Sunday, October 8, 2023

NEW! The Ultimate Fall Fragrance: Tonkandy from Hermetica

As the leaves begin to change their colors and the air turns crisp, there's an undeniable shift in the atmosphere that beckons us to adapt our fragrance wardrobe. Just as we swap out our lightweight summer clothes for cozy sweaters, transitioning to fragrances that capture the essence of the season becomes equally important. One such fragrance that perfectly embodies the spirit of autumn is Hermetica's Tonkandy. With its unique blend of milk caramel, Davana, Tonka and Vanilla, Tonkandy is a masterpiece that will transport you to a world of warmth, comfort, and nostalgia.

The sun is still shining but the weather is for sure getting cooler.

Opening Notes

Tonkandy opens with Bergamot (Italian Citrus), Cinnamon Leaf Essence and Black Pepper. It’s an unusual blend that immediately makes me want to reach for my sweater and boots. It’s cozy but in a let’s-warm-up sort of way.

The Heart Notes: A Milky Caramel Dream

As the fragrance begins to settle on your skin, it unveils a heart filled with captivating notes. Milky caramel candy takes center stage, and this was the whole reason I wanted this perfume. I really enjoy a sweet, milky caramel scent. Tonkandy balances the sweet with Geranium and Davana. I appreciate that because as much as I love a sweet scent, moderation is key and too much sweet can get overpowering. Nothing to worry about with this Hermetica fragrance that got the blend just right.

The Base Notes: A Slightly Sensual Finish

The final act of Tonkandy is marked by its luxurious and sensual base notes. Vanilla, Tonka Bean, and Musk combine to create a warm and inviting fragrance that lingers on your skin for hours. Vanilla's sweet and comforting aroma intertwines seamlessly with the deep, earthy richness of Tonka Bean, while Musk adds a velvety touch of sensuality. This base note trio ensures that Tonkandy leaves a lasting impression, making it an ideal choice for both those cooler Fall days and romantic Autumn nights.

Why Tonkandy is Perfect for Cooler Weather:

Warmth and Comfort: The blend of sweet, creamy, and spicy notes in Tonkandy provides a sense of warmth and comfort, making it the perfect choice for both the chilly autumn days and the colder nights. 

  • Uniqueness: Tonkandy's smooth and well-balanced composition offers a unique take on a caramel and Tonka scent. I have several fragrances with this scent profile and this one, though you can smell each included note, does not smell like any other fragrance I own or have tried. 
  • Versatility: This is a truly versatile scent, suitable for both daytime and evening wear. It would be great whether you're going for a casual stroll or attending a formal event. 
  • Nostalgia: The scent of caramel candy and the spicy nuances of cinnamon leaf essence and black pepper evoke nostalgic feelings of autumn, making Tonkandy a scent that resonates with the season's spirit.
  • Consciously Made: Hermetica has gone to great lengths to be very conscious with their fragrance line.  From the sustainable packaging to the clean ingredients (that are alcohol-free) this is a scent you can feel good wearing and feel good ABOUT wearing.

So, as the weather cools and the leaves paint a vibrant tapestry of reds and golds, it's time to embrace the changing season and adapt my fragrances accordingly. Some scents just wear better in the cooler weather. Hermetica's Tonkandy, with its captivating blend of notes that evoke warmth and comfort is one of those that is perfect for the autumn season. This fragrance will envelop you in a delightful aroma.

Now if you’ll excuse me while I go spritz some of this on. It’s time to make some cozy moments and unforgettable memories the Tonkandy way.

Purchase your own Tonkandy fragrance HERE.


  1. I couldn't agree more! There's something about the changing colours of the leaves and the crisp air that just makes me want to switch up my fragrance game. And Hermetica's Tonkandy sounds like the perfect scent to capture the essence of autumn. The blend of milk caramel, Davana, Tonka, and Vanilla is simply divine, and I love how it balances sweet with spicy and earthy notes. And the fact that it's consciously made with sustainable packaging and clean ingredients makes it even more appealing. I can't wait to try it out and create some cosy moments and unforgettable memories this season!

  2. This sounds like the perfect Fall time scent! I am looking forward to changing my routine this season and Tonkandy sounds lovely. Stephanie

  3. Not only is this a beautiful scent - but the bottle is a work of art and looks so pretty sitting on the makeup table. A great autumn scent!

  4. Ooohhhh....this is my first time seeing the Tonkandy fragrance. May I say that seeing this review of it is timely as what I had, got done, this week?

  5. Oh wow it really sounds awesome! I definitely love to switch up my perfumes season to season but I'm a big summer kinda girl! haha. Definitely want to give this a smell!

  6. This is the first time I know about this fragrance but looks like it a good choice for the fall. Not sure if I can use it on my trips but I really want to try.

  7. Thanks for sharing your thoughts on this fragrance; it's clear that it embodies the essence of autumn beautifully!

  8. I love vanilla and musk combination. I`m looking for new fragrance and I`ll give a chance to Hermetica Tonkandy. Thank you for recommendation!

  9. I love that it is consciously made especially with clean ingredients. I'm always looking for new fragrances so will check this out as it sounds like something I would like.

  10. There is definitely something about the seasonal change that makes me want to start afresh, like a wardrobe change-over and rituals meant for that season - on the same line a fragrance like this to go with that could really drive it all home. Will give it a shot. :)

  11. This sounds like something I could wrap myself in. A lovely autumn fragrance! I agree, there's something fun and exciting about the season change bringing new scents to indulge in.


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