Barrister and Mann Paganini's Violin Aftershave Balm (100ml)
Paganini's Violin is proudly offered in an upgraded and improved alcohol-free aftershave balm. Enriched with super-moisturising kokum and cupaçu butters, hydrolysed oat protein and nourishing daikon seed oil, this soothing, moisturising emulsion will calm irritation and redness and leave your skin feeling moisturised for hours on end.
Legends abound of the remarkable skill of Italian violin virtuoso Niccolò Paganini, the greatest violinist of his time. He was so singularly talented that the story goes that he was playing a new composition at a nobleman's villa one evening, a piece commissioned by the nobleman to draw a pretty woman's affections. Paganini played beautifully, surrounded by admiring listeners, until one of the strings on the instrument snapped. Undaunted, Paganini continued to play without missing a note, and a second string snapped. He continued without interruption, to the amazement of everyone around him. Surely he could not continue? But then a third string snapped, and still Paganini continued to play, completing his performance on only the one remaining string on the violin. Awestruck, the listeners broke into thunderous applause, and the legend of Niccolò Paganini grew.
But in his later years, when asked by a biographer about the story, Paganini revealed the truth: the piece had been specifically written to be played on successively fewer strings, and it was Paganini himself who broke each one as he played, dazzling his audience in the process.
For Paganini's Violin, Barrister and Mann have composed a fragrance built on multiple variations on a single note, all playing together into one unified, singular whole. The smell of clean skin after a hot shower, interlaced with fruity undercurrents and tea, Paganini's Violin is one of their most unusual experiments and decidedly an in-house favourite. We know you'll love it too.
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