Terpsichore by ime Natural Perfumes Australia


Post by Portia


Hey lovers of Natural Fragrance,

ime Natural Perfume are run by a girlfriend of mine here in Australia, Tonya Walker is her name. Tonya wanted to offer a set of naturals that were usable alone or in conjunction with the rest of the line, a bit like the Jo Malone idea. The difference here being that Tonya wanted to capture the healing benefits of the ingredients and use these fragrances as mood enhancers or diverters. I have long used fragrance to circumvent downward emotional spirals and Tonya has created the whole ime Natural Perfume series to help you do just that.

Terpsichore by ime Natural Perfumes

Terpsichore (Expressive)

IME_Terpsichore_Expressive1Photo Stolen ime Natural Perfumes

ime Natural Perfumes gives these featured accords:
Orange, Lime, Chamomile, Lavender, Ylang Ylang

Terpsichore is the muse of dance and I think she was the one that Olivia Newton John played in the 1980 film Xanadu. Still one of my favourite shit movies of all time and I still find myself singing the songs while cleaning or sewing 35 years later.

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Lime & lavender open in a sharp, effervescent, ultra high pitched zing on my skin. An awkward pairing that seems to vibrate. It is like plunging into a cool pool on a boiling hot day. Initially your body can’t believe it but withing a minute you’re absolutely comfortable. While Terpsichore remains effervescent through its whole life the pitch softens and becomes far less outrageous. Refreshing? Yes, every time I spritz I find it a perfect work and focus scent as well as giving my energy levels a boost. Like a metaphorical and fragrant cup of coffee.

Basically the two lead notes stay the focus for the whole ride and everything else bolsters their supremacy. Quite linear and fresh all the way through. Even after sleeping there is a whisper of citrus overlaying my bodies scent, that is so unusual for a natural fragrance and a citrus. I have to get my nose right onto my skin to smell it but it’s there faintly.

From ime Natural Perfumes: Free, Spirited, Expressive: The muse of Dance is a free spirit. She will inspire you to find delight in dancing to your own rhythmic beat, lost in the moment. Be a Natural and express yourself.

IME_Terpsichore_Expressive Jônatas Cunha FOLHA FRESCA (Fresh leaf) FlickrPhoto Stolen Flickr

ime Natural Perfumes has $60/30ml and Samples

There are eight more ime Natural Perfumes that you can try too, and they have a sensational sample pack so you can try them all.

Do you ever wear natural fragrances?
Portia xx

9 thoughts on “Terpsichore by ime Natural Perfumes Australia

  1. Portia, I just love your reviews of our little ladies! So refreshing to read. Thank you ❤ Xanadu is one of my all time favs too. Thank you for your support & lovely words. Ton xx


  2. I love naturals, Portia, and lime fragrances too!
    Since I don’t drink coffee, Terpsichore sounds like it might just help me to wake up on lazy days like today. I noticed that ime ships their 2mls and sample packs internationally!
    Azar xx


    • Hi Azar, this little lady also has a soft spice undertone which could be a nice addition for those lazy days too ?. We’ve been giving international shipping a go, so far so good. Shoot me an email if you have any questions any time. Xx


  3. Hi Portia!

    Love your review, this line is right up my alley. Do you use this fragrance often?

    Sounds like a great fragrance to use for work as Well. It sounds truly interesting, Will check their sample pack. Normally I do not use Natural perfumes due to their short longevity, I love April Aromatics though, especially Precious Woods which I use to ground myself when I need to.

    xXxx Esperanza


    • Hey Esperanza,
      The ime fragrances have much better longevity than most naturals. They smell more mainstream than most natural ranges too. I don’t wear Terpsichore often because I’m ALWAYS so full of beans. Giving me more energy or excitement makes me quite unbearable.
      The opening will zing the dead back to life.
      Portia xx


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