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Girl Next Door by Sula
Girl Next Door

Girl Next Door

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

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Rock ‘n Rose Pret A Porter by Valentino
Rock n Rose Prêt à Porter

Rock 'n Rose Prêt à Porter

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

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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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Gwen Stefani L, a L.A.M.B. fragrance
L, a L.A.M.B. fragrance by Gwen Stefani

L, a L.A.M.B. fragrance by Gwen Stefani

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

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