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Roxy for Women

NOTES: (as listed on sephora.com): Citrus, Red Fruits, Magnolia, Violet, Lily of the Valley, Frangipani, Ylang Ylang, Amber, Musk

Roxy for women

Roxy for women

I was a little apprehensive about buying Roxy, despite the fact that it was dirt cheap at my local TJ Maxx.   Although I do not own any other Roxy brand products, I am familiar with their line, and I didn’t really think that their perfume would be a good match for me.  However, I had read the notes, and felt them to be non-offensive, so I figured I would purchase it.  Worst case scenario, I was out $15 – best case scenario, I found the perfume that I had been missing out on my entire life.

CLASSIFICATION:  Hip, young, sporty

AGE GROUP:  Teen/college

SIMILAR SCENT(s):  N/A

FORM: Eau de Toilette

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Harajuku Lovers Perfume by Gwen Stefani – Coming Soon

As reported from makeupandbeautyblog.com, styledash.com

Coming in September 2008, Harajuku Lovers perfume by Gwen Stefani! Five scents will be released in this line, all available in two sizes (10 mL and 30 mL) and in solid perfume form (as a set of all five). Each fragrance is molded after Gwen’s four real-life Harajuku girls (Love, [Lil’] Angel, Music, and Baby). The fifth scent shall represent their leader, “G.”

Gwen & her Harajuku Girls

Gwen & her Harajuku Girls

The bottles are two-piece “dolls” that are molded according to their real life Harajuku counterpart, making displaying these on your vanity counter that much more fun.

Harajuku Lovers Perfume

Harajuku Lovers Perfume

Below is what you can expect out of each of these scents:

Love — a floral with notes of bergamot, pomelo (citrus, a little like grapefruit), peach, rose, jasmine, orchid and musk

Lil’ Angel — a fruity floral with with notes of different berries (raspberry, cranberry, blackberry), pineapple, rose and amber

Music — a floral with notes of clementine, pear, jasmine, sweet pea, honeysuckle, vanilla and musk

Baby — a powder musk with freesia, bergamot, rose, jasmine, musk, heliotrope, vanilla and violet

G — a food lover’s fragrance with mandarin, coconut, apple, freesia and sandalwood

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XOXO
XOXO

XOXO

NOTES (as listed on fragrantica.com): musk, sandalwood, passion fruit, white apricot, bergamot, tahitian vanilla

Yet another good ol’ impulse buy, the cute pink box of XOXO was what really drew me to it. I knew nothing of this fragrance, having never read reviews, and there not being a tester where I bought it (it was purchased at the same time as my Roxy Love; see two entries back from this one).

CLASSIFICATION: clean, unique, very slightly flowery/floral

AGE GROUP: college

SIMILAR SCENT(s): n/a

FORM: eau de parfum

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Salvatore Ferragamo Incanto Heaven
Salvator Ferragamo Incanto Heaven

Salvatore Ferragamo Incanto Heaven

NOTES (as listed on sephora.com): Grapefruit, Seringa Flower, Apple, Pink Peony, Apricot, Hibiscus Flower Tea, Violet, Musk.

I was captivated by all things Salvatore Ferragamo, and decided to give this perfume a go. I figured with the success of the other scents we’ve sampled in his line, no harm would come of this purchase. Plus, anything in a cute bottle with grapefruit as a top note is worth the price of a mini.

CLASSIFICATION: Feminine, floral, fresh, fruity

AGE GROUP: Perfect for anyone

SIMILAR SCENT(s): Slightly similar to Incanto Shine.

FORM: Eau de Toilette

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Kim Kardashian Perfume Is In The Works
July 22, 2008, 2:06 am
Filed under: In the press | Tags: ,

As reported from starpulse.com

Kim Kardashian, the exotic beauty who is most famous for her x-rated home movie with R&B star Ray J (aka Brandy’s brother) and her curvaceous figure, currently has a fragrance in the works with perfumer Caroline Sabas.

Kim Kardashian

Kim Kardashian

According to Kim, she is an admitted scent addict herself – “”It has always been a dream of mine to start my own perfume business, since I love to mix fragrances together and come up with new and different scents!”

The scent won’t be with us until May of 2009, at which time it will hit the fragrance shelves in the United States, Australia, England, Germany, and Japan. No other details (i.e. scent type, demographic) have been released.



Roxy Love

NOTES (as listed on sephora.com): green tea leaves, lime, yuzu, tangerine, petitgrain lime, grenade, peony, freesia, bahia orchid, floated wood accord, musk, cedarwood

Roxy Love

The summery colors of the bottle, along with the Roxy name, caused this impulse buy of mine. I had never read any reviews, and there was no tester, so I was in for a surprise (whether it was a good one or a bad one)!

CLASSIFICATION: unisex, watery

AGE GROUP: perfect for anyone

SIMILAR SCENT(s): Anna Sui Secret Wish, CK One

FORM: eau de toilette

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