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Maria Sharapova
Maria Sharapova

Maria Sharapova

NOTES (as listed on perfumania.com): Mandarin, Bergamot, Cassis Berries, Lemongrass, Gardenia, Jasmine, Magnolia, Pomegranite Leaf, English Rose Petals, Wimbledon Grass, Cashmere Musk, White Amber Crystals, Vanilla.

I purchased a mini bottle of Maria Sharapova based on reviews I read, which namely claimed that it was a light, floral, sporty fragrance. I am ashamed to admit that I had no idea who Maria Sharapova was, aside from being an attractive blonde as displayed on the packing for her perfume, and that didn’t much matter to me. The notes seemed non-offensive, if not a little mysterious (hello, wimbledon grass?), and, although I know not to judge a book by its cover, the bottle appear to house some light and feminine juice.

CLASSIFICATION: Feminine, floral

AGE GROUP: Perfect for anyone

SIMILAR SCENT(s): Reminds me of Estee Lauder Pleasures

FORM: Eau de Parfum

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Versace Bright Crsytal
Versace Bright Crystal

Versace Bright Crystal

NOTES (as listed on sephora.com): iced accord, yuzu, pomegranate, peony, magnolia, lotus flower, acajou, vegetal amber, musk

I had heard of Versace Bright Crystal (and even had smelled it) before, but I must not have gotten a very good whiff, combined with that I didn’t get to smell it on my own skin (a co-worker brought it in, but I was already wearing perfume; I only got to smell it on other girls), because it didn’t leave a lasting impression. Upon receiving a sample of it a few days ago, I was eager to test it on myself. I was very pleasantly surprised!

CLASSIFICATION: feminine, clean, floral

AGE GROUP: college

SIMILAR SCENT(s): Vera Wang Flower Princess, Guess New

FORM: eau de toilette

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Sex Leg Perfume Commercial
July 20, 2008, 4:55 pm
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While cruising You Tube for some other, more specific videos, I came across this and thought it was hilarious. A bit slow moving, the end result is worth it. This parody reminded me in particular of the commercial for Mariah Carey’s perfume (“M”).



[Baby Phat] Fabulosity
Fabulosity

Fabulosity

NOTES (as listed on fragrancenet.com): juicy plum, orange blossom, tiger lily, Chinese osmanthus, coconut milk, purple violet, Tasmanian honey, patchouli, amber, vanilla

Having been relatively satisfied with Kimora Lee Simmons’s first fragrance (Baby Phat Goddess), my interest was piqued when I heard of Fabulosity.

CLASSIFICATION: woodsy

AGE GROUP: mature

SIMILAR SCENT(s): n/a

FORM: eau de parfum

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Britney Spears Midnight Fantasy
Britney Spears Midnight Fantasy

Britney Spears Midnight Fantasy

NOTES (as listed on valentineperfume.com): black cherry, raspberry, plum, iris, night blooming orchid, freesia, vanilla, amber, musk

I must warn you that this is my absolute favorite fragrance, hands down. I will try to write this review as constructively as possible, but if it just comes across as me proverbially gazing starry-eyed into the beautiful bottle of this delicious parfume extraordinaire, then… sorry.

CLASSIFICATION: fruity

AGE GROUP: perfect for all ages

SIMILAR SCENT(s): n/a

FORM: eau de parfum

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Vera Wang Flower Princess
Vera Wang Flower Princess

Vera Wang Flower Princess

NOTES (as listed on sephora.com): Green Ivy, Tangerine, Water Lily, Orange Flower Petals, Moroccan Rose, Jasmine Sambac, Riviera Mimosa, Apricot Skin, Amber, Woods, Musk.

I had tested the original Vera Wang Princess, but was not impressed; for one thing, I was not expecting a floriental fragrance from something that was marketed for an extremely young age group. I read about Vera Wang Flower Princess, and was intrigued. Supposedly, Vera Wang created this fragrance for the Japanese market, which likes lighter, sweeter fragrances according to the review I read. As a result, Vera Wang Flower Princess became available for a limited time in the United States, and I took the plunge before it was too late.

CLASSIFICATION: Soft, feminine, and flowery.

AGE GROUP: college

SIMILAR SCENT(s): Flower Princess vaguely reminds me of J.Lo Glow, just with a much more floral twist

FORM: Eau de Toilette

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Britney Spears Curious
Britney Spears Curious

Britney Spears Curious

NOTES (as listed on fragrancenet.com): tuberose, magnolia, sandalwood, vanilla infused musk, pear, and jasmine.

I was curious to smell Curious by Britney Spears again (excuse the terrible pun); I had sampled her debut perfume when it first came out, and ruled it out right away. However, I saw a roll-on scent stick when shopping for perfumes today that was ultra-cheap, and couldn’t resist.

CLASSIFICATION: floral, feminine

AGE GROUP: perfect for anyone / mature

SIMILAR SCENT(s): n/a

FORM: Perfumed Shimmer Stick

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