Filed under: Perfume reviews | Tags: butterfly kiss, feminine, floral, freesia, fresh, girl next door, heliotrope, jasmine, lily lotus, lotus, mint, sula, sula butterfly kiss, sula girl next door, sula lily lotus, ulta, Water Lily
Girl Next Door is a scent achieved from two of Sula’s fragrances — Butterfly Kiss and Lily Lotus. Both scents, as well as the layering pack, are available from Ulta.
NOTES (Butterfly Kiss): freesia, heliotrope, and jasmine.
NOTES (Lily Lotus): water lily, lotus, freesia and a faint hint of mint.
Please note: All grading is on Girl Next Door, which is Butterfly Kiss and Lily Lotus combined.
CLASSIFICATION: floral, fresh
AGE GROUP: High School and up
SIMILAR SCENT(s): N/A
FORM: Eau De Parfum
Filed under: Perfume reviews | Tags: bergamot, black currant, Cassis, crispy green, feminine, floral, fresh, gardenia, heliotrope, lily of the valley, musk, orange blossom, orris root, powdery, Rock n' rose, Rock n' Rose Pret A Porter, rose, sandalwood, valentino, Valentino Rock 'n Rose Prêt à Porter, vanilla
NOTES (as listed on fragrantica.com): bergamot, black currant, crispy green, cassis, rose, gardenia, lily of the valley, orange blossom, sandalwood, orris root, musk, vanilla, heliotrope
CLASSIFICATION: floral, slightly powdery, feminine
AGE GROUP: College
SIMILAR SCENT(s): N/A
FORM: Eau De Toilette
Filed under: In the press | Tags: amber, apple, Baby, bamboo leaf mist, bergamot, blackberry, blond wood, candied violet, celebrity perfumes, clementine, cocounut, cottonwoods, cranberry, creamy paperwhites, creamy vanilla orchid, crystal amber, Egyptian jasmine, floral, freesia, fruity, G, Gwen Stefani, Harajuku Lovers, Harajuku Lovers perfume, heliotrope, hinoki wood, honeysuckle, jasmine, jasmine petals, Jasmine Sambac, Lil' Angel, living hydroponic lace rose, lollipop accord, Love, magnolia, magnolia vapor, mandarin, Music, musk, nectarine blossom, New, orange flower, peach, pear, pear blossom, petally ylang, pineapple, pink pomelo, pomelo, raspberry, Sensual Musk, skin musk, soft wood, sparkling bergamot, sparkling pear, sugared rose, sweet pea, tiare flower, vanilla, violet, watery peony, white musk, white rose, white sandalwood, woods
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.”
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.
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
Continue reading for more specific details on what notes to expect! Continue reading
Filed under: Perfume reviews | Tags: celebrity perfumes, feminine, floral, fresh, fresh pear, Gwen Stefani, heliotrope, jasmine, L, L.A.M.B., muguet, orange blossom, peach, rose, sweet pea, unique, violet, water hyacinth, white freesia
NOTES (as listed on fragrancenet.com): water hyacinth, violet, fresh pear, white freesia, jasmine, muguet, sweet pea, rose, orange blossom, heliotrope, peach
I was visiting with my sister for the weekend, she was finishing up getting ready to go out while I browsed her new magazine selection. I came upon an advertisement for the (at the time) new fragrance from Gwen Stefani, and immediately became excited. I admired many of the pieces from her fashion line L.A.M.B., and expected this fragrance to be ultra-fun, ultra-flirty, and ultra-sassy. We went to Nordstrom’s right away so that I could investigate further…
CLASSIFICATION: unique, fresh, feminine, slightly floral
AGE GROUP: college
SIMILAR SCENT(s): n/a
FORM: eau de parfume