Love and Tears, Surrender is the 9th fragrance in the Black Masterpiece/L'Oeuvre Noire series. It is a unisex jasmine soliflore; ingredients include bergamot, petit grain, cypress, jasmine, orange blossom, ylang ylang, and ciste. In addition, Love and Tears, Surrender is composed exclusively with the Absolute Jasmine from India, a Jasmine with strong orange blossom undertones.
Kilian's "L'Oeuvre Noire" fragrances are an eco-luxe collection revolving around 3 themes: "Love and its prohibitions," "The Artificial paradises," and "The Temptations." Kilian uses only the rarest and most expensive essential oils in each scent and, most importantly, all of Kilian's perfumes are refillable so the bottle you buy is the bottle you keep for your lifetime. Nothing is meant to be thrown away!
Having trained with the greatest noses in perfumery and worked for perfume houses such as Christian Dior, Paco Rabanne, Alexander McQueen, and Giorgio Armani, Kilian launched his own brand that reflects not only his expertise but his heritage. Heir to a long line of cognac makers, Kilian has put a personal spin on his family's tradition by creating uncompromisingly luxurious fragrances that are redolent of the sugar in alcohol and the wood of cognac barrels. Kilian Hennessy answers our 5 Questions.