell, which is of course very strongly peppery. Mint is a perennial plant that measures between 40 and 60cm high. The leaves are oval and serrated, dark green in color. It was in the 18th century that peppermint became famous in Europe. It is then used for its many therapeutic virtues. In perfumery, the essence of peppermint is obtained by steam distillation of the leaves that have just flowered. It offers very fresh, herbaceous and peppery tones.
Then, the heart of “A * Men Kryptomint” takes on geranium which brings here its flowery and green side. Native to South Africa, geranium is one of the perennials that adorn our balconies. In 1672, the geranium was brought from South Africa to the Netherlands. In the 18th century, geraniums can be found in many European gardens. In perfumery, geranium gives off floral, spicy, minty and rosy tones. Masculine and sensual, the base of “A * Men Kryptomint” is composed of patchouli and tonka bean. As for the bottle, it uses the main codes of its predecessor. It is nevertheless tinted for the occasion in mint blue, with its famous green star.
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