Marilyn Aftershave Balm

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On June 1, 1926, Norma Jean Mortensen was born.

She survived a brutal childhood (12 foster homes and an orphanage), married young, then got a job working in a munitions factory during WWII, building rockets and bombs for the Radioplane Company. There, she met David Conover, an Army photographer who would change her life. Had she stayed in industry, she would have been a titan. In modeling, her next career, she would have been an icon.

Instead, she moved on to acting, and became Marilyn Monroe.

This Valentine's Day, we pay homage to the Blonde Bombshell herself, the most famous sex symbol of the 20th Century (and likely longer). Monroe famously wore a drop of Chanel No. 5 (and nothing else) to bed, but she also had a fondness for Patou Joy ("the costliest perfume in the world") and the now all-but-lost Floris Rose Geranium. All three were sexy, sensual, intimate things.

Facets of all three have made it into her namesake perfume.

Introducing Marilyn, our sprawling, baroque tribute to Monroe and her legacy. Blended with notes of amber, bergamot, cedar, clary sage, coriander, fir, labdanum, leather, opoponax, tonka, tobacco, sandalwood, vetiver, and ylang ylang, Marilyn is a powdery, cedary descent into what it means to feel stylish and sexy, capped with herbs and florals and underlaid by the promise of desire. Cast in the mold of Golden Age perfumery, the sort of fragrances that surrounded Monroe during her lifetime, Marilyn is the perfect representation of the impact she left behind, tuned for a masculine audience and perfect for the most intimate of company.

Net Wt. 3.75 oz. Made in USA

The Balm

Our upgraded and improved alcohol-free aftershave balm is a glorious treat for the skin. Enriched with super-moisturizing kokum and cupaçu butters, hydrolyzed oat protein, and nourishing daikon seed oil, this soothing, moisturizing emulsion will calm irritation and redness and leave your skin feeling moisturized for hours on end.

Ingredients

Aqua, Capric/Caprylic Triglyceride, Squalane (Olive), Polyacrylamidomethylpropane Sulfonic Acid, Aveena sativa (Oat) Kernel Protein, Simmondsia Chinensis (Jojoba) Oil, Fragrance, Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Extract (and) Maltodextrin, Polysorbate 80, Saccharide Isomerate, Raphanus Sativus (Radish) Seed Extract, Garcinia indica (Kokum) Butter, Sodium Stearoyl Glutamate, Theobroma grandiflorum (Cupuacu) Butter, Allantoin, Phenoxyethanol (and) Caprylyl Glycol (and) Sorbic Acid, Propanediol, Water, Enteromorpha Compressa Extract, Silybum Marianum Fruit Extract, Ocinum Sanctum Leaf Extract

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JJ
03/01/2023
Jared J.
United States United States

One of the best

Awesome!! Smells manly with a light floral touch. I enjoy it, my wife loves it.

NJ
02/21/2023
Noah J.
United States United States

Smells great

Bought this for myself. The scent is great and the feel of the balm is amazing too. A TINY amount goes a long way, so this should last some time. Highly recommend